21018
Key Largo
Intergenerational: Snorkeling the Coral Reef in Key Largo
Discover the Florida Keys, where you and your grandchild will snorkel one of the world’s largest reefs, visit a sea turtle hospital and learn from experts at a historic marine park.
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Program No. 21018RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
1,599
Getting There
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At a Glance

The third largest living coral barrier reef in the world is right here in the Florida Keys waiting for you and your grandchild to come snorkel this amazing natural wonder. With an expert scuba-diver instructor, explore the shallow, inner coral reefs located at the world-famous Key Largo National Marine Sanctuary. Enjoy an expert presentation on sea turtles and a behind the scenes look at the Turtle Hospital facilities and rehabilitation area in Marathon. Meet park rangers who discuss reef fish identification, natural resource conservation and the environmental issues reefs face today.
Activity Level
Active
Open-water swimming, snorkeling up to 1.5 hours a day.
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Snorkel at Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, which protects the third-largest living coral barrier reef system in the world.
  • Take an expert-led exploration of the Turtle hospital facilities and the sea turtle rehabilitation area.
  • Learn about Theater of the Sea, an entertaining and educational marine animal park established in 1946 and the second oldest marine mammal facility in the world.

General Notes

Program is for grandchildren ages 9-14. For a comparable family adventure for all generations, check out program #21912!
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Alberto J Melendez
Alberto Melendez is a certified educational excursion, a certified Advance Open Water Scuba Diver and a Florida master naturalist. He has been leading kayak and snorkeling explorations in the Orlando area for over eight years. A 'tree-hugger' since the term became popular, he enjoys introducing folks to the inside story of the critters, salt marsh and history of the area.
Alberto J Melendez
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