Snorkeling the Coral Reef in Key Largo With Your Grandchild

Snorkel Florida’s coral reef—the third largest in the world! Visit a dolphin sanctuary and learn from experts at a historic marine park.
Rating (5)
Program No. 21018RJ
6 days
Starts at
1,879 / ADULT
1,199 / CHILD

At a Glance

Pop on your goggles and grab your grandchild for the underwater adventure of a lifetime! Did you know that the third largest living coral barrier reef in the world is right here in the Florida Keys? It’s waiting for you to come snorkel this amazing natural wonder! With an expert scuba-diving instructor, explore the shallow reefs of the world-famous Key Largo National Marine Sanctuary. Meet park rangers who will tell you everything you’ve ever wanted to know about your the finned friends you meet along the reef, and find out all about what the world can do to save the coral from extinction. Plus, see some friendly dolphins up close at a dolphin sanctuary and research center!
Activity Level
Outdoor: No Sweat
Open-water swimming, snorkeling up to 1.5 hours a day.
Small Group
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.
  • See rescued dolphins at the Dolphin Research Center and join a private Q & A session with a staff member who feeds and cares for these animals every day.
  • Wade into the water with park rangers to collect small sea creatures in your net; learn all about them before you release them back into the ocean!
Featured Expert
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Aleksey Berzon
Aleksey Berzon is a Florida Master Naturalist. Born in Russia, he moved to Brooklyn at a young age, and later to Florida to study hospitality at the Rosen College of Hospitality Management. He continued his education at the International Tourism Management Institute to fulfill his dream of leading educational travel groups around the world. He has led groups throughout the United States, Canada, China and Ireland among other places. When he isn’t traveling, Aleksey enjoys coin collecting, photography and storytelling.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Florida’s Fabulous Fish
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Eco-Touring the Florida Keys
by Matthew Landau Larry Gates
Exploring Wild South Florida
by Susan D Jewell

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