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Miami to Key Largo Transportation
(Round Trip Transportation Included)
Miami to Key Largo:
-Departure dates: Daily
-Duration: 15 hours
-Departure time: 6:45am
-Departure from Miami:
Spirit of the Keys
Home to the only living coral reef in continental U.S. is Key Largo, also known as the ‘Diving Capital of the World’. With a frost-free subtropical climate throughout the year, the island is the first and largest of the Florida Keys. Tourists come here for diving, sports-fishing, snorkeling, kayaking, canoeing, swimming, hiking, or simply relaxing amidst the crystal clear waters of the Atlantic Ocean. One of the notable Key Largo attractions is the glass bottom boat tour aboard the famous Spirit of Pennekamp. As you glide through crystal clear waters catch a glimpse of the 221-mile long coral trail, the Florida Reef Tract.
Drops of Water
Magnificent exposed coral reefs, sea horses, seashells, and sponges are a feast for the eyes for water lovers. For this do include the John Pennekamp State Park as a part of your Key Largo tours. Explore the wild, natural habitats of numerous fishes and birds set amidst extensive mangrove forests as you paddle through the serene waters. While you are underwater don’t be surprised to stumble upon Jesus, whose 9 foot tall bronze statue awaits you. Known as the Christ of the Abyss, the 4,000 pound heavy statue lies in almost 25 feet of water.
Miami to Key Largo tours are incompletewithout a visit to the Jules’ Undersea Lodge,world’s first underwater hotel. Situated 21 feet below the sea surface, the hotel is covered with oysters, sponges, anemones, and feather duster worms. It came into existence as a research laboratory and now acts as an artificial reef providing shelter to the rich marine life. Cannon Beach at the park has an antique 17th century cannon and the ruins of a shipwreck only 100 feet offshore. Other popular beaches include Anne’s Beach and the ones at Founder's Park, Harry Harris Park, Marriott, and Bayside Resort.
Rare Flora and Fauna
A round trip aboard a Miami to Key Largo shuttle costs $79 for and takes 15 hours. Catch a glimpse of the rare mahogany mistletoe, wild cotton, threatened Cotton Mouse, and Woodrat at the Dagny Johnson State Park. Home to almost 84 preserved varieties of animals and plants, eco-tourists can walk along 6 miles of nature trails and admire the beauty. More than 1,400 endangered American crocodiles reside at the Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge, their nesting and breeding habitat. Other rare species that you might spot here are the Eastern Indigo snake, Stock Island treesnail, and Schaus Swallowtail butterfly.
Eat, Drink, and be Merry
A Key Largo to Miami shuttle costs $39 one way with scheduled stopovers. Art lovers should head to Dan Lawler Fine Art, where the artist has a collection of striking paintings depicting smugglers, wreckers, and seascapes. Those who wish to enjoy their cuisine while watching fishes and dolphins swim underneath them through a glass bottom bar, should visit the Pilot House Restaurant. Other popular restaurants include Sundowners, Upper Crust Pizza, Waffle House, Shipwreck’s Bar, Gus Grille, and the Floating Inn. All said and done, head to the Shadow Point to relax under tropical hardwood hammocks amidst stunning changing lights and shadows throughout the day and make your trip an affair to remember.