Biscayne National Underwater Park, the park’s sole concessioner, has ceased operations.
Biscayne National Underwater Park, the park’s sole concessioner, has ceased operations. Boat tours and rentals are unavailable. We apologize for this interruption in service. The park is working to make options available to access and explore the park.
Elliott Key Harbor and Campground Closed Until Further Notice
While the harbor and campground are closed, University Dock remains open for day use only. The park approved a contractor to complete repair work. The contractor is in the process of acquiring necessary permits and hopes to begin repairs soon. More »
Electronic Field Trips: Curriculum Materials
In the Underwater Ecosystem Adventure Electronic Field Trip students discover the four ecosystems that make the park unique. They interact with the virtual plants, animals and even people in these ecosystems, through the computer, to learn important facts. Teachers can read about the learning objectives of this e-field trip on the Underwater Ecosystem Adventure Lesson Plan. The lesson plan also includes extensions to add to the students' comprehension.
To further enhance the students' understanding of the park and the natural resources around them the Underwater Ecosystem Adventure Review, comprised of multiple choice, true/false and critical thinking questions, can be completed in conjunction with this e-field trip.
Teachers can call the education office at (305)230-7275 x08 for a copy of the answer key to the Underwater Ecosystem Adventure Review.
Did You Know?
Israel Lafayette Jones purchased land on Porgy Key, at the southern end of Biscayne National Park, in 1898. He, his wife Mozelle and their sons Arthur and Lancelot carved out a life for themselves by farming pineapples and key limes, eventually owning most of the land surrounding Jones Lagoon. More...