Boat Tours, Paddle-craft Rentals and Select Conveniences Temporarily Unavailable
Glass-bottom, snorkel, diving and island boat tours, and rentals for canoes and other paddle-craft, are temporarily unavailable. The park is working to resolve the issue as soon as possible and regrets the inconvenience. Limited snack items are available.
Elliott Key Harbor and Campground Closed Until Further Notice
Contractors began work to repair damaged boardwalks and marina at Elliott Key and the visitor center grounds. The marina and campground at Elliott Key are closed until the repairs are complete. University Dock on Elliott Key remains open for day use only. More »
Thomas M. Strom
A Park Ranger will facilitate your school's visit to Biscayne National Park by leading you through a variety of programs and activities. These programs and activities are designed to mimic the actual scientific thought and procedures that are performed by park scientists every day. Through these programs, students will be encouraged to form their own opinions and draw their own conclusions about environmental concerns.
The Biscayne Expedition Teacher Guide is now available online. It contains information about Biscayne Expedition and will answer many of your questions.
Grades: 5th -7th
Registration for the 2013-14 season OPENS August 14 at 8am.
Registration CLOSES September 27 at 5 pm.
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...