• Purple, yellow, gold and orange sponges and soft corals wave against a turquioise sea.


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  • 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.

Skype with a Ranger


Do you have any questions about National Parks that need answering? Do you wonder what makes Biscayne so special? You can interview a Park Ranger via Skype to have your questions answered.

Rangers will present an introduction to the park and its resources, and then answer some questions from students in your classroom. Presentations last 30-45 minutes. To submit a registration form for a program click here

Please contact the Education Program for more information (305) 230-7275 x 08 or
e-mail us.


Did You Know?

Semaphore pricklypear cactus

In 2001, scientists taking a plant inventory in Biscayne National Park discovered a population of semaphore pricklypear cactus, one of the world's rarest plants. Previously known as only 9 plants in the lower Florida Keys, the new population numbered 570 plants...over 60 times the previous count.