• 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?

Pioneer home on Elliott Key

Elliott Key and other islands in Biscayne National Park were settled under the Homestead Act of 1862. This law gave free land to settlers willing to live on and farm a piece of land for five years. The main crops planted here were pineapples and key limes.