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

    Biscayne

    National Park Florida

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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.

Doing Business With The Park

Any commercial activity in a National Park requires a permit. For information on obtaining an Incidental Business Permit (including permits for guiding and towing) or information on concessions opportunities call the Assistant Superintendent at 305-230-1144, x031.

If you have products or supplies that you feel might be of interest to the park, contact the park's purchasing agent at 305-230-1144, x037.

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.