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 »
Grounding Awareness Class
Did you run your boat aground in Biscayne National Park and a receive a citation? Or are you just interested in learning about the underwater world of Biscayne National Park, and want to become a better boater?
The Grounding Awareness Class offers participants the chance to:
This three-hour class is offered quarterly at the Biscayne National Park Dante Fascell Visitor Center, and may be taken in exchange for your fine waived and the charges dismissed on one or more of your violations. The class is also open to the general public, and is free of charge to those who have NOT received tickets.
For more information on class dates and times, and to enroll, please contact the Grounding Awareness Class Coordinator at 305-230-1144, extension 036.
Did You Know?
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.