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.
2007 <i>Discovery Series</i> Lectures
Contact: Jorge Acevedo, 305-230-1144, x3035
Biscayne National Park will once again be presenting monthly lectures on the park's diverse resources. The Discovery Series, hosted by the Coconut Grove Sailing Club at 2990 South Bayshore Drive, takes place at 7:30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of every month from January through April 2007. The series is free and open to the public. Topics for this 7th year of the popular series are:
Details of Discovery Series lectures and other events sponsored by the park, including glass bottom boat and snorkeling trips, excursions to Elliott and Boca Chita Key, and monthly Family Fun Fests, are available by clicking on the Events Calendar link on the park's website at www.nps.gov/bisc/, or by calling the park's visitor center at 305-230-7275, extension 0.
Did You Know?
Manatees are aquatic relatives of elephants. They have thick gray skin, coarse hairs, big toenails on their flippers, and lips that can rip and tear plants. Ask a Biscayne National Park ranger for suggestions on good places to look for these gentle giants.