• 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.

Business Opportunity at Biscayne National Park

A park ranger leads a tour on the glass bottom boat.
A park ranger leads a glass bottom boat tour.

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News Release Date: October 24, 2011
Contact: Cherrie Brice, 404-507-5637

The National Park Service (NPS) has issued a prospectus for solicitation of offers for a ten-year concession contract at Biscayne National Park. The scope of work includes providing boat tours, equipment rentals, water taxi services, limited food service and a small retail operation.

This solicitation for commercial services is fully competitive. Any offer, including that of the existing concessioner, must be received by 4:00 p.m. MST on Wednesday, January 4, 2012.

Complete information can be found online at http://www.concessions.nps.gov/bisc002-12.htm.

Inquiries may be directed to Cherrie Brice at (404) 507-5637 or via email. For regular updates from the park, "like" us on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/BiscayneNPS, or follow us on Twitter at www.Twitter.com/BiscayneNPS.

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Mangrove Snapper

Mangrove snapper (also known as gray snapper) must be at least 10 inches long to keep. Following fishing regulations will ensure healthy fisheries in and outside of Biscayne National Park for generations to come. More...