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.
Celebrate the 95th Birthday of the NPS
Contact: Gary Bremen, 305-230-1144, x007
On August 21st, Biscayne National Park will celebrate the National Park Service’s 95th birthday with cake, educational art activities for the kids, and a “meet and greet” book signing with Janeen Mason, the illustrator and author behind the "Ocean Commotion” book series and the park’s current art exhibit Drawn to the Sea. The free event takes place at the park’s Dante Fascell Visitor Center, located 9 miles east of Homestead, Florida at 9700 SW 328 Street.
Did You Know?
When exploring Biscayne National Park's coral reefs, don't forget to slow down and take note of some of the small wonders. Turtles, sharks and shipwrecks are great, but don't miss flamingo tongue snails, Christmas tree worms and mermaid's wineglasses.