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.
Each year many people are injured or die in boating accidents, many of which could have been avoided with a little preparation.
While boating in the park or anywhere, keep the following basics in mind:
Safety equipment can save lives and allow you to relax and enjoy your time on the water. Contact your nearest U.S. Coast Guard Station about receiving a free brochure or visit the USCG Boating Safety website. Also, local chapters of U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary perform courtesy boat inspections at many marinas.
Did You Know?
Biscayne National Park's Dante Fascell Visitor Center's architecture is based on the old "House of Refuge" on Miami Beach, a place for shipwreck survivors to take shelter.