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.
Fees & Reservations
If you provide your own boat transportation to Elliott or Boca Chita Key to camp, refer to the "Boat Camping/Overnight Stays" section below.
Group Tent Camping
Boat Camping/Overnight Stays
Any boat in the harbor after 5:00 p.m. is required to pay an overnight fee. There is no fee for day use.
Docking fees are waived from May 1 to September 1.
Boca Chita Pavilion Rental
Biscayne National Park does not have any entrance fees.
Senior Pass and Access Pass
As of October 4, 2011, Biscayne National Park no longer issues Senior Passes. Senior Passes can be purchased at the following nearby locations:
Biscayne National Park DOES issue Access Passes to US citizens and permanent residents who are legally blind or permanently disabled. The free pass admits the pass owner and any accompanying passengers in the same vehicle to Federal recreation areas across the nation.
Biscayne National Park does not have an entrance fee, but visitors holding Senior or Access passes receive a 50% reduction on tent camping and boat camping/overnight stay fees. There is no fee reduction for holders of other Federal Recreation Passes.
Did You Know?
Many sea turtles live in the waters of Biscayne National Park and often nest on the park's few sandy beaches. Park employees monitor nesting beaches each summer to protect new nests from raccoons and other predators. More...