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.
Elliott Key Harbor and Campground Closed Until Further Notice
Contractors began work to repair damaged boardwalks and marina at Elliott Key and the visitor center grounds. The marina and campground at Elliott Key are closed until the repairs are complete. University Dock on Elliott Key remains open for day use only. More »
To determine the time of high and low tide at any location listed in this table, look at the columns headed “Time Differences” in which the hours and minutes to be added or subtracted from the time of high or low tide at the Miami Harbor Entrance are listed. A plus sign (+) indicates that the tide at the location occurs later than at the Miami Harbor Entrance and the difference should be added; a minus sign (-) indicates that it is earlier and should be subtracted. To get the current tides at Miami Harbor Entrance
The height of the tide, referred to the datum of nautical charts, is obtained by means of the height ratios (indicated by an asterisk *). To obtain the height of tide at the location, multiply the height of tide at the Miami Harbor Entrance by the ratio listed. The result is normally rounded to the nearest 0.1 foot.
Did You Know?
Israel Lafayette Jones purchased land on Porgy Key, at the southern end of Biscayne National Park, in 1898. He, his wife Mozelle and their sons Arthur and Lancelot carved out a life for themselves by farming pineapples and key limes, eventually owning most of the land surrounding Jones Lagoon. More...