Opportunity to Provide Offers for Concession Tours in Biscayne National Park

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News Release Date: May 24, 2017

Contact: Matt Johnson, 786-335-3679

HOMESTEAD, Fla. --- Biscayne National Park released a prospectus outlining a business opportunity to provide offers on a concession contract. The new contract includes visitor boat trips to scenic park islands. Tours will depart from Dinner Key Marina in Miami and the Dante Fascell Visitor Center at Convoy Point near Homestead.
 
“As one of the largest marine national parks, this new concession will provide visitors with greater opportunities to get out on the water and experience Biscayne Bay,” said Superintendent Margaret L. Goodro. “These boat tours will showcase Biscayne National Park and will provide for amazing recreational opportunities while enhancing tourism and economic benefits to south Florida.”
 
Required concession services include interpretive boat tours from Dinner Key Marina in Coconut Grove and the Dante Fascell Visitor Center at Convoy Point. Authorized services include; snorkel, dive and charter tours, paddle craft and bicycle rentals, limited retail, food and beverage services, camping gear and lockers, and related equipment and services. The concession will have new and unique access to the park from the popular Dinner Key Marina.
 
A site visit is scheduled on June 20, 2017. It is an opportunity for all interested parties to get an overview of the concession operation and a tour of facilities. For more information on how to provide offers, contract details or to attend the site visit, please visit https://concessions.nps.gov/bisc002-17.html.
 
For more information about Biscayne National Park visit nps.gov/bisc or follow the park on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram at “biscaynenps.”
 
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Last updated: May 24, 2017

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