Boating is the perfect way to experience the park. Explore sparkling Biscayne Bay, visit emerald islands and discover living coral reefs. Access to these magnificent resources is limited only by time and your skills as a boat operator.
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Protected corals, animals and habitats are found throughout Southeast Florida.
Tips to avoid striking protected species including sea turtles, manatees, dolphins and smalltooth sawfish:
Any collision or injury to such protected species should be reported immediately to:
Federal or state agencies may impose a civil fine of $25,000, a criminal penalty of $50,000 and/or up to 1 year in jail for violating the Endangered Species Act or state statute by “taking" an endangered or threatened species or damaging sea grass and coral. “Taking” is defined as harassing, harming, pursuing, hunting, shooting, wounding, killing, trapping, capturing, collecting or attempting to engage in such conduct.
Last updated: August 9, 2019