Guided Tours

snorkeling adventure at Anniversary Reef
Park snorkeling adventure at Anniversary Reef.

NPS image by Matt Johnson

The Biscayne National Park Institute provides eco-adventures that include snorkeling at a shipwreck on the Maritime Heritage Trail and colorful coral reefs full of life, cruises to Boca Chita Key and lighthouse, sailing on beautiful Biscayne Bay, exploring the seldom seen wonders of Jones Lagoon, and more! Paddle craft are also available for rent at the visitor center for self-guided tours.

Trips may be booked by using the link above, by calling 786-335-3644 or by stopping at the park store. Advance reservations are advised.

The simple fact of Biscayne National Park is that it is 95% water. The institute provides the means to get out on the water to discover the amazing resources of the park.

Others authorized to operate in the park:

  • Island Dreamer Sailing School - sailing, sailing instruction and guided tours. Leaves from downtown Miami area, 561-281-2689
  • Ocean Force Adventures - Stiltsville and Biscayne Bay tours. Daily two hour tours depart from Miami Beach marina. No in-water activities, 305-372-3388
  • Tropic SCUBA - sightseeing and vessel transportation, SCUBA diving and snorkeling, 305-669-1645
  • Anglers Obsession - guided fishing trips, 360-485-3181
  • Horizon Divers - SCUBA, snorkel and sightseeing, 305-453-3535
  • Deco Divers - snorkeling and SCUBA tours, 305-861-6277

  • Miami Sailing Charters - snorkeling, sightseeing and sailing, 305-714-0401

  • Pelican Island Skipper - departs from Pelican Harbor marina in Miami, 305-754-9330.

  • Miami Seaplane Tours - aerial tours over the park. Contact for scheduling and booking. Sea planes do not land in the park. Located at 3401 Rickenbacker Causeway, Key Biscayne, 305-361-3909
  • Arrow Assault Bowfishing - four hour saltwater bowfishing charters. Call for information and booking, 786-708-4973.
  • Thriller Miami - speedboat, Stiltsville and Biscayne Bay tours, departs daily. No in-water activities, 305-373-7001.
  • SRM Water Adventures, LLC - charters for sightseeing and transportation. No in-water activities, 786-300-2141.
How to apply for a Commercial Use Authorization permit.

Last updated: October 31, 2018

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Sir Lancelot Jones Way

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