Fees & Passes

Entrance Fee Details

Purchase your park pass at either the Apollo Beach or Playalinda Beach entrance station: 

Pedestrian or Bicycle - $5.00
Per person or per bicycle, valid for 7 days.

Vehicle Entrance Fee - $15.00

Per vehicle fee (cars, mini-vans, etc..), valid for 7 days.

Motorcyles - $10.00

Day entrance fee for motorcyles

Commercial Tour Vehicles - $100.00

A commercial tour is defined as consisting of one or more persons traveling on an itinerary that has been packaged, priced or sold for leisure or recreational purposes by an organization that realizes financial gain through the provisions of the service. (Costs vary based on design capacity of vehicle, and range from $25 to $100).


For directions call, (386) 428-3384 ext. 0

  • Apollo Beach Entrance Station @ New Smyrna Beach, Florida.

  • Playalinda Beach Entrance Station @ Titusville, Florida.


    Playalinda Beach Entrance Station: 28.6450, -80.6834
    Apollo Beach Entrance Station: 28.9368, -80.8302


Canaveral National Seashore is located along Florida's East coast in both Volusia & Brevard counties. To access Apollo Beach, take I-95 to exit 249, then go east until it turns into A1A. Follow A1A south to the park entrance. To access Playalinda Beach, take I-95 to exit 220. Go east through Titusville on Garden Street, continue east and follow the signs.


Park Passes (Annual & Lifetime)

Purchase the Canaveral National Seashore-specific or nationwide park passes at either the Apollo Beach or the Playalinda Beach Entrance Station. Some passes are life-long (e.g., Senior Pass, Access Pass) while others are valid for 12 months from purchase.

The Senior, Access, and America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass waive the park entrance fee for the pass-holder and up to three fellow travelers.

Senior and Access nationwide passes offer discounts on: Seasonal Pontoon Boat Tours & Summer Turtle Watch Programs. 

Large Non-commercial Vehicles - $5.00 per person

Non-commercial groups entering the park in a bus or vehicle with a capacity of 16 persons or more must pay the park's per-person entrance fee for each person on board.

Backcountry Hiking Permits - $5.00 per day
Obtain your permit from the Visitor Use Assistant at the Apollo Beach or Playalinda Beach Entrance Station.

Passes may be obtained before 1:00 PM in the winter months of Novmeber to March. And when the time changes during daylight savings time (March 10 to November 3, 2019) passes may be obtained prior to 2:00 PM. Only 25 permits issued per day.

If you are planning to hike from one side of Canaveral National Seashore to the other, arrangements must be made to be picked up before the park closes.

2019 Fee Free Entrance Days

Come experience the national parks! On five days in 2019, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone. Mark your calendar for these entrance fee–free dates in 2019:


Backcountry Island Camping Information & Reservations: www.recreation.gov , or call 877-444-6777.

Last updated: October 15, 2019

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Mailing Address:

212 S Washington Ave
Titusville, FL 32796


(321) 267-1110

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