Entrance Fees for Dry Tortugas
The entrance fee for Dry Tortugas National Park is $15.00 per person and is good for 7 consecutive days. Any person under 16 years of age is exempt from paying an entrance fee (this includes international visitors).
Arriving via Seaplane or Ferry
Ferry ticket includes entrance fee to Dry Tortugas National Park and Fort Jefferson. Seaplane charges park entrance fee upon check-in. If you hold a National Parks Pass, show it at either check-in, and the entrance fee will be deducted or not charged with transportation costs.
Arriving via Private Boat or Private Seaplane
Fees are collected through a self-service fee area on the main dock at Garden Key. Cash or check only.
Free Entrance Days
On five days in 2020, 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 2020:
The nightly fee of $15 per camping site is collected through a self-service fee area that is located in the campground. Under 16 are free. A 50% discount applies to holders of the Golden Age or Golden Access Pass. Group camping is a nightly fee of $30 per camping site.
Academic Fee Waivers
All accredited educational and scientific institutions are eligible to receive free entrance to the park. Bringing your classroom to the park can present many unique learning opportunities and novel ways for your students to advance their studies.
Note: Applications must be submitted here to the Special Use Permit Office, two weeks prior to the anticipated date of visit.
Last updated: June 10, 2020