Due to the park's remote location and limited transportation options, it is important to plan ahead to get the most out of a visit to this remarkable marine and historic treasure.
Learn more about directions, operating hours and seasons, and more
Directions and Transportation
With no car access, Dry Tortugas is only accessible by boat or seaplane.
Eating and Sleeping
Visitors are required to provide their own food, water and all other supplies while at the park.
Places to Go
You can enjoy dramatic landscapes and the history of Fort Jefferson, or explore our beautiful reefs, marine life and shipwrecks.
Things to Do
From tours of the historic Fort Jefferson to snorkeling along the moat wall, there are many things to do during your visit
Visiting such an isolated place means that you need to be prepared, not only for rough seas, but for primitive conditions.
How to get to Dry Tortugas
Last updated: January 8, 2021