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Biscayne National Park

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9700 SW 328th St, Homestead, FL 33033-5634
+1 786-335-3644
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Join us for guided experiences that can include sailing, snorkeling, paddling and exploring the islands.The Institute provides many educational and exciting experiences while you are visiting the park including wildlife watching, boating, paddling, sailing, snorkeling, and much more.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“visitor center” (45 reviews)
“rent kayaks” (6 reviews)
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9700 SW 328th St, Homestead, FL 33033-5634
+1 786-335-3644
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited this park in December. Its free to visit which is always nice. We rented kayaks and paddled by the mangroves and in some channels. It was windy and there wasn't great visibility. Glad I did it but if I had to do over again...More

Thank Shep R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No swimming beaches here! picnickers in abundance . only a small boardwalk Not impressed with the very dry doco vid on Biscayne - fell asleep with the monologue and monotone ! Biscayne covers a huge area but the centre did not impress ! Short distance...More

Thank Highadventurer
Reviewed 1 week ago

This park is everything about water! You can go for snorkeling tours, kayaking tours, or take a boat ride. The best part here what I experienced is kayaking. There are couple of canals entering the bay. The kayaking start point is near the beach and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was visiting the area for a few days so I decided to include a visit of this park. The day was rainy so I did not take the three hourboat trip usually offered at 1:30 pm. The hurricane damaged the one trail open to...More

Thank Kathleen R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at the Visitor Center to learn more about the Biscayne National park and which animals are in the water. Note: 95% of the park is on water.

Thank Stefan B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful day at El Farito! If you like to enjoy what feels like a virgin beach then head to the Biscayne National Park, climb the stairs to get to the top of El Farito and enjoy the wonderful view. Go prepared take your snacks and...More

Thank Lizbeth T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at the park around 11am. Stamped our national park passport books and we were able to book a boat tour on the spot - $39.00/each. We walked around to kill some time before our designated meeting time for the boat ride at 1:30pm....More

Thank 1meanderingmimi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beautiful park is set around a giant bay and is simply breathtaking. Unfortunately we arrived only 50 minutes before the park closed and it was made very clear that at 5.30pm the park closed and you'd be caught inside the park. So therefore we...More

Thank lady_britts
Reviewed 27 October 2017

My friend and I visited Biscayne National Park in July 2017. We were greeted by loud music at the picnic area where we were trying to have lunch. Although the Boca Chita Boat Tour was excellent as far as the National Park staff were concerned,...More

Thank sseago
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Biscayne National Park visitors center is an itsy bitsy place on a beautiful giant bay. Unlike the commercialism if the more developed National Parks, this stop was low pressure. The 1/4 mile walk around the visitors center is a breeze but bumpy if you are...More

Thank Lisa R
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14 November 2017|
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Response from CindyCookRN | Reviewed this property |
You need to be able to swim. You can't stand up in the marine sanctuary.
Todd T
2 January 2017|
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Response from SLPinChicago | Reviewed this property |
When we went after Christmas, the water was a little chilly for the kids to swim.
16 August 2016|
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Response from sandy f | Reviewed this property |
Hi-I'm not sure. We took the boat ride which was great big I'm not sure what you can rent there