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Biscayne National Park Institute

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Biscayne National Park Institute
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Biscayne National Park Institute's trips start and end at the Dante Fascel Visitor Center. Sail or powerboat trips can include stopping ashore at Boca Chita or Adams Key, paddling, snorkeling and interpretive tours. Offering half- and full-day trips...more
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9700 SW 328th St, Biscayne National Park Visitor Center, Homestead, FL 33033-5634
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We rented kayaks which was fun to choose our own route and see the wildlife at a slower pace than power boats . We also took a boat tour to Boca Chita Key, the boat crew Michelle and Castle were awesome and really made the...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We took the Boca Chita tour because the water was too rough for the snorkeling one. This tour gives you a great idea of what the National Park is all about. The ride was rough. Bring a light jacket. There's not much time for a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great experience on the sail and snorkel. Our captain allowed all three of my kids to learn and be a part of the experience from sailing to snorkeling. We learned so much about the ecology and environment with some fun pirate stories...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My family did the Biscayne snorkeling trip. It was my teen’s 1st time snorkeling and he is on the autism spectrum. Captain Michele recognized that he was anxious and she took the time to talk to him one on one. She assisted him with his...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The walk along the shoreline from the visitor center to the end of the jetty was pleasant with a view of the water and the fishes at the water edge. The tour to the lighthouse was worth the money with many views and photo ops....More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fantastic way to see the park up close and personal. We did a 4-hour paddle through the mangroves of the park. It was guided by a lovely and knowledgeable dude named Bryce. You could easily tell how passionate he was about the...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great trip! Took about 30 minutes to get there. Our tour guide Andrea gave a good overview of the area for about 10 minutes before the boat got up to speed by Captian Jeremy. It was a holiday weekend so there were a lot of...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great time on the snorkeling trip and would recommend it to anyone! Can’t wait to go again! The reef and fish are unforgettable

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Biscayne National Park set on Biscayne bay is really a great place to visit to get away from the bustle of nearby Miami. The park, set completely on water has great guided tours, which take you out on the bay to explore the nearby Keys...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved our visit to Biscayne Bay. The staff was friendly and very knowledgeable. The snorkeling was amazing.

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mrtub
15 February 2018|
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Response from amyspicka | Reviewed this property |
Yes, very primitive in most areas. Off at least one of the island areas are a few vaulted toilets. A few warnings that I would offer would be, one, the mosquitos. Lots of mosquitos in certain area. Also, in at least on of... More
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Jacob R
26 January 2018|
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They should be ok. The water is pretty shallow, 15 feet or so to sand bottom, 10 or less to the top of the coral. Viisbility is good. Temperature was in the 70’ when we were there las December. There were a couple of kids in... More
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