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Boca Chita Key

Biscayne National Park, FL
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If you can't go snorkeling, take this tour!

I highly recommend the boat ride from the visitor's center to Boca Chita. The tour guides were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Whitney V
Golden, Colorado
A place to relax and enjoy nature

This is by far a hidden gem in Biscayne National Park. Perfect place for camping, relaxing, enjoy... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Miami, Florida
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Key in Biscayne National Park offering nature hiking trails.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Biscayne National Park, FL
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I highly recommend the boat ride from the visitor's center to Boca Chita. The tour guides were great, very informative about the park itself, the history of the Boca Chita Island and the keys in general. The lighthouse was cool to see and the island...More

Thank Whitney V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is by far a hidden gem in Biscayne National Park. Perfect place for camping, relaxing, enjoy the pristine waters or just going fishing and place the fresh fish on the grill.

Thank BlueStar01
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Admittedly, I have not been on many boat rides, actually, this may have been my 7th ever. I loved it though! My wife and I went Friday afternoon and although we missed the morning snorkeling due to some fairly high winds and that sort of...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Boat ride was nice. Clear salty water at the beach. Bring snorkeling mask and water shoes (bottom is very rocky). We swam in the warm water and saw beautiful fish in the mangroves. Wish we would have had more time to spend on the island....More

Thank Deena S
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Book your boat tour ahead of time. We went at 10 am on a Friday. Bug spray is needed. Nice 3 hour boat tour to Boca Chita Key. $39 per person which is a great deal! The tour guide was informative about the area. Bring...More

Thank Louisianatraveler11
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We booked a boat tour out to this key as this seemed to be one of the best ways to see Biscayne National Park (most of the park is water). We took a catamaran for the three hour round trip tour. You have about 45...More

2  Thank yellowstone1
Reviewed 9 March 2017

This is AFAIK the only concession boat that will bring you out into the bay to keys off Key Biscayne NP. Since the park pretty much is only accessible by boat this is one of the few options to view some it. The ride was...More

Thank steve-USABoston
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Small bay with limited space for dock. Need to get early there to find a place, restrooms available as well camping. There are several seatings area for meals, but again get early there.

1  Thank Andre O
Reviewed 24 January 2017

The boat tour in Biscayne National Park is a highly recommended way to gain an appreciation for this park. We enjoyed commentary from a retired biologist who now serves as a park volunteer. He was full of information that provided us with an appreciation of...More

2  Thank James H
Reviewed 21 January 2017

we came here out on the concession boat ride from Biscayne NP...boring...less than one hour to walk around once we got here; really didn't need more; since it was too cold to swim; loads of partying people on this little key...it seems more like a...More

2  Thank Scouternurse S
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