Dry Tortugas National Park Key West: Snorkel, Dive, & Explore the Gulf
Just off the southern tip of Florida in the Gulf of Mexico, sail or fly to the Dry Tortugas National Park and marvel at the wondrous unspoiled beauty that awaits. Located 70 miles off the shore of Key West, Dry Tortugas National Park is comprised of seven remote islands and home to the historic pre-Civil War era, Fort Jefferson.With pristine white-sand beaches, coral reefs, and ocean waters filled with shipwrecks and marine life, explore all the best Florida has to offer. A diver's dream destination, SCUBA, snorkel, and swim through over 67,000 acres of coral reef.Swim with nurse sharks, moray eels, and angelfish, and soak in the natural wonders of the Dry Tortugas. Embark on a ranger-led tour of the 19th century-built Fort Jefferson, or spend the day picnicking, bird watching, saltwater fishing, and kayaking in the crystal blue tropical Gulf waters.
Prices -There is a $15 entrance fee.
Hours -Open 24 hours, 7 days a week. Each remote island has different hours.
- ECO Tours
- Meet a Ranger
- Earth Day Celebration
- SCUBA Diving