Dry Tortugas National Park

Currently Open [Closes at 04:00 pm]
  • Address: Key West, FL, United States, 33040
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-3052427700
  • Fax: +1-3052427711
  • Ticket Price: 5 USD
  • Time Required: 12:00 Hrs
  • Tags: National Park, Waterfront, Family And Kids, Water Sport, Snorkeling , Bird Watching, Landmarks, Parks, Natural Parks

You can reach the Dry Tortugas National Park by catching a ferry- Yankee Freedom Ferry from Key West. The ferry rides are comfortable and provide good food and a splendid view.

The island is a tourist dream, a rare gem far from all the hustle-bustle of the city life.

Highlights include:

  • Snorkeling
  • Trekking
  • Visiting the Fort at the Park
  • Bird watching

A true mélange of all things good, the national park is perfect for a day trip.

  • Carry your own snacks and refreshments.

  • The entrance fee for the park is $5.00 for visitors 16 and older. This fee covers entrance to the park for 7 days.

Catch a ferry to reach the Island from west coast harbor in Key West:

  • Yankee Freedom Ferry
  • Sunny Day Catamaran Ferry

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  • Dry Tortugas National Park Address: Key West, FL, United States, 33040
  • Dry Tortugas National Park Contact Number: +1-3052427700
  • Dry Tortugas National Park Timing: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Dry Tortugas National Park Price: 5 USD
  • Best time to visit Dry Tortugas National Park(preferred time): 10:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Dry Tortugas National Park: 12:00 Hrs
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  • 18.42% of people who visit Key West include Dry Tortugas National Park in their plan

  • 36.61% of people start their Dry Tortugas National Park visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 12 Hrs to see Dry Tortugas National Park

Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday

95% of people prefer walking in order to reach Dry Tortugas National Park

People normally also visit Key West Lighthouse while planning their trip to Dry Tortugas National Park.

People also prefer to start their day with Dry Tortugas National Park.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • Absolutely amazing day trip. Boat ride is great with a fantastic staff and the fort itself is full of history. Not sure if the panoramic photo of the whole fort will come out with this but its breathtaking from the top level.

  • Fort Jefferson is huge and the history is interesting but the main attraction is the snorkeling. It is the world's only under water national park. It does take a long ferry trip to get there. (2.5 hours)

  • Really cool fort in beautiful location. Recommend taking the seaplane to access it... super fun and scenic flight.

  • If you're in Key West, get out here and be a small percentage of humans to make it to this island. A ton of cool history, birds, and sea life. Seeing a massive, brick fort on a tiny sand island in the middle of the gulf (especially from a plane) was amazing. The ferry is cheaper, but takes about three times as long to get out there.

  • Phenomenal place. Water was pristine and beautiful. The fort was amazing and full of beauty.

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