WHY CAMP IN THE DRY TORTUGAS?
The Dry Tortugas National State Park is home to Fort Jefferson, built to protect the Southern Coastline of the United States after the War of 1812. Aside from exploring the Fort, the Dry Tortugas also offer plenty of opportunities for snorkelling, diving, birdwatching, and soaking up the sun on the beach.
With over 300 different species of bird, the Dry Tortugas are the optimal place to observe and view birds.
Explore Fort Jefferson
Daily tours are offered of Fort Jefferson where you can explore the casemates, the barracks, and over 16 different fort traverses.
Located just 70 miles from Key West, the shallow waters of the Dry Tortugas make it the perfect spot for snorkelling. Snorkellers often find a variety of tropical fish, starfish, majestic coral, and other marine life.
The Dry Tortugas has 7 different beaches for you to swim, sunbathe, and build sandcastles.
All camping trips include travel to and from the Dry Tortugas, breakfast and lunch on arrival day, entrance to the park, a 40 minute tour of Fort Jefferson, snorkelling equipment, and a camping plot.
Location: Key West, Florida
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