Sebastian Inlet State Recreation Area, Melbourne
(4.4/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web)
One of Florida's most popular parks, Sebastian Inlet State Recreation Area offers a wealth of opportunities to enjoy nature. Home to a National Register of Historic Places site where Spanish ships wrecked in 1715, the park features a museum displaying objects and artifacts from the fleet. You can snorkel, dive, or swim here, with numerous facilities providing equipment for ocean activities. The area is renowned for its saltwater fishing. The 4.8 km (3 mi) long beach features a trail and picnicking areas. Although camping is permitted, you'll need to reserve a place ahead of time. Plan your Sebastian Inlet State Recreation Area visit and explore what else you can see and do in Melbourne using our Melbourne holiday planner.
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  • For the last 5 years, my family and friends get together every other sunday to spish splash in the Florida sun. We go to the inlet (bathtub beach)so the kids can play all day without a worry in the wo...  more »
  • We went for a nice walk on the pier and watched the fishermen reel in their catches. Lots of pelicans diivng for food and the water was an aqua colored and clear near the jettys. You can rent canoes a...  more »
  • Great park for beaching, sunning, and beautiful water! There is an entry fee. You can sit by the water in the swimming area and watch the boats go by. There are bridges to walk over. Beautiful area an...  more »