Sebastian Inlet State Recreation Area, Melbourne

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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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  • I read the reviews, and had friends rave about the Sebastian Inlet. I had family visiting, so decided to give it a try. While it would be really cool to discover after trekking through the woods, it i...  more »
  • Anyone who visits east central Florida should try to get here. At the change of tide the water rushes through the inlet between the ocean and the river. We stood above it on the fishing bridge and cou...  more »
  • I loved this beach this has to be my favorite so far because they have a swimming area for kids. My son is 1 and a half and he hates the beach because the waves are to rough and he cant walk around. B...  more »