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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  • Sebastian Inlet is a great place to visit. It has beautiful beaches as well as great camping and day trips. 
  • What a beautiful site and view. There is a cost to enter and that was a slight turnoff for us, as we just wanted to take a few pictures and lunch, not spend the day, but that was not an option. 
  • We've camped here before. My husband loves to fish. You can fish from the bank, a catwalk under the bridge, a long fishing pier which the ocean crashes on, the beach, the jetty, a boat....& people cat...  more »