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Summer on the Space Coast

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Bioluminesence on Florida's Space Coast

Bioluminescence From June – October

Summers on the Space Coast are truly out-of-this-world. From June to October, the waters of the Mosquito Lagoon, Banana River, and Indian River Lagoon come alive with the natural phenomenon of bioluminescence. Book a kayak or accessible boat excursion from one of the many guided tour operators for an unforgettable experience you’ll have to see to believe.

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Experience Bioluminescence on Florida’s Space Coast
Bioluminescent Tours
loggerhead sea turtle image by joel cohen

Sea Turtle Nesting Season March – October

Did you know that Florida’s Space Coast has some of the most significant sea turtle-nesting beaches in the Northern Hemisphere? Every summer from the northernmost reaches of the Canaveral National Seashore to the Beaches of the Sebastian Inlet these amazing creatures return to lay clutches of eggs in the sand. Guided turtle walks are available from environmental organizations. Learn more about this special and sensitive season on the Space Coast!

5 Things you Should Know About Sea Turtle Season on the Space Coast

Sea Turtle Watch Experiences

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Learn to Surf!

If the waves on the Space Coast were good enough for 11-time world champion Kelly Slater to learn how to surf, what’s stopping you? The consistently surfable waves that crash on our 72 miles of paradise are perfect for a lesson or two and there are plenty of surf schools here to  set you up with the board, the skills and the love of our favorite pastime!

Learn to Surf in Cocoa Beach

Surf Schools on the Space Coast

Things to Do

The Space Coast Bucket List

Experience the thrill of a rocket launch, catch a wave and much more, discover the top things you NEED to do when you visit the Space Coast.

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