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Sebastian Inlet State Recreation Area

Sebastian Inlet State Recreation Area, Melbourne, FL 32951
+1 407-589-2147
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Very Nice Area

I figured since the highway was close this place would be busy and noisy. It was busy, but it... read more

Reviewed May 7, 2016
Indianapolis, Indiana
via mobile
Perfect with children

We spent the day at the inlet's cove beach - very shallow and calm. Considering how rough the ocean... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2016
New York City, New York
via mobile
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“north side” (33 reviews)
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Sebastian Inlet State Recreation Area, Melbourne, FL 32951
+1 407-589-2147
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Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

I figured since the highway was close this place would be busy and noisy. It was busy, but it stayed pretty quiet. The small beach area was very nice with picnic tables, lots of area to sit in and an inviting looking bay. Walking out...More

Thank Bummedwiththebeach
Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

We spent the day at the inlet's cove beach - very shallow and calm. Considering how rough the ocean was that day, this was the best choice we could have made. There were plenty of trees for shade and picnic tables to eat at, right...More

Thank nickib983
Reviewed April 29, 2016

Could watch Dolphins off the pier where many were fishing. Bate and tackle shop right there and a restaurant. Wonderful beach that can be too dangerous for small children, but has so many seashells and dolphins. I hear they come right up in the beach...More

Thank Julieann G
Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I really enjoy our visit. The beach area was clean and not crowded. Beautiful waves! It was so relaxing.

Thank Nancy P
Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

Rented a Pontoon Boat - it didn't run well, damaged, and in disrepair... I reserved a pontoon boat online (their newest and largest), then followed up with a phone call asking if we started late and it was not rented in the afternoon could we...More

Thank TopSecretReview
Reviewed April 26, 2016

inlet is great for families with little kids to swim, flota and picnic. walk a few feet and theres a long fishing pier out into the ocean for fisihing or boat watching, and next to that is the beach on the ocean. great for surfing...More

Thank kathughes167
Reviewed April 25, 2016

This is just a special place to me. You never know what you might see at the inlet: Kelly Slater surfing, manatees, sea turtles, pelicans, fisherman catching such a huge variety of fish or even a Right Whale Momma and calf! I love walking out...More

Thank cathyschirm
Reviewed April 25, 2016

Before we finally put in a pool at our house, this was our go to spot for beach time. Beautiful area, there's a small cove that's just north of the actual inlet that is the perfect place to set up your lawn chair and enjoy...More

Thank FLDMFan
Reviewed April 25, 2016

Have been several times to the Sebastian Inlet State Park and always find the visit so rewarding. This time we went when there were gusty winds and yet a sunny day. Wow! The tide and waves flowing through the inlet were powerful and awe inspiring....More

Thank Travelcrow
Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

I guess if you have small children the lake like atmosphere of the inlet is nice but you pay $8 per car and it's packed with people so get there early. Otherwise I wouldn't drive this far just go to the beach it's free. Now...More

Thank mikeinfl0376
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Charlene S
How much lasting damage was done by the two hurricane's last year?
June 24, 2017|
Response from Sonya C | Reviewed this property |
We did not notice much damage. There were a few guard rails and handrails being repaired but Boat ramps, fishing pier , museum, campground, restaurant and bait shop were all in good repair and open and operating.
Yissi S
Are their chairs and umbrellas for rent on the beach
April 9, 2017|
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Response from High_Miles | Reviewed this property |
Bruce F
Is the boat launch area currently open and functional?
February 18, 2017|
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Response from Dawn S | Reviewed this property |
We were there before the hurricane, so don't know. I'd call the park or look at their website to make sure. Good luck fishing!