De Soto National Memorial Tours

De Soto National Memorial

De Soto National Memorial is located on mouth of the Manatee River in Bradenton, Florida. This small 26-acre waterfront park offers lots of opportunity to view the Manatee River and Tampa Bay. The Park was established in 1948 to commemorate the 1539 expedition of Hernando de Soto. We invite you to explore the park's natural beauty, abundant wildlife, and rich history.

De Soto National Memorial is located on mouth of the Manatee River in Bradenton, Florida. This small 26-acre waterfront park offers lots of opportunity to view the Manatee River and Tampa Bay. The Park was established in 1948 to commemorate the 1539 expedition of Hernando de Soto. We invite you to explore the park's natural beauty, abundant wildlife, and rich history.

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Booking Windows

Primary Booking Window: Tickets are available 30 days in advance of the tour date at 10 a.m. ET.
Secondary Booking Window: A second batch of tickets will be available 7 days in advanced at 10am ET.

Changes and Cancellations

Programs and tours are free. A non-refundable $1.00 reservation fee per person applies. If you have made reservations and are unable to reschedule or attend your scheduled tour/program, please cancel your reservation to open space for other participants, as all tours and programs are in high demand. Park staff cancel tours and programs for unsafe conditions, including but not limited to insufficient staffing, unsafe water conditions, harmful algae blooms, and extreme or inclement weather.

Contact Information

Mailing Address

8300 Desoto Memorial Hwy Bradenton FL 34209

Phone Number

941-792-0458 X105

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