Visit the Florida Institute of Oceanography (FIO)

The Florida Institute of Oceanography (FIO) is one of two State of Florida Academic Infrastructure Support Organizations (AISO) and is hosted by the University of South Florida's (USF) College of Marine Science (CMS). FIO is located on the beautiful Bayboro Harbor in St. Petersburg Florida.

Driving Directions for Smartphone & GPS Users:

Smartphone users can copy and paste these GPS coordinates 27.760435, -82.632231 or use the links provided:

    Google Maps/Desktop/Android
    Apple Maps/iOS

Driving Directions from I-275

  • From I-275 take Exit 22 (I-175 Tropicana Field) or Exit 23 (I-375) towards downtown St. Petersburg
  • Continue until you reach 1st St. SE then turn right (South)
  • Continue until you reach 8th Ave SE then turn left
  • Take the first right and turn onto Peninsula Drive and continue to the end of the peninsula


Address 1
830 1st Street S.
St. Petersburg
Zip Code