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Birds of Biscayne Boat Cruise
January 9, 2021 @ 2:15 pm - 5:15 pm
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One event on June 12, 2021 at 2:15 pm
One event on July 10, 2021 at 2:15 pm
One event on August 14, 2021 at 2:15 pm
One event on September 11, 2021 at 2:15 pm
Departing from Deering Estate, this three hour tour will allow you to view the birds of Biscayne National Park while guided by a Deering Estate Naturalist. You journey through Biscayne Bay to locations such as Fowey Rocks, Soldier Key, and Boca Chita in search of the various species of birds found in Biscayne National Park. During this trip you will learn all about the species and their role in the ecosystems found in Biscayne. We make every attempt to go as close as possible to Fowey Rocks Lighthouse, however weather and sea conditions determine how close the vessel can approach this lighthouse while still providing you with a safe and enjoyable experience. The vessel complies with Coast Guard Regulations and is ADA accessible.
Cost: $70 per person, plus tax and a processing fee. Advance reservations are required. For times & tickets click HERE. Guests must practice social distancing and wear face coverings on all Bay Cruises. Facial coverings are still required on Biscayne National Park Institute boats regardless of vaccination status as per CDC and NPS guidance. For all boat tours, please review Keeping You Safe from COVID-19 for additional information before you book. Ticket price includes general admission to the Estate during regular Estate hours (10AM to 4PM) the same day of your cruise.
Please arrive to the Deering Estate at least 15 minutes early to check in. Initial check-in is at the Main Gate & again when boarding the vessel. Tours will depart on time; the tour cannot be held for late arriving guests.
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The tour departing from Deering Estate is possible thanks to a partnership between Biscayne National Park, the Florida National Parks Association, Deering Estate and the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department.
About Biscayne National Park Institute
The Biscayne National Park Institute provides in-depth recreational and educational experiences through guided boat tours and programs. Biscayne National Park Institute is part of The Everglades Association which operates under Congressional authorities as the official private, non-profit partner supporting educational, interpretive and historical and scientific research responsibilities of Biscayne, Dry Tortugas and Everglades National Parks and Big Cypress National Preserve.