Lighthouses of Biscayne Bay Cruise
Departing from the Deering Estate on the Pelican Skipper, a comfortable riding 45 foot Corinthian catamaran, this four hour tour will allow you to experience Biscayne National Park in a new light! Guided by a Biscayne National Park Ranger, guests will journey through Biscayne Bay to see the iconic Cape Florida, Fowey Rocks and Boca Chita Lighthouses and learn about the history that surrounds them. The vessel complies with Coast Guard Regulations and is ADA accessible.
You will cut though the alluring Stiltsville and climb to the top of the Boca Chita Lighthouse for a panoramic view of the bay. You may also have the opportunity to see wildlife including, dolphins, sea turtles and many shore birds.
Advance reservations are required. Check-in is at the Main Gate.
Cost: $70 per person, plus tax and a processing fee. PURCHASE TICKETS
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.