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Lighthouses of Biscayne Bay Cruise
September 11 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
One event on June 12, 2021 at 10:00 am
One event on July 10, 2021 at 10:00 am
One event on August 14, 2021 at 10:00 am
One event on September 11, 2021 at 10:00 am
One event on October 9, 2021 at 10:00 am
One event on November 13, 2021 at 10:00 am
After departing from Deering Estate, a Biscayne National Park Ranger guides you on a journey through Biscayne Bay to see the iconic Cape Florida, Fowey Rocks, and Boca Chita lighthouses and learn about the history that surrounds them. You cut though the alluring Stiltsville and go to Boca Chita Key to get up close to Biscayne National Park’s iconic Boca Chita Lighthouse. You may also have the opportunity to see wildlife, including dolphins, sea turtles, and many shore birds. The vessel complies with Coast Guard Regulations and is ADA accessible.
Please note that the Boca Chita lighthouse remains closed due to COVID-19 restrictions. 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.
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. Check-in is located at the Main Gate.
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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.