Kayak & Paddle Board Equipment Rentals at Deering Point

Deering Point 17350 Old Cutler Road, Palmetto Bay, FL, United States

Kayak & Paddleboards rentals by PADL (@ridepadl) are available via self-service rental kiosk at Deering Point (17350 Old Cutler Road  Miami, FL 33157), allowing guests to rent a kayak or paddleboard, every day from sunrise to sunset (Deering Point park & parking lot close at sunset daily).  2 kayaks and 4 paddleboards are available on […]

$19 – $99

Exhibit: Andres Cabrera-Garcia: Circumscribed Landscapes

Deering Estate 16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Miami, FL, United States

This exhibition is part of Contemporary Currents, a six month contemporary art program that invites artists from Deering Estate’s Artists-in-Residence program to engage directly with our historic house collections and settings. Each artist is invited to create new work that functions in dialogue with the narratives of the Deering Estate’s vast and extensive history. Circumscribed Landscapes […]

Free – $15

Nature Preserve Tours – Daily, October through May

Deering Estate 16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Miami, FL, United States

Join our naturalist staff for a hike through the Deering Estate’s protected natural areas. Along the way, learn about native plants and animals and the Cutler Burial Mound. Staff Guided Nature Preserve Tour are offered once daily at 12:30pm, October through May. All guests, including Deering Estate Foundation Members, are required to sign-up at the Main […]

Free – $15
Event Series Plein Air

Plein Air Painting Meet Ups

Deering Estate 16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Miami, FL, United States

Join Artist-in-Residence Andres Cabrera-Garcia for a weekly meetup at the Estate to paint en plein air. Cabrera-Garcia will provide multiple demonstrations as well as personal coaching to help you use observational skills to portray the variety of cultural and natural resources on the Estate, such as historic structures, landscapes, geologic features, and plant and animal […]

Event Series Marine Conservation

Marine Conservation

Deering Estate Visitor Center 16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Palmetto Bay, FL, United States

These homeschool classes are geared for students ages 9-14. Classes will focus on Marine Biology through a diverse array of activities. Each session includes 4 Wednesday classes in the same month, and each class is from 10 AM – 1 PM. Schedule of activities are listed below. Ages: 9-14 Time: 10 AM – 1 PM. Drop off […]

$60
Event Series Eco Academy

Eco Academy

Deering Estate Visitor Center 16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Palmetto Bay, FL, United States

Join Homeschool at Deering Eco Academy series every first Wednesday of the month, September - May. Classes will explore the fields of wildlife biology, marine biology, ecology, and environmental science. Ages: 5 to 8 Time: 10AM - 1PM. Drop off & pickup are located at the Visitor Center. Cost: $15 per child, per date.  Spaces […]

$15

Historic Ghost Tour – SOLD OUT!

Deering Estate 16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Miami, FL, United States

Explore the history of the Deering Estate and step into the past on a Ghost Tour. Our guides will share stories of historic events, insights into previous inhabitants and the record of paranormal activity experienced by visitors and staff. Walking the same paths that Indigenous People, Miami's early settlers, and even Charles Deering have walked […]

$40
Event Series Night Hike & Campfire

Night Hike & Campfire

Deering Estate 16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Miami, FL, United States

Explore the woods and it's wildlife as it comes to life at night! After the guided hike, gather around a campfire. Night Hike & Campfires are seasonal, held generally one Wednesday a month, October through May. Cost: $15 per person (ages 4 & older; members & nonmembers). Spaces are limited! Mosquitos & bugs are very common, please […]

$15
Event Series Bird Walk

Bird Walk

Deering Estate Visitor Center 16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Palmetto Bay, FL, United States

The Deering Estate is part of the Biscayne Bay IBA (Important Bird Area) recognized as a globally important habitat for the conservation of bird populations. Search for some of the Deering Estate’s estimated 170 resident and migratory bird species. Watch for ibises, herons, egrets and other shorebirds in and around the shallow coastal waters. Bugs & […]

$15

Discover Deering Day

Deering Estate 16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Miami, FL, United States

Join us on Saturday, October 14th from 10 am to 3 pm as we highlight some of our programs and partners at this year’s Discover Deering Day. Come view a partial solar eclipse, take a boat ride (for an additional fee), or go on a nature walk and discover what is coming up at Deering […]

$7 – $15
Event Series Light House Cruise

Light House Cruise

Deering Estate 16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Miami, FL, United States

Departing from the Deering Estate on a comfortable riding 45 foot Corinthian catamaran, this four hour tour will allow you to experience Biscayne National Park in a new light! 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 […]

$80
Event Series Herp Tour

Herp Tour

Deering Estate Visitor Center 16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Palmetto Bay, FL, United States

Join a Deering Estate naturalist on a ‘Herp Tour’ throughout the property’s restricted natural areas. This program offers a chance to understand our reptilian and amphibious neighbors in wild and urban habitats. The event begins with a “sneak peek” of Deering Estate’s live captive herp specimens. Participants will be granted the opportunity to observe some […]

$15
Event Series Clear Kayak

Clear Kayak Adventure

Deering Estate Visitor Center 16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Palmetto Bay, FL, United States

Depart from Deering Estate’s boat basin on a guided clear kayak tour of Biscayne Bay. Our transparent vessels give you an up close and uninhibited view of the marine life below as you paddle over sea-grass beds and head into a mangrove forest. Wear closed-toe shoes and comfortable paddling clothing that can get wet, bug […]

$45
Event Series Sunrise Photography

Sunrise Photography

Deering Estate 16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Miami, FL, United States

The Deering Estate offers an exciting opportunity to photograph the sunrise over Biscayne Bay! Bring your camera, tripod, water, and bug spray. Bugs & mosquitos are very common throughout the year, please come prepared (mosquito spray/lotion, long sleeve shirts, & long pants are suggested). This program is for ages 15+. Cost: $20 per person (members […]

$20

Artist Talk: Exhibit: Yolanda Sanchez: All the Light We Cannot See

Deering Estate 16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Miami, FL, United States

The Deering Estate presents an artist talk with Yolanda Sanchez as part of their exhibit, All the Light We Cannot See. The Artist Talk is free with Eventbrite RSVP below. COST: FREE with RSVP on Eventbrite.com. Limited tickets are available and must be RSVP’d online in advance (members and non-members). *Tickets sold online only* TICKETS HERE […]

Free
Event Series Mini Camp (Teacher Planning Days)

Mini Camp (Teacher Planning Days)

Deering Estate Visitor Center 16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Palmetto Bay, FL, United States

Offered during select Teacher Planning Days. Every camp has a different theme and explores a different aspect of nature, allowing campers to have fun while also learning about different fields of science. Please bring lunch and snacks, refillable water bottle, closed-toe shoes, change of clothes, sunblock and bug spray, and hat and sunglasses. Ages: 6 to […]

$40
Event Series Moon Viewing

Moon Viewing

Deering Estate 16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Miami, FL, United States

All attendees must get their ticket in advance.  A limited number of member & non-member tickets are available. Enjoying the view of the moon & the stars from the Deering Estate front lawn is a magical experience. Bring your binoculars or telescope (BYOT), pack a picnic and chairs, blankets, and enjoy a relaxing evening with […]

Event Series Moonlight Kayak Tour

Moonlight Kayak Tour

Deering Estate Visitor Center 16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Palmetto Bay, FL, United States

Take a Moonlight Kayak Tour through Biscayne Bay! These tours will depart from Charles’ Deering’s boat basin and paddle out towards Chicken Key, a seven-acre mangrove island and bird rookery approximately one mile off-shore. Cost: $45 per person (members and non-members). For ages 18 & older. Recommended for intermediate paddlers. Space is limited! Registration online only. […]

$45

The Black Artist Talk

Deering Estate Visitor Center 16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Palmetto Bay, FL, United States

Black Artist Talk is a conversation presented by Olujimi Dance Theatre founder Michelle Grant-Murray, Artistic Director of the company.  Black Artist Talk is a series of conversations where artists of the South Florida community collectively come together to generate and discuss strategies surrounding issues of presenting, economics, resources, education, creativity, sustainability, viability and the ecology of healing. The […]

Free