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Light House Cruise

Jul 13 2024
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
$90

Location

Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Palmetto Bay Fl 33157
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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 Boca Chita lighthouses and learn about the history that surrounds them. You cut through the alluring Stiltsville and go to Boca Chita Key to get up close to Biscayne National Park’s iconic Boca Chita Lighthouse with a chance of climbing to the top of 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. The vessel complies with Coast Guard Regulations and is ADA accessible.

Cost: $90 plus tax and processing fees (members and non-members).  Advance reservations are required. For times & tickets click HERE.  Spaces are limited! Ticket price includes general admission to the Estate during regular Estate hours the same day of your cruise. Check-in is at the Main Gate.

Please arrive to the Deering Estate at least 30 minutes early prior 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.

Weather and water conditions are closely monitored prior to departure. Trips may be cancelled and rescheduled due to weather and water conditions.

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.

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About Biscayne National Park InstituteThe 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.

 

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