Marine Conservation

Deering Estate Visitor Center 16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Miami, FL

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 or can be found here. Ages: 9-14 Time: 10 AM […]

$60

Holiday Evening by the Bay

Deering Estate 16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Miami, FL

All visitors must purchase tickets online in advance for this event. Pack a picnic and enjoy a drink with friends. Guests are welcome to bring blankets, chairs, food, and small picnic baskets. Stroll the main grounds decorated with holiday lights and festive décor. Please note that entrance to the museum to view the Historic Holiday […]

$10

Winter Camp

Deering Estate Visitor Center 16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Miami, FL

The Deering Estate offers a winter break camp, which aligns with Miami Dade County School’s scheduled winter break. 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 […]

$200

Marine Conservation

Deering Estate Visitor Center 16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Miami, FL

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 or can be found here. Ages: 9-14 Time: 10 AM […]

$60

Winter Camp

Deering Estate Visitor Center 16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Miami, FL

The Deering Estate offers a winter break camp, which aligns with Miami Dade County School’s scheduled winter break. 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 […]

$200

Wildlife Conservation

Deering Estate Visitor Center 16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Miami, FL

These homeschool classes are geared for students ages 9-14. Classes will explore the fields of wildlife biology, marine biology, ecology, and environmental science. 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 or can be found here. Ages: […]

$60

Eco Academy

Deering Estate Visitor Center 16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Miami, FL

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. Schedule of activities are listed below or can be found here. Ages: 5 to 8 Time: 10AM - 1PM. Drop off & pickup are located […]

$15

Moon Viewing

Deering Estate 16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Miami, FL

All visitors must reserve tickets online in advance for this event.   Enjoying the view of the moon from the Deering Estate front lawn is a magical experience. Bring your binoculars or telescope (BYOT), pack a picnic and chairs and enjoy a relaxing evening with family and friends. While the breezes from the bay are common, […]

Moonlight Kayak Tour

Deering Estate Visitor Center 16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Miami, FL

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 […]

$45

Boca Chita Key Cruise

Deering Estate 16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Miami, FL

Departing from the Deering Estate on the Pelican Skipper, a comfortable riding 45 foot Corinthian catamaran, this three 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 Boca Chita Island and learn about the history […]

$66

Nature Photography

Deering Estate 16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Miami, FL

Bring your camera as you explore the Deering Estate's natural environment. A Deering Estate naturalist will take you on a guided tour while teaching you about the natural environment and techniques for capturing photos in nature. Each session has a different theme. Bugs & mosquitos are very common throughout the year, please come prepared (mosquito […]

$25

Wildlife Conservation

Deering Estate Visitor Center 16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Miami, FL

These homeschool classes are geared for students ages 9-14. Classes will explore the fields of wildlife biology, marine biology, ecology, and environmental science. 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 or can be found here. Ages: […]

$60

Night Hike & Campfire

Deering Estate 16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Miami, FL

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 on the 2nd Wednesday of the month, October through May. Cost: $15 per person (ages 4 & older; members & nonmembers). Spaces are limited! Bugs & mosquitos are […]

$15

Lighthouses of Biscayne Bay Cruise

Deering Estate 16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Miami, FL

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 […]

$80

Bird Walk

Deering Estate Visitor Center 16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Miami, FL

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

Clear Kayak Adventure

Deering Estate Visitor Center 16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Miami, FL

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

Wildlife Conservation

Deering Estate Visitor Center 16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Miami, FL

These homeschool classes are geared for students ages 9-14. Classes will explore the fields of wildlife biology, marine biology, ecology, and environmental science. 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 or can be found here. Ages: […]

$60

Mini Camp (Teacher Planning Days)

Deering Estate Visitor Center 16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Miami, FL

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. Schedule of […]

$40

Wildlife Conservation

Deering Estate Visitor Center 16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Miami, FL

These homeschool classes are geared for students ages 9-14. Classes will explore the fields of wildlife biology, marine biology, ecology, and environmental science. 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 or can be found here. Ages: […]

$60

Sunrise Photography

Deering Estate 16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Miami, FL

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