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Deering Estate Lighthouses Boat Cruise

Boat cruise of Biscayne Bay lighthouses departing from Deering Estate

Quick Details

Duration: 4 hours

Start Time: 10 a.m.

Available Days: One Saturday each month

Minimum: This activity requires at least 8 participants to get underway. You will be informed via email, call, and text if the minimum is not met. Bookings will either be rebooked or refunded.

Note: Due to COVID-19 restrictions, masks are required to climb Boca Chita Lighthouse.

See Keeping You Safe from COVID-19 for additional information before you book.


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 though the alluring Stiltsville and climb to the top of the Boca Chita Lighthouse for a panoramic view of the Bay 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.

This experience is only offered one Saturday a month. Advance reservations are required for this tour.

Note: 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.

Note: Masks are required to climb Boca Chita Lighthouse.

All ages are welcomed!

All minors must be accompanied by an adult.

Tour Departure Location:

Tour departs from Deering Estate: 16701 SW 72nd Ave, Miami, FL 33157

The Biscayne Bay sailing 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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