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Kayak The Seagrasses Of Stiltsville

Adventure Leaves From Coconut Grove

Quick Details

Departure Location: Dinner Key Marina in Coconut Grove, FL

Duration: 3 hours

Start Time: 9:00 AM

Available Days: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays

Age Requirement: 12+

Skill Requirement: All participants must have experience with kayaking

Important Information:

  • Footwear must be tightly secured to the foot. Flip-flops/ thong sandals or backless shoes are not allowed. We recommend wearing water shoes or strappy sandals that secure the back of the foot.
  • You cannot bring your personal kayak, canoe, or SUP (Stand Up Paddleboards)
  • For the safety of all our guests, there is a maximum weight limit of 275 for all in-water-activities. This includes the following activities: kayaking, paddle boarding (SUPs), snorkeling, and SCUBA diving. There is not a weight limit for guests who are not engaging in an in-water-activity.
  • For the safety of all our guests, guests must be able to climb a four-step vertical ladder without assistance. This ladder will be used to get on and off the boat when participating in an in-water-activity.
  • See Keeping You Safe from COVID-19 for additional information before you book.
Passenger Age 12 and up
$99

Paddle the Seagrasses

Learn about this ecosystem found in the northern most part of Biscayne National Park. Paddle through the seagrass banks that surround the historic Stiltsville houses, just one mile off of the coastline. Look out for wildlife and learn about the important role that seagrass beds play in Biscayne Bay.

Departing from Dinner Key Marina in Coconut Grove, you will take a boat to Stiltsville. From there, your guide will help you aboard your kayak into the Bay to begin your paddle.

From your sit-on-top kayak, you will see seagrass meadows, a sunken barge, and the Hicks and the Miami Springs Powerboat Club Stiltsville houses.

Come prepared. Bring water, snacks, sunglasses, hat, and reef-safe sunscreen. No flip-flops/ thong sandals or backless shoes are allowed on this trip. There is no store on-site but there is a Fresh Market is nearby.

You cannot bring your personal kayak, canoe, or SUP (Stand Up Paddleboards).

Times

  • Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
  • Advance reservations are advised for this tour, no cash is accepted on site.

Departs from Dinner Key Marina. The dock is located directly next to the Miami City Hall on its northside before Pier 1.
3500 Pan American Dr, Miami, FL 33133.

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The tours and activities departing from Dinner Key Marina are possible thanks to a partnership between Biscayne National Park, the Florida National Parks Association, City of Miami, and the Miami-Dade County Parks Recreation and Open Spaces Department.