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For Immediate Release:
May 12, 2014
Media Contact:
Cathy Guerra
ferrec@miamidade.gov
305-235-1668

Celebrate Father's Day with a Cruise on Biscayne Bay


(MIAMI, May 12, 2014) – Celebrate Father’s Day on an afternoon Bay Cruise departing from the Deering Estate at Cutler on Sunday, June 15, 2014. There are two cruise times: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and  2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Guests are asked to arrive a half hour prior to departure.

Discover South Florida’s nature and history aboard the “Pelican Island Skipper” Pontoon Boat, a 45-foot Corinthian Catamaran. A Deering Estate Education and Interpretive staff member will talk about birds, sea mammals, Native Americans, and early pioneers. The boat will pass Chicken Key, a seven-acre mangrove island and restored bird rookery.

The cost is $35 per person. Tickets can be purchased online or by calling the Deering Estate Ticket Office at 305-235-1668 ext. 233. The vessel complies with Coast Guard Regulations and is ADA accessible. Weather and water conditions are closely monitored prior to departure. Trips may be cancelled and rescheduled due to weather and water conditions.

For more information, please visit www.deeringestate.org. To purchase tickets, please contact the Deering Estate Ticket Office at 305-235-1668 ext. 233. 

About the Deering Estate at Cutler
The Deering Estate at Cutler, a Miami-Dade County Park, is located at 16701 SW 72 Avenue in Miami. This 444-acre natural and archeological preserve and historic site is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and serves as a center for education, culture and recreation. Historic house tours are offered daily (10:30 am & 3:00 pm) with admission to the Estate. EcoAdventure Tours are also offered throughout the year for an additional fee. For more information on the Deering Estate's educational and cultural programs, please visit www.deeringestate.org.