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Enjoy a romantic & relaxing cruise on Biscayne Bay from the Deering Estate

MIAMI (February 01, 2016)

Enjoy a romantic and relaxing Bay Cruise on Saturday, February 13, 2016 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm or 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. The cruise departs from the Deering Estate's boat basin located at 16701 SW 72 Avenue.

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 Sales Office at 305-235-1668 ext. 233. Weather and water conditions are closely monitored prior to departure. Trips may be cancelled and rescheduled due to weather and water conditions.

There are additional specialty cruises such as the Mother’s Day Champagne Bay Cruise on Sunday, May 8, 2016 and the Father’s Day Bay Cruise on Sunday, June 19, 2016. For more information, please visit the Deering Estate website.

About the Deering Estate
The 450+ acre Deering Estate is an environmental, archaeological and historical preserve. From canoe tours to bird walks and guided nature hikes, the Deering Estate has diverse activities for the whole family to enjoy. The Estate is part of the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Space Department, which manages the Estate on behalf of the State of Florida.

The Deering Estate celebrates 30 years of being on the National Register of Historic Places. #DiscoverMore history, art, culture, science, preservation, conservation and ecology at the Deering Estate!