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Holiday Bay Cruise from the Deering Estate

MIAMI (December 07, 2016)

Take a break from holiday shopping and enjoy a relaxing cruise on Biscayne Bay departing from the Deering Estate on Sunday, December 18th. There are two cruise times: 11:00 am to 1:00 pm & 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

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.

About the Deering Estate
The 450+ acre Deering Estate is an environmental, archaeological and historical preserve. From canoe tours to bird walks and guided Historic House & Natural Areas Tours, 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.