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Lighthouses of Biscayne Bay Cruise will take place Feb. 9

MIAMI ( January 14, 2019 )

Departing from the Deering Estate on Saturday, Feb. 9, this four-hour tour will allow you to experience Biscayne National Park in a new light! Guided by a Biscayne National Park Ranger, guests will 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 will travel through the alluring Stiltsville and climb to the top of the Boca Chita Lighthouse for a panoramic view of the bay. You may also have the opportunity to see wildlife, including dolphins, sea turtles and various shore birds.

This experience is offered the second Saturday of every month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Advance reservations are required. Cost: $70 per person, plus tax and a processing fee. Buy tickets online.

The 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.

About the Deering Estate
The Deering Estate preserves the 1920s era Miami estate of Charles Deering, Chicago industrialist, early preservationist, environmentalist, art collector, philanthropist and first chairman of the International Harvester Company. The Deering Estate is a 21st Century house museum, cultural and ecological field station, and a national landmark listed on the National Register of Historic Places, owned by the State of Florida and managed by Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department. From canoe tours to bird walks, and guided museum and natural areas tours, the Deering Estate has diverse activities for the whole family to enjoy!

About Biscayne National Park Institute
The Biscayne National Park Institute provides in-depth recreational and educational experiences through guided boat tours and programs. Biscayne National Park Institute is part of The Everglades Association which operates under Congressional authorities as the official private, nonprofit partner supporting educational, interpretive and historical and scientific research responsibilities of Biscayne, Dry Tortugas and Everglades National Parks and Big Cypress National Preserve.