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Kayak Eco-Adventures at Miami-Dade Parks

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Kayak Eco-Adventures at Miami-Dade Parks
Miami-Dade Parks
Kayakers from near and far love the beautiful scenery along Miami’s Biscayne Bay, Key Biscayne coastline, and along the Oleta River. Miami-Dade Parks makes it easy to tour these areas by offering guided eco-adventures for any who are interested.

For the latest offerings, pricing, and schedules, visit the Miami-Dade Parks Eco-Adventures Web Site or call 305-365-3018.

If you prefer canoeing, you can also view the Canoe Eco-Adventures offered.

Sea Kayak and Snorkel Adventure (Crandon Park)

Kayak on the beautiful shallow waters of Key Biscayne and explore the protected areas of Bear Cut Preserve where land meets the sea. Discover the tropical fish, spotted eagle rays, sea stars, and coastal birds that share this fragile and unique environment. This trip is a great introduction to kayaking and snorkeling.

The adventure begins at the Crandon Park Visitors & Nature Center (North Beach-Parking Lot #2), 6767 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne, FL 33149. Rate is $70. For reservations please call 305-365-3018.

Key Biscayne Kayak Adventure (Crandon Park)

Naturalists take you on a journey along the shores of a land that has witnessed the comings and goings of man for over 2000 years, from the Tequesta that set-up their fishing villages in the summer to the pirates that shipwrecked off shore. This island paradise sits nestled among Miami's hustle of bustle, providing a playground for the weekend warriors but also providing a refuge for those seeking peace amongst the natural beauty of this barrier island. This tour explores the natural shorelines of Key Biscayne where coastal birds and marine life are aplenty.

The adventure begins at the Crandon Park Visitors and Nature Center (North Beach-Parking Lot # 2), 6767 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne, FL 33149. Rate is $30. For reservations please call 305-365-3018.

Sunset & Moonlight Kayak Adventure (Crandon Park)

Relax as you journey along the shallow waters of Key Biscayne. Watch the sun slowly set while you paddle your way through the unspoiled expanse of Bear Cut Preserve. As you make your way back gaze at the rising moon as it lights your path through the tropical waters. This is truly a mind, body, and spirit adventure.

The adventure begins at the Crandon Park Visitors and Nature Center (North Beach-Parking Lot # 2), 6767 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne, FL 33149. Rate is $40. For reservations please call 305-365-3018.

Historic Oleta River Canoe & Kayak Trek (East Greynolds Park)

For at least 2000 years, the Oleta River has been a major source of food, water and transportation for its human inhabitants ranging from the Tequesta Indians, Spanish Explorers and the present day Miccosukee and Seminole Indians. On this naturalist-guided trip, canoeists will observe herons, white ibis, and osprey and explore a tropical hardwood hammock in East Greynolds Park. Step back in time as you explore this natural river system in northeast Miami-Dade County.

The adventure begins at East Greynolds Park, 16700 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33160. Rate is $25. For reservations please call 305-365-3018.

Matheson Bay Shore Canoe & Kayak Trip (Matheson Hammock Park)

Immerse yourself in the remarkable beauty of Biscayne Bay. Travel with your naturalist-guide through mangroves, the world's only salt-water trees, and discover a world filled with Brown Pelicans, Osprey, Great Blue Herons, Nurse Sharks, Sting Rays, and more. This is one adventure you'll never forget.

The adventure begins at Matheson Hammock Park, 9610 Old Cutler Rd., Miami, FL 33156. Rate is $28. For reservations please call 305-365-3018.

Check out our Walking Tour of Crandon Park & Beach, or view many lovely Photos of Crandon Park.

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