Stiltsville Historic Boat Tours to Depart from Deering Estate

Author  Cathy Guerra

MIAMI —Departing from the Deering Estate on Sunday, September 1, the Stiltsville Guided Historic Boat Tour will allow you to journey through the northern most parts of Biscayne National Park to the alluring Stiltsville Houses and learn about the rich history of this area of Miami and Biscayne National Park.

bparkThe Stiltsville tours will take you for an up close look at the village in the bay. Stiltsville is a reminder of the time when this area was known to be the playground for the wealthy. On this 3-hour boat "ed-venture," you too can experience what draws people to these legendary waters. This is an experience that the whole family will enjoy.

The tour is from 1 to 4 p.m. Advance reservations are required. Cost is $56 per person, plus tax and a processing fee. Free for ages 4 and under. Tickets also include entrance to the Deering Estate. 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.

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