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.
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.
For more information, visit online at <www.deeringestate.org>. To purchase tickets, contact the Deering Estate Ticket Office at 305-235-1668, ext. 233.
The Deering Estate at Cutler, a Miami-Dade County Park, is located at 16701 SW 72 Ave. This 444-acre natural and archeological preserve and historic site is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and serves as a center for education, culture and recreation.
Historic house tours are offered daily (10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.) with admission to the estate. EcoAdventure Tours also are offered throughout the year for an additional fee.
For more information on the Deering Estate’s educational and cultural programs, visit <www.deeringestate.org>.