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Visit Biscayne Bay with your charter bus for to explore the Biscayne National Park & learn more about wildlife and ecology at Chicken Key Bird Rookery and more

Out and About at Biscayne Bay

Apr 10, 2014

Miami is always pretty much about the beaches and everglades. However, if you are heading to Miami in your charter bus, you just have to visit Biscayne Bay for a spot of food, recreation and some adventure. Biscayne Bay, a lagoon located on the Atlantic coast of South Florida, is the largest estuary on the coast of southeast Florida that holds a marine ecosystem more than 428 square-miles.

Biscayne Bay holds many attractions, such as important sport and commercial fisheries. It is also a source of environmental education and recreation, with waters and shores favored for sailing, boating, snorkeling, swimming, bay viewing, and sunbathing.

Enjoying outdoors and wildlife

At Biscayne Bay, rental bus visitors can enjoy lots of the outdoors with the many parks offering camping sites and wildlife viewing. Here are some of the parks you can head to when visiting Biscayne Bay.

  • Biscayne National Park: A large range of activities are offered in this state park, including educational programs, exhibits and visitors attractions. Campsites are available at Elliot Key and Boca Chita Key.
  • Cape Florida State Park: Situated at the tip of Key Biscayne, this park is a great place for birdwatching. There have been sightings of more than 170 different species of migratory birds here in the spring and fall migration seasons. Best spot for viewing: the western end of the park near Ponds Trail.
  • Chicken Key Bird Rookery: Accessible by canoe tours led by county park naturalists. Learn more about the history, wildlife and ecology of the island during the tour. Wildlife surveys here are conducted by Tropical Audubon Society and volunteers.

Water Activities by the Bay

Biscayne Bay is beautiful, both under the sea and above. Mini bus rental visitors should not miss the chance to snorkel or do some sailing and boating at the bay. Some of the most popular water activities are such as:

  • Adventure Snorkel: Full-day snorkeling available from Black Point Marina.
  • Canoeing: Biscayne National Park offers canoe rentals all year round.
  • Boat Tours: Captain Sir Charters offers many different boat tours including 4-hour cruises of Biscayne Bay.
  • Sailing School: Castle Harbor offers sailing and power boat rentals as well as lessons for beginners and advanced sailors.
  • Eco-Adventures: Dragonfly Expeditions offers numerous eco-adventures, including kayaking on the Oleta and Miami Rivers and to the Half Moon shipwreck.
  • Duck Tours: Miami Duck Tours is a 90-minute tour of Miami by land and sea on an unusual amphibious vehicle.

To enjoy your holiday whole-heartedly, why don’t you rent a charter bus to take you around Miami? Call 1-800-304-1993 or 786-507-5086 for a quote or to book your bus.