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Miami: Biscayne Bay Celebrity Homes Sightseeing Cruise

Miami: Biscayne Bay Celebrity Homes Sightseeing Cruise

Head to the meeting point and board a comfortable yacht before setting out on your celebrity homes sightseeing cruise. Navigate through the beautiful waters of Biscayne Bay and be captivated by panoramic views of Miami's skyline. See the vibrant Port of Miami, the secluded Fisher Island, and the sun-kissed shores of Miami Beach. Then, take in the view as you sail past the opulent mansions dotted along the shoreline, a testament to the lavish lifestyles of the rich and famous. Choose to enjoy the journey from the climate-controlled comfort of the yacht's main level or head to the top level for a breezy, open-air boat tour. Listen to interesting bilingual commentary throughout the cruise, gaining insights from your knowledgeable guide. If you miss your original reservation, your tickets become open vouchers that can be used on any tour based on availability 7 days a week from 10:30 AM to 7:30 PM with tours going out every 30 minutes. Please reference your name and your booking reference number. Bayride staff will accommodate you.

Miami: Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Tour by Open-top Bus

Miami: Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Tour by Open-top Bus

Experience the magic of Miami with this hop-on hop-off bus tour. Sit back and relax onboard an open-top double decker sightseeing bus while you soak in the sights and sounds of one of America's most vibrant cities. Enjoy entertaining and expert audio commentary guiding you through Miami's vibrant history and daily life, highlighting all the must-see spots along the way. With the flexibility to hop off and explore at your leisure, take the opportunity to discover Miami's iconic beaches, Cuban culture, and lively lifestyle. Immerse yourself in Miami's unique atmosphere with the option to explore the Design District with its stunning Art Deco style and the beautiful Botanical Garden at Soundscape Park with free general admission. And when you're ready for a break, indulge in the delicious restaurants around Lincoln Road. Make the most of your time and enjoy the city at your own pace. Hop on to hear the colorful story of Miami, and hop off to explore the city and famous beaches. With frequent bus arrivals every 30 minutes, never wait long continue your adventure. Select the Everglades combo to embark on an adventure to the nearby Everglades National Park, where you will get up close and personal with exotic birds, snakes, fish, and turtles in their natural habitat. Plus, take a ride on an airboat along the river of grass before attending a wildlife show using traditional Seminole alligator handling techniques. Top sights include: • Bayside Marketplace • South Beach • Soundscape Park • Design District • Wynwood Walls • Downtown Miami • Little Havana

Miami: Millionaires Row Bay Cruise & Sightseeing Bus Tour

Miami: Millionaires Row Bay Cruise & Sightseeing Bus Tour

Discover the vibrancy of Miami's culture and beauty with a sightseeing tour by open-top bus, and then take bay cruise aboard a fully-narrated bilingual sightseeing cruise along scenic Millionaire's Row – a top-rated thing to do in Miami! Witness the eclectic mix of architectural styles that make Miami distinctive and learn about their historical and cultural significance. Hear recommendations on local cuisine and hidden hotspots to discover the city's melting pot of diversity. Pass by the bustling Bayside Marketplace before heading off to the artistic Wynwood Walls, a must-see for art enthusiasts. Visit to the Miami Zoo, where you can get up close and personal with diverse wildlife. Feel the vibrant atmosphere as you cruise down the iconic Ocean Drive and enjoy the pedestrian paradise of Lincoln Road. And of course, no tour is complete without soaking up the sun at the world-renowned Miami Beach. Next up is a spectacular 90-minute boat tour of Biscayne Bay. With a fully narrated experience and commentary in both English and Spanish, you'll gain an in-depth understanding of the area's ecology and history. Gaze upon the elegant celebrity homes lining the shore, a testament to the city's allure for the rich and famous along Miami's Millionaire's Row. The cruise gives you the option to absorb the beauty of the Bay from two perspectives: the open-air deck for an unobstructed view, or the comfort of the air-conditioned interior with fully stocked bar. Book your tour now and witness the magic, the charm, and the vibrancy of Miami for yourself.

Miami: Sightseeing Speedboat Tour

Miami: Sightseeing Speedboat Tour

Hop aboard a power catamaran and embark on a 45-minute off-shore adventure that provides an ultimate sightseeing experience in true "Miami Vice" style. Capture views of Miami and its spectacular skyline in comfort and safety, from the plush seating of a luxurious boat. Cruise along the Miami Coastline, passing by celebrities’ multi-million dollar mansions on Star Island, Fisher Island, and Miami Beach. Take some time to appreciate the Art Deco district of South Beach from the speedboat's unique perspective in the Atlantic Ocean. Cruise around on Miami's only boat that ventures into the ocean. Open 365 days a year, the speedboat departs daily from Bayside Marketplace from 11:00 AM until sunset: every hour on weekdays, and every 30 minutes on weekends and holidays.

Miami: Guided Evening Cruise on Biscayne Bay

Miami: Guided Evening Cruise on Biscayne Bay

Explore the glistening Biscayne Bay on an evening boat cruise, while getting a glimpse into the lifestyle of some of the world's most famous stars. Cruise through the Port of Miami, the exclusive Fisher Island, and the shores of Miami Beach. Board the boat and marvel at the towering skyscrapers of the Miami Skyline from Biscayne Bay. Enjoy live onboard commentary from your guide and interesting facts about the city and its famous residents. Marvel at the seaside homes of internationally renowned stars like Lionel Messi, Jennifer Lopez, and David Beckham. Cruise past local landmarks like Fisher Island, the Port of Miami, and the Venetian Islands. During the cruise, you can also purchase drinks and snacks from the onboard bar.

Miami: Skyviews Miami Observation Wheel Flexible Date Ticket

Miami: Skyviews Miami Observation Wheel Flexible Date Ticket

Experience Miami from nearly 200 feet above Bayside Marketplace in Downtown Miami. Take in panoramic views of the downtown Miami skyline, the Port of Miami, the islands and bridges of Biscayne Bay, and all the way to South Beach. Board one of the 42 fully enclosed gondolas which are climate-controlled for comfort. Take a seat on the benches inside or stand by the windows that offer unobstructed 360-degree views. The gondolas hold 6-8 people. With unobstructed 360 degree views, the vistas are spectacular at any time of the day or night. You can choose to admire the islands or boats on the bay lit-up at sunset or capture a photo of the sparkling Miami skyline at night. Schedule your visit around the weather and choose your ideal time of day with this flexible ticket, valid on your scheduled day or up to 7 days after. Receive a complimentary buzzybooth digital selfie photos with a virtual background which can be emails, texted or posted to your social media. .

Miami: Everglades Experience, Bay Cruise & Open-top Bus Tour

Miami: Everglades Experience, Bay Cruise & Open-top Bus Tour

Get ready to explore the colorful and dynamic city of Miami with our comprehensive 3-part tour package. This package is your ticket to experience it all from the richly diverse wildlife of the Florida Everglades to the grand mansions that line the shores of Miami Beach. Sightseeing Tour of Miami by Open-top Bus Dive into the heart of Miami for a city tour by open-top double decker. We'll guide you through the city's major landmarks, including the vibrant Wynwood neighborhood, Little Havana, iconic Miami Beach, and the historic Art Deco District. During the tour, you'll see the best of the city with plenty of insights on local hotspots and Miami must-do's. Plus, we’ll share the fascinating backstory of Magic City, giving you unique insights into its history and culture. Biscayne Bay Cruise through Millionaire's Row Relax with a sightseeing cruise on the azure waters of Biscayne Bay. From the deck, you'll have a great view of the Port of Miami, Fisher Island, and the aptly named "Millionaire's Row.," where the who's who of Hollywood, politics, sports, and business have their luxury homes. Enjoy the sun-drenched views from the top deck or from below with an onboard bar. Everglades Experience with Airboat Tour & Wildlife Show Take an exhilarating airboat tour through the untamed wilderness of the Everglades with an expert guide. Witness a variety of wildlife in their natural habitat. You'll see everything from alligators to exotic birds. Then, enjoy an exciting wildlife show highlighting traditional Seminole alligator handling techniques and have the opportunity to hold a baby alligator. Plus, we take care of your transportation to and from Everglades Holiday Park. Take advantage of flexible scheduling to enjoy these experiences on separate days and ensure ample time to absorb the beauty and excitement of Miami. Departure point based on selected time: Depart from Miami Beach (Soundscape Park): 8:30AM, 9AM, 2PM, & 2:30PM Depart from Downtown Miami (Bayside Marketplace): 9:05AM, 9:35AM, 2:35PM, & 3:05PM

Miami: Biscayne Bay and South Beach Sunset Cruise

Miami: Biscayne Bay and South Beach Sunset Cruise

Escape the hustle and bustle of Downtown Miami and take in sunset views over the skyline as you cruise through Biscayne Bay, the Venetian Islands, and past South Beach. Learn about the sights you see from your onboard guide. After heading to the meeting point, board your sightseeing cruise. Then, glide through the bay as your guide provides commentary about the area, enriching your journey with insights into the famous homes of A-list celebrities positioned along the water. During the cruise, indulge in refreshments available to purchase from the onboard bar. Visit the onboard mojito bar and savor a signature mojito expertly crafted to perfection, at your own expense.

Miami: South Beach Private 45-Minute Private Flight Tour

Miami: South Beach Private 45-Minute Private Flight Tour

Enjoy a magical flight tour over Miami's picturesque South Beach. Enjoy stunning views of South Miami, Biscayne Bay, and Star Island from the sky. Start your tour by boarding your plane at the activity provider's office. Sit back and relax as you take off on your airborne adventure. Fly over the South Beach shoreline, Key Biscayne, Downtown Miami, and the Venetian, Star, and Palm Islands. Take in views of golden beaches and luxurious mansions along the way. Snap some fantastic pictures as you soar over Miami. Get a birds-eye view of the Miami skyline. Listen to informative narration from your FAA-certified pilot. Return to the activity provider's office at the end of your flight.

From Miami: Everglades Wildlife Show, Airboat & Bus Transfer

From Miami: Everglades Wildlife Show, Airboat & Bus Transfer

Begin a full-day tour (if chosen) with an open-top bus tour of Miami Beach, Wynwood, Downtown Miami, Little Havana, Coconut Grove, and Coral Gables. Continue with a boat ride through Biscayne Bay and Millionaire’s Row, seeing lavish celebrity homes on Star Island, Palm Island, and Hibiscus Island. After the boat tour concludes (and for those opting for the half-day option), enjoy a comfortable journey aboard an enclosed, air-conditioned double-decker bus from Miami to Everglades Park, where you will immerse yourself in the abundant wildlife of Florida's heartland. Glide through the River of Grass on a 40-minute narrated airboat tour, encountering over 200,000 alligators in their natural habitat. Get tips for spotting these fascinating creatures from your wildlife guides. Next, delve deeper into alligator lore with a 40-minute live presentation, where professional handlers showcase the reptiles' life cycle and habits in a secure setting. Afterward, wander through the park at your leisure, exploring alligator exhibits and soaking in the surrounding beauty. As the day concludes, board the bus for a relaxing journey back to Miami. Tour Departure Times: 9:00 am or 1:00 pm

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Rick & Peter were our travel personnel! Rick was very great during the duration, he definitely deserves a raise ! he cools you down with a spray bottle which engaged all the passengers & was very knowledgeable about all the buildings, directions, history etc We will be coming back again to do another trip

The trip was very long. Unfortunately the weather was not great and we got very wet. However, there were places to take shelter. The guide was incredibly friendly and funny. It was a lot of fun.

Great to relax and enjoy the boat ride. sightseeing through the city of Miami. The Captain and his first mate took care of everything.

Nice, it took us around 15 minutes, we went at the evening time, beautiful night view of Miami.

Very good!! It was a rainy evening but they show us and explain everything about the houses!