Things to do in Key Biscayne

Our most recommended things to do in Key Biscayne

Miami: South Beach 30-Minute Plane Tour

1. Miami: South Beach 30-Minute Plane Tour

As you depart from the Miami Executive Airport, you will fly over Pinecrest and across Biscayne Bay towards Key Biscayne. Throughout this stretch of your flight you will be able to view Virginia Key, Fisher Islands, and South Pointe Park. You will then enjoy the stunning views of South Beach and its golden beaches, before soaring over the Intracoastal Waterway and seeing the mansions at the Star, Hibiscus, and Palm Islands. Finally, you will fly over Biscayne Bay and view Downtown Miami, which is replete with amazing skyscrapers. As you return back to the airport, you will view the Vizcaya Museum & Gardens, as well as Coconut Grove.

South Beach: Miami Skyline and Bay Cruise on 1920s Yacht

2. South Beach: Miami Skyline and Bay Cruise on 1920s Yacht

Step aboard the only vintage yacht offering sightseeing cruises from South Beach, Miami. Let your captain guide you around the many islands of Biscayne Bay, where the rich and famous have their homes. See places the bigger cruises don't have access to and enjoy some snacks. Depart from South Beach Marina, where you'll have the chance to see multi-million dollar yachts from up close. Take a laidback boat ride with light tour narration and chill music. Bring your own bottle of wine or champagne to sip on as you admire the views and taste a delicious cheese platter. Take a seat in the polished wood interior or on the outside leisure deck for the most incredible panoramic views of the shore. View the southernmost tip of South Beach, Fisher Island, the Miami Skyline, Downtown Miami, Key Biscayne, and the Port of Miami. Learn how Star Island, San Marco Island, Belle Isle, Grove Isle, Di Lido Island, and Brickell Key were all manmade as development projects, but are now home to some of the world’s most wealthy and famous. Finally, see the iconic Flagler Monument built on an otherwise unpopulated island.

Miami: Big Bus Open-Top Night Tour with Local Guide

3. Miami: Big Bus Open-Top Night Tour with Local Guide

Experience a completely new perspective as the Magic City comes alive with a vibrant nightlife and unique culture that makes Miami a world-renowned attraction and destination hotspot. This 90-minute scenic night tour introduces you to Miami's best sights after dark. Cruise through Downtown Miami and Brickell watching day turn into night. You will enjoy the best views that Miami has to offer by traveling through this sector of the city adorned with its tall and illuminated buildings. Cross the Key Biscayne bridge where you will appreciate the best and incredible view of Miami’s distinctive skyline. Along the tour, an enthusiastic guide will provide an entertaining commentary, pointing out the city's highlights and providing insight into Miami's history and culture. Take this opportunity to learn your way around and identify the places you want to visit during the rest of your stay. The night tour departs every day from Bayside Marketplace and will take you through Downtown, Miami, and Brickell allowing you to experience the unique atmosphere at night.

Miami: Private Sunset Sightseeing Airplane Tour

4. Miami: Private Sunset Sightseeing Airplane Tour

Meet your friendly pilot at Miami Executive Airport then fly up into the sunny Miami skies where your sightseeing adventure awaits. Throughout the tour, marvel at the glow of the sunset as it transforms the sky and the scenery. Soar above the luxurious mansions of Pinecrest and Coconut Grove, then admire panoramic views of Fisher Island and the idyllic Key Biscayne. Pass over South Miami Beach next and see the stunning beauty of Miami’s shoreline from this unique vantage point. Cruise by Surfside and Bal Harbor before heading back past the Intracoastal Waterway. Marvel at the stunning Palm, Hibiscus, and Star Islands, then soak up breathtaking views of Miami Port, Downtown, and Brickell. Finally, see the Vizcaya Museum and Gardens before heading through South Miami back to the airport.

Miami: 30-minute Private Helicopter Tour

5. Miami: 30-minute Private Helicopter Tour

Soar over Miami in a 30-minute helicopter tour. Get sweeping views of the shoreline. Marvel at the houses of the rich and famous as you fly over the tropical Atlantic Ocean. Depart from the Miami Executive Airport and glide over neighborhoods such as Pinecrest and Coral Gables as you fly towards to Biscayne Bay. Cruise over Fisher Islands and Key Biscayne and head in the direction of South Beach. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Miami shoreline and many iconic sights such as downtown, the Venetian Islands, Star and Palm Islands, and the Port of Miami. Try to spot celebrity mansions, as well as sea life like manatees and dolphins.

Miami: 1-Hour Jet Ski City Tour

6. Miami: 1-Hour Jet Ski City Tour

Discover Miami and enjoy a special experience on this exciting Jet Ski tour. On this tour you'll get to admire the imposing skyline of downtown Miami, Key Biscayne, and Brickell Key, but also Fisher Island and the villas of the rich and famous on Star Island. Discover the magnificent mansions of celebrities like Will Smith, Sylvester Stallone, Tony Montana, Shaquille O’Neal, and Gloria Estefan. Make a short stop on the public Monument Island and enjoy the breathtaking scenery. The largest marina in South Florida (with more than 400 boats and ships) can also be found here in Miami. Speed through the Government Cut out onto the Atlantic Ocean and see South Beach, Nikki Beach, and Ocean Drive from the water. With a bit of luck you might even spot one or two dolphins in Biscayne Bay!

South Beach: Segway Tour

7. South Beach: Segway Tour

Go on a Segway tour to Miami's Art Deco District which is wonderfully built and preserved for you to explore. Experience the heart, soul, and culture of Miami while gliding down the main arteries of the city including Ocean Drive, Collins Ave, and Lincoln Road, a stylish promenade known for its shopping and dining. Visit places like the Versace’s Mansion, South Pointe Pier and Park, Lummus Park, and Ocean Drive’s Art Deco hotels. Learn about The Holocaust Memorial, the Jewish Museum of Florida, The Wolfsonian Florida International University, and many more. Enjoy the beautiful pastel buildings of unique design and learn about the astonishing architecture of Miami Beach. Get an insight into the historic locations of Miami Beach, travel back in time with your professional tour guide, and find out all about the culture, history, and people of Miami.

Miami: Romantic Private Airplane Tour with Champagne

8. Miami: Romantic Private Airplane Tour with Champagne

Fly over luxurious mansions in Pinecrest and Coconut Grove and enjoy a bird's-eye view of Fisher Island and Key Biscayne. Enjoy a bottle of champagne while taking in the views of Miami Beach all the way to Bal Harbor.  Meet your professional pilot at Miami Executive Airport and fly over the Intracoastal Waterway past the beautiful mansions of the rich and famous. Spot the Port of Miami, Downtown, and Brickell from the air and on the way back fly over Vizcaya Museum and Gardens.

Miami: Key West Day Trip & Snorkeling with Pickup Option

9. Miami: Key West Day Trip & Snorkeling with Pickup Option

Visit the southern-most city in the USA on a day trip from Miami Beach. Enjoy a 2-hour snorkeling trip in Key West's clear blue waters. After pick-up from Miami Beach, drive by bus along the coastal Overseas Highway, traveling through a tropical environment of 42 islands and bridges. Upon arrival in Key West, board your boat and sail out to the clear blue water to watch the reef. You will be provided with snorkeling equipment; take the opportunity to visit the colorful coral reefs of the Florida Keys. After your boat trip, enjoy around 3 hours of free time in Key West to explore the island before returning to Miami Beach in the evening.

Miami: Private Scenic Airplane Tour

10. Miami: Private Scenic Airplane Tour

After your departure from Miami Executive Airport, fly over South Miami, cross Biscayne Bay, and view Key Biscayne beaches and lighthouse. Then fly over Fisher Island and cross to South Pointe Park. Soar over South Beach and Miami Beach all the way up to Bal Harbor and Sunny Islands. On the way back fly over the spectacular Intracoastal Waterway and see famous places such as the Indian Creek, Venetian Islands, Palm, Hibiscus and Star Islands, and the Port of Miami. Marvel at the skyscrapers of Downtown Miami, Coconut Grove, and cross South Miami until you land back at Miami Executive Airport.

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What people are saying about Key Biscayne

Overall rating

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It was the best tour I have done at Miami. Michael is the best tour guide ever. He was explaining the facts about Miami and also making everybody to have fun with the jokes, the music. Definitely the best tour to do at Miami. Highly recommended.

Absolutely recommended! At first we thought it was canceled due to the weather, but we were persuaded to wait a little and it was worth it! A great view of Miami! The pilot was super nice and showed and explained everything! :)

What an amazing experience!!! Captain Bob and Connor know how to show a great time and loaded with fun information Too!!!!! Gorgeous boat and beautiful scenery… what more could you want. Simply incredible….

Great experience, with a great and knowledgeable pilot. I would highly recommend this tour.

By far our best experience ever! Our tour guide was professional & friendly too.