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Miami: Skyline Cruise Millionaire's Homes & Venetian Islands

1. Miami: Skyline Cruise Millionaire's Homes & Venetian Islands

Relax on a fully narrated sightseeing cruise through Biscayne Bay in Miami. Relax on the shaded top deck as you see the best of Miami the way people from Miami love to see it - from the water. Board the boat at Bayside Marketplace in the heart of Downtown Miami or select the option with hotel pickup to enjoy a comfortable ride to the ship. Relax under the shaded deck onboard the boat. From Downtown, you will cruise through the islands on Biscayne Bay. Hibiscus Island, Palm Island, Star Island, Sunset Island, and the famous Venetian Islands are all home to many celebrities and their luxurious mansions. Keep an eye out for the homes of Gloria Estefan, P. Diddy, Shaquille O'Neal, Enrique Iglesias, Phil Collins, Jennifer Lopez & Alex Rodriguez, Shakira, Ricky Martin, Matt Damon, Al Capone and more. Your experienced bilingual tour guide will point out all the famous homes and landmarks. Next, cruise past vibrant South Beach, exclusive Fisher Island and the busy Port of Miami before you head back towards Downtown Miami. Downtown Miami has one of the most exciting skylines which is constantly being updated and features many iconic buildings. See the luxurious condos and hotels in Brickell and Brickell Key and enter the mouth of the Miami River. before heading back to Bayside Marketplace to end your cruise. Choose to add more adventure to your day with the double-decker bus combo option, where you can hop on and hop off as you like as you encounter Miami from the land with stops at South Beach, Bayside Marketplace, Little Havana and Wynwood Walls. You can also add a 4-hour Everglades airboat tour that includes return transportation from South Beach to the Sawgrass Recreational Park for a 30-minute guided airboat tour, a live exhibit of rescued reptiles and mammals, and the “Meet a Baby Alligator” experience.

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

2. 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 informative audio commentary guiding you through Miami's rich 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. Make the most of your time and enjoy the city at your own pace, deciding when and where to hop off and explore. Benefit from buses arriving every 30 minutes, never having to wait long to continue your adventure. 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. Also, embark on an adventure to the nearby Everglades National Park, where you can witness exotic birds, snakes, fish, and turtles in their natural habitat. And for a truly thrilling experience, take a ride on an airboat along the river of grass. Top sights include: • Bayside Marketplace • South Beach • Soundscape Park • Design District • Wynwood Walls • Downtown Miami • Little Havana

Miami: Sightseeing Speedboat Tour

3. 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: Sunset Cruise through Biscayne Bay and South Beach

4. Miami: Sunset Cruise through Biscayne Bay and South Beach

Take a break from the bustle of Miami and watch the sunset from the water. Cruise around Biscayne Bay and admire incredible views of the Miami and South Beach skylines and the Millionaires Homes. Board the boat at Bayside Marketplace in Downtown Miami and relax on a comfortable bi-level boat with open windows and a shaded deck as you listen to live commentary from your bilingual guide. During your tour, sip on the beverage of your choice which you can purchase from the full onboard bar. Admire the homes of the rich and famous as the sun sets on Star Island, Hibiscus Island, Palm Island, Sunset Island, Fisher Island, and the famous Venetian Islands. Keep an eye out for the homes of Gloria Estefan, P. Diddy, Shaquille O'Neal, Enrique Iglesias, Phil Collins, Jennifer Lopez & Alex Rodriguez, Shakira, Ricky Martin, Matt Damon, Al Capone and more.

Miami: Biscayne Bay Celebrity Homes Sightseeing Cruise

5. 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.

Miami: South Beach Private 45-Minute Private Flight Tour

6. 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.

Miami: Miami Beach Jetski Ride with Boat and Drinks

7. Miami: Miami Beach Jetski Ride with Boat and Drinks

Meet your instructor, listen to the safety briefing, and put on your life jacket. Cruise on a boat to a platform and hop on your jetski with 1 friend. Once you've mastered your jetski, follow your guide to the best spots for wildlife encounters, from dolphins to manatees. Whether you're a seasoned rider or a first-timer, explore Miami's crystal-clear waters. Change your speed to match your comfort, whether you want an adrenaline rush or a relaxed ride. As you zoom through Biscayne Bay under the brilliant blue sky, take in views of the famous Miami skyline. Finish your experience with a guided cruise through the bay, searching for houses of famous Miami residents. If you choose the last tour of the day, enjoy the rich colors of the sunset.

Miami: Explore Iconic Sights on a 90-Minute Cruise

8. Miami: Explore Iconic Sights on a 90-Minute Cruise

Embark on a captivating and fun guided boat tour with a knowledgable guide that promises to be an enjoyable and tranquil experience. Cruise along and see iconic locations like the Port of Miami and the Miami arena, showcasing the city's vibrant atmosphere. Then, cross the Douglas MacArthur causeway, where notable films like Bad Boys 2 were shot. And listen to the cinematic history of the area. See the Venetian Bridge, the oldest bridge in Miami which is also known for its appearance in movies like 2 Fast 2 Furious. Pass by Joja Beach, known for its exceptional waterfront dining experience, and then see the Miami anchorage, a place for boat owners, particularly sailboat enthusiasts, to anchor their boats free of charge. Explore the picturesque Venetian islands, including Palm Island and Hibiscus Island. And then visit Star Island, South Beach, Miami Beach Mariana, one of the oldest marinas in Miami. Admire the stunning Fisher Island, the beautiful Miami skyline, the Port of Miami. Then, see the highlight of the tour, a 360-degree panoramic view of the Miami River Skyline.

Miami: Duck Tour of Miami and South Beach

9. Miami: Duck Tour of Miami and South Beach

Discover Miami Beach on an amphibious vehicle. Tour South Beach and admire highlights, including the Art Deco district and Millionaires Row with a live guide before splashing into Biscayne Bay for views of the skyline. Explore the heart of South Beach and see Miami’s most iconic landmarks. Learn about the city with entertaining commentary from your guide. Pass through the Art Deco district of South Beach and admire the brightly colored buildings and unique architecture. Then, make a dramatic splashdown into Biscayne Bay for a unique look at the shoreline of this sparkling city. Take in the views of Fisher Island, and Millionaire's Row, and marvel at the homes of the rich and famous who call Miami home.

Miami Beach: South Beach Private Airplane Tour with Drinks

10. Miami Beach: South Beach Private Airplane Tour with Drinks

Rent a private airplane and discover the finest views of Miami's famous beaches and skyline from the air. Enjoy the aerial views and take fantastic photos as you fly over the South Beach area of the city. After takeoff from Miami Executive Airport., admire the beautiful sight of South Beach below you, one of the most iconic locations in the United States. Get your camera ready to take a photo of the stunning skyline of Miami. See a variety of landmarks from a birds-eye perspective including the Miami Seaport, the Miami Seaquarium, and Start Island. Receive some drinks as you enjoy the views below, before returning to the ground.

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We want to take the opportunity to thank Joseph (our tour guide) again for this great experience. We enjoyed the bike tour around south beach a lot and can totally recommend this activity!

It went quite well for us, the only drawback is that the sellers of the same bus lie to you and tell you that this application lies

We enjoyed our tour and spent around 30 minutes in the air. Diego was a very nice pilot and the views from the air were great

Amazing tour, Great views, and a very good service. Definitely a hit

very good, 1h30 boat ride with sunset + night $75 for 4