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A feel good Eco-Tour on the largest Miami Bay Key : Key Biscayne

  • MINIMUM PARTICIPANTS: 15
  • MAX. PARTICIPANTS: 45 (LARGER GROUPS CAN BE DIVIDED BETWEEN MORNING AND AFTERNOON)
  • COST: PRICE/per = $89.00 (sales tax 6.5% to be added)
  • DURATION: 3 HOURS FROM START TO END OF BIKE TOUR NOT INCLUDING TRANSFER TIME FROM AND TO HOTEL
  • REQUIREMENTS: Sun screen , hat, sunglasse, enclosed shoe (no flip-flop!)
  • TRANSFER TIME: Contact us for TRANSFER TIME FROM AND TO HOTEL AVAILABILITY DAILY

Description

This 10-mile bicycle jaunt takes us across the charming island of Key Biscayne - so hospitable that it was sought out by the Tequesta Indians that first inhabited South Florida.    Hear the story of how the growing number of wrecks brought to this place a remote lighthouse outpost that to this day remains Miami-Dade County’s oldest structure.  Reflect on the settlers of the early coconut palm plantations that braved hostile Seminoles and hurricanes.
After passing through the village of Key Biscayne we will explore the unusual oddity of an antiquated and abandoned zoo that echoes of visitations past.  Watch out for the new tenants: a large variety of waterfowl and iguanas in every imaginable size and color combination.  Enjoy the pleasures of a slower pace almost as if it were ripped from the pages of a less hectic era.

As you pedal through the lush flora you will see how the devastating force of Hurricane Andrew created a unique chance that allowed the restoration of the original ecosystem.  Interspersed with the island’s abundant tropical vegetation, you will experience breathtaking views of the watery off shore village of Stiltsville and white sand beaches facing the open ocean.


 


INCLUSIONS:

-All equipment rental fees, taxes, and gratuities

-Tour interpretation by guide starts and ends at the hotel (there will be a guide on the transfer vehicle to the bike rental location and back to the hotel)

-Guide to guest ratio does not exceed 1:9.  There are always 2 Dragonfly Expeditions staff members during the bike tour – one to lead the group and one to follow behind

-Participants will travel on comfortable cruiser bicycles.  These bikes are well maintained and are exclusively used for our tours

-If a bicycle breaks down during the tour, the backup staff will stay behind with the broken bike and let the guests continue with the main guide

-Our guides are certified and trained

-Two bottled waters provided per participant

-Bike baskets and helmets are available upon request

-Private 3 hour historian/naturalist guided bike tour covers everything guests expect to see in Florida (protected natural areas, an upscale and bike friendly neighborhood, pristine beaches, historic landmarks, etc)

-Guides carry sunscreen and first aid kits







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Disclaimer

MiamiPlus1 is partening with DragonFly Expedition to run this eco-tour
MiamiPlus1 doesnot provide tour by themselves unless part of a complete itinerary requiring our destination management services of [but not limited to] : coordinator, translator, transportation assistance, lodging, dining , 

NOTES /SPECIAL CONDITION

WEATHER DEPENDENT Rain or shine. See Terms and Conditions for weather-related cancellations.

MEALS INCLUDED None. See MiamiPlus1 for added hours and meals request.

TRANSPORTATION Bike rental included in price. Transportation to and from bike rental on Key Biscayne has to be provided by client or by MiamiPlus1 at additional cost

SPECIAL NOTATIONS

        The round trip on bicycle is a 3-hour, 10-mile tour. Participants are required to be able to complete this duration and length, because there is no way to shorten or to drop out during the tour.

         Water will be supplied

         No flip-flops allowed!

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