Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on December 3, 2009
Happen upon tropical fish, sea stars and spotted eagle rays by kayak on a guided tour of the shallow waters of Bear Cut Preserve. First-time kayakers and snorkelers welcome. 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Daily event. Crandon Park Visitors and Nature Center, 6767 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. $70. Details: (305) 365-3018 or www.miamidade.gov/ecoadventures/kayak’snorkel’sea.asp.
Glide through the Everglades on an airboat and see the wetland’s one-of-a-kind flora and fauna. After, enjoy lunch at the Coopertown Restaurant. 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Departs 3401 SW 72nd Ave., Coral Terrace. $65. Details: (305) 365-3018 or www.miamidade.gov/ecoadventures.
WALKING THE ESTATE
Hike 1½ miles through tropical hardwood forests and across one of the last remaining Tequesta Indian burial mounds. 12:30 p.m. daily. Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Palmetto Bay. Free with park admission. Details: (305) 235-1668 or www.deeringestate.org.
NIGHT BY THE BAY
Take a nighttime hike through the Deering Estate and see what wakes after the sun goes down. 7-9 p.m. Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Palmetto Bay. $5-$10. Details: (305) 235-1668 or www.deeringestate.org.
See the South Florida sunset from the seat of a kayak while exploring the shores of Key Biscayne. 4:30-7 p.m. Departs Crandon Park Visitors and Biscayne Nature Center, 6767 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. $40. Details: (305) 361-6767 or www.miamidade.gov/parks.
Hop in a canoe and paddle your way through Coral Gables’ waterways to see some of the city’s historic landmarks. 9 a.m.-Noon. AD Barnes Park, 3401 SW 72nd Ave., Coral Gables. $33. Details: (305) 365-3018 or www.miamidade.gov/ecoadventures.
The Bayfront Park Management Trust hosts free weekly yoga classes downtown. 6-7:15 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. 9-10:15 a.m. Saturdays. Bayfront Park, 301 N Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: (305) 358-7550 or www.bayfrontparkmiami.com.