Miami

Biscayne Bay and Celebrity Island Homes Boat Tour

Miami, USA
Miami 90 Minute Boat Tour of Biscayne Bay BAYRD
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Offered in: English

Overview

Don’t forget your camera on this 90-minute boat tour through Biscayne Bay with unparalleled views of the Miami coastline. The cruise highlights downtown Miami and Millionaire’s Row, an historic beachfront neighborhood known for its famous residents. A full cash bar on board allows you to relax and enjoy a drink while you take in the views (own expense).
  • Sweeping views of the Miami coastline often missed by visitors
  • Sail by famous residences on Millionaire’s Row
  • Book in advance: This popular cruise sells out quickly
  • Full cash bar available on board

What's Included

  • Guided 90-min Boat Tour

    Meeting And Pickup

    Meeting point

    • 401 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132, USA

      We ask that you arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your departure time to check-in and get your boarding ticket(s). The check-in location is located at the Marina behind Victoria Secrets at Bayside Marketplace.

    End point

    This activity ends back at the meeting point.

    What To Expect

    See where celebrity millionaires call home on this group boat tour through Miami’s Biscayne Bay.

    You’ll cruise through the bay with your group listening to your captain tell you all about the landmarks you pass by on the coastline. Check out Millionaire’s Row and hear about all the famous people who live there.

    Your tour starts at Bayside Marketplace, a great place for shopping during the day. At night it hosts the Miami Heat and huge concerts. From here you’ll get out on the water, where you’ll have views of the Miami shoreline that most people never get to see.

    Make sure your cameras are ready.

    Bayside Marketplace

    1 hour Admission Ticket Included

    Biscayne National Park (Pass By)

    Port of Miami (Pass By)

    Fisher Island (Pass By)

    Star Island (Pass By)

    Additional Info

    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 130 travelers
    Operated by Miami Info Tours

    Cancellation Policy

    You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

    • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
    • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
    • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
    • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.

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    Q:Where is the departure point for the Miami Boat Tour?

    A:The Miami Boat Tour of Miami departs from the Bayside Marketplace in Miami.

    Jan 2023

    Q:Is there parking near the departure point for the Miami Boat Tour?

    A:Parking is available in the parking garage at the entrance to the Bayside Marketplace. Parking rates apply and may vary. You may also take a rideshare service, such as Uber or Lyft.

    Jan 2023

    Q:How early should I arrive for the Sightseeing Cruise?

    A:Please arrive at least 30 minutes before your scheduled tour time to check-in.

    Jan 2023

    Q:Is seating assigned during the Sightseeing Cruise?

    A:Seats are first-come, first-serve so arrive early! There is seating available both inside as well as out on the deck. The boats typically sail on time, so please leave enough time for traffic delays and plan to arrive early.

    Jan 2023

    Q:Can I bring my young child with me on the Sightseeing Cruise?

    A:Yes - this cruise is appropriate for guests of all ages!

    Jan 2023

    Q:Are food and/or drink available during the Sightseeing Cruise?

    A:Aboard the boat, you will have the opportunity to buy cocktails, soft drinks, and light snacks. Cash and credit cards are accepted at the snack bar on board.

    Jan 2023

    Q:Are restrooms available onboard during the Sightseeing Cruise?

    A:Yes, there are restrooms onboard for your convenience.

    Jan 2023

    Q:What will we see during the Sightseeing Cruise?

    A:The cruise will pass Hibiscus Island, Palm Island, Sunset Island, Fischer Island plus the famous Venetian Islands. Your guide will point out some of the most famous homes & landmarks one can not see from land.

    Jan 2023

    Q:Are there any stops during the Sightseeing Cruise?

    A:There are no stops during the sightseeing cruise, however, you will get amazing views of some of the most beautiful areas of Miami.

    Jan 2023

    Q:Is the Miami boat tour guided or narrated?

    A:Yes! Narration is available in both English and Spanish.

    Jan 2023

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    Reviews

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    429 reviews
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    Missed the boat!
    Richard_P, Apr 2024
    We missed the boat because of the worst directions/instructions I've ever seen...we got there 45 minutes early and never did find where we had to go... disappointed mywife and daughter
    Lack of Follow-Up
    Mario_C, Apr 2024
    When I bookes this boat tour…I never got the name of the boat company….Once at the peur and asking around a COMPETITOR was nice enough to send me to the RIGHT tour boats…When I checked in the man did not have our reservation on line…after 10 Minutes of searching and looking…He saw my family name written on a WHITEBOARD behind him…I never could get a VOUCHER from VIATOR on line…🙄
    Great tour but check-in process was not clear.
    Kristin_N, Mar 2024
    Tour was great! It was difficult to find the kiosk to check in at as we were not given the name of the company. I was looking for Viator but the kiosk check in was through a company called Bayside.
    Great Tour
    Michael_H, Mar 2024
    Excellent boat tour. We are recommending to our friends and family. The company gave a great overview of the celebrity homes
    Wonderful
    Priscilla_S, Mar 2024
    The tour was excellent the sights was nice and pleasant. My husband and I had a great time and will come back again.
    Worth it for the time and money
    Susanne_L, Mar 2024
    Super fun lively tour guide. Enjoyed seeing the bay and hearing about the people who live there. Only difficulty was finding where to check in.
    Hard to find ticket office
    Linn_R, Mar 2024
    Easy to book. Location of ticket office was hard to find given the address that is shared by so many. Otherwise cruise was fine.
    Bayride tour
    Wilma_E, Mar 2024
    Gabriel the guide was so funny👍 we had fun and the weather was beautiful. This tour is highly recommended when you are in Miami
    Should be more detailed
    Natasha_B, Mar 2024
    The boat ride was great. The weather was beautiful. But the commentary was very limited, and very sparse. Only pointed out some of the celebrity homes, but not too much about Miami and the architecture and the culture of the place we were sailing past. Very limited commentary, which was very disappointing.
    WOW!! What a cruise!!
    Myna_S, Mar 2024
    Such a fun experience! Got to see so many homes and yachts and learn about the owners and the area. Teenagers and adults enjoyed every minute!
    Overall good
    Nazia_R, Mar 2024
    More organized. We’re in middle chairs on 2nd deck. People were standing towards the side while seeing celebrity homes. It was not possible to check out from middle chairs. People should remain on their own spots.
    Worth doing
    Maureen_W, Mar 2024
    The celebrity homes were okay but we enjoyed the boat ride and got some good pictures of Miami. We stayed downstairs in the boat and were able to take great photos through the glass. There is a great outdoor mall to eat at there when you are through.
    Good time and Lots of Laughs
    Keona_W, Feb 2024
    This was a great start to the Bachelorette weekend. Enjoyed the host; quite the comedian! Great tour.
    Boring
    Monique_W, Feb 2024
    It was kind of boring LOL! I had a similar ride on ten past that allowed us to get off the boat and do water sports like trampolines in the middle of the ocean. This was more or less like riding a ferry. Would not recommend
    Nice experience
    Desiree_G, Feb 2024
    Seeing the celebrity homes and the tour guide was funny drinks were good too We definitely enjoyed our time
    Terrible.
    timothy_H, Feb 2024
    Nothing. The person talking about the trip making too many jokes that were not funny at all. And he spoke to close into the mike and was very difficult to understand. Would not recommend this to anyone.
    BEST WAY TO SEE MIAMI!!
    Alba_A, Feb 2024
    I loved both the narrators in English, Spanish and French on the boat. They made the experience really memorable!! Tipping them was truly worthwhile, as they made such a wonderful job throughout the ride. This trip is truly worth it. Another way to look at the city of Miami. I loved the view, the length of the trip, the millionaire's row of houses, the city skyline, the beautiful weather, the sea smell. I truly recommend it!!
    Reeeeeeally windy but totally worth it
    Adrin_C, Feb 2024
    The ride was amazing and incredibly fun, I would strongly recommend and note it in the tour information to take a jacket/blanket/something to cover from the cold breeze during the entire trip. There are parts where the sun doesn’t hit the boat and it can get pretty chilly. Aside from that, the tour is really fun and totally worth it.
    Made my trip to Miami
    April_F, Jan 2024
    Love the views of Miami and the fantastic homes.the tour guid was fun and very knowledgeable. Great time!
    Wayside Bay
    Shannan_B, Jan 2024
    Enjoyed my tour guide he was very knowledgeable and funny the boat was clean and the drink was on point.
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