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Miami Seaquarium

Miami Seaquarium

July 7, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Opened in 1955, the Miami Seaquarium is one of the oldest marine life parks in the United States. The 28-acre facility features live shows, exhibits, and animal interactions for all ages, making it a great place for boating families to visit. Seaquarium is in the northern part of Biscayne Bay. Although the park is not […]

Jungle Island

Jungle Island

May 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. It’s not a typical park. In roughly 22 acres, boaters visiting Jungle Island will find everything from penguins and parrots to tigers, spotted leopards, and orangutans – right in the heart of Miami. Docking is available at the nearby Miami Yacht Club. Jungle Island has a long history. First opened in 1936 by Franz […]

The Adventures of Colin the Coastguard

The Adventures of Colin the Coastguard

May 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. Don’t be scared to be out on the water — there are people whose jobs are to protect us and keep us safe. Across the Atlantic Ocean, there’s a member of the Coastguard in the United Kingdom named Colin. He and his dog, Rocky, are the heroes in the town of Tideswell, because they […]

Explore Biscayne National Park

Explore Biscayne National Park

February 3, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. A fun-filled day packed with water-based activities awaits you at Biscayne National Park. It extends across Biscayne Bay, with most of its 173,000 acres covered by water. This makes it easier for you to enjoy everything the park has to offer, especially since most of the activities are only accessible by boat. Plan your […]

The Heat Is On!

The Heat Is On!

January 14, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Boating to AmericanAirlines Arena to take in a Miami Heat home game is easy from either the north or south area of Miami. Avoid the usual traffic and parking hassles by berthing at the Miamarina at Bayside, which offers transient slips by the day (make a reservation at 305-960-5180 or the marina monitors VHF channels […]

Miami’s Artificial Reef Program

Miami’s Artificial Reef Program

January 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Did you ever wonder what happens to a sunken ship? No need to wonder that in Miami, as the Miami-Dade County Artificial Reef Program uses sunken ships — and other materials from the ocean’s floor — to create safe, manmade reefs. For more than 30 years, Miami-Dade County has overseen the deployment of an extensive […]

Launch a Nautical Birthday Party

December 23, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Searching for a birthday party theme? Want one that isn’t the same as everybody else’s party plan? How about a nautical-themed birthday party? Boatloads of decorating ideas and activities abound, making a nautical party one to remember. Search popular parent and party-planning sites and you’ll find plenty of ideas for a nautical party. Some sites […]

A Fish Can Fly?

December 22, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

You know that airplanes and birds fly, but did you know there is a species of fish that can fly? In the book called The Amazing World of Flyingfish by Steve N.G. Howell, readers learn about flyingfish — what they are, how they fly, what they look like, and where to see one. If you […]