Explore the history of Coral Gables in this leisurely paddle through the City Beautiful. This guided tour will teach you all about the man-made waterway’s delightful blend of unique vistas, abundant wildlife, and historic landmarks. Trip meets at the launch ramp under the Metrorail along US1/Ponce & Riviera Dr., Bring drinking water and protection from the sun. Public parking is available at 4600 Ponce de Leon Blvd., 5-minute walk south to the launch area. Participants are required to read and sign a liability waiver before embarking.
Miami EcoAdventures’ programs will follow the most up-to-date social distancing and sanitization guidelines outlined by CDC and local and state officials. This includes a contact-free process with digital waivers and required pre-paid reservations to promote physical distancing. Program will be capped at 8 participants and 2 guides. Occupancy per kayak is one individual, unless participants are from the same household. Therefore, participants will need to be comfortable paddling on their own and require minimal assistance getting into and out of the kayak. All provided equipment will be thoroughly sanitized before and after the program. Face coverings are required at all Miami-Dade Parks and participants will be expected to wear facial coverings at all times except when on the water. In order to reduce contact, Miami EcoAdventures will not be providing storage of valuables and personal items during programs.
Follow instructions posted on parking signage to pay via mobile app or nearby kiosk. After you have secured your vehicle, check-in will occur at launch ramp. During check-in and orientation, please make sure to wear a facial covering and follow instructions given by staff in order to maintain social distancing. Participants should also wear closed-toed shoes that can get wet, bring plenty of drinking water (preferably in a reusable water bottle), as well as protection from the sun. If you have any questions feel free to contact Miami EcoAdventures at 305-662-4124 during their operating hours: 7 days a week from 8:30AM-4:30PM.