Get off the beaten track and immerse yourself in the eco-adventures of Biscayne National Park – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports
The New Year is always about starting over, and in 2022 how about going out more? Biscayne National Park isn’t just for fish, because with their eco-adventures a shipwreck may be in your future. Wait, I don’t mean you’re on it when it’s leaking.
Have you ever forgotten that we literally live next to a national park?
Jeremy Garza, Biscayne National Park: “We’re Miami’s best kept secret. “
To be fair, Biscayne National Park can be a little intimidating at first.
Jeremy Garza: “We’re 90% water. We have over 170,000 acres.
But now you can dive straight away – with a Diving and Snorkeling Eco-Adventure.
Jeremy Garza: “Our tours are really unique. They are really off the beaten track, places that no one except the people on our tours can see. ”
We bury the lede, however.
Jeremy Garza: “Our Maritime Heritage Trail includes seven wrecks. The oldest are around 200 years old.
How cool is that ?!
Jeremy Garza: “Just swimming among the wrecks of these old ships is quite special. “
The Titanic is not included.
Kate Winslet (as Rose): “I will never give up. I promise.”
And then she just lets him go. Move on.
Jeremy Garza: “They’re usually in about 20-30 feet of water so they’re not really extreme dives. “
Right under our noses the whole time.
Jeremy Garza: “You will have 300 boats that will party, and they just have no idea these amazing places are out there. “
Including the breathtaking diversity of life on the coral reef.
Jeremy Garza: “Hundreds, thousands of fish in some cases. “
And along …
Jeremy Garza: “Miles of wild mangrove shoreline teem with fish, juvenile tropical fish. We have over 600 species. We see stingrays. We have already seen a juvenile turtle sleeping in there once in the mangroves. We also have three species of seahorses.
And this day trip from the Dante Fascell Visitor Center…
Jeremy Garza: “We have Divemasters who go on every trip and a Captain, so you’re in good hands.
It’s not just for fun. You will also discover …
Jeremy Garza: “Marine biology, what you see, a little bit about the history of the park. We are going to tell you a little bit about the history of each ship.
The Biscayne National Park Institute offers the scuba diving and snorkeling adventure for $ 244. if you are not yet certified in diving, you can do a half day of snorkeling for $ 99.
Jeremy Garza: “The people who have lived here in Miami all of their lives are blown away. “
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