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BG Oleta River Outdoors

3400 NE 163rd St, Oleta River State Park, North Miami Beach, FL 33160-4460
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Nature adventure in a big city!

We love Oleta for outdoor adventures in the heart of a big city like Miami! We've been kayaking... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AmysMiamiAdventures
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North Miami Beach, Florida
Favorite spot to Kayak in South Florida

I always have a great experience kayaking here! The water tends to be calmer And there's always... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Taryn-Lea M
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Come enjoy the "Real Florida" at the Oleta River Outdoor Center. We offer daily rentals of single and tandem kayaks, canoes, stand up paddle boards and mountain bikes. Bike through our 15-miles of mountain biking trails followed by paddling through mangrove creeks that open up into the Intracoastal Biscayne Bay. Spend the afternoon at the beach area, Haulover Sandbar or Sandspur Island.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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3400 NE 163rd St, Oleta River State Park, North Miami Beach, FL 33160-4460
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We love Oleta for outdoor adventures in the heart of a big city like Miami! We've been kayaking, biking, hiking for several years here and overall it's a great convenient place to enjoy a good workout and get outdoors. Funt spot to kayak to is...More

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bgfloridaparks, Public Relations Manager at BG Oleta River Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

AmysMiamiAdventures, Thank you so much for the five-star review and for spending your valuable time enjoying our wonderful park.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I always have a great experience kayaking here! The water tends to be calmer And there's always someone playing fun music to dance to whether you are by the beach, sandbar, or the island. If you arrive early enough, you'll be able to see dolphins!...More

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bgfloridaparks, Public Relations Manager at BG Oleta River Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks so much Taryn-Lea for taking the time to review us. We hope you visit again and next time see the Manatees.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was by far one of the best kayaking experiences I've had thus far! From the moment we got there the staff was helpful and nice. The manager, Andre, answered all of my questions and gave me options on different routes I could take. Although...More

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bgfloridaparks, Guest Relations Manager at BG Oleta River Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Luiscadavid64, we so appreciate the review and we hope to see you back again soon!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Here in Fl for spring break and while I would’ve been happy being a slug on a beach chair for the whole week, my husband wanted to do at least one excursion to break up the week. At first I wasn’t too thrilled about kayaking...More

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bgfloridaparks, Guest Relations Manager at BG Oleta River Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sheyla, we are so happy that you enjoyed such a wonderful time with your family while visiting us. Thank you so much for the five-star review. We hope to see you again on another visit!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just hidden gem in traffic and high rises near ypthr beach. Easy access and quick renting . There are guided tours but it’s gard to het lost if you have a map. Blue water and mixed with quiet mangroves. Animal watching birds and sea life....More

Thank Steven C
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bgfloridaparks, Guest Relations Manager at BG Oleta River Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so happy that you enjoyed your experience at the park and we hope that you visit again soon.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved being able to rent a canoe so easily. Peaceful waterways during the week when we went. Plenty of good places to get out and have a picnic. Nice calm beach.

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bgfloridaparks, Guest Relations Manager at BG Oleta River Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so happy that you enjoyed your experience at the park.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Last Friday our HGMS Castaway Club went to Oleta State Park. Our adventure began with a kayak tour lead by Lauren who was very knowledgeable, kind and fun. We kayaked to an island where the students were able to explore, have a picnic and swim...More

Thank Jacqueline G
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bgfloridaparks, Guest Relations Manager at BG Oleta River Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so happy that you enjoyed your experience at the park and we hope that you bring your group back again!

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Reviewed July 11, 2017

Friday night sunset tour turned into an outstanding evening event. Our guide Lauren made our "semi" private tour a delight. The water was calm, which made for very easy paddling.The sky was clear which offered a beautiful moonrise over the bay. Thanks for a great...More

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bgfloridaparks, Guest Relations Manager at BG Oleta River Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2018

We are so happy that you enjoyed your experience at the park Full Moon Kayak Tour is something very special that we are proud of. We hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed April 11, 2017

We had the perfect evening, the sky was clear and the moonlight lit up the bay incredibly. I highly recommend this experience!

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bgfloridaparks, Guest Relations Manager at BG Oleta River Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2018

We are so happy that you enjoyed your experience at the park Full Moon Kayak Tour is something very special that we are proud of. We hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

Faye Stratford did a wonderful job as our tour guide through the Oleta River out to the ocean area by the high rises. Amazing islands - saw a BIG iguana lounging in a tree and a colorful angelfish, as well as turtles, mangroves, sea grapes,...More

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bgfloridaparks, Guest Relations Manager at BG Oleta River Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2018

We are so happy that you enjoyed your experience at the park. Faye is a wonderful and knowolegable person to help you enjoy the park. We hope to see you again sonn.

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