Ocean Drive

Ocean Drive: Our most recommended tours and activities

Miami Combo: Half-Day Big Bus Sightseeing Tour & Bay Cruise

1. Miami Combo: Half-Day Big Bus Sightseeing Tour & Bay Cruise

Soak up the sights and sounds of Miami on an open-top sightseeing bus. See its lively neighborhoods and districts before exploring the beautiful bay on a boat tour with commentary on board. First, visit Lincoln Road on South Beach, the famous pedestrian street lined with cafes, restaurants, and shops. Board the open-top bus, venture down Ocean Drive, and see the famous Espanola Way. Cruise throughout Miami Beach before crossing over Biscayne Bay and into Miami. Then, discover downtown Miami and the Brickell district, famous for its high-rise condos, and world-class restaurants, clubs, and shopping. Discover the contrasting artistic Wynwood neighborhood, which draws artists from around the globe to paint its famous walls and the Cuban heritage of lively Little Havana. Next, relax and enjoy a 90-minute boat tour with bilingual commentary (English and Spanish). Sit on the open-air deck or chill out in the air-conditioned interior. Take in the beauty of the Bay, and the sights of the lavish homes of the rich and famous.

Miami: 1-Hour Jet Ski City Tour

2. Miami: 1-Hour Jet Ski City Tour

Discover Miami and enjoy a special experience on this exciting Jet Ski tour. On this tour you'll get to admire the imposing skyline of downtown Miami, Key Biscayne, and Brickell Key, but also Fisher Island and the villas of the rich and famous on Star Island. Discover the magnificent mansions of celebrities like Will Smith, Sylvester Stallone, Tony Montana, Shaquille O’Neal, and Gloria Estefan. Make a short stop on the public Monument Island and enjoy the breathtaking scenery. The largest marina in South Florida (with more than 400 boats and ships) can also be found here in Miami. Speed through the Government Cut out onto the Atlantic Ocean and see South Beach, Nikki Beach, and Ocean Drive from the water. With a bit of luck you might even spot one or two dolphins in Biscayne Bay!

Miami: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour with Everglades & Boat Option

3. Miami: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour with Everglades & Boat Option

Hop on and off during this Miami sightseeing bus tour and enjoy panoramic views of the Art Deco District and South Beach. Discover iconic locations like Wynwood and Lincoln Road and visit the best of Miami’s landmarks for as little or as long as you like.  The City Loop (Red) will take you through diverse and unique areas of Upper Miami. Travel through Midtown with its newly developed shopping, dining and living areas before making your way through the streets of Wynwood, famous for its street graffiti art and building murals. Then check out Little Havana to experience a taste of Cuba. Buses pick up and drop off at 30-minute intervals. Hear the history and life of the city through expert digital commentary in 6 languages. Upgrade your experience with a 90-minute Biscayne Bay Cruise past Millionaire's Row and the city skyline. Cruise past Fisher Island, Miami Beach, and the Port of Miami cruise ships and cargo districts. Spot the homes of Miami's rich and famous from the open-air upper deck or enclosed lower deck of your boat. Soft drinks, beer, wine, cocktails, and snacks are available for purchase onboard.  Choose the Deluxe option to also discover the Everglades National Park with its rich wildlife of exotic birds, snakes, fish, and turtles. Enjoy a 4-hour tour with a wildlife show with an opportunity to hold a baby alligator. Then take an airboat ride along the River of Grass. For Deluxe Option Everglades Pick-Up: Select 8.30am & 2:00pm for pick up from Stop #2 in Miami Beach (Soundscape Park, 1680 Washington Ave) Select 9.00am & 2:30pm for pick up from Stop #1 in Downtown Miami (Bayside Marketplace, 401 Biscayne Blvd)

Miami Beach: Art Deco Segway Tour

4. Miami Beach: Art Deco Segway Tour

Indulge your own personal Miami vice on a sweat-free tour of the Art Deco District of Miami’s colorful South Beach. At the helm of a fun little two-wheeled transporter known as a Segway (not just for airport security personnel anymore!), you’ll cruise Ocean Drive, Collins and Washington Avenues in the care of savvy, entertaining guides familiar with all the beautiful examples of the Art Deco architecture for which the district is known. After a quick tutorial and hands-on training in the care and feeding of your faithful Segway, embark on a relaxing glide past beautiful beaches, trendy shops, and top attractions like the Bass Museum of Art, the Holocaust Memorial, the Versace Mansion on Ocean Drive, and the famous Lincoln Road outdoor mall. This combination of breezy ground-level travel through neighborhoods of eye-popping Art Deco architecture just off Miami’s legendary South Beach will rank high on your list of “must-sees” in South Florida.

Miami Beach: Private Yacht Trip with Champagne

5. Miami Beach: Private Yacht Trip with Champagne

Take a unique tour along the Miami coast on a 45-foot long yacht. Let your captain pilot your vessel past sights like Biscayne Bay, the mansions of Indian Creek, and the houses of the rich and famous. Embark on a pleasurable and glamorous nautical experience as you sail from Miami Beach. Benefit from a US Coast Guard-certified captain being in charge of the vessel where all you have to do is sit back, relax, and soak up the sights and sun. Get to know the coast off Miami as you witness Biscayne Bay, Indian Creek and its mansions, and Bal Harbor. Pause to swim or snorkel as the yacht drops anchor at Haulover Sandbar, or simply kick back and sunbathe on deck. Look out for dolphins and other forms of marine life. Sail past millionaires houses and get a glimpse of lifestyles of the rich and famous. Enjoy spectacular views of downtown Miami and its iconic skyline. Bring along a feast of your own food and drink. Make use of the free water, champagne and ice available on board. Soundtrack your experience by playing your own choice of music through the yacht's Bluetooth sound system.

Miami: 30 Minute Luxury Helicopter Tour

6. Miami: 30 Minute Luxury Helicopter Tour

Takeoff into the sunny skies over the Miami Executive Airport as you head East towards the Shoreline. Notice the incredible homes built in the Coral Gables neighborhood as you make your way to Downtown Miami. Here you will get a panoramic view of the beautiful downtown skyline and Brickell Key. Next, fly over the Miami Cruise Port to see incredible cruise ships. Continue over Star Island to see celebrity homes of Sean Combs, Gloria Estefan, and Shaquille O'Neal. Then fly over the popular South Beach Miami. See the rich Art Deco Architecture and Cuban influence as you pass Ocean Drive. Next, fly toward Key Biscayne where you will get a great view of the Cape Florida Lighthouse before heading back towards the airport. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife in the water along the way. Buckle in an air-conditioned, luxury helicopter for this once-in-a-lifetime tour.

Miami: South Beach Food Tour

7. Miami: South Beach Food Tour

South Beach Miami has been at the epicenter of cultural movements, from the Art Deco homes, to it gourmet (and healthy) cuisine. Enjoy a 3-hour walking tour of the fascinating city, exploring it through its food heritage. You will begin by looking at the architectural wonders. The Art Deco stylings inspired a generation of designers, including Versace, who owned a mansion here until his untimely death. Others who have shaped the area's history include Al Capone, Don Johnson, and the one and only Gloria Estefan! Each has brought a unique twist to the South Beach style, and left a mark that has changed the culture forever. Your guide will explain the history behind the city, stopping off for some drinks and food along Ocean Drive and Espanola Way. Check out the hottest Cuban, artisanal Peruvian, Italian and Jewish comfort foods. Each tasting is an homage to the cultural diversity of this city. In total, you'll stop at 5-8 restaurants or food stands, strolling along a 1 mile (1.6km) stretch.

South Beach: Multicultural Food Tasting Tour

8. South Beach: Multicultural Food Tasting Tour

Enjoy a food tour of Miami and embark on a culinary adventure through Miami Beach combining delicious food and drink tastings with historical, architectural, and cultural insights. Begin by looking at the architectural wonders. The Art Deco stylings inspired a generation of designers, including Versace, who owned a mansion here until his untimely death. Others who have shaped the area's history include Al Capone, Don Johnson, and the one and only Gloria Estefan. Each has brought a unique twist to the South Beach style and left a mark that has changed the culture forever. Listen to your guide who will explain the history behind the city, stopping off for some drinks and food along Ocean Drive and Espanola Way. Check out the hottest Cuban, artisanal Peruvian, Italian, and Jewish comfort foods. Each tasting is an homage to the cultural diversity of this city. Once you finish your tour, you will feel like a local with an insider's view into the local life, a satisfied stomach, and confidence to continue exploring the other neighborhoods of Miami.

South Beach Segway Tour

9. South Beach Segway Tour

After a brief orientation on how to use a Segway PT, hop on this unique device and get ready to see South Beach. Zip around this adult playground, drinking in the glimmering views of the ocean, spotting sun worshippers on the beach, and taking in the sunny Miami ambience.  Cruise past amazing Art Deco buildings, a feature of the area. Stop by the Versace Mansion and get acquainted with one of the most beloved and popular parts of Miami.  Learn about the history and the general goings-on of South Beach. Even get some tips from your local guide on what to visit and where to eat once you've finished your tour.

Miami Beach: 1-Hour Segway Glide

10. Miami Beach: 1-Hour Segway Glide

Join a group and guide for a quick ride around South Beach. This one-hour Segway glide is perfect for riders looking to experience the beautiful Miami Beach, but to skip lengthy, touristy excursions. Your knowledgable guide is always there to answer any questions you may have and to shed light on topics you find interesting. On the ride, take in magical views of the island that most guests to Miami never see. Visit the museum and park district and cruise down quiet roads with a modern, Art Deco flair. This tour affords you a unique experience, while allowing you time for other activities.

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What people are saying about Ocean Drive

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4.2 / 5

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Used the Big Bus tours in a few US cities and they are great, this one included a transfer for a boat trip but all went seamlessly, excellent trip.

I loved the tours and I will share this beautiful experience with friends and family.

Open top bus tour of the city was amazing! A good way to see the city up close

At the port you have to exchange the voucher for the boat tickets. Nice tour

Fantastic trip and a great price for everything included