Miami Sports and Recreation

Miami Sports and RecreationWith plenty of beaches and parks, and a franchise sports team from almost every professional league, Miami offers plenty to see and do in the world of sports and recreation. From football and America's favorite pastime to watersports and skydiving, whether you want to watch sports or be involved with them, The Magic City has you covered.

 

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Pro Sports

Miami Dolphins
Get in gear for some sports action at a Miami Dolphins game. This franchise of the NFL has represented the city since 1970, and has won two Super Bowls and a slew of division championships and conference titles. The Dolphins are the only team in the league that has played an undefeated season and taken home the Vince Lombardi trophy; that record was set during the 1972 season.

Address: Sun Life Stadium, 347 Don Shula Drive, Miami Gardens, FL 33056 - MAP
Phone: (305) 943-8000
Web: www.miamidolphins.com

Miami Marlins
Enjoy America's favorite pastime and watch the Miami Marlins dominate the baseball diamond at their new Marlins Ballpark. With two World Series titles under its belt, this sports team constantly puts on a show of raw baseball talent – and that's something that sports fans can appreciate.

Address: Marlins Ballpark, 501 Marlins Way, Miami, FL 33125 - MAP
Phone: 877-MARLINS
Web: miami.marlins.mlb.com

Florida Panthers
Watch the Florida Panthers take the ice at the BankAtlantic Center. This sports team is a franchise of the NHL and always delivers hard-hitting hockey out on the rink. See the Panthers take on teams like the New York Rangers, the Dallas Stars, the Boston Bruins, the Toronto Maple Leafs and many others.

Address: BankAtlantic Center, One Panther Parkway, Sunrise, FL 33323 - MAP
Phone: (954) 835-7000
Web: panthers.nhl.com

Miami Heat
If you're a fan of basketball then seeing the Miami Heat play is a must. The NBA franchise boasts “The Big Three”: Dwayne Wade, Chris Bosh and LeBron James – with all that talent in just three players, you'll be amazed at what this sports team does on the court.

Address: American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132 - MAP
Phone: (786) 777-1000
Web: www.nba.com

 

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Hiking, Biking & Trails

Everglades National Park - Shark Valley
Explore one of Florida's most famous natural attractions at Everglades National Park – Shark Valley Visitor Center. The park is the largest subtropical wilderness in the country, and here you'll see a wide variety of wildlife and tropical vegetation. There are a number of things you can do in the park, including birdwatching, camping, and boating. There's also a number of canoeing and hiking trails that sprawl throughout the park.

Address: 36000 SW 8th St., Miami, FL 33194 - MAP
Phone: (305) 242-7700
Web: www.nps.gov

Let the experts at EcoAdventures guide you through Florida on a hiking or biking adventure. The company offers tours by bike or by foot through the Everglades Pineland, the Redland Agriculture District, and Key Biscayne. Along with these excursions, EcoAdventures also features kayaking, canoeing and snorkeling trips, along with a variety of camping and exploratory expeditions throughout South Florida.

Address: 4000 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne, FL 33149 - MAP
Phone: (305) 365-3018
Web: www.miamidade.gov

Blue Moon Outdoor Center
Get ready to ride on a bicycle tour with Blue Moon. This outdoor company offers bike rentals and the chance to explore over 15 miles of recreation trails throughout Oleta River State Park. If you want to take an excursion on the water, check out one of the company's kayak tours.

Address: Miami, FL
Phone: (305) 957-3040
Web: bluemoonoutdoor.com

Take in the beauty of the city from the seat of a bike and rent a ride from Miami Beach Bicycle Center. The bike center rents all kinds of bicycles, from mountain bikes to cruisers. Set out to see the sights on your own or sign up for a guided tour where you can see historic South Beach and Art Deco buildings throughout Miami.

Address: 601 5th Street, Miami Beach, FL 33139 - MAP
Phone: (305) 674-0150
Web: www.bikemiamibeach.com

 

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Watersports

Miami Catamarans.com
Have some fun in the sun while you enjoy water recreation on Biscayne Bay. If you're in to watersports, Miami Catamarans has got your rental covered. From Hobie Cat rentals to kayak and paddleboard rentals and lessons to operate the equipment, this rental company offers the complete package when it comes to watersports and recreation.

Address: 3300 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami, FL 33129 - MAP
Phone: (305) 345-4104
Web: www.miamicatamarans.com

John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park
There's no end to the recreation opportunities available at John Pennenkamp Coral Reef State Park. Fishing, camping and swimming are just the beginning of the fun. The park offers snorkeling tours, scuba diving tours, cruise tours on a glass bottom boat, and canoe and kayak rentals so you can explore the waters on your own.

Address: 102601 Overseas Highway, Mile Marker 102.5, Key Largo, FL 33037 - MAP
Phone: (305) 451-6300
Web: www.pennekamppark.com

Dive deep and see the wonders under the water with a little help from South Beach Divers. The company offers diving lessons and tours through some of the most beautiful waters surrounding Florida. Dive trips include the waters of John Pennekamp Marine Sanctuary, Speigel Grove, and night time dives.

Address: 850 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, FL 33139 - MAP
Phone: (305) 531-6110
Web: www.southbeachdivers.com

EcoAdventures
Let the people at EcoAdventures lead you on a kayaking, canoeing or snorkeling expedition through some of the area's most beautiful waters. The company offers a variety of opportunities for these forms of water recreation, with tours like the Sunset & Moonlight Kayak Adventure, Historic Oleta River Canoe & Kayak Trek, Indian Key Canoe & Snorkel Excursion, Key Biscayne Kayak Adventure, and many others.

Address: 4000 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne, FL 33149 - MAP
Phone: (305) 365-3018
Web: www.miamidade.gov

Zip through the waters of South Beach on a jetski rented from American WaterSports South Beach. This company guarantees the lowest rental rates around and provides a large area of water for you to explore, encompassing five miles of water. If you don't feel like exploring the waters on your own, you can opt for a jetski tour and see Star Island, Fisher Island, Bayside Miami, Monument Island, South Beach and more.

Address: Miami Beach Marina, 300 Alton Road, Miami Beach, FL 33139 - MAP
Phone: (305) 538-7549
Web: jetskiz.com

Water recreation is waiting for you at Miami Kiteboarding. Located in Crandon Park, this company offers you the opportunity to enjoy a kiteboarding adventure, along with paddleboarding and kayaking. If you don't know how to use the equipment, the company also offers lessons so you can learn to be a pro in no time.

Phone: (305) 345-9974
Web: miamikiteboarding.com

 

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Plenty Of Thrills

Skydive Miami
Extreme sports adventure awaits at Skydive Miami. There's no adrenaline rush like it in the world, and the people at Skydive Miami want you to experience that. You'll learn how to dive and what to do once you're airborne, but nothing can prepare you for the rush you'll experience on your flight down.

Address: 28730 S.W. 217 Ave., Homestead, FL 33030 - MAP
Phone: (305) 759-3483
Web: www.skydivemiami.com

Climb the heights of the indoor peaks at X-treme Rock Climbing. This climbing gym provides indoor rock climbing and lessons, along with a full exercise area and yoga instruction. Before you set out on the 14,000-square-feet of climbing space, you have to sign a waiver and if you're going to enjoy rope climbing you have to pass a Belay Safety Test.

Address: 13972 SW 139 Court, Miami, FL 33186 - MAP
Phone: (305) 233-6623
Web: www.x-tremerock.com

 

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Leisure

Pier5 Fishing Charters
If you love fishing but you're not the best at actually finding anything to catch, set out on an excursion with Pier 5 Fishing Charters. This charter company is simply one of the best in South Florida; in their long professional history, the Captain and crew have caught sailfish, kingfish, marlin, swordfish, shark, tuna, tarpon and many others. Reel in your own prize fish when you're on the water with Pier 5 Fishing Charters.

Address: Miami, FL
Phone: (954) 903-7933
Web: www.pier5fishing.com

Lucky Strike Miami
Bring your best bowling skills to the lanes at Lucky Strike Miami. The bowling alley has 14 lanes on which to play, two pool tables, and 21 big screens throughout. Lucky Strike also has a VIP area with six private lanes and bottle service, so you can enjoy a few drinks with your recreational sports action.

Address: 1691 Michigan Avenue, Miami, FL 33139 - MAP
Phone: (305) 532-0307
Web: bowlluckystrike.com

Sharp Shooters Billiards
Prove you're a pool shark on the tables at Sharp Shooters Billiards. The venue claims to be one of Miami's few “legit” pool bars and offers plenty of tables for pros and novices alike to show their skills on. While you're here, enjoy drink specials and the relaxed environment.

Address: 7200 SW 117 Avenue, Miami, FL 33183 - MAP
Phone: (305) 596-0588
Web: www.sharpshootersbilliards.net