Miami – Things to do with your Team

Miami is a thriving seaport city on the Atlantic coast, and it’s warm all year round. Plenty of fun activities await your team here, including numerous world-class museums, beautiful city parks, and a world class convention center in the Miami Beach Convention Center. So, if you’re looking for some serious adventure or inspired team building activities, check out Miami, Florida!


Jungle Island

Miami - Things to do with your Team - Travel - Hotels4TeamsJungle Island is a wildlife oasis in Miami featuring exotic animals from around the world.

The Manu Encounter invites you to interact with squirrel monkeys, macaws, parrots, and other unusual wildlife. You can also meet six orangutans, including fraternal twins Peanut and Pumpkin, at the Orangutan School. Pet and feed the kangaroos at Kangaroo Konnection, marvel at the 500-pound tortoises, and visit the petting barn, where you can play with cuddly barnyard animals.

Animal Care Trainers are on hand throughout the park to tell you all about the fascinating creatures you encounter.

End your visit with some time at Parrot Cove, a private beach just for park visitors, located at the farthest tip of Jungle Island. Here, you can relax on lounge chairs, splash in the water, and enjoy the views of downtown Miami and Biscayne Bay. 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami, FL 33132


Crandon Park Beach

You’ll have fun exploring the variety of ecosystems at Crandon Park Beach on Key Biscayne, including dunes, mangroves, sea grass beds, and coastal hammock.

The main attraction here, of course, is the pristine beach, where you can build sand castles and swim in the warm, clear waters. Play a game of beach volleyball, or visit the Crandon Park Nature Center, where you’ll find exotic plants and rare marine and coastal wildlife.

Crandon Park Amusement Center features a fun playground, an impressive sea horse fountain, a roller rink with skate rental, and a restored antique carousel that you can ride. 6747 Crandon Blvd, Key Biscayne, FL 33149


Duck Tours South Beach

Climb aboard one of Duck Tours South Beach’s one-of-a-kind vehicles for a fascinating 90-minute tour of South Beach and Biscayne Bay. Miami is a tourist destination for a reason. Experience the best sightseeing tour around.

State-of-the-art Trolley Ducks are amphibious vehicles that are comfy, safe, and spacious. The narrated tour aboard these unique buses is highly entertaining. It takes you to the most dazzling, famous landmarks around South Beach before rolling into the water and boating you out onto Biscayne Bay, where you’ll float past Star, Hibiscus, and Palm Islands, see how the rich and famous live in their waterfront mansions, and catch a glimpse of all sorts of interesting marine wildlife. 1661 James Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139


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Everglades Alligator Farm

You can’t visit Miami without stopping by the Everglades, one of the most unique ecosystems on earth, featuring tropical wetlands that are home to numerous exotic plant and wildlife species.

The Everglades Alligator Farm in Homestead, about 39 miles south of Miami, offers a fun and unique opportunity to see both the Everglades and some of the more interesting creatures that live here. The farm is home to more than 2,000 alligators, including a 14-foot beast named Grandpa.

You’ll enjoy hands-on encounters with these impressive animals, along with crocodiles, caimans, and a variety of snake species. See high-energy alligator and snake shows, and catch the spectacle of gator feeding time at the breeding pond.

Take a wild airboat ride smack into the middle of the Everglades, where you’ll see all manner of wildlife in their natural habitat and get a close-up glimpse of this incredible natural national treasure. 40351 SW 192nd Ave, Florida City, FL 33034


Grapeland Water Park

If you’re looking for a pool where you can cool off and enjoy some water slide action, head to Grapeland Water Park, offering 13 acres of wet ‘n’ wild adventure.

Swim and splash at the Captain’s Lagoon, a huge zero-entry pool, or relax on a tube at the Buccaneer River Ride.

Pirate’s Plunge will probably be your favorite area. Climb the stairs to the deck, where you can enjoy three large twisting, turning slides that propel you into a splash pool below at breakneck speed. When you hear the horn blow, gather under the gigantic bucket that will soon spill its contents, drenching everything in its way.

The park features numerous water cannons, splash fountains, and spray pads for some seriously refreshing fun. 1550 NW 37th Ave, Miami, FL 33125


Planet Air Sports

Get airborne at Planet Air Sports, located 14 miles northwest of Miami in Deerfield Beach. Here you’ll enjoy 8,000 square feet of trampoline fun, including basketball hoops that let you practice your flying-leap dunk and the 2,000 square-foot trampoline dodgeball court, where you can challenge your teammates to a lively dodgeball game.

When you’re all bounced out, head to the eight-lane bowling alley for some more friendly competition, or careen downhill on skis or a snowboard at the state-of-the-art ski slope simulator, an intense but fun workout that includes instruction and all the gear you need. 1401 Green Rd, Pompano Beach, FL 33064


Coral Castle

Miami - Things to do with your Team - Travel - Hotels4TeamsIf you’re looking for something weird and wonderful to do, visit the Coral Castle in Miami.

No one knows how exactly Ed Leedskalnin built this amazing attraction, but many suspect that he had supernatural abilities, or used reverse magnetism or another alien technology to create the structure, which is made from megalithic stones; mostly limestone formed from coral, each weighing several tons apiece.

No one ever witnessed him actually building the Coral Castle in the 28 years it took to complete. Tour this amazing structure, which includes a nine-ton gate that swings open with the touch of a finger, fully functioning coral rocking chairs, and a fascinating sculpture garden with incredible structures carved by Mr. Leedskalnin’s talented hand. You really have to see this place to believe it. 28655 S Dixie Hwy, Homestead, FL 33033


Oleta River State Park

Florida’s largest park, Oleta River State Park is located on Biscayne Bay in the metropolitan area Miami. It offers a variety of recreational opportunities and the park is best known for miles of off-road bicycling trails, ranging from novice trails to trails for the experienced bicyclist.

Along the Oleta River, there is a beautiful mangrove forest that preserves native South Florida plants and wildlife. Canoeists and kayakers can paddle the river to explore this amazing natural area. Swimming and saltwater fishing are also popular activities. Picnic tables and grills are available. 3400 NE 163rd St, North Miami Beach, FL 33160


Miami Seaquarium

Across the Rickenbacker Causeway in Key Biscayne, you will find the Miami Seaquarium. This world-class marine-life entertainment park features eight marine animal shows and presentations.

It is home to Lolita, the Killer Whale and TV superstar Flipper. Guests will discover the grace of bottle nose dolphins, and laugh with the adventures of Salty the Sea Lion. Other exhibits include Crocodiles, Salty’s Pirate Playground, stingray touch pool, and friendly Manatees.

Visitors can get up-close to these friendly mammals through dolphin interaction programs at Dolphin Harbor or walk underwater among tropical fish during a Sea Trek Reef Encounter. 4400 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami, FL 33149


A trip to Miami is a great opportunity for your team to bond while having fun and exploring the city together. Planning your activities ahead of time, and booking a hotel near the attractions you want to see will ensure that you can fit in as much fun as possible while you’re in town.