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Stiltsville: Miami’s Most Unique Historic Site

NOTE: Stiltsville is included on our daily 2-hour tour. If you would like a private Stiltsville only tour please call our reservation line to arrange.

One of the most popular areas on our 2-hour Biscayne Bay Adventure Tour is historic Stiltsville located in Biscayne National Park. Seven unique and colorful houses hover above bay waters on stilts, some used as speakeasies during Prohibition and today managed by Stiltsville Trust.

Ocean Force Adventures offers historical sightseeing boat tours to explore the area of Stiltsville and learn about the colorful past of the houses and the many characters who have shaped the history surrounding them.

Explore Stiltsville with Ocean Force Adventures Miami adventure boat tours.

Tours to Stiltsville:

  • Ocean Force Adventures’ Daily 2-Hour Biscayne Bay Sightseeing Tour (Book Here)

or

  • Ocean Force Adventure’s Private Stiltsville Only Tour. To book this tour call our reservation line at (305) 372-3388.

Stiltsville Facts

  • Two miles from any shore, seven of the 27 houses remain standing today
  • It is rumored that Al Capone had a gambling operation at Stiltsville
  • Some houses used during Prohibition to store illegal liquor shipments from the Bahamas
  • Privately-owned clubs dominated Stiltsville in the 1940’s – 1960’s
  • In 1941, Stiltsville’s Quarterdeck Club was named the #1 Tourist destination in Miami.
  • National Park Service established Biscayne National Park in 1968 and incorporated Stiltsville into the park’s boundary.