Virginia Key Outdoor Center

Something for Everyone!

There's always something to do at the Virginia Key Outdoor Center. Very beginner friendly.

Large Group? No Problem.

Here at Virginia Key Outdoor Center, we can accommodate over 400 people on the water!

Bring a Friend

Bring a Friend or two and have the best day on the water!

Enjoy the Sun All Year Long

Sunny skies and clear waters!

See the REAL Miami

Catch a glimpse of the Miami Skyline during the day on the water!

Healthy Balance

Get your work in and enjoy the sun and waves.

Can't Get Enough

The view from VK is AMAZING!

Enjoy Nature

Pick up a board and get exploring!


Enjoy a beautiful day on the water! Paddleboard rentals available daily.

Something for the whole Family!

Come #DiscoverVirginiaKey with the whole fam!

Mountain Biking

Over 9-miles of trails to explore

Bikes for all!

We got bikes for everyone regardless of the age or height!


Let's ride!

Ocean Front Views

Best views from land are from the Mountain Bike Trails!

Blue Skies = Ride ALL Day!

Blue skies, an ocean breeze.... Ah, what a day to go Mountain Biking!

Blood Pumpin'

Adrenaline Junkie? You've come to the right place

Kayak into the Sunset

Weekly sunset kayak & Paddleboard tours available

Private Sunset Tours

Make any occasion extra special by having us host you and your guest!

Magical Sunsets

Watch the sky change colors and the sun set behind the Miami Skyline

Watch the Sunset from Your Board

SUPS available for Sunset Tours!

Orange Skies & Big Smiles

Stunning Views


Start your day on the water

Up Close Experiences With Manatees

Only place in Miami where participants can Kayak with Manatees

Sunshine & Manatees

You never know what you'll see in Jimbo's Lagoon!

Kayak with Manatees

Learn more about these gentle giants on our tours!

Discover Virginia Key

Abundance of Wildlife just minutes away from the hustle bustle of the 305.

Private Corporate Outings

Escape the Office for a day

Monthly Clean Ups

Environmental Education and Stewardship

Virginia Key Outdoor Center

Escape to a tranquil lagoon minutes from Downtown Miami and Miami Beach. Find everything you expect from the Florida Keys but only minutes from anywhere in Miami. Experience a true eco-getaway in the heart of the Magic City.

Start your Miami adventure on a tranquil lagoon leading to the ocean. Enjoy white sand beaches, nature trails, South Florida's only mountain trails and more. Explore on your own or join an authentic guided experience:

  • Rent kayak, paddleboard, mt. bike or beach cruiser bike
  • Full Moon Kayak & Paddleboard Adventures
  • Sunset Paddles (Saturdays during winter, + more dates during summer)
  • Manatee Photo Safaris - Nov to mid-April
  • Bioluminescence (summer sunset + full moon paddles)
  • New Year’s Eve + 4th of July dinner live music + fireworks on the water
  • Bike tours of Virginia Key, Key Biscayne and Brickell
  • Private and Group Fishing trips and lessons
  • Paddleboard Yoga
  • Learn to ride, kayak or paddleboard
  • Corporate Groups and Parties
  • Ask about our children's programs

Discover VKOC today and experience Miami's best kept secret. We are here and ready to make your visit memorable.

We love the outdoors! Plain and simple, and we want you to enjoy it too. It is our goal to provide opportunities for outdoor enjoyment to visitors and residents alike. We welcome groups and clubs to come enjoy our facility year-round. By igniting a passion for the outdoors we learn the significance of our role as caretaker of the world around us. Help us continue the efforts of those who came before us, and foster the passion of those who will follow.

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