Best Anchors and Moorings around Miami, Florida, USA

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From Palm Beach to Florida Key, tag along for a visit of the best anchors and moorings around Miami, Florida. As a non-exhaustive list, we'll add all your suggestions to the list! To share your best spots, tag or message us on Instagram—@boatim and with the hashtag #boatim

 

Peanut Island 

 

Anchor Anchoring | Allowed  -   buoy Mooring buoys | Not Available

Anchor Stern dark Anchor sterns | Not Available   -   lines ashore dark Lines ashore | Not necessary 

 

Probably Palm Beach's Top 1 destination for boaters, it offers an amazing environment—with extraordinary clean water and palm trees. When navigating around the island, you'll come across anchorage spots all along the beaches, as well as a sandbar in the North. 

Boating in Miami - Peanut Island, Florida, USA on Google Maps - BOATIM 

 

Lake Sylvia 

 

Anchor Anchoring | Allowed  -   buoy Mooring buoys | Not Available

Anchor Stern dark Anchor sterns | Not Available   -   lines ashore dark Lines ashore | Not necessary 

 

Located in Fort Lauderdale, the Lake Sylvia anchorage is a well-protected area with a mud seabed to ease the anchorage—and a free spot! However, accessing the lake itself can be a bit challenging for deeper vessels, but once inside, you'll find a large shared space, ideal for water activities. 

Boating in Miami - Lake Sylvia, Florida, USA on Google Maps - BOATIM 

 

Oleta River State Park

 

Anchor Anchoring | Allowed  -   buoy Mooring buoys | Not Available

Anchor Stern dark Anchor sterns | Not Available   -   lines ashore dark Lines ashore | Not necessary 

 

Only thirty minutes from downtown Miami, Oleta River State Park will give you a feeling of tranquility and peacefulness. Florida's largest urban park, Oleta is a haven for sportives, families, and water lovers. Although the entrance of this wide natural oasis is a No Wake Zone, you can easily navigate in the park with a kayak or canoe. 

Boating in Miami - Oleta River State Park, Florida, USA on Google Maps - BOATIM 

 

Andoni's Island

 

Anchor Anchoring | Allowed  -   buoy Mooring buoys | Not Available

Anchor Stern dark Anchor sterns | Not Available   -   lines ashore dark Lines ashore | Not necessary 

 

Featuring an amazing view of the city, Virginia Key Beach North Park, on Andoni's Island, is a great anchorage spot in Miami. However, as a very popular site for jetskis and powerboats, you'll not find the quietude of other moorings listed below. Also, you will not be available to use the dinghy's deck at Andoni's Island to drop off people or do quick groceries. 

Boating in Miami - Virginia Key Beach North Park, Florida, USA on Google Maps - BOATIM 

 

Boca Chita Key and Lighthouse

 

Anchor Anchoring | Forbidden  -   buoy Mooring buoys | Not Available

Anchor Stern dark Anchor sterns | Not Available   -   lines ashore dark Lines ashore | Recommended 

 

With its iconic lighthouse built in the 1930s by Mark Honeywell, Boca Chita Key is a beautiful place to dock and get away from the city. The place offers a little marina and beaches in an exceptional ecosystem—and view over Miami's skyline. The Key offers restrooms and a camping site but to water or sales facilities. 

 

Boating in Miami - Boca Chita, Florida, USA on Google Maps - BOATIM 

 

Log Point 

 

Anchor Anchoring | Allowed  -   buoy Mooring buoys | Not Available

Anchor Stern dark Anchor sterns | Not Available   -   lines ashore dark Lines ashore | Not necessary 

 

If you navigate a bit further south, you'll come across Log point—where anchoring is allowed and ideal to swim to the shore at low tide. Well-protected against wind and swell, it is a good spot to spend the night. 

Boating in Miami - Log Point, Florida, USA on Google Maps - BOATIM 

 

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