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Riverfront Cruises

300 S.W. 1st Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
800 499-2248
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Ranked #37 of 127 Activities in Fort Lauderdale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Boat Tours
Owner description: Spice up your vacation with an exciting cruise down Fort Lauderdale's unforgettable waterways! If you want to discover things to do in Florida, this... more » Owner description: Spice up your vacation with an exciting cruise down Fort Lauderdale's unforgettable waterways! If you want to discover things to do in Florida, this is definitely the place to go! Visit the Historic New River in Sunny Fort Lauderdale and see how the rich and famous live! This scenic adventure will be a memorable on-of-a-kind vacation experience for you, your family and friends.Our modern, elegant yachts offer the utmost in comfort in our new and completely redesigned interior, panoramic views and air-conditioned salons. Enjoy light snacks and drinks from the bar as you enjoy cruising along Florida's beautiful Gold Coast.You will hear fascinating narration by your Coast Guard licensed Captain describing the sights, the history and legends of the waterways.Breathtaking views will be yours to see along the New River, the Intracoastal Waterway and Port Everglades. There's nothing like it, not even Venice! « less
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Niagara Falls, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Yes you get to see a lot of mansions and huge boats so in that sense you get exactly what you paid for...you also get overflowing garbage from the night before...greasy filthy plastic chairs...a filthy bathroom (and yes I get that it is a boat bathroom but it only takes 10 minutes to disinfect it) you also get a cabin... More

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Aurora, Colorado
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

After reading negative reviews here about the Jungle Queen's "island of abused animals" we booked a Riverfront Cruises trip. Our captain was very knowledgeable and entertaining. We did buy the photo they snapped on our way in. It was definitely a highlight of our trip.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Something to do for the day. Millionaires row houses. That's about it. Near Las Olas Bl so you can get off and pick a restaurant nice area.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

Took the boat trip at 1pm. Not very busy, so had good choice of places to sit. Great narration, telling us who owned which house, although being British, we hadn`t heard of some of them. Some fantastic properties and the boats were amazing too. We used a $3 coupon from the South Florida coupon book, but had to pay $2... More

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Plantation, Florida
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168 reviews 168 reviews
8 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We went with friends on a Fort Lauderdale Riverfront Cruise and had a great time. First of all, it is very casual and relaxing. If you have visitors from out of town, it is a good way to see a taste of the rich and famous in Fort Lauderdale. The boat ride takes almost 2 hours, there is a bar... More

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Mays Landing, New Jersey
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24 reviews 24 reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

My husband and I went on the Riverfront Cruise today in downtown Fort Lauderdale.It was hot and sunny, but there is a whole air conditioned downstairs. However, the handprints all over the windows deterred me,as I wanted to take a lot of pix. We went upstairs,and found a place to sit. The Captain was knowledgeable about the history of tthe... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Had a lovely late afternoon/early evening cruise along the intercoastal waterways. It was a nice ride with narration in just the right amount. Quick snacks are sold, but we brought along our own bottled waters and small snacks. The crew was friendly and the narrator did a great job! Short ride, but just enough to see the local waterways, some... More

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We had a good time on the cruise---went through the waterways and got to see some fancy homes and yachts! Our tour guide was good, too! It was a scenic and relaxing 90 minute boat ride. The parking situation was a little frustrating, the cute riverwalk area by the boats is vacant, so there wasn't much to do in the... More

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Montreal, Canada
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62 reviews 62 reviews
38 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This 90 minutes cruise brings you to some canals in Fort Lauderdale (called the Venice of North America). These are beautiful places difficult to see otherwise. The captain is commenting most of the time with very interesting facts and anecdotes. The canal of multi-millions $ houses is very interesting (Lee Majors, Wendy's chain owner, and many others). Worth the cost.

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Dunwoody, Georgia
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91 reviews 91 reviews
13 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We had a Groupon, and took the 3 PM cruise. It was a full boat, mostly with a group of Russian teens who were studying at the language institute nearby. The top (open) deck is covered and it was comfortable on a warm afternoon. The capt. narrated the cruise as we floated past beautiful huge homes and yachts. Some of... More

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