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Riverfront Cruises

300 S.W. 1st Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
800 499-2248
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Ranked #36 of 122 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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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

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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35 reviews 35 reviews
28 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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87 reviews 87 reviews
12 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 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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Oxon Hill, Maryland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This was a very nice, relaxing riverfront tour. The crew was really friendly. The captain pointed out a lot of different things on the water, including historical landmarks, million dollar homes, and beautiful yachts. Not to mention some crocodiles and iguanas too!

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Wappinger, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

My son and I took this cruise/tour on June 15th. It is comfortable and relaxing with a bar, food and a rest room. Even on this hot day the breeze as we moved mitigated the heat and humidity. It is amazing to look at these homes lining the shore and think of the millions of dollars each one is worth.... More

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Cooper City, Florida
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85 reviews 85 reviews
41 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Riverfront Cruises provides a relaxing, enjoyable tour of the New River as it heads out to the Atlantic. The captain points out who owns what mansion, yacht, etc. with a touch of humor as you pass through incredible scenery. There is an upper deck which catches a nice breeze, and the lower deck is enclosed and air conditioned in case... More

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Santa Rita,GUAM
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Had a great sightseeing tour of the watersways of Ft. Lauderdale. We were given the fifty cent tour by a very entertaining captain who told us the residents of the beautiful waterway homes and threw in his comments of the sate of the union and mankind to boot. We enjoyed it. The price for two was fify-five dollars including five... More

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Grove City, Pennsylvania
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85 reviews 85 reviews
13 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Nice of them to hold the boat for us. We had received bad directions and ended up running to get there. You can sit indoors, but it's best to sit outside upstairs for the views. Our caption was very knowledgeable of the homes and yachts that we saw along the canals. The drinks were over priced however ($19 for 2... More

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boynton beach fl
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We totally enjoyed our cruise seeing the magnificent mansions and huge yachts. The captain was very funny and informative. The undercover seating was very comfortable. Food and drinks are available for purchaser. We didn't try any because we planned on having dinner on nearby Las Olas. Parking was located very close by in a large garage and fairly priced at... More

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Merritt Island, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

First time book this cruise, I have never been to this place, maybe I didn't study good enough about this location like parking...or where is the boat .....etc.... I finally found the parking garage and ran so hard to the boat ( I finally saw them ) , I was 5 mintues late , we had four people, 2 elderly... More

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