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Riverfront Cruises

300 S.W. 1st Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
800 499-2248
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Ranked #34 of 126 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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Southampton, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW 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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166 reviews 166 reviews
8 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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19 reviews 19 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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51 reviews 51 reviews
34 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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
76 helpful votes 76 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
7 helpful votes 7 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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137 reviews 137 reviews
62 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 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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