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Address: 300 S.W. 1st Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Phone Number: 800 499-2248
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Description: Spice up your vacation with an exciting cruise down Fort Lauderdale's...
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!
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Venice of America tour so-so

You putter around the harbour and gawk at the multi-million dollar houses and yachts, while they tell you who owns them and what they cost. An OK way to spend a couple hours if... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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Ottawa, Canada
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Ottawa, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

You putter around the harbour and gawk at the multi-million dollar houses and yachts, while they tell you who owns them and what they cost. An OK way to spend a couple hours if you're bored. Not interesting for kids.

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Sacramento, Ca
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

There are several boat tours in Ft. Lauderdale. I chose this one because Carrie B got some negative ratings and I felt the Jungle Queen was too big and there would be too many people to have really good views. I was absolutely right. They were all comparable in price and the Riverfront boat was just the right size. It... More 

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Lyndhurst, Ohio
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

We sat on the top deck. Breezy, but pleasant. No pressure to buy our photo but we did anyway and its framed nicely. We are boaters, so we liked looking at the old mansions, original smaller houses, and the new mega mansions and what type of boats people owned. It was a nice day, good narration, nice music. Didn't buy... More 

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Medfield
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Basic info. We learned the info they provided on other venues (catamaran and fishing trips.). Fine for the price of it's your only time on the water. Otherwise, you get that info and view with any boat ride. Captain was good. Female mate good. Bartender zero interest in engaging. $5 for water and chips is a ripoff even for tourists

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Naples, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Be prepared for a ton of pressure to have your picture taken prior to getting on the boat. They hold up the whole line and demand everyone pose for a picture while boarding. Many in line wanted to decline having pictures, but the staff argued with you. It was faster to just go along with it. Then, DURING THE TOUR,... More 

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RiverfrontCruise, Public Relations Manager at Riverfront Cruises, responded to this review

I'm sorry to hear you had a not so great experience aboard with us! We take everyone's opinions and reviews into stride and would never intentionally give you a bad tour. As for the photos-we do not force people to have their photo taken and if someone declines, we respectfully accept that. Most people love the framed souvenir so we... More 

Toronto, Canada
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91 reviews 91 reviews
35 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

A 90 minute ride past multimillion dollar homes and their yachts. Comfortable seating, excellent commentary, good drinks service and marvellous views. Well worth taking this cruise to see how really rich people live. You see right into their yards, their pools, the landscaping and hear the stories of how they got their money. Not glamorous at all- garbage company owners,... More 

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Kearny, New Jersey
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118 reviews 118 reviews
30 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We had a long span of time before catching a flight off a cruise and took a taxi to downtown FLL to take this 90 min. tour. It's $23. per adult, less for srs., kids, and there is a family rate. You can sit out in the sun or in shade.The narration was historical /insightful and funny at times while... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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299 reviews 299 reviews
172 attraction reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

A real pleasure this sunny day, interesting commentary, great views of the central city, of ultra swanky waterside homes from decades past, of sleek high rises, and of the Port Everglades expansive cruise port just to the south. Even saw some manatees. Ate a hot dog, drinks available on board. Two decks so we perched ourselves on the upper one,... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

The 90 minutes cruise along the river and into the inner harbour as far as Port Everglades was definitely worth it. The presenter was informative and entertaining. We passed many enormous, expensive houses and yachts — and how the 1 percenters live! Not that we saw any - the houses and boats seemed uninhabited!

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Redding
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Absolutely great time and well worth the hour and a half to see the amazing mansions along the intracoastal and the unbelievable yachts. Buying the tickets in advance saves you some money, it cost $22.50 each and I'd do it again.

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RiverfrontCruise, Public Relations Manager at Riverfront Cruises, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind review. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed yourself. Come back soon! Happy 2015!! :) More 

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