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Intracoastal Waterway

rua professor carlos de carvalho 75 ap 41, Fort Lauderdale, FL 04531-080 (Central Beach)
55 11 7889-2552
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Type: Bodies of Water
Activities: Sailing
Description: Navigate the canals that have earned Fort Lauderdale its nickname, "Venice of America."
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

My wife and I live off the New River on one of the many canals located throughout the 'Venice of North America" - Fort Lauderdale. This calm winding river runs right through downtown and directly to the Intra-Coastal Waterway. Just a few miles south is Port Everglades and home to many, many commercial cruise ships such as the Allure of... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

If you are not from here please do it. It's fun and interesting. Usually the captains have good knowledge of the area and it's history.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Make sure you get on the larger boat with the bar and bathroom. It has an uncovered seating area so you can enjoy the sun and get better views/photos.

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Naples, Maine
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

Using the water taxi, we went uptown, downtown, to the beach, and to Hollywood before we tuckered out. Lunch was great at Briny's Irish Bar with a water view, coconut shrimp and white zinfandel wine. Dinner was at Georgio's Bakery in Hollywood where pasta won our praise. Love the waterway. Love being afloat. One ticket covers your all day transportation... More

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New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

Both attracted to, and repulsed by, the incredible wealth displayed as we cruised along this amazing waterway. The "homes" (aka mansions) on either side defy description, and then there are the yachts moored in front! The narrators mostly told of the acquisition of wealth by their owners, to the point where we found ourselves almost sick from the excess. If... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

We travel the ICW often and use it to get out to sea for sailing nearly every weekend. The Intracoastal in Ft. Lauderdale, and the New River, is very picturesque- lined with beautiful homes, wonderful landscaping and boats of all sizes and shapes. Taller boats or those with masts need to have their radio and call ahead for bridge openings... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

caught four black fish tunas, clean and friendly staff water was beautiful to be on away from the maddening crowds, cruise people were obnoxious at hotel overtake the Pier 66 hyatt lobby.

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Colts Neck NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

Do you enjoy looking at homes and big boats ? No better place than the Inercoastal in Ft Lauderdale where some of the most amazing yachts and homes can be seen along the water. Of course the best way to enjoy this area is by boat but if you cant do that just get a seat at one of the... More

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Columbus
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

The water taxi ride through the intercostal waterway was entertaining. Take a jacket if you are traveling in the evening as it can get chilly.

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Frederick, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 NEW

18$ senior rate 22 reg. 10-11 stops, Las Olas Blvd, beach, river walk, restaurants. Ft. Lauderdale has a series of canals fronted with very pricey mansions and is wonderful at night.

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