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Address: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Activities: Viewing wildlife
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Fort Lauderdale Segway Tour

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New River by Sunrise or Sunset

Take a Water Taxi or your own boat and leave around 06.15 hrs in the morning and you will have some great photo shots along the New River and great views of true Florida Homes on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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197 reviews 197 reviews
89 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Take a Water Taxi or your own boat and leave around 06.15 hrs in the morning and you will have some great photo shots along the New River and great views of true Florida Homes on the Waterfront with some magnificent yachts. Alternatively if thats too early a trip down the river at Sunset is equally great. If you have... More 

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Scottdale, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

A must do item is a river tour. You will discover the Venice of America! The Jungle Cruise line is a great value.

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Middletown, New York
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193 reviews 193 reviews
75 attraction reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

The New River is such an asset for downtown Fort Lauderdale. It flows down and through the downtown area. The best way and probably the only way to appreciate the river is by boat. The traveler must be able to be on the river and sail the course of the river. There is no better way. There are several tourist... More 

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CT
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69 reviews 69 reviews
19 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

The best way to see this area is to take the Water Taxi. This is a pretty river with several historical sights.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Enjoy a meal in one of the fine restaurants and then stroll along the waterfront with a date. Great place for a quiet evening. Hold hands and relax.

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Hood River, Oregon
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53 reviews 53 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

It is a pleasant place with pizza and a varied menu of other specialties from many genres. The service was good and the price right.

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Brigham City, Utah
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142 reviews 142 reviews
40 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I doubt you will ever get the chance to see the number and variety of boats come past in such a short time. It is quiet (until one of the local V-8 boys come by) and shady. Simply a pleasant scenic time. The Riverwalk should be adequate to get your kinks walked out. If you do not enjoy seeing every... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

It is about 2 hours in length and gives you a nice tour of the New River and what's on the banks, which is mainly very expensive homes owned by people you may have heard of. the homes are a sight to see, but after a while it got boring. You can also see some pretty impressive yachts if you... More 

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Beverly Hills, California
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78 reviews 78 reviews
13 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

How could the city mess up such a great place. This area has everything. But be ready for the trains. When they go buy they blow the horns as if they where about to drive off a cliff. And I swear they are the loudest horns I have ever heard. If you get past that and the bridge sirens. This... More 

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Danbury, North Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

What a delightful ride, I love that there is no diesel exhaust in electric boats! The only father /daughter captains in the area.

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