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African Queen Canal Cruise

U.S. Hwy 1 at mile marker 100, Holiday Inn Docks, Key Largo, FL
305 451 8080
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Ranked #41 of 95 Activities in Key Largo
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Owner description: In 2012 the iconic boat the African Queen was restored for her 100 year centennial celebration. In May 2012 she once again began plying the waters of... more » Owner description: In 2012 the iconic boat the African Queen was restored for her 100 year centennial celebration. In May 2012 she once again began plying the waters of Key Largo and currently offers canal and dinner cruises. We go out daily at 10am, 12am, 2pm, 4pm and 6pm. On Fridays and Saturdays at 6pm we offer a dinner cruise to the Pilot House Marina where passengers disembark and enjoy dinner in the restaurant before boarding the vessel once again to return to the Marina Del Mar. Dinner and lunch cruises are also available on request for groups of at least 4 people. « less
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Durham, North Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Pleasant and informative cruise. Captain had several pictures from the movie and shared interesting facts about the filming. He also had a thorough knowledge of the boat itself and what if has been through over the years. Boat only holds 6 people so reservation is probably smart. Very nice way to spend part of the day in Key Largo.

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Key Largo, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Excellent sunset tour option, great meal and Capt Lance (YAAARGH), Bogie Expert Enthusiast Suzanne Holmquist (complete with memorabilia scrap books), make the cruise completely a worthwhile trip. The steam engine is authentic and love that steam toot horn. My parents, family and friends love it. Thanks for bringing her back from the past in Key Largo! LM

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Mazarron, Spain
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81 reviews 81 reviews
17 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

A very pleasing and enjoyable leisurely cruise on the iconic steamboat "African Queen" made famous by the 1951 John Huston film starring Humphrey Bogart & Katharine Hepburn. A brief history of the boat and its restoration is given by the amiable captain and then its off past the many beautiful homes by the port largo canal to the open ocean.... More

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Bogie fans abroad the original African Queen!! Great way to spend the afternoon. We may go back for the Bogie film festival.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Must do if your a Bogey fan. Captain David was great ! He was friendly and very knowledgable .They even had old photos of the actual filming of the movie for you to look at.

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Tampa, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We've stopped many times before but she wasn't ready for passengers. We called at 10:30a and were on board at noon. Captain Mike made it fun with his extensive knowledge of both the boat and the movie. It's a quick trip down the canal, out into open water and back again. Just enough time at about an hour and a... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We went on the African Queen tour. It was an interesting time. The gentleman had stills from the filming of the movie and shared plenty of interesting anecdotes and trivia about the boat and the movie. He also allowed the kids to help pilot the boat. Space on the boat is limited.

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Wollongong, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This was an unforgettable experience.Our tour on the African Queen was fantastic.Our tour guide and skipper gave us a wonderful recap of this lovely boats history as well as showing us many photos of the movie in its making.He gave us the opportunity to skipper the boat and he was veryknowledgeable and friendly. If you are in or near Key... More

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Wooster, Arkansas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

If you are traveling this road, DO take time to stop and view this attraction from a bygone era and I assure you that visions of Hepburn and Bogard will rush to mind. What a wonderful historical relic that you can take a ride on (We did not have time to ride, but the captain gave us some really good... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Now I have to see the movie. I was only able to view the boat but really want to return for a cruise. The boat herself is a sight to see. It is worth even just a quick stop. A cruise has to be a lifetime memory.

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