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Reviewed July 27, 2018

This small body of water is surrounded by paths that snake through a lovely part of Ft. Lauderdale. There are musical performances certain days of the week.

Thank BigoBoca
Reviewed July 25, 2018

we have taken our small 22 foot boat up the New River many times. We enjoy the beauty along the river and often dock for lunch. You do have to watch for the massive yachts that take up the entire river width when traversing the...More

Thank denniscP8570JQ
Reviewed July 10, 2018

I thought that this was the Ft. Lauderdale River because winds it ways through heart of downtown. Nice views and lots of nearby shopping and restaurants. Take the Water Taxi to stay cool over walking along the shore.

Thank iramccown
Reviewed May 24, 2018

The area is great visually. River winding through building a shops and a must to take the river boats. Has a little bit of a European feel and different most US cities that are centered around major roads and traffic. The river gives a more...More

1  Thank gbmontreal
Reviewed May 15, 2018

Have either walked the paths along the river or taken different boats on. Always a fun activity with plenty to see or d0 w/o alot of money being spent.

1  Thank ball82
Reviewed May 13, 2018

You do not need a boat to see these sights, but you would get a different perspective. Walking along riverwalk is a lot of fun with varied sights. You can spend an hour or several hours there depending how many stops you want to make....More

2  Thank Randy2353
Reviewed April 1, 2018

New River has some amazing sights of Fort Lauderdale - definitely recommend you find a cruise, ferry, water taxi, or other way to cruise along it. You'll see the houses of the rich and famous as well as cruise through downtown fort lauderdale!

Thank Allison P
Reviewed March 9, 2018

A walk along the Riverwalk is perfect for exercise and to view all the boats and yachts. Very scenic.

Thank Philip M
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Travel up and down the intercoastal water way with the Water Taxi. Get on and of at your leisure. Sites are grate. Lots of good restaurants.

2  Thank wagl
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

If anyone wants to know what means “Venice of America” must have a walk in river front... canals, boats and a very quiet atmosphere My favorite walk in Fort Lauderdale

1  Thank Luigi G
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arthurloev
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Response from Rob M | Reviewed this property |
I bought 2 senior 1 day tickets for $21 each at my hotel. The regular passes are $26 per person. We were there May 20 of this year.
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