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Address: 401 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132-1924
Phone Number: +1 305-379-5119
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm

Island Queen Cruises offers a 90-minute, bilingual narrated sightseeing...

Island Queen Cruises offers a 90-minute, bilingual narrated sightseeing cruise around Biscayne Bay in Miami, Florida. You will see the entire downtown Miami skyline, the Port of Miami, Brickell Key, Fisher Island, Miami Beach and Millionaire’s Row – the homes of the rich and famous. Light snacks and full cash bar!

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Normally we don't cruise for less than 7 days, but this 90 minute Port of Miami cruise was all that we needed for a quick fix. It is your typical narrated cruise by a bi-lingual... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Coppell, Texas
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Watford, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

There are many boat tours on offer going out from Miami Bayside; all of them pretty much promise the same thing: a tour of Miami bay and harbour side. But what you actually get, at least with this company is a dull tour around a few of the islands in the vicinity that have "celebrity", or used to have. So... More 

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New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

To begin with, the website is confusing. There is no place to sign up for a specific time. I made my online reservation and went to Bayside to meet the boat. Their as had shown and stated two-level boats with a lower enclosed and air conditioned cabin. The boat I was put on did not have that. It was 92... More 

Thank Malka43b
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A lot has been said by previous reviewers. The upper deck is carpeted with plastic garden chairs. About time to change chairs The jokes were really bland and boring ('my boat is bigger' and that sort) Speed is slow. They continue to force the free holiday lottery on guests If i had to go again i would go with one... More 

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Coppell, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Normally we don't cruise for less than 7 days, but this 90 minute Port of Miami cruise was all that we needed for a quick fix. It is your typical narrated cruise by a bi-lingual staff member. He pointed out all the highlights of the port, South Beach and at the Millionaires Row of houses on the islands within the... More 

Thank JerryGiam
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

THE GOOD - Easy online ticket purchase, they e-mail you a voucher for redemption at their dockside booth. You cannot reserve a specific time which is a bummer for those of us who do not like to fly by the seat of our pants in life. If the time slot you want fills up, you get on the next boat... More 

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Grand Haven, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took the cruise with 7 others. We went through the inter-coastal area and saw many of the mansions on the water. Fantastic views of the Miami Skyline. Trip was about 1-1/2 hours. Nice time!

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La Plata, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First off the seats located on top deck besides the bench around the boat are cheap plastic beach chairs. Second when you get to "see celebrities homes" they are huge million dollar mansions all right but they are " used to live here" not now. Dont be fooled by the "win a free trip raffle" its actually a timeshare thing... More 

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Hudson, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took this cruise first thing in the morning. We went out at 10:30 and we were back by Noon. This is a nice, relaxing cruise that takes you around the bay and they have a tour guide that points out all of the points of interest in the area. I would recommend this to anyone looking to fill any... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went on the Biscayne Bay sightseeing cruise for a bachelorette party activity. I planned the event and with the help of the other bridesmaids was able to surprise the bride with a tour of the homes of the elite such as Sean 'Diddy' Combs, and the Dr. that created Viagra (he has palm trees imported from Africa!!! talk about... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great time, beautiful cruise, interesting guide. I wish I'd done the 6:00 rather than the 7:00 because it got too dark for his pictures. However everything was beautifully lit up. Bartender was ridiculously slow even just opening beers and serving popcorn. Still worthwhile

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