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Address: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Phone Number: 9544625596
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US$49.95*
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Jungle Queen Riverboat Dinner Cruise and Show
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Ghosts, Legends and Lore Walking Tour

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Beautiful place to walk and enjoy

You will love the historic hotels, the lovely riverside, the boats, the opera house and the museums. You can take a free water taxi or wander until you find a nice place to eat or... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Motherofchildren
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You will love the historic hotels, the lovely riverside, the boats, the opera house and the museums. You can take a free water taxi or wander until you find a nice place to eat or have a drink. The first Sunday of the month there is a free jazz brunch.

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Gilbert, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We boated through on a rental. Great views of the rich and famous homes and boats. A lot of places to stop and eat/drink.

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Malaga, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Park for free in one of the back streets of N Las Olas and walk up the pedestrian area. It is a lovely walk along side the new river.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rode the water taxi through here and the homes and boats are unbelievable along the river. The boat captain had stories about the homes, boats and history of the area, very enjoyable. Of course the captain you get will determine the entertainment value as some of them are better story tellers than others. If you ride the water taxi over... More 

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Floral Park, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

be sure to take the river walk great boats to look at, interesting things to see, they had a jazz festival day we were there

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Menomonee Falls, WI
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We walked along the new river and enjoyed it. Saw some very nice yachts and boats. There aren't a lot of shops or restaurants, but if you are interested in taking a leisurely walk, this is a good place.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Enjoyable views. Not crowded at all. We took the water taxi and got off to walk around a bit. Good trip, felt safe. Clean surroundings.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Our apartment building is right next to the CARRIE B. Cruises line, so when friends list us we take them on the boat up and down the New River on the CARRIE B.

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Milan, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

We took a boat ride on the river, it was lovely! They have a tour guide that tells you about everything you are seeing as you travel along the river, they also stop in several places, you can either get off for a moment and get back on or get off stay for awhile and catch the next boat to... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

The New River area of Los Olas Blvd is a one-stop spot for water tours, walking, history, shops, eating, and drinking. So much do to do on foot.

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