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Rating: 4.4  179 rating points
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Fort Lauderdale's Venice of America Tour

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Take in the beautiful, lush scenery of Millionaires Row, the Intracoastal Waterway, and more during this relaxing narrated cruise.

Rating Date Attended Reviewer Gender Sort Descending Age Where From? Group Type?
Rating: 5
Good Time
Sat, Feb 19, 11   1:00 PM jsteeleky Female 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Couple on a Date
We have been to the Ft Lauderdale area many times but this was the first time we had been to the waterfront. The Cpt provided interesting tidbits regarding the homes and boats we saw and the cruise was quiet and relaxing. Free drinks were a nice change as well. There was an open area on top of the boat and a closed area if it was too hot/too cold or you just didn't want the wind in your hair. It was a slow meander down the waterway but at times it did get a little chilly so I would recommend a light sweater for the colder natured folks (like myself). By and large, a really nice time and worth the money. Our picture was taken as we boarded and the photo was provided at the end for a charge of $10, you got a small wallet size and a larger size. Nice souvenier.
Rating: 4
Very informative
Fri, Feb 18, 11   3:00 PM 123paul456 Female 50-59 International Tourist(s) Couple on a Date
Really enjoyed the comments about the homes..boat owners..history of those on the water like the 90 years old lady who lives on the water as she boated by.. The weather was perfect and the staff was very good to us..

We are glad we were not pressured to tip,,but of course we did, it was a little surprising to us but as they say "Nothing is free"..Also my husband would have bought our picture if he looked better in the pic.

We would definitly let all we know who visit Ft. Lauderdale to go on this boat cruise!!
Rating: 5
FOR MY BEST FRIEND
Fri, Jan 21, 11   1:00 PM MZDIXIEPOO71 Female 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Individual
I JUST MOVED HERE 2YRS AGO, THIS WAS MY BEST FRIEND'S FIRST TIME VISITING ME. WAS LOOKING FOR SOMETHING TO DO, AND IT WAS HER BIRTHDAY. WE WERE VERY PLEASED WITH THE TOUR. IT WAS RELAXING, AND VERY MUCH WORTH THE PRICE. I WOULD DO IT ALL OVER AGAIN AND I RECOMMEND IT TO ANYONE VISITING OR LIVING HERE.
Rating: 5
Did't realize this existed!
Sat, Jan 15, 11   3:00 PM jeanlawson Female 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
My husband and I were in town to go on a cruise the next day and needed something to do. I grew up in South Miami and had no idea that the "Venice of America" existed! We were pleasantly surprised, the tour left and arrived back on schedule plus fulfilled our expectations. Would highly recommend it!
Rating: 5
A great time and best value!
Sun, Jan 2, 11   3:00 PM anneseigs Female 30-39 Local Family With Children
Moved to the area back in June 2010. This is something I've been wanting to do since visiting last year. I took the opportunity to take my friend who was visiting from MA. We are so glad we did! I have a 9 month old who absolutely enjoyed being outdoors on the boat. The tour was great as was the crew. The bonus was the open bar of which my friend and others thoroughly enjoyed! All in all it was one of the best days we had during her week long visit. Will definitely do it again and highly recommend to EVERYONE!
Rating: 5
Not Just For Tourists Fantastic Adventure
Wed, Dec 29, 10   5:00 PM Starlite2 Female 40-49 Local Individual
I am so happy I took my friends advice and went on this Boat Tour. Janet, who also lives in South Florida, had been on the Riverfront Cruise Boat with both family and friends over 15 times. It was hard to believe that she would repeat the same tour over and over but once I went.....I was hooked...

It was like a little adventure in your own backyard. This tour is NOT JUST FOR TOURISTS..... I have lived in South Florida for over 20 years and had never done this. The boat goes out Everyday 4 times a Day so it's kinda hard to make an excuse.

Go on your Lunch Break or on a weekend. Did I mention there is Free Open Bar

Also, the Price is so inexpensive. I was genuinely surprised :)

Definitely Worth It!!!!!!!
Rating: 5
BEST TOUR EVER
Tue, Oct 12, 10   3:30 PM LINDA1976 Female 30-39 International Tourist(s) Couple on a Date
Loved the scenery the staff and the free booze. Highly reccomend it!!
Rating: 4
Great Day...
Sat, Oct 9, 10   5:00 PM destiny09 Female 40-49 Local Group of Friends
This was a great inexpensive way to spend the day with my husband. It was informative. Taking pictures before boarding was nice and they price was reasonable.

The only thing I didn't care for was the request to tip on the way out. As we had already tipped the bartender, purchased photos and tipping at the end was a bit over the top for a 1 1/2 hours tip.
Rating: 5
We had a great time!
Sun, Sep 5, 10   11:00 AM julie3000 Female 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
There was so much to see, and the staff was extremely friendly and helpful. I wouldn't mind going again!
Rating: 4
Great Mini Water Tour
Tue, Aug 10, 10   11:00 AM ELhaywood Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Other
My family and I enjoyed the 1-1/2 boat tour. It was our first opportunity to tour the waters of Fort Lauderdale and see some of the local celebrity homes. The weather was perfect. The overall trip was excellent. I would have no problem recommending this tour to my family and friends.

The only thing I would have loved to have done was actually sail on the open sea. I understand why this wasn't included. Still it was a small disappointment to see the ocean and not be able to go out.

In total there were 7 individuals in our group. I prepaid. The rest of the family paid when they arrived for the tour.