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Gondolas West

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Address: 801 Seabreeze Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
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+1 888-893-5614
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Gondolas Wests' M/V eCHO is a nearly silent 22' electric boat that cruises...

Gondolas Wests' M/V eCHO is a nearly silent 22' electric boat that cruises the back canals and rivers of beautiful Ft. Lauderdale. With a commitment to green energy, our tours are focused more on nature over noise. Come with us to see the wildlife that south Florida is famous for... Manatees, Great Blue Herons, Egrets and Osprey are only a few of the characters we will see on this unique cruise through the "Venice of America"

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US$ 39.95*
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2 Hour Fort Lauderdale Canals Cruises
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We had a little trouble finding it but the guide was there to help us. We enjoyed getting to see all the homes from the water ways. Weather was perfect.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Kevin C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a little trouble finding it but the guide was there to help us. We enjoyed getting to see all the homes from the water ways. Weather was perfect.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a last minute decision for us....we actually ran a few minutes late (due to the bridge)...we finally made it...ended up being just me, my wife and 15 year old....and we had an amazing time....very relaxing...had beautiful weather (minus the wind) and our guide , Rocco, was awsome.....very knowledgeable, knew when to let us be a family and knew... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Great 2 hour cruise/tour of Fort Lauderdale waterways. Our guide was awesome! Booking was super easy. Would definitely recommend for couples, families, etc.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

We spent a long weekend in Ft Lauderdale and heard about Gondolas West from friends. They wanted to do the sunset tour but it was booked until March. I booked the 2-hour canal tour at 3pm instead and we loved every bit of it. The weather was gorgeous but that's not mandatory for a good tour because the boat is... More 

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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

We booked easily online and went with this company because of a review. The review was better than the event. The boat was nice-6 persons. Right off the bat, our guide said he was not interested in "gossip"about who lived where and how much a home was listed for, so if we were interested in that, we might just as... More 

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

Four of us came aboard Captain Chris' electric, very quiet boat that seats a maximum of six, so you are never crowded. Chris was delightful, served us cold bottled water and soft drinks. We motored out of the hotel marina and began our journey through the Ft. Lauderdale Intracoastal Waterway! The trip sailed through canals lined with amazing mansions with... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Found them through TripAdvisor and their online booking was fast and easy, done same day. Capt Rocco was outstanding as our host and made the 2-hour cruise around the intracoastal a wonderful afternoon. Seeing and hearing about the estate homes was fascinating and being a local made it more interesting to know the who's who of the town. It's BYOB... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I wanted to take a tour of the waterway, but we did not want to be one of 100 people on a boat. This was perfect. The boat only seats six and we were the only two that booked this tour. The Captain was very informative about the homes and gave a great history of the area.... More 

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Naperville, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

A Gondola ride is a decent one time activity for a guided tour at an easy pace. It's decently priced , easy to set up. We were on the boat for about an hour and 45 minutes. The capt was informative. The entire family enjoyed the experience.

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Savannah, Georgia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Capt. Nick showed up 15 minutes late, acted bored throughout the tour and we had more fun and got more info. on the Water Taxi. Don't waste your money on this; the "gondola" is nothing special.

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