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New River

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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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Jungle Queen Riverboat Cruise
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Ghosts, Legends and Lore Walking Tour

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Part of the water taxi tour

Well worth the time to see all of the waterways on the water taxi. Take the day and explore it is worth the time. So much to see and do.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Well worth the time to see all of the waterways on the water taxi. Take the day and explore it is worth the time. So much to see and do.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This area is beautiful. You can walk along the River and eat by the water at several really excellent restaurants. I grew up in Fort Lauderdale and this area has really blossomed over the years. You can make an afternoon of visiting the Museum - eating by the water and there are also several nice boat tours that you can... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

So many nice water views right in the heart of the city. It's a nice river, it's fairly clean and there are so many boats and nice tours on it too. But you can still just enjoy it's beauty from the riverbank.

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Coronado, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The new river is just off the ICW. Nice to see. Traveling the ICW is a great time the first time. After that it is a slow way to travel. Great for seeing all the megayachts, and villas, Iguanas.

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Muskegon, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Spend a day going up and down the river if you have a boat. If not you can rent one at several places or take a tour or water taxi. Watch for manatees and check out all the beautiful million dollar homes. You can even go past but not close to the big cruise ships.

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Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A trip up the new River is a fun experience. See all the new and old homes and many boats are docked in both sides of the River. Well worth it.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

To see the real beauty of Fort Lauderdale, take a River Cruise down the Nu River to the mouth of Port Everglades, most trips are an hour and a half and feature light snack and beverages.

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Dodgeville, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

This is a very scenic trip on the water taxi. Pretty narrow, but you see some very expensive homes on the river. This is part of your water taxi route.

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Coral Springs, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

New River was a water way for the local Indians long before the first Europeans arrived. It now runs through downtown Ft Lauderdale. The Stranahan House, The Riverwalk area are a couple of sites along its modern shore.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

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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