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African Queen Canal Cruise

U.S. Hwy 1 at mile marker 100, Holiday Inn Docks, Key Largo, FL
+1 305-451-8080
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Take a trip back in time.

Always enjoyed the movie. Really a neat experience to ride in a boat powered by steam and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
dennis y
Great Piece of History

A bit pricey....for two adults...$111 including tax! We spent over ten minutes docked going over... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mbnichols
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In 2012 the iconic boat the African Queen was restored for her 100 year centennial celebration. In May 2012 she once again began plying the waters of Key Largo and currently offers canal and dinner cruises. We go out daily at 10am, 12am, 2pm, 4pm and 6pm. On Fridays and Saturdays at 6pm we offer a dinner cruise to the Pilot House Marina where passengers disembark and enjoy dinner in the restaurant before boarding the vessel once again to return to the Marina Del Mar. Dinner and lunch cruises are also available on request for groups of at least 4 people.
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  • Average9%
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U.S. Hwy 1 at mile marker 100, Holiday Inn Docks, Key Largo, FL
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Reviewed yesterday

Always enjoyed the movie. Really a neat experience to ride in a boat powered by steam and listening to a functioning, restored engine. Never expected to make a connection to the past in Key Largo. Glad we took the trip!

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Reviewed 5 days ago

A bit pricey....for two adults...$111 including tax! We spent over ten minutes docked going over the history and looking through photos from the movie of the African Queen proving that this is indeed the boat. We powered up the canal, got into pon water for...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This was a lot of fun. It was a great experience to take a ride in such a wonderful piece of history. Captain Mike was extremely knowledgeable and shared the entire timeline of the boat, as well as some bonus movie trivia. A must-see for...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Its the real African Queen. Ride it. Learn the history of the boat and the movie from Captain Mike. Can't do this anywhere else.

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Thank msh919
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great experience for all the movie buffs out there. Can you imagine traveling on the same African Queen as Bogie and Katherine Hepburn. Captain was great -- he spent about 20 minutes going over the history and original photos of the African Queen....More

Thank saddlenj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I took the dinner cruise. The trip itself was a nice, 30 minute cruise through the channel to the restaurant. If you are a fan of The African Queen, it's pretty cool to ride the actual boat from the movie. They actually...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A unique experience, going to and from dinner in the actual 1912 African Queen! We even had an escort of bottle nose dolphins for part of the cruise (although I doubt it's a common occurrence). The Captain was very knowledgeable about the boat, the movie...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked in the UK and then decided before we left to watch the film and ended up switching it off after 20 minutes because it was so awful! This boat trip is clearly for those who love the iconic film ( not us). We...More

Thank 186400Caroline
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Make sure you see the movie before you go. Park at the Holiday Inn and walk to the canal. We were able to take photographs. Very cool.

Thank HalfWeekTripper
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family took the African Queen on Tuesday afternoon. It was a great trip. The captain gave us some interesting information about the history of the boat, and then off we went! The tour itself is fun on its own, and even more so considering...More

Thank Steven L
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Kelli C
26 April 2017|
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Response from Patrick O |
The rest of the year was added to the website so you can book online or call f directly.
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Bert4365
19 February 2017|
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Response from Betischendorf | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, but they have a website and I'm sure you can find out there. Also offer a dinner cruise but they drop you at a restaurant ten take you back after. Good luck
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bkittell
11 January 2017|
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Response from SUZANNEHOLMQUIST | Property representative |
Hello there, the price of a canal cruise is $49 per person plus tax. There are also dinner cruises which are $89 per person on Friday and Saturday's early evening. Kind Regards The African Queen
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