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African Queen Canal Cruise

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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fun to see easy to get to beautiful canal resturants close by and a nice walk around the canal clean

Reviewed 5 days ago
Natalie A
Northome, Minnesota
Great Fun

We enjoyed our short trip, all the history as shared by our captain, and especially pouring a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Courtney K
Kansas City, Missouri
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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...more
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U.S. Hwy 1 at mile marker 100, Holiday Inn Docks, Key Largo, FL
+1 305-451-8080
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Reviewed 5 days ago

fun to see easy to get to beautiful canal resturants close by and a nice walk around the canal clean

Thank Natalie A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our short trip, all the history as shared by our captain, and especially pouring a bottle of "gin" overboard a la Hepburn!

Thank Courtney K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great piece of history and a great time. The captain was informative and fun. It was an experience anyone that has seen the movie should have.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Let me first say that this is the original boat not a fake and the captain is very informative with tons of information. now there is not a lot of room for passengers so i would recommend getting tickets early to insure a spot on...More

Thank Hank D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time on this little vessel. The captain told the story of the African Queen, both the boat and the movie. He had photos of the making of the movie. We went out through the canal onto the open water a short...More

Thank JanV1429
Reviewed 18 August 2018

I bought this Canal cruise as an anniversary gift for my wife. Before we left the dock, our skipper gave us background information on the African Queen and its use in the classic John Huston film. We had recently re-watched the Blu-ray edition of the...More

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Thank dgruel123
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

I love the movie, The African Queen... so it was a real treat to get a chance to ride on the boat. I especially loved watching the steam engine work. Watch the movie before you go, you will be so glad you did!

Thank donandnoel
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We had a great time on our African Queen excursion! Captain Lance was very personable and shared so much interesting information. Even let me steer the boat! Highly recommend!!!

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Thank tscarter7
Reviewed 4 August 2018

It's the real deal. The boat is authentic right down to the Gin Case that was in the movie. A real treat for those who enjoyed the movie. Lots of related gifts in the adjoining Holiday Inn gift shop. The boat ride is about 1...More

1  Thank amhlvh
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Great little boat trip, captain was terrific - was just the two of us which was great and we even go to steer the boat! Very relaxing and pretty cool to be on the real African Queen

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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.
19 February 2017|
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
11 January 2017|
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