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African Queen Canal Cruise

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Great trip on a steam powered boat

4 in our group and all fans of the Movie “The African Queen”. I have admired this boat over the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
thetraveler4819
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St. Augustine, Florida
Long live the Queen!

What an amazing, fun cruise! Johnny was knowledgeable, interesting, & super-friendly. It was our... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Michelle H
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Key West
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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
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Reviewed 3 days ago

4 in our group and all fans of the Movie “The African Queen”. I have admired this boat over the years. we finally all got together to book an hour and half plus cruise down the canal and out into the sea. We were surprised...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank thetraveler4819
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing, fun cruise! Johnny was knowledgeable, interesting, & super-friendly. It was our little Yorkie's 1st time on a boat & she loved it! An exciting piece of film history not to be missed.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Michelle H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a pleasant experience! I really enjoyed this trip back in time! When first boarding, you get the history of the African Queen, and then you take a nice, pleasant ride through the canals out to the ocean and then turn around and come back...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jbrenz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a really fun relaxing tour on a piece of film history. Our Capt was John who answered many questions and showed us the engine and how it was rebuilt. He had a lot of knowledge about the area as well. I'd say this...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mobile644574
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time with Capt Dave on "The African Queen steam launch". He knew plenty about how the boat was used in the movie and the filming. The cruise goes to the 'ocean' up a short canal using a real steam engine from...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank WARREN M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The African Queen tour was awesome and was piloted by Captain Richard who was outstanding and made the day enjoyable

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Michelleginsburg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect outing for first time visit to the Keys! Captain Lance was very nice with a lot of knowledge about the area. Definitely recommend.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank samsfitmom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staying in Doral and decided to do a day trip to Key Largo. Looking for an activity to do while there, picked the African Queen Cruise. We're glad we did. Captain Richard was a great host and full of neat info about the area. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank wayne m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a fun and unique couple of of hours. Johnny, our captain, was amazing. We had a very pleasant time hearing the history of the boat and movie, and a great ride through the canals. A unique experience that we have already recommended to...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank A2953IIkathyk
Reviewed 8 November 2018

My fiancé was allowed to steer us around for a while, Capt’n Richard was both friendly and informative.He told several stories about Bogie and Bacall

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Date of experience: October 2018
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It's a small number, I believe 6.
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Michelle H
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yes everyone is welcome even your fur family members!!!
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The rest of the year was added to the website so you can book online or call f directly.
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