A boat tour is an excellent way to explore the area. Fort Lauderdale boat operators offer many options for getting out on the water. These include traditional sightseeing tours, fishing charters, and excursions based on themed vessels. The following are some of the most sought-after destinations:
A cruise with Carrie B Cruises offers a unique way to see Fort Lauderdale’s waterways from a narrated perspective. Carrie B Cruises offers sightseeing tours that travel along the Intracoastal waterway and New River. They also pass Port Everglades, Millionaires Row (a waterfront area located in the Las Olas Isles neighbourhood) and other points along the route.
Bluefoot Pirate Adventures’ explorations of Fort Lauderdale’s Intracoastal Waterway is loved by family reviewers. All outings lasting less than an hour are accompanied by captains and guides inspired by pirates, such as Barnacle Bil and Cannonball Kiki.
Spirit Yacht Charters (also known as Tropical Sailing) offers Fort Lauderdale tours that include snorkeling trips, and the chance to ride on water slides or trampolines. Enjoy soothing music and chilled beverages as you admire Millionaires Row’s extravagant homes during Spirit Yacht Charters popular “Cast Away the Day Sunset Cruise.”
Fort Lauderdale is an easy access point to the Atlantic Ocean, making it a popular place for fishing. Top Shot Sportfishing can catch anything from barracudas to sailfish. Charter fishing trips can last anywhere from 4-8 hours and depart at different times depending on the excursion.
Travelers recommend taking an airboat tour if they don’t intend to visit Sawgrass Recreation Park. These smaller boats allow you to view alligators while you cruise the Everglades.
Visitors who want a different take on traditional sightseeing tours will enjoy a cruise with Jungle Queen Riverboat. These excursions are on traditional riverboats as the name suggests.
The basic tour allows you to explore the New River, Millionaires Row and the surrounding area for approximately one-and-a half hours