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Tour code: 316002
Cruise along Fort Lauderdale’s historic New River on this guided, 3-hour sightseeing cruise. Board the Jungle Queen Riverboat and see the luxurious mansions and yachts along Millionaire’s Row. The cruise travels to the Jungle Queen Indian Village, a tropical isle with exotic birds and other animals, plus an alligator show. Hold a baby alligator or one of the birds for a keepsake picture. A concession stand is available on the isle. A variety of snacks and beverages is also available on board the boat. A 90-minute tour is also available.

Highlights

  • Jungle Queen Riverboat Cruise
  • Cruise the waterways of Fort Lauderdale's New River
  • Watch for macaws, rare plants and birds, and alligators wrestling
  • View the ever-changing scenery, including plush waterfront homes, downtown Fort Lauderdale and more

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What You Can Expect

Jungle Queen Riverboat Cruise

Jungle Queen Riverboat Cruise

This Fort Lauderdale sightseeing cruise departs from Bahia Mar Yachting Center. Boarding on the Jungle Queen Riverboat begins 45 minutes prior to departure.
Cruise along the quiet waterways of the historic New River, past the luxurious mansions and yachts of Millionaire’s Row en route to the Jungle Queen Indian Village. Along the way, see downtown Fort Lauderdale, the Venetian Isles in Boynton Beach, Port Everglades, the Intracoastal Waterway and more. While cruising, select from a variety of snacks and beverages (including beer and wine) from the onboard menu.
Upon arrival at the tropical isle village, watch an alligator show and see exotic birds and other animals. Hold a baby alligator or one of the exotic birds for a keepsake picture. A concession stand featuring hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken sandwiches, pretzels, chips, ice cream, drinks and more is available.
For those who would prefer a shorter excursion, skip the isle adventure and simply experience a 90-minute cruise along the New River.

Customer Reviews

Kendra K USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Wonderful tour....great value

Tom B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Very enjoyable. Well run. Narrator was well informed and added immensely to
our liking this tour. Private island visit, with the focus on the young man
wrestling with an alligator, was particularly memorable. Highest praise I
can give is, we'd go on this riverboat cruise again. Highly recommended.

Anthony M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Excellent host, day, travel and much fun.

Steven D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

The homes and downtown scenery were great. Glad we took the ride.

Pamela R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

This was a great cruise, Steve the MC was great. Really enjoyed the alligator show. Will do this again!

Vickie M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

We really enjoyed the tour! It was fun to see all of the beautiful homes and gorgeous yachts! I had never been to Fort Lauderdale before so it was interesting to see why it is called the Venice of America with the great water system!

GAYE B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

The Jungle Queen trip was great. Really enjoyed it.

Lisa A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

This tour was amazing!

mary ann o

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

very imformative about the new river' houses, waterways, and the little island we stopped at to see the allegator show. my sister and i actually held the 3 year old allegator and took lots of pictures very safe .it was so comfortable and fun.

John C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

This is a lovely 1.5 hr. cruise along the canals of Fort Lauderdale. Restroom facilities and snack bar licensed on board. Take an outside seat for taking pictures. Seats are first come first served so get there early. They recommend 45 min. before departure. It has 2 large covered decks and lots of seats. You'll be amazed by the million dollar homes and yachts along the canals as well as all the other sights. It also goes by the cruise port so you can snap a picture of the various large cruise ships. We had just disembarked from Allure of the Seas earlier on a 7 day Carribean cruise. Well worth the money and highly recommend. Two senior Canadians from Toronto, Ontario on first trip to Fort Laudedale who went on the Jungle Queen on Sunday March 6, 2016.

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