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Boat fun & watercraft rentals in Fort Lauderdale

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For a fun outdoor activity, navigate sparkling waterways in South Florida.

Boat excursions & watercraft rentals are available at select parks and from private vendors. Some are relatively inexpensive or offer opportunities for discounts.


Free Water Trolley

Riverwalk Water Trolley ferries riders to 8 points along scenic New River. It’s free. Read feature

Broward parks

Some parks with lakes and rivers rent paddleboats, kayaks & other watercraft for relatively inexpensive rates. Read feature —  Watercraft rentals in Broward parks

Water Taxi

Water Taxi is an iconic South Florida amenity, offering transportation along New River & Intracoastal Waterway. Residents & tourists enjoy Water Taxi for transportation to different points, sightseeing and a fun excursion. Deals are offered, especially after 4 p.m. Prices are $14 – $28. For extra deal, display Water Taxi tickets & redeem discounts at participating restaurants & shops. Read feature

Jungle Queen riverboat in Fort Lauderdale Photo/Jungle Queen

Jungle Queen

Popular riverboat sightseeing attraction in Fort Lauderdale offers opportunities for discounts. Some excursions include dinner & show.

  • 10% off with AAA
  • $2 off for seniors 65 & older
  • discounts for travel agents
  • active military free entry or 30% off, depending on excursion, 15% off for up to 5 others
  • inactive military 20% off or 50% off depending on excursion, 15% off for up to 5 others
  • website or 954-462-5596

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