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Water Taxi offers scenic transportation & deals

For a fun excursion on the water – or to try another form of transportation! – a Water Taxi service is available in Fort Lauderdale and Hollywood. And there are opportunities for discounts.

(Photo/Water Taxi)

Regular Water Taxi routes

Some use the yellow vessels to travel from place to place, appreciating the luxury of avoiding traffic and parking. Water Taxis provide hop-on/hop-off  points for shopping, dining and sightseeing along regular routes.

Or relax onboard and savor the scenery and narrated tours. Drinks are often for sale, including adult beverages on select routes. Narration includes “fun facts about all the gorgeous homes, yachts, and South Florida history,” the website states.

Water Taxi offers routes on the Intracoastal Waterway and New River in Fort Lauderdale. The Hollywood Express runs from Fort Lauderdale to Hollywood and vice versa.

Information about Water Taxi and purchasing tickets is online or 954-467-6677

Regular fares

  • $35 for age 12-64
  • $30 for age 65 and older and military
  • $15 for age 5-11
  • Free for age 4 and younger


  • Rides to Great American Beach Party  in Fort Lauderdale May 28 are offered at discount rates, $5 for adults, $2 for seniors, free for military & age 4 and younger
  • Happy Hour fares after 5 p.m. are $20 (plus, drink deals are offered)  
  • Group rates for at least 10 people available (inquire by phone)

Additionally, with your Water Taxi ticket, you may receive discounts at select restaurants, attractions and other vendors. Participating businesses are listed with each stop on the interactive map on Water Taxi website. For more information, click here

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