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Looking for Things to do in Fort Lauderdale? Welcome to the Water Taxi Tour.

Water Taxi welcomes you to Fort Lauderdale! One of the best ways to see this beautiful city is on a Water Taxi Tour. Water Taxi Tours are the best combination of tours and transportation in Fort Lauderdale and Hollywood Florida. So if you are looking for things to do in Fort Lauderdale or Hollywood, Florida this summer, you are in the right place.


The Water Taxi experience is like a trolley tour! You pay one fare and can hop on and off all day. The Water Taxi Tour has a total of 18 stops (16 are scheduled, and 2 are “on demand” whistle stops) at the best destinations including many hotels and restaurants in Fort Lauderdale and Hollywood. We also stop at several beach locations as well as Hugh Taylor Birch State Park also known as Birch State Park. While on the Water Taxi Tour, our staff will narrate the scenes along the Intracoastal Waterway and provide valuable information on how to best enjoy your tour. Our crew can also let you know about Cruise and Save Partners – including some of the best restaurants in Fort Lauderdale – who honor your Water Taxi Tour tickets with discounts! A few other highlights include Stop 1, Stop 2 and Stop 3 on the New River with access to the Las Olas Riverfront with its famous Riverwalk scenic paths. Along the River and Las Olas Boulevard, there are many shops and restaurants that are also Cruise and Save Partners.

For a change of pace, visit Stop 9 at the Gallery One Double Tree Hotel and the famous and upscale Galleria Mall next door. Remember all day ticket include the Water Taxi Tour Hollywood route. The Hollywood route is famous for great views of the marine activity in Port Everglades.

Visit our Cruise and Save Partners!

Make sure you take advantage of the many discounts offered by our “Cruise and Save” partners along the way. These partners are on the “Maps and Stops” page along with links to their web sites.


For your convenience, you can purchase tickets online here. Tickets are available at many locations around Fort Lauderdale and Hollywood! You can always purchase a ticket on board the boat. The ticket prices are the same no matter where you purchase them. The one advantage to purchasing tickets in advance is that ticketed guests board first. Pre-purchasing tickets is a big advantage on busy, high demand days.

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