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Charter Water Taxi

Charter Water Taxi! Water Taxi has vessels available for private and corporate charter and group charter. This is a very popular way to get your group from one waterfront location to another, or to create your perfect private event on the water. Our Charter and Group Sales Team is looking forward to speaking with you by phone at (954) 467-6677 or by e-mail regarding the wide range of vessels we charter and entertainment services we offer.

Boat Name
Passenger Max
DowntownerOld Port19
JD HansonOld Port19
Dale RHybrid60
Rio VistaMEGA63
Island AdventureIsland100
Island DiscoveryIsland149
Island ExpeditionIsland149

Group Events

A variety of Water Taxis can be exclusively chartered for private or corporate events, weddings, transportation to restaurants, shopping, filming, or birthdays — you pick the place on the water and we are there! All events can be narrated, and if you would like entertainment we have you covered. All boats have MP3 and iPod hookups, bring your favorite play list and you are ready to go!

Below Are  Sample Itineraries to Help Envision Your Charter

Fort Lauderdale Mansion & Marina Tour

Our Mansion & Marina tour is our most popular themed tour. Want to see where Sonny and Cher lived? How about Lucille Ball and Dezi Arnaz? Afterwards, pass by the best-known Tarzan actor, Jonny Weismuller’s mansion. Follow along the path of some of the world’s most impressive and storied yachts. You’ll never know whose yacht will be in port, so there is always an element of surprise. The largest yacht ever built in the USA – Red Sox Owner John Henry’s M/V Iroquois, and Steven Spielberg’s Yacht – Seven Seas; routinely prowl the waters of Fort Lauderdale. Sit back and enjoy a one and one half hour scenic cruise along the beautiful Intracoastal Waterway. Discover the views of Fort Lauderdale that have earned the city the nickname “Venice of America”.

Sunset Cruise

Cruise as the sun sets on the horizon and the watch the skyline twinkle on this hour and a half tour. Our captain can narrate or we can play the background music of your choice. To complete your perfect trip, arrangements for cocktails and light appetizers can be provided.

Moonlight Cruise

After the sun sets, the fun just begins! Cruise as the moon glows and see the Fort Lauderdale’s Mansions light up at night. Watch the skyline twinkle as you cruise the Intracoastal Waterway.

Fort Lauderdale Historical Tour

Travel back in time for a one and one half hour scenic cruise along the history rich New River & Intracoastal Waterway. Hear intriguing stories of Frank and Ivy Stranahan, bygone owners of the oldest surviving building in Fort Lauderdale. The Stranahan House and accompanying trading post is located directly on the New River. Learn how Fort Lauderdale got its name, and how it was transformed from it’s beginnings as a defensive fort, hunting lodges and fishing camps into the modern-day “Venice of America.”

Scavenger Hunts and Team Building

Water Taxi’s world famous two-hour team building events are an event planners dream — we do all the work and you take all the credit! We have a scavenger hunt in each one of our South Florida locations to best accommodate your team building needs! At the end of your trip we can drop you off a one of Fort Lauderdale’s popular waterfront pubs or restaurants. – The perfect way to end a team-building event.

Point-to-Point Restaurant Charter

It’s like a limo on the water! Charter your own private boat to take you from your hotel or any site of your choosing. Choose from one of our restaurant partners for discounts and available onboard cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Ask about our optional waterway tour. This is the best way to get around Fort Lauderdale with your group.

DMC’s and Meeting Planners

Water Taxi offers a variety of services perfect for the tour & travel market. From group transportation through Fort Lauderdale’s Intracoastal Waterway and New River, to Miami day trips and evening restaurant charters – Water Taxi’s Charter and Group Tour Manager will work with you every step of the way to make sure your trip is a success. Our ferries are able to accommodate groups of any size, including large groups of 50-200 aboard our catamarans.

Ready to get started? Call the Water Taxi sales office at (954) 467-6677 or email us at and discover how easy booking your event with Water Taxi can be!

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