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Water Taxi Stops Driving Directions

Fort Lauderdale is best seen from the water and Water Taxi is like a sightseeing trolley on the water. There are 19 Water Taxi Stops conveniently located throughout Fort Lauderdale and Hollywood, Florida. You pay one price and have unlimited access to hop on and off anywhere along the route you choose. With 19 scheduled stops supplemented by on call whistle stops, you will be able to see and do everything in Fort Lauderdale by riding the Water Taxi. Using the driving directions below, you should be able to determine the most convenient location to board the Water Taxi. For ticketing and fare information click here.

 

Stop 1A – Pirate Republic Restaurant

400 SW 3rd Avenue

From 95: Take Exit 26. Take Davie Blvd East. Turn left at SW 4th Ave. Turn right at SW 5th St. Take the 1st left onto SW 3rd Ave. The Water Taxi Stop is located on the water at the Pirate Republic Bar. Parking is located adjacent to the bar. Note: Parking at the Pirate Republic Bar is limited to restaurant patrons only. Access to this stop is sometimes limited due to frequent unscheduled closures of the train bridge.


Stop 1 – Briny Pub at Las Olas Riverfront

40 W Las Olas Boulevard

$7.00 parking at the Riverfront Garage when you buy your Water Taxi tickets there!

From 95: From Federal HWY / Route 1: Head west on Las Olas Blvd. Take the 1st left onto SW 1st Ave. and continue until it turns left and becomes W Las Olas Blvd. The Water Taxi Parking Garage is on your right. The Water Taxi Stop is in front of the Briny Pub.


Stop 2 – Downtowner Saloon

10 South New River Drive East

From 95: Take the Davie Blvd exit. Head East on Davie Blvd to Andrews Ave. Turn a left onto Andrews Ave. Take a right on SE 5th St. and a quick left onto SE 1st Ave. Parking for the Downtowner Saloon is immediately on the left. The Water Taxi stop is right in front of the Downtowner Saloon.


Stop 3 - Riverside Hotel / Stranahan House

335 SE 6th Ave

Take Exit 27 toward W Broward Blvd. Head East on W Broward Blvd. Turn right at US-1 S. Stay in the right lane which becomes SE 6th Ave. DO NOT ENTER THE TUNNEL. Go Straight through traffic light, the Water Taxi Stop is just ahead before the road turns left. Closest parking is at the Riverside Hotel just to the left of the Water Taxi Stop.


Stop 4 - The Shops at Las Olas

904 East Las Olas Boulevard, end of 9th Ave

From 95: Take Exit 27 toward W Broward Blvd. Head East on W Broward Blvd. Turn right at US-1 south. Turn left at E. Las Olas Blvd then right onto SE 9th Ave. The Water Taxi stop is at the end of the street. Public Parking is across the street.


Stop 5 - 15th Street Fisheries

1900 SE 15th Street

From 95: Take exit 25 to merge onto SR 84 E turn left at A1A N/US-1. Follow US 1 to 15th St. Take a right on 15th St. Follow 15th St until you reach the end. The Water Taxi stop is located on the water side of the restaurant.


Hollywood Route Connection

Stop 6 – Hilton Marina / Convention Center Transfer Stop

1881 Southeast 17th Street

From 95: Take exit 25 to merge onto SR 84 E turn left at A1A N/US-1. Turn right at SE 17th St/State A1A. Approaching the bridge take the right fork to the side of the bridge. Follow street under the bridge. Water Taxi Stop is located in the park under the bridge. Metered parking is available in the parking lot under the bridge and valet parking is available at Hilton Marina Hotel.


Stop H1 - Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort / Broadwalk & Beach

111 North Ocean Drive, Hollywood

From 95: Take exit 20 to Hollywood Boulevard. Follow Hollywood Boulevard East to A1A North. Watch signs carefully to stay on Hollywood Beach Blvd to Hollywood beach as the route runs through the downtown area and around 2 large rotaries. When going over the bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway, stay in the left lane to Ocean Dr. North. Margaritaville is on the right between Michigan St. and Johnson St and the Water taxi stop is located on the left at the 5 O’clock Somewhere Bar. There is on street metered parking and in area garages.


Stop H2 - Joe’s Market

900 North Ocean Drive, Hollywood

From 95: Take exit 20 to Hollywood Boulevard. Follow Hollywood Boulevard East to A1A North. Watch signs carefully to stay on Hollywood Beach Blvd to Hollywood beach as the route runs through the downtown area and around 2 large rotaries. When going over the bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway, stay in the left lane to Ocean Dr. North. Joe’s Market is on the left across from Indiana St. and the stop is located adjacent to the building. There is on street metered parking and in area garages.


Stop H3 - Diplomat Resort & Spa

3555 South Ocean Drive, Hollywood

From 95: Take exit 18 to Hallandale Boulevard. Follow Hallandale Boulevard East to Route A1A / Ocean Dr. Turn left on A1A/Ocean Dr. The resort is on your right, the Water Taxi Stop is on your left. There is on street metered parking and in area garages.


Stop H4 - Crowne Plaza Hollywood Beach

4000 South Ocean Drive, Hollywood

From 95: Take exit 18 to Hallandale Boulevard. Follow Hallandale Boulevard East to Route A1A / Ocean Dr. Turn left on A1A/Ocean Dr. The resort is on your left There is on street metered parking and in area garages.


Stop H5 - Beachwalk Resort

2600 E. hallendale Beach Blvd., Hollywood

From 95: Take exit 18 to Hallandale Boulevard. Follow Hallandale Boulevard East. Turn left on SE 26th Ave, just before the bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway. The resort is on your left. There limited parking at the Beachwalk Resort.


Stop 7 – Bahia Mahr/ Bahia Cabana (Beach)

3001 Harbor Drive

From 95: Take exit 25 to merge onto SR 84 E turn left at A1A N/US-1. Turn right at SE 17th St/State A1A. Follow 17th St. over the large draw bridge and continue on Route A1A N. Look for Bahia Cabana Hotel on your left followed by a Fire Station on your left. The Water Taxi stop is on your left on the right side of the fire station. Parking is available across the street on the beach.


Stop 8 – Las Olas Marina / Beach Place (Beach)

End of Cortez Street @ the Intracoastal Waterway

From 95: Take Sunrise Blvd. Follow Sunrise Blvd E. and turn right on Route AlA. Travel a few miles and take a right on Cortez St. Proceed straight into the Las Olas Marina. The Water Taxi stop is on your right and metered is parking on your left.


Northern Route Connection

Stop 9 – Gallery ONE DoubleTree Suites

2670 East Sunrise Boulevard

From 95: Take exit 29 to Sunrise Blvd. Follow Sunrise Blvd east. The Galleria Mall will be on the right. Just past the Galleria Mall before the Intracoastal Waterway Draw Bridge is GalleryOne Doubletree Suites. Parking is available at the mall.


Stop 10 - Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

3109 East Sunrise Blvd.

From 95: Take exit 29 to Sunrise Blvd. Follow Sunrise Blvd east. Proceed over the Intracoastal Waterway Draw Bridge. Immediately after the bridge, the park entrance is on the left. Follow the Water Taxi signs to the Water Taxi Stop a short walk from the parking area. Inexpensive parking is in the park.


Stop 11 - Shooters Waterfront

3033 NE 32nd Avenue

From 95: Take exit 31 to Oakland Park Blvd. Go east on Oakland Park Blvd over the Intracoastal Waterway drawbridge. Turn right immediately followed by another immediate right. Then turn left at NE 32nd Ave and Shooters is on the right. There is valet parking at Shooters or use the parking garage directly across the street. The Water Taxi stop is located on the waterside of the restaurant.


Stop 12 – Bokamper’s Sports Bar & Grill

3115 NE 32nd Avenue

From 95: Take exit 31 to Oakland Park Blvd. Go east on Oakland Park Blvd over the Intracoastal Waterway drawbridge. Turn right immediately followed by another immediate right. Then turn right under the bridge and Bokampers is on the left. There is on street metered parking across the street.

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