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Water Taxi Schedules

The Fort Lauderdale Water Taxi system consists of 3 connected routes: The Fort Lauderdale Route, The Margaritaville Express Route and the Hollywood Local Route.

Fort Lauderdale Route Schedule Information:

Water Taxis pick up at the stops on the Fort Lauderdale Route every 30 minutes. We do not publish a schedule for these routes as the Water Taxis load and go at each stop. Please be sure to be waiting at the stop so you do not miss the pickup.

The Hollywood route has two components:

The Margaritaville Express: connecting The Fort Lauderdale route with the Hollywood Local Route: Service connecting Fort Lauderdale at the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina Hotel / Convention Center (Stop 6) and The Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort (Stop H1).

Stop 6 - Hilton Marina
Stop H1 - Margaritaville
Stop 6 - Hilton Marina
9:00 AM10:00 AM11:00 PM
10:00 AM11:00 AM12:00 PM
11:00 AM12:00 PM1:00 PM
12:00 PM1:00 PM2:00 PM
1:00 PM2:00 PM3:00 PM
2:00 PM3:00 PM4:00 PM
3:00 PM4:00 PM5:00 PM
4:00 PM5:00 PM6:00 PM
5:00 PM6:00 PM7:00 PM
6:00 PM7:00 PM8:00 PM
7:00 PM8:00 PM9:00 PM
8:00 PM9:00 PM10:00 PM
9:00 PMDrop Off As Necessary
10:00 PMDrop Off As Necessary

Note:

    • 9:00 PM is the last posted time from Margaritaville To Fort Lauderdale
    • 8:00 PM is the last posted time from Fort Lauderdale to Margaritaville

Hollywood Local Route: Connecting the 7 Hollywood stops (Stop H1 – H7). Water Taxis pick up at each of the Hollywood local stops according to the schedule listed below:

Stop H1
Margaritaville
Stop H3
Diplomat
Stop H4
Crowne Plaza
Stop H5
Beach Walk
Stop H6
Lake Point Towers
Stop H7
Juniper's
Stop H6
Lake Point Towers
Stop H5
Beach Walk
Stop H4
Crowne Plaza
Stop H3
Diplomat
Stop H1
Margaritaville
9:30 AM9:35 AM9:40 AM9:45 AM9:50 AM10:00 AM
10:00 AMWhistle Pick / Drop Off10:30AM10:35 AM10:40 AM10:45 AM10:50 AM11:00 PM
11:00 AMWhistle Pick / Drop Off11:30AM11:35 AM11:40 AM11:45 AM11:50 AM12:00 PM
12:00 PMWhistle Pick / Drop Off12:30PM12:35 PM12:40 PM12:45 PM12:50 PM1:00 PM
1:00 PMWhistle Pick / Drop Off1:30PM1:35 PM1:40 PM1:45 PM1:50 PM2:00 PM
2:00 PM2:10 PM2:15 PM2:20 PM2:25 PM2:30 PMWhistle Pick / Drop Off3:00 PM
3:00 PM3:10 PM3:15 PM3:20 PM3:25 PM3:30 PMWhistle Pick / Drop Off4:00 PM
4:00 PM4:10 PM4:15 PM4:20 PM4:25 PM4:30 PMWhistle Pick / Drop Off5:00 PM
5:00 PM5:10 PM5:15 PM5:20 PM5:25 PM5:30 PMWhistle Pick / Drop Off6:00 PM
6:00 PM6:10 PM6:15 PM6:20 PM6:25 PM6:30 PMWhistle Pick / Drop Off7:00 PM
7:00 PM7:10 PM7:15 PM7:20 PM7:25 PM7:30 PMWhistle Pick / Drop Off8:00 PM
8:00 PM8:10 PM8:15 PM8:20 PM8:25 PM8:30 PMWhistle Pick / Drop Off9:00 PM
9:00 PM9:10 PM9:15 PM9:20 PM9:25 PM9:30 PMWhistle Pick / Drop Off10:00 PM
10:00 PMDrop-Offs as Necessary11:00 PM
11:00 PMDrop-Offs as Necessary

Notes:

  • The last Water Taxi heading south from Stop H1 is 9:00
  • If you are heading to Fort Lauderdale, the last departure is at 9:00 pm. Please be sure to make the local connection to arrive by 9:00.
  • Let the Water Taxi crew know if you are connecting to the Margaritaville Express Route to Fort Lauderdale so they may assist you in making the connection.
  • If you are only going to be using Stops H1 – H7 in Hollywood, the fare for the day is only $16.00. If you decide to continue on to Fort Lauderdale, the Water taxi crew can upgrade your ticket for an additional $10.00.
  • SUMMER SPECIAL: For the summer season, the Hollywood fare includes riding on the Margaritaville Express between tops h1 and 6. This is a great ride with views of Port Everglades, Lloyd Park, Kolb Park and more.

Other important information:

  • Water Taxi operates scheduled service every day of the year except Christmas and the day of the Winterfest Boat parade.
  • Scheduled service ends early on Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve.
  • During the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show, the scheduled services is modified to provide transportation to and from the boat show.
  • In case of extreme weather, actions of the government or other unavoidable circumstances, Water Taxi may elect to cancel or modify scheduled service
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