saw it, interesting, but make sure you go inside the hotel to see the boiler
we stayed just one block away from this attraction, glad i didnt' make a special trip, i could have quite easily walked past this attraction and not noticed it, there was no information to its back ground only a notice on how to donate to its restoration, i learnt more about in the local free newspaper the following week.
I loved this movie and was thrilled to go see the boat. Sadly it's in very poor repair but an effort is being made to raise money to renovate it - I hope this succeeds. The boat was not at the dock when we arrived in the afternoon, but the next morning was there, raised out of the water. Despite... More
Its worth the effort to find the old boat which can be found amongst the many other boats moored behind the Holiday Inn. It was not floating in the water but suspended along the quayside i would imagine for ongoing restoration. Its old and a museum piece with history that helped put Key Largo on the map. You only need... More
Oh dear, much needed restoration is underway but it has a long way to go. It is just the hull that is left and out of the water. The boiler is missing and there is a board looking for donations to restore the boiler. Well signposted on the way up to Miami behind the Holiday inn. Not worth making a... More
The African Queen is under refurbishment right now. It's got a lot of history behind it. We hope they get enough donations to get it all refurbed and up and running. It's worth stopping to look at and ask about the history!
The African Queen is sitting in the water behind the Holiday Inn in Key Largo. It is rusting and rotting away. I spoke to a lady who worked on the sighseeing boat docked next to it and she told me that the owner had died and nobody is taking care of it. It's days of movie star glory are long... More
We stopped in to see her, but she was being serviced so wasn't on the dock. Next time, I guess!
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