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Riverwalk Water Trolley

Closes in 4 min: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Open today: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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The Difference Between the Water Trolley and Water Taxi -- This is Free !

By chance we were at the water trolley stop near the Stranahan House just as the water trolley... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nprus
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Cruising the inner coastal

Pick up this ferry anywhere along its route and get a taste of the inner coastal waterway. There... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Kathi F
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Crossing the New River (FOR FREE!) Is now easier than ever with the new Riverwalk Water Trolley, brought to you by the Downtown Fort Lauderdale Transportation Management Association (DFLTMA) in partnership with the City of Fort Lauderdale and...more
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Hours Today: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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290 NE 3rd Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-1148
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Reviewed 4 days ago

First time in a while on the water trolley. Used to be a nice boat ala the Water Taxi. Now little more than a motorized dinghy which would be okay except for the rude, condescending attitude of the pilot. Won't call him a captain. Awful...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

By chance we were at the water trolley stop near the Stranahan House just as the water trolley pulled up. It was unique in that it pulls straight into the wall of the river walk and you enter/exit the boat by walking the plank at...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2018

Pick up this ferry anywhere along its route and get a taste of the inner coastal waterway. There are many shops and restaurants along the route. Nice way to spend a few hours in Ft. Lauderdale!

Thank Kathi F
Reviewed 29 July 2018

The River Trolley does not go far but it is free and it gives you a different perspective from the river. The driver was very friendly and informative. Water taxis are available at a fee, but using the River Trolley is fun and part of...More

Thank Boschie
Robyn C, Manager at Riverwalk Water Trolley, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Hi Boschie, thank you for leaving a review with the Water Trolley! We appreciate all feedback we receive from our guests. We’re glad you enjoyed your ride with the Water Trolley and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 23 July 2018

This was just average, free, and a good way to see the marina. The ride is rocky, small boats, but great captain! This was fun, would recommend to families! However, if you have motion sickness, be aware!

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Robyn C, Manager at Riverwalk Water Trolley, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Hi TonifromOhio, thank you for leaving a review with the Water Trolley. We appreciate all feedback we receive from our guests! We’re glad you enjoyed your ride and the river with the Water Trolley and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 16 May 2018

We went on this to see the river, but it does not go too far and all the stops are not that clear. It's a free experience and gets you across the water if you want to, but not much else

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Since Ft Lauderdale is like Venice, Riverwalk Water Trolley is best way to travel. You get to enjoy the beautiful homes and waterways and you don't have to find parking.

Thank 387indy
Reviewed 31 March 2018

First, the price is right...Free....The gentleman who was driving our water trolley was very nice, friendly and helpful. He told us where we could see iguana's sunning themselves. We took the trolley from the park at stop 1 to the Las Olas shops and restaurants....More

Thank 4444Brendah
Reviewed 20 February 2018

This is a great way to experience the river area if you don't have a lot of time. Don't confuse with the water TAXI which is a commercial enterprise and rather expensive. The route isn't long, but you can hope on/off and see old Ft....More

2  Thank MLPerry
Reviewed 12 February 2018

You cannot stay in Ft. Lauderdale without riding the water taxi even if it just for fun. The pilots discuss the boats and wonderful houses along the way. We ride it from end to end each time we return. When the weather is good it...More

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dennispcallahan
22 May 2018|
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Response from 4444Brendah | Reviewed this property |
There is a spot to leave tips. We left a tip. We are a family of 4 and had great service, so I thought it was appropriate to leave a tip. Not expected, but appreciated.
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LindaO1543
16 March 2017|
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Response from Jessica C | Property representative |
Hi Linda, Thank you for reaching out! Yes, our canine friends are allowed on the Riverwalk Water Trolley as long as they are leashed and well-behaved. Hope you enjoy your trip.
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EcoluxeTravels
4 May 2016|
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Response from Jessica C | Property representative |
The Riverwalk Water Trolley is free to ride. The Water Taxi is a paid service.
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