Water Taxi provides scheduled water taxi services and South Beach Express ferry and private charter cruises. It is a regularly scheduled transportation service that avoids traffic and congested roadways. The company operates three mega vessels, including Bayview, Lauderdale and Rio Vista, each of which is certified to carry up to 74 passengers. It also has two hybrid vessels, Dale R and Riverwalk, each of which can accommodate up to 70 passengers. Water Taxi s vessels are inspected by the U.S. Coast Guard and are operated by licensed captains. Its catamaran, Island Discovery, can accommodate up to 149 passengers and features an air-conditioned cabin, restroom, open-air deck, full-service galley and audio entertainment systems. Water Taxi is a part of Water Transportation Alternatives and is located in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Cruises from Fort Lauderdale, Florida are abundant and are a great option to get away on a cruise vacation. Cruises from Fort Lauderdale range from 2 to 141 days and sail to the Bahamas, the Caribbean, the Panama Canal and numerous other destinations worldwide. Guests flying into Fort Lauderdale to take a cruise might enjoy staying in our vacation rental home pre-cruise and take advantage of the beaches, restaurants and exciting nightlife that Fort Lauderdale is so well known for.
Fort Lauderdale is ‘laced’ with 300 miles of waterways so it’s not surprising it has been given the nickname ‘Venice of America’! If boating, yachting, or sailing interest you you have come to the right place. The waterways offer spectacular views of waterfront mansions and dockside restaurants. There are sailing tours that offer daily public trips as well as private charters. Take an exciting cruise down Fort Lauderdale’s unforgettable waterways or skim thru the Everglades on an airboat tour that will take you deep into alligator country.