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Jungle Queen Riverboat

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Address: 801 Seabreeze Blvd (Route A1A), Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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A "Must" in Fort Lauderdale for 78 years! Experience a little...

A "Must" in Fort Lauderdale for 78 years! Experience a little southern hospitality on this "All You Wish to Eat" BBQ Ribs, Chicken and Shrimp Dinner Cruise served family style with all the trimmings. Enjoy a pleasant and humorous commentary by the Captain about the many interesting sights and beautiful homes you'll see as we cruise up the New River, past Millionaire's Row, en route to our tropical isle to enjoy dinner and a hilarious Variety Show. The show is followed by a moonlit ride back to the dock. More than 18 million guests over the years have enjoyed the fun-filled, relaxing evening aboard. A unique evening you'll talk about, laugh about and always remember. There is nothing else like it.

Jungle Queen also offers fully narrated daily Sightseeing Cruises up the historic New River past plush waterfront homes, downtown Fort Lauderdale, a bit of the Everglades and a stop-off at our tropical isle to see rare birds, monkeys and an alligator exhibition. The only true way to see Fort Lauderdale.

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US$49.95*
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Jungle Queen Riverboat Dinner Cruise and Show
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US$23.27*
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Jungle Queen Riverboat Cruise

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Fun birthday celebration

We took the whole family of 17 on this for Grandma's 70th birthday. We are locals, but most of us (including the birthday girl) had never been. Our party ranged from age 2-70, and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Berwick, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

While in Ft Lauderdale the night before our cruise we met family living in Florida and went on the Jungle Queen dinner cruise. It was very well organized, the staff was both friendly and funny. We got to see how some really wealthy people survive in life, wow! The trip began with a sight seeing tour of the inter-related water... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took the whole family of 17 on this for Grandma's 70th birthday. We are locals, but most of us (including the birthday girl) had never been. Our party ranged from age 2-70, and everyone had a good time. The boat ride was fun, dinner was decent (esp for the number of people they are feeding at once), and staff... More 

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West Seneca, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went on the dinner cruise last night. What a wonderful time. Cruise narrator was funny and very informative. Dinner on the island was hot and very good. Show after was funny and entertaining. Well worth the price of ticket. Would highly recommend.

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Pembroke Pines, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I came her with my wife as we had heard much about the buffet, private island, and show. I do have to say that it is something all residents of S.Flo must experience once. But that is it, once is enough. Food is mediocre, the island very small, and the show can be corny. Either way it is good to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The captain sure does know his homes and is a joker about the lack of ppl in these million dollar homes. The boat ride is beautiful and relaxing. You get to see Fort Lauderdale in a different way. See the highways you drive in from underneath and see draw bridges being raised. If you look closely over board at the... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great last minute trip! JQ left the dock at 7:45 PM on a sightseeing trip (narrated and quite entertaining to see all the homes and yachts that line the river) up the New river that culminated in full service dinner followed by a very amusing 4 act show at their private isle. Food was good and all that you could... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I am new to Ft Lauderdale and tried this due to a Groupon from a friend. We did the 4 hour dinner cruise and we weren't disappointed. The narrator did a great job of pointing out whose house was whose while interjecting corny, but funny, humor. Once we arrived at the island we were treated to outstanding (and unlimited) ribs,... More 

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Cape Cod, MA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I went on the Jungle Queen with my 13 year old son. It was a calm relaxing boat ride with an informative tour guide who pointed out houses of the rich and famous. The ride was 60 min, then we stopped at a private "island" where there were various exotic wildlife and we got to see an alligator show. The... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's not something I would have signed up for on my own--but it was part of another tour--enjoyed the tour leader's knowledge about the homes and history of the area--got to wave to the local millionaire, Wayne H who was sitting on his lawn area. Not the most exciting tour--but a nice way to pass 90 minutes.

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Sunrise, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I received two tickets form my daughter for Christmas for this cruise It was a great experience. The staff was great and the entertainment was fantastic. The tour guides were extremely funny and the food was great for the price.

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