The Water Taxi at Fort Lauderdale lets you see the best of “The Venice of America” via Florida’s beautiful intracoastal waterways, and provides a great mode of transport for those staying in the area for just a day, or for an extended visit. Water Taxi lets you make use of an all-day hop-on, hop-off style pass that can be used on multiple routes in the area, taking you to the beaches of Fort Lauderdale, as well as the area’s best shopping, dining, and sightseeing.
If you’re unfamiliar with the area, the Water Taxi crew can help you plan your trip, and will recommend sights and locations that will create a perfect day or evening outing. Fort Lauderdale Water Taxi routes run between Oakland Park Boulevard and 17th Street along the intracoastal waterway, and west along the New River into the city of Fort Lauderdale as far as the Las Olas Riverfront complex. The whole route encompasses 14 stops.
Passengers on the Water Taxi can opt to ride the entire route (there and back) without disembarking, or can plan an outing around the Taxi’s various stops in the Fort Lauderdale area. The whole circuit lasts three hours, and tickets are valid only on the day of purchase. The Water Taxis begin service at 10:00a.m. and stops running at 12:10a.m.
The Water Taxi garage (for those driving) is located at the Las Olas Riverfront (also your starting point as a Go Select customer), and a special parking rate is available for Water Taxi Guests. Not all vessels are fully-handicapped accessible, so call in advance if you require special arrangements. Strollers are permitted on board, but must be folded and stored.Water Taxi Fort Lauderdale makes the following stops: Stop 1: Las Olas Riverfront/Briny Irish Pub @ 305 South Andrews Avenue Stop 1A: Pirate Republic Bar @ 400 SW 3rd Avenue Stop 2: Downtowner Saloon @10 South New River Drive East Stop 3: Shops and Restaurants at Las Olas @ 904 East Las Olas Boulevard, end of 9th Ave Stop 4: 15th Street Fisheries @ 1900 SE 15th Street Stop 5: (Hollywood Connection-year round) Hilton Marina/Convention Center @ 1881 Southeast 17th Street (under W side of 17th St bridge) Stop 6: Hyatt Regency Pier 66 @ 2301 SE 17th Street- Currently CLOSED Stop 7: Bahia Mar/Bahia Cabana @ 3001 Harbor Drive Stop 8:Beach Place @ Intracoastal end of Cortez Street Stop 9: Gallery ONE Doubletree Guest Suites@ 2670 East Sunrise Boulevard Stop 10: Shooter’s Waterfront Café @ 3033 NE 32nd Avenue Stop 11: Bokamper’s Sports Bar & Grill @ 3115 NE 32nd Avenue Stop 12: il Lugano Hotel@3333 NE 32nd Avenue