Take a Jungle Queen Riverboat Cruise

Alissa Pittman
Daytime Cruise Adults $19.95, Children $12.95 - Dinner Cruise Adults $42.95, Children $22.95

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On February 3, 2017
Last modified:February 3, 2017


This is one of those attractions where your expectations really make a difference. If you are expecting a extravagant 5 star meal aboard a luxury yacht you will probably be disappointed. If you expect a cozy down-home meal aboard a rustic ship you will have a good time. There are several ships in rotation and the condition of the ships do vary. Additionally for the dinner cruise, dinner is not served on the boat, you eat on the destination you visit. The view does offer excellent sightseeing, and the tour guides are usually informative and entertaining. You can save if you use a Go Miami Card to visit this attractions

One popular attraction found in Florida is taking a cruise on the Jungle Queen Riverboat. This activity allows visitors to enjoy sightseeing or a nice dinner in a fun and interesting manner. Customers have the option of enjoying the evening dinner cruise or one of the two daily sightseeing cruises.

The Jungle Queen Riverboat offers a Bar-B-Que Ribs, Chicken, and Shrimp Dinner Cruise. This cruise departs at six in the evening and last about four hours. The riverboat cruises up the New River, while guests enjoy sightseeing and the captain’s commentary. The boat then docks at the Jungle Queen’s exotic island where guests enjoy an all you can eat dinner of chicken, ribs, and shrimp. After dinner guest may enjoy the Jungle Queen’s variety show, which is called The Variety Revue. Visitors then enjoy a moonlight ride back to the docks. This dinner cruise costs thirty-nine dollars and ninety-five cents for adults and twenty-one dollars and ninety-five cents for children.

This riverboat also offers three hour sightseeing cruises. These cruises start at nine thirty in the morning and one thirty in the afternoon. The Jungle Queen passes by sights such as yacht and storage basins, downtown Ft. Lauderdale and the Florida Everglades. The captain also provides an entertaining and informative commentary along the way. This riverboat cruise stops at the Jungle Queen Indian Village. At this tropical island setting visitors may observe and learn about the rare foliage, colorful macaws, rare birds, and the Seminole Indians. There are also exhibits containing exotic animals such as Iguanas and monkeys. There is an interesting and educational Alligator show that visitors can enjoy while at this attraction. The sightseeing cruises cost seventeen dollars and fifty cents for adults and twelve dollars and seventy-five cents for children.

The Jungle Queen Riverboat cruises provide a very memorable experience. Whether you are interested in a nice dinner or just in the sightseeing, this attraction has a lot to offer. Families and individuals will all enjoy a trip on the Jungle Queen.

Save Money and purchase tickets directly online with a Go Miami Card.

801 Seabreeze Blvd # Rta1a
Fort Lauderdale, FL

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