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Fort Lauderdale: 4-Hour Deep Sea Drift Fishing Trip

1. Fort Lauderdale: 4-Hour Deep Sea Drift Fishing Trip

Set sail on board the Catch My Drift and fish off the coast of Fort Lauderdale, Florida on a 4-hour morning, afternoon or evening fishing trip. The tour cost per person includes all rod and reel rental, bait and tackle. You will fish approximately 1 mile off the coast, where the ocean bottom drops off quickly to depths of up to 150 feet and the inside edge of the Gulfstream current provides perfect fishing conditions. On daytime trips, you will drift over the reefs, wrecks and rock piles of Fort Lauderdale, and fish for kingfish, tuna, mahi-mahi, wahoo, snapper, grouper, or whatever is biting. For added adventure, nighttime trips anchor up over a spot where the crew chum the water for snapper and grouper. Everything is included in the price; just bring along any food and drink you like. This is a fun trip for novice and experienced anglers, and the crew is there to help you 1-on-1 for the entire trip.

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Miami: Everglades Park Fan-Boat Tour and Animal Presentation

2. Miami: Everglades Park Fan-Boat Tour and Animal Presentation

Visit the Everglades, the largest national park in the USA, and discover a unique ecosystem with diverse flora and fauna. The Everglades National Park is home to more than 120 different species of trees, more than 300 species of birds, and countless snakes in the largest tropical wetlands in the world. Have the chance to see turtles, brown bears, foxes, and the Florida panther as well as numerous native tribes. The highlight of your trip is the speedy ride on an airboat. See crocodiles and alligators that only share a habitat in Florida, then learn more about these fascinating animals with an exciting animal show.

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Everglades Eco Adventure: 2-Hour Sawgrass Recreation Park

3. Everglades Eco Adventure: 2-Hour Sawgrass Recreation Park

Explore the beautiful Everglades and discover the variety of wildlife in the area. Start your adventure with a 30-minute airboat tour of the Florida Everglades. Visit the reptile, exotic wildlife, and "swamp" yard exhibits. Your tour will be guided by experienced captains who will tell you tales during the tour of how the Seminole and the Florida panther once coexisted in this lush wilderness. You will also catch a glimpse of endangered wildlife as you skim across the glassy water.  Your adventure will include a visit to the Exotic Wildlife exhibit, which strives to educate and enlighten the public about endangered species such as the Florida panther, leopards, wolves, and even some surprise smaller mammals. A separate organization brings a variety of animals to the park each day to visit and the handlers are happy to answer any questions about these gentle animals. Take a walk on the wild side back in time with an original dinosaur – the Florida alligator. The reptile exhibit features dozens of species both native and exotic to Florida. Along with the friendly turtles and iguanas, you can learn about Cannibal – the 1,000-pound alligator. The handlers are happy to demonstrate how these animals live and survive in the wild. There is also a variety of monitors and rescued exotic snakes, and you will also have the chance to hold a baby alligator.

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Fort Lauderdale: Party Bike Bar Crawl

4. Fort Lauderdale: Party Bike Bar Crawl

Hop on the party bike and enjoy a 2-hour bar crawl to three bars around Las Olas, an activity perfect for both solo travellers and groups. Las Olas is known for its stunning Yachts murals, trendy art galleries, and lively bar scene. Enjoy the music as your pilot guides you around the Las Olas district as you visit 3 local hotspots. A souvenir cup is included so you can bring your drink from the bars back onto the party bike.

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Fort Lauderdale: Jungle Queen Sightseeing Cruise

5. Fort Lauderdale: Jungle Queen Sightseeing Cruise

Board the riverboat at the Bahia Mar Yachting Center and embark on a 1.5-hour, fully narrated cruise. Explore Fort Lauderdale, the Venice of America, sailing along the historic New River. Marvel at Millionaire's Row, home to the city's rich and famous, and the spectacular mega-yachts. Enjoy soft drinks, beer, wine, cocktails, and snacks, which are available for purchase on board. Cruises sail in all weather conditions – rain or shine. Take in views of the city’s skyline, the world-famous Pier 66, Florida's White House, the Stanahan House (the oldest house in Fort Lauderdale), and gator country.

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Fort Lauderdale: Private Scenic Helicopter Tour

6. Fort Lauderdale: Private Scenic Helicopter Tour

Admire the sights of Fort Lauderdale from a birds-eye perspective on a scenic helicopter flight. Enjoy the views of everything the city and the surrounding cities of Miami and Miami Beach have to offer, from famous buildings and mansions to boats and ocean wildlife. If it’s your lucky day, see sharks, turtles, rays, manatees, and more while flying over the ocean, near the shoreline. Fly over downtown Fort Lauderdale and head to the shoreline, passing by Dania Beach, Hollywood Beach, Sunny Isles, and Haulover Beach. Then cross through the bay around Haulover, to Downtown Miami, Miami Port, Star Island, and Miami Beach before heading back north.

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Florida: 1-Hour Everglades Airboat Ride and Nature Walk

7. Florida: 1-Hour Everglades Airboat Ride and Nature Walk

Benefit from pickup at your hotel or other location in the Greater Fort Lauderdale and Miami-Dade County area, and then travel by brand new sprinter-style vehicle to Everglades National Park. Appreciate the natural beauty of the area, and learn about its ecological importance. Join a naturalist guide on 2 different nature walks to learn about 3 different ecosystems of the park. Walk through a tropical hardwood hammock to admire the mature trees and beautiful plants and wildlife. Then, drive to the launch site of your 1-hour airboat ride, and glide through the grasses to see wild alligators up close in their natural environment. Visit an historic Miccosukee Indian village, exclusive to the airboat company, and learn about their special customs and way of life. Head back to your hotel at the end of your exhilarating airboat tour, better acquainted with the real Florida.

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Fort Lauderdale: Flamingo Gardens Entry Ticket

8. Fort Lauderdale: Flamingo Gardens Entry Ticket

Experience a taste of tropical Florida as soon as you enter Flamingo Gardens with a jungle of tropical trees, plants, and over 1,000 orchids. Enjoy a wildlife encounter show presented three times a day, watch playful river otters, and meet some of the animals protected by the sanctuary, such as Josh, a native black bear. Take a narrated 30-minute tram tour through the back 50 acres and experience three different ecosystems, as well as the largest cycad collection in the United States. Stay on the tram the entire time or disembark to discover the Wetlands, the Cycad Garden, the Native Plant Walkway, the Wildflower Garden or the Mango Grove. Visit the Birds of Prey Center, and walk through a half-acre aviary with over 250 wetland birds native to Florida. Step into the past in the historic Wray Home Museum, built in 1933, and stop in the gallery for different shows and exhibits. Tour guides are always present to help you get a taste of old Florida history. In the summer of 2020 — from June 6 until September 13, 2020 — see the award-winning “Nature Connects” exhibit created with over 1.6 million LEGO pieces. The summer of 2021 will host David Rogers' Big Bugs exhibit, a must-see for lovers or art and nature.

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Key West: Day Trip from Fort Lauderdale w/ Activity Options

9. Key West: Day Trip from Fort Lauderdale w/ Activity Options

Experience the southernmost city in the US, Key West. On this day-long adventure, you will explore the many sights, shops and restaurants in Key West, all the while soaking in the Caribbean feel of the city. Beginning bright and early, you will be picked up at "Four Points by Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Airport" by your professional bilingual driver. En route to Key West, you will cross 42 bridges and hop 32 islands. Upon arrival in Key West, you will be enchanted by the colourful atmosphere, street artists and outdoor cafes. This day trip is perfect for travellers who like to do their own thing. You will have approximately 6 hours, from 12:00h to 18:00h to explore all that Key West has to offer. There are plenty of interesting and entertaining things to do in Key West, including visiting the Hemingway House, taking a trolley or train tour, going on a kayaking eco-adventure or enjoying a dolphin-watching cruise. These are only a few of the many possibilities. No pre-arranged activities are set during this time, so you can have the freedom to create the day on your own. If you do only one thing in Key West, a visit to Mallroy Square is a must. It is a place where many gather for a never-planned, always unique, daily celebration. Mallory Square is located by the historic waterfront. Key West is a beautiful, historic and culturally unique place with so much to see and do that you might just have trouble making up your mind!

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Miami: Go City Explorer Pass - Choose 2 to 5 Attractions

10. Miami: Go City Explorer Pass - Choose 2 to 5 Attractions

Activities, attractions, and tours included with the Miami Explorer pass: • Hop-on Hop-off Big Bus Miami: 1-Day All Loops Tour• Miami Seaquarium• Duck Tours South Beach• Lion Country Safari• Island Queen Millionaire's Row Sightseeing Cruise• Bike and Roll: Full-Day Bike Rental• Jet Boat Miami• Everglades Alligator Farm and Airboat• The Official Art Deco Walking Tour• Zoo Miami • Fort Lauderdale Glass Bottom Boat and Snorkeling Option• Gator Park Airboat Tour• Big Bus Miami: Night Tour• Sawgrass Recreation Park Everglades Airboat Adventures• Cycle Party Miami Wynwood Tour• Key Largo Glass Bottom Boat Cruise• Conch Tour Train• Island Safari Bike Rental• ARTECHOUSE Miami• Sunset Watersports Key West Snorkel Dip and Sip• Sunset Watersports Key West 2 Hour Kayak Rental• Sunset Watersports Paddle Board Rental• Salsa Mia: Sip, Savor, Salsa• Miami Water Sports (1 hr Kayak or Stand Up Paddleboard)• Key West Aquarium• Truman Little White House• Key West Shipwreck Treasure Museum The Miami Explorer Pass offers you a selection of many must-see attractions, museums to visit, and tours to enjoy at a single, low prepaid price. Save as much as 40% compared to buying separate attraction tickets. Choose to visit the Seaquarium, Miami Zoo, or hop on a Big Bus Miami tour for the day. You might choose an Everglades Tour from Miami or a South Beach Duck Tour. Plus, there are many more possibilities to choose from in Miami, Key West, and Fort Lauderdale.

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What people are saying about Fort Lauderdale

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 96 reviews

The crew was amazing. It was a fun night! If only I can show you videos but I’ll keep that to ourselves for now.

GREAT staff on the bus ride dwn and back. So much to do in key west

The tour was just the right length and the guide was knowledgeable.

Nice people, enjoyable activity, great guide, great bartenders

the hosts are very friendly. I really liked the experience.