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African Queen Canal Cruise

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Address: U.S. Hwy 1 at mile marker 100, Holiday Inn Docks, Key Largo, FL
Phone Number: +1 305-451-8080
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Mon 09:00 - 18:00
Tue - Sun 09:00 - 17:00
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In 2012 the iconic boat the African Queen was restored for her 100 year...

In 2012 the iconic boat the African Queen was restored for her 100 year centennial celebration. In May 2012 she once again began plying the waters of Key Largo and currently offers canal and dinner cruises. We go out daily at 10am, 12am, 2pm, 4pm and 6pm. On Fridays and Saturdays at 6pm we offer a dinner cruise to the Pilot House Marina where passengers disembark and enjoy dinner in the restaurant before boarding the vessel once again to return to the Marina Del Mar. Dinner and lunch cruises are also available on request for groups of at least 4 people.

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Don't miss this movie fans!

This event was a treat. Everyone in Key Largo was friendly and relaxed. This was our first trip to the Keys and my husband wanted to check this out since the early planning of our... read more

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Lithia Springs, Georgia
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Lithia Springs, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This event was a treat. Everyone in Key Largo was friendly and relaxed. This was our first trip to the Keys and my husband wanted to check this out since the early planning of our trip. If you are a classic movie fan. Don't miss it. The captain shows some interesting pictures, tells some tales and will even snap neat... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful afternoon cruise in the canal. Staff very friendly and knowledgeable about the boat and movie.

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Wildomar, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fun little canal cruise. People at the ticket booth were very friendly and helpful and provided a lot of information about the African Queen and even suggested a great restaurant for lunch.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I spent a few days in Fort Lauderdale and Key Largo after having been on a cruise. A trip on this historic vessel was one of the highlights of our holiday. Being one of the baby boomers myself and living in Africa made this a ‘must do’ during our visit. Before sailing we were given some good... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

For anyone who loved the movie, this is a treat. Great history of the boat and the movie (and general conversation, too) from our terrific captain, Brian. The best part: each of us got to steer the African Queen as we chugged out to Florida Bay and back.

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Real steam engine chugging down the canals and out into the Atlantic. You can actually imagine being back in time. Wonderful captain and great crew mates to talk with. Once in a lifetime experience and worth the price.

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Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Booked the "dinner cruise" even though I thought it was overpriced...but it has been my husband's dream to ride on the African Queen for years, so Merry Christmas! It turned out to be a delightful cruise, come and going from the restaurant. Loved going in the channels and looking at the houses, marinas, etc....and our meal was delicious! All in... More 

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked the trip before coming away so had chance to watch 'The African Queen' first. It made the trip even more interesting. It was an enjoyable trip anyway, cruising along the waterways and seeing Key Largo from a different angle but to be sitting on a piece of history made it even more special. Our guide talked about the... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The African Queen was a fantastic experience! Not a thrill ride, but if you love Bogey then this is a must do. The Captain was friendly and informative. He let me take the Helm! We had a few Beers and talked with the other passengers about the movie. What a great time.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky enough to have a private cruise. My husband and I alone with our guide Richard, I had recently watched the movie African Queen on Netflix so I was very familiar with the story. It was so cool traveling in this piece of history and hearing how the African Queen ended up in Key Largo ( the name... More 

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