Miami River Cruises
Ladies and gentleman, we are excited to be offering Miami River cruises through the HistoryMiami. Our Miami River cruises will take you throughout the Miami River while Dr. Paul George explains its wonderful history including the Tequesta Indians, Julia Tuttle, Henry Flagler, the Miami Circle and the cargo district which makes Miami a truly working river.
You will learn about the entire history of the Miami River and see how the river is undergoing a complete transformation as dozens of condominiums, hotels and buildings are popping up along the banks of the river making it the place to be in the near future. This special Miami River cruise navigates the entire 5.5-mile long navigable river.
Our modern yachts, the Island Queen, the Island Lady and the Pink Lady, offer the utmost in comfort and style for up to 140 passengers. Each vessel features an air-conditioned lower salon, enclosed in picture windows, as well as an upper-deck where you may take in the fresh ocean breeze and an awning will protected you from direct sunlight and light seasonal showers. Don't forget to purchase your favorite soft drink, cocktail or light snack from our full cash bar.
Please arrive at our ticket booth 30 minutes prior to departure to receive your boarding passes. Island Queen Cruises is located inside Bayside Marketplace through the main entrance straight to the water. Our ticket booth is located near the music stage in the center of the mall and next to a sixteen foot hanging shark.
Miami River Schedule
- Boarding Time: 8:45am to 9:00am
- Cruising Time: 9:00am to 11:30am
- Please arrive 30 minutes prior to the cruise departure.
- Available on select dates only
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- Private River Cruises
Private Miami River cruises are available for $1600 dollars but include limitations and time restrictions. These private Miami River cruises depart at 9:30am - 11:30am which includes 15 minutes to board and 15 minutes to disembark. The private sightseeing cruises include 1 1/2 hour cruising plus a full cash bar, food not included with cruise and outside catering not allowed. Please contact our main office at 305.379.5119 ext. 2001 to make special reservations.
The Miami River Cruise departs from the middle of Bayside Marketplace next to Tradewinds Bar and Grill at 401 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, Fl 33132.