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All You Can Eat BBQ Dinner and Show at Tropical Isle with Sightseeing Cruise

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Join us for an entertaining and relaxing fully narrated cruise down the "Venice of America," Fort Lauderdale's historic New River. See Millionaire's Row with homes of the Rich and Famous, spectacular Mega Yachts, and sights beyond belief. The cruise takes you to our own tropical isle where you will feast on an all you can eat barbecue baby back ribs, chicken and peel and eat shrimp dinner with all the fixins' whilst enjoying Live entertainment. After dinner, you will be treated to an entertaining, exciting and laugh out loud variety show in our Amphitheater. Be sure to take a few minutes to tour our beautiful tropical isle with lush foliage, exotic animals, and yummy soft serve ice cream at our gift shop. Don't forget to visit our gift shop before you leave. At the end of the evening you will board the ship for a beautiful and serene ride back down the New River to the Bahia Mar Yachting Center.
  • Save money by combining a cruise with dinner and a show 
  • Enjoy an all-you-can-eat dinner to really get your money’s worth 
  • Comedy show is appropriate for all ages; perfect for families 
  • Stop at a tropical island for stunning views you wouldn’t see from the shore
What to Expect
On the evening of your Fort Lauderdale riverboat cruise, head down to the Bahia Mar Yachting Center. Turn in your paper voucher at check-in, and board the boat. Pick a seat and get comfortable as you set out on the New River. Pass by Millionaire’s Row on your way to Jungle Queen Tropical Isle. On the island, soak in views while you enjoy an all-you-can-eat menu of shrimp, chicken, and ribs. You can purchase alcoholic drinks (own expense) if you wish. During the cruise, watch a variety show that’s suitable for all ages. Your evening ends at the starting point, and you'll be back early enough that you can still take advantage of the city’s nightlife afterward.
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Departure Point
Bahia Mar Yachting Center, 801 Seabreeze Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316, USA
Departure Time
6:00 PM
  • Fully narrated cruise down the "Venice of America," Fort Lauderdale's New River
  • Dinner - All you can eat barbecue baby back ribs, chicken and peel and eat shrimp dinner with all the fixins'
  • America's Oldest Running Variety show
  • Restroom on board
  • Private transportation
  • Shop at our fabulous Gift Shop
  • Entry/Admission - Jungle Queen Tour - Fort Lauderdale
  • Entry/Admission - Jungle Queen Dinner
  • Gratuities
  • Alcoholic beverages and soft drinks (available for purchase on board and on island)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Parking Fees
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Maximum number of passengers is 385
  • All of the Jungle Queen boats are specially designed for sightseeing, pleasure, and have on-board rest room facilities.
  • Guests under 16 must be accompanied by an adult
  • Guests should arrive at the dock 45 minutes prior to sailing
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 4 days ago

For parents, the narrated tour down New River is informational and entertaining (if you like dated/silly jokes!). You will get to see the fancy summer homes of the rich and (kinda!) famous, plus learn a lot of about their yachts. The boat does have drinks---...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Fabrizio B, Manager at Jungle Queen Riverboats, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Completely agree! Our Dinner & Show Cruise is perfect for families, corporate outings, or even date night. Thank you so much for your review! #junglequeenvarietyshow

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cruise part of it was nice and the variety show was okay. However, the food was meh. The rolls tasted dry like those really cheap ones from the grocery stores. The ribs were cooked and then the bbq sauce was squirted on top of...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Fabrizio B, Manager at Jungle Queen Riverboats, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to send us your feedback. Our Baby Back Ribs and Chicken and the BBQ Sauce on them, were selected based on the comments we have received from thousands of guests over the years. We are not sure what dessert...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cruise on the riverboat was very nice. However, the crew needs to walk the boat during the tour. There was a couple with two toddlers hanging over the side of the boat. The food was ready and the staff was very attentive. I do...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the boat ride, BBQ, and variety show. The event is well organized. Food was ready once we arrived. The show was entertaining and I really enjoy the boat ride back, seeing all the expensive homes and boats. This is definitely a must do...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Fabrizio B, Manager at Jungle Queen Riverboats, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We love reading feedback like yours and knowing that our guests have had such an enjoyable experience! :) We are glad that you checked something off of your 'must do list', and for recommending Jungle Queen to those who want to have a fun experience!...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice experience the whole evening. It was meant to be a fun evening and it fulfilled that. Good food, Interesting boat ride and lively entertainment. Next time i would take a seat cushion, the benches were low and Hard, but a good time was...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Fabrizio B, Manager at Jungle Queen Riverboats, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

An evening on a boat cruising #DownLasOlas, to a #PrivateIsle where you will enjoy and All You Can Eat BBQ and an amazing variety show... sounds like an evening well spent! :) Glad you had a very nice experience with Jungle Queen.

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Response from JoGOTravels | Reviewed this property |
I'm in my mid 50's and enjoyed it.
3 August 2019|
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Response from quiltinggranny |
The Jungle Queen Riverboat cruise is very well known in Fort Lauderdale. I am sure you would be able to find contact phone and email through their website. We just took taxi from our hotel to the boat. They don't have a... More
7 June 2019|
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Response from Pamela H | Reviewed this property |
The show is a variety style. Magic, puppets, stand up comedy. If the children are not interested, then walk back to the animals in displays or walk to the wharf to see the plants and trees. Some jokes were old, odd or not... More
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