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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
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09:00 - 17:00
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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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Great sunset cruise!

It turned out my wife and I were the only ones aboard for this cruise on a Saturday evening. It was our 2nd sunset cruise on the Pirates Choice. Captain Dave was great! Very... read more

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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It turned out my wife and I were the only ones aboard for this cruise on a Saturday evening. It was our 2nd sunset cruise on the Pirates Choice. Captain Dave was great! Very personable, knowledgeable, and informative. Once we were out of the canal and in the open water, he let me be at the helm which was a... More 

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Tour was nice slow moving through the canal and out into the ocean . Learned how the boat made it to Key Largo . My wife enjoyed the fact that Katherine Hepburn sat in this boat as well as Humphrey Bogart . Nice little trip worth taking .

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Decent cruise on board a great piece of Americana. Could have been better, but the historical info was sort of tiredly passed along and the binders with photos that were meant for sharing were falling apart. Needs a bit of a revamp. Captain was knowledgeable, though things were made uncomfortable for a while when he brought up his thoughts of... More 

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If you love old movies and nostalgia, this is a boat ride you don't want to miss. Board the original African Queen that starred in the movie of the same name along with Humphrey Bogart and Katherine Hepburn, and set sail down the canal and out into the Atlantic. Your Captain will tell you all about the boat and give... More 

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We really enjoyed our ride on the historic African Queen boat, complete with a history lesson and nice calm tour of the canal and ocean.

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Cadiz, Kentucky
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Had a great time. Our guide was great. Full of information, the history of the boat and information about the making of the movie. It doesn't take a lot of time so was easy to squeeze in from our drive down to Key West from.

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At first I was confused I thought it was about the New York subway but it's not its a boat and a fun one at that. Nice Sunset Cruise we had a good time.

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Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The African Queen is one of my all time favorite movies so when we were in the keys and found out the original boat was in Key Largo we made it our number one visit. We were not disappointed. For me it was thrilling to not only see the boat but to board her. Captain Michael gave us a very... More 

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Gary, Indiana
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed this excursion.We came to Key Largo out of Key West to ride about four years ago to ride,but it was raining that day.It was worth the wait.We saw beautiful yaughts in the canal,and the captain was very informative about the boats' relation to the movie.I hope none of the other passengers noticed my tears thinking about me... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like movie history, this is a nice attraction in Key Largo. Tour down the canals in the original African Queen and experience the history of the vessel. The captain (Michael) was very friendly and told all kinds of movie anekdokes. If your not a big movie / Bogart fan, the tour is a bit pricy but otherwise you'll... More 

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