Intercoastal Waterway & La Olas Blvd. Tours
During the motor tour, you'll see the boutiques, galleries, and cafes along La Olas Blvd., then your boat tour will take you sightseeing along “Millionaires Row,” where you'll see beautiful homes ans elegant yachts at Bahia Mar Marina and Hyatt Pier.
Price: Adults expect to pay around $70 through the cruise lines for 3.5 hour tours.
Booking Advice: These tours are rated as easy in terms of physical exertion. We do suggest looking at “Duck Tours” for a similar experience for about $32 at http://fortlauderdaleducktours.com/
Sawgrass Mills Mall
Transportation to and from brings you to the 2 and a half million square feet of Sawgrass Mills Mall, which is one of the largest shopping malls in America.
Price: Adults expect to pay from $40 to $45 for this 4 to 5.5 hour long excursion.
Booking Advice: These excursions are rated as easy in terms of physical exertion. If you'd rather enjoy a city tour that permits shopping along the way, we do suggest Fort Lauderdale's Hop On/Hop Off Bus Tours which start at $32. For more information, you might want to check out http://fortlauderdaleducktours.com/
Intercoastal Waterway by Yacht
Fort Lauderdale is sometimes referred to the “Yachting Capital of the World,” and one way to explore this city is on one. A yacht takes along the Intercoastal Waterway so you can sip champagne and enjoy the sites in style!
Price: Adults expect to pay around $140 for this 3 hour excursion.
Booking Advice: These excursions are rated as easy in terms of physical exertion. Cruise line prices are OK, but if you just want to SEE the yachts and sip champagne later, recommend looking at what online 3rd party tours are offering, such as this $20 per adult tour at http://www.carriebcruises.com/
Everglades Airboat Tours
Explore the Florida Everglades (well, a portion of them) on this tour. No one guarantees sightings of wildlife, but alligators and birds do make an appearance on this tour in nature.
Price: Adults expect to pay from $52 to $70 for 4 to 4.5 hour tours that will include a 30 minute airboat ride.
Booking Advice: These excursions are rated from easy to moderate in terms of physical exertion. Tickets for an airboat ride per adult can go for as low as $17.50 at Sawgrass Recreational Park, but you'll have to arrive at transportation to and fro. For more information, contact the park online at http://evergladestours.com/airboatrides/daytimeairboatrides.html
South Beach Tours
South Beach is most assuredly a major entertainment destiny. On this tour, you'll have opportunity to stroll down Ocean Beach avenue and taken in any number of the 800 deco buildings in the area. You'll also see Collins Avenue, more commonly known as Millionaires Row, before heading off to the pedestrian mall on Lincoln Road.
Price: Adults expect to pay around $50 for this 5 hour tour.
Booking Advice: Considering the transportation to and from, this isn't a bad deal, but if you want to just take in the sights at South Beach for about $35, and your transportation to and from is not a problem, we suggest those “Duck Tours” at http://www.ducktourssouthbeach.com/