There are so many beautiful things to see in Fort Lauderdale that it can be overwhelming trying to see it all on your own. Fortunately, there are numerous tours that conveniently show you all the best things Fort Lauderdale has to offer, minus the stress of planning. Whether you prefer to travel by boat, segway, or bike, there's a tour out there for you. Check out this list of the best sightseeing tours in Fort Lauderdale if you're looking for an educational and entertaining afternoon exploring one of Florida's most scenic and historic towns! 

Segway Fort Lauderdale

Ride around in style on a segway tour down the New River where you'll get to see stunning water views, mega yachts, and million-dollar homes! You'll be a segway pro within minutes with no prior experience necessary. A knowledgeable tour guide will give you fun facts about Fort Lauderdale along the way. Rated #6 out of 120 tours on, this one is sure to be a blast! 

Fort Lauderdale Airboat Rides

Enjoy a private, customized tour of the Everglades, and whoever you book this tour with will be the only ones on the boat with you. Choose between one, two, and three-hour rides to perfectly fit your schedule. High-performance boats with comfortable cushioned seats, ear protection, and elevated platform seating make it easy to view the wildlife and landscape! Enter the heart of the Everglades with captains who are native to the area and have more than 30 years of experience.

BlueFoot Pirate Adventures

This adventure is perfect for the whole family! Kids will enjoy lessons in pirate slang and face painting before the pirate ship's departure. Discover a secret message in a bottle and join the search for the key to treasure lost at sea. You'll leave with a bag of booty, an official pirate certificate, and memories that will last a lifetime! Bluefoot also hosts birthday parties, booze cruises, and group field trips, so their pirate adventures are perfect no matter what crowd you bring. 

Bumble Bee Bike Tours

This two-and-a-half bike tour allows you to take a leisurely trip around Downtown Fort Lauderdale. The bike and helmet as well as and sunscreen are provided to all riders, and there's even a gelato stop! Learn about the history and architecture of Fort Lauderdale while having fun and getting in some exercise! 

Cycle Party

Take a one-hour sightseeing city tour that feels more like a party on wheels! You and your friends pedal to keep the bike moving while an educated driver gives you historical facts and suggestions for things to do in the area. At $29 a person, this is the perfect way to see Fort Lauderdale from a fun, active perspective. 


Take a ride in an eco-friendly, electric boat and cruise down the Fort Lauderdale waterways. Hire a captain to give you an informative tour or take a self-tour with friends! The boat can accommodate 12 adults without creating noise or fumes, so you can take in the beautiful Fort Lauderdale water views without harming the environment. 

Coastal Yacht Tours

If you want a more intimate tour of Fort Lauderdale, look no further than Coastal Yacht Tours. Be treated like royalty while you sip champagne on your own private sightseeing yacht cruise. The two-hour ride through the Intracoastal includes dinner, views of million-dollar homes, and a ride around the famous Bahia Mar yachting complex. 

Florida Revealed

Take a small group cultural tour around Fort Lauderdale offered in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, or French. There are half or full-day walking tours that will teach you about local art, history, architecture, and landmarks. You'll even get to visit the oldest hotel in the city, but watch out—it's rumored to be haunted!

Maybe you're a tourist visiting Fort Lauderdale and looking to learn about a new city, or a local wanting to experience their hometown from a new perspective. Either way, one of the best sightseeing tours in Fort Lauderdale is sure to meet your needs and teach you something you never knew about this gorgeous city. Book a tour, grab some friends, and go exploring!

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