Jungle Queen Riverboat, Bahia Mar Yacht Center, Fort Lauderdale; 954-462-5596; http://www.junglequeen.com. Evening sightseeing cruise with dinner and variety show departs nightly at 6 p.m. four hours; adults $39.95, children 2-12 years old $21.75. Daytime sightseeing cruises (three hours) depart at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.; adults $17.50, children $12.75. Holds over 500 people.

Carrie B. Harbor Tours, Las Olas Boulevard at Southeast Fifth Avenue, Fort Lauderdale; 954-768-9920; http://www.carriebcruises.com. Sightseeing cruises of the New River, Intracoastal Waterway and Port Everglades. Ninety-minute cruises depart at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. daily in season; Thursday through Monday starting June 1. Cost: Adults $19.95, children under 12 $12.95. Holds 300 passengers.

Fort Lauderdale Water Taxi, 954-467-6677; http://www.watertaxi.com. Hours vary, but run from mid-morning into the evening, seven days a week. This is a hop-on, hop-off tour; the full loop takes about three hours. The Fort Lauderdale taxi makes 14 stops along the New River and the Intracoastal Waterway, plus the Hollywood Water Taxi has three stops. Boats hold 26 to 200 guests. All-day ticket $20 for adults, $12 children 5 to 11, $16 seniors 65 and older; $10 after 7 p.m.


Robbie's Marina, Mile Marker 77.5 on Overseas Highway in Islamorada; 305-664-8070; http://www.robbies.com. Happy Cat, 43-foot catamaran makes sunset cruise of about 2 hours, 15 minutes, past Alligator Lighthouse, Indian Key, Shell Key every night at 6 p.m. Boat holds 30; complimentary champagne. Cost: $35 adults, $20 children.

Schooner Western Union, 202 William St., Key West; 305-292-1766; http://www.schoonerwesternunion.org. Sunset sail daily 7-9 p.m. on 130-foot boat that holds 76 passengers. Includes conch chowder and beverages; live music. Cost: $59 adults, $29 kids 4-12. Star-gazer cruises with an astronomer on board topoint out the stars and constellations; Friday-Saturday, 9:30-11 p.m; $49 adults, $19 kids 4-12.

Schooner Jolly II Rover, Departs from Conch Republic Seafood at the foot of Greene and Elizabeth Streets, Key West; 305-304-2235; http://www.schoonerjollyrover.com. 80-foot Caribbean coastal sailing ship; holds 50 passengers. Daily two-hour cruises at 1:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m. Cost: $49 for sunset sail, $29 for day sail.

Fury Water Adventures has three departure points in Key West, including Duval Street pier and the historic seaport off Elizabeth St; 305-294-8899; http://www.furycat.com. Glass-bottom boat cruises at noon, 2 p.m., 4 p.m.; $36 adults, $18 children. 360-foot catamaran (50 passengers) does two-hour sunset cruises that sail at 6:30 p.m. Cost: $37 for regular sunset sail (beverages included) $18.50 for children ages 6-12 ($16.65 online); Commotion on the Ocean (complimentary beverages, appetizers, live music) $49, $24.50 for children 6-12. Discounts if purchased online.

Cheeca Lodge Sunset Sail, 81801 Overseas Hwy., Mile Marker 82, Islamorada; 305-517-4451; http://www.cheeca.com/fishing-and-recreation/water(underscore)sports.cfm. Two-hour ride on 20-passenger pontoon boat; offered Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday at 6:30 p.m. Cost: $55.

Key Largo Princess, on U.S. 1 at Mile Marker 100, Holiday Inn Docks, Key Largo, 305-451-4655; http://www.keylargoprincess.com. Two-hour cruise on 70-foot, 129-passenger glass-bottom boat at 10 am, 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Cost: $30 adults, $17 children.

Sunny Days Catamaran, Key West Historic Seaport at the foot of Greene and Elizabeth Streets; 305-296-5556; http://www.sunnydayskeywest.com. Two hour narrated glass-bottom boat tour, includes views of coral reef; holds 100 people. Cruises at noon, 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Cost: Afternoon cruises $40 adults, $20 children 12 and under; sunset cruise $45 adults, $22.50 children.

Sebago Catamarans, Key West Historic Seaport at the foot of Greene and Elizabeth Streets; 305-294-5687; http://www.keywestsebago.com. Several catamarans and a schooner do two-hour afternoon (2 p.m.) and sunset (6:30 p.m.) cruises. Cost: $45-$49; discount for tickets purchased online in advance.

John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, Key Largo; 305-451-6315, 305-451-1621; http://www.pennekamppark.com. Glass-bottom boat cruises sail at 9 a.m., noon and 3 p.m. and last 2 1 / 2 hours. Boats hold 130 people. Cost: $24.95 adults, children12 and under $17.

Hawk's Cay Sunset Cruise, Hawks Cay Marina, Duck Key; 305-743-7000, ext. 3555; http://www.hawkscay.com. Sunset cruise departs at 6 p.m. and lasts 1 1 / 2 to 2 hours. Cost: $42.

Sunset Water Sports Key West, 201 William St.; 305-296-2554; http://www.sunsetwatersportskeywest.com. Two-hour sunset cruises, 149 people, sail at 6:30 p.m. Cost: $30.


Palm Beach Water Taxi: 561-683-TAXI; http://www.sailfishmarina.com. The taxi gives 90-minute tours starting from Sailfish Marina on Singer Island. Boats hold 26-49 people. Service to Clematis Street in West Palm Beach stopped temporarily due to construction in West Palm Beach. Cruises at 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Cost: Adults $28, children $14, children 3 and under free.

Delray Beach Cruises, 801 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach; 561-243-0686; http://www.delraybeachcruises.com. Two-hour narrated Intracoastal cruises, sunset and brunch cruises. Schedule varies. Cost: Daytime sightseeing cruises $22 adults, $19 children and seniors; brunch and sunset cruises $35 adults, $30 children.


Everglades National Park Boat Tours: Ten-Thousand Islands tour departs from the Gulf Coast Marina area in Everglades City; Whitewater Bay tours depart from Flamingo. Ten-Thousand Island tours are 90 minute rides narrated by a naturalist; depart every hour on the half hour starting at 9:30 a.m.; last tour at 5 p.m. Cost: $26.50 adults, $13.25 children. Mangrove tours, also narrated by a naturalist, are at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m and 3 p.m. Cost: $35 adults, $17.50 children. 239-695-2591; http://evergladesnationalparkboattoursgulfcoast.com/

From Flamingo, Florida Bay tours are at 10:30am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm, 4:45pm (Sunset Cruise). Back country tours are at 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m., and 4:30 p.m. Cost: Cost: $26.50 adults, $13.25 children. 239-695-2591; http://evergladesnationalparkboattoursflamingo.com/.