They’re back! Free water trolleys return to Fort Lauderdale for hopping between restaurants, bars, and more

The Riverwalk Water Trolley has returned to Fort Lauderdale (Courtesy of The Riverwalk Water Trolley)

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Free boat trolleys have returned to downtown Fort Lauderdale’s New River after nearly a year of being out of service due to the pandemic.

The Riverwalk Water Trolley, which is managed by the City of Fort Lauderdale, links visitors and residents in Fort Lauderdale to some of the most popular bars and restaurants along Las Olas, and even museums and parks — all at zero cost.

According to the City of Fort Lauderdale, they just restarted their service on March 12 after near a year on hiatus.

The trolley has eight stops, four on each side of New River, and runs daily from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. To order a trolley, simply call 954-TROLLEY to request a pick-up.

For more information on the trolley, or to find out how to hop on one yourself, click here.


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