Boasting a 10-kilometre stretch of open beach, Fort Lauderdale is perfect for sun seekers. From golf to tennis, deep-sea fishing to horse racing, and Butterfly World gardens to Atlantic Boulevard and Beach Promenade, activity in Ft. Lauderdale is limited only by your imagination.
Take an old fashioned riverboat cruise on the New River in Fort Lauderdale, where you'll be treated to an all-you-can-eat shrimp and barbecue dinner followed by a hilarious variety review stage show.
For a truly special Florida Everglades airboat tour, splash out on a private airboat ride at Sawgrass Recreation Park. You'll see Florida gators and other native animals, plus visit exclusive Everglades locations that the regular tours miss.
Take a day trip from Fort Lauderdale to Key West to enjoy a fun Caribbean atmosphere, street artists, outdoor cafés and more. Key West's leafy and lively streets have plenty to offer! Get out on the water on a glass-bottom boat ride, snorkeling cruise or parasailing adventure, or see the attractions on dry land on the Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour or the Conch Train.
Make the most of your time in Fort Lauderdale by taking a tour of this vibrant city and discovering for yourself why it is considered to be the 'Venice of America'.
While in Fort Lauderdale, take a day trip to either the Aventura Mall or Sawgrass Mills, where you can shop hundreds of designer shops.
If you're looking for a fun, educational adventure that's perfect for the whole family, then a half-day Everglades tour is perfect for you. On a narrated tour from Ft Lauderdale, learn about the Everglades' ecosystems and animals from your entertaining naturalist guide. Enjoy an exciting airboat ride through marshes and swamps in search of wildlife and then get up close during a live alligator show where you get to hold a real one!
A valid Canadian passport is required for Canadians intending to visit the United States. The passport should be valid for at least the expected duration of stay in the country. For all other nationalities, consult your consulate or tourist board for details. You can also visit http://www.voyage.gc.ca/ for up-to-date information.
Most shops are open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday to Friday; and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday.
The official currency is the US dollar.
Banks are generally open from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday. Some banks open on Saturdays with reduced hours of operation. There are several major chains and branches of all banks and ATM's are available throughout the city. Major credit cards are very widely accepted.
Most hotel and restaurant bills include a service charge. Make sure you check the bill to avoid tipping twice. Where a service charge is not included in a restaurant, or for a taxi driver, tour guide or other service provider, it is customary to leave a tip of 10%-15% of the bill.
110V, same as Canada