Venice of America-Lesson & Tour
THIS ACTIVITY GOES OUT 2x A DAY: 10AM AND 1PM. $99.00 Per Person Sunrise Paddleboard Guides twist and turn past Manors and Mangroves on this adventurous Journey around “Island City” incorporated in 1947. It is bordered on the north by the North Fork of the Middle River and the city of Oakland Park; to the south, the boundaries include the South Fork of the Middle River and the city of Fort Lauderdale; the westernmost boundary reaches Interstate 95; and the eastern terminus of the city limits extend to Federal Highway (US 1) and the Sunrise Paddleboard Showroom. Our Journey will start from our Middle River Showroom conveniently located on Federal Highway. We have free parking and a BBQ Restaurant (yes, they serve Beer and Wine) in case you build up an apatite or thirst. We often show a Quick Video for Mental Preparation. Your Guide will start off with some quick pointers and launch you in the Knee Position. Once you establish your able to steer and control the direction of the board; then you will be ready to Stand Up. The entire Voyage is great practice for First Timers as your Guide will provide Instructions along the way for those needing assistance or just give advice to improve your technique. Experienced Paddlers and Locals are equally Informed as we provide Demos of our Skills and Teach everyone how to Navigate are winding River. We welcome those who learn our Route’s and return with friends to ultimately lead they’re own expeditions on the same routes. Due to popular demand we highly suggest booking in advance. The New River offers incredible landscapes and scenery like nothing else in the world. World Famous Venice oF America Lesson and Tour 2The canals house Mega Yachts to the rich and famous and they dock at luxurious homes that can only be seen by river as many are inside of secured gated communities. Trip Advisor says the only way to travel the Intracoastal to really see things up close and personal is by Sunrise Paddle boards and we agree! That was our intention from day one and we couldnt be happier to have a 95% Excellent Customer Satisfaction rating from third party vendor surveys. Experiencing a relaxing journey from Fort Lauderdale’s Barrier Island to the Riverfront in Las Olas with professional and frindly guides is a once in a lifetime occurence for Tourist. However, you would be surprised to know how many locals repeat the Tour as it changes everyday. We navigate different routes each day based upon current, wind conditions, and other factors to make the the tour safe, fun, and inviting for all ages. World Famous Venice Of America Lesson and TourLook out for Manatees as we take you through a portion of the miles of navigable inland waterways that make up New River, winding past the palatial estates, multi-million dollar luxury yachts, and natural areas of Fort Lauderdale’s intracoastal and river system.Fort Lauderdale is known as the Yachting Capital of the World and hosts the largest International Boat Show in the world with over 3 billion dollars in private yachts. (Usually the last weekend in October or first weekend in November) Needless to say, paddle boarding is the best way to seem them! You may even glide your board from the small wakes as yachts and boats pass us and all while enjoying the beautiful Intracoastal Waterway system that stretches from Maine to Miami! Our port plays host to as many as 18 cruise ships in a day, sailing from Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to marquee destinations throughout the Caribbean. Two of the world’s largest and most advanced cruise ships, the Allure of the Seas and her sister ship Oasis of the Seas, also call our port home. Along the Tour, we can answer questions about things to do, places to visit, to shop or which of the many world-class dining restaurants to choose! Or you can just become one of our many sun-seekers from all over the world that come to Fort Lauderdale to do business, relax, and play! Here are just a few of the Rich & Famous Home and or Yachts that decorate our Intracoastal Waterways, Rivers, and Canals: Johnny Depp, Gene Hackman, Wayne Huizinga (Founder Waste Management, AutoNation, and Blockbuster), Scottie Pippen, Nick Nolte, Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, John X. Watson (CEO of Sunglass Hut), Johnny Weismuller, aka “TARZAN”, Barbara Mandrell, Tom Bodett (CEO of Motel 6), Any Given Sunday (Featured Movie with Cameron Diaz), Gloria Vanderbilt, Merv Griffen, Sonny and Cher, Cape Fear (Blockbuster Movie), Rick Hendrick (Nascar), Wendy Thomas (Dave Thomas, Founder of Wendy’s), Michael Mann (Shot last 5 Episodes of Miami Vice), John G. Stumpf (CEO of Wells Fargo), Easy Rider Magazine, Ralph Lauren Due to popular demand, we highly suggest booking in advance.
Duration:  2hrs 30mins - 3hrs 30mins
Venice of America-Lesson & Tour
This activity requires a minimum of 2 guests per tour. Be sure to invite friends and family as it will be a fun adventure for everyone! $125.00 Per Person Before Sunrise Paddleboards recruited any Instructors, the plan had already been studied for a full year and then we set out to find locals who had a passion to share the River with others. The Tour has already been selected “Best In Town” and in its first year has already had thousands of visitors with raving reviews. We are proud to be the creators of the Venice Of America Tour, which others have imitated, but never duplicated. The New River offers incredible landscapes and scenery like nothing else in the world.