Island Queen Cruises

A nice boat tour in Miami is possible with Island Queen Cruises where you can see the luxury villas

Island Queen Cruises Miami
Island Queen Cruises Miami

If you want to make a nice boat tour in Miami then the provider Island Queen Cruises offers where there are several different tours that you can make.

Information about Island Queen Cruises

Surely you would like to make excursions and tours during your vacation in Miami so that you can see the top sights of the city. Certainly very interesting is always a boat tour to make where you have a very special view of the metropolis from the water. First you have to say that there are many providers that offer such a thing. But the best location and also departure possibility offers Island Queen Cruises.

The nice thing is that the boats depart directly from the Bayside Marketplace which is very convenient for tourists. Because there you will certainly stop by once because there are many beautiful stores. In principle, you walk practically directly past the pier and then you will certainly be curious about what you can do there exactly. In this article we have once summarized everything exactly how and where you can make this tour and whether it is worth it at all.

Miami Lady Boot
Miami Lady Boot

What tours are offered there

At Island Queen Cruises, different tours are offered for tourists to do. But certainly the most popular is the tour to the Millionaire Islands. This leads for example to Star Island, Hibiscus Island and Palm Island past where the rich and beautiful live in Miami. You will be amazed which luxury villas you can see there. Normally the islands are strictly closed off from prying eyes and you have no possibility to get there as a normal vacationer.

But on this tour, the boats pass directly by the island and so you get to see the expensive luxury villas there. Furthermore, you have the opportunity to take great photos. You can then show your relatives and acquaintances what it all there. By the way, many celebrities live on the islands, such as Gloria Estefan, Jennifer Lopez, or Julio Iglesias.

How long is the tour to the Millionaire Islands

If you decide to go on this tour, you will be on the boat for about 90 minutes. In any case, it is very interesting and you can see a lot of the city. If you are lucky there is even a cruise ship in the harbor of the Port of Miami where you will pass very close to it. That is very impressive.

One comes certainly also very fast on the thought there once to drive along. Afterwards it goes on in direction Fisher Island where also many rich people live. You have to know that especially in Miami many wealthy people live who can afford it. As a tourist, you then have the opportunity to look past there once if you also do not have the necessary change.

A boat tour with Island Queen Cruises
A boat tour with Island Queen Cruises
Venetian Lady
Venetian Lady

Can you also take photos there

In any case, it is worth taking photos there on the tour with Island Queen Cruises. You get to see the city from a completely different way, and that from the water. Furthermore, you also have a great view of the skyline of Miami which is very impressive. Especially at night, this is always very beautifully illuminated and the skyscrapers flash in all possible colors.

The nice thing about this boat is that this is “open” and no glass pane is in between when you are on the upper deck. But if the weather is warm in Miami then you can sit in the lower deck where there is a glass pane in between. For the photos this is then not quite so nice, but this area is then also air-conditioned.

Prices for this tour

Now you might ask yourself how much the tour to the Millionaire Islands costs. A ticket for adults costs 28 US dollars and children pay a little less with 19 US dollars. But you can always benefit from promotions where you get the ticket a little cheaper. This is mostly possible in the low season when not so many tourists want to make this tour. But if it is high season in Miami then you will definitely not get a discount. Therefore, it is always crucial at what time of year you go there.

Miami Star Island
Miami Star Island
Fisher Island building
Fisher Island building

Where to book the ticket

It’s very easy and you can buy a ticket for Island Queen Cruises in our ticket store. There you are always on the safe side because you already have the ticket. Especially in the high season many tourists want to go there and then it can be that the tour is already fully booked. Furthermore, you still have the opportunity to do this at the box office.

But there can also form a queue. Certainly you do not want to spend your vacation in Miami waiting. We recommend to buy the ticket always in advance and to do this in the currency Euro. Then you have no problems with the exchange rate. Because on the spot in Miami you have to pay in US dollars of course what you can imagine.

When are the departure times of the boats

In any case you should know that a tour is only possible at certain times. The boats of Island Queen Cruises leave daily from 10:30 AM, 11:00 AM, 12:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM, 5:00 PM, 6:00 PM and also 7:00 PM. In principle, you can say that they are on the road every hour. If you do not have a reservation then you can always try it spontaneously at the box office if there are still a few seats free. Otherwise it can be that you have to wait for the next boat.

Address and where is the pier of Island Queen Cruises

This is very easy and you only have to go to the Bayside Marketplace with your rental car. There you also have the possibility to park your car. From there you only have to go in the direction of the small marina and then you will see the boats of Island Queen Cruises. But it can happen that none of them is in the harbor. Then you can see them when you go to the ticket office. If you do not have a ticket, you can buy it there, or ask a question.

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