The Blue Discovery Eco Tour takes place on the 4th Saturday of each month on the Pink Water Shuttle. This riveting eco tour is 2 hours long and fully narrated by local Marine Biologist, Paola Espitia. Tour time is from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM with boarding taking place right in front of the Briny Irish Riverfront Restaurant located on Riverwalk in Downtown Fort Lauderdale. Small-Group Tour is limited to a maximum of 15 travelers.
From manatees and mangrove forests to pirate lore and modern day mega-ships, Ft. Lauderdale’s waterways are rich with natural, historical, and cultural significance. Dive deeper into what really makes Ft. Lauderdale so unique. Join local marine biologist and photographer, Paola Espitia, M.Sc. aboard the Water Shuttle for the Blue Discovery Eco Tour. At 10:00 AM, we depart from Riverwalk, right in front the Briny Irish Riverfront Restaurant. You will cruise South down the Intracoastal Waterway, past the Nova Southeastern University Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography, to the Port Everglades Seaport and the Mangrove Forests which make up the edges of Dr. Von D Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park in Dania Beach. On the Return trip, you will make a brief stop at the State Park to explore Whiskey Creek and enjoy a cold beverage at the BG Whiskey Creek Hideout. The tour then returns to Riverwalk at Riverfront Plaza for disembarking.