Crossing the New River (FOR FREE!) is now easier than ever with the new Riverwalk Water Trolley, brought to you by the Downtown Fort Lauderdale Transportation Management Association (DFLTMA) in partnership with the City of Fort Lauderdale and Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale.
Where Does the Riverwalk Water Trolley Stop?
The Riverwalk Water Trolley’s zig zag route will get you across the New River in 5 minutes or less and stops at eight different points along the south and north banks of the river.
Stops on the NORTH side of the New River
- Esplanade Park
- Riverfront Plaza
- Huizenga Plaza
- Laura Ward Riverwalk Plaza
Stops on the SOUTH side of the New River
- Smoker Park
- South Andrews Business District East
- South Andrews Business District West
- Tarpon River
The Riverwalk Water Trolley is just like waiting for a bus. Just wait at one of the eight designated stops and the Water Trolley will be by to pick you up shortly and take you to your destination. The estimated wait time at any stop is 20 to 30 minutes.
Yes! Simply download Sun Trolley’s award winning Tracker App to track the Riverwalk Water Trolley in real-time.
Daily from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 to 11 p.m.
Thanks to a generous grant from the City of Fort Lauderdale, passenger service on the Water Trolley is FREE.
Absolutely! The 48-seat Water Trolley is wheelchair accessible.
Yes! The Riverwalk Water Trolley operates on a diesel electric engine.
Of course – bike stows are available!
Yes, as long as they are on a leash.
Hear all about the Riverwalk Water Trolley on a special segment on South Florida Journal Online Radio HERE!