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Miami on a Water Taxi

March 11, 2013

South Florida consists of three counties namely the Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade. Miami is well connected to other parts of the United States with air, road and water. The city has 2 major airports, two seaports, three county-wide bus networks, which take care of the transport needs of the tourists’ as well as locals of the entire South Florida area. One of the rapid transport systems of Miami is the water taxi, which have grown many folds in the recent past. Along the coast line of the city you can find a number of water taxi operators that can take you to every corner of Miami via water.

Through a water taxi you can look around the different hotspots of Miami. Miami Beach Marina, which is also known as the South Beach is where you can go sailing, fishing or indulge in other water sports. You can even explore Miami from the beach and visit the Art Deco Historic District, which consists of astonishing historical architectural buildings. And, if your idea of fun is partying then try the bars and night clubs in the area.

Bayside Marketplace offers a great location for shopping lovers. Along with shopping for different world-renowned international brands in the stores, you can enjoy some scrumptious food in any of the many cafes and restaurants here.

However, before confirming you ticket in a particular water taxi it is best to check with the provider about their schedule. This will be helpful as every water taxi provider has different timings and ports they run their water taxi to. So, you don’t want to board a water taxi, which will not cover your desired destination in Miami.

To ensure that the passengers don’t shell out too much money on commuting, some water taxi providers offer half day pass, full day pass, round trip, one way trip tickets, resident passes and even family discount passes for travelers boarding the water taxi with their families. At times, the service providers come up with different deals and even provide tickets to different Miami’s attraction at discount rates.

Apart from the regular facility of a taking the passenger to fixed location in Miami, a number of water taxi in the city also offer charter service. With the capacity to conveniently seat as many as 40 passengers in one go the water taxi tours can be chartered for duration according to your need. You can thus organize pre wedding party, DJ night, corporate team building event and a lot more by hiring such a water taxi. If need be, the water taxi operators can even arrange for food freshly cooked for the event. They can make a customized sight-seeing plan also as per needs and a budget that can easily fit your pocket.

The adventure of sailing on a water taxi is surely not to be missed when you are visiting Miami. The pleasure of exploring the city in a pollution free environment without traffic blockages is something you will find mesmerizing.

Author's Bio: Tom Brown has written this article on Miami sightseeing, and water taxis. Visit Biscayne Xpress for more articles on Miami tours & Miami attractions.

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