City of Fort Lauderdale - Marine Facilities
City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida - Venice of America

Marine Facilities

Lush and tropical Fort Lauderdale, blessed with 165 miles of beautiful, navigable waterways, 3,000 hours of annual sunshine, seven miles of pristine beaches and soft ocean breezes, beckons you for your next port-of-call.

The Intracoastal Waterway is lined with marinas, waterfront restaurants, and nightspots, and the world's largest in-water boat show is also held annually in Fort Lauderdale.

Fort Lauderdale has a strong tradition as a marine community. Beginning with early settlements and boatyards along the New River, to hosting the world’s largest international boat show, learn more about Fort Lauderdale’s proud heritage as The Venice of America PDF File.

New River Marina


Our waterways feature municipal docking and anchorage at competitive rates. Fort Lauderdale has three marine facilities:

These facilities are conveniently located in various hubs of the City, including the Intracoastal waterway, New River/Cooley’s Landing, and Riverwalk, which is a linear park following the New River. Plus, our City staff welcomes all boaters to our docking facilities and is available to make your stay memorable. Treat yourself to Fort Lauderdale!

Clean Marina Logo All three of our marine facilities have been designated "Clean Marinas."

Las Olas Marina


The Rate Schedule PDF File is available for download. You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed to view this document.

Beach and Ocean Conditions

Information about current beach and ocean conditions is available on our Ocean Rescue page. You can also view the live Fort Lauderdale Beach Cam.


For further information, questions or comments, please contact each facility directly at:

Main Office / New River
2 South New River Dr. East
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
(954) 828-5423 or
(800) FTL-DOCK
Monitor VHF Ch 9

Cooley’s Landing
450 S.W. 7th Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
(954) 828-4626
Monitor VHF Ch 9

Las Olas Marina
240 E. Las Olas Circle
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
(954) 828-7200
Monitor VHF Ch 16

Office Hours: Daily, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.