Type of Attraction: Historic Movie Prop
Highlights: The marina at the Holiday Inn Key Largo (Mile Marker 100) is home to the original boat used in the classic 1951 movie, The African Queen, which was directed by legendary director John Huston and starred Humphrey Bogart, Katherine Hepburn and Robert Morley. Built in Lytham, England, in 1912 for the East Africa British Railways company, she remained in service until 1968 and is today registered as a National Historic Site. Daily canal cruises and evening cruises are available.
Admission: Call ahead for prices.
Address: Holiday Inn Key Largo, Mile Marker 100, Key Largo, Florida
Phone Number: (305) 451-8080
Directions: Take the Overseas Highway to Mile Marker 100 in Key Largo.
African Queen Trivia: Humphrey Bogart won the only Oscar in his storied acting career for his memorable role as “Charlie Allnut” in The African Queen.