Boat Rentals

Destin is home to the most beautiful beaches in the world and the most amazing emerald green water of the Gulf of Mexico. Along with the almost tropical Gulf waters we have the beautiful Choctawhatchee Bay, which encompasses some 30 miles from end-to-end and up to 6 miles across. The bay and all of its bayous and rivers are ideal environment for boating, fishing, paddle boarding, kayaking and more. Don’t worry if you don’t own a boat…there are a number of rental options available for you to help you enjoy our incredible water ways and coastlines.

Pontoon Boat Rentals FAQ's

There’s truly no better way to enjoy the emerald green waves and sunny skies of the beautiful Destin coast than by getting out and enjoying the sandbar at Crab Island or the amazing Choctawhatchee Bay with a pontoon boat rental. If you’re looking for a way to immerse yourself fully in the beautiful outdoors of the Sunshine State. Below we answer a few questions you may have about renting and operating a Pontoon Boat here in Destin.

Where can we take our boat?

You can safely operate your Pontoon Boat in and around Destin Harbor, Destin East Pass, Choctawhatchee Bay, and of course, the famous Crab Island. You cannot take the Pontoon out into the Gulf of Mexico.

How old do you have to be to operate and rent a Pontoon Boat?
The person who books the pontoon boat must be at LEAST 18 years old have a valid driver’s license & credit card. Those who were born on or after Jan. 1, 1988, can operate the boat but are required to take a Florida Boaters Test. If you were born before Jan 1, 1988, you do not need this license. This test can be administered upon arrival for $3.

What am I permitted to bring with me on the Pontoon Boat?
We recommend that you bring with you:
Towels – Coolers with Food & Drinks – Sunscreen – Water Toys – Weather Appropriate Attire –Sunglasses – Camera

You cannot bring: 
Glass bottles or items are strictly prohibited on the boat. Pets and grills are not allowed on boats.

How many people are permitted on the Pontoon Boat?

Most pontoon boat rentals in the area can hold up to 12 adults.

We have many options available for renting Pontoon Boats here in Destin. Click the button below to explore these options.

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