The crystal clear waters of the Emerald Coast beckon, and for over a decade locals and visitors alike have used Destin Vacation Boat Rentals to plan their excursions and water adventures.

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We are proud to offer multiple excursions for those who are seeking an experience beyond a boat rental. Whether you want to check out the famed Crab Island on a glass bottom boat excursion, sightsee for dolphins on a waverunner dolphin tour, seek the expertise and experience of a licensed charter boat captain aboard a fishing charter, or are looking to relax while taking in the sights at sunset on a sunset cruise, our excursions are sure to be the perfect addition for your Destin vacation!


Crab Island Excursions

The Crab Island Shuttle Boat is Destin’s most affordable Crab Island excursion, allowing you to visit Crab Island, Destin’s most popular summertime attraction, on your choice of 2.5 or 3 hour excursions aboard a glass bottom tour boat. Have a licensed captain and crew drive you out to the most popular boating hotspot on the Emerald Coast. Each seat on the tour boat directly faces the 25′ glass viewing area so you can explore underwater without leaving your seat on your way to Crab Island. You never know what you’ll see! Once there, you can swim, float, or wade around the sandbar and see all the things that make Crab Island one of the top things to do in Destin! Click here for more info on the Crab Island Shuttle Boat.

The Crab Island Adventure Tour is a 4-hour all-inclusive excursion stopping at both the Gulf Islands National Seashore and Crab Island, and includes unlimited paddleboarding, kayaking, inflatable water toys, snorkeling, and more. Guaranteed to wear you out! Click here for more information on the Crab Island Adventure Tour.

Captained Tiki Boat Booze Cruise

Cruise the Destin Harbor and Crab Island on a Captained Tiki Boat! Our Tikis accommodate up to 10 people and can be booked for a 4-hour half day, 8-hour full day, or a beautiful 2-hour sunset cruise. Bring your own drinks and embark on a tropical excursion that is guaranteed to be the best day of your vacation! Tiki Boat Cruises are perfect for bachelorette parties, family adventures, or just a relaxing day on the water. Click here for more information on our tiki boat booze cruises.

Dolphin Tours on Waverunners

Our 2 hour guided dolphin tours on waverunners are a must-do! You can enjoy cruising Destin’s waterways in search of dolphin while exploring the Destin coastline aboard a waverunner, offering you an up-close-and-personal experience that you can’t get on the larger tour boats. Click here for more information on our waverunner dolphin tours.

Fishing Charters

Our fishing charters get you out to where the fish are biting! Enjoy a private charter and some of the finest inshore , offshore, or deepsea fishing the Gulf Coast has to offer right here in Destin, the “World’s Luckiest Fishing Village”.

Sunset Cruise

Looking to relax and unwind while taking in the glorious views of the sun setting over the water? Then our sunset cruises are for you! Sail or cruise into the sunset, watch for dolphins, and take in the natural beauty of the Emerald Coast. You’ll find that our sunset cruise options are the perfect way to end your day on the Emerald Coast.

Firework Cruise

Want to take the family out for a quiet evening cruise where you can sightsee for dolphins, watch the sunset, and see a beautiful fireworks display over the Destin Harbor? Check out our Thursday night Fireworks Cruises. Available Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Private Charters

If a private excursion is more your style, we offer several different options for groups of all sizes!

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