Things to do in South Florida – Boat Tours

Florida is surrounded by water so it only makes sense to enjoy and explore the coast to the max. There are tons of things to do in South Florida, but best way is to expore it by going on a boat tour along the waterways and even the everglades.

Things to do in South Florida – 5 Boat Tour Services:

Things to do in South Florida

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Blue Water Powerboat Rental – These guys offer tours around Peanut Island, Munyon Island and the areas around Singer Island. You can also ask for private boat tours that include snorkeling. If you feel like doing something more exciting after your tour, they also rent jet skis, CraighCats (a bit larger high speed water vehicles for two passengers).

Diva Duck Boat Tours – This is one of those truly unique attractions in South Florida! They offer a 75 minute narrated tour that starts as a bus ride in Downtown West Palm Beach through the main landmarks of the city. Somewhere along the way it turns into a boat tour without you having to switch vehicles. You will be taken along the waterways and around Peanut Island.

Black Sparrow Pirate Ship – If you are looking for unique kids adventures in Florida this is your call! They offer boat rides along the waterways of Florida in a Pirate themed boat and a crew in costumes telling pirate stories. If you prefer a more grown up option they also offer sunset tours and eco adventures that include snorkeling.

Cypress Airboats – This is meant for all those travelers looking for Everglades boat tour. As can be expected during this tour you get the opportunity of looking at the local wildlife from a safe distance. There are crocodiles, manatees and colorful birds waiting for you! Make sure to take the sunset tour for a better experience.

Visit Palm Beach – This company offers rides in their ‘Hakuna Matata’ catamaran that can carry up to 43 passengers. You can choose between a normal a tour or you can complement it with snorkeling, kayaking, jet ski rentals, wine tastings, pizza evenings. There is also a private sailing charter and family package that includes: sailing, kayaking, swimming and a thrilling ride on a ‘banana’ pulled by jet skis.

So what’s your style?


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3 Responses to Things to do in South Florida – Boat Tours

  1. That boat looks really cool.
    Watch out for the alligators down in the swamp 🙂
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  2. Air Boating is Fun to bad we dont have that many rides like that in Fort Lauderdale, we do more jet ski rentals down here.
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  3. The Black Sparrow Pirate Ship is actually really fun for kids and family’s, we told many of our visitors about that company, the way they built the Black Pearl is almost identical from the movie…
    Sun Life Water Sports recently posted..Fort Lauderdale Attractions for TouristsMy Profile

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