Florida Boaters License

In the State of Florida, you must be 18 years of age or older to rent a vessel, however in order to operate these vessels you must have a NASBLA Certified Boaters License OR be born in/before 1987. The "Take Test!" button above directs you to boat-ed.com where you'll be able to take a Temporary FL Boaters License Test. Upon completion, you will be emailed your License that is valid for one year from date of completion.

Fishing Information & FL Fishing License

Pontoon Boats

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Stand Up Paddleboards & Kayaks

Considering doing some bay fishing off of your pontoon boat rental? In the State of Florida, you must have a fishing license in order to do so. Follow the red button above to complete license information.

Need rods, reels and bait? Look no further than a local business located less than 1/4 of a mile from us, Half Hitch Tackle. They've got everything you need for cath and release or getting your fish from hook to ice! Follow this link to get to their website: https://halfhitch.com/stores/destin

Paddleboards and Kayaks are a great way to navigate the waters! Both of these offerings are available on their own or as an add-on to your rental. You are able to take the Paddleboards or Kayaks with you (so long as you have a truck or SUV) back to your accommodations if that is what you would like to do. You can also launch from our dock.

2021 Rates

KayakDouble KayakStand Up Paddleboard
1 Hour$25$30$25
2 Hours$40$50$40
Half Day (4 Hours)$60$75$60

Half Day Boat Bundle$40n/a$40
Full Day Boat Bundle$50n/a$50

Half & Full Day Boat Bundle pricing is for the addition of the Kayak or Paddleboard to the price of the boat, not the price of the entire bundle.

Pontoon boats are a great way for small or large groups up to 12 people to enjoy the pristine beaches of Destin. You must be 18 years old to rent and/or drive a pontoon and must have a valid drivers license and credit card.  All boats are fully equipped with bimini tops, ladders and safety equipment including life jackets. Return customers can enjoy a $25 DISCOUNT, call us to confirm and receive our discount code! 

Parking Notification: maximum of 2 cars per boat rental. Thank you and see you soon!

2021 Rates

Half Day
Full Day
March 1 - May 14$250$400
May 15 - Sept 3$375$600
Sept 4 - Oct 31$250$400

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