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    Average of 380 reviews in this area.
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    Explore Destin or Crab Island on our 2021 Bentley Pontoon
    hour$125
    Super Owner10 guests

    Explore Destin or Crab Island on our 2021 Bentley Pontoon

    Ride 2020 Seadoo Spark Jet Ski on Destin Beaches!
    hour$80
    Super Owner2 guests

    Ride 2020 Seadoo Spark Jet Ski on Destin Beaches!

    Rent a Brandnew Seadoo Spark Trixx in Fort Walton Beach, Florida
    hour$80
    Super Owner2 guests

    Rent a Brandnew Seadoo Spark Trixx in Fort Walton Beach, Florida

    Explore Destin or Crab Island on our 2022 Bentley Pontoon!!
    hour$125
    Super Owner10 guests

    Explore Destin or Crab Island on our 2022 Bentley Pontoon!!

    25' Power Catamaran in Fort Walton Beach/Destin with Captain!
    hour$135
    Super Owner6 guests

    25' Power Catamaran in Fort Walton Beach/Destin with Captain!

    "Crab Cake" Bentley Cruise 240
    hour$155
    Super Owner12 guests

    "Crab Cake" Bentley Cruise 240

    Emerald Cruise
    hour$200
    Super Owner12 guests

    Emerald Cruise

    Another Beach Weekend (No Captain)
    hour$119
    Super Owner12 guests

    Another Beach Weekend (No Captain)

    Another Beach Weekend
    hour$200
    Super Owner12 guests

    Another Beach Weekend

    Beach Babe
    hour$200
    Super Owner12 guests

    Beach Babe

    Casual Weekend
    hour$200
    Super Owner12 guests

    Casual Weekend

    Destiny
    hour$200
    Super Owner12 guests

    Destiny

    Beach Babe (No Captain)
    hour$119
    Super Owner12 guests

    Beach Babe (No Captain)

    "Let It Slide" Solid Craft Double Decker Pontoon w/ Slides
    hour$277
    Super Owner12 guests

    "Let It Slide" Solid Craft Double Decker Pontoon w/ Slides

    Emerald Cruise (No Captain)
    hour$119
    Super Owner12 guests

    Emerald Cruise (No Captain)

    "A Lil Crabby" Bentley Cruise 240
    hour$155
    Super Owner12 guests

    "A Lil Crabby" Bentley Cruise 240

    Destiny (No Captain)
    hour$119
    Super Owner12 guests

    Destiny (No Captain)

    Casual Weekend (No Captain)
    hour$119
    Super Owner12 guests

    Casual Weekend (No Captain)

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    GetMyBoat customer reviews for boat rentals in Fort Walton Beach.

    1. Casey
      Casey
      "Crab Cake" Bentley Cruise 240

      Couldn’t of asked for a better experience! Highly recommended. Our family of 5 had so much fun at crab island and that floating mat was in the boat was perfect for the kids to play in and wife to sunbathe. If we ever come back to Florida I’ll be sure to book with y’all. Thank you!!!!

    2. ES
      Emily
      Explore Destin or Crab Island on our 2021 Bentley Pontoon

      My group of girls had an awesome time! Our captain, Adrian, was great and Ramon was super responsive and easy to work with. They were really flexible with us to work around some not great weather and made sure we still had an awesome time!

    3. Monica
      Monica
      Explore Destin or Crab Island on our 2021 Bentley Pontoon

      First trip to crab island and my guest and I had a amazing time. Thank you for my birthday a blast!! I would definitely book again. Captain was great and friendly as well. I enjoyed every minute on the boat. Thanks again

    4. MS
      Marvin
      25' Power Catamaran in Fort Walton Beach/Destin with Captain!

      Nathan was a great host and great addition to the family trip. Could not have asked for a better captain. Hope to see you again next year!

    5. SD
      Selena
      Explore Destin or Crab Island on our 2021 Bentley Pontoon

      Seamless booking and everything was as advertised. We had a great experience with Adrian as captain and booking with Ramon. We will definitely use again!

    6. KS
      Kelsey
      25' Power Catamaran in Fort Walton Beach/Destin with Captain!

      Nathan was easy going and very communicative from the start. He scheduled a pickup close to our accommodations and had a cooler with ice for us as well as a fun lily pad to lounge. Pricing was fair and a great find for us booking last minute. Would highly recommend Capt. Nathan for your boat excursion fun!

    Boating Guide - Fort Walton Beach

    Fort Walton is one of the top destinations along the Florida panhandle, offering visitors warm weather, emerald waters, white sandy beaches, and a ton of outdoor activities. There are 16 beach neighborhoods, making it an excellent place for a family vacation if you want easy access to sun and sand. This treasure along the gulf coast is a place that must be experienced from the water. Rent a pontoon, yacht, jet ski, or other watercraft for exploring without spending all your budget on a boat day.

    Here are GetMyBoat’s top picks for things to do with a boat rental in Fort Walton Beach:

    Fort Walton Boat Rentals & Charters

    Traveling to Fort Walton Beach with a large group? Rent a spacious pontoon with family and friends for a fun-filled day on the water. A pontoon rental is one of the most affordable boat rental options, with prices starting from $90/hour. You can include watersport equipment like a tube or wakeboard for some added fun. If you get hungry during your boat day in Fort Walton Beach, you can pull up to one of the dockside restaurants with incredible views and grab a bite to eat before cruising back out on the water again.

    Cruise in style on a luxury yacht and enjoy the panoramic views of the coastline. Relax as the crew provides you with a fun, safe, and personal experience on the waters of Fort Walton Beach. Enjoy dinner and a sunset cruise on the spacious deck, or admire playful dolphins swimming in the wake of your own personal charter.

    Sandbar Exploration

    No trip to Fort Walton Beach is complete without stopping at a sandbar! Sandbars allow you to anchor your boat in shallow water and enjoy some fun in the sun. Break out your beach chairs, turn up the music, and party with other boaters nearby. Looking for a more relaxing experience? You can sunbathe on the boat deck, enjoy a picnic at sea, or spend quality time in the water with family and friends. We recommend spending the day at Crab Island or the 2nd Sandbar.

    Dolphin-Watching Tour in Fort Walton Beach

    One of the #1 experiences for families on vacation in Fort Walton Beach is a dolphin cruise. It’s a magical way to get on the water and interact with marine life while enjoying stunning views of the Gulf of Mexico. Go at sunset to see dolphins and the changing colors of the gorgeous sky. Or, book a daytime cruise to spot some dolphins and then anchor at a sandbar for swimming.

    Watersports in Fort Walton Beach

    There’s no shortage of watersports in Fort Walton Beach. With the emerald waters of the Gulf and extensive beaches, there are many activities to enjoy for kids and adults of all ages and interests. Tubing is a great family-friendly watersport and a surefire way for your kids to have a memorable time on the boat. If tubing isn't your thing, you can cheer your family on from the boat deck.

    Renting a jet ski is a fun and fast way to explore Fort Walton Beach. They’re a great option for the adventure seeker looking to spend some time on the water. Interested in trying a new watersport? Book a kiteboarding lesson or e-foil lesson with GetMyBoat. Spend your day on the water learning a new skill with family and friends.

    Weather & Seasons in Fort Walton Beach

    While you can go boating year-round in Fort Walton Beach, it can get a bit chilly during the winter months. We recommend visiting Fort Walton Beach from April - June, and September - November. During this time you can expect fewer crowds than peak summer, and gorgeous weather that won’t be too hot.

    Popular Pick Up and Drop Off Docks in Fort Walton Beach

    Adventure Marina

    • Public boat launch
    • Convenient access to Crab Island, Destin Harbor, HarborWalk Village, and the Gulf of Mexico
    • Public restrooms available
    • Parking lot

    Address: 1201 B Miracle Strip Parkway SE

    Joe’s Bayou Boat Launch

    • 5 boat launch ramps
    • $20 daily launch fee, free for Destin residents
    • Public restrooms available
    • Parking lot

    Address: 800 Beach Dr, Destin, FL 32541

    Places of Interest Around Fort Walton Beach

    John Beasley Park

    A large beach park located on Okaloosa Island. Follow a short dune walk pathway that leads to the Gulf of Mexico and enjoy miles of white sand beaches and emerald waters. Free parking, picnic tables, outdoor showers, restroom, and beachside pavilion - perfect for special occasions.

    Okaloosa Island Fishing Pier

    A great spot for beginner fishermen since you can see the fish in the water as you’re casting. Stroll along the pier and catch memorizing sunrises and sunsets. Spot wildlife swimming around the pier, such as fish, sea turtles, dolphins, and manta rays. Grab some snacks and drinks from the pier shop and enjoy some time on the beach.

    Restaurants and Bars for Boaters - Dock & Dine in Fort Walton Beach

    The Shack

    For excellent seafood in Fort Walton Beach, look no further than The Shack! The Waterfront Crab Shack offers a casual, outdoor dining experience with gorgeous water views, incredible crab specials, seafood dishes, cocktails, and a family-friendly atmosphere. The service is accommodating, with a welcoming staff and reasonable prices.

    Address: 104 Miracle Strip Pkwy SW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548

    Angler's Beachside Grill

    Located right on the pier, Angler’s is another spot to check out for waterfront dining in Fort Walton Beach. Enjoy a wide selection of beers available on tap, a seafood combo basket, and a family-friendly atmosphere. They also have brunch on the weekends - so stop by for a stack of their famous pancakes!

    Address: 1030 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548

    Unique and Popular Activities in Fort Walton Beach

    The 2nd Sandbar

    Just off the coast of Destin and Fort Walton Beach are sandbars, and the aptly named “2nd Sandbar” is a snorkelers paradise. Come here to find sand dollars, starfish, and small fish swimming about in the shallow waters around the sandbar. Get here by paddleboard, kayak, or on a boat tour. Don’t forget to bring a mask and snorkel or at least goggles. It is shallow enough to stand up in most of the areas around the sandbar.

    Crab Island

    This iconic sandbar is one of the most popular summertime attractions in the area. Vacationers and locals in Fort Walton Beach and Destin. It’s too far from shore to swim for the average person, so make sure you rent a boat, charter a yacht, rent some kayaks or a paddleboard, and cruise on over. It’s a family-friendly sandbar, while there are boat parties for young adults, there is plenty to enjoy for families with small children at Crab Island too.

    Fishing Charters in Fort Walton Beach

    Fishing by boat on a deepsea or offshore charter is a fabulous way to spend time in Fort Walton Beach. Go pole-and-line fishing or try bow fishing, a unique method of fishing in shallow waters around Okaloosa Island and Fort Walton Beach. Daytime bowfishing takes place in Choctawhatchee Bay. Daytime fishing in Fort Walton Beach is the best when the sun is at its peak since it will pierce through the Emerald waters and give you great visibility. Your boat Captain will be in the tower spotting for Rays, Sheepshead, Spadefish, Mullet, and Black Drum.

    Marinas, Gas Stations & Services in Fort Walton Beach

    Brooks Bridge Marina

    This marina has a fantastic staff who will help you with any of your boating needs at a fair price. They offer dry storage and wet slips open to the public on a first-come-first-serve basis. There is a fueling station, and a store selling snacks, drinks, and ice.

    Address:1198 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548

    Fort Walton Beach Yacht Basin

    Located on the Santa Rosa Sound, this marina is family-owned and operated. It offers covered slips with lifts, gated security with 24-hour access to your boat, and a fueling station with the best fuel prices in town.

    Address: 104 Miracle Strip Pkwy SW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548

    Adventure Marina

    Adventure Marina is a top-rated boat dealer and marina in Fort Walton Beach. They offer storage and wet slips available. There is a ship store with a bait & tackle shop, and a service & parts department. Their friendly and knowledgeable staff will help you with any boat-related needs while you’re in Fort Walton Beach.

    Address: 1201 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548

    Fort Walton Beach Vacation & Boat Rental FAQs

    What is Fort Walton Beach known for?

    Fort Walton Beach is known for the soft, white sandy beaches and for being a quieter vacation destination. It’s less popular than nearby Destin, offering more affordable accommodation options and less of a party crowd atmosphere. It’s great for older couples or families with young children who want a relaxing vacation without hoards of people on the beaches.

    Does Fort Walton Beach have clear water?

    The water and beaches around the Emerald Coast of Florida’s panhandle (where Fort Walton Beach is) are arguably the best in the entire state. They offer incredible swimming and sunbathing conditions, and you’ll definitely want to bring a mask and snorkel to enjoy the high visibility in the waters here.

    Is Fort Walton Beach crowded?

    During the Spring Break season, it’s always busy on all beaches of Florida. If you visit during the low season or one of the shoulder seasons, Fort Walton Beach can be very welcoming and not too crowded. If you visit during Spring Break and want to avoid the hoards of people on the sand - rent a boat during your stay in Fort Walton Beach to cruise around away from the crowds.

    GetMyBoat has 66 listings for boating experiences in Fort Walton Beach with 380 reviews.

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