Published: Apr 01 2020
Yes, and it's the best way to experience this part of Florida.
Marco Island sits just off the Florida Everglades and Naples and is a part of the Ten Thousand Islands of Florida. It's the only developed island in this chain and boasts many resorts, hotels, parks, and beaches to explore and enjoy on vacation in Marco Island. Marco Island has warm and sunny weather year-round, with the best time to visit is in the Spring or Fall.
Do you prefer to camp over staying at a glitzy resort? Collier Seminole State Park is only a few miles from Marco Island, accessible by boat, and offers hiking, camping, and gorgeous beaches. Come here on your boat rental for an overnight stay or visit on a day trip from Marco Island.
So, you've decided to rent a boat on Marco Island to see more of this coastal area of Florida. Good choice! You'll get to stop at white sandy beaches, cruise through the enchanting mangroves, and sunbathe on deck.
If you want to explore Marco Island for a day on a boat but lack boating experience, book a boat tour and cruise around with a local captain to be your guide. Captained charters on Marco Island are an excellent option for first-time boat renters and visitors unfamiliar with this area. Pontoon boat rentals, fishing boat rentals, sportfishing tours, jet ski rentals, and kayak rentals are just the start of watercraft options available on Marco Island.
Crest Sport Pontoon in Naples, Florida. Since Naples is the jumping-off point for Marco Island, it's a great place to rent a boat for island-hopping around the Ten Thousand Islands and the hotspots of Marco Island. This boat is only $250/day and can accommodate seven passengers.
24' Sportman Master Fishing Boat for Marco Island. Fishing charters and fishing boat rentals are a must for avid anglers or even beginning fishermen (or women) on Marco Island. This fishing boat rental costs $138/hour and can accommodate four people onboard.
Kayak Tours of Marco Island. Prefer to paddle yourself around or are traveling to Marco Island on a budget? Rent a kayak and see the mangroves up close, enjoying the beaches on a kayak tour, for $89/person in Marco Island.
Lexington Pontoon Boat. Rent this pontoon and cruise around Marco Island, getting a chance to see dolphins, manatees, and admire all the luxury homes and villas along the coast of this part of Florida. This pontoon can be rented for $450/day and accommodates 11 people, perfect for a boat party or a relaxed day of cruising on Marco Island.
Waverunner Jet Ski Rentals. Want to fly through the waves on Marco Island? Rent jet skis for $110/hour and enjoy a thrilling rush as you explore Marco Island.
Once you have a boat rental on Marco Island, where should you go? It might be hard to choose one destination since there are so many incredible spots to see along in the chain of islands and on the mainland of this part of Florida. Stop at Tiger Key, Hog Key, Picnic Key, or Pavilion Key, just some of the destinations in this area that are worth a visit.
Not sure where to go with your boat rental from Marco Island? Check out nearby hot spots like Keewaydin Island, the Everglades National Park, and Cape Romano. Bigger cities in Florida that are close to Marco Island and worth checking out include Naples, Fort Myers, and Cape Coral.
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