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Destin Boat Tours

With its stunning beaches, phenomenal views, and abundance of ocean life, Destin boat tours are sure to delight. From dolphin cruises that allow you to encounter amazing creatures of the sea to a serene Harbor Lights Cruise through Destin Harbor, there’s something for everyone in your group. If you’re looking for something more relaxing, embark on a sunset cruise for a memorable evening spent marveling at the vibrant colors of dusk over the water’s horizon. With spectacular views of emerald green waters and pristine beaches, boat tours in Destin are an ideal way to explore the magnificent beauty of this popular destination.
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Featured Boat Tours in Destin

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Apr 18 - Apr 24

Daytime Dolphin Watch & Sunset Cruises - Tour East Pass, Harbor, Crab Island

11,055 ratings
1 Hr.
Set out to sea in search of dolphins aboard the Hannah Marie. Destin Dolphin Watch and Crab Island Sightseeing Cruise is complete with a spectacular glass-bottom, snack bar, and a climate-controlled cabin. This family-friendly trip is the perfect recipe for maritime bliss. Take in scenic views of the Destin, Florida Harbor and learn about the history as you enjoy the fresh ocean air. Both convenient and comfortable, these tours depart daily and provide plenty of seating for the whole crew. Book your experience today!
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Booked 19 times in last 48 hrs

Destin Dolphin Cruise Aboard The Original Sea Blaster

3,448 ratings
1.5 - 2 Hrs.
Climb aboard a Destin classic on this fun and exciting dolphin cruise aboard the Original Sea Blaster. A family-friendly excursion perfect for any occasion, this is your chance to explore the emerald waters of Destin, FL in all of its glory in search of playful dolphins splashing and playing among the waves. From water gun fights on daytime cruises to some truly stunning sunsets in the evenings, this trip has something for everyone. Don't miss the boat... literally. Book now!
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Booked 7 times in last 48 hrs

Sandestin (Destin) Fine Dining Dinner and Dancing Cruise

761 ratings
3 Hrs.
Get out on the water for dinner and enjoy the area's only fine dining entertainment yacht. This stately yacht features fresh Gulf seafood, prime beef and much more all prepared in a full service galley. Live entertainment and a full bar is available to enhance your experience. Book your spot on Sandestin's premier fine dining dinner and dancing cruise today!
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Destin Glass Bottom Boat Tour

132 ratings
2 Hrs.
Hop aboard a Glass Bottom Boat for this narrated Bay, Harbor, and Gulf tour! Admire the panhandle's natural beauty as you cruise the coastline. Enjoy underwater viewing, have crab trap discussions, and so much more! Be on the lookout for dolphins swimming beneath the water or having fun chasing the waves. Enjoy a day cruise when the sun is bright and shining or a sunset cruise when you can take in the pleasure of witnessing a beautiful Florida sunset. Don't miss the boat! Book your spot today!
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Booked 8 times in last 48 hrs

Flipper's Destin Dolphin Cruise

73 ratings
1.5 Hrs.
Join in on this thrilling Destin Dolphin Cruise! Experience an unforgettable adventure as you search for playful dolphins in the emerald-green water of the Gulf of Mexico, Destin Harbor, and the Choctawhatchee Bay. While navigating through the big blue, keep an eye out for those marvelous creatures as they swim up next to the boat, coasting with it and frolicking in the waves. You do not want to miss this cruise! Book yours now!
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Booked 2 times in last 48 hrs

Crab Island Sandbar Adventure by The Original Cruisin’ Tikis

348 ratings
3 Hrs.
Climb on a floating tiki bar for a truly unique Crab Island sandbar adventure. Enjoy a seat at the bar as you journey the sparkling Gulf waters on your way to Crab Island. Enjoy swimming and fun activities in this on-the-water hotspot as you soak up the tropical sun. Don't miss the fun, book your Crab Island Sandbar Adventure Tour today!
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Booked 3 times in last 48 hrs

SeaQuest Daytime Dolphin Sightseeing Tour

1,136 ratings
1.5 Hrs.
Climb aboard Destin's SeaQuest in search of dolphins on a fun and affordable family adventure. Set out on this monstrous 53-foot speedboat that carries up to 80 passengers. Cruise through the waves as you take in the sights of the coastline and mesmerizing emerald waters. Don't miss out on the fun, book this Destin Sightseeing Tour today!
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Dolphin & Sunset Cruise Aboard the SunVenture

483 ratings
1 - 1.5 Hrs.
Hop aboard the SunVenture and cruise around Destin Harbor for a relaxing dolphin or sunset cruise. Search for wildlife, take in the beautiful scenery, and learn the history of Destin on this narrated tour. Don't forget to keep your eyes peeled for Flipper and friends!
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The Hydrojet - The World's Largest Jet Ski!

1,364 ratings
1 Hr.
If you are searching for some fun, then look no further than the Hydrojet dolphin cruise. Known as the world's largest jet ski, the Hydrojet jumps waves while cruising along the mesmerizing emerald coast in search of dolphins and native wildlife. So join in on the fun and catch a thrilling cruise today on Destin's one and only Hydrojet!
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Crab Island Excursion & Swim Aboard The Crab Island Runner

204 ratings
3 - 3.5 Hrs.
Get out on the water in gorgeous Destin, Florida on The Crab Island Runner, a multi-passenger U.S. Coast Guard certified 27-passenger tour boat. Head out to locally treasured Crab Island, a stunning sandbar in the middle of the most beautiful emerald green and aqua blue water you have ever seen. Crab Island is one of the most sought after destinations in Northwest Florida, so see for yourself what the hype is all about, join your captain and crew aboard The Crab Island Runner for a chartered trip to the popular sandbar in Destin, Florida.
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Destin Sunset & Dolphin Cruise

239 ratings
1.5 Hrs.
What better way to spend time with your family and friends than on this memorable sunset cruise? Hop on this guided tour and spot dolphins and other area marine wildlife. See the stunning Destin sunset paint the evening sky as you and your family unwind after another beautiful day on the Emerald Coast. Search for friendly dolphins and enjoy the breeze in your hair. Bring along your camera to capture incredible views of the sunset from Crab Island. Don't miss out, book your Destin Sunset & Dolphin Cruise today!
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Booked 2 times in last 48 hrs

Crab Island Tiki Excursion

24 ratings
3 - 4 Hrs.
Experience the beauty of Destin, Florida's Emerald Waters, and the famous Crab Island Sandbar aboard a Tiki Pontoon Boat. With a captain and first mate, this USCG-approved boat welcomes up to 16 passengers. Perfect for bachelorette parties, family gatherings, birthdays, or individuals seeking relaxation. Indulge in the stunning scenery while unwinding on deck. Dive into the crystal-clear waters, explore marine life, or simply soak up the sun. Join this unforgettable journey to Crab Island, where relaxation and enjoyment meet the natural splendor of Destin's Emerald Waters, book your spot today!
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Booked 6 times in last 48 hrs

3 Hour Crab Island Adventure Tour

121 ratings
3 Hrs.
Cruise to Crab Island aboard a fully covered 45-foot Trident pontoon and sightsee the beautiful scenery, see the sparkling hues of emerald and aquamarine water, and maybe even see a friendly dolphin or two as you make your way through the Choctawhatchee Bay and Destin Harbor. Anchor down at the local sandbar and enjoy relaxing and playing around in the water with friends and family. Don't miss the boat! Book your 3 Hour Crab Island Adventure Tour today!
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Booked 5 times in last 48 hrs

Crab Island Catamaran Excursion from Destin Harbor

759 ratings
4 Hrs.
Cruise to the popular hangout Crab Island aboard a comfortable catamaran. Chill out and play in the pristine, sparkling waters while the crew takes care of everything. Bring your favorite beverages and water toys to enhance the experience. Meet and greet with fellow boaters and explore all the exciting things to do. This trip is the perfect alternative to renting a boat, or those not experienced enough to drive a pontoon boat. Book your catamaran excursion today!
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Snorkel and Shelling Excursion

333 ratings
2.5 Hrs.
Get ready for an adventure as you travel to 2 great snorkeling and shelling locations. The experienced and friendly crew is waiting to guide you on the snorkeling excursion of a lifetime. Snorkel, feed schools of fish, or soak up the sun's rays on the beach. A snorkel instructor is available on and off the vessel for any questions or assistance needed. Snorkel the beautiful emerald green water of Destin with a reliable, well-established tour company. Book your Snorkel and Shelling Excursion today!
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3 Hour Crab Island and Dolphin Tour

305 ratings
3 Hrs.
Cruise around the Destin Harbor searching for dolphins and other local marine life then head out to the popular hangout, Crab Island aboard a comfortable 48-foot pontoon boat. Bring your favorite snacks and beverages and chill out and play in the sparkling water while your crew takes care of everything. Meet and greet with fellow boaters and explore all the exciting things to do. So get ready to bask in the sun and let the good vibes at Crab Island flow while the captain and crew take the wheel. Don't miss out, book your adventure today!
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Sunset & Dolphin Tour from Fort Walton Beach

62 ratings
2 Hrs.
Experience the breathtaking beauty of Fort Walton Beach and Destin on a worry-free, epic sunset boat tour. Step aboard a state-of-the-art 2023 vessel, a USCG-certified masterpiece accommodating up to 49 passengers. As you glide atop the mesmerizing emerald green waters, prepare to be captivated by the abundant marine life that graces these shores. Keep your eyes peeled for playful dolphins, graceful turtles, majestic stingrays, and elegant pelicans. Immerse yourself in nature's vibrant palette as the sky transforms into an awe-inspiring canvas of colors. Brace yourself for a sunset like no other, a true spectacle that will leave you in awe. Embark on this unforgettable journey and let us create memories that will last a lifetime. Get ready to be amazed!
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Booked 2 times in last 48 hrs

Crab Island Excursion and Dolphin Tour

40 ratings
4 Hrs.
Get ready for a Crab Island Excursion and Dolphin Tour departing from Fort Walton Beach, Florida! This adventure begins aboard a state-of-the-art 2023 vessel, a USCG-certified boat with a capacity of 49 passengers. As you cruise atop the mesmerizing emerald-green water, keep your eyes peeled for playful dolphins, turtles, stingrays, and more. Dive into the crystal-clear water of Crab Island, relax on a float, or stay on the catamaran and bask in the warm Florida sun. The options are endless! Sit back and relax while the captain and deckhand make sure all your needs are accommodated. Don't miss out on this unforgettable journey to Crab Island! Book yours today!
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Booked 2 times in last 48 hrs

Dolphin Exploration Tour Aboard The Crab Island Runner

51 ratings
1.5 - 2 Hrs.
Hop aboard The Crab Island Runner for an exciting adventure discovering sea life in Destin, Florida. Your Captain and crew will navigate you and your group through Crab Island, exploring the grass flats of the Choctawhatchee Bay to look out for bald eagles, ospreys and more wildlife along the shoreline. Depending on the daily marine report, you will cruise south through Destin’s East Pass along to the Gulf of Mexico. This informative eco-tour by water is sure to bring a smile to your face and memories to last a lifetime, so don't miss the boat, book now!
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Frequently Asked Questions

1. What can you expect to see on a boat tour in Destin?

While this can vary depending on the tour you select, some of the top sights to see on a boat tour in Destin include the Destin Harbor, bottlenose dolphins, the Gulf of Mexico, Choctawhatchee Bay, Gulf Islands National Seashore, breathtaking sunsets and scenic views, and wonderful wildlife like turtles, sharks, pelicans, herons, and more!

2. What types of Destin boat tours are available?

The top boat tours available in the area include Destin dolphin cruise, sightseeing tours, Crab Island tour, thrill rides, tiki cruises, private charters, sailing charters, combination tours, and more. If you're feeling more adventurous, you can rent your own watercraft and explore the Destin Harbor, Bay, and beyond. Crab Island boat rentals will get you a first-class ticket to Destin's famous sandbar, Crab Island, where you can pick your own spot, play your own music, and celebrate Destin's emerald waters!

3. Are boat tours kid friendly?

Absolutely! There is a Destin, FL, boat tour to excite and entertain even the pickiest little travelers. From slow and steady dolphin cruises with glass-bottom viewing areas, to high-speed, heart-pumping thrill rides, there’s a boat tour for children of all ages and interests! Please be sure to review the restrictions prior to booking, however, as some boat tours are geared more towards older children, with height and weight requirements.

4. Are boat tours handicap accessible?

Most boat tours in Destin, FL, can accommodate accessibility needs to a certain extent. It is recommended to read the restrictions prior to booking, as they will have detailed information regarding handicap accessibility. If you need assistance finding a handicap accessible boat tour to fit your needs, please call a TripShock customer service representative at 850-424-5125.

5. Are we guaranteed to see dolphins on a Destin, FL, boat tour?

Dolphin sightings cannot be guaranteed, as they are wild animals, but you are highly likely to see one on any Destin, FL boat tour! There is almost a 100% success rate for finding dolphins in the area.


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