There are many places to go and plenty of things to do while renting a pontoon boat here in Destin, FL. Crab Island is one of the many attractions and by far the most popular pontoon boat destination in Destin Fl. Almost everyday while in Destin Fl you can anchor your pontoon boat up to crystal clear emerald green water that is usually no deeper than waist deep. While on a pontoon boat in Destin Fl grab lunch at one of the many food venders listen to live music and spend the entire day relaxing.
If you are in the mood for something with a little more adventurous while in Destin, Fl take the pontoon boat over to a great snorkel spot located right off Noriega Point where you can usually see an assortment of salt water tropical fish and also plenty of dolphins. If cruising on the water is more your speed take the boat along the Choctawtchee Bay coastline to find bird sightings such as Great Blue Heron, Mocking birds, Egrets, Osprey, Hawks, Bald Eagles and Pelicans. Many native Americans used to live in northwest Florida and during low tides you can scour the shoreline on a pontoon boat for indian pottery and often you can even find arrow heads spear heads and grinding stones. The Choctawhatchee Bay also offers great inshore fishing for the angler enthusiast. Pontoon boats are great for fishing because of their very large deck area. Head over to the Destin Marina www.thedestinmarina.com to grab live pinfish, live shrimp, a fishing license and all the drink, ice and tackle that you will need. They even have their own boat launch directly across the channel from crab island. Once you are all loaded up cruise along the Destin shoreline of the Choctawhatchee bay or along the inner grass beds to catch specked trout, red fish, grouper, flounder, black drum, ladyfish and maybe even a shark. The Destin bridge can also produce great fishing at times depending on the tides. Cruising down the Destin Harbor on a pontoon boat is a great way to check out all of the local waterfront restaurants that Destin has to offer. You can also cruise down all the canals located off the Destin harbor to check out the beautiful Destin FL homes. Every Thursday night (June-August) join the many boaters to experience the spectacular fireworks display produced by the Destin Fl Harborwalk village.