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 born after January 1, 1988 you are required to have a Florida Boaters Permit. We offer this test on site for $3. Please allow 20 minutes to study and complete the test.
If you are in the mood for something with a little more adventursome during your stay in Destin, Florida take the pontoon boat over to the finger jetty for some snorkeling by the east jetty where all sorts of fish, dolphins and sea life. If sailing over the open seas if more your style take the boat along the coast of the Choctawtchee Bay & find bird sightings such as the Great Blue Heron, Mocking birds, Egrets, Osprey, Hawks, Bald Eagles and Pelicans. Many native Americans used to live here in the Florida panhandle and during low tides you can scour the shoreline on a pontoon boat rental for indian pottery and often you can even find arrow heads spear heads and if you're lucky grinding stones. The Choctawhatchee Bay also offers great inshore fishing for the angler enthusiast. Pontoon boats are great for fishing with their large open floor plan. Visit the Destin Marina www.thedestinmarina.com to grab some live pinfish, live shrimp, a fishing license or even drinks, tackle and ice. The Destin Marina also has a boat launch ramp right across from Crab Island. When all loaded up cruise the Destin shoreline of the Choctawhatchee bay or head to the inner grass beds to catch specked trout, red fish, grouper, flounder, black drum, ladyfish or maybe a shark even! Many guided fishing charters simply throw anchor at the destin bridge and so can you! Even us locals enjoy a slow cruise through the harbor. Ask about Thursday night (June-August) fireworks and how you can get the best seat in the house to view them! If you are in the mood for parasailing check out www.parasailing-destin.com