- Outdoor Fun
Boating is one of the Heart of Florida’s Emerald Coast's most popular recreational past times. In Destin, Fort Walton Beach, Okaloosa Island you’ll find private and group deep-sea fishing charters, boat and jet ski rentals, and an array of cruises for every taste. The Emerald Coast hosts a multitude of boating options to experience our shorelines, waterways, and coastal landscapes.
The Destin Harbor is home to the largest for-hire fishing fleet in the U.S. making the Heart of Florida’s Emerald Coast the perfect destination for fun and adventure on the water! Depending on the season, charters will fill your boat with amberjack, red snapper, triggerfish, cobia, grouper and many other fish indigenous to the area. Take your catch from the boat to one of our Gulf-to-Table restaurants for a dinner featuring your own fresh catch! You’ll find the Destin Fishing Fleet with charter options for the seasoned fisherman. Step aboard a fishing charter such as Phoenix and Fifth Day for a thrilling day of off-shore deep sea fishing. With a variety of deep-sea fishing adventures for children, families and the most seasoned angler, there is a fishing adventure for everyone on the Heart of Florida’s Emerald Coast.
Looking for a more relaxed pace? Enjoy a dolphin or sunset cruise aboard the 80 foot vessel, the Southern Star. Rentals with Boogie’s Watersports or Destin Vacation Boat Rentals are available for a private excursions or experience an exciting day on the water aboard a Boogie’s Glassbottom Boat cruise. The Glassbottom Boat features a narrated two-hour, educational tour, where you will explore the bay, harbor and see an array of sea life. The Cattywampus is a catamaran cruise excursion with tour options such as dolphin, sunset, fireworks, as well as private charters. A relaxing catamaran cruise with stops for snorkeling can be the highlight of your Destin, Fort Walton Beach, Okaloosa Island vacation.
Coast the Destin, Fort Walton Beach, Okaloosa Island waters on an array of marine vessels. Drop anchor at your favorite location or dock aside one of our many popular waterfront restaurants. Travel off shore to getaways not accessible if you stay on dry land. Your water adventure will start when you set foot on the dock and experience a day of boating on the Heart of Florida’s Emerald Coast.