Private Charters

For groups looking for private charters, Destin Vacation Boat Rentals offers a range of options for groups of all sizes. Whether you are looking for an intimate sunset sail, family day excursion, event venue, or the ultimate party vessel, you are sure to find a boat that will fit your needs! Charter availability is limited, so make sure to reserve in advance.

Boats for Private Charters

Cattywampus-Departing from Okaloosa Island, this power catamaran offers seating for up to 43 passengers, covered seating as well as a large trampoline in the sun, stereo system with surround sound, restrooms onboard, and a “stairway to the sea”. Ideal for large parties who don’t want to hassle of renting multiple boats. Captain and crew provided to assist with making your day an enjoyable one. Catering is available for an additional fee or you can provide your own food and beverages. A 3-hour charter is $1860 for up to 43 passengers and includes taxes and gratuity for the staff.

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Smile N Wave– Affectionately nicknamed the “babywampus”, the Smile N Wave is a 31′ sailing catamaran that can carry up to 6 passengers for a day sail at an affordable rate of just $100/hour (gratuity not included). Snorkel gear and fishing poles can be provided with the boat upon request at no additional charge. Set sail to Crab Island, the National Seashore, or cruise to the Santa Rosa Sound and explore Specter Island. Captain Pam will make sure you have a day to remember!

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Destination – This 55′ vessel built by Bonner Yachts offers seating for up to 23 passengers, an indoor air-conditioned cabin, satellite TV, fridge, microwave, and fishing gear for the ultimate fishing trip. Spend half a day fishing the gulf for red snapper, amberjack, grouper, triggerfish, and the other half of the day at Crab Island for the best of both worlds! 6 hour and 8 hour trips available. Rates depend on the number of passengers. Call (850) 650-2628 for a custom quote.


Screaming Eagle-This 34′ speed boat will have you riding in style! Pull up to Crab Island and soak up the attention of everyone around you. This boat seats up to 14 plus captain and crew and the trip can be tailor-made to whatever activities you would like to do. Tour the Destin Harbor, speed along the coastline, or party down at Crab Island. Charters start at $760 for 4 hours or $1140 for 6 hours.

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Nathaniel Bowditch-This sailing vessel is licensed to carry up to 26 passengers and is perfect for day sailing or sunset cruises. Departing from the Village of Baytowne Wharf in the Sandestin Resort, the captain will sail through the calm waters of the Choctawhatchee Bay while your party enjoys the sun and the sea breeze. Private charters start at $1325 for 3 hours (gratuity and taxes included). Wine and cheese sampling can be added for an additional fee. Contact us for details at (850) 650-2628.

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