Overview

Located right next door to the popular Boathouse Oyster Bar on the Destin Harbor, only 5 minutes from Destin’s Crab Island, these pontoon boat rentals also come with the convenience of a full service marina. Restrooms, ice, floaties, towels, beach gear, coolers, fishing equipment, and more are available on site for a one-stop shopping experience. (Update: the marina store is currently under construction and the store will reopen in 2022).

About the Vessel:

destin harbor pontoon Make: Bentley
Model: Encore-LDV288
Length: 24 ft
Engine: 50hp Mercury 4 stroke
Year: 2016-2017 (cannot guarantee a particular year)
Capacity: 12 total passengers (including infants/children)
Fishing allowed? Yes. Bring your fishing license.
Pets allowed? With $25 per pet cleaning fee.
Minimum age to rent: 21
Requirements: Florida boating laws require anyone born after January 1, 1988 to have a Florida’s boater’s safety license in order to operate a Jet Ski or pontoon boat. You can take it on-line and print your certificate (or take a screenshot) to bring with you for verification: Online Boat Rental Course

Boat Rental Includes:

  • Rental Orientation
  • Life Jackets (infant/child vests too!)
  • Fuel
  • Swim ladder
  • USCG required safety gear
  • 10’ bimini top for shade
  • Anchor
  • Public parking available.

Booking Information:

Rental period: Half day rental is 4 hours (9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm), full day is 8 hours (9am-5pm or 10am-6pm). The rental period starts at the time of reservation, not at the time of arrival. Please arrive 20 minutes prior to departure if you wish to use all of your rental time. You are not required to arrive on time if you prefer to get a late start, however please call us if you will be more than one hour late.

Reservations: Required. Book early as space is limited. 15% deposit is required to hold the reservation, with remainder due upon arrival.

Bring: Driver’s license for person driving the vessel, a credit card, boater’s license (if required), portable Bluetooth speaker/radio as some boats may not be equipped with stereos, portable charger for your devices if needed.

Cancellation Policy: 48 hours cancellation notice required, except in the case of inclement weather at the time of your boat rental or charter. Weather decisions will be made by management at the rental time. Cancellations made with fewer than 48 hours notice for other reasons or “no-shows” will be charged for the full amount of the rental. All cancellations made prior to the 48 hour deadline will be issued a refund of the deposit less a $5 processing fee.

Regular Rates:

  • Jan 1-May 15, 2021: $250/half day or $400/full day
  • May 16-Sept 7, 2021: $325/half day or $525/full day (excluding July & holidays)
  • July 1-31: $350/half day or $550/full day
  • Sept 8-Dec 31, 2021: $250/half day or $400/full day

Holiday Rates:

  • May 29-May 31, 2021: $500/half day or $700/full day
  • June 5 (Billy Bowlegs Pirate Fest): $500/half day or $700/full day
  • July 2-5, 2021: $500/half day or $700/full day
  • Sept 4-6, 2021: $500/half day or $700/full day

 

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