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 a sunset cruise, family day excursion, event venue, bachelorette party, fishing charter, or the ultimate party vessel, we can help to find a boat that will fit your needs! Charter availability is limited, so make sure to reserve far in advance.
Boats for Private Charters
Electric Duffy Boat (6 passengers plus captain)-This adorable captained electric Duffy boat is the perfect way to add a little charm to your romantic sunset cruise or afternoon at Crab Island. Can accommodate up to 6 passengers. Captain included. Click here for trip and rate information.
Floating Tiki Boat (10 passengers plus driver) – This captained floating tiki boat is a fun and unique way to explore Destin. 3 hour day time cruises and 2 hour sunset cruises available. Bar stools surround the bar to offer seating for your group and you can bring your own cooler stocked with food/drinks/alcohol. Rates start at $499 for a 3 hour cruise. Click here to book.
Chasin’ the Sun (11 passengers)– This captained double decker pontoon with a slide is perfect for smaller groups who don’t want to drive a boat by themselves. Offers seating for 11 passengers (including infants/children) plus the captain. Rent for 4 or 8 hours or for sunset. Features marine stereo and sound system, seating on upper and lower decks, slide, trampoline, and paddleboard. No restroom onboard, but the captain can drive you back to the dock if/when needed. Rates start at $695 for 4 hours in the Spring (3/3-5/13) or $895 in the Summer (5/14-9/8). Click here to book. Note: 7 days cancellation notice required.
Shell Kat (26 passengers)- The Shell Kat is a 32′ Bellecraft catamaran with seating for up to 26 passengers plus captain and crew. Perfect for large groups who don’t want to be separated on multiple boats. Full marine restroom on board keeps your day worry-free, stereo system keeps the fun going! Book for Crab Island excursions or special events. Private excursions to Crab Island start at $1275 for 2.5 hours, plus taxes and gratuity for captain and crew. Call to Book.
Island Queen (30 passengers)– This 34′ Beachcat catamaran offers seating for up to 30 guests plus captain and crew, offers a stereo system for your listening enjoyment and an on-board modern marine restroom for your convenience and peace of mind. Book for Crab Island excursions, all-inclusive Corporate Events, sunset wedding parties, and more…Rates start at $1470 for 2.5 hours, plus tax and gratuity. Call to Book.
Island Girl (49 passengers)- The largest of our private tour boats, this 45′ Corinthian catamaran can be rented with captain and crew for your next big event. The boat offers extensive seating, top of the line sound system, and a modern marine restroom for your convenience. Perfect for corporate events, wedding parties, large bachelor or bachelorette parties, and more. Rates start at $3300, including kayaks, paddleboards, snorkel gear and a stop at our inflatable waterpark, plus tax and gratuity for the crew. Catering or packaged lunches can be added for an additional fee through The Harbor Tavern or The Edge Seafood restaurant. Call to Book.
We have a large selection of charter fishing boats as well. Whether you are looking for inshore, nearshore, or deepsea fishing, we have the boat for you. We can accommodate small groups and large groups up to 23 passengers. Click here for more information and rates on our fishing charter fleet.