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Fishing Charters in Destin Florida

Local fishing charters are offered by a variety of boat captains running both fresh water and deep sea fishing trips. Available boats range from 23 feet to over 100 feet. In addition, there are party boats, dinner cruises and even a pirate ship. Check out our list of recommended charters. Be sure to call them direct for the best rates.

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Southern Star Dolphin Cruises
HarborWalk Village - Marina Level
100 Harbor Blvd, Suite A
888.424.7217 or 850-837-7741

Dolphin and sunset cruises aboard the 80 foot, glass bottom boat the Southern Star, Destin's original dolphin cruise boat. This relaxing 2 hour cruise is a great experience for the entire family and has been featured on CNN and National Geographic. The boat is climate controlled and features snacks, gifts, rest rooms and a sound system. During the narrated trip kids get to steer the boat, feed the birds and all aboard get an up close view of the area's sea life.


Charter Boats
Phone: 850 837-2320

Three of Destin's top producing deep sea fishing boats offering all day or overnight fishing charters. All boats are fast, clean, comfortable, air-conditioned, and have interior bunks, dining area, and a restroom. We supply the crew, bait, ice, tackle, and fishing licenses. For more information on Sunrise Charters of Destin, Florida.
Vvisit our website at:

Party Boats
Phone: 850 837-5088
Toll Free: 888 837-5088

Individual tickets sold or charters available for deep sea fishing on two of Destin's most popular, fast, clean, air-conditioned vessels with an experienced, friendly, professional crew. Boat provides the bait, ice, tackle, and fishing licenses plus separate bathrooms for men and women. For more information, visit

Legacy Boating Club
770 Harbor Blvd, Marina Office
Destin, FL 32541


Legacy Boating Club in Destin, Florida is for people who enjoy boating but prefer not to own a boat. The club owns and professionally maintains a fleet of beautiful powerboats up to 30' including cabin cruisers, offshore fishing boats, sport boats and deck boats. Legacy is the hassle-free, affordable alternative for luxury boating on the Emerald Coast.

SunQuest Cruises
Baytowne Marina
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
Destin, Florida
Phone:850-650-2519 Fax:850-654-5082

Dine... Dance... Cruise aboard SOLARIS, Destin's top attraction as the only dinner dance yacht. Indulge in Destin fine dining with chef-prepared meals, full service bar and live entertainment while cruising into the sunset. Experience Destin dining from all three decks - perfect for a romantic evening, a party with family and friends or an all out celebration. SOLARIS can entertain up to 150 passengers and is available for private charters for Destin weddings, rehearsal dinners, corporate functions or any special event, anytime of the day.

Charter Boat Phoenix
Phone:850 837 9734
Harbor Walk Marina between AJ's & the Lucky Snapper

Charter Boat Phoenix caters to all levels and types of fishing! Captain Scott Robson has thirty years experience in Destin and is ready to help with your fishing adventure. USCG approved for 22 passengers, A/C, Microwave, refrigerator, TV, DVD, bathroom, 8 sleeping bunks. Big live well for fishing (with live bait). Call 850.837.9734 to plan your fishing trip abroad the Phoenix today!


Jack M Up Fishing Charters
104 Miracle Strip Pkwy
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
(Behind Fort Walton Beach Yacht Basin)
Phone: 850 543-7386  Fax: 850 864-2250

The Miss Clarissa is a fast and comfortable 23 ft. Seacraft.  Licensed for 4 passengers, 4-8 hour trips available.  Specializing in live bait trolling and bottom fishing in the Gulf of Mexico and Choctawhatchee Bay. 

For more information:
Call Captain Brain Keith at 850 543-7386 or visit


Pelican Adventures, Inc.
314-D Harbor Blvd Destin, Florida 32541
Heron Walk Marina

Pelican Adventures

When planning your vacation to Florida's Gulf Coast, Pelican Adventures, Inc. has you covered! From deep sea fishing in the Gulf of Mexico or Choctawhatchee Bay to Snorkeling or Parasailing.

See our website for photos and more exciting details! or call 850 650-3825!

Backlash Charters
210 Hwy 98 E
Destin, Florida 32541

Gone Fishing!

Step aboard the "Backlash" for the fishing adventure of a Lifetime! 

Half Day, All Day and Overnight Fishing Charters available.  The "Backlash" has A/C, microwave, dining area, interior bunks, and a restroom.  They supply the crew, bait, ice, tackle, and fishing licenses. 

For more information, please visit their website:
or call 850 837-6800!

Double Time Charters
East Pass Marina   288 E. Hwy 98
Destin, Florida  32541

Come fishing with Capt. Tim aboard the Double Time, a 25 foot, fast and stable catamaran. Four to eight hour charters available for up to four adults fishing the Gulf of Mexico and Choctawhatchee bay. Live bait light tackle fishing for experienced anglers and first-timers too.

Call Captain Tim at (850) 685-1932 to find out what's biting, or click DoubleTimeCharters
for more information.

Olin Marler Charter Fishing
102 Highway 98 E
Destin, Florida 32541

Olin Marler Charter Fishing is one of
Destin's oldest and established companies.
Private, group or party boat charters available every day!

Call us at 850.654.7113 or Visit

Charter Boat Back Down 2
210 Harbor Blvd, Destin FL 
(west dock behind
Fisherman's Wharf Restaurant)

Fish with Capt Gary Jarvis, the number 1 tournament winner in Destin.  Capt Gary
and the Charter Boat Back Down 2 have won over 1.4 million in cobia & marlin tournaments. 

We do all types of trips and fishing but long range two and three day tuna trips are our specialty!

Call 850.837.9551!


SunVenture Cruises
314 Harbor Blvd
Destin, Florida 32541
Located at Heron Harbor, 1/2 mile east of the Destin Bridge

The 45 foot SunVenture Catamaran cruises daily from the Destin Harbor for the closest view of the dolphins, Crab Island Excursions, seasonal Harbor/Fireworks Cruises and Private Cruises for up to 49 guests. Flexible schedules include anything from mid-morning cruises to sunset dolphin cruises. All cruises, including private cruises, are chartered by our Coast Guard-Licensed Captain for a worry-free, safe day on the water. Catering available for any private cruise celebration from bachelor parties and brunches to birthdays and weddings


Buccaneer Pirate Ship
100 Harbor Blvd.
Destin, FL 32541
850.269.0896 or 850.837.6641

Unlock the treasure of your heart and let your dreams come true as you embark on a thrilling adventure aboard the Buccaneer! Our motley crew will interactively entertain your whole family aboard a 100 foot Pirate Ship. Join the merriment of pirate stories, sword fights, treasure hunts, water gun battles, music and games if you dare set sail on the seas of Destin!


Relentless Charter Fishing
Heron Harbor Marina
Destin, FL 32541

The RELENTLESS is a 65' custom built sports fisherman, designed and built by Captain Brant Kelly, with the layout and necessities for the hardcore fisherman, but with the comforts and amenities to indulge everyone.
The RELENTLESS is a family-owned and operated business. Please feel free to call Brant or Laurie Kelly for available dates, prices or to discuss the details of your trip.

Dockside Watersports & Parasailing
390 Harbor Blvd
Destin, FL 32541

Dockside Watersports & Parasailing

Everything FUN under the SUN! Soar high through the sky during the BEST parasailing experience in Destin! Explore the local waters with our pontoon boats or fishing boats OR let us guide you on a dolphin & wild life tour! Zip through the waves in our NO GOVERNOR jet skis- that's right, go as fast as you want! No hassle parking, unload directly from your car to boat.

Sea Blaster - Destin's Original
Harbor Walk Village
66 Harbor Blvd.
Destin, FL 32541
850.654.6888 Fax: 850.654.6882

The Funnest Dolphin - Sightseeing Cruise on the Beach. The Sea Blaster offers 3 types of exciting tours, a Snorkel / Dolphin Cruise, a Dolphin / Beach Cruise and a Sunset / Dolphin Cruise. Kids can Captain the Sea Blaster. Complimentary Beer, Wine, Sodas & Water are served on all cruises.
Mention and get a $2 discount on all adult tickets.


Mobile Sports LLC
314 Harbor Blvd.
Destin, Florida 32541
Phone: 850.687.1626

Mobile Sports LLC

Welcome to Destin's Original and Best Banana Boat Ride.  Rated #1 Thing to do in Destin FOUR years in a row.  A unique approach to a classic ride.

Bring your friends and family and climb aboard our 20 ft speed boat. Enjoy the Harbor tour as we get ready to Ride The Banana around the local waters. This is The Activity to assure you leave Destin with an amazing memory to share. Personal service. No strangers on your boat and no waiting for others to have fun while you wait for your turn. At Mobile Sports, it is all about you! There is a good reason for our #1 ranking, and we are eager to show you what all the fuss is about. Check out our reviews, and go to our website to reserve your vacation memory today!


Destin Snorkel
66 Harbor Blvd.
Destin, FL 32541

Visit Destin Snorkel in Harborwalk Village and join one of our many tours: snorkeling, Snuba, shelling/dolphin, sunset/dolphin, private fishing charters and fireworks tours. No other company gives you the variety of tour choices and snorkeling flexibility than Destin Snorkel.

Book your reservation online at or call 850-269-2329 today!


The Kayak Experience
600 Harbor Blvd
Destin, FL 32541
850.837.1577 Fax 850.837.1579

Destin's only Kayak dealer with a full line of accessories and kayaks for sale including Ocean, Wilderness Systems & Old Town Kayaks, Aqua Bound paddles, Thule rack systems, Extraport & Stohlquist PDF's, Voyageur accessories, Snapdragon & Seals spray skirts and cockpit covers, Chaco sandals, fishing accessories & more. On the first Saturday of each month come try out any Kayak in stock on beautiful Destin Harbor - Try before you buy.


Sea Dragon Pirate Cruise
5325 North Lagoon Drive
Panama City Beach, FL 32408

Sea Dragon Pirate Cruise

Come with us and enjoy a unique and fun filled 2-hour family adventure cruise on one of Florida’s premier vacation attractions. The kids will sword fight, swab the deck, fire the kid cannon, search for treasure and much more while you sit back, listen to the music and enjoy the scenery. Have a cold drink or snack while you help the captain search for dolphins.

More info and schedule at or call (850) 234 7400.

Open March through October!


Xtreme H2O Sports
7 Calhoun Drive
Destin, FL 32541

Xtreme H2O Sports

Located on the bay, we're the only watersports company not in the harbor which means no idling through the harbor and more riding time! We offer parasail, waverunners with NO GOVERNERS, pontoon boats and dolphin tours via waverunner. Free photo/video package on all parasail flights booked today!


Lagoon Pontoons
5201 North Lagoon Drive
Panama City Beach, FL 32408
Phone: 850.249.3547

Lagoon Pontoons

Pontoon Boat rentals, Swim with the Dolphins Jet Ski and Boat Tours!

Panama City Beach Pontoon Rental Company offering not just Boat Rentals but also Jet Ski Rentals, Dolphin Tours, Guided Jet ski Adventures and Private Boat Tours! Be your own captain or let us take you. Get on the water and explore beautiful Shell Island.


Rocked Up Charters
113 John Sims Pkwy West
Niceville, FL 32578
850.642.1606 /Fax 850.689.8536

Rocked Up Charters

We specialize in Deep Sea Fishing with a 28' Contender center console powered by twin 150 HP Yamaha outboards.

We get you to the fish quickly so you have more time to bottom fish for Grouper, troll for Wahoo, live bait fish for Amberjack, deep drop for tilefish or jig for Yellowfin Tuna.

State of the art electronics : GPS, Fish Finder, Radar, Auto Pilot & Ship to Shore Radio. Fast cruise 25 to 30 mph. 6 to 14 hour charters for up to 4 people.


Miss Sandy Charters
10 harbor Blvd
Destin, FL 32541

Crocker Bros. Painting LLC

Charter boat AL-LE operated by Miss Sandy Charters & Captain Paul Cox. A 45 foot Custom Bertram offering private charters for up to 6 passengers. Outstanding interior accoutrements and comfort, full galley, full size restroom & shower, sleeps 6, 37" flat screen TV, all modern electronics, outriggers and tuna/cobia tower, three AC units for ultimate comfort. We have the finest Custom tackle in the fleet. Trips are available from 4 to 48 hours. Shark trips available nightly.

Charter Boat Anastasia
10 Harbor Blvd
Harbor Walk Marina
Destin, FL 32541

Charter Boat Anastasia

We offer year round fishing charters including half day, full day and 2 or 3 day trips. We can troll for King Mackerel, Spanish mackerel, or Cobia or bottom fish for Snapper, Grouper, Triggerfish, Amberjack and Mahi Mahi. Sports fishing is usually for Sailfish, Marlin, and Tuna.

The 65' Anastasia has the capacity for 44 people, offers an exceptional deep sea fishing experience and is outfitted with superb fish finding and navigation equipment, a comfortable air conditioned cabin, and satellite TV.

Captain William F Davis
Captain Tony Davis

No Alibi Charters
210 Hwy 98 E, Slip 28
Destin, FL 32541
850 533 1004 / Fax 850 424 7855

No Alibi Charters

No Alibi Charters is a Deep Sea Charter Fishing Company located in Destin, Florida. We specialize in making memories for a lifetime. From 4 hour shark trips to 3 day Tuna trips we accommodate every style of fishing and a great time to boot! The No Alibi is a 42' fiberglass boat and the crew prides themselves on keeping it in top condition. Air-conditioned, and comfortable with many amenities of home.

Emerald Coast Scuba
503 harbor Blvd
Destin, FL 32541

Emerald Coast Scuba

Snorkel, Dive, Cruise, Swim or shop in our extensive dive store with Emerald coast Scuba. Discover wonders underwater with reef and wreck dives, no matter your style an unforgettable experience for the whole family awaits. No certification needed.

Crab island trips are available during the summer months.


Crab Island Dolphin Tours
Destin, FL 54321
Phone: 850.803.5466 (LIMO)

Crab Island Dolphin Tours

Are you thinking of getting a pontoon boat to go on the beautiful waters of Destin but do not want the hassle of renting or driving the boat? If so let us do all the work while you enjoy all the area has to offer. You will have all the exclusivity of your own boat but none of the responsibility. Why not rent the boat and the captain? We are your limousine on the water!

Pescador III
314 Harbor Blvd
Destin, FL 32541

Pescador III

The Pescador III is a custom-built, 51 foot sportfisher that's maintained in top condition. With a maximum capacity of 16 passengers she's a great choice for family and business fishing trips. Captain Mike Whitley is a long time Destin resident that has operated the Pescador III for over 8 years. Bait, tackle, fishing license, fish ice and fish cleaning are provided free. Families & children welcome.


Great Southern Yacht Sales
3997 Commons Drive West, Suite A
Destin, FL 32541
Phone: 850.424.5344

Rooms To Go

Great Southern Yachts personalized approach helps us focus our resources on our client's listing or purchasing goals. We can react to market variations and conditions quickly to ensure that there are no missed opportunities. Our personalized use of various yachts has given us a real world knowledge from the client's perspective which allows us to work as a team in order to find that special "one" for you or a buyer for your current yacht. sources


La Dolce Vita
15000 Emerald Coast Pkwy
Destin, Florida 32541
Phone: 850.650.0289 866.651.1869

La Dolce Vita

The largest selection of beach service and watersport rentals in and around Destin. Relax in a variety of beach chair and umbrella options, including Beach Beds and Floating Cabanas. Options include Parasailing, Paddleboarding, Snorkeling, Boogie Boarding, Wave Runners, Single & Double Deck Pontoon Boats, Kayaks, Floating Water Parks, Beach Bonfires, Beach Wheel Chairs, Sailboats, Golf Carts, Banana Boat Rides & GoPro rentals. Reserve your Beach Service & Watersport rentals online, come see us on the beach, or give us a call at 1.866.651.1869!


Blue Crab Water Sports & Fishing Charters
404 Harbor Blvd
Destin, FL 32541

Blue Crab Watersports

We're a friendly, family run business that strives to give maximum value for your vacation investment and create great memories from your time in Destin. We offer the largest privately owned center console catamaran fishing boat in Destin that's stable in the water with ample deck space for fishing and families.

Also Pontoon boat, Jet ski, Kayak and Paddle board rentals. Whatever you would like to do on the water here in Destin we can help you!

Spider Crab Charters
112 Gail La Rue
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
Phone: 850.830.3427

Spider Crab Charters

Private sailing charters, by the hour, on our 34 foot catamaran. Scenic sunset cruises, dolphin watching, leisurely sailing or just party at Crab Island. Up to 6 persons can be accommodated and a variety of itineraies can be met, we are very flexible and accommodating. $125.00 / hour all inclusive, 2 hour minimum.



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