If there's anything we appreciate when we travel, it's the ability to see a city by land and sea. This is why Miami boat tours appeal to us. Read on to the end for all your Miami boat tour options and bookmark this post for your next Miami vacation.

1. Speedboat Sightseeing Tour of Miami

Cruise down Miami's waterways on a speed boat as you spot multi-million dollar homes on Fisher Island, Star Island, and Venetian Islands where many celebrity homes are located.

2. Island Queen Miami Boat Tour

If you want a boat with conveniences like air conditioning and a restroom, this one-and-a-half-hour tour of Millionaire's Row is a great choice.  You'll have great views of the Miami skyline during this Miami boat tour aboard the double-decker boat, Island Queen.

3. Three-hour Catamaran Cruise

This catamaran boat cruise allows you to jet ski and go on a banana boat while out to sea.  Drinks are included, which is certainly a perk if you're on vacation in Miami!

4. Miami Skyline Cruise

This cruise shows you why Miami is the “Magic City,” from its millionaire mansions on Hibiscus Island to Venetian Islands, and even Star Island, where Al Capone's mansion is.



5. Charter a Yacht for 1 to 12 people

Set out for the ocean yourself or with a group of up to 12 people, on this 4-hour private yacht charter on a 45′ vessel. This experience is great if you're a big group and split the cost, like for a family gathering or bachelor or bachelorette party.

6. Intimate (and Private) Miami Catamaran Sail

Sail on a private catamaran for three hours! Enjoy the peaceful breezes off the coast of Miami with a memorable adventure at an affordable price.  If you're feeling extra adventurous, they will clip you onto the boat and allow you to hang off the side!

7. Two-Hour Private Boat Rental Up to 8 People

Book this boat for up to 8 people for 2 hours. Be sure to bring a music playlist because they have Bluetooth and speakers on the boat! You can also bring your favorite drinks along to stock in their onboard cooler.

8. Four-Hour Private Miami Boat Tour

If you only have a party of up to 5 people (including yourself), consider this 4-hour boat tour.  There is no set itinerary so you can customize what sights you see from the water.

9. Take a Deep-Sea Fishing Half-Day Miami Boat Tour

Love to fish? Don't miss the chance to go deep-sea fishing for half a day off the coast of Miami!

10. Private Sailing Cruise for Up to 4 People

This private sailing for up to four people may be the tranquil city escape you've been looking for.  This Miami sailboat adventure lasts two to four hours and includes soft drinks and water, and sails from Miami's Coconut Grove, near downtown Miami.


One of the prettiest views of the water is during sunset. These Miami boat tours allow you to soak up the sun just before it sets on a sunset cruise that sails during this golden time.

11. Sunset and “Moon Watch” Miami Boat Ride

This private two-and-a-half-hour sunset and “moon watch” boat ride for up to 8 people includes an experience spanning three picture-perfect situations: daylight, into the sunset, and then nighttime.

12. Catamaran Ride around Biscayne Bay National Park

Sip a complimentary glass of champagne while watching the sunset during this shared catamaran Biscayne Bay boat tour.  You'll even see the Cape Florida Lighthouse on Key Biscayne during this Miami water tour.

13. Shared Tour of the Everglades from Miami

If you're more of a person who loves a jungle over the beach, consider an airboat tour of the world-famous Everglades in Florida. Pick-up and drop-off transportation is provided from your Miami Beach or Downtown Miami hotel.

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