Discover Orlando on a boat ride!
Here, we share the best Orlando boat tours – private & group trips – including scenic pontoon boat tours, airboat rides, kayaking, canoeing, sunset sails, and even boat rentals at Walt Disney World.
One of the things Florida is most known for is its famous airboat tours to see Everglades National Park.
Sign up for this fun adventure whether you’re in Fort Lauderdale or Miami, within Everglades National Park, or Orlando on Shingle Creek, on the headwaters of the Florida Everglades.
This tour includes pick up and drop off in Central Florida (including designated Disney World and Universal hotels), a BBQ lunch, a printed photo, and admission to their animal rescue Wildlife Park, where you can see birds, big cats, and reptiles.
If you want to see the fish below the water’s surface without snorkeling, sign up for a glass-bottom kayak tour.
See through the bottom of the boat on this Orlando boat tour and have the chance to view the colorful fish and marine plant life beneath you.
One of our favorite Orlando boat tours is in Winter Park.
It was established in the 1930s, decades before Walt Disney World opened in Lake Buena Vista.
Explore the city's interesting canals during a guided tour where you'll see beautiful homes and scenery.
While the Orlando boat tours listed above are within 30 minutes, on average, from Orlando, it’s worth mentioning there are more boat tour options nearby within a 2-hour drive.
Here are some additional Central Florida boat tour options...
One of our favorite destinations from Central Florida is 45 minutes north: the quaint town of Mount Dora.
There’s so much to see and do there in the afternoon or morning; a boat tour is the best way to extend your trip to a whole day.
Did you know that you can rent motorized boats at Disney World? It’s one of the best things to do at Walt Disney World, besides the parks.
Rent a Sun Tracker® Pontoon boat by the half-hour for up to 10 people.