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Renting a Pontoon Boat in Destin
During your stay in Destin, FL venturing out to the water is a must! You can of course enjoy the shoreline from your beachfront condo, but there is no better way to enjoy the emerald, green water than by renting a pontoon boat in Destin. There are so many fun water activities that your family will love during your day in the sun. You can visit the many restaurants that offer a place to dock the boat, snorkel around in shallow water to find seashells, or visit the famous Destin attraction, Crab Island. No matter your reason for venturing out to sea, there are some important tips that you must know before renting a pontoon boat in Destin.
Where to Rent a Boat in Destin?
There are so many different rental companies in Destin that offer pontoon rentals. Because of this, we highly recommend reading the reviews on each business. Because there are so many, they are all different, and you want to make sure you rent from one that suits you and your family.
Also, make sure to check out their website! Become familiar with the services that they offer. Some companies might even put their restrictions and regulations on their website so you can prepare ahead of time.
What Licenses Do You Need to Rent a Boat in Destin?
Your rental company should walk you through exactly what licenses you will need. It is so important to be aware of any licenses necessary to rent a pontoon boat. In the state of Florida, you are required to have appropriate licenses before boarding the vessel. You also have to take a short course in order to receive the license. Most rental companies will provide you with a short course as you pick up your rental. This makes it easy for you to not only get the necessary licensing but also to know the ends and outs of how to drive a boat.
Extra Tips When Boating
- Bring plenty of water and sunscreen!
- Make sure to clean up after yourself upon returning the boat
- Every passenger will need a life jacket
- Dock at Dewey Destins for lunch
- Stop by Crab Island and wade in the water
- Check the weather before embarking on your water adventure
Renting a pontoon boat in Destin is a guaranteed good time! Check out our Things to do in Destin for more family-friendly activities!