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Crab Island Excursion (Departing From Fort Walton)

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Cruise to the popular hangout "Crab Island" aboard this cool catamaran from Okaloosa Island (Fort Walton Beach). This is where the locals go to relax and enjoy a sunny day on the water. Enjoy a narrated tour and scenic view on the way over to Crab Island. Feel free to chill out and play in the pristine, sparkling waters. This tour is the most popular alternative to renting a boat.

Activity Highlights

  • 3 and 4-hour excursions to Crab Island
  • See dolphins and other marine wildlife
  • Socialize and relax with the locals and other tourists while wading around the sandbar
  • Enjoy the scenic views to and from Crab Island

What's Included

  • Emergency personal flotation devices

What to bring

  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Personal cooler for food and beverages
  • Towel
  • Bathing suit
  • Cash (for snack and beverage purchases and gratuity)
  • Alcoholic beverages are allowed on the boat, but glass is prohibited.


  • Children under 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
  • Only emergency life preservers are on the boat. Guests that wish to have a more comfortable life jacket must bring them.
  • Large parties over 15 are asked to make reservations at least 24 hours prior to departure.
  • This trip requires a minimum of 12 adult participants or equal value to depart, which varies by season. If the minimum is not met, an agent will call to reschedule or offer a full refund.
  • Glass bottles are prohibited.
  • The tour boat has a maximum capacity of 49 passengers.

Additional information

  • There is a restroom on the boat.
  • Free parking is available on site.
  • Snacks and beverages are available onboard for purchase (cash only).
  • Children under 2 are FREE but need to be accounted for during booking.
  • The tour is not wheelchair accessible.
  • Holiday weekend cruises last an additional half hour.
  • The boat is a 45-ft Corinthian Catamaran.

Cancellation policy

Customers may cancel at least 48 hours prior to their arrival date to receive a full refund minus a $5 service fee. Customers that cancel after the 48 hour period will not be eligible for a refund. If the captain calls off the tour due to weather, the tour may be rescheduled by the vendor for a later time/date or a full refund will be issued. Customer may make changes to the reservation without any fees as long as it's outside the 48 hour cancellation period. No-shows will not be refunded.

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  • Kelly Sarvis USA about 6 months ago


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  • christine hawse USA about 6 months ago


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  • Sergio Barrionuevo USA about 6 months ago

    Great Time!

    We had a great time, I recommend it. Crab Island is a must when you're visiting Destin.

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  • Michelle Gil USA about 6 months ago

    Awesome experience

    It was so much fun. There is something for each member of the family to do. The captain of the boat was very helpful.

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  • Don Robinson USA about 6 months ago

    Awesome time!!!

    Had a great time and would highly recommend!

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  • Joy Scott USA about 6 months ago


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  • Jeffery Couch Alabama, USA about 6 months ago

    Crab Island

    Great experience! Fun had by all

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  • Magen Davis USA about 6 months ago


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  • Rhonda Alexandria Alabama, USA about 6 months ago

    Crab Island the Best!

    Loved our trip to Crab Island! The Captain and crew took great care if us. You just have to have fun and let them do the rest! They gave clear instructions on what to do and when to be back on the boat. Great guys. Would recommend to everyone.

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  • Cathy Thompson Alabama, USA about 7 months ago

    Crab island Excursion, departing from Fort Walton.

    All had a wonderful time! Can't wait to do it again...

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