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Destin X Pontoon Boat Rental - Departing From Destin Harbor

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Use code PONT86 for $10 OFF ($250 min.)

Pontoon boat rentals are the perfect way to explore the coast when visiting Destin, Florida! Located right by the bay, Destin X is the closest company to all the fun at Crab Island! The famous island is just 2 minutes away, so you don't waste any of your rental time having to navigate through the harbor. Whether you're in Destin with family or friends a pontoon boat rental makes for a super fun day in the sun.

Activity Highlights

  • Safe, reliable, and updated equipment.
  • Up to 12 passengers per boat.
  • Within minutes of Crab Island and the Bay.
  • Choose your own adventure - Fish, snorkel, or cruise!

What's Included

  • Fuel (1 tank)
  • Personal flotation devices & safety equipment (Children & Infant sizes available)
  • Operating & safety orientation
  • Swim Ladder
  • Rope and anchor

What to bring

  • Towels
  • Coolers with ice, food, and drinks
  • Sunscreen
  • Water toys
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat or visor
  • Mobile phone
  • Credit card for incidentals


  • Boats can only take a strict maximum of 12 passengers regardless of age.
  • Person signing the rental contract must be 18, have a valid picture ID, & a VALID credit card, minors will need their parent to sign for them to participate.
  • Boats cannot be used as a shuttle.
  • Those who were born on or after Jan. 1, 1988 can operate the boat, but are required to take a Florida Boaters Test. If you were born before Jan 1, 1988 you do not need this license. The test is available on-site for $3 (please arrive 45 minutes prior to your appointment if a boaters license is needed).
  • Persons operating the boat must bring a valid ID for age verification.
  • You will be responsible for captaining your own boat and must have the experience and/or skill to do so.
  • Boats are prohibited from entering the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Glass bottles or items are strictly prohibited on the boat.
  • Grills & Towables are prohibited on the boat.

Additional information

  • Parking is available on-site for a fee (ride-share recommended).
  • This is activity is not handicap accessible.
  • No service animals or pets allowed.
  • Additional Fuel after 1st tank ($4/gallon).
  • Boats are equipped with 50hp engines.
  • Complimentary usage of life jackets for children under 6.
  • All boats are furnished with U.S. Coast Guard approved Personal Flotation Devices for everyone, as well as all required safety equipment.
  • If the weather is unfavorable for boating, the trip will be rescheduled for another time or day. If the customer demands cannot be met, a refund will be issued for the full amount.
  • If you are forced to return early due to weather or dangerous water conditions while boating, the price can be prorated accordingly.
  • Late fees may be assessed for late return of the equipment. Please arrive back on time. There is potentially another appointment after your appointment.
  • If there is rain while you are on the boat and you are called back in early, the price will be prorated accordingly.
  • If more than one piece of equipment is rented within a group, even if reserved separately, the vendor will make a copy of a credit card for the damage waiver instead of collecting a damage deposit. When the equipment comes back without damage, the copy is shredded.

Cancellation policy

Customers may cancel at least 24 hours prior to their arrival date and time to receive a full refund minus a $5 service fee. Customers that cancel after the 24 hour period will not be eligible for a refund. If weather or waves are unfavorable and the vendor calls off the rental, the rental may be rescheduled for a later time/date or a full refund will be issued. No-shows will not be refunded. Customer may make changes to the reservation without any fees as long as it's outside the 24 hour cancellation period.

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Read what other TripShock! travelers think about the Destin X Pontoon Boat Rental - Departing From Destin Harbor. What they loved, what they liked and what they think could be improved, it's all here to help you make the most of your next trip. Only TripShock! customers may leave reviews. Please login to your reservation to post your review.

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Review of Destin X Pontoon Boat Rental - Departing From Destin Harbor

  • Joe Watts USA Aug 25 2019 10:05am

    We had an absolute wonderful time. The staff is really friendly and accommodating. Will definitely rent a pontoon from here the next time we come to Destin.

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  • Tiffany Givens USA about 6 months ago


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  • Phillip Murray Alabama, USA about 6 months ago


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  • Douglas Pim Frisco, Texas, USA about 6 months ago


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  • Ashley Ross USA about 6 months ago

    Great customer service!

    Our guy that got our boat set up and helped us in and out was fantastic! I wish I could remember his name because he was fantastic, I would request him again next year!!! I would definitely recommend this rental place and will definitely use them again!!!

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  • Walter Fleming USA about 7 months ago

    Super day on the water

    Was the best day of our 5 day visit to Destin. The guys here took care of us very well. Everything was ready on time and the 8 hour fun day on the water was well worth it. Super nice people and will use them again when I return.

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  • Anthony Ham USA about 7 months ago


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  • Joy Sargent Alabama, USA about 7 months ago


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  • Cynthia Morrow Alabama, USA about 7 months ago

    Great Outing.

    The boat was very easy to handle. Crew were friendly and helpful. We had an awesome time.

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