Miami Sailing trips & boat tours

Our most recommended Miami Sailing trips & boat tours

Miami: City Cruise to Millionaire's Homes & Venetian Islands

1. Miami: City Cruise to Millionaire's Homes & Venetian Islands

Relax on a sightseeing cruise through Biscayne Bay in Miami. Sail by Hibiscus Island, take in the bustling activity at the Bayside Marketplace, and relax on the shaded top deck. Board the boat from the heart of Downtown Miami or select the option with hotel pickup to enjoy a comfortable ride to the ship. Relax in luxury on a bi-level boat with open windows and a shaded deck. From downtown, you will set sail towards Star Island, where many celebrities live in their stunning mansions. Catch a glimpse of Al Capone’s house as you cruise along Biscayne Bay. Next, head to Hibiscus Island, Palm Island, Sunset Island, and Fischer Island. See the famous Venetian Islands and discover more celebrity mansions along the way. Keep an eye out for the homes of Gloria Estefan, P. Diddy, Shaquille O'Neal, Enrique Iglesias, Phil Collins, Jennifer Lopez & Alex Rodriguez, Shakira, Ricky Martin, Matt Damon, and more. Your experienced tour guide will point out all the famous homes and landmarks.  Next, cruise down to South Beach and Bayside Marketplace to truly see all that Miami has to offer. At the end of the cruise, you will dock back in Downtown Miami. Choose to add more adventure to your day with the double-decker bus combo option, where you can hop on and hop off as you like as you encounter Miami from the land.

Miami: Sunset Cruise through Biscayne Bay and South Beach

2. Miami: Sunset Cruise through Biscayne Bay and South Beach

Take a break from the bustle of Downtown Miami and watch the sunset from the water. Cruise across Biscayne Bay and admire incredible views of the city skyline. Select the option with a hop-on hop-off bus ticket to also explore Miami by bus. Relax on a luxury yacht with open windows and shaded deck, as you listen to commentary from your guide. Sail past famous islands, catch a glimpse of Al Capone’s mansion, and cruise down to South Beach. Enjoy refreshments along the way, available for purchase from the onboard bar. Head back to shore at the end of a beautiful evening.

Miami: Private City Cruise of Miami Beach with French Guide

3. Miami: Private City Cruise of Miami Beach with French Guide

Take an all-French cruise tour of Miami and choose from a private 2-hour or 4-hour option. Get unparalleled views of the coastline as you pass by downtown Miami and Millionaire’s Row with a swim stop on the way. Go further to Coconut Grove and Biscayne Bay with the 4-hour cruise. Start your cruise with a tour of celebrity homes on Millionaire’s Row, a historic beachfront neighborhood known for its famous residents. Cruise past Star Island, Palm Island, and Hibiscus Island. Then, sail along downtown Miami, past the Perez Museum and the Miami Arena. Enter the Brickell River to admire the city's skyscrapers. With a bit of luck, you can spot dolphins and manatees. After a short swim stop, return to the starting point while admiring the Miami skyline. If you opt for the 4-hour tour, be driven to Coconut Grove after 2 hours of sailing. Take a photo of the Vizcaya House which is now a very well-known museum in Florida. Next, head to Biscayne Bay with a swimming stop, see the Virginia Keys Manatee Reserve, and more.

Miami: Private Yacht Cruise with Champagne

4. Miami: Private Yacht Cruise with Champagne

Discover the sights of Miami Bay on a private cruise for you and your group. Sip on bubbly champagne and snap selfies with Miami's skyline in the background. Choose between a Boston Whaler yacht for up to 9 people or a Sundancer yacht for up to 10 people. Bring your own drinks and keep them cool with the provided cooler and ice. Play your own tunes on the Bluetooth connected speakers. Drink champagne while you admire the beautiful city of Miami or make a toast. Admire Brickell and the Financial District from the water. Marvel at colossal cruise ships as you pass by Miami's port. Sail by the vibrant Bayside Marketplace and the Ferris Wheel before returning to your starting point. Celebrate a special occasion, create a memorable proposal, or make a regular day extraordinary. 

Miami: Biscayne Bay Happy Hour Cruise

5. Miami: Biscayne Bay Happy Hour Cruise

Set off on a cruise from Biscayne Bay in the heart of Downtown Miami. Sail past Millionaire's Row on Hibiscus Island, Palm Island, Sunset Island, Fisher Island, and the famous Venetian Islands while sipping on happy hour drinks from the onboard cash bar. After boarding, sail across Biscayne Bay to see Miami from the water. Head to the cash bar to buy yourself a drink to enjoy during your cruise. Take in spectacular views of the third-largest ever-changing skyline in the USA from the two-tiered yacht. See Millionaire's Row and Palm Island. Listen to your English- and Spanish-speaking tour guide as they point to famous homes and landmarks that cannot be seen from land. Relax with a drink on the airconditioned deck with large open windows or on the shaded open top deck. Take in Sunset Island, Fisher Island, and the Venetian Islands. Upgrade to include a meal at Hard Rock Café located at Biscayne Bay. You can enjoy your meal at Hard Rock before or right after the cruise. The last sitting is at 8:00 PM Sunday to Thursday and at 9:00 PM Friday and Saturday. Hard Rock Meal Menu: Entree: Any Hard Rock burger, entree salad, or sandwich from the menu (except the 24-Karat Gold Leaf Steak Burger or the Double Decker Double Cheeseburger) Dessert: Chef's choice Beverage: Unlimited coffee, tea, or soft drinks

Miami: Party Nightclub Cruise with Live DJ & Open Bar

6. Miami: Party Nightclub Cruise with Live DJ & Open Bar

Enjoy an all-inclusive night out on the water on a 2-level yacht departing from Bayside Marketplace. Cruise around Biscayne Bay as you and your friends enjoy complimentary snacks and unlimited drinks while taking in unbeatable views of the city skyline and homes of the rich and famous. Take fun selfies as you dance the night away at this non-stop party featuring a live DJ and MC who plays the hottest tunes including Hop-Hop, R&B, Reggae, and Latin Beats. There is even a fun dance contest and champagne showers. Make the most of your experience at the open bar featuring whiskey, rum, tequila, vodka, cognac, wine, beer, fruit juices, and sodas. As you board there will also be complimentary finger foods such as wings, hot dogs, and chips. This floating nightclub visits many of the highlights of Miami including South Beach, Miami Beach, Fisher Island, Brickell, Bayside Marketplace, the Port of Miami, and the Downtown Miami Skyline. You'll also get to see the homes of the rich and famous on the Venetian Islands, Palm Island, Hibiscus Island, and Star Island.

Miami: Boat Cruise and Hop on-Hop Off Bus Tour with Drink

7. Miami: Boat Cruise and Hop on-Hop Off Bus Tour with Drink

Board the boat from the heart of Downtown Miami. Sit back and relax in luxury on a bi-level boat with a drink with open windows and a shaded deck. From downtown, you will set sail towards Star Island, where many celebrities live in their impressive mansions. Catch a glimpse of Al Capone’s house as you cruise along Biscayne Bay, then on to Hibiscus Island, Palm Island, Sunset Island, and Fischer Island. See the famous Venetian Islands and discover more mansions of the rich and famous along the way. After your 90 minute cruise in Biscayne Bay, jump on to a Double Decker Bus and Hop on-Hop off all day. See all the best sites in Miami from Little Havana to South Beach on Ocean Dr and Lincoln Road, Wynwood Walls, the Art Deco District, Brickell, and much more. The Double Decker bus departs every hour from Bayside Marketplace starting at 10 a.m., with the last departure at 4 p.m.

Miami Beach: Private Yacht Trip with Champagne

8. Miami Beach: Private Yacht Trip with Champagne

Take a unique tour along the Miami coast on a 45-foot long yacht. Let your captain pilot your vessel past sights like Biscayne Bay, the mansions of Indian Creek, and the houses of the rich and famous. Embark on a pleasurable and glamorous nautical experience as you sail from Miami Beach. Benefit from a US Coast Guard-certified captain being in charge of the vessel where all you have to do is sit back, relax, and soak up the sights and sun. Get to know the coast off Miami as you witness Biscayne Bay, Indian Creek and its mansions, and Bal Harbor. Pause to swim or snorkel as the yacht drops anchor at Haulover Sandbar, or simply kick back and sunbathe on deck. Look out for dolphins and other forms of marine life. Sail past millionaires houses and get a glimpse of lifestyles of the rich and famous. Enjoy spectacular views of downtown Miami and its iconic skyline. Bring along a feast of your own food and drink. Make use of the free water, champagne and ice available on board. Soundtrack your experience by playing your own choice of music through the yacht's Bluetooth sound system.

South Beach: Miami Skyline and Bay Cruise on 1920s Yacht

9. South Beach: Miami Skyline and Bay Cruise on 1920s Yacht

Step aboard the only vintage yacht offering sightseeing cruises from South Beach, Miami. Let your captain guide you around the many islands of Biscayne Bay, where the rich and famous have their homes. See places the bigger cruises don't have access to and enjoy some snacks. Depart from South Beach Marina, where you'll have the chance to see multi-million dollar yachts from up close. Take a laidback boat ride with light tour narration and chill music. Bring your own bottle of wine or champagne to sip on as you admire the views and taste a delicious cheese platter. Take a seat in the polished wood interior or on the outside leisure deck for the most incredible panoramic views of the shore. View the southernmost tip of South Beach, Fisher Island, the Miami Skyline, Downtown Miami, Key Biscayne, and the Port of Miami. Learn how Star Island, San Marco Island, Belle Isle, Grove Isle, Di Lido Island, and Brickell Key were all manmade as development projects, but are now home to some of the world’s most wealthy and famous. Finally, see the iconic Flagler Monument built on an otherwise unpopulated island.

From Miami: Key West Full-Day Trip with Glass Bottom Boat and Transfer

10. From Miami: Key West Full-Day Trip with Glass Bottom Boat and Transfer

Getting to Key West from Miami on your own can be a daunting task, but this trip includes round-trip transfer so you can spend less time worrying and more time enjoying. When you arrive at Key West, you’ll have plenty of time to explore the area alone before taking the glass bottom boat out onto the water. Beloved by tourists and locals alike, the area is known for its idyllic Caribbean waters, good weather and stunning beaches. During your free time, explore all that Key West has to offer. There are plenty of interesting and entertaining things to do including visiting the Hemingway House or Mallroy Square. Located by the historic waterfront, it is a place where many gather for a never-planned, always unique daily celebration. Then move on to the highlight of the day, the boat ride. The special boat features a transparent glass bottom which allows you to see one of the world’s largest reefs, home to a multitude of tropical fish and marine life.

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based on 4,040 reviews

Excellent day which we both really enjoyed! Ticket booth was hard to find to exchange the voucher for paper copy however a quick phone call and all was well! Great customer service from get your guide team to ensure we didn’t miss out! Thank to all!

Great experience and very easy to book. The only suggestion is to have better instructions on where to find the boat at the marina.

The weather was great, the views were great, and the drinks were great too

Waaawwww it was my gf birthday…we had a good tour thank you guys

It was so fun. The staff was kind and professional!