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Things to Know About Hiring a Boat in Fort Lauderdale

Whether you’re an experienced boater or a novice, there are dozens of ways for you to experience the water. On GetMyBoat, you can find both captained charters and bareboat hires depending on your level of experience. Luxury yachts are an excellent way to bring people together and cruise in Fort Lauderdale or a nice sailing charter. Consider chartering a boat as a venue for a special event if you’re hosting in Fort Lauderdale.

We also offer non-motorized experiences like kayaks for hire, surfing, or stand up paddleboarding in Fort Lauderdale. Paddle sports are a great way to get exercise while enjoying your vacation and travels in this part of Florida.

If you want to venture inland for a tour, consider booking an Everglades airboat tour while you’re in Fort Lauderdale. Get up close with alligators and see the wild side of inland Florida on a swamp tour.

Jet ski hires are an exciting way to explore the Atlantic. You’ll enjoy breathtaking views of the city and skyline. Hire a jet ski and fly through the waters around Fort Lauderdale, making memories with your adventurous friends.

If you’re a fishing fanatic, book a fishing charter during your trip to Fort Lauderdale. Spend a day reeling in big catches like snapper and grouper, and have an experienced captain to take you to all the best fishing spots around the city.

A catamaran hire is another excellent way of exploring the waterways of Fort Lauderdale and the local sandbars. Sailing is a liberating feeling and a memorable experience to have when you’re traveling, and there’s nothing better than feeling the wind on your face as you admire a city from the perspective of the ocean. Hire or charter a sailboat in Fort Lauderdale for a day that you’ll never forget.

Boating Events in Fort Lauderdale

Known as the “Yachting Capital of the World,” Fort Lauderdale also hosts international boat shows towards the end of October and the beginning of November. If you happen to be in the city during this time, don’t miss the magnificent display of runabouts, express cruisers, superyachts, cabin cruisers, and more.

Other Things To Do in Fort Lauderdale

If you don’t want to spend all day every day on a boat while in Fort Lauderdale, there’s plenty to see and do on land. During the daytime, experience Fort Lauderdale by bike. The city bike tour provides a unique experience with a local guide. You can also enjoy some history at the Bonnet House Museum and Gardens, which will show you what life was like for upper-class Floridians in the early 20th century Check out the iconic Las Olas Boulevard for some shopping opportunities if you’re in need of retail therapy. For a beach day, head to Fort Lauderdale or Las Olas Beach. Relax in the sand, soak up the sun and enjoy your vacation outdoors. The water surrounding this area of Florida is calm and great for swimming, even if you are traveling with kids.

Travelers hoping to connect with nature during their time in Fort Lauderdale can find plenty of ways to do this. Head to Secret Woods Nature Center or Hugh Taylor Birch State Park for a relaxing day, walking amidst Floridian trees and observing local wildlife.

If you’re looking to explore beyond Fort Lauderdale, check out nearby cities like Pompano BeachHollywood Florida, and Boca Raton.

Marinas in Fort Lauderdale

Ready to dock for some time on land? You can find and make a dock reservation at one of Fort Lauderdale’s marinas using Dockwa. We suggest checking out The Strip – the city’s dining, shopping, and entertainment district that rules along A1A.

About Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale shares the same lively spirit as its neighbor, Miami. (Fun fact: They’re just twenty miles apart on Interstate 95.) Fort Lauderdale is an Atlantic city with seven miles of beach, and it's known for great shopping, boating, and dining. With over 165 miles of waterways and canals, the town is a boating enthusiast’s paradise.

With a tropical rainforest climate and few temperature variations between seasons, you can enjoy Fort Lauderdale all year round. Soak in the sun during hot and humid summers, or enjoy warm, dry winters in this coastal city.

Multiple airports service the greater Fort Lauderdale area. You’ll have no problem arriving by plane or driving in. To get around Fort Lauderdale and surrounding areas, it’s recommendable to hire a car.

Using GetMyBoat to Hire Your Next Boat

Experiencing the water has never been easier thanks to GetMyBoat. GetMyBoat allows you to quickly search, compare prices, submit inquiries, and pay for your hire or charter from the convenience of your phone or computer. We offer a secure platform for customers to facilitate a seamless transaction. For boat owners, we connect millions of boaters to their boat and provide the security and safe checks on each hire.

Search for the perfect experience now and book your dream day out on the water.

GetMyBoat customer reviews for boat rentals in Fort Lauderdale.

  1. TL
    Timothy
    Fishing or island hopping in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

    Nick is excellent and the boats are well maintained, overall great experience. I will certainly do it again. Slight hiccup with boats initially, but Nick was nothing but accommodating. He is excellent and I highly recommend using this boat if you want to take the family or friends out in the Fort Lauderdale waterways.

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    Kyle
    Gorgeous Viking 70' Motor Yacht Available In Fort Lauderdale And Miami

    Both Captain Todd and First Mate Yancy were Incredible. Everything was perfect and the yacht is exceptionally appointed and better than the photos show. It was my daughters 21st birthday. She and her friends had the best time and they are still talking about the day on the water. Just perfect. Thanks!

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    Tamara
    Amazing & Immaculate 40' Yacht rental in Fort Lauderdale, Boca, or Miami

    Gary was our captain for the day and he was very accommodating for our trip. We were expecting some bad weather and he was very thorough with communication up until the time we got to the boat. Even though we rented for a short amount of time, Gary still gave us a tour of the homes and anchored so we could take pictures for the bride’s bachelorette party. We would definitely choose Gary any time we come back to this area! Such a great time :)

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    Janiqua
    Charter 49ft Classic Motor Yacht in Dania Beach with Captain Eddie

    Captain Eddie and his hostess were great. They made sure our experience was amazing. Our hostess made sure we didn’t life a finger; from fixing our drinks to taking our pictures. Captain Eddie gave a great tour of the waters and even information about the area. 10/10

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    Jacqueline
    Come aboard a Beautiful 44ft Sport Yacht!!

    We thoroughly enjoyed our experience. Captain Brian was amazing. He ensured that our experience was fun, safe and aligned with our expectations. We mostly cruised around while he gave a tour of the mansions and waterways. It was a great day! Thank you.

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    Edwin
    Charter 49ft Classic Motor Yacht in Dania Beach with Captain Eddie

    I’ve rented a boat or two in my time but Captain Eddie and his first mate Kyle definitely delivered a great experience. It was our pleasure sailing with them there very accommodating attention to detail. Captain Eddie’s experience driving the boat is second to none I will definitely be booking time with them again in the future