The Boat Boat Hires in Cape Coral, Florida

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24ft Yamaha Bowrider near Fort Myers, Cape Coral
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24ft Yamaha Bowrider near Fort Myers, Cape Coral

What to know about hiring a boat in Cape Coral

If you want to enjoy Cape Coral on the water, hiring a boat, kayak or embarking on a fishing tour is a great way to experience all that this city has to offer. From a boat, you can explore the miles of canals surrounded by plants and wildlife, cruise around in the open water of the Gulf, or drop a line to catch some fish in the ocean. For the sporty vacationer, you can paddle around the mangroves in a kayak. There’s an abundance of options for boat hires. From small power boats to pontoons, chartered fishing tours, small power boats to jet ski hires, and endless choices for watersports, Cape Coral has it all. Visit Fort Myers Beach for a day, park your boat at one of more than 40 waterside restaurant for a seaside lunch, and watch the breathtaking sunset from the water. The hot, sunny temperatures and mild winds make Cape Coral a perfect destination to enjoy by boat.

While you can visit Cape Coral at any time of the year to enjoy the water and hire a boat, the late summer and early autumn months are the best times to go. You'll avoid the tourist crowds September-November. March tends to be the peak busy season during the weeks of Spring Break vacations. The summer months of June-August have the highest amount of rainfall and can be uncomfortably hot.

Captiva Island is an excellent destination in Cape Coral for fishing. You can cruise there on your own for a day of great catches; Bass, Snapper, Mackerel, and many more. Sanibel Island is also easy to reach from Cape Coral by boat and offers beautiful beaches and water sports. Boca Grande is also an excellent choice for fishing, as it is host to many fishing tournaments and has a large tarpon population.

A great day trip that will help you get the most out of your boat hire is a stop at Cayo Costa. It's a protected state park that is only accessible by private boat or ferry. Its pristine, white sandy beaches and sparkling blue waters make it the perfect stop for nature lovers who want to escape the rowdy crowds. Park your boat for a day of swimming, snorkeling, surfing, and nature walks in this special spot.

Things to Do Near Cape Coral

Fort Myers is also nearby, offering a beach and shopping opportunities as the commercial center of the area. Fort Myers is also considered the gateway to the Southwest Florida region and offers a variety of activities including restaurants and nightlife. This metropolitan area offers a variety of dining choices as well as opportunities to visit different historical sites for those interested in Florida history.

There is something for everyone in Cape Coral, whether you take a vacation to relax or to explore. The abundance of wildlife and beautiful vistas available in this region of the Gulf Coast will charm any visitor, and there are alternatives in nearby locations for those who are more interested in hitting the mall or trying out new cuisine. For the beachcombers and water babies, Cape Coral boat hires offer a wide variety of ways to interact with nature, the ocean, and the coastline. One of the best activities available in Cape Coral is watching the sunset over the water, as the sunsets in Florida are not to be missed. It’s a great way to end your day on the Gulf coast and enjoy the warm breezes of the Cape Coral area as the stars come out over the water.

Marinas Around Cape Coral

Cape Coral (and nearby Fort Myers) have over 20 marinas to serve your boating needs. Most of the marinas are situated within the canals off of the Caloosahatchee River, which leads into the Gulf. Some of the most popular are Cape Harbour Marina, Tarpon Point Marina, and Cape Coral Goldman Yacht Basin. These marinas will give you access to the gulf, canals, and river for all your boating needs.

Other Things To Do in Cape Coral

If you prefer to paddle your own vessel to explore the waters, a day of stand-up paddle boarding around Pine Island South Aquatic Reserve is a great choice. It’s a fantastic way to become immersed in local flora and fauna of this protected area.

Planning Your Trip to Cape Coral

Located on the Gulf Coast of southern Florida, this “Waterfront Wonderland” has more miles of canals than any other city in the world! This makes it a popular destination for boating and fishing. The waterways are a habitat for manatees, as well as local bird species in the mangroves. It’s a great destination for families and retirees, as well as young vacationers who want a more relaxed vacation experience.

The best time to visit Cape Coral is within the months of September-November. September is the least crowded time with temperatures between 20-26°C. October is the sunniest month in Cape Coral, and the average water temperature is around 80℉. Because of the high levels of sun exposure, be sure to pack sunscreen for all activities, especially days spent out on the water.

When on land, be sure to check out nearby wildlife hikes. At the Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve there are nature walks that will guide you to see the flora and fauna. If you get hungry, stop by the Saturday Farmer’s Market for food trucks. Consider taking a distillery tour at the Wicked Dolphin to get a taste of the local rum. If you are looking to work on your swing, check out Cape Royal or Coral Oaks golf courses for a day out on the green.

GetMyBoat customer reviews for boat rentals in Cape Coral.

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    Dan
    SunTracker Pontoon Boat Rental in Cape Coral and Surrounding Areas

    You are not going to find better people to work with on your boating experience. George is very easy to work with on booking it and Martin is extraordinary on getting you ready for your pre-trip takeoff. Will definitely be coming back to these guys the next time I’m down!

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    Carlos
    SunTracker Pontoon Boat Rental in Cape Coral and Surrounding Areas

    This company has everything on point. The boat runs great. All safety equipment is up to date and on the boat. I had 9 family members with coolers, boat ran great. We ran the boat for 8 hrs in all kinds of water. From calm to waves. Parked it on a beach , went swimming. Person (Martin) from the company met us ,gave us a briefing ,his cell phone # and on out way we went. Everything from towing to maps of the area were ready for us. Keep up the great work. Don’t change anything. Especially Martin. He is a wonderful, first face of the company.

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    Tom
    Best Value Rental Around! Brand new Beautiful 2018 Suntracker 24' DLX Party Barge

    I would highly recommend this boat and owner they made our family vacation boat rental a breeze. The boat was on time and extremely well taken care of. Made us feel like family. Will definitely rent this boat again next time we are in Cape Coral FL

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    Sarah
    Boat Charter in Cape Coral (with Captain only) - 4 hour and 8 hour tours

    Captain Christian was a fantastic tour guide and we truly enjoyed our trip on his boat. We saw dolphins and manatee, lots of birds. He was very engaging, super friendly, funny and playful, and very knowledgeable. We had a great time and would do it again!

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    Stacy
    30ft Scarab Center Console Ready for Fun in Cape Coral/Fort Myers Area

    Very awesome experience got picked up at our house that was cool made it very enjoyable knew exactly where to go!! Very patient with the kids took us to the beach so my son Could parasail for his 15th bday. Made it a day to remember thanks again!!! Until next time

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    Donald
    Best Value Rental Around! Brand new Beautiful 2018 Suntracker 24' DLX Party Barge

    Would definitely recommend. My family of six booked last minute, and George and Martin were very accommodating. Communication was superb…I thought there was a mechanical issue (which there wasn’t; just a novice not knowing what a blinking light was)…. And the owner was very quick to answer my text and reassure us that everything was good. A+++