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What to know about hiring a boat in Marina del Rey
This district in Los Angeles County opens up endless possibilities for people who love water. For boating enthusiasts, Marina del Rey is paradise. Whether you are an expert or just a beginner —the city has an array of activities in store for you beginning from boating lessons to taking a cruise.
For active travelers visiting Marina del Rey, you can hire kayaks Jet skis, and stand-up paddleboards. Choose a stand-up paddleboard yoga class for a unique experience. Book a guided kayak tour of the ocean, or power yourself around the waters of Marina del Rey for some exercise.
If you enjoy boating by wind power, hire a sailboat while in Marina del Rey. Choose from monohull and catamaran sailboats to hire or charter for an enjoyable sailing day.
Marina del Rey is also a great place to pursue your interest in fishing. Take a half-day or full-day fishing trip and enjoy catching yellow tuna, cod, mackerel, sea bass, halibut, and more. To add more excitement to your visit, go whale watching and maybe see dolphins, sea lions, and other marine life while on board your boat hire in Marina del Rey.
Boating Events in Marina del Rey
If you’re in Marina del Rey during the holiday season, check out the annual Holiday Boat Parade in Marina del Rey. Admire gorgeous decorated boats as they cruise by the harbor.
Other Things To Do
While on land in Marina del Rey, there are lots of things to see and do to enjoy your time. Visit the Fisherman’s Village and get the feeling that you’re in New England. Take a walk through Burton Chace Park and bring a picnic to enjoy the town like the locals do. Visit Ballona Saltwater & Freshwater Marshes at Playa Vista, less than a mile from Marina del Rey and an impressive natural preserve.
Locations Near Marina del Rey
Spending time in Marina del Rey ensures that you will never run out of fun things to do. The Santa Monica Mountains offer a breathtaking backdrop to your on-the-sea activities. At times you can also see Mt. Badly which is located just 50 miles from the beach. Marina del Rey is also very close to the boisterous and ever-exciting Venice-by-the-Sea, fondly known as “Venice Beach.”
Don’t forget to explore the local boating hotspots like Los Angeles, Torrance, Santa Monica, Malibu, Long Beach, and areas further south in Newport Beach, Dana Point, Oceanside, Encinitas, and San Diego.
About Marina del Rey
With its beach-style homes, warm temperate climate, and a lively harbor right at the heart of the community, Marina del Rey in California lives up to the Spanish origin of its name which means the “harbor of the king.” Marina del Rey’s harbor that houses more than 5,300 small-boat slips and is the largest man-made marina in the United States. The marina itself is surrounded by beautiful condos that offer a splendid view of to coast and numerous shops and restaurants that offer great refreshments.
The best time of year to visit Marina del Rey is during summer or late spring and early autumn. The weather in Marina del Rey is temperate year round, and it never gets really cold, but if you’re looking for heat and sunshine, choose summer as your time to visit. The winter months are still pleasant, but there is a higher chance of rain from December through February.
To get to Marina del Rey, take a flight to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and from there, it’s an easy drive or transfer on a public shuttle. The area of the seaside town itself is relatively compact and easy to get around on foot, or by a shuttle bus or water taxi. Hiring a car is recommended if you want to explore the greater L.A. area and other cities nearby.
GetMyBoat customer reviews for boat rentals in Marina del Rey.
Such a great experience! The boat was beautiful and fit our whole family. The captain took us by the dolphins and we were sailing 2 feet from the dolphins for like 30 minutes. It was one of the best experiences ever. Could not recommend this boat and crew more, they’re truly awesome.
I WOULD GO INTO LENGTHS about how amazing of an experience this was but it would literally be an in depth book. THIS EXCURSION was AMAZING!!! I 15/10 recommend captain Cade, 110% the coolest captain roaming the sea!!!! thanks for an amazing time and I will most def
We had the most incredible two hour captained cruise! Lee was an amazing captain; we couldn’t be more pleased with the booking experience, professionalism, boat and communication throughout the entire process!! We will be back again :)
All around spectacular cruise! With 6 of our friends, I surprised my boyfriend for his birthday and it was an absolute blast. Communication with Captain Mark over pre-trip info and boat details was a breeze. His enthusiasm and warm conversation was an added bonus to the experience. The sailboat was beautiful, clean, and incredibly cozy inside. We sailed for 2 hours and caught an amazing sunset, HIGHLY recommend that time to sail. Captain Mark is amazing. Can't wait to sail again!
I sent many inquiries and Landon was quick to respond and to communicate regarding the service. On time, nice boat, very accommodating captain. They had all we needed to make the boating experience amazing. Would definitely use again
We had an amazing experience sailing with Mark. From the get go Mark was quick to communicate with me and let me know the best times to set sail so that we could experience a sunset cruise. He sent me a detailed email before we set sail with recommends of what to bring and what to expect and an itinerary of the direction in which we would sail. We took the trip with my family of 4, two adults and two kids and felt the boat was very safe and well equipped. It was nice to also have a bathroom on board! The weather was beautiful and we had a perfect sunset! Mark also took us to see sealions in addition to the pelicans and dolphins that we saw in the distance. It was a fabulous experience and I would totally recommend sailing with Mark and his beautiful ship!