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The Best Boat Hire in Miami

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Boat Hire & Yacht Rentals in Miami

From its Art Deco District and renown Cuban-infused cuisine to its warm, clear waters, Miami has so much to offer to travelers. One activity that’s always consistently named to lists of things to do in Miami? Hiring a yacht. There’s nothing quite like spending the day relaxing in the ocean breeze and soaking up some rays, and by the time you dock on shore, you’ll see fabulous views of Miami’s famed skyline.

If you’ve been looking for a great place for a boat hire, Miami is a perfect location. With GetMyBoat, you can find over 600 different yacht charters, boat hire, and on-the-water experiences.

Plus, many boat owners also offer extras like lunch or dinner onboard, jet skis, sea kayaks, and other amenities to add to your trip. We’ve also helped people book their bucks party and hens parties, destination weddings, milestone birthdays, anniversary trips, and honeymoon excursions. We would recommend finding a captained charter unless you or someone in your group has the experience and licensing to take a bareboat hire out on the water.

In addition to yachts, we have jet ski hire, deep sea fishing charters, sea kayaks, party pontoon hire, and surfing lessons available. We can’t wait for you to experience everything Miami has to offer.

7 Reasons to Hire a Boat in Miami

With so many things to do in South Florida, you might be trying to decide between planning a boat hire or spending a day doing something on land.

There are tons of great reasons to book a boat hire in Miami, but here are our top seven.

1. Enjoy the relaxing and therapeutic benefits of being out on the water, which has been known to have a calming and rejuvenating effect on people
2. Get some natural Vitamin D from the sun (though we also recommend broad-spectrum sunscreen)
3. Spend time with friends and family, because it’s a great way to catch up
4. Learn something new, whether it’s seeing how a new-to-you type of watercraft operates or advancing your sailing skills
5. Take a break from electronics and devices for a few hours
6. Spot some interesting wildlife, ranging from sea and ocean birds to dolphins, whales, sharks, and more
7. Cool off during Miami’s hot and humid summer months, or bask in the relative warmth during Florida’s mild winters

Packing List

Once you’re booked, get ready for your excursion! Whether you pack travel-sized items in your luggage or you’re planning to pick up some odds and ends locally, there are a few essentials you should pack into your beach tote for a day offshore:

• Broad-spectrum sunscreen protects against both UVA and UVB rays. Apply at least 20 minutes prior to going outside and reapply every two hours (more frequently if you’re sweating or swimming). While sunbathing feels nice, you don’t want to risk sun damage – and a nasty sunburn can really put a damper on the rest of your trip!
• Sunglasses are a must-have for reducing glare and they can help you avoid wrinkles around your eyes. Polarized ones are a good pick if you have them, since they help with boaters’ fatigue.
• A cover-up and a sun hat are also key, and they let you layer up for lounging or dressing down for a dip in the ocean. Many yachts have sun shades or cabins where you can get out from the sun, but it’s always good to bring a cover-up to be safe.
• Waterproof smartphone cases are a good idea, especially if you’d rather avoid having to replace your phone due to water damage (or losing it altogether in the ocean).

We also recommend downloading our free GetMyBoat mobile app (available on iOS and Android) to stay up-to-date with communication from the boat owner and clarify any details around meeting location, weather, and tips.

Onshore Things to Do in Miami

Besides its warm, humid weather and white sand beaches, Miami is known for its vibrant nightlife, spas, restaurants, and diverse history. Once you’ve docked for the day, we recommend finding some great Latin cuisine; while Cuban seems obvious, there are also incredible Venezuelan, Peruvian, and Colombian restaurants throughout the city. Be sure to hydrate after a day out on the water – sun exposure can be quite dehydrating – especially if you plan to partake in cocktails and dancing in the evening. Another popular activity is to relax and decompress at one of Miami’s many luxury spas for a massage or scrub.

Looking for something a bit more structured? While planning your trip, we’d suggest adding these tours and activities to your list:

• Explore Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
• Take in a Marlins, Canes, or Dolphins game
• Walk the Art Deco District
• Wander through Little Havana
• Check out Wynwood Walls
• Adventure in one of Miami’s state or national parks, like Oleta River State Park or Everglades National Park

GetMyBoat customer reviews for boat rentals in Miami.

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    Sven
    45' Sea Ray Yacht for 13 Guests - Best Value!

    We booked this boat for my birthday celebrations and it was a huge success! We loved every moment of it, absolutely amazing! The yard was spectacular and I can’t thank JD and his crew enough for their great professionalism and hospitality, it was 5 Stars throughout. I highly recommend them to anyone!!! It was one of the best days of my Life! Cant wait to be back for more

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    Whitney
    45' Sea Ray Sundancer up to 12 guests

    Such an amazing time!! James and his team were so professional and showed us the best time. Took us to some awesome spots and couldn’t have been more kind. If you want to have a fun/safe time definitely book !! Thank you again.

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    Mason
    CATVIAR! 35 Foot Sailing Catamaran In Miami!

    Had a great time! However the boat was changed from the one listed late the night before departure. They did an excellent job finding another ship capable of carrying 12 people and the crew that took us was fantastic! Slightly disappointed we weren’t able to go on the original boat because from the pictures online it was far nicer than the one we took. Still an amazing time and highly recommend.

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    Ilene
    Charter 75' Pristine Sunseeker Motor Yacht In Miami Beach/Ft Lauderdale/FL Keys/Bahamas

    Not only for me as the coordinator, but also for the guests, it was a great experience. Kim is amazing, very professional and accommodating.

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    Ryan
    MIAMI BAY CRUISER

    The experience was amazing. Fernando and his wife were fantastic hosts. The boat was beautiful and we would recommend them to anyone.

  6. KS
    Kayla
    45' Sea Ray Sundancer up to 12 guests

    I could not have asked for a better experience to enjoy Miami. This is my 3rd time down here, and this was the perfect thing to bring in my best friends birthday. Not only was the service impeccable, but they were friendly & trustworthy. The boat was spotless, they surprised us with extra snacks, and they took every photo we wanted (come on ladies: boat pictures are important.) The six of us thoroughly loved the boat excursion, and we can’t wait to go back again! Captain James Bond was the BEST. Ps- the water toys were the icing on top of the cake!