Miami may be famous for its buzzing nightlife and beautiful beaches but you’ll be missing out if you forget to explore the coastal wonders, diverse marine life and where some of Miami’s richest residents call home.
Boat tours are a must-do activity, whether you’ve lived here for years or never visited before. Get whisked away on a boat tour packed full of local knowledge, stunning views and those all important Instagram-worthy moments.
Whether you’re a thrill-seeker, a nature lover, or even someone who likes things slow and steady, there’s a Miami boat tour for everyone.
Keep reading to find the perfect activity to add to your Miami itinerary…
Thriller Miami Speedboat: Living Life in the Fastlane
If you live life in the fast lane, Thriller Miami Speedboat Adventures offers an exhilarating experience to explore Miami’s iconic landmarks, Miami Vice style.
Pump thr adrenaline as you embark on this high-energy 45-minute sightseeing excursion. The refreshing ocean breeze provides a perfect escape from the scorching Miami heat, whilst the Miami skyline serves as a beautiful backdrop for those picture-perfect moments.
Experience the turquoise water of Biscayne Bay, the City of Miami Beach, Fisher Island and a view of the glamorous celebrity mansions on Star Island.
Prices begin at $34 for children and $45 for adults, and you can book via their website.
Everglades Airboat Tour: The Wild Side
If you’d rather get away from the city and immerse yourself in the natural wonders of Miami, the Everglades Airboat Tour is an adventure you won’t want to miss.
Venture into the iconic Everglades and witness the beauty of this UNESCO World Heritage Site which many species call their home. Glide through the marshes and get an up-close view of the Everglades on this 45-minute airboat tour.
Keep your eyes peeled for the alligators, turtles and exotic birds as you cruise through this unique ecosystem. It’s truly an experience like no other.
Tickets are $39.00 and include transportation from 305 Lincoln Road in Miami Beach, Airboat tour and Park Ticket. Be sure to book in advance as the tours are in small groups.
Island Queen Cruises: Discover Miami Glamor
If you’re fascinated by the glamor of Miami’s elite, the Millionaire Row Cruise by Island Queen Cruises is the perfect experience for you.
Step aboard a modern yacht for a serene and leisurely 90-minute journey across Biscayne Bay, where you can get up close and personal with the magnificent homes of the rich and famous.
Sit back and relax as you sip on a cocktail whilst enjoying the fully-narrated cruise which showcases the opulence and grandeur of Miami’s most prestigious waterfront properties.
It’s the best way to view Miami, in style.
Tickets for the Millionaire Row Cruise are $30 for over 12’s and $20 for ages 4-12.
Miami Boat Cruises: Miami After Dark
Miami is beautiful during the day, but the city really comes alive when the sun sets. If you’re wanting views of the city at night, Miami Boat Cruises offer a captivating evening cruise on Biscayne Bay.
Pass by the legendary Star Island, home to Al Capone’s former residence, as you embark on this magical 90-minute experience.
This enchanting cruise showcases the shimmering skyline as you witness the city’s iconic landmarks illuminated against the night sky.
This romantic and elegant tour is perfect for couples wanting to level up their date night by spending a memorable evening on the water.
Tickets start at £32.99
So, are you ready to explore the city on water now? Be sure to book a stay at Freehand Hotel Miami and we’ll look forward to seeing you at check-in.