3 Hours Crab Island Tour from Baytowne
The Baytowne 3 Hour Crab Island Tour lasts 3 hours. The tour starts at the Baytowne Marina, where you'll board a spacious and comfortable boat for the short ride to Crab Island. Following your tour of Crab Island, the boat will return you to the Baytowne Marina, where you can stroll around and take in the sights and sounds of the Destin area. There are several eateries and pubs on Crab Island that serve a wide selection of meals and beverages. Most of these eateries and pubs provide seafood, burgers, sandwiches, and other light foods in a laid-back, beach-style setting. On some of the restaurants' floating platforms, you may eat and drink while floating in the water.
On top of that, Crab Island has shops where you can buy beach-related goods including sunscreen, hats, t-shirts, and souvenirs. These stores are fantastic places to find a special item to keep as a reminder of your trip.
You will have the chance to explore and take advantage of Crab Island's many natural and man-made features during the 3-hour Crab Island Tour from Baytowne. On the tour, you might catch a glimpse of some of the sights and activities that include:
The Underwater Statue Garden: This unique feature includes a variety of statues and sculptures that have been placed on the ocean floor, creating a unique and fascinating underwater landscape. Visitors can snorkel or dive to see these statues up close.
Marine Life: Crab Island is known for its abundance of marine life, and visitors will have the opportunity to swim and snorkel with a variety of fish, including mullet, catfish, and more.
Natural Coral Formations: The shallow waters of Crab Island provide an ideal environment for coral to thrive. Visitors can explore the natural coral formations and learn about the different types of coral found in the area.
Crab Island Sandbar: A shallow sandbar that is perfect for swimming, sunbathing, and relaxing. Visitors can spend time on the sandbar, enjoying the beautiful scenery, and taking a break from the water activities.
Dolphin Watching: The tour also includes a dolphin watching tour, where visitors can see wild dolphins playing in their natural habitat.
Water Sports Rentals: Visitors can also enjoy a variety of water sports on Crab Island, such as jet skis, parasailing, kayaking, and paddle-boarding.
Restaurants and Bars: There are several restaurants and bars on the island that offer a variety of food and drink options.
Shops: There are also shops on Crab Island that sell souvenirs, t-shirts, hats, sunscreen, and other beach-related items.
Customers should dress comfortably and casually and wear water-resistant shoes for the 3-hour Crab Island Tour. Customers are advised to bring a bathing suit, sunscreen, a hat or visor, sunglasses, a towel, and a change of clothes for after the trip. Bring a waterproof camera or a waterproof phone case to capture the stunning scenery and aquatic life. Even though food and beverages may be purchased on the island, visitors may want to carry a small cooler with snacks and drinks. It's crucial to remember that when on the boat and while participating in water sports, every customer is required to wear a life jacket. The trip operator will also supply life jackets.
However, Crab Island has a lengthy history that goes back to the earliest days of European exploration in the area. Throughout history, the island has gone by several names, including "Isla de Cangrejos" by the Spanish explorers and "Crab Island" by the early American residents. The quantity of crab and other shellfish made Crab Island a well-liked fishing location in the beginning. Due to the island's abundance of wildlife, which included alligators, bears, and panthers, hunting and trapping were also very common. Military drills and training exercises were conducted on Crab Island during World War II. Also used as a staging area was the island.
Nevertheless, picture yourself traveling to Crab Island, a natural paradise off the coast of Destin, Florida, on a roomy, comfy boat with the sun shining down on you. As you get closer to the island, you can see the white sand beaches and beautiful water that draw both visitors and locals to it. You can feel the soft sand between your toes and the cool sea lapping at your feet as you step off the boat. Crab Island is the ideal location for swimming, snorkeling, and kayaking due to its shallow waters. The underwater statue garden, a special feature that comprises a variety of statues and sculptures that are submerged underwater, is one of the numerous natural attractions on the island that you can explore.
Additionally, you'll be able to observe a wide range of marine life, including various fish and wild dolphins playing in their natural habitat. You can also take a break by going to the shallow Crab Island Sandbar, which is a great place for swimming, sunning, and relaxing. Here, you may take in the breathtaking scenery while sipping a cold beverage and eating a snack. You can spice up your trip by renting jet skis or going paragliding.
Following the trip, you'll head back to the Baytowne Marina where you may roam about and take in the sights and sounds of the Destin region. You'll leave Crab Island with lifelong memories and the urge to return time and time again.
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Crab Island Adventure Cruises, 7 Calhoun Ave, Miramar Beach, FL 32541-1563
We will spend up to 2 hours at Crab Island. This is a sandbar on the Destin harbor, and is typically around 2-4 ft deep. There are food and ice cream vendors, as well as paddle boards and floats to play on.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Destin Harbor, FL 32541-7391
We will spend about 30 minutes each way on a boat ride to crab island. On the way, we may see dolphins and other sea life
Duration: 1 hour
Pickup & Return:
Baytowne Marina, Miramar Beach, FL 32550, USA
Returns to original departure point
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- Paddle Boards
- Floating 7' docks
- Bottled water
- Restroom On Board
- Entry/Admission - Crab Island Adventure Cruises
Does not include:
- Private transportation
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Near public transportation
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- This experience requires good weather. If it's canceled due to poor weather, you'll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it's canceled because the minimum isn't met, you'll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 27 travelers
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
- Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
|Crab Island Tour from Baytowne Non-Private Up to 27 Passengers|
|Available 3/1/2023 until 10/31/2023 View Detailed Schedule|
|Duration: 4 hours: The trip takes about 30 minutes to and from crab island, with about 2 1/2 hours at crab island|