With its blue skies and crystal-clear waters, Miami is a little piece of paradise. With so many natural and urban wonders it’s no surprise 14 million people visit each year. Our beautiful beaches and amazing national parks boast some of the best aquatic environments in the world. To truly get the most out of Miami you need to set sail out on the water. There are amazing experiences to be had sailing along the coast, through the everglades and even to the Caribbean.

Here’s a list of our favorite boat tours:

Miami Everglades Airboat Adventure

Escape to the wilderness and journey into the Florida Everglades cruising along on your airboat adventure. The Everglades are the nation’s unique natural region of tropical wetlands. Explore the one-of-a-kind ecosystem on a small airboat sliding through mangroves, sawgrass and apple pond trees. It is the best way to take in the scenery and look for Florida’s abundant wildlife, especially alligators. After a ride, take a walk through one of the jungle trails and make sure to catch an alligator show at Everglades National Park. Check out a list of airboat tours.

Speedboat Sightseeing

Cruise the coastline Miami Vice style on a speedboat. Enjoy a bottle of champagne with your crew as you speed down the sandy shoreline. This is the way Miami is meant to be lived. Life is a party and we do it best. Catch a glimpse of multi-millionaire and celebrity homes as you buzz past Fisher and Star Islands. The true Miami experience is out on the crystal-clear ocean taking in panoramic views. Sit back, relax and enjoy a unique sightseeing experience. Check out a range of tours here.

Bahamas Day Cruise

Take a day cruise to the Caribbean and explore the miles of white-sand beaches and tropical terrain. A three-hour boat ride, from the nearby Port Everglades, will get you out of US waters and to Grand Bahama. The ferry has a full-service bar, duty-free shops and movies. It departs Port Everglades and Freeport Harbor, Grand Bahama twice daily. Once on the Caribbean, make the most of the day with a bike, bus or Jeep tour. Get a taste of local life and explore the parks and beaches before heading back to Miami at nightfall. Check out cruise times and prices.

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