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Banana Boat Rides

314 Harbor Blvd, Mobile Sports Llc, Destin, FL 32541
+1 850-687-1626
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Ranked #1 of 96 activities in Destin
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Tours
Owner description: Mobile Sports offers the memory of a lifetime with your friends and family while visiting Destin and the surrounding areas. Focusing on personal... more » Owner description: Mobile Sports offers the memory of a lifetime with your friends and family while visiting Destin and the surrounding areas. Focusing on personal attention rather than hurdling riders through, we focus on you and your friends or family. Not 20 strangers. Let's see how big you can possible smile. Board our speed boat located in the Destin Harbor and take a quick tour of the harbor and East Pass as we make our way to open waters by Crab Island. Then climb onto the inflatable banana shaped tube and prepare for the most fun you can possible have. A wet and wild ride or a phenomenal tour of the beautiful Destin waters. Your choice. The crew will provide service like you have never experienced and truly care about being a positive memory for you and your friends or family. Great for all ages. High quality photos available that are great for Facebook friends. Around 50-75 HQ photos available for all riders to download. We are located on the Destin Harbor. 314 Highway 98 (Harbor Blvd). First kiosk on the dock. See you soon! « less
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Fredonia, Kentucky
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Great and awesome ride and fun with the kids... Cannot wait to do it again.. Great staff and LOVE all the pictures and memories !! Thank you !

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MobileSports, Owner at Banana Boat Rides, responded to this review

I am so glad to hear your guys have a good memory about Destin. We appreciate you bringing the family down to have some fun. And, this is the first review of the year so my winter is officially over. We are making people happy. Thanks again Chris More

Brentwood, Tennessee
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013 via mobile

Found this on trip advisor and went in questioning it, but ended up with one of the best times we've had a s a family in years. The staff was awesome and we even got caught in a rain storm and still had a blast. The kids (boys-ages 13 &1) asked if we can make this a annual event. We... More

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Buda, Texas
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

This was the highlight of our trip to Destin! I had read reviews on this site before we went and am so glad that I did. Captain Chris makes it so much fun. He'll tailor your ride to however you want it. And please don't skimp and not get the photo package. It was well worth the extra charge. We... More

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MobileSports, Owner at Banana Boat Rides, responded to this review

Thank you Jenny for taking the time to ride with us. We love our Texas visitors. I am glad to hear we were part of a great Destin Memory and I am also happy you got the photos. They are a good way to solidify the memory of our time and have it forever. Enjoy and come back soon! Chris More

Flowery Branch, Georgia, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

WOW! My 14 yr old daughter heard from friends that a banana boat ride was fun. We had the best time... laughing with each other, with Chris and Star, getting splashed, looking for dolphins, etc! If we do this again or with other family... Chris and Star are the only ones for us! While the boys made memories golfing, we... More

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MobileSports, Owner at Banana Boat Rides, responded to this review

You nailed it Tina. We are a great alternative for the parts of families that don't want to go fishing. We love giving you these experiences and hope we made a good memory with you. Bring the whole family next time so they don't have to feel bad for missing out. Thanks again for coming and for the great review.... More

Round Rock, TX
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

We had the best time with Captain Chris! It was the most memorable and enjoyable highlight of our trip and we can't wait to do it again. It is worth every penny and we highly recommend it. Captain Chris and his assistant/photographer were extremely hospitable and fun.

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MobileSports, Owner at Banana Boat Rides, responded to this review

It warms me to hear we were part of the best time in Destin for you and your family. We will be here ready to take you out again next year. We have tons of repeats and even some traditions started with several of our past riders. We look forward to seeing you again. Chris More

Fort Worth, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

We showed up late to the waverunner rental, and someone mentioned the banana boat ride... I was uncertain but went along. Let me tell you showing up late to the wave runner rental was one of the best things that could have happened, cause "plan B" was AWESOME!!! Next time we go to Destin, the banana boat ride will be... More

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Schererville
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

My two sons and I had a wonderful time. Captain Chris and his staff were great. We had a scheduling conflict and he did his best to work around it. If you're going to the Destin area, this is a must to do.

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Woodstock, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Let me just say, we rode the banana and we loved it! Captain Chris and Star were awesome and really made us feel welcome and comfortable. My son has autism and they were super great at easing any fears he may have had. Of course, he wanted to go faster and faster, and Captain Chris was more than happy to... More

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MobileSports, Owner at Banana Boat Rides, responded to this review

We enjoyed this trip. I don't remember your son's name but it was a pleasure to give him this memory. It was nice to share that time with you three and I hope we gave you a memory and photos to remind you of that day forever. Thanks for trusting us with your vacation money and time. Chris More

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013 via mobile

Captain Chris and his staff were awesome! We were looking for something to do as a family and the idea of jet skis meant that we had to break up into groups. This was perfect since we all were together. It's fun and frightening all at the same time! Loved when my 15 year old son came to my rescue... More

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New York City, New York
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

The banana boat ride was perfect for the whole family! It was an exciting and fun adventure that everybody got to experience. My two children loved it and can't wait to go back! The best part about the banana boat is the ride is adjusted to your family. You can decide how fast or slow you want to go making... More

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