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Dockside Watersports

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Pontoon boat rental

We reserved a boat online for a half day and when we arrived the weather was very cloudy and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Danny H
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Lafayette, Louisiana
Great service

We spent a day on Crab Island and and with a party of 15 had to rent both a pontoon boat and jet... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2018
Andy C
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Dallas, Texas
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We provide the most personable Destin boat rental and Destin jetski rental experience in Destin! We specialize in high performance pontoon boat rentals, double-decker pontoon rentals, fishing boat rentals, jetski rentals, and dolphin tours! We have...more
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390 Harbor Blvd, Destin, FL 32541-7393
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We reserved a boat online for a half day and when we arrived the weather was very cloudy and threatening to rain. The manager graciously suggested that we could wait until later that day and he had a boat we could use if we chose...More

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Reviewed August 11, 2018

We spent a day on Crab Island and and with a party of 15 had to rent both a pontoon boat and jet ski due to the new (and unnecessary) 12 passenger limit on boats. Parking was free, check in easy and we had a...More

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Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

We were able rent a double deck with two slides with only a 2 day notice. The staff was very helpful and showed us the best place we should anchor our boat. The boat was very clean and was everything we hoped for next time...More

1  Thank Bassfishing72
Reviewed July 25, 2018

We had friends in town and wanted to rent a pontoon boat for the afternoon to explore crab island, Destin harbor and the bay. Rental was easy through their website, would be nice if the reservation email had a bit more of what to expect:...More

1  Thank thelittla
Reviewed July 24, 2018

We rented a 20 person boat with 2 slides over a month in advance. The cost was $900.00. We could have rented a smaller boat for $500.00 but we had 14 adults and 1 two year old with us so we wanted extra room. When...More

Thank garlanddrilling
Reviewed July 17, 2018

From the time of booking the staff was very accommodating. They answered every question via email and telephone. Check-in was a little hectic but the 20 minute suggested arrival time was a must. We rented the 20 seater double decker and required 3 people to...More

Thank garreisha
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

Well worth it. Will be going back when back in Florida. The boats were extra clean. Also didn’t expect to get such a nice boat when booked online!

1  Thank bobserna08
Brittany B, Manager at Dockside Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2018

Thank you for the compliment! We pride ourselves on providing boats and an experience unlike any other company. See you next time :)

Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

We put a hold on a pontoon boat way in advance of our vacation to Destin. We wanted to go to crab island. We had large group. The website said up to 13 people and that’s what we had for our size pontoon. We got...More

Thank Tp1989
Brittany B, Manager at Dockside Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2018

Hi there! We understand and sympathize with your frustration. However, the following information was and has been relayed to you and every customer prior to their rental. Effective immediately: The Coast Guard has issued a warning limiting passengers on rental pontoons to 12 people. This...More

Reviewed July 9, 2018

2 years in a row we have rented a pontoon boat for the evening of July 4th - a Fireworks special. We pick up the boat around 6 and return right after the fireworks. Each year the process has been easy, from reservation to boat...More

Thank holly v
Brittany B, Owner at Dockside Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2018

Holly- thank you for taking the time to compliment us! We appreciate you returning and trusting us to provide a great experience. We are so proud to be a part of your vacation memories! See you next year.

Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

I highly recommend this place(not being paid to say this lol).I have used them 2 years in a row and they have been awesome every time. Great people, Reliable Jet skis and overall excellent customer service. Check them out first!!

Thank Pinky334
Brittany B, Manager at Dockside Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2018

Thank you for your continued business and support! We are so happy to be a part of your Destin vacation memories. See you next year :)

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Kayla M
June 18, 2018|
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Response from Brittany B | Property representative |
Hi Kayla! We have varying size boats with varying options... please visit our site to choose a boat based on your preferences. We do offer active military members 10% off! Gas and deposit also is relative to which boat you... More
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tomclark38tc
June 16, 2018|
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Response from Brittany B | Property representative |
Hi there! We are no longer parasailing, I am sorry. (I’ve requested a change in our trail advisor profile) Typically, though, you would need to make a reservation! Thanks for your interest :)
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