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Crystal Beach Charters

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Destin, FL, USA
About Crystal Beach Charters
Crystal Beach Charters operates TWO amazing vessels here at the Destin Harbor! The All IN - a 45ft 1,100 Horsepower luxurious yacht made for offshore fishing and fun adventures in the waters of Destin, Florida, and Double Down our 2018 700 Horsepower 36ft Catamaran fishing machine! Crystal Beach Charters can organize anything from bottom fishing wrecks for Snapper and Grouper, to trolling for Wahoo and Blackfin Tuna. You can also catch Amberjack, Cobia, Mahi Mahi, Marlin, Triggerfish, King Mackerel and other species that populate these waters. The charter is led by Captains Tim Baxter & Josh Grace who both first came to Destin many years ago on a vacation and never left! From novice to expert anglers he will be there every step of the way to guarantee you get hooked, and bring in the big dinner keepers every time. You will walk home with your bagged fish professionally fillet at the dock. Just bring food and drinks for the day, sunglasses, a hat and positive vibes!
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Reviewed October 23, 2019

In August, my family and friends took a six hour trip with Capt Tim on the Double Down. Capt Tim explained the boat and our fishing trip. He then asked what our goal for the day was. It was my goal that my son, whose...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank kristisager
Reviewed October 11, 2019

This was one of my best fishing trips. I found The Double Down with capt Tim Baxter online because of the great reviews. The boat is a new 2018 that handled 6ft swells on our trip like a champ. There’s plenty of room for five...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed October 6, 2019 via mobile

Captain Tim and Cody was great. Will book again. Helpful,knowledgeable and have good equipment......

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Rich G
Reviewed October 4, 2019

Great experience. Capt Josh and Kent were incrediably catering. It was my 3 yr olds first time on the ocean and they went above and beyond to include her in the fishing. 4 hrs later and a cooler full of Mingo Snapper; couldn't imagine it...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Brian M
Reviewed August 8, 2019

Capt Tim Baxter and Matt were top notch! They were knowledgeable, friendly and very patient. They made sure we were able to catch fish! Our 8 year old who does not care for fishing now loves it and wants to go again! Thank you for...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank angelarudd
Reviewed July 25, 2019

Had a trip scheduled for a Tuesday and one boat broke down and rescheduled to Thursday and other boat broke down. Never got to fish on trip to Destin and it was the only reason we went to Destin. I realize things happen but in...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Jennifer L
806geoffreys, Manager at Crystal Beach Charters, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2019

Hello, We apologize for the inconvenience. The first boat that broke down was a brand new $300k vessel we purchased last July with brand new everything. It was an investment we decided to make to limit the potential for breakdowns all together. This was due...More

Reviewed July 12, 2019

We had a great experience with Crystal Beach Charters on the boat Double Down with Capt. Tim Baxter. He made sure we caught plenty of fish along with his deckhand working really hard to keep everyone baited and in the water catching fish. Great experience!...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Trinity B
Reviewed July 8, 2019 via mobile

Tim and Matt were amazing on board the Double Down. They got us bait and took us right to the spot and put us on the fish. They were beyond helpful and kind in every way shape and form. We limited out on snapper very...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Krickett38
Reviewed July 8, 2019

Caught our limit on snapper then went after king. had a great time will be going back. Captain and deck had took care of us and cutting up with us

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Brittany B
Reviewed July 7, 2019

Fished today with Tim Baxter and first mate Matt Tim put on the snapper as we limited out Then went caught some king Mackerel Awesome big Thanks Guys

Date of experience: July 2019
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June 17, 2017|
Response from Geoffrey S | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest. Our rates are $200hr flat. So a 4 hr trip would be $800 which would come to $265 a person for 3 people. Please give us a call if you'd like more info or want to get on the schedule as we are... More