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Miami Water Activities & Tours - Miami On The Water


Over 100 million people visited Florida in 2021, with the most popular activities for tourists being beach and waterfront activities. Miami is a coastal metropolis city in Florida that is known for its beautiful beaches with an abundance of activities to enjoy.

If you’re planning a trip to Miami, you may be wondering what kind of Miami water activities you can participate in to make the most of your vacation. Let’s take a look at some of the most fun water activities and vacation ideas you can do while in Miami, Florida!

Sunset Cruises

Miami Sunset Cruise - Miami On The Water


Once the sun goes down in Miami, golden-colored skies with pink and purple hues light up the waterfront. If you’re looking to have a relaxing evening on the water to experience these brilliant panoramic views of Miami on the water, consider booking a sunset cruise!

Miami On The Water™ offers a 90-minute sunset cruise that takes you out on the water to experience the gorgeous Miami sunset. This is a perfect Miami vacation idea for the entire family to enjoy. While on the boat, you’ll get to take in the sights of the Miami skyline, Flagler Monument, the famous Millionaire’s Row, Star Island, and much more.

You won’t have to worry about heat ruining your trip because the lower level of the boat has air conditioning so you can just relax and focus on the views. Other amenities include restrooms onboard, as well as a cash bar and snacks.

Boat Tours

There are many different types of boat tours you can book to experience different views along the Miami coast. Whether you’re looking to have a private event with family or friends or want to have an upbeat experience out on the water, we offer various boat tours that will make everyone have a blast.

Speedboat Tour

Thriller Miami Speed Boat Tour


If you’re looking for an adrenaline rush out on the water, book a 45-minute speedboat tour that will give you a thrill! Our speedboat tours run daily throughout the day, so you don’t have to worry about planning other activities around your tour.

While zooming through the waters at speeds up to 50 miles per hour, you’ll get to see amazing luxury homes on Fisher and Star Island.  Be sure to bring your camera because you’ll also get to experience the gorgeous views along South Beach, including the Miami Skyline.

A tour guide will travel with you on your speedboat tour to give you all the insight during your excursion. Don’t worry, our drivers will make some pitstops so you can capture some photos of Miami’s amazing landmarks. The thriller speedboat tour is super popular, so it’s recommended that you book your tour three to five days in advance.

Party Boat

Miami Party Boat - Miami On The Water

If you love being out on the water and also want to have a huge party, booking a party boat for four hours of complete fun is a great Miami vacation idea. This is a great option if you’re enjoying your time in Miami with a large group because our 40-foot Catamaran boat holds up to 25 passengers!

After cruising through the Biscayne Bay and viewing Downtown Miami and celebrity homes from the water, you’ll arrive at an island where you can swim or relax on the boat. Sunbathe in the water with our water toys, including floating noodles and mats.

You’ll have to leave the kiddos behind on this trip because only passengers 21 and up are allowed. Bring all your favorite snacks and drinks for your party boat day! Don’t forget to bring sunscreen and towels, as well as any utensils you may need.

Private Boat Tour

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Sometimes when we’re on vacation we just need some time to relax and take everything in. A private boat tour is a great option for all ages if you’re looking for a relaxing sightseeing cruise.

While on a private boat tour with Miami On The Water™, you’ll get to see the beautiful multi-million dollar homes that sit along the beachfront, a tour of Biscayne Bay, Port Miami, Star and Fisher Island, and Miami Skyline. You can bring snacks and drinks of your choice and don’t forget your camera to capture the best moments of the trip.

If you’re considering planning a romantic getaway, bachelor or bachelorette party, or just want to enjoy two hours out on a boat with your friends or family, this is the perfect Miami water activity for you.

Airboat Ride Through the Everglades National Park

Everglades Tour in Miami - Miami On The Water

The Everglades National Park is located in South Florida and houses hundreds of wetland species. Take an airboat ride through the park to experience wondrous Florida wildlife and learn about the park’s ecosystem!

The Everglades is truly a sight to see while you’re in Florida. The park consists of 1.5 million acres of wetlands. You might catch a glimpse of an alligator, bobcat, or the Florida Panther in their natural habitat.

Not only will you get to explore the Everglades, but you will also be treated to a live alligator wildlife show to learn about these amazing creatures. Additionally, you can get a closer look at the ecosystem and fauna and flora while taking a peaceful walk on the Jungle Trail.

If you’re looking to explore the wilderness that Florida has to offer, an airboat ride through Everglades National Park is the perfect opportunity to do so! Bring the whole family, including the little ones. Admission for children under two is free.

Private Yacht Tour

Are you planning an event in Miami? Hold your event out on the water with Miami On The Water’s luxurious private yacht tour on The Bayride. No matter the special occasion you’re celebrating, having your event on a private yacht offers the experience of a lifetime.

The Bayride private yacht can accommodate several special occasions, including:

  • Weddings
  • Birthday parties
  • Corporate events
  • Team building
  • Family reunions
  • Quinceaneras
  • Anniversaries
  • Bachelor or bachelorette parties

The Bayside yacht can hold up to 140 guests, with 60 seats available in the dining room and a large bar on the first deck. You can also have a fun-filled party on the dance floor with a DJ booth.

While on the yacht, guests will be able to take in all the views of Miami and surrounding islands, including Millionaire’s Row, Miami and South Beach, Biscayne Bay, and more!

Submit a request form to contact us about your special occasion and book our private yacht for your event!

Miami Water Sports

Try out some water sports activities to enjoy some fun in the sun in Miami waters. Miami On The Water™ offers parasailing experiences and jet ski rentals to ensure you have a blast while on vacation.


Miami Parasailing - Miami On The Water

Get amazing panoramic views of South Beach while parasailing through the air over the Atlantic Ocean. Our boats will cruise around Miami waters so you can get some hang time to sightsee and possibly get a glimpse of dolphins!

Our Miami parasailing runs daily, beginning as early as 10:00 a.m. and as late as 4:00 p.m. so you can explore other Miami activities before or after parasailing.

You can have the option to get dipped into the water and purchase photos at the end to remember your parasailing adventure forever. If you book your Miami parasailing adventure more than five days in advance with Miami On The Water™, you can save $20 off your experience!

Jet Ski Rental

Miami Jet Ski Rides - Miami On The Water

Zip through the open waters of Biscayne Bay and North Bay Village on our jet ski rentals. Don’t worry if it’s your first time, we have guides to help you have a safe and fun experience. You will be provided with a life jacket and all of our guides are CPR certified.

Riding on a jet ski off the coast of Miami is one of the most popular vacation ideas to get the full Miami experience. You can enjoy viewing the luxurious mansions on Millionaire’s Row and the beautiful turquoise blue waters.

This is a great group activity to have some fun with friends and family who are aged 18 and up. Each person in your party will get their own jet ski for one hour to see iconic Miami sights.

Miami Water Activities With Miami On The Water™

Miami On The Water™ is here to help you make the most out of your trip by offering several Miami water activities to choose from. We offer numerous boat tour options, relaxing sunset cruises, and Miami water sports activities so everyone can have fun!

Book a boat tour or take part in Miami water sports activities with Miami On The Water™ today and have the time of your life during your Miami vacation!