Get Your Family Out On The Water With a Naples Boat Rental

Once you’ve arranged all of your Naples, FL, vacation plans, including securing one of many Naples vacation rental condos to suit your family’s needs, be sure to make time for getting ON the water as well as IN the water.

Whether you’re fishing, dolphin watching, or experiencing the spectacular Naples sunset, you’ll find that taking advantage of the several Naples boat rentals available in the area will enhance your vacation. Be sure not to miss at least one day of cruising the Gulf waters: navigating or visiting an island (most that can only be reached by boat), enjoying the wildlife, or just relaxing under the blue skies and on the gentle waves. 

Let’s explore Naples boat rentals to find out which best fits your intended activities. 

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Pure Florida

Couples or families will find the vessel for them at Pure Florida, a father/son operation opened in 2009. At Pure Florida, you can take out an 18-foot Hurricane Boat with a Bimini top for some needed shade. Each boat has life jackets and GPS equipment.

Each boat holds up to ten passengers and can be used for fishing, visiting nearby Marco Island, watching dolphins at play, or eyeing mansions and mangrove trees on the shoreline. Boats can be rented per half-day ($299) or full day ($479), with a $12 fuel charge per hour.

Naples Bay Resort Boat Rentals

Fishing boats, Hurricane boats, and pontoon boat rentals Naples are available at Naples Bay Resort Boat Rentals. You can take a boat out yourself (must be at least 25 years old to rent a boat) or choose a charter trip.

Hurricane boats are 24 feet in length, seat ten, and feature a 225 HP Mercury Verado engine; center console Everglades fishing boats are also 24 feet and seat eight, powered by a quiet 250 HP Yamaha 4 Stroke engine; and 23-foot pontoon boats seat 12 and have a quiet 90 HP Mercury engine.

All boats are equipped with VHF radio; Hurricane and pontoon boats have sunshade, portable and built-in coolers, and USCG equipment (both are not available for use in the Gulf); and Everglades boats have numerous fishing rod holders. Full-day rentals for all boat types start at $349. If you just cant get the sea off your mind, check out these Naples sushi restaurants you have to try!

Naples Extreme Family Fun

Voted #1 by Naples Daily News, Naples Extreme Family Fun Spot offers various sized boats that can seat up to 15. 

The brand-new fleet has Bimini shades, coolers, and full-color water charts. Boat styles are: bowrider, center console, deck boat, or tritoon. Life jackets are on every boat, and dogs are welcome on every vessel!

Available boats include:

  • Class 1 – Sport Deck 18.8-foot, 115 HP engine
  • Class 3 – Deck Boat 22-foot, 150 HP engine
  • Class 4 – Deck Boat 22-foot, 200 HP engine
  • Class 4 – Tritoon 24-foot, 115 HP
  • Offshore Sportsman 23-foot, 250 HP engine

Rentals are available for 2-, 4-, and 8-hours, ranging from $200 – $885. Multiple day rentals, delivery to locations with boat docks, and 4-hour sunset cruises are available options from Naples Extreme Family Fun.

Port Of Naples

Port O Call Marina boasts the “newest fleet of rentals” in Naples, with two deck boats and two tritoon boats available for up to eight hours. You can cruise to Keewaydin Island for swimming and shelling, stop at one of several waterfront restaurants, or view mansions as you pass through Naples Bay.

All rental boats have Bimini sun shade, GPS and VHF radio, USCG safety equipment, and stereo with CD and MP3 input. Rentals seat from 10-12 passengers.

Rates are: two hours – $174, four hours – $274, and eight hours – $374. Two-hour rentals can be taken early morning (8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.) or late morning (10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.), four hours from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. or 1 p.m. – 5 p.m., and full days from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Boat renters must be at least 26 years old. These rentals are not permitted in the Gulf.

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Isle of Capri Marina

Whether you’re fishing, stopping at an island, or just relaxing on board, Isle of Capri Marina has pontoon boat rentals in Naples that will be the perfect vessel for your adventure.

No boat in the fleet is older than five years, and all seat 12. Powered by quiet 4-stroke Yamaha outboard engines, these pontoons are 22 feet long and are reliable and well-maintained. All are equipped with safety gear.

Even if you have no boating experience, Isle of Capri is happy to go over all of the features of these pontoons, and staff will even help to get you away from and guide you safely back to the dock. When you get back, you can go spend time on the Naples Pier with the family!

Rental rates are $220/half-day and $320/full day from May – October and $240 and $340, respectively, from November – April.

Blue Coral Boat Rental

Founded in 2018 by experienced managers within the boat industry, Cape Coral-based Blue Coral Boat Rental has a fleet of ten sure to meet the needs and expectations of passionate boaters. Pick the boat that’s right for you to explore, fish, or just relax under a Bimini shade and take in the blue waters and possibly catch sight of a dolphin or two.

Rentals are for a minimum of two to three days up to seven days or more. You can choose from tritoons and pontoons as well as a Sportsman Open 212, Searay 190SPX, Stingray 192SC, Monterey M-225, and Crownline E 285 XS. 

If you’re renting for five days or more, Blue Coral will deliver your rental to your dock; delivery valid only in Cape Coral. Low-season and high-season rates apply, ranging from 2-day/$735 up to 7-day/$2,365 depending on boat type.

Florida Boat Rental

Rainbow Boat Rentals has been serving boating vacationers in Cape Coral since 2010. The company offers a 12-boat fleet of new vessels, none manufactured before 2018, and three 2020 models.

These deck boats offer speed, power, and the best in performance. Examples of the boats you can select include the sleek 2020 Four Winns HD 270 OB RS, the superior 2019 Sea Ray 250 SDX-OB, the luxurious and roomy 2018 Chaparral Suncoast 250 deluxe, and the powerful and comfortable 2018 Regal 22 OBX Fastrac Bowrider. After you boating adventure is over you can stop by and enjoy a pint at these local Naples Florida breweries.

With a multiple-day rental, you can enjoy the boat once you’ve docked, staying onboard or relaxing on the dock to watch the sunset and maybe even passing manatees!

Bayfront Rental

Found at the marina of Bayfront Inn, Bayfront Rental has deck boats and pontoons you can rent for two, four, and eight hours. Rates are the same for each boat type: two hours/$175, four hours/$300, and eight hours/$425. Bayfront prides itself on offering new and highly maintained vessels to boat renters.

Note that all of the boat rental companies discussed here allow rentals to be reserved online and require that any renter born after January 1, 1988, have completed a boat safety course. For those companies that offer delivery and pick up services, it would be great if you were staying at one of many Naples beachfront vacation rentals. These are typically furnished, with fully stocked kitchens, flat-screen TVs, and washers/dryers, as well as dedicated parking areas, community pools, BBQ grills, and just steps to the beach. And with Rent Naples, there’s NO need to board or arrange for pet sitters: there are pet-friendly vacation rentals to choose from!