Things to Do by Boat in Fort Lauderdale

Explore the ‘Venice of the USA’ with a Sailo boat tour

With palm tree lined canals, millionaire’s mansions and some of the best game fishing in the world, Fort Lauderdale is just waiting to be discovered with a private yacht rental or boat tour. 

It’s blessed with some of the most beautiful beachside vistas, year round summer weather, excellent fishing and plenty of culture to keep even the most demanding visitor content. Fort Lauderdale has everything that Miami has, but (whisper it), it might be even better… 

The canals and classical themed waterfront properties lend this town the nickname ‘the Venice of America’, and it’s easy to see why. What better way to see this splendid South Florida city than from the deck of your private Fort Lauderdale yacht charter?

 

Top things to do in Fort Lauderdale

There’s so much to do in Fort Lauderdale that you’ll be hard pressed to cram it all in. We recommend heading to Las Olas beach to enjoy people watching, shopping and relaxing with a cool drink in the shade. If culture is your thing, there are plenty of museums and regular live music events throughout the year. Bonnet House museum and gardens is one of the top things to visit when you’re Fort Lauderdale. 

 

Millionaires mansions

Here in Fort Lauderdale, the Intracoastal Waterway is dotted with some of the most palatial homes. Think of it as ‘Beverly Hills-on-sea’, with mansions and private yachts almost big enough to be cruise ships (also, yes, you can organise a private yacht rental of one of these boating behemoths with Sailo). Known as Millionaire’s Row, these dream homes are best viewed from the water, and with Sailo you’ll find an excellent choice of private Fort Lauderdale boat tours for a day of sightseeing.

 

Fishing trips

Another thing that Fort Lauderdale is well known for is it’s excellent fishing. With a private fishing boat rental in Fort Lauderdale, you’ll be able to head out into the ocean and see what you can reel in. It’s a game fishing paradise in South Florida, so if fishing is your thing, don’t miss an opportunity to go on the fishing trip of a lifetime!

 

Whatever your reasons for visiting Fort Lauderdale, a boat trip out onto the water is an unmissable experience. From sightseeing boat tours, fishing boat charters or sailing in the Florida sunshine, take a look at Sailo’s selection of yacht charters in Fort Lauderdale.

Allied Marine

Angler's Avenue Marine Center

Associated Marine Technologies

Bahia Mar Beach Resort and Yachting Center

Banyan Bay Marina

Bill Fish Marina

Bradford Marine

Broward Marine

Cable Marine Inc. - Cable West

Cooley's Landing Marina

Coral Ridge Yacht Club

Cozy Cove Marina

Dania Beach Marina

Derecktor of Florida

Ft. Lauderdale BoatClub

Harbour Towne Marina

Hyatt Regency Pier 66

Las Olas Marina & Mooring Area

Lauderdale Marina

Lauderdale Yacht Club

Lauderdale Small Boat Club

Lauderdale Marine Center

Milt's Marina

Pier 17 Marina & Yacht Club

Port Royale Yacht Harbor

Playboy Marine Center

River Bend Marina

Riverfront Marina

Royal Palm Marina

Sunrise Harbor Marina

Thunderboat Marina

Yacht Management New River Marina Service Center

Yacht Haven Park & Marina

Thunderboat

Millionaire’s Row boat tours

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Revel in the luxury of Fort Lauderdale’s very own Millionaire’s Row. With a private boat tour in Fort Lauderdale, you’ll be able to take your time celeb spotting as you cruise the canals and waterways of the ‘Venice of America’, and your captain will be able to share all his insider information about who lives where - you never know who you might spot! With a private boat tour you’ll be able to choose your itinerary and enjoy a sightseeing trip with just your friends and family.

 

    Suggested Boats

  • Gondola Tours on the Intra Coastal - Fort Lauderdale
    $273 (per ¼ day)

    Gondola Tours on the Intra Coastal - Fort Lauderdale
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  • Luxury Motoryacht on the Miami Coast!
    $1,630 (per ½ day)

    Luxury Motoryacht on the Miami Coast!
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  • 60ft luxury yacht Moonlighter
    $600 (per ¼ day)

    60ft luxury yacht Moonlighter
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Fort Lauderdale Boat Tours - Fishing

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If you’ve ever dreamed of reeling in a sailfish or marlin, this is the place to do it. Florida is a game fishermans paradise and a private fishing boat charter in Fort Lauderdale is the best way to experience the thrills of game fishing. Hire your boat for an early morning start and let your captain set a course for the fertile fishing grounds just a few miles off shore. A great days fishing is pretty much guaranteed with a Sailo fishing boat charter in Fort Lauderdale!

    Suggested Boats

  • Come fish or just cruise Miami with us!
    $899 (per day)

    Come fish or just cruise Miami with us!
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  • Come Fishing and enjoy Miami on this amazing boat!!
    $500 (per ½ day)

    Come Fishing and enjoy Miami on this amazing boat!!
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Party boat rental in Fort Lauderdale

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Whatever the occasion, enjoying a private party on board your own luxury yacht charter in Fort Lauderdale is definitely a baller way to kick off the proceedings. From bachelor or bachelorette parties, birthdays, wedding receptions or just days out on the water with friends, there are party boat rentals to suit all tastes and budgets. Many of our party boat charters also offer catering or bars as an optional extra. Make it a day to remember and browse our selection of party boats in Fort Lauderdale.

    Suggested Boats

  • Enjoy Fort Lauderdale onboard this elegant motor yacht
    $2,400 (per ¼ day)

    Enjoy Fort Lauderdale onboard this elegant motor yacht
    Fort Lauderdale, FL

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  • Enjoy beautiful Yatch on miami
    $5,600 (per day)

    Enjoy beautiful Yatch on miami
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  • High Line - Mega Speed Yacht in Miami
    $2,790 (per ½ day)

    High Line - Mega Speed Yacht in Miami
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Kayaking in Eula Johnson State Park

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Formerly known as John U. Lloyd state park, this oasis of calm is just a short hop by boat from downtown Fort Lauderdale. A world away from the lively Las Olas beach, this tranquil reserve is great for bird spotting and even exploring by kayak or paddle board, our local team suggest this is one of the top things to do in Fort Lauderdale. With a private Sailo boat rental, you can explore the park at your leisure and even take time out to lie on the beach and top up your tan. 

    Suggested Boats

  • Great for Party  and cruising
    $269 (per ¼ day)

    Great for Party and cruising
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  • Brand NEW 2019 RINKER Q3 Bowrider for Rent in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    $349 (per ¼ day)

    Brand NEW 2019 RINKER Q3 Bowrider for Rent in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Fort Lauderdale, FL

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  • MIAMI RELAX BOAT
    $750 (per ½ day)

    MIAMI RELAX BOAT
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Sailing from Fort Lauderdale

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If you’re looking to enjoy some real sailing in Fort Lauderdale, you’ll find a Sailo yacht charter perfect for a day trip (or longer). South Florida is a sailing paradise, with Fort Lauderdale one of the best places to charter your private sailboat, catamaran or motor yacht. With excellent weather year round, enjoying a day out on the ocean waves is a great way to unwind and enjoy this stunning subtropical playground… Find your perfect sailing boat charter in Fort Lauderdale with Sailo.

    Suggested Boats

  • Enjoy a Day of Great Sailing out of Ft. Lauderdale!
    $825 (per day)

    Enjoy a Day of Great Sailing out of Ft. Lauderdale!
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  • Explore the Ft. Lauderdale Waters with this Jeanneau!
    $700 (per day)

    Explore the Ft. Lauderdale Waters with this Jeanneau!
    Fort Lauderdale, FL

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  • A Thrilling Excursion on the Water out of Ft. Lauderdale, FL!
    $765 (per day)

    A Thrilling Excursion on the Water out of Ft. Lauderdale, FL!
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Sailing from Fort Lauderdale

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If you’re looking to enjoy some real sailing in Fort Lauderdale, you’ll find a Sailo yacht charter perfect for a day trip (or longer). South Florida is a sailing paradise, with Fort Lauderdale one of the best places to charter your private sailboat, catamaran or motor yacht. With excellent weather year round, enjoying a day out on the ocean waves is a great way to unwind and enjoy this stunning subtropical playground… Find your perfect sailing boat charter in Fort Lauderdale with Sailo.

    Suggested Boats

  • Enjoy a Day of Great Sailing out of Ft. Lauderdale!
    $825 (per day)

    Enjoy a Day of Great Sailing out of Ft. Lauderdale!
    Fort Lauderdale, FL

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  • Explore the Ft. Lauderdale Waters with this Jeanneau!
    $700 (per day)

    Explore the Ft. Lauderdale Waters with this Jeanneau!
    Fort Lauderdale, FL

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  • A Thrilling Excursion on the Water out of Ft. Lauderdale, FL!
    $765 (per day)

    A Thrilling Excursion on the Water out of Ft. Lauderdale, FL!
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