If you’re a lover of boats and planning a vacation to the Florida Panhandle, you already know you’re in for miles of white sandy beaches and emerald-green waters. But, despite the beach, there is something more for ocean lovers.
Sailboat tours offer a great chance to create some incredible memories. There are various types and purveyors of sailboat tours in the Florida Panhandle. Finding the right tour for you can be hard. It’s important to note though that some boats are sailboats, and some are actually catamarans. Sailboats have only one hull whereas a catamaran has two. So, let’s unpack the Top 5 Boat Excursions in the Florida Panhandle.
#1 Paradise Adventures Sunset Sails
Located on Jan Cooley Dr in Panama City Beach, Paradise Adventures Sunset Sails offers a breathtaking sunset sail. Paradise sails either a 38 or 78-passenger catamaran sailboat. Cruises are 90 to 120 minutes long and carry guests along the Gulf of Mexico offering chances for dolphin encounters.
Paradise Adventures serves up wine, sangria, and tropical island music. Prices range from $10 for young children to $35 per adult.
#2 AJ’s Daniel Webster Clements Sailing Cruise
Docked at Harbor Blvd, AJ’s Daniel Webster Clements Sailing Cruise offers Snorkel & Dolphin Cruises, Daytime Dolphin Tours, Dolphin Sunset Cruises, and more. The cruises feature snorkeling in crystal clear waters and dolphin watching.
Cruises can last anywhere pa hours and beer, wine, and soda are part of the package. AJ’s Daniel Webster Clements Sailing Cruise is running from 8 AM to 8 PM daily.
#3 Island Time Sailing
Located on North Lagoon Dr in Panama City Beach, Island Time Sailing features a 50-ft. catamaran for sailing trips, as well as private charters, snorkeling, and sunset cruises. They run from eight in the morning until six in the evening every day.
The Dolphin Sunset Cruise by Island Time Sailing is a popular choice for Panama City Beach natives and tourists alike. The 2-hour tour is perfect for both couples and families. Prices range from $35 for adults and $25 for children under 12.
#4 Southern Country Sailing
Located in Destin, Florida, Southern Country Sailing boasts a clean well-equipped 30ft Stiletto Catamaran Sailboat. The boat features two full cabins, a bathroom, and all the room you need on deck to have a perfect private sailing experience.
Open 24/7 365 days a year, Southern Country Sailing is a go-to for the impromptu sailing excursion. Prices are available upon request.
#5 Peace Sailing Charters
Located on S Palafox St in Pensacola, Florida, Peace Sailing Charters features comfortable catamarans with plenty of space and smooth sailing. Open from 8 AM to 9 PM daily, Peace Sailing offers fruits and vegetables as well as ice and refrigeration for drinks. Prices range from $100 to $2000 for all-day tours.
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