Private Sailing Miami Bay: Biscayne Exploration
4.9
64 Ratings
Miami
Embark on a private sailing tour of Miami's Biscayne Bay with Destino Charters. Experience the thrill of sailing, spot marine life, and capture stunning photos of the Miami skyline.
Duration: 12 hours
Cancellation: 1 day learn more
Highlights
  • Key Biscayne - A glamorous Island off the coast of Miami, Key Biscayne has some landmarks like President Nixon vacation home, the Bill Baggs Lighthouse and No Name Harbor. Anchoring and swimming are a good option in this area.
What's Included
  • US Coast Guard approved safety equipment
  • Complimentary water, cooler, and ice
  • Sail aboard our elegant 40’ Beneteau
  • Onboard restrooms and outdoor shower
What's Not Included
  • US COAST GUARD CERTIFIED CAPTAIN. Not included but required ($50).
  • 3 course yummy meals upon request ($50/pp)
  • Stand Up Paddleboards ($40/each)
  • Paddleboard lessons ($50/group)
  • Gratuity (15%-20%) is not included but highly appreciated
  • Snorkeling gear ($20/pp)
Additional Information

Come and Sail!
Embark on a journey over Miami’s Biscayne Bay on one of Destino Charters Beneteau elegant ships, guided by skilled, jovial, worldly, and enthusiastic captains.
A private sailing excursion on Destino Charters’ craft across Miami Bay (also known as Biscayne Bay) is a distinctive experience. The flawless unity of unhindered ocean wind and tranquil shallows makes this spot ideal for fulfilling your sailing dreams or for an introduction to this amazing sporting/leisure activity!
The bay is teeming with marine life, and sightings of dolphins, rays, turtles and other sea creatures are commonplace. The refined periphery of the bay, with the Miami Skyline to the West and Key Biscayne to the East, sets a perfect background for wonderful images to share with your loved ones.
Inclined to explore underwater or skim on a paddleboard? We’ve got you! Inquire about our range of additional services to personalize your adventure.

Location
33133
Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

Customer Ratings
4.9
(64 Ratings)
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Julie_b
Feb 22, 2024
Sunset sail on the Bay - We had a terrific time with Captain Steve. He sailed us around the bay and took us to see Stiltsville, the Lighthouse and gave us some history lessons as well. We all enjoyed the beautiful sights and amazing sunset.
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Patriciafp1861at
Feb 13, 2024
Easy morning sailing - What a great trip! My team and I thoroughly enjoyed a gorgeous morning with Rodrigo and Stephen. They were super responsive, highly knowledgeable about the area, the boat was in great order and it was really an easy trip for us in English and in Spanish 😂
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B7087hyelizabethf
Jan 8, 2024
Overnight Sailing Adventure - What a Blast! - We had a blast sailing with Captain Rodrigo and Chez on a 3 night, 4 day sailing adventure from Miami to Key Largo and back. The trip exceeded our expectations. Several surprises - the delicious taste and variety of each meal, the flexibility in our plan to snorkel where we wanted, the pictures they provided following the trip, the firework show we were able to see on New Years, and the overall attentiveness to our needs from blankets, to chairs while on the bow etc. The snorkeling was better than any I have experienced in the Caribbean. The boat was comfortable for 4 people. They welcomed our participation in sailing as much or as little as we wanted to and they were eager to share their sailing stories and knowledge. I really appreciated Rodrigo's approach to planning the trip with meetings in advance and sharing our route for feedback. Will be back again!
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581nanceeb
Dec 24, 2023
Sailing the Best of Biscayne - 10 stars if i could! From booking to the end of the trip, Rodrigo was absolutely fantastic! Communication was top notch, the boat was fantastic. Lots of room onboard! The cabin underneath has a great kitchen and galley area for meal prepping. Rodrigo really took the time to figure out what kind of adventure we wanted. Did we want more of a laid-back environment or really go sailing. This is booked for my husband’s 42nd birthday my husbands very much and detailing and Rodrigo made his day! My husband was smiling ear to ear. Is Rodrigo allowed him to help sailing the boat and really talk my husband the ins and outs of sailing . We brought on board a couple of snacks as our first charter we did not really know what to expect a Rodrigo does offer amazing food that we will be taking advantage of next time when we book! Rodrigo really knows the area, lots of history of the area, and it was an absolute gem to be around!he even got some amazing photos of us and emailed them! I really cannot wait to book our next trip with Rodrigo. We did it for our excursion this time, but definitely would do longer. The experience was so much fun that the time flew by! Thank you Rodrigo and steve for an amazing experience and looking forward to seeing you guys again very soon.
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Randall
Dec 24, 2023
Met at the dock, at the scheduled time and coordinates - Met at the specified coordinates at the specified time Loaded gear on 40' Sail Boat The knowledgeable Captain did a great job, taking us on a guided narrated tour for eight hours At the end of the day we dropped anchor, grilled steaks , had a lease for dinner And watched the sunset on The Miami skyline
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Socotito
Nov 7, 2023
Amazing sailing experience in Miami! - This was an amazing sailing adventure! We spent 8 hours out in the ocean sailing all around Miami. Our Captain and his 1st mate were awesome! They took care of our every need. They also take amazing photos, which they sent us, as well. The food we ate was delicious! I can't wait to visit Miami again and go out sailing with these guys!. I plan on bringing friends and family next time I come to experience this awesome adventure! I highly recommend these guys!!!
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Ambassador699074
Oct 7, 2023
Incredible experience - Amazing captain! Truly a night to remember 10/10 stars!! Best date ever! Unforgettable! Thank you.
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Cosmopolitan675803
Sep 16, 2023
A Memorable Sunset Cruise with Friends - We took a sunset cruise with friends. Wonderful experience. Cap. Rodrigo created a 4-hour itinerary so that we could enjoy a tour of the Bay, take a swim in a safe and secluded area, and then conclude with an amazing view of the sun setting, with champagne and a bite to eat. This experience is highly recommended for anyone visiting or living in Miami.
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Sep 10, 2023
Sunset Sailing Adventure - We had a group of six, three couples, and we set sail late afternoon on Sat Sept 9th. We were worried about rain since it had rained earlier in the day. However, it turned out to be a wonderful evening. Captain Rodrigo was cordial and accommodating. He offered us a bottle of Prosecco and we brought some other drinks and snacks as well. We left Coconut Grove and headed towards Key Biscayne. We pulled into a protected harbor and jumped into the water. We hung out swimming while sharing drinks. Captain Rodrigo had several mats to float on. It was very nice and relaxing and the playlist was perfect. The ride back was even nicer, with gorgeous views of the sunset and of downtown Miami. It was a beautiful day of sailing. Can’t wait to go back. Thanks to Captain Rodrigo for a great day on the water.
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I2236gijorgeo
Sep 10, 2023
Miami sailing with Destino Carters - "We had the most incredible sailing experience with Captain Burgos in Miami and Key Biscayne! From the moment we set sail, it was clear that he was not only a skilled captain but also a passionate South Floridian. The boat was perfect for our group, and the entire trip was well-organized. Captain Burgos shared fascinating insights about the area. We swam in Biscayne Bay waters and enjoy breathtaking views of the coastline, Miami skyline and Coconut Grove. This sailing adventure was amazing, and I highly recommend Captain Burgos for an unforgettable day on the water!"
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