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What to know about hiring a boat in Marina del Rey
This district in Los Angeles County opens up endless possibilities for people who love water. For boating enthusiasts, Marina del Rey is paradise. Whether you are an expert or just a beginner —the city has an array of activities in store for you beginning from boating lessons to taking a cruise.
For active travelers visiting Marina del Rey, you can hire kayaks Jet skis, and stand-up paddleboards. Choose a stand-up paddleboard yoga class for a unique experience. Book a guided kayak tour of the ocean, or power yourself around the waters of Marina del Rey for some exercise.
If you enjoy boating by wind power, hire a sailboat while in Marina del Rey. Choose from monohull and catamaran sailboats to hire or charter for an enjoyable sailing day.
Marina del Rey is also a great place to pursue your interest in fishing. Take a half-day or full-day fishing trip and enjoy catching yellow tuna, cod, mackerel, sea bass, halibut, and more. To add more excitement to your visit, go whale watching and maybe see dolphins, sea lions, and other marine life while on board your boat hire in Marina del Rey.
Boating Events in Marina del Rey
If you’re in Marina del Rey during the holiday season, check out the annual Holiday Boat Parade in Marina del Rey. Admire gorgeous decorated boats as they cruise by the harbor.
Other Things To Do
While on land in Marina del Rey, there are lots of things to see and do to enjoy your time. Visit the Fisherman’s Village and get the feeling that you’re in New England. Take a walk through Burton Chace Park and bring a picnic to enjoy the town like the locals do. Visit Ballona Saltwater & Freshwater Marshes at Playa Vista, less than a mile from Marina del Rey and an impressive natural preserve.
Locations Near Marina del Rey
Spending time in Marina del Rey ensures that you will never run out of fun things to do. The Santa Monica Mountains offer a breathtaking backdrop to your on-the-sea activities. At times you can also see Mt. Badly which is located just 50 miles from the beach. Marina del Rey is also very close to the boisterous and ever-exciting Venice-by-the-Sea, fondly known as “Venice Beach.”
Don’t forget to explore the local boating hotspots like Los Angeles, Torrance, Santa Monica, Malibu, Long Beach, and areas further south in Newport Beach, Dana Point, Oceanside, Encinitas, and San Diego.
About Marina del Rey
With its beach-style homes, warm temperate climate, and a lively harbor right at the heart of the community, Marina del Rey in California lives up to the Spanish origin of its name which means the “harbor of the king.” Marina del Rey’s harbor that houses more than 5,300 small-boat slips and is the largest man-made marina in the United States. The marina itself is surrounded by beautiful condos that offer a splendid view of to coast and numerous shops and restaurants that offer great refreshments.
The best time of year to visit Marina del Rey is during summer or late spring and early autumn. The weather in Marina del Rey is temperate year round, and it never gets really cold, but if you’re looking for heat and sunshine, choose summer as your time to visit. The winter months are still pleasant, but there is a higher chance of rain from December through February.
To get to Marina del Rey, take a flight to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and from there, it’s an easy drive or transfer on a public shuttle. The area of the seaside town itself is relatively compact and easy to get around on foot, or by a shuttle bus or water taxi. Hiring a car is recommended if you want to explore the greater L.A. area and other cities nearby.
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GetMyBoat customer reviews for boat rentals in Marina del Rey.
Everything was amazing!! I surprised my boyfriend with a boat for his birthday and the Captain was extremely fun and accommodating!!! He allowed us to play our own music and even let us enjoy a beautiful sunset! We will definitely book with him again!
This was an amazing experience from start to finish. Shahrouz Is INCREDIBLY quick to respond. He suggested that we alter the departure time to take advantage of the weather and sunset views. He made sure everyone had a fabulous time. Definitely worth the money.
We had such an amazing time on the Duffy celebrating my birthday. There were 7 of us with plenty of space. I was surprised by how much room there was! We brought food food and set it up nicely on the tables. We were given clear direction of where we could explore in the Marina on the duffy. There are bathrooms nearby if you need to doc up and take a quick bathroom break. We had such a beautiful time on the water and will definitely be booking again! Highly recommend if you are looking for a peaceful, fun time on the water. The host was so nice, helpful, and communicative!
Great rental. My kid loved it, it’s exactly what I was looking for. The boat reminds me a lot of the vessel on Disneyland’s jungle cruise, perfect for a perfect day floating around the marina.
We had such a fun time! The entire process from booking, to pick up and drop off was easy and went smoothly. Instructions for parking and pick up were sent to us the day of, and met all of our expectations. We were able to bring our own snacks and drinks for the ride. Learning to navigate the boat was easy and just took some time to get used to. Otherwise a really safe and fun experience. I would definitely recommend to others.
Captain Mack is the best. He took us all the way down to Paradise cove where we BBQ-ed. Mack gave us a tour on his dingy and taught us a little bit about sailing. It was an amazing day, started of somewhat foggy and ended in sunshine. We saw seals, dolphins, the sunset and the moon coming up. Definitely will book him again!