Published: Apr 12 2019
While a vacation spent sitting on a beach, soaking up the sun and sleeping sounds like the perfect trip for many, it’s not for everyone. Some travelers crave a real adventure, seeking out an adrenaline rush or an experience that none of their friends have ever had. While we are known for offering boat rentals and watersports, there’s a unique twist to many of the thousands of listings available on GetMyBoat, and here are some of our favorites.
Not all boat tours are alike. The types of experiences you can have during a tour are endless, depending on what you’re looking for and where you’re going. What’s become increasingly important in recent years for tourism, however, is planning trips that have an environmentally-friendly focus. There’s something special about booking an eco-tour, enabling you to explore the local area in a sustainable way or an exciting and adventurous endeavor that pushes you to your limits and leaves you with unforgettable memories.
A top destination for travel in South America, Patagonia offers breathtaking views, incredible hiking and camping opportunities, and some of the best trekking of Chile and Argentina. Another way to experience Patagonia, however, is on the water. Kayak tours of Patagonia, whitewater rafting trips, sailing tours, and fishing are all available to enjoy here. Enjoy a kayak tour around the Fjords and see a new side of Patagonia that you can't on land. Some top destinations within Patagonia to visit for booking boat tours and other outdoor experiences include Bariloche, Ushuaia, Puerto Varas, and Chubut.
Traveling around Sri Lanka? Consider a wildlife tour by boat. You'll get up close and personal with some stunning animals in their natural habitats in Sri Lanka, with wildlife tours leaving from popular destinations like Colombo, Kandy, and Trincomalee. Rent a boat on your own in Sri Lanka or book a sightseeing tour, it's a great thing to do while traveling through this island country. No zoo enclosure can replicate the incredible experience of seeing animals on a boat affair, interacting with you as you cruise by. See beautiful birds, blue whales, dolphins, leopards, marine life, and more when adventuring in Sri Lanka.
Face your fears in a shark cage with this gripping experience in South Africa. Great White Shark tours and cage diving are a popular excursion for visitors to Cape Town who aren't afraid to come face-to-face with these unbelievable predators. Not for the faint of heart, but sure to leave you with a travel story that your friends will be excited to hear.
Probably the farthest option from a beach vacation, sailing in Antarctica offers breathtaking views and experiences that would make any travel guru jealous. Cruise through glacier-filled waterways and see incredible wildlife on one of these life-changing expeditions.
One of the top travel experiences loved by Instagram influencers and travel bloggers is a visit to Pig Beach from Exuma, in the Bahamas. You can charter a yacht in the Bahamas or book a group boat tour to get to Pig Beach. Look at how happy this little guy is! Swim with the pigs on a tour of Pig Beach, cruise to other spots like Nassau and Eleuthera.
Everyone loves cruising on top of the waves, but what about exploring beneath the waves? If you’ve been wanting to tick “ride in a submarine” off your bucket list since reading the Jules Verne classic 20,000 leagues under the sea - now is your chance to make that dream a reality!
Cruise underwater where you’ll be enamored by marine life, with everything from schools of fish to pods of dolphins swimming around the watercraft. Submarine tours show you a whole new world under the surface, and they are perfect tour options for kids who want to see fish who are too young to be scuba certified or able to snorkel. Submarine tours are available in several destinations around the world, including Indonesia, Cyprus, Australia, and more.
Submarine whale and dolphin watching trips are incredible because they enable you to see these stunning creatures both above and below the waves.
Barbecue on a donut boat? Cruising past the Miami skyline on a chilly evening in the warmth of a bubbling jacuzzi? It’s all possible by booking one of these experiences! It’s a fun way to enjoy a bit of luxury, whether you’re traveling abroad or staying local. Check out available hot tub boats in San Diego, England, Minnesota and beyond.
Have you wanted to learn a new watersport for a while but aren’t sure what to try? We have a huge variety of watersports options to choose from in thousands of cities around the world. Try everything from paddle sports like stand-up paddleboard yoga to more extreme options like jetpack rides, you’ll find the thrills and adventure you’re looking for with us.
Want to breathe underwater but don't have time to earn your scuba diving certification? No problem - this underwater scooter will sort you out! Book an underwater scooter tour in Bali for a fun way to see what lives under the sea.
You don't have to wear a tuxedo on this excursion, but a photo like this would definitely make your Instagram followers jealous! Book an electric surfboard rental in Croatia for a fun adventure during your travels through this beloved Balkan country.
A hydrospeed tour is like whitewater rafting, but even more exciting as you're floating in the water, feeling the force of the rapids on your body. An exciting hydrospeed trip is waiting for you in many destinations around the world, especially on the rivers in Europe. Try a hydrospeed tour for a day of adventure on the rapids.
You don't have to be traveling on a coastal destination to learn how to surf. Try river surfing in Prague, an exciting alternative to surfing in the open ocean.
If you want to take boating beyond just an afternoon activity and plan a trip to stay on a boat overnight, there are thousands of options of luxurious boats available for the ultimate experience. With all the amenities including chefs and captains onboard, to water toys like jet skis and snorkeling equipment, you can bring the whole family on board for an unforgettable vacation of cruising in any destination you like.
Bring the whole family on board and enjoy a relaxing week spent on a stunning houseboat. With luxurious amenities like fireplaces and enough rooms and space that you can have privacy when you need it, it's a guaranteed way to have an amazing vacation.
Want to spend time on a mega yacht but also speed away on jet skis? Have a craving for kayaking but also want to sunbathe? You don't have to choose when you book a fully-loaded luxury yacht like this one! With a captain and crew to tend to your needs and water toys for endless entertainment, you'll have an unforgettable week with your yacht squad on this beauty.
To start planning your epic water adventures, download the GetMyBoat app or check out our website and to make an inquiry for a particular experience, click the blue “Send a Booking Inquiry” button to get in touch with the captain or owner!