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Explore Our Island With St George Island Boat Rentals

The ‘Forgotten’ Coast of Florida is a true haven for water lovers. The wide-open seas offer endless opportunities for swimming and watersports while local creeks and marshes offer calm avenues for exploration and fishing.

Getting out onto the water is fairly easy with more than 40 public boat ramps and 10 commercial marinas on or within a short drive of St. George Island. The boat is the missing component for many casual vacationers—but fret not, as the area offers ample opportunities for boating enthusiasts to enjoy their hobby through rentals and guided charters.

St. George Island Boat Rentals & Charters

Whether you want to borrow your own boat for a few days, or you want to put your trust in the experts for an afternoon out on the water, check out these top-rated boat rentals and charters on St. George Island.

Journeys of St. George Island

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240 3rd St E, Eastpoint, FL 32328 | (850) 927-3259


Rental Pricing: Starting at $300 / Day


Located in the heart of St. George Island, Journeys offers a full fleet of boats available for rent. Options include the 19’ Twin Vee Catamaran, which can accommodate 4 for fishing or 5 for riding, or the 23’ Beachcat Deckboat, which can accommodate up to 10 guests for riding. Boat rentals are offered by the day with discounts for multiple days in a row. Journeys is perfect for the recreational boater looking for a convenient and low maintenance rental during their stay on St. George Island.


Island Charters

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367 Cook St, St George Island, FL 32328 | (850) 542-2542


Charter Pricing: Starts at $250 for a 2-hour trip


If you’re looking for a more ‘hands off’ boat rental experience, Island Charters is just what the doctor ordered. Though Island Charters is most well-known for their fishing charters, they also offer a handful of other charters that are perfect for families and groups looking to get out on the water. Notable, they offer dolphin tours, shelling trips, and sunset cruises. Or, their ‘Fish & Fun’ charter does a little bit of everything! Booking a charter means less time planning and more enjoying. The certified charter guides know the best spots for recreation and will share their expertise for a truly memorable boating experience.


St. George Island Charters

705 Randolph St, St George Island, FL 32328 | (850) 370-0220


Charter Pricing: Call For Pricing


St. George Island Charters features guided trips and excursions with two local captains: Coble Griffith and Lee Chapin. Together, they run one of the most fun and well-reputed charter businesses along the Florida Gulf Coast. Though their shelling tours, dolphin encounters, and sunset cruises are all highly recommended, they really put on a show during their dedicated ‘Kids Trip’. This impressive excursion includes a little bit of everything and can be customized per group. Entertainment options include crab catching, island hopping, cast net fishing, dolphin encounters, and even a hidden treasure hunt.


Bay View Charters of St. George Island

423 N Sawyer St, St George Island, FL 32328 | (850) 927-2433


Charter Pricing: Starts at $250 for a 2-hour trip


Though Captain Wes was born in central Georgia, he spent much of his childhood fishing and exploring the ‘Forgotten Coast’ with his father and grandfather. He was finally able to make St. George Island his permanent home in 2010 and started a charter and tour business to share his passion with island visitors. Bay View Charters offers a variety of charters, including fishing trips, shelling adventures, and sunset tours. Captain Wes’s vast local expertise and charming sense of humor will make for a memorable boating excursion!


Wefings Marine


131 US-98, Eastpoint, FL 32328 | (850) 670-8100


Rental Pricing: Starting at $225 / Day


Located just north of the Island Drive stretch over to St. George Island, Wefings Marine is a top-rated purveyor of local boat rentals. Their impressive fleet includes seven different boat models that are available for rent. Adventure and fishing options include the 17’ Carolina Skiff, the 21’ Sea Pro Bay Boat, and the 22’ Seahunt Navigator—to name a few. And, there are two different pontoon models available for groups that prefer to float for fun! The smaller Carolina Skiff is available for only $225 per day, while other rentals are offered at $300 per day; Welfings does offer discounts for multi-day rentals. Rental pricing includes free delivery and pick-up to select local ramps; other deliveries are available for a small fee.

Check out our St. George Island blog for more ways to hit the water during your island adventure, or check out our seasonal specials to start planning your stay!