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Destin, United States
Crab Island Sandbar Adventure on a Tiki Bar

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icon3 hours  (approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

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Overview

Join dozens of other boats at this sandbar hangout between Destin Harbor and the Gulf of Mexico. Swim, snorkel, visit one of the many floating restaurants, or just relax and soak up the celebratory vibes. Be the envy of other boaters on this circular, tiki bar-themed vessel. Coolers are provided so you can bring your own drinks and snacks.
  • Half-day cruise from Destin to Crab Island
  • Tiki bar-themed vessel stands out from the crowd
  • Family and group friendly
  • Cooler and ice provided
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288 Harbor Blvd , 288 Harbor Blvd, Destin, FL 32541, USA

YOU MUST ARRIVE 20 MINUTES PRIOR TO DEPARTURE. We cannot hold the boat if you are late. Parking is very limited. Ride shares recommended to and from will be the easiest way. We are located at 288 Harbor Blvd, Destin, FL 32541. Directly behind THE BOATHOUSE.

This activity will end right where it started.
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Children welcome
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Cruisin Tikis Destin
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
Where do we depart from for the Crab Island Sandbar Adventure?
A:The departure point is located at 302 Harbor Blvd, directly in front of The Harbor Tavern Destin.
Mar 2021
Q:
Is there parking near the departure point for the Crab Island Sandbar Adventure?
A:Parking is a challenge in Destin, so give yourself plenty of time to find it. We always recommend rideshare if possible as an easier way to get to the boats.
Mar 2021
Q:
How many people can travel together on the same Tiki during the Crab Island Sandbar Adventure?
A:Each boat can take up to six passengers. This is the Coast Guard's law so it is NOT flexible, even if your extra passengers are young or "very small". However, we have 4 boats, so we can take larger groups on separate Tikis.
Mar 2021
Q:
How do you accommodate a group larger than 6 guests during the Crab Island Sandbar Adventure?
A:When we have groups larger than 6 people, we offer "tandem" cruises where the boats will anchor next to each other once they get to Crab Island. This way you will only be apart for the 15-minute ride to and from the sandbar.
Mar 2021
Q:
What activities can I do on the Crab Island Sandbar Adventure?
A:You can swim, snorkel, visit one of the many floating restaurants, or just relax and soak up the celebratory vibes.
Mar 2021
Q:
What should I wear on the Crab Island Sandbar Adventure?
A:We recommend wearing your bathing suit under your regular clothes. Remember to bring a towel, sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat!
Mar 2021
Q:
What should I bring with me on the Crab Island Sandbar Adventure?
A:As Crab Island is a submerged sandbar, we recommend bringing floaties (we have a pump to inflate them on board), snorkel gear, cash/cards if you wish to buy food/drinks from the floating restaurants, and your waterproof camera.
Mar 2021
Q:
Are we allowed to smoke on board the Tiki during the Crab Island Sandbar Adventure?
A:No. Due to Coast Guard regulations, you cannot smoke on the vessel. When the boat is at the sandbar feel free to smoke and vape while you are in the water.
Mar 2021
Q:
Can I bring alcohol on the Crab Island Sandbar Adventure?
A:Liquor is allowed, as are beer and wine. Glass bottles are okay to bring. We provide a cooler with ice that you may use.
Mar 2021
Q:
Do you provide floaties or other gear during the Crab Island Sandbar Adventure?
A:No. But we do have a pump on board to fill up any floaties you would like to bring. Once the Tiki boat is safely anchored your Captain can inflate those for you.
Mar 2021
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Crab Island Sandbar Adventure on a Tiki Bar?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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star-5
So fun!
Kristen_D
, Aug 2022
Such a fun experience!! Brought my Friend here who was visiting and we had the best time! Kirk our captain was absolutely wonderful.
star-5
Tiki Cruisin'
Michele_K
, Aug 2022
Great Captain!! Perfect little Tiki Cruise to finish off the night!! Would definitely do it again!! Thank you!!
star-5
Loved it!
Monica_K
, Aug 2022
This was a really fun trip. Sam (captain) is fun and outgoing. She was even able to keep teenagers entertained. That can be a challenge in itself. Ha ha! My kids enjoyed it as much as I did. I would definitely book through this company again.
star-5
The trip exceeded my...
bartok00
, Aug 2022
The trip exceeded my expectations. The water was great. The ride out was wonderful. Captain Mike was awesome!
star-5
Fun trip!
Amanda_J
, Aug 2022
Crab Island was beautiful. Captain Michael was great!! We saw dolphins and had a very fun day! Definitely recommend this unique way to visit Crab Island.
star-5
Tiki Adventure Crab Island Experience
Sharon_H
, Jul 2022
It was our first time coming to crab island! The water was absolutely beautiful and being aboard a tiki boat was fantastic! Our captain, Harrison, was very personable and social. He engaged in conversation with us and the other couple. He gave all info needed for the trip. Harrison is just an awesome guy! We’d definitely come back for another tour with him! I highly recommend this tiki tour adventure for first time goers!
star-5
Great experience.
Jeff_F
, Jul 2022
Brandon our Captain was great. He was very down to earth, personable, and a lot of fun! This was the best part of our vacation. We will definitely be using this company again and will ask for Brandon when we do.
star-5
Captain John was amazing,...
Elizabeth_S
, Jul 2022
Captain John was amazing, friendly, accommodating and informational. The kids had a blast snorkeling and playing games while the adults enjoyed some relaxation time. Highly recommend.
star-5
Thanks for the adventure
Sonya_J
, Jul 2022
Captain Mike was great! The water got choppy and he was quick to serve all of us and took the boat in! We did enjoy some football for a minute with the Captain. We will come again and book again.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Great time At crab island.
Quiana_C
, Jul 2022
Despite of the rain. Our tiki experience was awesome! Captain Keith made sure we were safe at all times. We enjoyed our adventure.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
LABRY’S 2022 Trip
Shacowra_D
, Jul 2022
Awesome experience captain was young but very knowledgeable about area definitely recommend Tiki Bar
star-5
Party tiki bar
Sara_B
, Jun 2022
We really love the fact that our captain was so helpful, attentive and friendly. We love the whole concept of the tiki bar and definitely recommend it.
star-5
Gorgeous Place!
Kim_W
, Jun 2022
The kids and I had an awesome time on Crab Island. Randy was great! He was very knowledgeable about the area and had some great stories to share. The ride was also smooth to and from Crab Island and we saw a few dolphins. We're from Charleston, SC and had a great time with the newlyweds who were also from South Carolina. This is an excursion you do not want to miss. I highly recommend it and will be back in April with some girlfriends of mine.
star-5
We had the best day at...
Carrie_B
, Jun 2022
We had the best day at Crab Island!! Captain Frank was wonderful! We will definitely do this again. The water was beautiful and the ride over in the tiki was a blast.
star-5
Great Experience. A+++
Kamatchi_R
, Jun 2022
Very good experience. Trip was awesome. Handled by professionals and well planned trip. Our family enjoyed a lot
star-5
Everything was...
Phillip_S
, May 2022
Everything was perfect...the water was gorgeous. Captain was so nice. Nice small group of people...can't wait to go back
star-5
The ride, view, ocean,...
LISA_R
, May 2022
The ride, view, ocean, captain, captain assistant, music, and other people who shared the tiki ride. Once we docked it was nothing but fun and when we boarded it was nothing but fun. I definitely recommend this tiki ride. It was very affordable and we stayed on crab island for 3 fun filled adventurous hours. I will be booking again this summer.
star-5
Birthday trip
Julia_P
, May 2022
1st time in Destin and we chose to do this… It was the best decision we made… Most definitely will be back. He was awesome.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-2
Over rated
paras_p
, May 2022
Overrated hardly anything to do there. Our tour guide was just on his phone could have provided some more entertainment
icon Response from Host , May 2022
So sorry that you did not enjoy your experience on the tikis to Crab Island. Even when you travel solo, such as yourself on this particular cruise, there’s always plenty to do on the tikis and Crab Island such as swim, explore, water games, floats, RELAX and chill. Usual things people do.
star-5
Tiki floating fun!
Cristina_K
, May 2022
My sister, cousin and I had a great time on crab island. Take the Tiki boat was the beat way there. It’s relaxing and roomy. Our Captain Harrison was a great and friendly tour guide. Whether you’re ended to crab island to party or relax and fun I highly recommend going by Tiki! Don’t forget you’ll need to bring your own food and drinks as there may not be many options for foods once you get to crab island.

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