Crab Island for Memorial Day Weekend 2019
It’s the weekend that all locals and visitors to Destin Florida look forward to every year. Memorial Day weekend in Destin Florida is the glorious start to another fun summer season on the Emerald Coast. And if the current condition of Crab Island is any indication of what this summer is going to be like – it’s going to be amazing! Crab Island is glistening with sparkling emerald green waters similar to the Caribbean waters. Picture yourself here for the most memorable experience of the weekend!
Crab Island is one of the top things to do in Destin Florida for Memorial Day weekend and all summer long. Go where the locals go to relax in pristine, waist deep emerald green waters, leisurely float around, paddle board or jump on the inflatables. You can only get to Crab Island by boat and it can be a stressful process to navigate a boat through the busy waters on Memorial Day weekend. SunVenture Cruises now has two boats taking daily trips to Crab Island from the Destin Harbor and Okaloosa Island. Don’t miss the boat on the safest, fastest, most affordable and most convenient way to get to Crab Island in Destin. Here are the top reasons to cruise with SunVenture Cruises to Crab Island this Memorial Day weekend.
The Stress-free Way to Get To Crab Island
Who wants stress on their three-day weekend? Memorial Day weekend in Destin Florida is all about relaxing and enjoying your time away from the daily stresses of life. Driving or renting a pontoon boat to get to Crab Island is a stressful process from the beginning to the end. SunVenture Cruises is the best way to get to Crab Island as our captain drives the boat, navigates the busy waters and drops anchor at the epicenter of all the fun. Our boat stays the entire time and our deckhands are at your service to help you on and off the boat. Enjoy our three or four hour Crab Island cruises throughout the Memorial Day weekend.
Most Convenient Cruise to Crab Island
One of the many reasons that makes SunVenture Cruises the best way to get out to Crab Island is having a restroom on-board our boats. During our Crab Island Cruises, our boat stays the entire time, giving you full access to a restroom, a large shaded area and your cooler. You are welcome to get on and off the boat at your leisure and convenience throughout your entire stay at Crab Island. You can also enjoy the convenience of taking a Crab Island cruise from two locations – either from the Destin Harbor or at our new location five miles away at Okaloosa Island. If you can’t find availability at one of our locations, you can check the other location’s availability, just a few miles away.
Save Money and Time
Taking a SunVenture Cruise is way more affordable than renting a pontoon boat to go to Crab Island. A Crab Island cruise on the SunVenture costs a fraction of the price of renting a pontoon boat, plus we do all the work so it saves you time and stress. You simply board and let us do the work while you relax and have fun in the sun. Our Coast-guard licensed captains know the fastest and safest way to get to Crab Island and the best spot to anchor so you can have the ultimate experience. Now that’s a perfect Memorial Day weekend in Destin Florida.
Check out our daily Crab Island cruise schedule and conveniently reserve online today. Because our Crab Island cruises are so popular, we tend to sell out so the sooner you reserve for Memorial Day weekend in Destin Florida the better. Remember to check both location’s availability to find the right Crab Island cruise for you.
If you’re up for another ad”venture”, check out our daily evening Sunset Dolphin Cruises from Destin or Okaloosa Island. Our captains provide a fun, entertaining and educational tour of the local waters as they go on a quest to find dolphins and cruise into the iconic sunset.
Feel free to contact us with any questions! Happy Memorial Day weekend!
SunVenture Cruises Expands to Offer the Only Chartered Cruises from Okaloosa Island on the SunVenture II
It’s an exciting New Year for SunVenture Cruises with a New Boat, New Web Site and New Cruises! SunVenture Cruises today announced that it is expanding its leisure cruises beyond Destin and into Okaloosa Island, featuring the only chartered cruises in that area. SunVenture Cruises has launched a custom-built new vessel, the SunVenture II, and is now offering full-service leisure cruises from the Dock on the Island on Okaloosa Island. Both the SunVenture I, docked at the Destin Harbor, and the SunVenture II are cruising daily in the summer for Crab Island Excursions, Sunset Dolphin Cruises, Fireworks Harbor Cruises and Private Cruises for up to 98 guests. Both vessels offer the advantage of having an on-board restroom and full access to the boat and captain during all cruises.
“Our Crab Island cruises have grown in popularity as the safest, easiest and most affordable way to enjoy Crab Island so it made sense to expand into Okaloosa Island. Our guests love the convenience of our captain navigating the busy waters to Crab Island and staying with them the entire time so they have access to the boat with a restroom and shade,” stated James Murray, Proprietor of SunVenture Cruises. “Just five miles from our Destin location, the new Okaloosa Island location gives our guests more convenient options for cruising to Crab Island, enjoying a Dolphin Sunset Cruise or a private cruise for up to 98 guests.”
Established in 2012, SunVenture Cruises is a locally owned and operated business that offers a variety of daily summer leisure cruises with Coast Guard-licensed captains. Its parent company, SunQuest Cruises, is a locally-owned and operated business that is celebrating its 15th successful year of offering leisure cruises and weddings in this area. The SunVenture I, docked at Heron Harbor on the Destin Harbor, is a 45-foot sporty catamaran for up to 49 passengers with a restroom on-board, open air arrangement, state-of-the-art sound system and seating in close proximity to the water. The new SunVenture II is five miles away at the Dock on the Island across from The Island Hotel by RL on Okaloosa Island. Identical to its sister boat, the SunVenture II is a custom-built, 45-foot vessel with on-board restroom, shaded area and capacity for 49 passengers.
The Best Way to Get to Crab Island in Destin Fl
For the past seven years, SunVenture Cruises has provided a safe and viable option for enjoying Crab Island, an underwater sandbar featuring hours of relaxing and fun in the sun. Both vessels offer daily cruises at a fraction of the price of renting a pontoon boat plus the Coast-Guard licensed captain drives the boat and stays the entire time. Guests have full-access to an on-board restroom, their coolers and a shaded area. Together, there are four daily Crab Island summer cruises including a three-hour mid-morning excursion and a four-hour afternoon excursion.
Other leisure cruise options include two daily Sunset Dolphin evening cruises and two weekly Destin Harbor Sunset and Fireworks cruises every Thursday night in the summer. With the expansion of an additional vessel, SunVenture Cruises has doubled its capacity for private cruises to up to 98 guests. Private cruises have evolved into a popular option for memorable celebrations on the water. SunVenture Cruises has hosted a variety of private cruises for family reunions, bachelor/bachelorette parties, birthday parties, weddings, receptions, corporate retreats, brunches and more. The state-of-the-art sound system, shaded areas, catering options and open deck arrangement makes it an ideal venue for any occasion, big or small.
Based on guests’ reviews, SunVenture Cruises is the proud recipient of the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for the past two consecutive years as well as the “People Love Us on Yelp” award.
SunVenture I is located at 314 Harbor Blvd in Destin Florida, one mile east of the Destin Bridge at Heron Harbor. Just five miles away, SunVenture II is located at 1318 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE on the bayside of Okaloosa Island at Dock on the Island behind Island Time (across from The Island Hotel by RL). Cruises for both vessels can be conveniently booked online. For additional information, including cruise videos, schedules and online reservations, visit the redesigned new website – www.SunVentureCruises.com.
About SunVenture Cruises
Established in 2012, SunVenture Cruises is a locally-owned and operated leisure cruise company offering a variety of daily summer cruises by Coast-Guard licensed captains on two vessels: the SunVenture I at the Destin Harbor and the SunVenture II, at the Dock on the Bay on Okaloosa Island. SunVenture Cruises provides the easiest, safest and most affordable way to get to Crab Island with captains driving the boat that stays the entire time with on-board restroom and shaded areas. Other cruises include Dolphin / Sunset Cruises, Sunset Harbor Fireworks Cruises and Private Cruises for up to 98 people. SunQuest Cruises is the parent company to SunVenture Cruises. For additional information, including schedules, cruise videos and online reservations, visit www.SunVentureCruises.com.
About SunQuest Cruises
Established in 2004, SunQuest Cruises is a locally owned and operated company based out of Miramar Beach, Fl. SunQuest Cruises began with the only dining and entertainment yacht in Northwest Florida, the SOLARIS. Docked at Sandestin’s Baytowne Marina, SunQuest Cruises’ SOLARIS yacht is a magnificent 125 foot, 5,200 square foot yacht with three decks of indoor and outdoor spaces. The SOLARIS offers public dinner cruises year-round for up to 150 people and is an award-winning wedding venue. In 2012, SunQuest Cruises expanded into Destin with SunVenture Cruises to fill a niche for Crab Island cruises. SunQuest Cruises expanded again in 2018 with SunQuest Beach Weddings, a full-service wedding company providing Destin beach weddings, floral design, wedding planning, catering, rentals and more. For more information, visit www.SunQuestCruises.com or call 850.650.2519.
Things to Do Labor Day Weekend Destin Fl
It’s the unofficial last weekend of the summer – Labor Day. You work hard so you deserve to play hard. And the best way to celebrate Labor Day in Destin Fl is on the water.
Let our captains take you on a water adventure on the 45-foot sporty SunVenture catamaran. The SunVenture is a less expensive option than renting a pontoon boat and less stressful than taking your own boat out. Let our captains do all the driving and cleaning while you sit back, relax and cruise.
Here are the top ways to enjoy Labor Day on the SunVenture:
- The One and Only Crab Island: Crab Island is the center of excitement for Labor Day weekend as everyone anchors their boats for one of the last weekend celebrations at this underwater playground. We’re cruising twice a day to Crab Island – BYOB, restroom on board and our captains / boat stay with you the entire time. Seriously the best way to do Crab Island! And don’t miss the last live Crab Island concert of the summer, sponsored by CrabIslandOnline.com, featuring Paris Avenue playing live.
- Sunset Destin Harbor and Fireworks Cruise: What’s Labor Day weekend without some fireworks? Venture aboard for our last Fireworks Cruise of the summer on Sunday, September 2nd at 7:30 pm. Cruise the Destin Harbor, watch the sun set over the Destin bridge and perhaps catch a dolphin or two. Then watch the sky above you illuminate with colorful fireworks – a perfect ending to the night.
- Dolphin Sunset Cruise: There’s no better way to end your day than on a chartered boat cruising into the sunset and an up close encounter with dolphins. The SunVenture takes daily dolphin sunset cruises at 6 pm. and offers one of the most up close and personal experiences with the dolphins.
Make it a Labor Day weekend to remember – we hope to see you on the SunVenture this weekend! You can easily make a reservation online for any of our cruises.
Wondering about things to do in Destin Florida for the 4th of July? Well the secret is out that the top spot is Crab Island, an underwater sandbar where locals and guests drop anchor with their boats for an unforgettable day in the sun. Only accessible by boat, Crab Island offers hours of fun in the crystal clear, waist deep waters – whether you want to relax on a float or listen to live music and jump on inflatables, it’s a playground of fun for everyone.
Instead of dealing with the hassle of captaining your boat, let us take you to Crab Island. Our Crab Island cruises are soaring in popularity, as one of the top things to do in Destin Florida. But you don’t have to take our word for it. Check out our 5 star reviews on Facebook or our Yelp Reviews, that earned us the People Loves Us on Yelp Award for 2017.
This summer, CrabIslandOnline.com is sponsoring a summer full of live concerts on a floating stage – how cool is that? This 4th of July in Destin you can enjoy these concerts:
Saturday, July 1st from 10am-1pm or 2pm – 5 pm, Book Now: Crab Island Cruise with Jump School Live Concert, sponsored by CrabIslandonline.com
Sunday, July 2nd from 12 – 3 pm, Book Now: Crab Island Cruise with Heritage Live Concert, sponsored by CrabIslandonline.com
Tuesday, July 4th from 2 – 5 pm, Book Now: Crab Island Cruise with Colt Wilbur Band Live Concert, sponsored by CrabIslandonline.com
Let us take you to the only place to be this 4th of July – we’re cruising twice daily to Crab Island, including special 4th of July times. Also, check out our daily sunset dolphin cruises and Harbor Fireworks Cruises.
What a great way to kick off summer with an award based on our guests’ reviews. There’s nothing more coveted than an award earned directly due to the reviews your guests have taken the time to leave. SunVenture Cruises is the proud recipient of the 2017 People Love Us on Yelp award – based on the numerous 5 star reviews left by our guests.
Here is what our guests had to say:
Brittany, Magnolia TX: “Great time with Larry and Mark. Entertaining and nice people. Great time and worth the money to get to crab island. Short ride over so it was great.”
Marco, Magnolia TX: “Went out with Grant and Larry to Crab Island in Destin. The guys were great and took us straight to Crab Island and anchored us down right next to the best burger spot in the area. We got to play volleyball there and listen to the DJ at the same burger place – they also have live music at Crab Island. The water was amazing and we got to swim and show the kiddos some hermit crabs that were walking along the ocean floor. Words of advice for others, bring your own drinks; alcohol, sodas, waters, etc. Bring your own floats, etc or you can rent from the guys or rent jet skis from near by vendors. You can also bring your own food as well if you would like or you can purchase chips and drinks from the boat for $2 a piece or buy a burger or other food from other floating vendors. Tipping the guys is encouraged as they do an awesome job and will hand you whatever you need and be your personal waiters as well as inflate your floats. Thanks again Grant and Larry!!”
Krystalynn, New Orleans: “Had a great time with Grant and Larry. They tell you it takes 25 mins to get to crab island but it only takes 5-10. If you bring floaties they’ll inflate them for you. Also, bring cash to tip and for other rentals the have (jet skis, paddle board, kayak) and food. Bring your own alcohol!”
Kara, Circleville, OH: “We took the 2pm excursion to Crab Island on the Sunventure I. We had a blast! Captain Larry and Joe are the best! They are tons of fun and they provided excellent service. We will definitely book another Destin cruise trip with them next time we come to Destin.”
Ande, Scott Depot, WV: “The guys on the boat were great. They were funny and eager to help you with anything. Bring your own alcohol. It is allowed, and if not the margaritas are $15.00. The guys from the boat will even give you your beer/fill your cup so you don’t have to climb up and down. They were great.
The water at Crab Island was perfectly clear and this was probably our favorite day of our whole vacation. We will definitely do this again when we return to Destin, maybe even more than once.
I definitely recommend this to anyone looking into it. Take a float and you will have a blast.”
Book with us today and experience it for yourself.