Surrounded by freshwater streams, saltwater inlets, and the Atlantic Ocean, New Smyrna Beach is known for its many water activities. This beautiful seaside town has so much to offer, and the many New Smyrna Beach boat tours are a unique way to explore the area. Whether you choose a mid-day adventure or a romantic sunset cruise, you’ll love the chance to navigate through the waters. You may even spot a dolphin or a manatee!
As you begin to plan your Floridian getaway, be sure to request a copy of our complimentary Vacation Guide. This handy travel planner will provide more details on New Smyrna Beach boat tours as well as recommendations on restaurants. Check out the events and festivals section to plan your trip around one of our fantastic monthly or annual events.
Top 3 New Smyrna Beach Tours
Turtle Mound River Tours
At Turtle Mound River Tours in New Smyrna Beach, FL, accompany Captain Bill Rostock down the Indian River. As you drift through the water, Captain Rostock will share his knowledge as a wildlife and eco specialist, pointing out any wildlife you may see like dolphins, manatees, and seabirds. This tour company offers both private and public tours, each lasting about two hours. You can also choose to take the Sunset Wine & Cheese Tour, which takes place on Fridays and Saturdays from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Marine Discovery Center
Visitors could spend an entire day at the Marine Discovery Center. With indoor and outdoor animal exhibits, hiking trails, and kayak tours, you’ll find plenty of things to do at this facility, including New Smyrna Beach boat tours. Choose from five different tours lead by certified naturalists and discover the wonder of the Indian River Lagoon’s ecosystem.
Join the Dolphin Discovery Tour for a two-hour cruise through the Indian River Lagoon on a 40-person pontoon boat. If you’re looking to take a more private tour of the area, you can opt to charter this craft and customize your itinerary. On board the Dolphin Lighthouse tour, explore the Ponce de Leon area. Hit the water at night during the Sunset Boat Cruise, or join the Full Moon Boat Tour.
New Smyrna Beach Sailing Charters
For a more intimate experience on the water, charter a boat for the afternoon with New Smyrna Beach Sailing Charters. Sail aboard a 38-foot Morgan that can accommodate up to six guests. A three-hour charter is just $300, but longer excursions are available if you want to make it a whole-day event!
After spending the day on one of these New Smyrna Beach boat tours, come back to The Night Swan to unwind. Enjoy a gourmet, homemade breakfast each morning and take in the waterfront views of the Intracoastal from the bed and breakfast’s back lawn.
Constructed in 1910, the historic Cygnet House offers jetted tubs, king-sized beds, a select number of pet-friendly rooms, and gorgeous views. Choose the Dolphin Domain Room to also enjoy a kitchenette, enclosed porch, and your own private entrance.
Browse a complete catalog of our available rooms and start planning your getaway to New Smyrna Beach today!