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Speedboat Sightseeing Tour of Miami

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icon45 minutes  (approx.)
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

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Overview

Cruise the Miami coastline 'Miami Vice-style' on this speedboat cruise. Settle in to your plush seat as your expert captain pilots the speedboat down the sandy shoreline, where you can view Fisher Island and Star Island's collection of multi-millionaire and celebrity homes. Buzz by Miami Beach, where the locals strut their stuff in sun and you can snap photos of the Art Deco mansions lining South Beach.
  • Speedboat tour of Miami's coastline
  • View luxurious multi-million dollar homes on Fisher Island and Star Island
  • Cruise down the coast of South Beach, lined with Art Deco homes
  • Learn about Miami's history and culture from your captain
  • Photo ops of Miami's downtown skyline
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Sightseeing speedboat tour
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Thriller Miami Speedboat Adventures , 401 biscayne blvd. #T5880, Miami, FL 33132, USA

• Location: 401 Biscayne Blvd. Miami, FL 33132 Inside Bayside Marketplace. • How to find usWe are located along the water between the Skyviews Miami Observation Wheel and the band stage. Look for the yellow umbrella, race flag for our check in kiosk.

This activity will end right where it started.
Make your way to the Bayside Marketplace in downtown Miami to board your vessel. Settle in to your plush, comfortable seat as your captain pilots the boat past the cruise ship channel Flagler Monument Island and the US Coast Guard Station.

Slow down for a closer inspection of the mansions on Star Island and the Venetian Islands. Your captain will give you the inside scoop on who lives where and what the ostentatious homes are worth. 

Zoom out to Fisher Island and South Point Park, location of the highest per capita income of any location in the country. Speed up to top speed while traveling through the Government Cut, then head out for the open Atlantic Ocean. 

Cruise down the sandy shores of South Beach, lined with photo-worthy Art Deco mansions. While you return to your departure point through Fisherman's Channel, get panoramic views of the downtown Miami skyline. 

Return to your departure point after your speedboat tour.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Adults must accompany children at all times
  • Minimum riding age is 3 years
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Please Note: The online waiver provided in your confirmation email must be signed prior to arriving at our dock.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Based on demand you may end up on either the Thriller or Hurricane Speedboat
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 36 travelers
  • OPERATED BY THRILLER MIAMI SPEEDBOAT ADVENTURES
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.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
Where is the departure point for the Speedboat Sightseeing Tour of Miami?
A:The Speedboat Sightseeing Tour of Miami departs from the Bayside Marketplace at 401 Biscayne Blvd in between the Skyviews Miami Observation Wheel and the band stage. Look for the yellow umbrella and race flag.
May 2022
Q:
Is there parking near the departure point for the Speedboat Sightseeing Tour of Miami?
A:Parking is available in the parking garage at the entrance to the Bayside Marketplace. Parking rates apply and may vary. You may also take a rideshare service, such as Uber or Lyft.
May 2022
Q:
Are there any restrictions for the Speedboat Sightseeing Tour of Miami?
A:This ride is not recommended for guests with conditions related to the neck or back or that may be pregnant.
May 2022
Q:
Are there any age restrictions on the Speedboat Sightseeing Tour of Miami?
A:Due to the nature of the ride, children under age three may not participate.
May 2022
Q:
How should I dress for the Speedboat Sightseeing Tour of Miami?
A:Casual attire is appropriate.
May 2022
Q:
How often are the departures for the Speedboat Sightseeing Tour of Miami?
A:The daily 45-minute Tours depart every hour from 10:00 am until sunset on weekdays and every half hour starting at 10:00 am on weekends and holidays. Be sure to reserve your preferred departure time when confirming your reservation.
May 2022
Q:
How early should I check in for the Speedboat Sightseeing Tour of Miami?
A:Boarding time is 30 minutes prior to departure. All guests must arrive no later than 30 minutes prior to their scheduled departure time. If you are running late and will not arrive 30 minutes prior, please contact the local operator at the phone number on your ticket as soon as possible to reschedule. If you arrive after the tour has departed, you will not be able to reschedule or receive a refund.
May 2022
Q:
Are there life jackets available onboard the Speedboat Sightseeing Tour of Miami?
A:Each vessel is 100% U.S. Coast Guard certified with life preservers and all required lifesaving equipment, including child life vests. You do not need to wear them, but they are available under your seat in case of emergency.
May 2022
Q:
What happens in case of bad weather during the Speedboat Sightseeing Tour of Miami?
A:Cruises sail rain or shine, however, in the case of severe weather conditions (lightning and thunder) or under the direction of the U.S. Coast Guard, you will be given the option to reschedule or cancel with a full refund.
May 2022
Q:
Is there a place to store my wheelchair or stroller while on the Speedboat Sightseeing Tour of Miami?
A:You may store wheelchairs or strollers at the dock. There is a boarding ramp for guests in wheelchairs, however, there are 2-3 steps to board the boat and all guests must be able to board and debark without assistance.
May 2022
Q:
Will I get wet onboard the Speedboat Sightseeing Tour of Miami?
A:There are times when wind, speed, and direction will affect water and sea spray which may enter the boat, and depending on where you sit, you may get wet. Please notify the local operator upon arrival regarding seating assignments if this is a concern.
May 2022
Q:
Can I reserve a specific seat ahead of time?
A:A seat is guaranteed when you confirm your reservation, however, seat selection is first-come, first-served. Please arrive early if you have specific seating requests.
May 2022
Q:
Does the Speedboat Sightseeing Tour of Miami always go out into the Atlantic and reach speeds up to 40 MPH?
A:Most of the time, yes, but while every effort is made to ensure a safe and thrilling ride, the captain will take the sea conditions into consideration before going into the Atlantic Ocean and/or reaching speeds up to 40 mph.
May 2022
Q:
Can I bring food and/or drinks with me onboard?
A:Food is not allowed on board. You may bring a drink if it is in a sealable plastic cup/bottle or aluminum can. Glass containers are not permitted at any time.
May 2022
Q:
Can I sign the waiver prior to arriving for the Speedboat Sightseeing Tour of Miami?
A:Absolutely! Upon confirmation, you will see a link to the online form on your ticket. Please be sure to sign the waiver prior to arrival.
May 2022
Q:
Can I bring a backpack, purse, or luggage on board with me?
A:You may bring a small bag, backpack, or purse, however, luggage cannot be accommodated. There is a cafe at the entrance to the mall that will store luggage for a fee if necessary,
May 2022
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Speedboat Sightseeing Tour of Miami?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Speedboat Sightseeing Tour of Miami.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Speedboat Sightseeing Tour of Miami?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
See all safety measures taken by Speedboat Sightseeing Tour of Miami.

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  • "The boat is very fast and noisy, and getting wet is a real possibility, so dress accordingly." See review
  • "Make sure to call them if you make any reservation and ask for the time." See review

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star-5
Awesome Experience
Benito_M
, Aug 2022
It was awesome, the speed was crazy and fun, the music was well selected and our guides were friendly people. We got see some really great views so overall a very great place and definitely worth the money !
star-5
Great adventure
Aaron_E
, Aug 2022
Great adventure …. Would like to do this again and again… great experience… keep up great work and made my vacation more memorable
icon Response from Host , Aug 2022
Thank you for choosing us and for your review and compliments. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the ride and look forward to welcoming you back in a near future.
star-5
Amazing Ride On Water!
Lanetha_M
, Aug 2022
We had a blast and the boat operator was awesome. Would definitely recommend hands down to anyone. Staff you check in with at the desk were very accommodating. Thank you!
icon Response from Host , Aug 2022
Thank you for choosing us and for your review and compliments. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the ride and look forward to welcoming you back in a near future.
star-5
Love it was nice and fun...
Juan_P
, Aug 2022
Love it was nice and fun enjoy with the family and a new exprince i got ro do with the family will be back
icon Response from Host , Aug 2022
Thank you for choosing us and for your review and compliments. We are thrilled that you and your family enjoyed the ride and look forward to welcoming you back in a near future.
star-5
Fantastic Time.
Rose_K
, Aug 2022
My husband and I had a fantastic time. It was a nice way to see the coast around Miami. The crew was professional, informative and friendly. The boat was fast and clean. Lots of fun. We recommend.
icon Response from Host , Aug 2022
Thank you for choosing us and for your review and compliments. We are thrilled that you and your husband enjoyed the ride and look forward to welcoming you back in a near future.
star-1
Rip off
Valeree_B
, Aug 2022
Poor customer service and communication. They were not able to accommodate a schedule change. Be sure before you purchase.
icon Response from Host , Aug 2022
Thank you very much for choosing us and for taking the time to share your feedback with us and for your review. We are deeply disappointed that you didn't receive the absolute best experience during your visit with our staff. We always strive to provide an excellent service and experience. Please accept our most sincere apologies, we have noted your comments and shared them with our staff to avoid a reoccurrence. We hope to have an opportunity to welcome you all back in a near future for a better experience. Best regards, Thriller Miami Speedboat Adventures
star-5
Great trip
gilliankiamil
, Aug 2022
Fantastic chance to fly through the Miami waterways. Capt luiz was incredibly skilled and even the 5yr old loved it!
icon Response from Host , Aug 2022
Thank you for choosing us, for your review and compliments. We are thrilled that you and your 5 year old enjoyed the ride and look forward to welcoming you back in a near future.
star-4
Water tricks were fun!...
Marcia_W
, Aug 2022
Water tricks were fun! Music was jamming! If you’re with a group you’ll most likely have to split up, if boat is full.
icon Response from Host , Aug 2022
Thank you for choosing us and for your review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the ride and look forward to welcoming you back in a near future.
star-5
Awesome
Rachel_E
, Aug 2022
Um visiting & this boat ride Was extremely great … love it .. would definitely recommend this anyone visiting .
icon Response from Host , Aug 2022
Thank you for choosing us and for your review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the ride and look forward to welcoming you back in a near future.
star-5
Great experience
Junia_G
, Aug 2022
We had an amazing time. The speed was awesome the tour guide was hilarious. Only downside was I wish it was longer. Definitely will come back!
icon Response from Host , Aug 2022
Thank you for choosing us and for your review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the ride and look forward to welcoming you back in a near future.
star-5
Definitely a must!
GARVIN_T
, Aug 2022
We had a wonderful time seeing the beautiful homes and listening to some good music and going really fast and taking fast turns and getting the water in our faces. It was the perfect thing to do for our first night in Miami.
icon Response from Host , Aug 2022
Thank you for choosing us and for your review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the ride and look forward to welcoming you back in a near future.
star-5
Excellent experience!!
Terri_T
, Aug 2022
Excellent tour guides. We enjoyed the tour very much. Tour guides were very knowledgeable. Exciting experience!!
icon Response from Host , Aug 2022
Thank you for choosing us and for your review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the ride and look forward to welcoming you back in a near future.
star-4
Good experience
Michael_T
, Aug 2022
It was good, not as fast as I thought it would be but still got wet which was great, tour guide was informative and very happy
icon Response from Host , Aug 2022
Thank you for choosing us and for your review. We are thrilled that your son enjoyed the ride and look forward to welcoming you back in a near future.
star-5
Fun tour
George_D
, Aug 2022
Fun ride exciting great sights with good information. Saw nice city view of Miami and famous houses on star island.
icon Response from Host , Aug 2022
Thank you for choosing us and for your review. We are thrilled that your son enjoyed the ride and look forward to welcoming you back in a near future.
star-5
Worth it !
Jocelyn_O
, Aug 2022
The music is great the speed and excitement makes it so much fun!! 10/10 do this again and again. Me and my friend enjoyed they gave us a voucher off for drinks too
icon Response from Host , Aug 2022
Thank you for choosing us and for your review. We are thrilled that you and your friend enjoyed the ride and look forward to welcoming you back in a near future.
star-5
Definitely recommend going
Maja_P
, Aug 2022
It was a very fun experience for me and my family. Don’t sit in the back if u don’t wanna get super wet!
icon Response from Host , Aug 2022
Thank you for choosing us and for your review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the ride and look forward to welcoming you back in a near future.
star-5
Great experience
Marco_S
, Aug 2022
Interesting to hear which celebrity lives where, combined with racing over the waves while listening to cool music. All of this within 45 minutes so our teenagers won’t crave for wifi too much…
icon Response from Host , Aug 2022
Thank you for choosing us and for your review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the ride and look forward to welcoming you back in a near future.
star-5
Very Big Hit With The Kids!
Elaine_H
, Aug 2022
This was awesome! We actually did this 6+ months ago, but I didn't write a review then. My son (9 years old) has brought up this tour many times since then wanting to know when we can do it again. Definitely a big hit!
icon Response from Host , Aug 2022
Thank you for choosing us, for your patronage and for your review. We are thrilled that you and the kids enjoyed the ride and look forward to welcoming you back in a near future.
star-4
Fun & Awesome ride
Kary_M
, Aug 2022
It was really fun and exciting, fast boat tearing thru Biscayne Bay. tour of Billionaire row. Put it on your To Do List
icon Response from Host , Aug 2022
Thank you for choosing us and for your review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the ride and look forward to welcoming you back in a near future.
star-5
Day out in Miami.
Grace_H
, Aug 2022
Had a great time. Would definitely recommend it to others. The lad explained everything great on who owned the houses and buildings. Thanks for a great day. Enjoyed every minute of it.
icon Response from Host , Aug 2022
Thank you for choosing us and for your review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the ride and look forward to welcoming you back in a near future.

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