Miami Boat Tours & Cruises

Private and Small Group Sightseeing Tours
Girls Trip in Miami for a Private Miami boat tour of Biscayne Bay and city skyline.

 South Beach Departures

All Ocean Force Adventures’ tours and rentals with captains depart from our premier location at Miami Beach Marina. This world-class marina is located on South Beach near most major hotels. So if you are looking for things to do in South Beach, your boat cruise is only a short walk or ride from your hotel. A simple way to find us is to search boat rides near me on your smart phone for a map of our location. If you’re keen on exploring Biscayne National Park, look no further. We stand as the exclusive boat tour agency offering daily tours to Stiltsville within the park.

Miami Seaplane takes off at Port Miami during a tour of miami by boat.

 Personalized Small Group and Private Boat Rental & Tour 

Ocean Force Adventures specializes in guided small group and private Zodiac RIB sightseeing Miami boat tours and Miami Beach rentals with experienced captains. With only 6 passengers per vessel, this tour agency is one of the best things to do in Miami for adults and families. Therefore, our intimate boat rides are perfect for couples, families, and small groups looking for semi-private or private boat cruises in South Beach.

A guided sightseeing boat tour of Miami with Captain Colin and Ocean Force Adventures.

Historical & Naturalist Local Guides

Owned and operated by a Florida native who grew up with boating and watersports in Florida, Ocean Force Adventures has a close-knit team of USCG-licensed captains and expert local guides.  Therefore, your cruise with us along downtown allows us to share our local knowledge of the areas found in the bay, the Miami River, and the Miami skyline including searching out known areas for dolphin watching in around the bay.

Top Ranked Boat Tours

Conde Nast Traveler Review

“The best way to see Miami by water is a sightseeing tour aboard one of Ocean Force Adventures’ Zodiac boats and the best bit..”

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Paul Brady

Editor, Conde Nast Traveler

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“A guided excursion can take you to the most spectacular places on earth, but it’s the operator who really makes the memory.”

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Jonathon Irish

Writer, National Geographic

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“You see absolutely everything on this tour, and then once you see the Scarface mansion and you think that’s it, but there is more…”

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Kit and Billy

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Forbes Travel Guide Review

“What is the best way to spend one day in Miami? On the water with Ocean Force Adventures, It’s a lot of fun—and goes very fast… 

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Haley Bosch

Writer, Forbes Travel Guide

On Our Zodiac RIB Sightseeing Tour You Will Experience:

Visiting Vizcaya Museum from the water on a miami boat cruise.

Engaging Historical & Cultural Sites

Our cruise experience and Stiltsville Miami tours take you to see the authentic areas visiting more than 40 miles of bayside sites. The Miami River is located in the heart of downtown, running east from the bay to its headwaters near the International Airport. Some of the most interesting areas of Miami’s skyline and bayside are included in our Miami Beach private boat tours:

Stiltsville Houses, Historic Miami River, and Space Invader

President Nixon’s Winter Whitehouse, Cape Florida Lighthouse, Scarface Mansion

Historic Marine Stadium and Seminole & Indian Battlegrounds

Biscayne National Park and Vizcaya Museum & Gardens

Mega yachts dock in Miami year-round near The Heat arena.

Popular Miami Attractions 

We visit some of the more popular and famous areas found along the skyline including:

Celebrity Mansions, Star Island, Fisher Island

Scarface House Miami, the Seaport and Miami River

Downtown Miami Skyline, Bayfront Park, Perez Art Museum and Frost Science

South Pointe Park & Pier and South Beach

Key Biscayne, Bayside boat tours and Viscaya Museum

Brickell, Freedom Tower and Seaquarium

Family encounters dolphin during a boat tour in miami with Ocean Force Advenetures.

Exhilarating Close Encounters

Our small group and private tours allow us to get you up close to marine life on all our sightseeing excursions. We regularly encounter a variety of marine life while traversing the clear blue waters around downtown including:

Wild Dolphin, Manatee and Sea Turtles

Spotted Sea Rays and Sharks

Tarpon and Marine Birds

Jellyfish and Man-O-War

Visiting Cape Florida Lighthouse in Bill Baggs State Park at Key Biscayne on a boat tour.

Comfortable & Safe Zodiac RIB Excursion

Our 30′ high-performance Zodiac RIB is custom-designed for our passengers’ maximum safety and comfort for all types of watersports activities. We are powered by twin Yamaha 200hp outboards that allow us to reach far-reaching areas during our tour excursions and for quieter experiences and less impact on our surrounding natural environment.

The custom-designed bolster seating for 6 passengers is comfortable, safe, and secure for all ages and all weather conditions. The sturdy Zodiac RIB provides a smooth sightseeing cruise, therefore even the most motion-sensitive passengers will enjoy a relaxed and comfortable ride.


  • Comfortable Miami Excursions to far-reaching areas of the bay.
  • Smooth and safe ride, ensuring no seasickness for motion-sensitive guests.

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Authentic and Immersive Boat Ride in Miami Beach

If you are looking for things to do in Miami today, we have what you need! Our team is passionate about taking you on an intimate and engaging sightseeing trip for an authentic experience exploring South Beach, Key Biscayne, the Miami River, and other areas from a local and cultural perspective. Above all, there is no better way to immerse yourself in our magical city by the sea than from the water, and our team of USCG-licensed captains are also expert historians and marine naturalists taking you to just about everything there is to see by water.

At Ocean Force Adventures, our mission is to provide you with an exhilarating and informative cruise through the bay’s beautiful waters. After all, we aim to create unforgettable memories for our guests, allowing you to experience the city from a different perspective while learning about its fascinating past and present. Whether you are looking for a Miami boat party, a casual or luxury trip, a yacht party Miami, or a speed boat ride, we have what you are looking for.

Our Captains

As has been noted, our experienced and knowledgeable captains are at the heart of our business. They are not only skilled in navigating the waters but also passionate about sharing the rich history and culture of our magical city. With their engaging storytelling, you will leave with a deeper appreciation for this vibrant city.

Thrilling and Informative Small Group & Private Miami Cruise

Glide through the waters of Miami Beach, where our knowledgeable guides share fascinating stories and historical insights. As has been noted by a recent guest, “Thrilling yet safe adventure through the bay and out to Stiltsville, all while pointing out cool homes and landmarks such as the Miami Scarface house. Well worth the $$!”

Personalized and Intimate Cruises

With our small group and private Miami Beach tour and rentals with captains, you’ll enjoy an exclusive and intimate experience. Our captains create an interactive environment, making it easy to ask questions and engage with the intriguing narratives they share during your bay cruise.

Breathtaking Sightseeing

As shown above, explore the city’s famous sights, including Star Island, Fisher Island, as well as Stiltsville within Biscayne National Park, from our state-of-the-art Zodiac RIB inflatable, providing a safe ride almost like an Everglades airboat ride. “We were able to see so many different sights that we would not have been able to see if we were not on the water.”

Our guides will share little-known stories of our city’s legends, landmarks, and natural areas that are tributaries of the Everglades while getting you up close to the spectacular variety of marine life spotted throughout our excursions including wild dolphins, manatees, sharks, sea rays, marine birds, sea turtles, and more. Our powerful, safe, and nimble excursion vessels allow us to travel to far-reaching areas of the bay not regularly accessed by other daily outfitters.

You will also explore the unique “Space Invader” mosaics found along our route, the Scarface mansion on Key Biscayne, filming locations, and many more historical, cultural, and natural locations.

Capture stunning vistas of the city’s skyline, celebrity homes, and more. Our boat cruises provide endless photo opportunities, ensuring you preserve cherished memories.

Large Group Cruises and Luxury Charters

We also offer other ways to experience skyline views.. Our 90-minute Bayside Boat Tours on a double-decker boat provide a cost-effective approach to savoring the city’s beauty from a larger vessel, ensuring a dynamic cruise with more fellow adventurers. With recorded narration in English and Spanish,  you’ll explore the more popular areas. 


For those seeking an exclusive cruising experience, our Miami Yacht Rentals and Charters are the epitome of luxury and sophistication. Whether celebrating a special occasion or simply indulging in a private getaway, our charters provide a world-class escape on the tranquil waters of the bay. We also have a Cigarette Racing yacht for a fast and thrilling Miami speedboat.

Book Your Adventure Today!

Lastly, embark on extraordinary boat tours in Miami. Explore the beauty and history like never before, cruising the shimmering bay waters. Don’t miss the opportunity to create cherished memories with us! Check out our Travel Tips for more things to do. You can read more tour recommendations on what to bring and wear as well.

Ocean Force Adventures

Miami Beach Marina, 300 Alton Road, Pier E, Miami Beach, FL  33139

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Tel: (305) 372-3388


Monday – Sunday 8:00am – 6:00pm


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During a miami sightseeing tour on a boat ride, customers encounter a pod of wild dolphin.

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