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Ocala, Florida area Boat Charters, Fishing Charters, Boat Rentals

OCALA, FLORIDA area Boat Rentals, Charters, Tours
Ocala area Boat Rentals, Boat Charters, Boat Tours, Eco-Tours and Airboat Rides

Includes: Dunnellon, Silver Springs, Salt Springs and Lake Panasoffkee Boat Rentals
Counties in Ocala, Florida area: Alachua, Marion, Sumter

Related Categories: Ocala Fishing Charters - Ocala, Crystal River Kayak Rentals - Crystal River Boat Rentals - Crystal River Manatee Tours



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Boat Rentals
The Ocala area is a great place to rent a boat and enjoy the beautiful Florida waterways including the nearby Withlacoochee River and Saint Johns River. Pontoon boats are the most popular boat for rent and are perfect for cruising the Ocala area rivers.

Sightseeing Tours
Cruise the rivers and lakes around Ocala on a scenic tour with an experienced and knowledgeable local tour boat captain. Many of the local rivers are spring fed. Silver Springs, just ouside Ocala, is the most famous spring fed river in the area and is one of Florida’s oldest tourist attractions.

Nature lovers who want to see the "Real Florida" will want to go on a Florida “Eco-Tour”. These boat tours specialize in highlighting the native wildlife from waterbirds to alligators. Eco-tours are guided by boat captains who are especially knowledgeable of the Florida wildlife.

Airboat Tours
Florida is famous for airboat rides and the Ocala area is no exception. The many lakes and rivers around Ocala are home to several airboat tour guides who will take you on the airboat thrill ride of a lifetime as well as show you the natural beauty of the central Florida Ocala area.

Kayak Rentals
The rivers and lakes in the Ocala area are a favorite destination for kayaking. Some Ocala area boat rental businesses also offer kayak rentals. For a complete list of kayak rentals in the Ocala area see the link right before the alphabetical listings on this page.

Fishing Charters
Some Ocala area tour boat captains also offer fishing in the nearby lakes and rivers. The Ocala area is famous for great fresh water fishing especially bass fishing and these boat captains will be happy to be your fishing guide as well as your tour guide.


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Ocala, Florida area Boat Rentals and Boat Tours

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Ocala area Boat Rentals, Boat Charters, Boat Tours

 SEE ALSO: Ocala area Fishing Charters - Fishing Charters are listed separately!

 SEE ALSO: Crystal River, Ocala area Kayak Rentals

 SEE ALSO: Crystal River Manatee Tours

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Angler's Resort
Dunnellon, Florida - Marion County

Boat Rentals

Angler's Resort has been known to generations as a bass fishing resort. Angler's Resort offers motel rooms, a bait and tackle shop and boat rentals. Our boat rentals are available 7 days a week. You can rent a John boat, pontoon boat, fiberglass fishing boat, canoe or kayak. Located about 20 miles southwest of Ocala, on the banks of the Withlacoochee River, approximately 3/4 mile from where it is joined by the Rainbow River in Dunnellon, Florida. Dunnellon has long referred to itself as "the bass capital of the world".


Captain Bob's Custom Airboat Tours
Dunnellon, Florida - Marion County

Airboat Tours

We Specialize in alligator airboat tours for small, personal groups of up to 6 passengers. Come join Captain Bob Jewett for a custom airboat tour on the wonderful Withlacoochee River and Lake Rousseau areas. Take advantage of the beautiful backwaters and all of the abundant wildlife available for your viewing pleasure while you take an adventurous airboat ride. We are located in Dunnellon, Florida approximately 20 miles southwest of Ocala, Florida.


Captain Bob's Boat Rentals
Dunnellon, Florida - Marion County

Boat Rentals

 Come rent a Pontoon Boat or even a Jon Boat or Kayak from Capt. Bob's Boat Rentals on the Rainbow River and the Withlacoochee River. While away the day as you cruise down some of the most scenic and beautiful rivers in the Dunnellon, Florida area. Located just minutes south of Ocala, Dunnellon Florida offers some of the best fishing and sight seeing around.

Captain Tom's Custom Charters
Silver Springs, Florida - Marion County

Sightseeing Tours, Eco-Tours, Fishing Charters

- We offer a variety of custom boat trips to fit your interests. Come along and enjoy fishing, sightseeing photography and nature study on some of the southeast's most pristine waterways. Enjoy the Rainbow, Withlacoochee, St. Johns, Homossassa and Crystal River, Harris Chain of Lakes, Lake Weir, Orange Lake, Cross Creek, Lockloosa and more.




Lake Weir Boat Rentals
Ocklawaha, Florida - Marion County

Boat Rentals

- Pontoon boat rentals located just 10 miles southeast of Ocala, Florida. Our pontoon boat rentals are great for cruising or fishing in Lake Weir and connecting Sunset Harbor. The boats are equipped with a radio/CD/ MP3 adaptor, plenty of cup holders and a Bimini top for sunny days. Life jackets and marine safety equipment is provided and stored on each boat.


Salt Springs Run Marina and Landing Inc.
Salt Springs, Florida - Marion County

Boat Rentals, Kayak Rentals, Fishing Guides

Offers boat rentals, pontoon rentals, kayak rentals, boat tours and fishing guide service. Located in the middle of the Ocala National Forest at the head of Salt Springs Run, approximately 30 miles northwest of Ocala, Florida. Launch from our landing in your own boat or one of our rental canoes, kayaks, power-skiffs or family sized pontoon boats which can accommodate up to 10 persons.


Silver Springs State Park
Silver Springs, Florida - Marion County

Sightseeing Tours

The World Famous Glass Bottom Boats at Silver Springs State Park give visitors a unique view of what lies below surface at Silver Springs, headwaters of the Silver River. Glass panels built into the deck of each boat create a perfect window to reveal the one-of-a-kind artifacts and antiquities hidden below the surface of the crystal clear waters. Boat tours run every 30-45 minutes, from 10AM to 5PM daily.


Singing River Tours
Dunnellon, Florida - Marion County


Singing River Tours specializes in eco-tours on a comfortable, covered 40' pontoon boat with the addition of original music. The tours offer education about the local area and its history, as well as the environment and wildlife along the beautiful waters of the crystal clear spring-fed Rainbow River and the dark, swamp-fed Withlacoochee River, in west central Florida. Your tour guide, Jon Semmes, is a professional boat captain and musician.


Tom and Jerry’s Airboat Rides
Lake Panasoffkee, Florida - Sumter County

Airboat Tours

INFO: Our airboat tours will take you through the most breath taking scenery mother nature has to offer. Photo opportunities are around every corner of the spring fed creeks of the Withlacoochee River system. Tom and Jerry’s Airboat Rides will make your trip as personal as possible by one on one contact . Enjoy a mixture of “Thrill” rides and sightseeing tours as you glide along in the safest U.S.C.G. inspected vessels with our Master Captains.


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