Banana Boat Ride Miami Beach

Are you ready to add some excitement to your Miami Beach adventure? Look no further than our exhilarating banana boat rentals! At MDQ Water Sports, we offer the ultimate banana boat riding experience that promises thrills, laughter, and unforgettable memories for you and your group.

  • Enjoy Banana Boat with your party!
  • 20min pure adrenaline!
  • From 6 years old anyone can go.
  • Minimum 2 people and maximum 6 people per ride.

Why Choose Banana Boat Rentals with Us?

  • Safe and Supervised: Our experienced and certified staff ensures that you receive a comprehensive safety briefing before starting your banana boat adventure.
  • State-of-the-Art Equipment: We take pride in our well-maintained fleet of banana boats, equipped with sturdy handles and comfortable seating.
  • Scenic Miami Beach Views: While riding our banana boat, you’ll get to soak in the stunning views of Miami Beach’s coastline.
  • Suitable for All Ages: Banana boat rides are an inclusive activity suitable for ages 6 and up, making them perfect for family outings, group celebrations, and team-building events.

What to Expect on Your Banana Boat Adventure?

  • Meeting Point: Arrive at our conveniently located beachfront rental facility where our friendly staff will welcome you and provide safety instructions.
  • Life Jackets: Safety first! You’ll be provided with life jackets, ensuring a worry-free experience.
  • Boarding: Climb aboard the banana boat with your group, and get ready for the ride of your life.
  • The Thrill: Hold on tight as our experienced captain takes you on a thrilling ride, whipping through the waves, and creating laughter-filled memories.
  • Duration: Our banana boat rides typically last about 15-20 minutes, giving you plenty of time to enjoy the adventure.
  • Return: After the ride, you’ll return to shore with exhilaration and smiles.

Book Banana Boats Now

Speed trough the calm waters of the iconic Biscayne bay with the best views of the Miami skyline in the background. Pick your start time and how long you would like to be in the water with this all inclusive hourly Banana boat rental.

Ready to experience the thrill of banana boat riding in Miami Beach? Don’t miss out on the fun! Contact MDQ Water Sports today to book your adventure. Join us for an unforgettable ride and create lasting memories with your loved ones.


What is a Banana Boat?

A banana boat is an inflatable, long, yellow, and banana-shaped watercraft that can carry multiple riders. It’s towed behind a powerboat, providing an exhilarating ride as it bounces over the waves.

How many people can ride on a banana boat?

Our banana boats can typically accommodate up to 6 riders.

Do I need any special skills to ride a banana boat?

No special skills are required! Banana boat rides are suitable for all ages and skill levels. Our experienced guides will ensure your safety and provide instructions before the ride.

Is it safe to ride a banana boat?

Yes, banana boat rides are safe when conducted by trained professionals. We provide life jackets for all riders, and our guides are CPR and first-aid certified.

What should I wear for a banana boat ride?

Wear swimwear or comfortable clothing suitable for water activities. Don’t forget to bring sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses to protect yourself from the sun.

How long is a typical banana boat ride?

Our standard banana boat ride lasts approximately 15-20 minutes, providing an action-packed adventure without tiring you out.

Can I rent a banana boat for a private group?

Absolutely! We offer private banana boat rentals for groups. Contact us in advance to arrange a private session for your family, friends, or colleagues.

What is the minimum age to ride a banana boat?

For ages 6 and up. Parental consent may be required for minors.

Can I bring my camera or GoPro on the banana boat?

We recommend securing your personal belongings as there’s a risk of getting wet. However, some rides may have designated areas for cameras, so please check with our staff.

What's the cancellation policy for banana boat rentals?

Our cancellation policy varies, but typically, we require 24 to 48 hours’ notice for cancellations. Please check our booking terms for specific details.

Why Glide on a Banana Boat?

Experiencing a tubing ride in Miami Beach is an adventure you won’t want to pass up! As you skim over the water’s surface, propelled by the wake at exhilarating speeds, you’ll be doused in the balmy waters of South Florida. This thrilling activity offers a spectrum of sensations, from the rush of gliding on the water to the calm of cruising out to the bay. It’s a must-do for an unforgettable experience.

How Does Riding a Banana Boat Work?

Riding a banana boat involves participants straddling a large, inflatable tube shaped like a banana, which is then towed by a motorboat or personal watercraft. Participants wear life jackets for safety and hold onto handles on the tube. As the towing vessel accelerates, the banana boat glides and bounces across the water’s surface, offering a thrilling mix of speed and splashes. The ride, which can include maneuvers like sharp turns to amplify excitement, is designed with safety in mind, adjusting the intensity to suit the riders’ comfort and safety levels. This group activity is popular for its exhilarating experience, combining the thrill of speed with the refreshing splashes of water, making it a favorite among friends and families seeking fun on the water.

Banana Boat is safe for kids?

Yes, banana boat rides can be safe for kids, provided certain safety measures are followed. It’s essential that children wear life jackets at all times during the ride to ensure buoyancy in the water. Additionally, the speed and intensity of the ride should be adjusted to suit the age and comfort level of the children involved. Operators usually have experience and training to handle rides with younger participants, ensuring the activity remains fun without compromising on safety. Parental supervision or participation is also recommended to add an extra layer of security. With these precautions in place, banana boat rides can be a thrilling and enjoyable experience for kids, offering them the excitement of water sports while prioritizing their safety.

Ryan FisherRyan Fisher
15:37 18 May 24
First time on a jet ski and it was awesome. Easy scheduling, friendlystaff, and great jet ski. As a bonus, they have a drone that captures videos of you on the water (extra charge to buy it).
Theo BernardTheo Bernard
16:17 09 May 24
1000% recommend. To be honest this is the best experience i have had in miami. I did 30min of jetski but I wish I did an hour. Hospitality is great, service is great. They take pictures and videos that you have to pay 60 bucks. Next time you bet I'm coming here
Sango Rain EntSango Rain Ent
00:11 30 Apr 24
I had an amazing experience! The instructors were knowledgeable, but let you have fun… the jet skis are in great condition and the beach is a beautiful blue … you’ll enjoy the freedom in the waves and they even have a guy who takes drone shots of your ride.. if you like. I highly recommend this business and will come back.. anytime I’m in Miami
Shay SweeneyShay Sweeney
21:45 09 Apr 24
Safe, great time, very accommodating crew helped us, and super accessible right behind The Alexander Hotel from public boardwalk. Susi was so helpful and responded to our questions directly over the phone. Would recommend 10/10 and will go back if we visit Miami Beach again! WARNING: Don’t book through a 3rd party (Vacations Made Easy is NOT easy, they will make you pay a higher rate than booking direct and then make you pay an additional fee at arrival. Book directly through the MDQ Watersports website.) Such a fun experience. They will offer you photos of your adventure for an extra charge including drone footage.
Chris ValdepenaChris Valdepena
17:32 24 Mar 24
The people here were so awesome. From the service (we had to keep rescheduling our session due to weather) to the experience, they gave us the best time. Jet ski = fun.
Yely HernandezYely Hernandez
21:56 03 Mar 24
soooo cool! awesome time! thank you for the experience! great instruction, everyone was so much help answering questions and helping us get out there! so fun! they even took a video we purchased for the memory! worth every time!
j lupovitchj lupovitch
23:00 22 Feb 24
Excellent experience!I gave 5 stars because I can't give six!It was exactly as advertised: smooth scheduling, no surprise charges, and an EXTREMELY helpful staff. Would definitely recommend!(We lost a few bucks yesterday on a different jet ski company's Groupon scam.)I would use this company again
Dayron Ynfiesta llanesDayron Ynfiesta llanes
19:04 22 Feb 24
The best jet ski rental place in Miami Beach. Susi and Leo was really nice. Chris took very cool pictures.
Mordy DavidowitzMordy Davidowitz
19:52 11 Dec 23
Had a blast! Reservation and check in was smooth and jetskis were brand new and quick! They were super informative and quick to assist! They also took 4K videos and pictures from a drone!Will def recommend to friends!!! Keep it up
Ryan RaffertyRyan Rafferty
23:53 03 Dec 23
Phenomenal service and an unforgettable experience. Staff was warm and helpful when it came to finding where they were located on the beach. Optional drone videos and photos for $60 each when we went and it was well worth it! For our excursion with two solo riders we received 62 photos total and a minute video with music each. Would definitely recommend for anyone looking for a quick and fun activity! Fair warning, your legs and hands will be exhausted afterwords.
21:47 19 Nov 23
AMAZING! Susie was so helpful and guided me and my friend through everything. Staff was nice and helpful knowing it was our 1st time. Go and ask for Susie!
Hayden WallaceHayden Wallace
17:43 18 Nov 23
Wow just wow this was amazing! Great staff great people great experience everything was amazing couldn’t ask for anything better! Any question they had they were real quick and efficient with communicating as well as very kind! The jet skis were an experience of a life time I would definitely do this again it was amazing! Also you can buy footage from the amazing photographer there as well! Thank you to all the staff!
Nicole RackleyNicole Rackley
14:52 03 Oct 23
Amazing company. Had a great time. 1hr is more than enough time out on the water. Easy access to beach and water. Staff was amazing. 10/10 recommend. Drone footage was awesome!
Elianne CastilloElianne Castillo
06:33 08 Sep 23
The service and you professionalism is top notch. Santi was so patient and helpful while taking care of everyone and their safety. I would definitely recommend the banana boating and jet skis on the beach.
Santiago MolinaSantiago Molina
18:36 07 Sep 23
The banana boat ride was perfect speed not too fast or too slow. The captain was looking out for our safety the whole trip. 😎
Dalia PerezDalia Perez
19:49 18 Aug 23
Wow 🤩 this experience was amazing. The service was 💯 the jet skis were in great conditions and the instructor was very helpful. After we were done with the jet skis we decided to try the banana boat and it was so much fun. I highly recommend MDQ if you are looking for any type of Watersports.
Margarita FenixMargarita Fenix
15:09 03 Aug 23
We had an amazing experience of the jet ski today. We went as two ppl friends and the stuff, training were very good and friendly. I highly recommend to go and take a ride with those guys!!!
Lian CaalimLian Caalim
15:08 13 Jul 23
It was my first time jet skiing and the experience was absolutely amazing and thrilling! Definitely would recommend, life is too short. I would like to thank MDQ Watersports and Jet Ski Rental for the wonderful experience - the staff are friendly and Christian takes the most amazing photos and videos of you jet skiing!
Luciano IannoneLuciano Iannone
16:34 29 Jun 23
Amazing location for fun water activities. Very professional and friendly staff! Very well maintained equipment. Highly recommended!
Ye HongYe Hong
16:08 15 May 23
Very good service with reasonable price! Ty hey help you clean sea grass during the trip, my parents enjoyed a lot! They also have additional photo service. Definitely worth it!
Donna ChinagliaDonna Chinaglia
18:43 16 Apr 23
Everyone and everything was outstanding from start to finish ! Customer service ! Friendliness! Super professional service fotos video above and beyond !!! Would definitely recommend to everyone !!! A must go to in Miami for an amazing experience! Children and us parents were beyond happy ! Can’t wait to tell everyone in NY!!!
Ruben BobadillaRuben Bobadilla
18:46 27 Feb 23
Amazing day we spent with all my family with MDQ Watersports. First took a ride with the banana boat and then we decide to level up with a ride on the jet skis. Me and my family had an amazing time, especially with our tour guide Ruben who made it extra especial. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Cameron JohnsonCameron Johnson
00:11 11 Dec 22
Amazing crew that let us use the jet skis for and extended period of time past our booking. Once we were safe and out on the water they took amazing videos of us!
Osman QuadriOsman Quadri
18:16 10 Dec 22
Highly highly recommend. So incredibly impressed with this instructor and the team. They were patient as we arrived late due to traffic, and still gave us the full hour. Team greeted us by name - and super personable! Instructor was amazing and patient as well (also saved us promptly when we fell into the water). And he takes photos so you don't need to worry about missing the moment!Went in the morning and got the morning deal ~$20 off
Mark OrebiyiMark Orebiyi
19:30 13 Aug 22
We got the chance to go jet skiing with my bachelor party in Miami. The guide was great. He was alert and observant as well went through south and north beach. This experience was great. I would highly going. Make sure you take your time and ease into it as a new driving. You have to pass an exam before you are able to go.
Hendro HioeHendro Hioe
03:40 12 Aug 22
Nice Beach - I luv to be here - feels like home
German ZamudioGerman Zamudio
21:58 01 Aug 22
We had to change our reservation to a different time! They were super nice about it ! Great communication as well trying to find the boat to make sure I made it in time! We also got water and the experience was amazing for a great price definitely worth it!! If I would go again I would pick to come here again!
Phil HPhil H
18:19 16 Jun 22
I typically don’t leave reviews but I had to for what an amazing experience I had at MDQ water sports the family who runs it are so friendly and informative you can really tell they care for there guests they will answer your calls right away and even text you the information you need I tried calling a different spot first but after speaking to the owner I knew this was the only place I would rent jet skis and now that I have I can confidently say my next visit to Miami Beach this will be the ONLY place I rent them from. You guys do such an amazing job thank you again we will see you soon !
Stephanie ToomeyStephanie Toomey
18:05 16 Jun 22
Amazing experience! Family owned business with up to date jet skis. Owners were very nice, communicative and friendly. Instructor stayed close by us to make sure we were safe on the water. Had a great time with my boyfriend! Highly recommend them if you are in the Miami area. We will definitely return! Thanks guys!
Derwin HollandDerwin Holland
15:37 13 Jun 22
I highly recommend MDQ Watersports for your jet skiing experience in Miami. It was our first time riding and they were very helpful and answered any questions we had no problem. They show you how to operate the jet ski before letting you loose and allow you to go at your own pace meanwhile having beautiful views of the Miami downtown skyline. Will definitely be booking again next time we visit Miami.
Rachel CraftRachel Craft
00:45 01 Jun 22
This jet skiing experience was by far the best one my husband and I, have ever had in Miami. They are owners are so kind, and kept us updated with where to meet them at and gave us bottled water in the boat ride. The jet skis were awesome, we had freedom to ride around and explore the open water. They took amazing pictures and videos of my husband and I. We would definitely recommend their company to anyone and will return to ride them again when we come down! Thank you again for the awesome experience!
Ulduz NuruUlduz Nuru
22:50 15 May 22
The BEST jet ski in Miami!! The experience was literally incredible!! We also had another booking earlier that day with another jet ski company where we waited for 40 min and they told us to wait another 1.5 hours. We had to leave and asked our refund!With MDQ Watersports, I was able to book on the same day, they were on time and provided an amazing service. Thank you guys so much!! We will definitely come back and recommend you to everyone we know!
Eric LundEric Lund
12:59 09 May 22
Great experience. Very easy process, lots of fun. Had a great time in the bay and on the ocean. The instructor was very knowledgeable and relaxed with us. He gave us lots of opportunity to have a great time. I highly recommend renting with MDQ if you are in Miami.
Cee JayCee Jay
22:55 07 May 22
My boyfriend and I went on a vacation to Miami just recently and wanted to take him jet skiing for his birthday. I’ve looked at a lot of jet ski rental places and looked at plenty of reviews and came across MDQ. Wasn’t pricey at all, so I’ve decided to book. Got a text about the information prior to our reservation. I asked a question and she responded back quickly. The day of, May 6, we met at the meet up spot and met Silvina, she was super friendly and welcoming. Since it was hot she offered us some water. Get to the jet ski, her husband explained how to ride and we got on and started riding. When everyone got on their jet ski we started riding, but there was something wrong with mine at first because the fastest it wasn’t going was 10 mph. I informed the instructor because he seen something was wrong and he told me to switch with him. After the switch, it was the best experience ever. He was super nice because we switched so I could really get the experience of driving the jet ski. He made it so comfortable and took pictures and videos of everyone. I highly recommend, 10/10. At the end when we were going back to the dock, the instructor tried to airdrop the photos/ videos that he took but it wasn’t working so he told us that he was going to tell his wife so she can email it to us. Hours went by, so I guess he forgot, but it wasn’t a big deal, so I texted Silvina and mentioned it to her and she responded back quickly. And even though I fell asleep before she responded back, she told me that she sent it to my email that was on file. I thanked her the next day. So my whole experience was nothing but amazing especially for my first time!
Michael JuddMichael Judd
14:11 02 Apr 22
Best Experience in Miami! Silvina and family are amazing guides! We had so much fun riding the Jet skis and HIGHLY RECOMMEND MDQ Water Sports!! We will visit MDQ Water Sports every time we visit the area! Thanks so much MDQ!! We really appreciate the time and effort you made to create such a wonderful experience!- Mike & Hanna
Mary BanksMary Banks
14:16 14 Mar 22
Best experience ever. Me and my husband ride with MDQ every time we come to Miami, and they never disappoint. Very friendly, kind, and made sure we was knowledgeable about the jet ski. They gave us our boundaries of where we could jet ski and where we can’t, and just let us ride, but stayed closed enough to be of any assistance if needed. Definitely will come back
Tkaiya DrydenTkaiya Dryden
04:51 07 Nov 21
This is the best company to use if you decide to go jet skiing In Miami . The lady and her husband are very nice as well as the instructor. This was my first time and they made it very enjoyable. I am glad I chose this company . Very reasonable and close to where we stayed .
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