7660 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota FL

9 AM until 5 PM


Big Daddy Boat Rentals

Experience the thrill of the open water with Big Daddy Boat Rentals. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing day on the Sarasota intercoastal, a fishing adventure with friends, or a romantic sunset view, we have the perfect boat for you. Our fleet features a wide selection of high-quality boats

Unlock the adventure of the open seas with us. We offer a premier selection of watercrafts designed to elevate your experience on the water. Whether you seek a leisurely cruise, a fishing expedition, or an adrenaline-fueled watersports adventure


Services We Provide

Pontoon Boats

Ideal for family outings and group gatherings, our spacious pontoons offer ample seating and smooth cruising for a day of relaxation and fun.

Center Console Boats 22-24ft

Fishing boats that are also family friendly with comfortable padded seating in the front and rear of the boat. Center console boats are equipped with GPS/depth finders and livewell.

We offer multi-day and weekly rentals at discounted rates

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to embark on a week-long aquatic escapade. Contact us now to reserve your preferred vessel and start planning the ultimate boating getaway!

Types of boats we offer

22 foot Cobia center console With Yamaha 150 engine

Rated for Up to 8 adults
Prices starting at $480 for the day 

23 foot SeaFox center console with Yamaha 150

Rated for up to 8 adults
Prices starting at $520 for the day

24 foot Cobia center console with Yamaha 250

Rated for up to 10 adults
Prices starting at $580 for the day

22 foot Bennington, pontoon with Yamaha 90

Rated for up to 9  adults
Prices starting at $440 for the day

22 foot Bennington tri-tune with Yamaha 150

Rated for up to 10 adults
Prices starting at $520 for the day

Gallery Of Our Boats



How do I make a reservation?

To make a reservation, you can give us a call or text for availability. We are open seven days a week, 9 AM to 5 PM. If you have any questions or need assistance, feel free to contact us for more support.

What types of boats do you offer for rent?

We offer a diverse fleet of boats to suit a variety of preferences and needs. Our selection includes speedboats, pontoon boats, fishing boats and more. Each boat is equipped with modern amenities and maintained to the highest standards for your comfort and safety.

Are life jackets provided?

Yes, we provide life jackets for all passengers as required by boating regulations. Safety is our top priority, and we ensure that all necessary safety equipment is onboard each vessel. Our staff will also provide a safety briefing before departure to familiarize you with emergency procedures and equipment.

Do I need a boating license to rent a boat?

You must be at least 21 years old to rent a boat

For those wishing to rent a boat in Florida. Florida law requires anyone born on or after Jan. 1, 1988 to successfully complete a free online Florida boaters safety course test.


What is your cancellation policy?

Our cancellation policy varies depending on the length of the rental and other factors. Generally, we offer a full refund for cancellations made within a certain timeframe before the scheduled rental date. However, please review our terms and conditions or contact us directly for details about our cancellation policy.

Feel free to reach us anytime

Don’t wait any longer. We are open seven days a week from 9 AM to 5 PM.  Book your boat rental today and embark on an adventure of a lifetime.


Our Testimonials

Our family had an amazing time renting a pontoon boat from Big Daddy Boat Rental. It was the perfect way to spend quality time together and explore the local waterways. The kids loved swimming off the boat, and we enjoyed picnicking on the spacious deck.

Samantha Smith

Renting a boat from Big Daddy Boat Rental was exactly what I needed to unwind and recharge. The tranquil surroundings and gentle rocking of the boat created the perfect atmosphere for relaxation. It gives me more so much chill during my vacation and I enjoy it.

John Flaws

“I recently rented a boat from Big Daddy Boat Rentals, and I couldn’t be happier with the experience. The booking process was quick and easy, and the boat was in excellent condition when we arrived. The staff was very hospitable and accomodating. Helped us so much.

Ken Barrera

Renting a boat from Big Daddy Boat Rentals was the highlight of our vacation! The boat was clean, well-maintained, and had all the amenities we needed for a day on the water. The booking process was seamless, and the staff was friendly and helpful.

Jake Galvez


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Our Contact Details

Contact us now to reserve your rental and get ready for a day of fun in the sun!

Phone Number

Our Location

7660 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34231, United States

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