Located on the Bay side of the Destin Bridge, this famous underwater island is where locals and visitors anchor to spend the day enjoying time with their family and friends and experiencing the beautiful water and weather Destin has to offer. The water depth varies from two to ten feet deep depending on where you anchor; For shallower water, head towards the center of the island! Locals and visitors alike will gather at Crab Island to enjoy a lively atmosphere with people, live music, games, vendors, snacks, and more! On days with great weather, you could see upwards of 500 speed boats, yachts, tiki huts, and pontoon boats anchored at Crab Island having a great time!
To get to Crab Island, you need a boat. If you have boating experience, there are plenty available for rental in the Destin area! No experience? No problem! There are experienced captains ready to charter you and your family for a fun day on the water, just check out our 'Fun on the Water' page to find your perfect fit!