Banana Boat Rentals

Written by’s Local Expert


Looking for a fun water sports activity that everyone in your family and friends can enjoy? Try out banana boats! Banana boat rides are a fantastic way to have a unique and entertaining seaside excursion when you are on RockyPoint, don't miss the opportunity to take this ride over the coastline.

A banana boat is an inflatable boat made of PVC plastic or Hypalon Neoprene invented by Glenn Matthews in the late 1980s, usually made to be towed. The many sizes and styles of this boat typically seat 3 to 10 passengers in a huge central tube, with their feet resting on two side tubes that steady the boat. This construction allows you to enjoy the pleasure of moving quickly and close to the water in a way that is much easier and safer than water skiing or surfing. Throughout the ride, the motorist of the boat tries to turn the banana boat upside down when making sharp turns as a result, kids love it! Of course, all passengers must wear a life jacket for safety reasons.

This adventure is suitable for people of all ages, from little toddlers accompanied by an adult to young adults and even grandparents. It is an activity for everyone, and the best part is that it is inexpensive! So it's worth it to any person who enjoys spending a wonderful day in the sun cruising the Sea of Cortez. Don't hesitate to ask for them during your stay in any of our properties at Sandy beach! Our concierges will be happy to help you in our Casago check-in offices.

Rates & Companies

One of the best things about this activity is how affordable it is for everyone! The boat rides typically cost between $10.00-20.00 USD. Also, depending on the size of your group and how busy of a season it is, you may be able to get a discount. Be sure to ask around before deciding on a company if you're looking for a bargain. Most of the time, you can experience this activity on a whim by finding people selling tours out on the beach. You'll find them on the popular beaches of Sandy Beach, Mirador Beach, and Las Conchas. But, to schedule ahead you can check out the company websites. Some popular companies for water activities include:

  • Rocky Point Adventures
  • Eco Fun Adventures
  • Alexa's Jet Ski & Banana Boats
  • Xtreme Adventures Puerto Peñasco

Note: You should be aware that you may get wet and can possibly fall into the water while participating in this popular activity. We don't recommend this tour for anyone with severe back or neck problems, pregnant women, or someone with a previous severe injury.

What’s Included

  • Life vests for all participants.
  • This ride lasts for 15-30 minutes.

Local Tips

  • Prices vary depending on the vendors and the size of your party. Make sure to ask around if you're looking for a better deal.
  • Note: Getting wet and falling into the water is a possibility on this excursion.
  • We don't recommend this tour for anyone with severe back or neck problems, pregnant women, or someone with a previous severe injury.
  • Our Casago concierges would be happy to help you book your activity!


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