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BOAT TOURS IN JUPITER – Manatees, Lighthouse, Birds & More


Serene, beautiful Jupiter Inlet

a large body of water with a city in the background

(Photos/Bill DiPaolo)

Paradise. That’s the word many use to describe Jupiter Inlet waterways.

Grab a beverage or a snack, step aboard and sit back as LOVE STREET OUTDOOR CENTER boat captains show you all the sights – flying, swimming and boating.

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Did You Know: The Jupiter Inlet originally was located just south of the current waterway. The inlet was moved about 1,200 feet north in 1922 to improve navigation. The north and south jetties are about 400 feet apart. The inlet channel for boaters is 15-20 feet deep.


Sit back & enjoy

a boat is docked next to a body of water

LOVE STREET OUTDOOR CENTER’s experienced and knowledgeable boat captains are trained in safety procedures.

You’ll float by the Jupiter Lighthouse, up the Intracoastal Waterway, Indian River or Fullerton Island. Watch for manatees, turtles, tropical birds and other wildlife while enjoying the beautiful clear water.

Here’s more boat Cruising in Jupiter ideas.

Did You Know: Four bodies of water can be seen from Jupiter waterways. (Atlantic Ocean, Indian River, Loxahatchee River, and the Jupiter Inlet)


Comfy seats, cool scenery

a boat parked next to a body of water

You might think you are relaxing in your favorite easy chair when you sit down on one of LOVE STREET OUTDOOR CENTER’S seats in our cruise boats.

We also have bar stools for high top seating. In case of a drizzle, or if the sun is a little bright, our boats have canopies for shade.

Boat tours are 30 or 60 minutes. You are welcome to bring aboard your own beverage or a snack.

Take a boat tour in Jupiter with Capt. Renee.

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Did You Know: Watching a full moon rise is one of the most memorable boat tours in Jupiter. Ask one of LOVE STREET OUTDOOR CENTER’S staff members for the next one on the calendar.


Cruise under Cato’s Bridge 

a group of people swimming in a body of water

Keep your eyes peeled in the clear waters as you head under the bridge between Jupiter and and Jupiter Inlet Colony, just past the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse.

For experienced snorkelers and divers only, Cato’s Bridge is a steep-dropping, fast-moving waterway with lobsters, stone crab, angel fish, parrot fish, tropicals, groupers, hog snapper, sea horses, shrimp and crabs, rays, turtles, octopus and squid. Keep your eye out for the invasive lion fish, fluttering like butterflies.

Five top snorkeling spots in Jupiter.

Did You Know: Local residents call the structure Cato’s Bridge in honor of Avon Charles Cato, who tended a previous bridge in the same location for about 30 years starting in the early 1940s. The current bridge was opened in 1969.


Sturdy and splendid

a large tall tower with a clock on the side of Nauset Light

Your LOVE STREET OUTDOOR CENTER boat captain will point out all the interesting stuff about the red, brick Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse, which since the Civil War has guided sailboats and motorboats to and from the Jupiter Inlet.

The lighthouse played a role in the construction of Henry Flagler’s railroad, which opened up Florida to the world. The lighthouse guided in cargo ships to Jupiter to help build the railroad that opened in 1912 between Key West and Jacksonville.

Did You Know: Sailors can see the light from the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse on a clear night from about 25 miles out at sea.


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