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Outdoor Recreation - On The Water

Gondolas D' Amore

Enjoy a unique cruise through the Marina on a 32 ft. Italian gondola, complete with pillows, music, lamps, gondolier, appetizers and drinks. For a very special occasion–or even a proposal–it just doesn’t get much more romantic than this! Reservations required.

Hornblower Cruises & Events

Dining & Cocktail Cruises

Enjoy breathtaking views, delicious meals, cocktails and live music on harbor cruises including Weekend Dinner Dances, Sunday Champagne Brunch, Sunset Sails, Blues Cruises or your own special event for up to 250 people.

Marina del Rey Boat Rentals

Have some fun on the water with Marina del Rey Boat Rentals. Self-explore the harbor and beyond by kayak, paddleboard, sailboat, motor boat or jetski. Hourly rentals are available and no experience is required!

Marina del Rey Parasailing

Enjoy an exhilarating parasailing flight from Fisherman's Village. Choose from a 500 ft. or 800 ft. experience. Flights can accommodate two-three persons at a time. See fabulous views of Venice Beach and Marina del Rey from the air. Reservations required.

Marina del Rey Sportfishing

Take the bait and head off for some of the Marina’s fantastic sportfishing. On a morning, afternoon or twilight excursion out at sea, catch halibut, yellowtail, sea bass and more. Knowledgeable guides are on hand for the less experienced. Located at Dock 52. Free parking. Whale watching & wildlife tours also available!

Marina Paddle

Have fun winding through the marina harbor with this popular fitness activity! See the city from the water, glide past sleek yachts and spot a sea lion or two along the way. Boards can be rented by the hour. Private and group lessons are also available.

Paradise Bound Charters

Harbor & Coastal Cruises

Capt. Alex of Paradise Bound Yacht Charters offers harbor, coastal, sunset cruises, day sailings, marriage proposals, fishing trips and more for any occasion and any group size. Docked at The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey.

Pro SUP Shop

Learn how to stand up paddleboard on the calm waters of the Marina. Pro SUP Shop offers hourly rentals and its certified staff will help guide you into the fastest growing sport in the world. Located in the southwest end of the Jamaica Bay Inn parking lot. 

Summer Weekend WaterBus

Operating summer weekends, holidays, and concert nights, the WaterBus shuttles between seven points, including Burton Chace Park, Fisherman’s Village, Marina Beach and Burke Promenade. Schedules and routes available at local hotels.

UCLA Marina Aquatic Center

Excursions and Lessons

Explore the Marina’s basins with a variety of kayaking options – from special sunset/full-moon paddles, birding by kayaking, and marina kayak tours offered on weekends throughout the year. No experience is necessary.