Banana Boat Rides in Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach Banana Boat Rides

What to Expect

Wet and wild banana boat rides in Myrtle Beach are many people’s favorite attraction! Express Watersports boasts the longest ride in Myrtle Beach with a full 35 minute ride. Ocean too rough? No problem. In addition to ocean riding, we have access to the smooth waters of the Inlet for your comfort. Get wet and have a blast!
Private Banana Boat rides with your own family are available!  Call for details!

What to Bring

  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Bathing Suit
  • Gratuities Customary


  • 35 minute ride, the longest banana boat ride in Myrtle Beach!
  • Ride the ocean waves or cruise through scenic Murrells Inlet
  • Several banana boats available (6 passengers on each) Large Groups Welcomed!!!
  • Free parking, restrooms, showers, & changing rooms on site!
  • Fun for the whole family, group, or team building events.
  • A favorite of children and adults alike. Even our own crew!
  • Free wetsuit rentals in the spring or fall
  • We can go slow or fast for any group!
  • Private rides available! Please Call!
  • Licensed USCG Captains trained in CPR/First AID

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Important Note!
All reservations must arrive 30 minutes before departure time so that we may check your group in. A full charge will occur for any reservations that do not show up for the reserved departure time! If you need to change or cancel your reservation, you must call 24 hours before your departure/rental, or you will be charged. We welcome walk-ins, but reservations are suggested.

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Meet The Crew

Captain Bryan

Captain Bryan Jones - Banana Boat Myrtle BeachBryan is a native of the area Born in Myrtle Beach and raised in Surfside Beach. Bryan has been with Express Watersports since 2000 working as a Parasail Mate on several parasail boats. He then moved up to get a USCG Captains License and began running the Murrells Inlets only full time Banana boat ride. He mapped out the inlet and ocean areas that would be great to ride in and timed his rides to 35 minutes. Bryan now has his USCG Masters Captains license and can work on the bigger boats when needed carrying more passengers!

Captain Mary

Banana Boat Captain MaryMary Stanley is a native to Murrells Inlet and has worked in the water sports industry for six years. She graduated from Coastal Carolina University in 2013 with a bachelors degree in early childhood education. She has a USCG masters captains license and is CPR/First Aid certified. During the off season she teaches at a local elementary school.


You will get wet! Guests should be prepared to fall off. There are ways to prevent falling off. Ask your Captain! Guests should be physically able to pull themselves back up on the Banana Boat. Captain will assist customers if there having trouble. Everyone will be wearing life jackets.

It is strongly recommended that guests wear swimming attire .

Please note that to participate, guests must be a minimum of 5 years of age and not exceed 250 pounds. Guests will be required to sign a waiver to participate.

***Note: Women who are pregnant may not participate. Guests with heart, lung, or back problems may not participate. Guests who have been drinking alcohol or under the influence of drugs may not participate*****

Guests should consider their physical fitness level and medical history when determining whether this ride is appropriate.  Guests with cardiac conditions, asthma, diabetes, epilepsy, other heart or respiratory conditions and/or previous back or neck injury or any other medical condition should take particular caution when selecting this activity.  Guests who have concerns should consult with their personal physician before engaging in any activity that may be strenuous for them.

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