BOATS – Boating Jupiter is easily accessible either from private docks, marinas, boat storage facilities, boat rental or public launch ramps such as Burt Reynold’s Park on US1. Once out on the water there are many options for places to see and things to do.
FEATURED BOATING COMMUNITIES (Jupiter Florida Real Estate) –
JUPITER AND TEQUESTA WATERWAYS–
Loxahatchee River – At Jupiter Inlet, as you go west of the Intracoastal and the railroad it becomes the Loxahatchee River with Jupiter sandbar, wide open waters and smaller forks. The North fork of the Loxahatchee Inlet allows access to the river flowing through Jonathan Dickinson State Park where you can see alligators and other local wildlife. This part of the river is popular for fishing, kayaking and canoeing.
Intracoastal Waterway (ICW) – The ICW jogs to the northeast as it crosses the Jupiter Inlet and becomes a channel between Jupiter Island and Tequesta.
Atlantic Ocean via Jupiter Inlet – Easy access for diving, sports fishing and cruising.
BOATING LICENSE –
Everyone under the age of 22 planning to operate a boat or personal watercraft with 10+ horsepower a required to have a Boating Safety Education ID. See Boaterexam.com and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
BOAT REGISTRATION –
Jupiter Inlet Boat Rentals– (561) 741-1212
Boat and jet ski rentals. Located on Jupiter Inlet across from the Jupiter Lighthouse.
Riverbend Park, Jupiter – (561) 746-7053
Canoe and kayak rentals available Thursday – Sunday.
SALTWATER BOAT RAMPS –
Bert Winters Park, Juno Beach/North Palm Beach – Just south of Donald Ross Rd off Ellison Wilson Rd.
Burt Reynold’s Park, Jupiter – East and west side of US1 just south of Jupiter Inlet.
Juno Park, Juno Beach – Between Bert Winters Park and PGA Blvd off Ellison Wilson RD. Requires advance parking permit.
BOAT SLIPS (Day-dock Only) –
DuBois Park, Jupiter – 17 boat slips available for day use.
MARINAS AND BOAT SLIPS (24 Hours) –
Admirals Cove Marina – (561)745-5961
Jupiter waterfront community with marina offers fuel dock and 50 private boat slips for boats up to 130′. Recently changed to accommodate bigger yachts.
Black Pearl Marina – (561) 744-2223
Small marina on US1 in Tequesta by County Line Rd aka inside the ICW sandbar in Tequesta. Shipstore open daily 8am-5pm.
Blowing Rocks Marina – (561) 746-3312
Wet slips up to 70′ available monthly, seasonal or annual. New 20,000 lb boat lift for dry slips. Ship store, restrooms and showers.
The Bluffs Marina – (561) 627-6688 – Bluffs Marina Boatslips for Sale
Wet slips up to 176′ boats. $3/ft/day. Minimum $120/day. Electric 50A, Cable TV, water, restrooms and WiFi.
JIB Yacht Club and Marina – (561) 746-4300 – JIB Club Docks for Sale
$3/ft/day for day slips. Monthly and seasonal dockage for vessels up to 90′. Boat US members 25% discount.
Jupiter Harbour Marina – (561) 746-2793 – Protected harbor on the Jupiter Inlet between US1 and Alt A1A bridges. 35′-65′ slips for sale and lease. Some docks have been doubled up to accommodate larger boats. Boat slips individually owned.
Jupiter Pointe Club & Marina – (561) 746-2600 – Space for 500 boats including 700 ft of floating docks. Marina and boat club. Intracoastal pool and restaurant open to public.
Jupiter Yacht Club & Marina – (561) 741-3407 Jupiter Yacht Club Docks – Offering 79 boat slips for sale and rent fitting boats up to 65 ft. Electric, city water and cable TV. Walk to restaurants and shops.
Jonathan’s Landing at Casseekey Island- (561) 747-8980 – Jonathan’s Landing Jupiter Day Docks for Sale Dry storage for 352 boats up to 40 ft and wet slips up to 60 ft Jupiter Liveaboard Boatslips for Sale
JUPITER INLET FUEL DOCKS –
Admirals Cove Jupiter FL Marina – (561) 745-5961
Blowing Rocks Marina – (561) 746-3312
Offering 100′ fuel dock with ethanol-free fuel and diesel.
Castaways Marina – (561) 575-0252
REC-90 and diesel fuel.
JIB Yacht Club and Marina – (561) 746-4300
Jupiter Pointe Club & Marina – (561) 746-2600 Ethanol-free, REC 90, 93% octane and diesel fuel.
Loggerhead Marina at Jonathan’s Landing– (561) 747-8980
150′ floating dock with ValvTect 90 octane non-ethanol gasoline
Jupiter to Palm Beach FL Lifestyles and Things To Do
Tequesta Country Club Homes for Sale
Tequesta Country Club exceptional golf course community on the Loxahatchee River with Tequesta Country Club community boat ramp – ocean access via Jupiter Inlet and the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW). Tequesta Country Club homes for sale offer garden, lake, golf course or river views.
Ask about the commission discount available for Tequesta Country Club residents.
Voluntary HOA fee plus optional community boat ramp key. Three waterfront community parks – North View Park, South View Park and Tequesta Country Club boat ramp.
Tequesta waterfront community with waterfront homes on Loxahatchee River. Tequesta waterfront golf course community – a great combination. Golf club separate from HOA with voluntary club membership and voluntary HOA – wow!!
Golf Course – Originally designed by golf architect Robert von Hagge – who has designed 40+ golf courses including the Admirals Cove golf courses in Jupiter Florida. The Tequesta Country Club was completely redesigned summer of 2013 by Tom Fazio Jr of the famous Fazio golf course design family who have designed Jupiter Hills – with top ranked Hills and Village golf courses – and The Fazio at PGA National. The extensive remodel was completed in November 2013.
Tequesta Country Club HOA – Voluntary annual HOA fee
HOA fee includes – Common area maintenance, improvements and taxes, boat ramp lease, management, accounting, reserve funds, Easter egg hunt, 4th of July bike parade, Halloween events and Christmas holiday party.
Tequesta Country Club Membership – Contact Tequesta Country Club directly at (561) 746-4501 for optional golf and social memberships to residents and non-residents. 201 Country Club Drive, Tequesta, FL 33469
LOCATION – 15 min west of I-95 and Florida Turnpike at Indiantown Rd in Jupiter.
3 min – Jupiter Island beaches, Coral Cove Park, Jupiter Inlet and Jupiter Lighthouse
5 min – Jupiter and Juno Beach beaches and parks.
10 min – Dining in Jupiter
15-20 min – Shopping in Palm Beach Gardens, Downtown at The Gardens, The Gardens Mall, Midtown and Legacy Place.
30-40 min – City Place, Kravis Center, West Palm Beach airport (PBI)
1 hour – Fort Lauderdale International Airport (FLL)
1.5 hrs – Miami International Airport (MIA)
KAYAK – to kayak or canoe is very popular on local waterways. Jupiter and Tequesta are located on the Loxahatchee River by Jupiter Inlet. The Loxahatchee River is one of only two nationally recognized Wild and Scenic Rivers in Florida. The second one is Wekiva River in Central Florida – north of Orlando.
There are both public and private places to launch kayaks along the Loxahatchee River. Waterfront communities like Tequesta Country Club have neighborhood launch locations for kayaking. Kayakers also enjoy the turquoise waters of the Intracoastal and Atlantic Ocean. The average water temperature is around 85° F (26° C).
Jonathan Dickinson State Park, Tequesta/Hobe Sound– Located on the north end of the Loxahatchee River and accessible from the water or by car from US1 in Tequesta. Follow the mangrove up the river to see wildlife such as alligators, deer, bobcat, coyotes, wild boar, manatees, turtles, tortoises, herons, egrets, ospreys, bald eagles and fish. Trapper Nelson’s cabin is along this fork of the river with picnic tables and restrooms.
Riverbend Park, Jupiter – Located west of I-95 & Florida Turnpike at Indiantown Road. Canoe and kayak outfitters onsite. Famous for the thrilling ride over the Masten Dam. Onsite outfitters rent canoes and kayaks but are closed Tuesday & Wednesdays. The most popular trip from River Bend is a 2.5-3.5 miles trip (3-4 hours) called the Cypress Canopy. No swimming allowed. If you prefer you can rent biked and go biking along the Riverbend Park trails.
Intracoastal (ICW), Jupiter/Tequesta – Jupiter Lighthouse Park, US1 in Tequesta and Coral Cove Park on Jupiter Island are public launch sites to access Jupiter Inlet and Intracoastal sandbars.
Jupiter – Tequesta Kayak Rentals and Tours –
Jupiter Outdoor Center – (Jupiter Inlet) (561)747-0063 – 1116 Love Street, Jupiter, FL 33477
Beach Water Sports – (Intracoastal) (561)745-6900 – 17967 SE Federal Hwy, Tequesta, FL 33469
Jupiter Pointe Paddling – (Intracoastal) (561)746-6691 – 18701 SE Federal Highway, Tequesta, FLL 33469
Canoe Outfitters of Florida (Riverbend Park, Loxahatchee River & Jonathan Dickinson State Park) – (561)746-7053 – Closed Tuesdays & Wednesdays
More Palm Beach County Kayak and Canoe Areas –
Bert Winters Park, Juno Beach / Burt Reynolds Park, Jupiter / Dyer Park, West Palm Beach / Jim Barry Light Harbor Park, Riviera Beach / John Prince Park, Lake Worth / John Stretch Park, Lake Harbor / Juno Park, Juno Beach / Lake Ida Park, Delray Beach / Ocean Inlet Park, Ocean Ridge / Okeeheelee Park, West Palm Beach / Paul Rardin Park, Pahokee / Peanut Island Park, Riviera Beach / Phil Foster Park, Riviera Beach / South Bay RV Park, South Bay /
Burt Aaronson South County Regional Park, West Boca Raton / Stub Canal Park, West Palm Beach/ West Delray Regional Park, Delray Beach
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Jupiter to Palm Beach FL Lifestyles and Things To Do
Fishing in Florida
To fish is a big part of local outdoor life. Coastal Palm Beach Inlet, Jupiter Inlet – St Lucie Inlet offer plenty of opportunities to fish. Atlantic Ocean, Intracoastal, Jupiter Inlet and Loxahatchee River are easily accessible for offshore and inshore casting. Some of the local fish around Jupiter Florida includes barracuda, blue runners, croakers, dolphin, jack crevalle, pompano, sailfish, snapper, snook, Spanish mackerel, swordfish and wahoo.
Pier Fishing – Available at Jupiter Beach Park on the south side of Jupiter Inlet and at the Juno Beach Pier in Juno Beach.
Fly Fishing– Available in the salt, brackish and fresh waters off the Intracoastal and Loxahatchee River west and north of Jupiter Inlet and in Jonathan Dickinson State Park in Tequesta.
Sports Fishing – Several tournaments are organized locally from Palm Beach Inlet to Jupiter Inlet, Indian River and St Lucie Inlet.
Deep Sea Fishing – Several charter companies are available around Riviera Beach, Palm Beach Shores and Jupiter Lighthouse and offer guided fishing charters including deep sea fishing. You may see dolphins, turtles, sharks and manatees on the water.