No you do not need to bring a cooler. We will provide one free of charge for every boat. We also offer ice and water by the bottle at our office.
Yes you can fish on any of our boats. In fact many have live well systems and fish finders as well. You are required to have a FL saltwater fishing license. All licenses and pole rentals can be purchased at our local bait shops (Redington Bait & Tackle) is the closest. Their phone number is (727) 498-6496.
We have 12’ paddle boards with a max weight limit of 300lbs. They come with safety gear (life jacket, whistle and paddle). Our staff will train you free of charge as well. You can use these on the Gulf of Mexico and the bay. We also offer Go Pro video camera rentals to catch all the memories as well.
If you are under 16 years of age you are required to wear a bicycle helmet – 16 years old or older you are not required to wear a helmet – However we strongly recommend every person operating a bicycle wear a helmet!
We have brand new beach cruisers – single speed coaster brake bikes for the sand (beach) “Giant Simple Single” and brand new speed bicycles “Giant Cypress DX” hybrid bikes. We also have children bikes and infant carriers.
All of our kayaks are “sit on top” ocean kayaks. We have 9ft and 13ft single kayaks and 13ft tandem kayaks. We also have dollies available to wheel them over to the Gulf of Mexico and transportation straps available if you want to strap them to your vehicle and take them to the Parks.
Scooters are motor vehicles – they are not allowed on the beaches, sidewalks, bicycle lanes or pedestrian trails and no freeways.
We have 16 brand new Aprilia fuel injected, water cooled, 2 stroke scooters.
If you are under the age of 21 you are required to wear a helmet. If you are 21 years old or older it is your option to wear a helmet. We strongly recommend everyone wear a helmet! We provide them free of charge.
Most of our scooters are 2 seater models.
Yes! The Aprilia scooters go 45 to 50 MPH.
You must have a valid automobile driver’s license (no temporary or permits) and have previous scooter or moped or dirt bike experience. Sorry, we do not train.
You must be 18 years or older to sign a scooter rental contract. Fees are the rental price plus 7% FL sales tax plus a $200.00 deposit per scooter.
Everyone on the boat can drink except the driver, zero tolerance, you can lose your automobile driver’s license
Our limits are Ft Desoto Park (15 miles South) and Anclote Island (19 miles North). Also the deck boats are allowed to go 3 miles out in the Gulf of Mexico.
The Pontoon boats and the Bayliner boats are not allowed in the Gulf of Mexico. They stay in the Bay Areas. The Hurricane Deck boats are allowed in the Gulf of Mexico up to 3 miles offshore.
We recommend as soon as you know for sure what day and time you want to go to call for a reservation. Holidays and weekends usually book up 2 weeks ahead, week days 3 to 7 days ahead in season.
When you know what day and time you are planning to go, call us at (727) 595-0000 and we can tell you what boats are available and can reserve one for you with a major credit card; Visa, MC or Discover.
The rental price does not include fuel. All of the boats have the most fuel efficient engines on the market.
September 8, 2013 thru February 13, 2014, OFF SEASON.
February 14, 2014 thru September 7, 2014, SEASON.
November 3, 2013 thru March 19, 2014, 9:00AM to 5:00PM, 7 Days a week.
March 20, 2014 thru November 2, 2014, 9:00AM to 7:00PM, 7 Days a week.
There are plenty of restaurants and parks that have restrooms plus most of our boats have built in bathrooms for your convenience.
We do have charts of the area free to our customers and we give a full orientation as well. We also have brand new Garmin GPS navigation systems with depth finders on every boat. All the boating attractions are preprogrammed into these units for you.
If you are 25 years old or younger – you are required to have a safe boater’s certificate. If you are 25 years old or older – you need an ID and all drivers must have prior boat driving experience (we do not train).
You must be 18 years old or older to legally sign a rental contract. Rental fees are the rental price plus 7% FL sales tax plus fuel (the boat is full when you leave the dock. We fill it back up when you return and you pay for the fuel that was used) and a $500.00 security deposit that is refunded at the end of the day (providing no damages or loss of equipment).