Q: How many people can fit on the boat?
A: Due to our license we are only allowed to carry 6 passengers max per boat.
Q: Can we bring our own drinks and food?
A: Yes, but no glass containers or bottles allow on the boat. Glass can break and cause injury to you or any personal on the boat.
Q: Do we get to drive the boat?
A: Unfortunately no, we do provide a US Coast Guard license Captain that will operate the vessel and navigate the waters for you.
Q: Does your charter come with captain?
A: Yes, our charters are ONLY captained charters. we do not rent our boats out separately.
Q: What is included with your charters?
A: Boat with captain; an inflatable paddle boards, 15ft lily pad, large cooler with ice and water bottles, Bluetooth sound system. March-October: You can customize the trip for Crab Island, Dolphin Watching, and more!
November-February: Dolphin and Harbor Cruises
Q: Can we bring alcohol on the boat?
A: Yes, for anyone 21 years and older
Q: Are there venders on Crab Island?
A: Yes, there are vendors selling ice cream, t-shirts, food, pineapples, coconuts. There is even a general store selling floats, sunscreen, etc. Please note: These vendors leave starting in November and come back in May. Your charter can be totally customized with these options:
1. Crab Island- This is a sandbar, not to be mistaken for an actual island.
2. Dolphin Cruise- We can take you to search for dolphins in the harbor, or kick back blast the music and cruise!
3. Specter Island-This is exclusive to our 8 hour cruises, it is a series of islands by Fort Walton that are secluded and great for a large group hangout. We suggest going to the Gulf for lunch if you go there! Available from March-October
Q: Are your charters private?
A: Yes, our charters are booked for your party only
Q: What are the prices for your charter?
A: Pricing varies by season/time. Give us a call at 850-860-6895 for any questions.
Gratuity is NOT inlcuded in the total price
Q: Can we put down a deposit on a charter?
A: Yes, you can put down a deposit of $250 + tax to reserve your date/time. This can be done over the phone at 850-860-6895. The balance of your charter is due the day BEFORE your charter if paying by credit card OR the day of if paying by cash
Q: Where do your charter pick up?
A: At the Gulf on Okaloosa Island. 1284 Marler Ave, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548. Please PARK in the overflow parking lot.
Q: What is your cancelation policy?
A: You can cancel for any reason up to 48 hours before your charter and will receive a full refund.
Q: What happens if it rains or bad weather the day of our charter?
A: The captains’ have a good radar app and will make the call on the weather an hour before the charter. Please note: The call on the weather can ONLY be made by the captain. You will get a full refund of amount paid if your trip is canceled due to in-climate weather.
Q: Do we need to arrive early to our charter?
A: You need to allow enough time to find the location and find the boat on the harbor; it isn’t necessary to be there too early as the captain will pick you up promptly at the time of your charter. We suggest getting to the docks 30 minutes beforehand.
Q: Are there lifejackets on the boat?
A: Yes, there are coast-guard required life jackets on our boats. If you have small children, you may want to bring their own life jacket as all children 8 and under are required by law to wear a life jacket while on the boat and the coast guard approved ones may not be the most comfortable for small children
Q: Can we bring our own cooler?
A: Yes, you can bring your own cooler and/or you can add to our cooler. We do provide a large 75 quart Yeti ice chest for your party on each boat.
Q: What other items should we bring on our charter?
A: Here’s what we suggest for the sunny season
4. Money for tips/vendors
5. Bathing Suits
Q: If we have floats or rafts we want to bring, do you have an air pump on the boat?
A: Yes, we keep an air pump on the boat for our equipment that you can use if you have floats or rafts that you want to bring on your charter
Q: Can we add extra time to our charter if we want to stay longer?
A: If we do NOT have anyone schedule after your trip. Must be approved and verified by the captain before extending the trip.
Q: Is gratuity included in the final price?
A: Gratuity is not included in the price, suggested tip is 15-20% of the pre tax total
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