The SHUTTLE happily accommodates PRIVATE CHARTERS of 24 to 49 passengers.Perfect
for corporate getaways as a break between sessions or a sunset cruise
at the end of the day. Weddings, birthdays and family reunions are routine cruises easily scheduled. The SHUTTLE has large deck
boxes fore and aft that double as buffet tables, an onboard CD sound system
and public address amplifier, a full size marine toilet and FL notary
services. The deck layout allows comfortable seating with free space for
conversation groups. Visibility is 360 degrees from every seat/location
on the vessel.
A 60 to 90 minute sightseeing cruise in south Boca Ciega Bay is scenic
and informative - cruising past historic areas, mansions with yachts to
match and unspoiled barrier islands in the Shell Key Preserve. Dolphins,
manatees and shorebirds make Boca Ciega Bay their home. Private charters
often elect to spend some of their time on the beaches of Shell Key, either
at the beginning or the conclusion of their cruise. Parties may also elect
to spend all their time on the Key. Combinations of cruising the bay and
island time are dictated by the nature of the charter.
be scheduled in 90 minute blocks during the day or any times departing
after 4:30 pm. Most evening cruises depart approximately one hour before
sunset. Private charters are reasonably priced, as are the regular shuttles,
at $25.00 plus tax per passenger - and please tip the First Mate. $2 parking
passes are available for buses and cars. Fully refundable deposits of
50% are required and rain dates are suggested.