Where is the place of departure? Where is do I park?
Your adventure will begin at:
Sebastian Inlet State Park Bayside Marina
9502 S Hwy A1A, Melbourne Beach, FL 32951
Our boat tours being by appointment only, we want to avoid the presence of curious people.
This allow to maintain our activities safe in Covid-19 prevention.
Please arrive 30 minutes before the tour start time.
How old must you be to go on the CatBoat Tour Adventures ?
You must be at least 6 years old and accompanied by an adult (18+) who is a qualified operator (driver) to participate in the tour.
Florida law requires anyone who was born on or after Jan. 1, 1988 to successfully complete an approved boating safety course. All information here.
Are the boats safe?
The boats are designed not only for fun but with safety in mind. First, these boats have high density foam pontoons making it virtually unsinkable. Secondly, they turn in such a way as to never flip over. All safety equipment is included and on-board each boat. We teach first time boaters to navigate the boats with great success! Our boats are all brand new CraigCats fresh off the factory floor. Our maintenance program is top notch ensuring the best possible mechanical conditions.
What happens in the Event of bad weather?
All mornings we check the weather. If the expected temperature is less than 68°F (20°C), or if the expected chance of rain is more than 40%, or if the expected wind is more than 15 MPH, the tour will be canceled and you will receive an e-mail.
If your tour is canceled you can ask to reschedule it, or ask a total refund.
Is the posted price a per person charge?
Yes, the posted price is per person plus applicable state sales tax. There is a maximum of 2 riders per boat. We reserve the right to run promotions from time-to-time which may change the posted price per person to a lower price.
Should we tip our tour guide?
Tips are appreciated if you enjoyed your experience But is not an obligation. The amount is entirely up to you. You can tip your guide with cash after the tour.
Are pets allowed?
The ride could be bumpy and subject to weather changes. You and your pet will get wet at some point. Only you know the temperment of your pet, we do not recommend bringing them along as conditions may change rapidly while out on the boat!
What should I bring?
Pack small! Small items such as sunscreen, phones, wallets and keys usually fit into the built in drybox on each boat. If you bring towels place them on the seat. A bottle of water is provided but you are more than welcome to bring other drinks (non-alcoholic) and snacks as well! Beach attire is usually the best attire depending to the weather. Be sure to check the forecast/temperatures before heading out the door in case you may need a light jacket!
Are alcoholic beverages permitted?
Alcoholic beverages are strictly prohibited on the tour. Intoxicated persons will not be allowed to participate in the tour.
Is there a weight limit?
Yes, there is a 300lb / person weight limit. This limit is put forward by the manufacturer for safety purposes.
What if our party size is an odd number such as 3 or 5 ?
2 persons maximum per boat. One person drives the boat while the other person is a passenger. In the event you have an odd number in your party, the odd numbered person must be qualified and willing to drive a boat alone. An odd number person may ride with a stranger from another odd numbered party. There may be opportunities to switch drivers and riders during the tour subject to the direction of the tour guide.
Is there a restroom break during the tour?
No restroom break. We suggest using start point restroom before leaving for your adventure.
Are Craigcat Boats available for rental without a tour guide?
Our Craigcat boats are not available for rental without a guide.
But Custom Tour for 4 to 6 persons is possible with eventually “free ride” time.
You can choose the duration of the trip and the route that you like, the stops that you want, and we analyze your demand to propose you a safe custom trip.
Contact us by email for inquiries.