Yes, we are! We provide plenty of space for outdoor social distancing and completely disinfect all surfaces both before and after each booking.

Although we are called Tiki Tavern Nautica, we are strictly a BYOB onboard bar with bar seating in addition to our wrap around cabana sofa for guests while at sea. We offer restaurant menus for Dock and Dine service for private parties with seating for just your group per voyage.In additio we provide a keen eyed Captain for dolphin watching, swimming and more.

Not only do we have well cleaned bathrooms here in the marina, but Our boat is also equipped with a comfortable clean restroom; including a shower to rinse off salt water. 

Yes, there is a type 1 PFD for every passenger, along with all the Coast Guard requirements for the vessel, including a first aid kit.

Convenient pick-up and drop-off locations that offer an impressive variety of restaurants and local mom-and-pop shops to support are nearby. One example is Tarpon Springs, Sponge Docks Marina Located next to Dock’s Waterfront Bar and Grill. We offer complimentary parking next to the boat dock.

Yes, all routes are subject to change due to weather, current tide conditions, USCG restrictions, or captains' discretion. Our primary goal is to keep everyone's experience safe while having a great time.

Yes, children are allowed. Our Tiki Tavern in Nautica offers a private family-friendly experience. Children under the age of 10 are required to wear a life jacket while onboard, which which we provide, or you can bring your own (recommended). Please let us know if you plan to bring children so that we can make the appropriate accommodations for life jackets. We recommend booking a private charter if you have kids under 12 to ensure a family-friendly experience.

The Tiki boat has a cruising speed of around 20 mph, giving it plenty of juice to get out of the way of unexpected weather changes, but a pleasant speed to take in the scenery.

  • Florida Residents: 1-year full credit towards a future booking or 50% refund within 10 days of the booking date.
  • Florida Non-Residents: 2-year full credit towards a future booking or a 50% refund within 10 days of the booking date.
  • Florida Residents and Florida Non-Residents: One-year transferable booking credit to friends or family Same-day bookings are non-refundable. We reserve the right to cancel any booking at any time due to weather, safety, mechanical, or behavioral issues. "No Shows" will not be refunded or rescheduled.

We do operate rain or shine, as the Tiki boats have a roof. However, the captain can decide to cancel due to conditions, typically high winds or thunderstorms. If you are unable to reschedule and still want to go on one of our available time slots, the captains may, under certain conditions, go out to operate in calmer water protected by islands or mangroves.

Our Captains work for tips only, so gratuities are greatly appreciated. We suggest a 20% minimum gratuity for our captains, as they are very experienced and knowledgeable and work hard to ensure your safety and provide an amazing Tiki boat experience.

Booking times are available for 2 hours, 3 hours (back-to-back 90-minute bookings), 4 hours, and 8 hours. Most bookings can be extended during your charter. For special events or custom packages, please call, and we can discuss your options.

Besides relaxing with a cold drink, we can pretty much book anything you can imagine, including Pub Crawls, Treasure Hunts, at-sea sunsets, whole-day events, bachelorette and bachelor parties, special events like birthdays or weddings, office or corporate events and meetings, sandbar hopping, and dolphin and manatee watching. Give us a call for special requests.

Absolutely! We always have island music playing upon boarding and departing, but you can connect your music to our Bluetooth speaker system and play your choice of music anytime in between. You are also welcome to have a Jamaican Jam Session with our onboard Jamaican Me Crazy Instruments!

We are a BYOB Charter that provides amenities. For your added convenience, food and drinks can be preordered and delivered directly to our dockside location, where you will embark.


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