Frequently Asked Questions
Where is your launch site located?
Our main boat tours, fishing & jet ski tours launch from 740 Palm Point Dr., (at the end of Goodland Dr. W) GOODLAND BOATING PARK - Goodland, FL 34140. (View Map Below) About 8 minutes from all local Marco Island resorts. Our Everglades Safaris pick you up & drop you off at any local resort, condo, or home in Marco Island.
What are your operating hours?
Operating Hours: Monday thru Saturday. Closed Sundays. Call to Reserve Hours: Reservation line is available Sunday thru Saturday till 6:30PM. If you are not able to call us, do not hesitate to book through our Express Reservations tab.
Can I show up to your launch site and book a tour?
We highly suggest to call us to reserve a tour with us. Although we would love to take you out right on the spot at your arrival, we cannot take you out without a reservation. All tours going out for the day have been scheduled ahead of time and have been reserved. All reservations are required to allow us to prepare each tour ahead of time to make your vacation memories with us enjoyable and smooth as possible. Thank you for understanding.
Is there parking at your launch site?
Yes. There is unlimited free on site parking for all of our guests. Do not park by boat trailers.
How do we make reservations?
Book a tour online through the "Tours" page by clicking on "Reserve Now" under your requested tour or if you have any questions not stated in FAQ, do not hesitate to call us at 239-331-3775 Please note after your tour is booked we will be contacting you with a confirmation email or text message that you provided with all your detailed information. It is important that you confirm your tour by replying back to reserve your spot. Thank you!
How old do your guests need to be to operate a jet ski?
Guests need to be a minimum of 16 years old with a drivers license to operate jet skis. Please contact us through our "Contact Us" page or if it's urgent, please call 239-331-3775 for any specific details not mentioned on our website.
Should we bring our own food and beverages?
We encourage you to bring your own food and beverages on all boat, beach, & fishing tours. We do provide bottled water for all tours.
Will we see dolphins during our tour?
Dolphin sightings are guaranteed on all "Dolphin's & Friend's" boat & jet ski tours or you get a FREE tour.
What should we wear for our tour?
Please feel free to wear swimsuits with a light coverup. Footwear can be flip flops or sneakers- which ever you prefer. During your shelling time at the barrier island, you can shell or go for a refreshing swim if you would like, so please plan your wardrobe accordingly. During the breezier months, please bring a heavier coverup, if preferred.
May I smoke on the boat?
No, absolutely not. Whether you are on a private trip or joining another party, to ensure a safe ride for everyone, please refrain from smoking on the vessels. Thank you!
Will we see manatees during our tour?
We do not guarantee manatee sightings, but we do see them on the majority of the tours between June through October.
What kind of fish will we catch on our fishing tour?
You have a chance to catch over 100 different species of fish. We have a guarantee catch fish policy or you get a FREE tour. We will also clean, filet, & bag any fish that are kept for eating purposes.
How many persons can fit on one Jet Ski?
2 adults and 1 small child. Maximum of 400 pounds per ski.
Should we bring a camera on our tour?
Although you are welcome to bring your own camera, we do a full photo shoot for you as a FREE gift. The album is sent to you within 24 to 48 hours of your tour with us. We suggest not to take any phones or cameras on any jet ski tour.
Am I allowed to touch the animals and wildlife that we see?
No. Touching any animals, or wildlife, is NOT permitted on any tours.