UPDATE: SALT & MIST SEA TOURS WILL ONLY BE OFFERING LIMITED “DOLPHIN TOURS” AND DAILY “BARRIER ISLAND BEACH DAYS” ON THE GULF OF MEXICO” FROM AUGUST 3-13TH. PLEASE CHECK THE ONLINE SCHEDULE FOR AVAILABILITY. WE WILL NOT BE OFFERING SUNSET CRUISES DURING THIS TIME DUE TO STAFF BEING ON VACATION. THANK YOU FOR YOUR INQUIRY!
ATTENTION GROUPON CUSTOMERS: PLEASE CONTACT CAPTAIN JOE FIRST BEFORE PURCHASING A GROUPON TO ENSURE SCHEDULE AND AVAILABILITY!
BARRIER ISLAND BEACH DAY ON THE GULF OF MEXICO
This is an all-in-one experience venturing on the turquoise waters of the Gulf! From Marine Life, to tropical birds and the tranquility of white sand beaches on barrier islands, this is an opportunity to relax and rejuvenate. This tour includes:
-100% Private Tour on a 30′ Yacht Certified Sea Ray
– Dolphin and Marine Life Tour
-Island Architecture Tour on Vina Del Mar, Tierra Verde and Isla Del Sol Islands
-Sunshine Skyway Bridge Tour (known as the “Gateway to Tampa Bay”)
-Swimming, Shelling and relaxing on either Outback Key, Shell Key or Sister Key
-Ice & Bottled Water
-Marine Fuel Expenses
Operating Times: 10:00am -8:00pm
Price: $95.00 per person (4 person minimum)
Bottlenose Dolphin Tour & SUNSHINE SKYWAY BRIDGE tour
Experience and observe the most common, and beloved, Florida dolphin species in the seemingly smiling Bottlenose Dolphin! Bluish gray on top with paler undersides, these highly intelligent mammals are regularly spotted swimming around Boca Ciega Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. During a high tide and calm waters, you will also cruise out to the Sunshine Skyway Bridge, one of America’s most famous bridges as it is regarded as the “Gateway to Tampa Bay”!
Operating Times: 11:00-8:00pm
Duration: 80 minutes
Prices: $65. per person
Sunset Cruise on the gulf of mexico
On this relaxed cruise, you’ll enjoy spectacular sunset views on Boca Ciega Bay, past many barrier islands and on route to the Gulf of Mexico! Along the way, listen to music on the surround sound system and have some drinks while taking in the incredible views; it’s simply paradise!
Cruise past the campus of Eckerd College, around Indian Key and onto Tierra Verde and Pass-a-Grille under the majestic span of the setting Florida sun.
Operating Times: 11:00am -8:00pm
Duration: 80 minutes
Price: $65. per person
Salt and Mist Sea Tours LLC- St. Petersburg, Florida
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL CUSTOMERS
GROUPON CUSTOMERS: Please read the fine print on your Groupon Voucher. If you have purchased a Groupon, we CANNOT guarantee that this tour will be private. Due to the volume of calls and bookings, the Captain may not be able to give you a courtesy call to inform you that there may be up to 6 passengers on board during your tour. IF YOU WANT A 100% PRIVATE TOUR, PLEASE CONTACT THE CAPTAIN DIRECTLY and we will do our best to accommodate you.
PRIVATE TOURS: If you want a 100% private tour, PLEASE MESSAGE CAPTAIN JOE and book directly online ( DO NOT BOOK WITH A GROUON VOUCHER CODE) and the Captain will accommodate your request. THIS OPTION IS NOT AVAILABLE TO GROUPON CUSTOMERS AND WILL BE SPECIFICALLY CUSTOMIZED BY CAPTAIN AND CUSTOMER.
DEPARTURE LOCATION: All tours depart from Maximo Park Boat Ramp in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Address: Pinellas Point Dr S & Sunshine Skyway Ln S, St. Petersburg, FL 33711.
Directions: When you enter Maximo Park, drive straight, directly thru the park and the Boat Dock will be on the right hand side, facing the water!
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OPERATING DAYS: Monday thru Sunday.
TOUR TIMES: 11:00am to 9:00pm daily.
REFUND POLICY: Full refunds will be offered for weather related cancellations and mandatory vessel maintenance. Partial refunds offered for cancellations within 24 hours of departure date. No refunds for day of cancellations or no shows, this includes Groupon Customers.
GROUPON CUSTOMERS: In the event of a weather related cancellation (and cannot reschedule), you will need to contact Groupons Customer Support to request a refund or a Groupon Credit as you purchased the Groupon Voucher directly with Groupon, not the Merchant.
RULES OF THE BOAT
-Absolutely no smoking on board
-No shoes or sandals on the seats of the boat
-No jumping on seats of the boat
-Please apply Sunscreen before going on board
-No hanging off the bimini archway(Shade covering) of the Boat
-Maximum of (2) customers in front of the boat while underway
Note: If a customer breaks or destroys any part of the boat during their tour, the company will immediately charge the credit card to replace the damage done to the boat.
WHAT TO BRING: (Bottled water will be provided)
- Food and Beverages
- BYOB (NOTE: Please be sure to have a lid on all cups to avoid spilling)
Conditions of the sea
If there is inclement weather such as severe wind, rain, thunder, dangerous sea swells, fog or any dangerous conditions that hinder the safety and experience of the tour and it’s customers, the Captain has the right to postpone, cancel or reschedule the tour within 24 hrs or the day of. The Captain also reserves the right to postpone, cancel or reschedule a tour if the NOAA issues a “Small Craft Advisory” due to dangerous conditions on the sea. If you paid in advance by purchasing a Groupon Deal, you will need to contact Groupon’s Customer Support to receive a refund/credit