Panama City Beach’s only inflatable water park on Shell Island! Your 3-hour trip on our 52-foot catamaran Privateer will include a scenic trip through Grand Lagoon to Shell Island. Enjoy the tropical scenery and music as you look for dolphins along the way. There will be lots of inflatable fun waiting for you when you arrive at Shell Island, Panama City Beach. After your Shell Island adventure, we will continue sightseeing and dolphin watching as we make our way back to the marina.
Pontoon Boat Rentals
Enjoy full or half day adventures
- Half Day
- Full Day
- 10 Passenger Pontoon Rentals Drivers must be ages 18+
- 12 Passenger Pontoon Rentals Drivers must be ages 18+
- 12 Passenger 90HP Pontoon Rentals Drivers must be ages 18+
- VIP Packages
- Privately Chartered Half Day Pontoon Rental w/ Personal Guide
- VIP Private Paradise Suntracker Pontoon Sunset & Dolphin Sightseeing Charter
Explore on Your Own Pontoon Rental
Enjoy a full or half day on one of our beautiful pontoon boats, with room for up to 10 or 12 guests, and explore some of the top spots in Panama City Beach. Whether it’s snorkeling at Shell Island with family and friends, seeing dolphins on your cruise or just enjoying the gorgeous waters Panama City Beach is known for, you will be creating memories that will last a lifetime!
If you would like to enjoy snorkeling, please bring your own snorkeling gear. You are welcome and encouraged to bring your own coolers with food & drinks; please no glass bottles. Food & drinks are not provided for pontoon rentals.
Florida State Regulations requires anyone born on or after January 1, 1988 who operates a vessel powered by 10 horsepower or more must pass an approved boater safety course and have in his/her possession photographic identification and a boating safety education identification card issued by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission for $9.99. Please have this completed online before arriving for faster check-in.
Can you drink and drive a pontoon boat? No. Alcoholic consumption while operating an aquatic vessel is treated the same way as it is on our roadways. It is unlawful to operate a pontoon boat while under the influence and can result in a DUI charge. If alcohol consumption is part of the plans for your pontoon trip, there must be a sober designated operator at all times.
What’s the minimum age to rent a pontoon? You must be 18 to legally rent any watercraft in Florida.
What is included in your pontoon rental? USCG safety equipment, bimini top, radio or portable Bluetooth speaker, map of the area and one tank of fuel.
Can we pull a tube or skis behind the pontoon boats? Due to the liability and wear on the motors, we do not allow anything pulled behind our pontoons.
Are you allowed to go fishing? Fishing is not allowed from the pontoon boat, only from the water or land. If any damages are caused to the boat, including the seats, you will be responsible for any damages caused. In the event the boat comes back bloody and gutty, you will be charged a cleaning fee.
Do I need a fishing license? If you are 16 and over, you must have a fishing license. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission | FWC (myfwc.com)
Are pets allowed? No, pets are not allowed on our vessels.
Is there a weight and person limit for the pontoons? The weight can not exceed the maximum of what the boat displays per the manufacturer.
Per the US Coast Guard, all bodies including infants, count as a person on the pontoons and capacity can not be exceeded under any circumstances.
- Valid Photo ID and copy of temporary boaters certificate if applicable
- Towels, sunglasses, non-aerosol mineral-based sunscreen (no suntan oils please) and camera
- Cooler with water, beverages and snacks. Please no glass bottles
- Tips for your dock crew are customary with good service and greatly appreciated
Book an upgraded VIP “No Worries” package which includes an experienced captain for your day on the water for up to 11 guests. The captain will do all the work and take you to local hotspots, all you have to do is sit back and enjoy your fun in the sun!