Book a private yacht for your Dolphin Tour ! Private charters and tours can be booked on the yacht Ponemah for three hours from 9 AM to Noon or 1 to 4 PM. You will have the entire yacht to use for your group of up to 6 passengers. If you book both the morning and the afternoon slots you will have an extra hour at no additional charge to stop for lunch somewhere or continue cruising.
We see dolphins on almost every tour -see these videos:
We do not allow fishing or feeding the dolphin.
Our normal pick-up for passengers is at the Englewood Indian Mound Park Docks, off Winson Ave. in Englewood. The Blind Pass Dock on Manasota Key where you will find plenty of parking is also possible. We can arrange to pick up at Higel Marine Park in Venice or Boca Grande for an extra remote pickup fee of $200. Select one of the recommended trips below or call Captain Bruce at 978-290-8526 to arrange something custom.
Dolphin Tour and More Options
Englewood -North to Venice and return- 3 hours or full day to Casey and Siesta Keys
Cruise the Intracoastal Waterway to Venice and back. Dolphins and manatees are likely. A stop for swimming or jaunt out the Venice inlet to the Gulf can be done in 3 hours. Stopping for lunch at the Dockside Restaurant or Crows Nest or travelling furthur north along Casey and Siesta Key thru Blackburn Bay and Little Sarasota Bay are options with a full day charter.
Englewood- Lemon Bay / Stump Pass /Manasota Key – 3 hours or full day tours
Enjoy a leisurely 3 hours or a full day on board cruising around Lemon Bay. Stop to watch the Dolphins play, anchor for a swim or to eat lunch on board. Take a short dinghy ride and walk across Manasota Key to the ocean.
Englewood South to Boca Grande and return – full day
An amazing trip down the Intracoastal thru Lemon Bay, under the Boca Grande causeway and into the tiny harbor or waterways to see some amazing real estate. Have lunch at the Pink Elephant Restaurant or walk to downtown Boca Grande before returning home. This voyage requires a full day charter.
Englewood South to Cabbage Key – full day
Another amazing trip down the Intracoastal Waterway thru Lemon Bay, under the Boca Grande causeway. Try the Cabbage Key Resort where you can get a cheeseburger in paradise or fresh fish. After lunch stop we venture into the tiny Boca Grande harbor or waterways to see some amazing real estate before returning home. This voyage requires a full day charter.
Englewood South to Cayo Costa – full day
Travel south on the Intracoastal Waterway thru Lemon Bay, under the Boca Grande causeway to Pelican Bay on Cayo Costa. We’ll anchor for swimming and a walk 1 mile across the State Park preserve to the ocean side. Bring your lunch, as this is a full day charter with no restaurants in the area.
Venice / Nokomis North via Intracoastal to Little Sarasota Bay – 3 hours or full day
The ultimate dolphin and real estate viewing tour…..over 80% of these trips see dolphins in the wake. We’ll always see some fabulous real estate on Casey Key , Venice and Sarasota. Remote pickup at Higel Marine Park in Venice has a $200 extra charge.
Boca Grande South to Cayo Costa / Cabbage Key / North Captiva – 3 hours or full day
A fabulous adventure with numerous options depending on duration of booking. Half day will allow quick trip to North Captiva and back or a swim or park tour in Pelican Bay at Cayo Costa State Park. A full day will allow longer stops – lunch at Cabbage Key Resort, or Mainstay and Barnacles Bar in North Captiva. Remote pickup in Boca Grande at the public docks is an extra $200 as we need to travel to/from Englewood.