Cruise mangroves and beaches for native wildlife spotting. Sea life includes dolphins, manatees and sea turtles. There are 62 species of birds that live in and migrate through Sarasota. They include plovers, egrets, herons, ibis, bald eagles, wood storks, gulls, terns, ospreys, cormorants, roseate spoonbills, brown, and white pelicans, to name a few.
“Captain Chet did a GREAT job for me and my family. We cruised, watched wildlife, and fished. His boat is the perfect size and he was ready for anything. I highly recommend Capt. Chet.”
Fish for grouper, snapper, pompano, jacks, drum, shark, spanish mackerel, kingfish, tarpon, snook and speckled trout. We provide licenses, gear, and tackle for up to four people.
"Captain Chet was an excellent guide for me, my two kids (6 & 8 years old), and my two friends. We had a great time fishing, catching so many fish that Capt. Chet could hardly keep up with helping us get the landed fish off our hooks! A great day on the water, enjoyed by all.”
From Ca' d'Zan, the home of John and Mable Ringling, to the Ringling Bridge, to notable homes and outdoor sculptures throughout the Bay and Gulf, experience a relaxed, up-close tour with elements of the Eco-tour, as well. Island Time Charter is happy to stop along the way for you to walk around downtown, explore a sandy beach, or enjoy any of over a dozen waterfront dining options.
“Captain Chet is the master at creating memories and giving you an unbelievable experience.”
From serene to spectacular, Sarasota sunsets are sublime. Take a Sunday evening sunset cruise and witness the sights and sounds of a Siesta Key drum circle.
"Pleasure to be aboard to view the wonderful sunset in the Gulf off Siesta Key with friends and family.”
A great way to spend an afternoon/evening! Enjoy the amenities of various waterfront restaurants and bars in the Sarasota area. Hop from bar to bar or nestle up at the destination of your choice. New to the area? Call Captain Chet to discover some of the great, local hot spots. 941-735-6830
"We had such a great day with Captain Chet. He is very pleasant and knowledgeable about the area. We had a group of 5 and did the Tiki hop adventure. Captain Chet had great suggestions for us and we all had a fantastic time. Already planning our next trip."