Stunning Sightseeing Cruise
Minimum 2 hours starting at $350
From Ca' d'Zan, the mansion of John and Mable Ringling, to the Ringling Causeway, to notable homes and outdoor sculptures throughout the Bay and Gulf, experience a relaxed, up-close, informative private boat charter with eco-tour elements. Island Time Charter is happy to stop along the way for you to swim at a sandbar, explore a sandy beach, or enjoy a waterfront dining experience.
Cruise mangroves and beaches for native wildlife spotting. Marine life includes dolphins, manatees, sea turtles and over sixty-two 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.
Choose from 2 - 8 hours
Take a brief cruise or spend a whole day with family on the water.
Up to 6 people
Friends and family will enjoy the laid back comfort of our boat IslandTime.
Customize your trip
Create an itinerary to meet the needs of all your passengers.
Historic Fishing Village
Restaurants and Tiki Bars
Photo Gallery of Sightseeing
Pricing for Sightseeing Cruises
Add Variety To Your Cruise
You have many options while on the water:
- Explore an island
- Visit a restaurant
- See the sunset
- See Sarasota's coastal homes
- Stop for a drink at a tiki bar
- Hang out on a sandbar
- Search for dolphins and manatees
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Pickup locations are based on where you are staying in the Sarasota area. You can choose the pickup location that makes sense for your party.
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