Get Answers To Regularly Asked Questions
Can we drink on the boat?
Yes, each adult can bring up to three 12 ounce canned beverages, such as spiked seltzer or beer. No home made drinks. No glass. Marina regulations prohibit you from drinking until the boat leaves the dock. All drinks are finished before you get off the boat.
Do you follow covid guidelines?
Yes. Refunds will not be issued if guests request to cancel due to covid related issues regarding members of their party.
How long is the tour?
A trip lasts 95 minutes.
What is the refund policy?
Tours are only cancelled due to high wind or lightning at trip time.
- Tours go out even if it rains, but don’t worry the large awning will keep you dry.
- More than 30 days away you can reschedule, receive store credit or refund.
- From 29 to 14 you can reschedule, no refund.
- 14 days from the trip date no refunds or rescheduling.
- Addition seat purchases are not refundable.
How do we make a reservation?
You reserve your trip at our website. Click on the “Book Party Boat” button. If your trip is booked over 30 days before you can hold that special date and time with a $299 deposit. The balance is due 30 days before your trip. We take the balance from the credit card on file.
Can we bring children?
Children under 70 pounds can not take part in the trip due to Coast Guard regulations concerning life jacket fitting.
Can we bring dogs???
Well behaved family pets with proof of vaccination can attend.
How many people does the boat fit?
The coast guard has determined that an average person weights 184 pounds. The maximum weight limit of 18 passengers is 3,312 pounds. Our maximum number of passengers we will take this season is 18 passenger.
Is there a restroom on the boat?
No, we request all guests use the restroom at the Hatch before boarding. Do NOT preparty before your trip.
What time should we be there?
All guests should be ready to board and standing at the “Tours Start Here” sign twenty minutes before your start time. This means your group should have used the restroom before this. If your group is not there any time needed for late members will cut into your trip time.
What type of trips do you do?
Most trips take groups of friends, families or employees out to sip beverages, dance and nimble on snacks Folk enjoy our karaoke system and we have a floor to dance on too under the twinkling lights of our disco ball. In the morning we can go fishing or take you on a history tour.
Does the boat have a motor?
Yes, a powerful 60 HP. The motor is the primary source of moving the boat, not pedaling.
Can a boat trip be cancelled because of the weather?
Yes, just like airplane or a baseball game. That decision would be made by the captain at the time the trip at the boat. Boat trips cancelled due to dangerous weather may be substituted with a bike trip!
Where do the trips start and end?
The boat is docked at the Erie Basin Marina. Park in the public lot across the Hatch, use the restroom there walk to the marina, our boat is docked near the public launch, near Templeton Landing.
How should we dress?
Due to safety concerns you should always wear flat footwear.
Is there a weight limit for the bike seat?
Yes, a person over 250 pounds should sit on the front bench for their safety.
Where do we park?
Park in the public parking spaces near the Hatch Restaurant. We will meet you there and walk you to the boat. Do not park in any spaces reserved for slip holds or your car will be towed.
Can we smoke on the boat?
No, United States Coast Guard regulations do not permit smoking.