Your charter is waiting for you!
Your charter is waiting for you!
Let us provide you a custom Crab Island Experience on one of our state-of-the-art pontoon charters. All of our boats are outfitted with Bluetooth speakers, toys, snorkels and masks, cooler with ice and water, as well as sunscreen! We offer Dolphin Sightseeing Cruises, Private Crab Island Excursions, Fireworks Cruise and Sunset Cruises, hosting groups up to 10 per boat , some exclusions apply.
Whether you just want to go dolphin watching, snorkeling, party at Crab Island or all of the above, we offer customized packages to accommodate your vacation needs.
Got questions? Want to share a positive experience you had with us? We would love to hear from you! 850-687-9112 CIJimmyscharters@gmail.com
Crab Island Jimmy's Charters offers private bareboat charters driven by our boat safety certified operators for guests of all ages up to 12 people total, although no more than 10 on one boat is recommended.
These include dolphin and local area tours, Crab Island trips, water activity and snorkeling opportunities, and custom-itinerary private charters to name a few.
One benefit of booking with Crab Island Jimmy’s Charters over the large charter boats or renting your own pontoon is that your local, knowledgeable Operator can tailor the itinerary and trip activities based on the passengers’ requests and interests (where possible). Is there something you really want to see? Really want to visit? Really want to experience? Let your Operator know and they’ll do their best to make it happen.
Pack for a typical beach day. If you think you might go in the water, wear swimwear to the boat. There is plenty of space on the boat, so feel free to bring your own cooler, refreshments and food (no glass please).
We also recommend bringing a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen (please apply before boarding the boat), towels, camera, and cash for purchases and gratuities. Though we have all the required life jackets and safety gear mandated by the Coast Guard, if you have your own child life jacket or floaties it is good to bring them as well. For the sunset cruises, especially in the spring and fall, bringing a light jacket is recommended.
A cooler for your refreshments with complimentary ice and water, Bluetooth speakers to connect your favorite music, water toys, masks and snorkels, life jackets should you need one, and sunscreen.
Due to USCG (U.S. Coast Guard) regulation pontoons run by a USCG certified 6 pack Captain can only carry 6 people max. This would force customers with more than 6 people to purchase multiple charters. With a Bareboat Charter we will lease the boat to a customer directly and give them a list of boat safety certified Operators they can choose from. The customer will pay the Operator separately and can have a maximum of 12 people on the boat.
As part of the service industry, your Operator works very hard to make sure that your adventure is one that will be memorable. All of our Operators strive to do an amazing job for you. If you feel like you received great service, your generosity is always appreciated by your Operator. A 15% - 20% tip is customary.
We specialize in wildlife and dolphin cruises. One benefit over renting your own boat is our local Operators are the best at knowing the habits of our local dolphins and other wildlife. Our waterways are home to several large pods of Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin that are constantly on the move in our area. We work very hard to find the dolphin for you, it is very rare not to see them on our trips. Booking a private charter, Crab Island charter or sunset tour? No worries, we always make time for finding wildlife on all of our tours to include dolphins, manatees, fish, birds, rays, and turtles. Unfortunately, Federal regulations do not allow passengers to swim with the dolphins.
We have one pick up location! Serving Fort Walton Beach at 12 Miracle Strip Parkway SW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548. On-site parking is available and free! Carpooling and use of ride apps like Uber and Lyft are encouraged.
For passenger safety and comfort, we do not allow pets on board.
For your safety and comfort, and the safety and comfort of other passengers, smoking is not permitted on board. If you smoke while off the boat, we kindly ask that you dispose of your trash properly.
Yes, our brand-new boats have a large Bimini sun shade covering 75% of the boat. This allows for all passengers to find some shade, while still leaving some of the lounge seating open to the sun for sunbathing or relaxing.
No. However, your Operator can recommend many great options from land/pier-based fishing to inshore guides to offshore charters.
Yes. Bring along your favorite beverages and keep them cold in our complimentary cooler with ice. Personal coolers are also welcome. No glass containers, please.
Send us a message with any comments, questions, or scheduling concerns. We will get back to you shortly!
Crab Island Jimmy's Charters is veteran owned and locally operated.
14 Miracle Strip Pkwy SW, Fort Walton Beach, Florida 32548, United States
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