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Boat Tours

Boat tours for up to 6 passengers with Captain Raymond Killian. Tours are private and customizable. Boat tours launch from Placida, Florida. 

Explore Manasota Key, Placida and Boca Grande

Boat tours explore local waterways at a faster pace. Allowing for you to cover more ground when scouting for marine mammals and other wildlife. Visit the barrier islands of Manasota Key, Palm Island, Don Pedro or Gasparilla. Every trip is a private boat tour for up to 6 passengers.

Boat Tours include options for viewing dolphin & going to lunch, sandbars and shelling, boat assisted paddling adventures, and sunset boat tours. 

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Boat Tours

Book with the area's leader in ethical eco tours!

Boat Tours are fun way to learn about the coastal ecosystem and all the wildlife that surround Florida waterways. Captain Raymond provides environmental education and facts about local history. Your captain can identify any species that you see along the way as he is a native Floridian. Learn about coastal birds, vegetation, conservation, and wildlife. Captain Raymond is great at spotting manatees and dolphins. He provides information on how to boat safely around marine mammals in an effort to protect Florida's wildlife.

Customize Your Experience

Sandbars, shelling, lunch and paddling

Let us know your interests and your captain will accommodate the trip for your group. SUP Englewood is able to provide variations in each boat tours. Options include visiting sandbars and local islands for shelling tours, stop for lunch along the way or spend your time traveling the waterways looking for dolphins and manatees. Other options include visiting rookery islands or planning a boat assisted paddling adventure. Let us know in advance if we need to plan equipment or extra time for paddling or lunch.

Family walking around on a sand bar that's only there on certain tides.
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Sunset Boat Tours

Start your adventure 2 hours before sunset

Venture into the bay, view dolphins and explore barrier islands until it's time for sunset. Enjoy views from one of the local passes. Depending on the winds, tides, or group preference your captain may take you to Stump Pass or Little Gasparilla Pass to view the sunset.

Boat Tour Rates

Boat Tour FAQ's

What if we have more than 6 people?

SUP Englewood meets all United States Coast Guard requirements and laws. Due to licensing restrictions our boat is limited to up to 6 paid passengers. Please include all children when counting your passengers.

We are happy to refer you to other reputable outfitters. Alternatively, we can offer large groups kayaking rentals, and kayaking tours.

What kind of boat do you offer?

SUP Englewood offers boating tours on a 24′ Carolina Skiff center console. The boat offers comfortable seating, plenty of shade, and room for anything you would want to bring. SUP Englewood is able to assist with items below and there’s plenty of room on the boat to accommodate multiple large items.

Common items requested:
    • Paddle Board Rental
    • Kayak Rental
    • Umbrella
    • Beach Chairs
    • Snorkel gear / dive flag
    • Lunch/drinks

What's included in the price?

SUP Englewood boating tours include everything that you need to have a great experience on the water. We recommend that you bring hats, sunscreen, and any drinks or snacks that you would enjoy on the ride.

Price Includes:
    • Licensed Captain with with 26 years of Local Experience
    • USCG Inspected Vessel
    • Seating & Shade
    • Cooler with ice & water
    • Entertainment
    • Local Knowledge of Waterways

Where do we meet you?

Address:  7090 Placida Rd, Placida, FL 33946

SUP Englewood is conveniently located near Englewood and Boca Grande at the MarineMax Marina in Cape Haze.

We can come to you! If you’re staying nearby with boat dock access, we can come to you! This is a perfect option for people vacationing on LGI and Palm Island. We are able to save you the fees for traveling off the island. For an additional fee, we can even pick up beverages for your boat ride.

Do we need life vests for our kids?

SUP Englewood provides all safety gear required for an amazing outing on the water. Florida law requires children under the age of 6 to wear a life vest at all times.

Life Vest Sizing Guide: Please let us know what sizes you need and we’ll have the boat ready for your arrival. 
Infant: Less than 30 pounds

Child: 30 to 50 pounds

Youth: 50-90 pounds

Adult: Over 90 pounds

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