FAQs

About The Cycle Boat

What is a Cycle Boat?

It’s a 35ft pedal-powered pontoon boat with space for 24 passengers including 12 cycle stations that are geared to operate a big paddle wheel located on the back of the boat.Equipped on the vessel is our USCG certified Master Captain, First Mate, bluetooth surround sound speakers, built-in countertop coolers, ice, toilet, onboard motor, and multi-colored LED lighting for night cruises. A minimum of 5 passengers are needed to operate an Old Town Cycle Cruise tour.

How much does it cost?

Mixer Tour:

  • Adult: $45 per person for a 90 min tour.

Private Tour:

  • A flat rate of $690 for 90 mins.
  • Specialized private tours are available – Please email info@oldtowncyclecruise.com to find out more details.

Where do the tours begin and end?

All tours begin and end at the Beaches Marina located at 250 Vilano Rd, St. Augustine, FL 32084. We are positioned on the northwest side of the Beaches Marina (closest to the big bridge). Beaches Marina and Beaches at Vilano Restaurant share the same parking lot.

Do’s And Don’ts

Can we drink on board?

Yes – All tours are Bring Your Own Booze (BYOB).

What to bring?

  • Beer
  • Wine
  • Champagne
  • Liquor
  • Pre-Mixed Cocktails
  • Water
  • Snacks
  • Ice
  • ID for boarding

Restricted Items

  • No Smoking
  • No Drug Use
  • No Children (under 18 years old, unless on Private Tour)
  • No Animals

Can we bring coolers onboard?

Negative. But we have built-in countertop coolers conveniently located within an arm’s length to keep your food and beverages chilled and ready to go. Plus, we have a big cooler.

Eligibility Criteria

Is there an age limit for the Cycle Boat?

  • Public Tours: 18 years or older
  • Private Tours: No age limit

Is there a weight limit for riders?

Yes. Unfortunately, due to the nature of the vessel, customers over 275 pounds will not be able to comfortably ride on the Old Town Cycle Cruise.

Cancellation Policy

What is the Cancellation Policy?

Public Mixer Tours:

  • Reservations cancelled 7 days prior to the scheduled tour will be Refunded 90% of the Booking Value.
  • Reservations cancelled up to 48 hours prior to the scheduled tour will be granted a Rain Check.
  • Reservations cancelled less than 48 hours prior to the scheduled tour will receive No Refund.
  • If the tour your schedule for does not fill up more than 5 passengers, we will call to reschedule you for another tour or we will refund 90% of the booking value.

Private Tours:

  • Reservations cancelled 7 days prior to the scheduled tour will be Fully Refunded.
  • Reservations cancelled less than 7 days to the scheduled tour will receive No Refund.

Missed tours are not refunded – However, if you did miss a tour, we will provide a 50% discounted rate for a future booking for the same amount of passengers that missed the tour.

**There is a 10% NON-REFUNDABLE FEE associated with ALL reservations**

How do I reschedule or cancel my tour?

Simply respond to your confirmation email with the date change request. Please ensure that you are within the reschedule/cancellation timeframe outlined in your confirmation email.

Facilities Onboard

Is there a bathroom onboard the boat?

Yes, there is!

Do you play music onboard?

Of course! We have a bluetooth surround sound system to add some bump to the party. Let us know what you want to hear and it will be played!