Frequently Asked Questions
We provide two ice-filled coolers – one for your BYO Food and Beverages and other for ice and bottled water. Also onboard, we have Red ‘SOLO’ cups, Koozies, plastic utensils and a bluetooth speaker for the music of your choice.
Yes, there is a type II PFD for every passenger, along with all the requirements set forth by the U.S. Coast Guard for the vessel, including a First Aid Kit.
Enough room for 12 people
Van’s Marina, 801 Bayview Avenue, Barnegat Light
Royal Palm Marina, 779 W. Wentworth St, Englewood
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Please Arrive 5-10 Minutes PRIOR to your tour time. Parking is available at the marina.
We refer to a ‘Group’ as a private ‘tiki tour’. A group depends on how many are in your party.
All of our Captains have been vetted and trained through the U.S. Coast Guard requirements. ALL Captains have been chosen based on their experience with boating and knowledge of the area.
Cancellations made ok AT LEAST 5 DAYS NOTICE will be offered a FULL refund. We reserve the right to cancel any tour at any time due to weather, safety, mechanical or ‘behavioral’ issues. If your Tour is cancelled, you will be given a FULL refund OR a RAIN CHECK to re-book at another time (this EXCLUDES behavioral, along with alcohol related cancellations – these circumstances will never be rescheduled or refunded). For weather related issues, we may “wait out” a brief shower, reschedule for another day, or refund if unable to reschedule. “No Shows” will not be refunded or rescheduled.
We do operate in the rain, as the Tiki Boat has a large roof. However, the Captain can decide at any time to cancel due to conditions (typically high winds or thunder storms). We operate Under U.S. Coast Guard rules. The USCG does not advise going out if wind speeds exceed 20 knots. If you are unable to reschedule and still want to go on one of our cruises, the Captain may under certain conditions, Take Your Group out to cruise in calmer, and protected waters.
Our Captains do work for tips, so gratuity is greatly appreciated – we suggest a 20% gratuity. They are very experienced, knowledgeable and highly trained to ensure your safety and to provide an amazing Tiki experience!
Besides relaxing with a cold drink, we can pretty much book anything you can image. From sightseeing, to birthday parties, private Luau’s, corporate meetings, retirement parties, bachelorette and bachelor parties, proposals, etc. You name it … Tom’s Tiki Boat Tours will make it happen!
Yes! We have a Bluetooth-capable sound system that can sync to your phone and play your choice of music.
Our NJ boat has a ‘camping potty’ on board.
Our FL boat is equipped with an enclosed ‘head’.
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