Frequently asked questions

What kind of Adventures/Charters do you offer?


---Sandbar, Bar/Restaurant Hopping & Island SUP Adventures---

*All-Inclusive* including all food, Island BBQ and drinks options available!

Full Day (6-8 Hours) & Half Day (3-5 Hours) available

You pick the time and location(s). Pricing may vary based on distance and location

---Guided Fishing Charters---

Full Day (6-8 Hours) & Half Day (3-5 Hours) available

Trips can be split between fishing, SUP Paddle-boarding and lsland/Restaurant Hopping call or message to customize your adventure/charter.

---Private Dolphin & Sunset Cruises---

*All-Inclusive* including all food and drinks options available!

Cruises start at 90 minutes but can be customized. Pricing may vary based on distance and location.

---Captain Services---

Boat Transport

Training/101's of Boating/Rules of the Road

Real-Estate Tours - want to take your customer out to check out a few houses on the water?

---Call or message with any questions or if you want customize any of our adventures---

Capt. Brandon

727-644-8320





Can I reserve a date now and pay later?


Yes, you can booked now and make a 20% down payment. Full payment can be made the day of your charter/adventure.




How many guests can join us on an Adventure?


6 total guests can join on any of the charter/adventures offered. If you'd like to book a larger group, please contact us directly (Capt. Brandon 727-644-8320) to discuss a multi-boat adventure. We're happy to accommodate!




Where does the boat depart from?


The boat is located at Marine Max Marina in St.Pete. Guests can leave from the marina or can be picked up from one of the surrounding launch ramps. The details of pick-up can be finalized once you're ready to book your adventure. Address: 6810 Gulfport Blvd S, St. Petersburg, FL 33707




Describe your Boat & SUP's


2018 Everglades 243 ​ Providing comfortable seating for up to 6 passengers and the Captain. The Everglades focuses on quality, comfort, and a luxurious fit and finish. Feel confident that the ride quality of the Everglades will get you to the fishing grounds or the beautiful surrounding sand bars in comfort and in style. The beautiful Half-Tower provides excellent visibility to site casting for the next prized catch or for site seeing all of the beautiful dolphins and other sea life in the area! 12' Bote - Flood Stand Up Paddle Board Voted the BEST all-around SUP on the market! A stable and even easier-to-paddle design with a large, flat deck makes these boards perfect for entry level (1st timers) all the way to the experts! The boards fit perfectly on the Everglades boat making it easy to paddle at all of the beautiful (most times impossible to reach without a boat) islands in and around the Tampa Bay area. 2 Boards are available when including the SUP's as part of your adventure. Call or message with any questions!




Tell me about the Captain


Capt. Brandon is a USCG Licensed Captain, holds a US Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC) and is certified in First Aid and CPR. Brandon is the owner and operator of St.Pete Adventures and takes great pride in showing off the local Tampa Bay waters. Whether catching Redfish, Snook or Trout on the flats, restaurant/bar hopping at the local hot-spots, or SUP paddle boarding around some of Florida's most beautiful sand bars and beaches, he'll make sure your experience is one you'll remember. Brandon was born in Baton Rouge, La. and moved to the St.Petersburg area at the age of 2. From a very early age he began fishing and exploring the Tampa Bay area and for the last 25 years never stopped exploring local waters! Brandon attended school at St.Pete College studying Business and Captains School at Sea School, St.Pete. He has a passion for the Tampa Bay Estuaries, the Clean Water movement and all things on the water. Brandon takes great pride in providing a safe and enjoyable trip for all of his patrons.




Do I need to bring anything?


St. Pete Adventures will supply your group with beach towels and sunblock, but you're welcome to bring your own. There is a large Yeti cooler for food and drinks, but if you choose to bring your own, please only bring a small one with your own ice. Also, don’t forget your sunglasses - polarized are recommended. For all adventures we provide lifejackets and all of the extra's (snorkles, masks, fishing equipment, etc.) depending on the adventure select.




Can I bring my own food, drinks, alcohol, etc?


As a part of the “ALL-INCLUSIVE” packages, we provide all the food and drinks you pre-order from our menu. If you do not include the "ALL-INCLUSIVE" package (ex: Guided Fishing Charter) we recommend you bring food and drinks for your group. Ice and water is always provided regardless of the charter/adventure selected. If desired, you may bring a small cooler with ice. Call or message (Capt. Brandon 727-644-8420) with any additonal questions.




Do you rent your paddleboards, snorkling equipment, fishing gear seperately?


We do not typically rent equipment without the captain. Please call or message us directly and we can discuss further if this is needed. Capt. Brandon 727-644-8320




Can I customize my Adventure?


Yes, St.Pete Adventures will customize your trip to fit your groups needs! Whether you want to fish for 2 hours then go bar hopping or paddle-board around the islands then go to a restaurant, we'll do our best to give your group an awesome day on the water! Call or message and we'll customize a plan! Capt. Brandon 727-644-8320




Do you offer night fishing?


Yes, we offer night fishing charters. This actually perfect for the hot summer months of Florida. Night fishing charters typically start right before sun down and can run up until midnight. We can customize these trips based on your needs. Call or message for details. Capt. Brandon 727-644-8320




What Island can we visit as part of the Island Excursion Adventure?


There are a number of islands off St.Pete Beach and within Tampa Bay. Below are a few options to choose from. St.Pete Beach: -Egmont Key (State Park & Lighthouse tour) -Shell Key -Bunces Pass -Fort Desoto Beaches -Anna Maria Island (additional fuel charge may apply) Tampa Bay: -Weedon Island -Beer Can Island (additional fuel charge may apply) -Crisp Park Island -Vinoy Park Area




What Restaurants/Bars can we visit on the water?


There are a number of "Florida casual" restaurants that can be visited as part of our Boating Adventures. Below are a few options to pick from. If you have somewhere else in mind - please let us know!

St.Pete Beach:

-Sea Dogs Brewing

-The Wharf

-Sea Critters

-Billys Stone Crab

-Middle Grounds

-Multiple Gulfport Restaurants

Tampa Bay:

-Big Catch Restaurant

-Fresco's Waterfront Bistro

-Hula Bay Club and Restaurant

-The Getaway Restaurant