Pontoon Boat Tours Ft Myers Beach

(8) In high demand!
18850 San Carlos Boulevard
Fort Myers Beach FL, United States

Pontoon Boat Tours invites you on their boat for a fun day of fishing or cruising in Fort Myers Beach in Florida. This charter is made for pleasure and relaxation, and the crew who operate it are experts at providing such experiences.

They can take you and your group of friends and family on an unforgettable ride in the calm waters of Estero Bay and further out.

If you go for the fishing, you will do so in the calm waters from Hurricane Pass to Big Carlos. This area hosts a variety of shallow water fish such as Redfish, Mangrove Snapper, Snook, Trout, Sheepshead, Pompano, and more.

The crew will provide the necessary fishing gear which includes live baits, and a fishing license. The first mate is available by request or for groups of more than 6 guests.

Pontoon Boat Tours also offer Sightseeing and Sunset cruises which last 2 hours and can be extended if the captain and crew are available.

You will go out aboard a 33-foot Maurell deck boat powered by a 115 HP Yamaha engine. This engine makes it ideal for cruising and will also get you to your designated fishing grounds efficiently. The boat also features a restroom for your convenience. 

Pontoon Boat Tours was an idea of two local fishermen with a wish to provide locals and tourists a getaway on the calm waters of Estero Bay and share their Love of the waters. Both have over 30 years of fishing the waters at Ft Myers Beach. Their Captain has over 15 years of experience. They are US Coast Guard Certified, licensed and insured.

This is a very family friendly charter operated by a crew who are able to provide a lot of information and facts about the local culture, area, wildlife and more.

Pontoon Boat Tours invites you on their boat for a fun day of fishing or cruising in Fort Myers Beach in Florida. This charter is made for pleasure and relaxation, and the crew who operate it are experts at providing such experiences.

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  • Half Day Trip - Afternoon
    4 hour trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    US$ 385 up to 6 persons
    + US$ 40 each additional person
  • Half Day Trip - Morning
    4 hour trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 385 up to 6 persons
    + US$ 40 each additional person
  • US$ 225 up to 4 persons
    + US$ 25 each additional person
  • Sunset Cruise - No Fishing
    2 hour trip, starts at 5:30 PM
    US$ 225 up to 4 persons
    + US$ 25 each additional person

About this listing

Boat Specs

Maurell (Deck boat) originally built in 1994. Powered by a 115HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 14 knots.

Length
33 ft
Capacity
14 persons
Types of Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Calm Waters
Nearshore Fishing
Keeps You in the calm waters of the Estero Bay
Flats Fishing
Grass Flats For Trout
Backcountry Fishing
Estero Bay Estuary
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Mangrove Fishing For Red And Snook
Bottom Fishing
Snapper Snook, Red Sheepshead
Trolling
Spinning
Drift Fishing
Catch Will Vary- Pompano, Snapper, Grouper
Targeted Species
 
Black Drum
 
Flounder

 
Grouper (Black)
 
Grouper (Red)

 
Pompano
 
Redfish

 
Snapper (Lane)
 
Snapper (Mangrove)

 
Snook
 
Spotted Seatrout
Amenities
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Fly Fishing Equipment
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Toilet
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
It is recommended to add gratuity for fish cleaning
Snacks
We have light snacks on board for your convenience
Drinks
water bottles provided
First Mate
When more than 6 guests 20% gratuity added
Fishing License Included
Lunch
Fly Fishing Equipment
Policies
Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. In case of unsafe weather conditions, you can choose a different trip date or cancel with a full deposit refund.
Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
 
You Keep Catch
 
Catch and Release Allowed
Payment

10% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker to guarantee your reservation. The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods: Cash, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, PayPal.

About the Charter Operator

Pontoon Boat Tours
Fort Myers Beach, Florida, United States
Member since January 2017
Pontoon Boat Tours is a newly opened company IN 2016 with the owners and Captain very knowledgeable of the Ft Myers Beach area. The owners have lived and fished the waters for over 40 years. Our Captain Jeff absolutely Loves his job as well as the customers. We are Family friendly and enjoy doing private charters. We are service providers that want to have a fun and relaxing day on the calm waters of Estero Bay. Our goal is happy customers. If you need a special event planned on the boat just ask we can accommodate, Birthdays, Holidays and even Weddings and Vow Renewals. We always want you enjoy your day so let us know what we help you with on that special day!
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

Fort Myers Beach Fishing Calendar

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5 stars from 8 reviews

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We spent more time driving than fishing. We specifically asked to go fishing and shelling when we booked the trip. Then when we arrived we were told the boat could not stop for shelling. We were all disappointed and had to book another boat trip for the shelling. The woman who called us to confirm the trip gave us information on shelling at other beaches, but we felt we were mislead.

Fished August 2, 2017
Pontoon Boat Tours (The Captain)
Replied to this review on August 14, 2017

Dear Mrs Pulliam
I’m so sorry you were disappointed with your Fishing Charter. When the booking was requested I noted that it was for a fishing Charter and we aren’t equipped for shelling per your inquiry “if it was possible”. There are Coast Guard regulations regarding boarding and unboarding that have to be followed for safety reasons. I mentioned the only place to safely board for shelling would have used up the entire day to get to. There are boats that don’t follow these rules but safety is our number one goal. When I discussed this with you prior it was agreed upon and the trip deposit would have been refunded so you could book another Charter if necessary. If there was a way we could have made it happen we would have as customer satisfaction is our #1 goal. After your trip you and your family seemed very pleased and happy with your day on the water as well with our Crew. Knowing you wanted a special day with your Grand kids I also provided beverages, snacks and fruit in which otherwise isn’t provided and was a welcomed surprise by you and your family. I printed out many places in which you could do some shelling as well as other family fun facts that were easily accessible for you. I sincerely apologize for any inconvenience and or misunderstanding. When your back in Florida we would Love to make it up to you in any way we can. Our crew works very hard to make a special day with all of our guests and work very hard to do so. We like to think of everyone as Family. With regards to fishing there are many places on the beach to fish some take more time than others and we always strive to find great places to catch fish. Please always remember to advice of any issues upon returning to port as Customer Satisfaction is very important and we truly apologize that we for any reason didn’t meet your expectations. If you have any questions or would like to discuss what we could have done differently please feel free to contact me anytime. Sincerely, Michele McQuinn

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The crew was very accommodating and helpful.  A definite for families with children that are new to fishing.  Very easy staff to work with, treated us like family.

Fished July 29, 2017
Pontoon Boat Tours (The Captain)
Replied to this review on August 14, 2017

So happy you enjoyed your trip with us on the Sheila Marie! And yes we Love to provide a fun day on the water and enjoy children and guests of all ages. Glad your trip was a fun filled day and your now a part of the Pontoon Boat Tour Family

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We had some family in town and they decided they wanted to go out fishing and out on a boat for the first time. I couldn’t have picked a better charter. These guys are as professional as they come and will put you right on the fish ASAP. We we’re pulling up Snapper within the first 15 minutes. My youngest cousin got to catch his first fish and it’ll be a memory he won’t soon forget! We had such an awesome time that we’re planning another trip soon. You can’t go wrong here, book with Capt Mike and enjoy some of the best backwater fishing SWFL has to offer.

Fished July 2, 2017
Pontoon Boat Tours (The Captain)
Replied to this review on July 28, 2017

Kimberly we are so happy you enjoyed fishing with us on the Sheila Marie. We are dedicated to all our customers and having the children and even sometimes adults catch their first fish is very memorable and we are glad it was with us! Thanks for the great memories and looking forward to seeing you again soon! Thanks from all of us at Pontoon Boat Tours

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