• How many people can your pontoon boats hold?
    • Our boats hold up to 10 people.
  • Do I need to bring my own life jackets?
    • No, we provide all life jackets for both adults and children.
  • Do I need previous boating experience?
    • Our pontoon boats are easy to drive. We will make sure you are very comfortable with our thorough orientation.  We will also provides maps and an overview of the area.  
  • What is the minimum age for renting a pontoon boat?
    • You must be 18 to legally rent any watercraft in Florida.
  • What is included with my pontoon boat rental?
    • Each boat includes life jackets and all safety equipment.  All of our pontoon boats have swim ladders, bimini tops for shade, and an anchor.  We include maps in every boat.  There is plenty of storage throughout the boat as well.
  • What should we bring?
    • Towels, Beach toys, Cooler, Snorkel gear, Fishing gear, Camera, Sunscreen, and Beach chairs
  • What is your cancellation policy?
    • We understand that weather can change quickly. If we determine that it is not safe to go out the day of your reservation, we will help you reschedule or issue a refund. Otherwise we ask for 48 hour notice to reschedule or for a refund.
  • Do I need a fishing license?
    • Yes, if you are over 16 you will need a Florida fishing license. You may obtain this license online at Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, or any tackle store. Children under 16 do not need a license
  • Can I pull a tube or ski behind the boat?
    • No, we do not allow anything to be pulled behind our boats.


Get to Shell Island faster!

All boats come with 90 HP engine!

Free Water Mat with each rental!



Salty Pontoons

5505 Sun Harbor Rd # 1, Panama City, FL 32401

Phone: 850-867-1020

E-mail: saltypontoons@gmail.com