How many people can you carry?
USCG allows us to carry up to six passengers plus crew. All passengers must be able to walk down a steep gangway to the dock, unassisted, if the tide is mid to low tide.
Are children allowed?
All of our scheduled cruises are for guests 21yrs old and over. The Tiki Time is generally a more adult atmosphere.
Do you operate in the rain?
If a steady rain is forecast, we may cancel the cruise. If the forecast is for passing showers or pop up storms we will monitor this hour by hour and
notify you if we need to cancel as soon as we make the decision. We will cruise in light rain, mist, fog, and passing showers. Dress appropriately. We will
make every effort to notify you should we have to cancel in advance. You will
be offered a refund for your ticket or a rain check towards another trip with us. We make every effort to get your scheduled cruise in.
What is your cancellation policy?
-We will offer you a refund for your cruise ticket that is cancelled 48 hours in advance.
-If you need to cancel within 48 hours, we will issue you a refund only if
we are able to fill your cancelled booking.
-A NO-SHOW at cruise time will not be refunded!!!
-We reserve the right to cancel any cruise at any time due to
mechanical, weather, safety, or behavioral issues. If we cancel before your cruise you will be given a full refund. If we terminate the cruise due to "behavioral Issues" you will not be refunded.
Can I bring my own alcohol on board?
No. We have assorted beer, frozen or on the rocks cocktails, wine, and other beverages for sale on board. Our liquor license does not allow any alcohol to be brought on or for drinks to leave
from our vessel.
We also sell assorted soft drinks and water. We sell an assortment of
prepackaged food, steamed
hot dogs, and snacks.
What should I wear?
Sensible shoes (no heels) and shirts are required on board. The ramp to the dock can be steep and slippery at high tide.
Please note that there is a possibility that splash over could get your shoes a little wet.
Sunscreen and sunglasses are recommended as well. There is no full shade available on board.
It’s always a bit cooler on the water so plan accordingly.
Are the Captain and Crew trained?
Yes. Captain Scott is a holder of a 50T Master License from the USCG. He has navigated on these local waters both commercially and recreationally for over
35 years. Both he and First mate Karen are enrolled in a mandatory drug screening program approved by the USCG. We are also First responder and
CPR certified. There is a first aid kit on board as well. We are fully licensed and fully insured. You are in good hands when cruising with us. Your safety is paramount!
Should I tip my Captain and Crew?
Our Captain and crew do work for tips, so gratuity is appreciated. They work hard to make your trip safe and to provide you with an amazing experience on our Tiki boat.
Is there a restroom on board?
Can I jump off the TikiTime and go swimming?
No! This is a one strike rule.
Anyone who attempts to jump off the TiKiTime will immediately be brought back to the dock and banned from returning in the future.
We are a Drug Free and Smoke free Vessel. There is no Vaping, no Smoking, no Marijuana and no illicit drug use allowed on board, on the
dock, or the Salem Wharf area. If you are found to be doing any of these prohibited actions your trip will be terminated, or you will not be able to board the vessel. There is NO REFUND
for this violation.
IF you show up for your cruise and the Captain or crew determines that you are under the influence of alcohol or anything else that may impair your
judgement, reflexes, or jeopardize the safety of yourself, crew, or other
passengers then you will not be allowed to board the vessel and you will NOT be given a refund. You may also be banned from cruising with us in the future. PLEASE be courteous to
us and others.