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Miss Lily Water Tours
Miss Lily is a 50-year old, 33-foot-long Downeaster built in Maine USA. Captain George Smith, US Coast Guard licensed captain since 1989, has owned, maintained, and cared for her for over 20 years. She is seaworthy, safe, and comfortable. With a cruising speed of about 10 knots, she provides a slow, stable platform for viewing all the natural beauty of the Apalachicola River and Bay. She has a private head (bathroom), and hot and cold running fresh water.
The Apalachicola River and Bay are some of the wildest and biggest in Florida. Every cruise is different, and you never know what you might see, but often Miss Lily is graced by the presence of Bald Eagles, Ospreys, Alligators, and Dolphins. The river and bay have a rich history that spans back to the days when it was home to Native Americans.
All cruises are limited to 6 passengers. Miss Lily departs from Slip 42 in Battery Park Marina, Apalachicola, Florida. Pet friendly.
The Wheelhouse Adventure Tours
Bay Adventure Tours Climb aboard the "Pegasus II", a 28' double deck pontoon boat for your vacation memory you will not forget. Your adventure will take you to the best shelling beaches on the bay, with stops at Little St. George and St. Vincent Island. We are pet friendly. River Eco-Tour Your river tour will take you on a 24 mile mile excursions on one of the most productive estuaries in the US. We will explore the lower river system, seeing the various fish camps, and the plants and animals indigenous to eh ANERR. Sunset On The Bay Enjoy one of the Forgotten Coast's beautiful sunsets. Bring your camera and your favorite beverage to toast to the end of another great day in paradise. A Day On The Bay Spend the day on the bay and Apalachicola river with your experienced captain, he will take you to the best dolphin viewing areas and secluded shelling beach's on Little St. George, and St. vincent Island. We will explore the Apalachicola River and estuary, stopping to view the plants and animals indigenous to the area. Bring your lunch and favorite beverage for a picnic on the beach or the boat. Fish The Bay Head Boat "Pegasus II" is a 28' double deck pontoon boat with 18' of open deck. Wheelhouse Adventure Tours is a Coast Guard licensed and insured charter boat company. Reserve your spot for bay fishing. Min. 4 people, Max 6. We also offer dolphin encounters, harbor tours, photo excursions/bird watching & kayak drop-offs. Veteran Owned & Operated For more information and to book your trip, call Wheelhouse Tours (850) 653-5746
Bay Eco Tours
Bay Eco-Tours, an Airboat Adventure. Enjoy exciting tours in the Apalachicola area. Modern boat and experianced Captain.
Papa Ron Charters
Captain Ron is a lifelong resident of Franklin County. His guide captain business provides outdoor activities such as inshore & river fishing, adventure tourism, sightseeing, sunset and river cruises. He captains from vessels including several suited for fishing and a cabin boat which provides shelter from the conditions and has seating inside as well as a restroom. The sunset cruises in the bay are incredible and are a can’t miss activity while visiting the Forgotten Coast.
Book your Vacation on the 20' Hurricane Deck Boat, for the vacation memory you will not forget. We offer Bay shelling trips, River eco-adventures, and sunset on the bay tours, 2,4,6 hour trips. We can customize all trip packages to accommodate your family's activities.