Frequently Asked Questions

-How do you make Reservations?

Reservations can be made on our site under the “Reservation” tab or call Dolphin Cove Marina at 239-289-8654.

How do I know that there will be boats available for my usage?

Each customer can request up to 3 boating days at a time. 


Is there a limit on the number of times per year that I can go boating?

No, boat usage is unlimited as long as the boat is available.


Can I try before I buy?

Yes. Take a boat out and explore the area to make sure it’s what you want to do. We will charge you for the boat rental for the day.

What is the hours of operation on the water?
365 Days Per year, 7 Days a Week, 8am-5:30pm


Where do I buy fuel?

Fuel in Marco Island is available at Caxambas Park, Rose River Marina, or Pelican Pier Marina. The gas of each boat will be full on departure. Each member is required to fill it back up upon arrival, or gas used will be added to monthly bill.


Can you keep the boat overnight?

If days are reserved consecutively, you may keep the boat at your location (if access to dock, slip, and/or lift) during the duration of the reserved days.


Do you offer boat training/safety classes?

We provide free training to our customers regarding the safe use of our fleet. We also recommend each customers to attain a Boaters Safety Card. We are an approved FWC Contractor to give tests for boaters card.


What safety equipment is on the boat?

All boats have the following including Dock Lines, Dock Bumpers, Life Jackets, U.S.C.G. safety equipment, Depth Finder, CD/AM/FM/AUX Player, and Easy-To-Read Waterproof Charts.


Who can I bring with me?

As long as a Frequent Boater is present, you can bring friends, family, guests, children, clients, and even pets on board with you.


Age Requirements to rent a boat?

Age Requirements & Boater Safety Course

Anyone born ON OR AFTER  JANUARY 1, 1988,  must have a boater safety I.D. card and be 18 years old to rent a boat or jet ski.

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