What is the Paddle Pub?
It’s a 16-person pedal-powered pontoon boat, with a USCG certified master captain at the helm. Perfect for pub crawls, birthday celebrations, bachelor/bachelorette parties, company outings, sightseeing, themed nights out- the possibilities are endless! A minimum of 7 pedalers is necessary to power the Paddle Pub. There is an onboard motor and bathroom as well.
What all is included in the price? *
The price includes the rental for the Paddle Pub for the 90 minutes and a captain as well as a first mate.
How much does a cycle boat cost?
A private tour has a flat rate starting as low as $499.00. Mixer tickets, where you can buy individual seats, starting at $35/person. Prices may vary depending on what day of the week you choose to book your event. Special events are charged by the hour. Make sure you book your tour well in advance, as we are often sold out on popular time-slots up to a month in advance!
Is there a bathroom onboard?
Yes, there is a bathroom!
Where do we board the Paddle Pub?
All tours begin and end at the 404 NW 3rd St, Miami, FL 3312.
What is the parking situation like?
There is a parking lot available on the southwest corner closest to the marina office. Here is a Google Maps link. We highly recommend using ride-share services such as Uber or Lyft.
Can we drink on board?
You may, but you have to follow the rules. No glass or hard liquor (even if the glass only stays in the ice chest). All alcohol is BYOB – bring your favorite canned beer, cider, seltzer, and wine. Alcoholic beverages must remain on board at all times. Traditionally ice is not needed but you are more than welcome to bring your own for the built-in cooler area at the bar on the Paddle Pub. You are also free to bring food onboard.
Can we get out and swim during the tour?
Unfortunately No, we do not offer a swim tour at this location.
Isn’t it hard to pedal?
Water tends to be very flat, so it’s not difficult at all. In fact, the light exercise helps make the experience. Plus, we have an auxiliary motor. We have had groups of all 70+ seniors pedal just fine. If they can do it, you can do it!!!
What if it rains?
Paddle Pub operates rain or shine! If it’s going to rain, we recommend bringing rain jackets and/or ponchos. It’s still a lot of fun- think of it as an adventure. We only cancel tours if there are unsafe conditions, in which case you will receive a credit or refund. There is also a fully canopy roof covering the entire vessel should it rain that day.
Do we need to bring coolers? What about ice?
Paddle Pub has a built-in cooler in the bar area. Ice in most cases is not needed, but you are more than welcome to bring your own if you’d like.
Can more than 16 people fit on the Paddle Pub?
Yes, There are 20 available seats, including pedaling and non-pedaling ones.
Are people under the age of 21 allowed on board?
Yes, but they will receive an “X” on each hand and cannot drink while on board. Riders under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian present and a liability waiver must be signed by their guardian. There is a minimum age of (13) to ride the Paddle Pub.
Is there a weight limit for riders?
Yes. Unfortunately, due to the nature of the vessels, customers over 300 pounds will not be able to comfortably ride the Paddle Pub.
How do I reschedule/cancel my tour?
It’s easy! Simply respond to your confirmation email with the date change request. Please ensure that you are within the reschedule/cancellation time frame outlined in your confirmation email.