Rum bay Water Taxi

Don Pedro and Palm Island are one of the last non-commercialized barrier islands in southwest Florida. Today the island is primarily a residential and vacation community. Palm Island resort on the northern end of the island is a private resort for guests only. We do offer a Water Taxi service for those of you who would like to enjoy Rum Bay Restaurant. You can call Rum Bay Restaurant to make reservations for the Taxi which leaves from behind Leverocks Restaurant for a 15 min cruise to the dock for Rum Bay. You are not allowed to bring beach equipment on the Water Taxi or make use of the beach while at the Resort.

The restaurant does not take reservations for parties less than 8 people. However, reservations for the water taxi for parties of any size are recommended. Please call 941.697.0566 to reserve.

Down island there are a couple of public beaches, but there are no public facilities on the island, and dogs are not allowed on the beach. There are no shops on the island other than the gift store located by Rum Bay in the resort. It is a place meant for year-round residents and vacationers.

Sunset & Nature Cruises - Call Debbie Curtis @ 941-697-4800 to set up a cruise - group rates available!

boarding passes

Boarding Passes are given at the time of a trip purchase (auto/walk), are good only at that time and cannot be used at a later time.

Sheriff's Non-Emergency Number

Please report any suspicious activity on the waterway or around the island to the Sheriff's Office on their non-emergency number 941-839-2101

contact info & driving Directions

Call us at (941) 697-8809 or click here, view our maps, for directions from Tampa, Tampa International Airport (TPA), St. Pete/Clearwater International Airport (PIE), Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) Charlotte County Airport in Punta Gorda (RSW) and Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW)
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