Latest News: No reservations are required | Walk-ons may bring on board only what they can carry in one trip. | Larger trucks are asked to use the ferry between 10am and 2pm and check the tide charts below for high and low tides | We now have an official Facebook page for Palm Island Transit and also Palm Island Water Taxi so check them out.

Local Island Weather

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Placida, Fl
12:32 am, Apr 23, 2024
temperature icon 67°F
clear sky
Sunrise Sunrise: 6:56 am
Sunset Sunset: 7:57 pm

Tide Information

Your Private Island Awaits

Welcome to Palm Island Transit, your trusted provider for transportation to your private island getaway. Our mission is to ensure a safe, timely, and enjoyable journey from the bustling mainland to the tranquil ‘Island Time’ lifestyle of Palm Island. As you leave behind the hectic pace of everyday life, prepare to embrace the serene environment of private beaches and breathtaking sunset views. With our reliable and efficient service, we make your transition from the mainland to the island a breeze, setting the tone for a truly relaxing and memorable stay.

Our services are not just about transportation, but about providing an experience that begins the moment you step onto our ferry. We are committed to promoting an ecological balance between our operations and the pristine environment of Palm Island. Our friendly and helpful staff are dedicated to ensuring your journey is as smooth as possible, allowing you to immerse yourself in the spirit of the island community. Whether you’re a resident or a visitor, Palm Island Transit is your gateway to a private island paradise.

Important Information Before Your Trip

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.

Contact Info & Driving Directions

Please contact our office at 941-697-8809 if you have any questions or need directions.

Transit Payment Procedure

We accept cash, checks, and credit cards.

photo of the ferry providing transportation to and from palm island resort near sarasota.