Parking is available at the Island Park Lot, on Panama Blvd. just before the Palm Island Transit Landing. Short term parking is available for anyone who is staying or visiting on the island, Long term parking (6 months or longer) is restricted to island property owners or long term renters. There are no public boat ramps on the island but you may make arrangements to park your boat trailer after using one of the public ramps in the area. The rates for one parking space are as follows:
• Daily $15.00
• Weekly $70.00
• Monthly $250.00
• 3 months $600.00
• 6 months $700.00
• 1 year $800.00
Click here for the Short Term Parking Space Rental Agreement
All parking spaces are assigned and you may only park in your assigned space. Parking space rentals are for vehicles only (cars. trucks. small vans, golf carts). There is a $10.00 refundable deposit for all parking space rentals for the key card. Once the key card is returned, a refund will be mailed within 7 days.
Trailer with boat and empty boat trailers are allowed for short term parking for ONLY a time period of one month. We do not allow Jet skis, RV's, etc., in the parking lot.
If you are arriving after office hours or on Saturday or Sunday, you will need to reserve and pay for their parking space in advance. You can fill out the attached short term parking form and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Transit office will then contact you to make arrangements for your access card. Access cards can either be picked up at our office, mailed, or arrangements can be made for after-hour card pickup. Payment can be by cash, check or credit card.
Any unauthorized vehicle found in the parking lot will be towed at owner's expense.
Please call 941-697-8809 for reservations or more information.
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.
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
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
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