Palm Coast
St. Augustine

Experience the thrill of Backwater Cat Adventure boat tours in Palm Coast, Florida. Climb aboard our specially designed catamaran boats for a unique and unforgettable adventure through the scenic backwaters of this coastal paradise. As you embark on this one-of-a-kind tour, get ready to explore the hidden gems of Palm Coast's waterways.

Glide through narrow channels, winding creeks, and peaceful estuaries, where lush vegetation and diverse wildlife await. Our knowledgeable guides will share fascinating insights about the area's ecology, pointing out native birds, playful dolphins, and even the occasional manatee along the way.

Backwater Cat Adventure - Palm Coast

Backwater Cat Adventure - Palm Coast has 2 Tour options. See both options below

To ensure a safe and enjoyable experience, we have specific age requirements for driving our boats and participating in our tours. Drivers must be at least 18 years old, while children must be a minimum of 5 years old to participate.

In accordance with Florida state regulations, younger drivers born after January 1, 1988, are required to obtain a Temporary Boater's License online before operating a boat. When you book our tours, we will provide you with the exact link to fulfill this requirement. The process involves completing a simple 25-question test, which is open book, and can be done online at a cost of $9.99.

Please note that older drivers are exempt from this requirement, so it applies only to those who meet the specified age criteria.

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2.5 Hour | Palm Coast (St. Augustine) Boat Tour

$ 139$ - per person
Embark on an unforgettable 2.5-hour Palm Coast Backwater Cat Boat Tour and discover the hidden treasures of this coastal paradise. Step aboard our specially designed catamaran boats and prepare for a captivating adventure through the serene backwaters of Palm Coast, Florida.

As you set sail, immerse yourself in the tranquility of the waterways, surrounded by lush vegetation and untouched natural beauty. Our experienced and knowledgeable guides will lead the way, navigating through narrow channels and winding creeks, taking you to the most scenic and pristine spots.

Throughout the tour, keep your eyes peeled for native wildlife that call this area home. Marvel at graceful herons wading in the shallows, observe playful dolphins frolicking in the water, and if you're lucky, spot a gentle manatee gliding by. Capture these extraordinary moments with your camera or simply revel in the sheer joy of witnessing nature in its unspoiled habitat. As you cruise through the backwaters, our guides will share fascinating insights about the local ecology, history, and folklore, adding depth to your journey. Learn about the delicate balance of this unique ecosystem and gain a deeper appreciation for the natural wonders that surround you.
  • Childrens Price is $120 ages 5-12
  • 2.5 Hour Tour
  • Drive your own boat!
  • Complimentary pictures of your adventure!
  • Perfect Safety Rating!
  • Never lose your money due to weather
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1.25 Hour | Palm Coast (St. Augustine) Boat Tour

$ 90$ - per person
Embark on an immersive 1.25-hour Palm Coast Eco Tour with Backwater Cat Adventure and discover the captivating natural wonders of this coastal paradise. Join us as we delve into the untouched beauty of Palm Coast's pristine backwaters. Our expert guides will navigate you through narrow channels and winding creeks, revealing the hidden secrets of this unique ecosystem. Immerse yourself in the serenity of these serene waterways, surrounded by lush vegetation and abundant wildlife.

As you cruise through the backwaters, keep your eyes peeled for native birds gracefully soaring overhead and playful dolphins frolicking in the water. Gain a deeper understanding of the delicate balance of this natural habitat and the importance of environmental conservation. Our eco-friendly catamaran boats provide a comfortable and sustainable way to explore these pristine waters. Relax and enjoy the journey as we navigate through the shallow depths, ensuring minimal impact on the environment. During this 1.25-hour eco tour, you'll have the opportunity to witness the beauty of nature up close and personal. Listen to the gentle sounds of nature, breathe in the fresh coastal air, and let the tranquility wash over you.
  • Children must be at least 5 years old to go
  • 75 minute Tour
  • Drive your own boat!
  • Perfect Safety Rating!
  • Never lose your money due to weather


Palm Coast, Florida, is a coastal paradise that beckons visitors with its pristine beaches, natural beauty, and relaxed atmosphere. Nestled along the Atlantic coast, this hidden gem offers a perfect blend of outdoor adventures and serene relaxation. Explore miles of uncrowded sandy beaches, indulge in water sports and boating activities, and immerse yourself in the area's stunning natural landscapes. With its charming parks, vibrant cultural scene, and warm coastal ambiance, Palm Coast invites you to unwind, explore, and create lasting memories.

Palm Coast
Boat Tour FAQ

Odd Number Parties & Single Riders

In the event you have an odd number party, one person will ride with the tour guide on the lead boat. We do have an option to rent the entire boat as a single for an additional charge.

Can I pay by credit card or cash the day of the tour?

Credit card is the only way to reserve your spot (please call if you plan to pay cash so we may get your credit card on file). 100% refunds given when you cancel outside of 72 hours of your boat tour or for bad weather conditions. We’re sorry, but no refunds if you cancel within 72 hours of the tour, if your late arriving and miss the departure or if you simply “No Show.”

Is there a weight limit for the boats?

Yes, the weight limit is 300 lbs per person for safety reasons.

How many days a week are the tours available?

Generally we have 2 tours to choose from daily, 7 days a week. Please click "BOOK NOW" to see the the schedule and availability.

What happens in the event of bad weather?

We will not go out in rain, dangerous conditions/high winds or when the temperature is below 65 degrees. In the event of bad weather we will try to reschedule you to a different day. If we are not able to reschedule, all monies paid will be refunded. Backwater Cat Adventure does provide rain pants and jacket in the event of rain while on the tour.

Are the boats safe?

The boats are designed not only for fun, but with safety in mind. We designed these boats from the ground up with multiple hours of testing to ensure stability and comfort. We have a perfect safety rating and intend on keeping it that way.

Do I need to take a boaters course?

If you plan to drive our boat and were born after January 1, 1988 and are at least 18 years of age, you must take the Temporary Boaters License Course online at and show proof of completion on your phone before going on the tour. We will e-mail the exact link for the test. charges $8.00 for the certification and it is required by Florida Law.

How old do you have to be to drive?

You must be 18 years old with a valid drivers license to drive the boat.

How old do you have to be to ride?

Children 5 years old and up may ride on the boat with an adult. Child life preservers are provided.

Can we bring snacks and other drinks?

We provide bottled water for each boat. You may bring snacks and other drinks.

How many people can go on the tour at any one time?

We currently have capacity for 8 guests per tour time, with more options to come! Please call for private bookings or larger groups.