Frequently Asked Questions


Please contact us if you have any further questions.

Where is the boat located? 

The boat is located in the historic South Side of Chesapeake City, just steps away from the Chesapeake Inn Restaurant and Marina.

Is there a restroom? 

Yes, we do have a clean restroom on board.

Is there a bar on board? 

Yes, we do have a bar on board serving alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages for purchase. Guests are not permitted to bring their own alcoholic beverages.

Is smoking allowed?

Unfortunately we do not allow our passengers to smoke while on board.

How soon do I need to check in?

Please check the schedule for boarding and departure times. It is recommended that you arrive 15 minutes prior to posted departure time. You will need to check in at our Ticket Booth conveniently located near the dock.

Where should I park?

Free street parking is available throughout Chesapeake City’s South side as well as underneath the Chesapeake City Bridge.

Valet parking is available at the Chesapeake Inn Restaurant for a nominal fee. If you are coming from the North Side transportation is available across the Canal by our Ferry Boat (check Ferry departure times or call)

What is the cancellation policy? Weather policy? 

If you cancel: Up to 24 hours prior to your scheduled cruise, you may reschedule your trip to a different date or a full refund will be given. If you cancel within 24 hours of your scheduled cruise a 50% refund will be given, or you may reschedule to a different date. Remember to please arrive at least twenty minutes prior to departure time.

If we cancel: In the event that the cruise does not meet the minimum number of passengers to set sail, or if weather conditions are too poor to sail per Coast Guard safety requirements, we will notify you as soon as possible by the telephone number or email address provided when the reservation was made. You will be asked to reschedule or if that is not possible a full refund will be issued. Light rain is not a reason to cancel, our vessel is 75% covered.

Is swimming allowed? 

No, swimming is not allowed.

Is there a minimum number of passengers required to depart?

Typically we require a minimum of 10 passengers to depart. Sometimes, if we do not meet our passenger minimum we will take out the smaller of our two vessels. More information on this vessel can be found under the Our Boats & Crew tab. If we need to cancel we will do our best to notify any booked customers as soon as possible.

Can I bring pets on board? 

Sorry, no personal pets on the scheduled tours. Only ADA recognized service animals. Please give us a call for our policy about pets on Private Charters.

Do I tip the crew? 

Our staff works very hard to ensure a safe and fun cruise for everyone. So please show your appreciation by tipping! Gratuity is not included.

What is the boat’s capacity?

Our Party Boat can accommodate up to 49 passengers. Our smaller vessel can accommodate 17 passengers.

Are there any age requirements for the cruises? 

Everyone is welcome on our cruises unless specified for a special event. A child must be accompanied by an adult if under the age of 16. Identification is required for alcoholic beverage purchases. Alcohol will only be served to those 21 years of age and older.

In an emergency, will someone be able to reach me while the boat is out? 

Yes. The vessel remains very close to shore at all times and should be within cell phone range throughout the trip. You may also call the Kiosk building and ask our reservation specialist to contact the boat by radio.

 

Where is the boat located? 

The boat is located in the historic South Side of Chesapeake City, just steps away from the Chesapeake Inn Restaurant and Marina.

Is there a restroom? 

Yes, we do have a clean restroom on board.

Is there a bar on board? 

Yes, we do have a bar on board serving alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages for purchase. Guests are not permitted to bring their own alcoholic beverages.

Is smoking allowed?

Unfortunately we do not allow our passengers to smoke while on board.

How soon do I need to check in?

Please check the schedule for boarding and departure times. It is recommended that you arrive 15 minutes prior to posted departure time. You will need to check in at our Ticket Booth conveniently located near the dock.

Where should I park?

Free street parking is available throughout Chesapeake City’s South side as well as underneath the Chesapeake City Bridge.

Valet parking is available at the Chesapeake Inn Restaurant for a nominal fee. If you are coming from the North Side transportation is available across the Canal by our Ferry Boat (check Ferry departure times or call)

What is the cancellation policy? Weather policy? 

If you cancel: Up to 24 hours prior to your scheduled cruise, you may reschedule your trip to a different date or a full refund will be given. If you cancel within 24 hours of your scheduled cruise a 50% refund will be given, or you may reschedule to a different date. Remember to please arrive at least twenty minutes prior to departure time.

If we cancel: In the event that the cruise does not meet the minimum number of passengers to set sail, or if weather conditions are too poor to sail per Coast Guard safety requirements, we will notify you as soon as possible by the telephone number or email address provided when the reservation was made. You will be asked to reschedule or if that is not possible a full refund will be issued. Light rain is not a reason to cancel, our vessel is 75% covered.

Is swimming allowed? 

No, swimming is not allowed.

Is there a minimum number of passengers required to depart?

Typically we require a minimum of 10 passengers to depart. Sometimes, if we do not meet our passenger minimum we will take out the smaller of our two vessels. More information on this vessel can be found under the Our Boats & Crew tab. If we need to cancel we will do our best to notify any booked customers as soon as possible.

Can I bring pets on board? 

Sorry, no personal pets on the scheduled tours. Only ADA recognized service animals. Please give us a call for our policy about pets on Private Charters.

Do I tip the crew? 

Our staff works very hard to ensure a safe and fun cruise for everyone. So please show your appreciation by tipping! Gratuity is not included.

What is the boat’s capacity?

Our Party Boat can accommodate up to 49 passengers. Our smaller vessel can accommodate 17 passengers.

Are there any age requirements for the cruises? 

Everyone is welcome on our cruises unless specified for a special event. A child must be accompanied by an adult if under the age of 16. Identification is required for alcoholic beverage purchases. Alcohol will only be served to those 21 years of age and older.

In an emergency, will someone be able to reach me while the boat is out? 

Yes. The vessel remains very close to shore at all times and should be within cell phone range throughout the trip. You may also call the Kiosk building and ask our reservation specialist to contact the boat by radio.

Dock Address:
1 Bohemia Ave
Chesapeake City, MD 21915

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 198
Lewisville, PA 19351

Email: Info@ChesapeakeCityWaterTours.com
Phone: (443) 566-3386

 

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