Southern Tide Charters

Florida Heritage Tour

On this unique tour, you will not only learn the intriguing history of Gulf and Franklin Counties but will see first hand the remnants of this intriguing past.  This includes historical sites as well as artifacts from Captain Roger’s personal collection.  Your tour will start at Depot creek and meander through wild Florida to Lake Wimico and then through Jackson and Apalachicola Rivers to the city of Apalachicola.  Here, we will dock for a time to give you the opportunity to have a meal at one of several local restaurants (the best seafood around!), shop for antiques or explore historic downtown.
(Cost of meal not included)

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Wildlife Tour

On this tour, you will see and learn about local wildlife on Depot Creek and Lake Wimico.   The animals you may see include alligators, osprey, great blue heron, bald eagle, otters, and ducks.

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Marine Life Tour

On this tour, learn about the creatures that live at the bottom of St. Joe Bay.  What you may see:  stingrays, manatee, clams, scallops, conchs, sponges, star fish, seahorses, dolphin, horseshoe crabs, sea urchin, sand dollars, blue crabs, and spider crabs.  You’ll want to bring your snorkeling gear for this one!  If you don’t have any, gear will be provided for you.

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Scalloping Tour (available July 1–September 10)

Captain Roger will take you to the head of St. Joe Bay to where the scallops live!  If you love snorkeling, you will love finding these succulent little creatures of the Bay.  Captain Roger will even throw in a free shucking lesson to make dinner come a little faster!  Snorkeling gear provided if needed.

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Deserted Beach Tours

Each location is remote and you will see very few if any people during your day at the beach.  Tour includes 2 hours of beach time.

St. Vincent Island Tour

Wild St. Vincent Island is a wildlife preserve bordered by Apalachicola Bay and the Gulf of Mexico.  Here you may see the traces of Native American life as you observe artifacts such as pottery and shell tools on the beach.  This island was previously a private hunting destination and the exotic Sanbar Deer is often sited on the shores of the island.  Bald Eagles and Osprey are also commonly sighted on the island.

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The Point at Cape San Blas Tour

The Point at Cape San Blas is bordered by the pristine waters of St. Joe Bay and the Gulf of Mexico.  Captain Roger will take you and all your gear to either of these locations for a day at the beach for hiking, shelling, swimming, or just laying in the sun.

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Design Your Own Adventure!

Don’t see anything here that fits exactly what you want to do?  Maybe you want to fish a little, ride a little, swim a little……Captain Roger will take you wherever you want to go and do whatever you want to do on local waters for an hourly rate!

Check out our rates page and give us a call at 850.227.4542 to reserve your tour today.