Vessel Amenities & Facts
Take the ferry between Downtown Pensacola to Fort Pickens to Pensacola Beach. Pensacola Bay City Ferry operates two 149-passenger, catamaran-style vessels, the “Turtle Runner” and “Pelican Perch”. The vessels offer air-conditioned interior and covered exterior seating and restrooms. Imported and domestic beer, wines, soft drinks and water are available for purchase. Bicycle racks and storage areas make it easy to enjoy the hop on/hop off tickets which will allow you to explore much of what Downtown Pensacola, Fort Pickens and Pensacola Beach have to offer. On select trips, National Park Service Rangers speak on a variety of subjects including wildlife and landscapes of the area.(Due to COVID restrictions National Park Service Rangers will not be able to join us for this season). Come and enjoy one of the most beautiful views of Pensacola Bay aboard the Pensacola Bay City Ferry.

Private Charters

Impress your guests with the most exciting venue in the bay area. Pensacola Bay City Ferry offer outstanding service and breathtaking views for your private dinner, wedding, reunion, or birthday.

  • Each vessel accommodates up to 100 people
  • Covered rooftop view with seating
  • Climate controlled cabin
  • Restrooms on board
  • Deposit required to reserve date
Private Options
  • Starting at $1,000 per hour, with a minimum of two hours
  • Cash or Host Bar Services Available on Request ($50-$100 set up fee)
  • Catering is optional at the charters discretion, and coordination
  • 120 sq ft dance floor with small area for DJ
  • Audio/visual equipment available
Departure Locations
  • Pensacola (downtown)
    750 S. Commendencia Street
    Pensacola, FL 32502
  • Pensacola Beach – Quietwater
    400 Quietwater Beach Boardwalk
    Pensacola Beach, FL 32561
  • Fort Pickens – Ferry Plaza and Pier
    Pensacola Beach, FL 32561