City of Dunnellon Rainbow River RULES

This rule applies to our 1 hour Rainbow River tour, not our 2 hour Jungle tour.

(NO disposables allowed on the river)

Alcohol is not permitted.

Coolers are subject to search.

Disposable containers (such as cans, plastics, glass, plastic foam or paper) are not permitted on the

Rainbow River, items must be in reusable containers.

Littering is prohibited          If you can “throw it away” you can’t take it on the river.


Are pets allowed on the boat?

Yes. Friendly pets are welcome but must remain on your lap or at your feet for the duration of the trip.  

You are responsible for your pet and please respect other passengers. 

Is the tour boat handicap accessible?

Unfortunately, our boat isn't handicap accessible.  However, we would like to recommend visiting Silver Springs State Park located at 5656 E Silver Springs Blvd, Silver Springs, FL 34488.  They have recently launched their first wheelchair-accessible glass bottom boat and we heard it's a beautiful boat. 

How many passengers can be aboard the tours?

We operate with a 6 passenger maximum.  The USCG defines passengers as 'souls onboard'.  A one day old baby and a 100+ age person are counted equally as a soul onboard.

Are you licensed?

Yes.  Captain Paul holds a U.S. Coast Guard Master 200 Ton Captain’s License

Where do we park?

Parking is at the dock area.  Plan ahead so you can find parking.  

Do you cancel tours due to bad weather?

We do not operate in inclement weather.

Is there a restroom on the boat?

No, there is no restroom aboard the boat.  There is a restroom at the dock for your convenience.  

Is smoking permitted during the tour?

Smoking is permitted but please respect your fellow passengers if they don't like smoke.  Also, bring your own ash tray or a means of disposing it.  Please no littering on our rivers.


Is tipping required?

Absolutely not, but always appreciated.