City of Dunnellon Rainbow River RULES

(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.

All passengers must sign a WAIVER OF LIABILITY prior to boarding:

The link below is a required Waiver of Liability form that must be signed prior to boarding our boats.  You can view it by clicking on the link. Our crew member at the dock will have it available for you to read and sign prior to payment.




Do I have to purchase tickets in advance?

No reservations required!   Please hit the ATM prior to arriving because we only accept CASH.  Please have exact amount.  For the safety and security of our dock crew members they have very minimal cash. 

Are the boats sanitized and disinfected?

Yes.  Our crews sanitize the boats at the beginning of the day and between each tour.  Your health and safety is very important to us. 


Is the tour boat handicap accessible?

Unfortunately, neither of our boats are 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 on both boats.

Where do we park?

Parking is very limited in the 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 boats.  There is a restroom at the dock for your convenience.  

Is smoking permitted during the tour?

No.  Smoking is not permitted anywhere on the boats.

Are pets allowed on the boat?

We love our pets too, but no animals are allowed aboard the boats except for 'service animals' defined by the ADA. You are required to provide notification in writing at or prior to the time the boat departs if you are intending to bring a service animal aboard.

Our insurance company does not to allow the boarding of emotional support animals (ESA) or the family pet.