TOP 25 TIKI QUESTIONS
Where is the closest bathroom?
It's true, The Tiki Boat does not have a bathroom, there is one at Cisco Brewery/The Wheel you can use when they are open. We keep our trips to one hour for a reason😬
How long have you been doing this?
Captain John has been running charter boats since 2006 during his time in the Coast Guard, he started Tiki Tour's in the spring of 2018⚓️
Did you build this boat yourself?
Nope, it was built by a company in Florida🏝
Can I connect my device/playlist?
Sure, just ask the Captain for the Bluetooth name🤳
What kind of boat is under here?
The Tiki Taxi is built on a fiberglass catamaran type hull🚤
How far out do we go?
The Tiki Taxi stays in Stamford Harbor. However, you can pay to have it moved to and from any dock you choose (within reason) 🚣🏻
What’s the craziest thing that has ever happened on the Tiki?
What happens on the Tiki Boat, stays on the Tiki Boat 🤫
How fast can the Tiki go?
We keep it under 5 knots except in emergencies⚡️
Has anyone ever fallen off the boat?
No, one of the rules you will be given before your trip is you cannot jump, fall or pee off the Tiki Boat 😳
What is the latest you go out?
The last trip gets in at 8:30PM The Captain needs his beauty sleep 🛌🏻
How long into the season do you operate?
Usually till we can't any longer or our boat get's set on fire🔥
What do you do in the winter?
Count the money I made in the summer🤣
What is the maximum number of people you can have on here?
6, All charter boats in the US are regulated to 6 passengers by the USCG 🇱🇷
What kind of birds are those?
You will see numerous varieties of birds on your tour- Cormorant, Osprey, Egret, Great Blue Heron, Oyster Catchers, Geese, ducks and others 🦆
So is this your retirement gig?
Really? I work 8-9 hours a day, 7 days a week 🙄
Have you ever had to kick anyone off the boat?
Yes, see question #9 👆 Unfortunately, if one passenger over imbibes, it ruins it for the rest. The tour will end early in that case.
Do you have your own boat?
Are we still in Stamford?
Yes unless you paid for the tour with the DeLorean Flux Capacitor, then you might be somewhere else 🚀
Can I book this every week?
Where have you been all my life darling? ❤️
Am I asking questions you’ve heard a thousand times?
Ehh, yerp. 😉
What body of water are we in?
Stamford Harbor is part of Long Island Sound, an tidal estuary that is fed by dozens of rivers and flows into the Atlantic Ocean ✏️
How big is that yacht?
Stamford Harbor is home to many large yachts, some over 100' 🛥
Is that a lock/what is that?
Stamford has one of only a few hurricane gates in New England , ask the captain for it's history 👨🏻🏫
Can you recommend a good restaurant?
There are dozens of great restaurants close by. The Wheel is at our dock along with Cisco Brewers. Taco Daddy and The Lila Rose are across the street and many more just blocks away in Harbor Point 🌮