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Things to Know About Our Party Boats in Myrtle Beach, SC

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Everything You Need to Know

Your Guide to an Amazing Experience

Read important announcements, shop for merchandise, browse FAQs, and more.

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Announcements: Party Boat
Cruise News

Stay updated on the latest party boat cruise news from PonTiki® Myrtle Beach. This is your reliable resource for seasonal announcements, special themed cruises, holiday cruises, and more. Check back regularly for exciting upcoming events and cruise options that match your preferences.

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Professional Photography

With the help of Novakowski Photography, you can capture beautiful memories during your party boat cruise or private boat tour. See their portfolio today to discover the unparalleled quality of their work.


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Shop for Party
Boat Merchandise

Party boat merchandise is an excellent way to recall your favorite memories and inspire conversation. Browse our selection of souvenirs and apparel, including t-shirts, hoodies, koozies, and more.

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Book a Private Boat Tour or Party Boat Cruise Today

Private boat tours are the best way to explore Myrtle Beach and the Intracoastal Waterways. Enjoy a fun evening with friends and coworkers, or share an intimate night on the water with your most special someone.

A party boat cruise is perhaps the most exciting thing to do in Myrtle Beach. It’s perfect for meeting your local South Carolinians, and for making enduring memories for years to come. And because it’s protected from the wind, and heated throughout, you’ll enjoy a comfortable ride all-year-round!

Book your private or public party boat cruise now for a night on the water that you’ll never forget!


Find comprehensive answers to common inquiries. Whether you have queries about our services, safety measures, booking process, or anything else, our FAQs page has got you covered.

Our Boat is named SALTY PAWS–look for pictures of our dogs on the boat! Why is the boat named SALTY PAWS? Glad you asked! All the owners are dog lovers, and who doesn’t love dogs and hanging out on the beach? Although we love dogs, only service animals are permitted on the boat.

All boat charters cruises include drinks, music, and a tour of the Intracoastal Waterways of Myrtle & North Myrtle Beach, SC.

We offer two types of beers, red & white wine, seltzers, regular & diet sodas as well as bottled water.

Yes, champagne is available for purchase with advance notice.

Yes, just leave us a note in the comments of your booking and we will do our best to accommodate your request. We’re happy to help you celebrate!

Yes, there is a bathroom aboard and it is cleaned prior to each cruise.

We do not offer food, but we are partnering with Blue Drum restaurant. You are welcome to purchase food there and bring it directly aboard.

No. For the safety of our crew and other passengers, we do not permit any beverages to be brought aboard.  Each cruise will include beer, wine, seltzers, sodas & water happily served to you from our friendly mates.

No. For the safety of our crew and other passengers, we will not be serving hard liquor.

Yes, all of our crew members are well trained and our captains have many years of experience of handling a boat our size on the Intracoastal Waterways of Myrtle Beach & North Myrtle Beach. 

Each cruise will have a minimum of one experienced captain and one trained mate.

Yes! Tips are welcomed and very much appreciated. You can place a tip at the time of booking or on the boat in either cash, Venmo or added to a credit card. ALL tips are shared equally with all crew members aboard that specific cruise.

Our boat is 50 ft long by 15 ft wide and holds up to 51 people as certified by the USCG.

No, only service animals with prior notice and proper documentation.

Everyone is welcome aboard! Children under 2 ride for free; please have a proper baby carrier. Children from 2 to 5 ride at a discounted price for $20 per hour.

Our max passenger capacity is 51 including crew. If we are not fully booked, we will happily welcome additional passengers and can take payments at our office.

Yes! Check on available merchandise above.

Yes, Our boat SALTY PAWS is inspected by the USCG and approved to operate in the Intracoastal Waterways and our crew is trained in life saving measures as well as proper boat safety operations. SALTY PAWS is equipped with adult’s and children’s life preservers, as well as several fire extinguishers.

No, SALTY PAWS is operated only on the Intracoastal Waterways of Myrtle & North Beach.

We run 3 or 4 cruises daily.

All public cruises are 2 hours in duration. Private cruises start at 2 hours and can go up to 8 hours in duration.

For public cruises, we are not currently offering options to dock and depart the boat. Check back regularly for potential changes to this. For private cruises only we can arrange to dock at specific locations with advanced notice to clear our boat to arrive at their dock. Please inquire with your requests at the time of booking.

All public cruise bookings are fully refundable up to 48 hours prior to the start time of the cruise. After that, no refunds will be given. All private cruise bookings are fully refundable up to 7 days prior to the departure date. After that, no refunds will be given. Cancellation periods are longer on the private cruises due to the fact we need to cancel other public cruises.

We have a photographer available for most private cruises at an additional cost. If you are looking for professional photos of your private event, please let us know and we can coordinate those services at a discount rate for our Private Cruises. See our Photography section above for more information.

Yes, subject to our normal cruise schedule, if the boat is at our dock and with advance notice, you can visit the boat accompanied by one of the owners or crew.