Are you seeking an unforgettable experience? Our Rocket Launch boat tours offer a front-row seat to view rocket launches from the beauty of The Indian River Lagoon. You’ll enjoy a relaxing ride on the Banana River, with prime viewing locations just minutes from the launch pads. Our knowledgeable guides will provide you with live commentary throughout the launch, so you can get the most out of your experience.
Why a Rocket Launch Tour?
Skip the long traffic and crowds at the viewing areas on shore, and get up close and personal with a rocket launch from the comfort of our boat. Our tours are family-friendly so that everyone can enjoy the excitement of a rocket launch. There’s no better way to experience the majesty of a rocket than by being surrounded by the natural beauty of The Indian River Lagoon!
Site Seeing at its Finest
Viewing a rocket launch from our tour boat is an unforgettable experience. But that’s not all you’ll see on our tour. The Indian River Lagoon is home to various wildlife, including manatees, dolphins, and birds. Our tours give you the chance to see these amazing creatures up close in their natural habitat. Not only is wildlife an integral part of our tours, but The Indian River Lagoon is home to breathtaking sunset views.
Create Lasting Memories
Our one-of-a-kind tours offer an experience you won’t find anywhere else. Launch days are always exciting, but they can also be crowded and chaotic. On our tour, you’ll get a front-row seat to the action while enjoying the company of your friends and family. Our tours are the perfect way to create lasting memories with the people you love.
Why Banana River Boat Tours?
Banana River Boat Tours is a family-owned and operated business. Captain CJ Enneking and his wife Jayne are passionate about their work and go above and beyond to make sure you have a great experience. Banana River Boat Tours prides itself on providing top-notch customer service, with safety and fun at the forefront of their minds. CJ and Jayne know the waters like the back of their hand and are always happy to answer any questions you may have.
Rocket Launch Tour FAQ’s
What if a launch scrubs?
If we leave the dock, it’s considered a boat tour, so you’re charged. If it scrubs before we leave, you have the first right of refusal for the next time it’s scheduled.
What is your cancellation policy?
We have a 24-hour cancellation policy. Should you need to cancel your reservation or change the number of people in your party, please allow us at least 24 hours’ notice. We will take your credit card number to hold your seats and confirm your reservation if you book by phone. If you cancel or change your group size within 24 hours of your scheduled tour time or do not show up for your tour, you will be charged the total price for the tour.
When purchasing in advance, we will gladly refund you as long as you cancel or make adjustments to your reservation at least 24 hours before your tour. If we need to cancel your tour due to weather, you will not be charged.
What if the weather is bad on the day of our tour?
Anytime the weather is a concern, we contact you to ensure that if we need to cancel or reschedule, you aren’t left waiting at the dock in bad weather.
Can we bring animals?
Only service dogs are allowed due to insurance reasons.
Are you wheelchair accessible?
We are wheelchair accessible. We purposely built the double gate on the boat to accommodate wheelchairs, both power, and manual.
Is there a bathroom onboard?
There is not a bathroom on the boat. However, we leave from a county park with restrooms and plenty of free parking.
How far in advance should I book?
The earlier you book, the better selection you’ll have of time and date for your tour.
What is the maximum number of people permitted onboard?
According to the U.S. Coast Guard, six people is the maximum amount permitted.
Check www.spaceflightnow.com (http://www.spaceflightnow.com) for launch schedule.
NOTE: launch dates and times scheduled to change