Rates & Terms

SCHEDULE

MARCH/APRIL: During March and April, we run cruises on a first-come-first served basis, weather permitting. Its a good idea to wait until you get to town to call, and we'll set up your cruise.

MAY - OCTOBER: During the season (May - October) we operate 7 days per week. Cruises and paddleboard/kayak deliveries are booked on a first-come-first-served basis, so don't delay in calling to reserve yours now!

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER: During November and December, we run cruises on a first-come-first served basis, weather permitting. Its a good idea to wait until you get into to town to call, and we'll set up your cruise.

JAN/FEB: We rarely run cruises during January and February, but if you're in town and the weather is unusually good, give us a call!

NOTE: All our cruises are private (your family or group only) and can accommodate a maximum of 12 people. Adult life jackets are provided. Life jackets for children (under 90 lbs) are NOT provided. Alabama law requires all children under 8 years old to wear a Coast Guard certified life jacket at all times.

RATES

Sunset cruises (2 to 2.5 hours) are $195.00 for 4 people, and $25 per person for each additional person. Bring your own drinks and snacks.

Dinner cruises (1.5 hours) are $175 for 4 people, and $25 per person for each additional person. We do not serve dinner on board. Instead, we pick you up at your choice of restaurants that have marinas, and return you to the restaurant for your dinner. Excellent restaurants you may choose from include Tacky Jacks in Gulf Shores and LuLu's in Gulf Shores. You are welcome to bring your own drinks on board.

Dolphin cruises (2 to 2.5 hours) are $195 for 4 people, and $25 per person for each additional person. Bring your own drinks and snacks.

Cocktail Cruises (3 to 3.5 hours) are $395 for up to 4 people, and $25 per person for each additional person. Bring your own beverages and snacks. We have ice chests available on board.

Sailboat Cruises: Non-Private (shared with other guests):
3 hour Sunset cruise 50.00 per person
2 &3 hour day cruises,( swim and shrimping) 35.00 per person
Private sailboat cruises (just your family or group):
Private 2 hour day trip, 6 passengers or less 250.00
Private trips more than 6 passengers or longer than 2 hours, call for pricing and advanced reservations
*Note: Sailing cruises subject to the terms and conditions of the sailboat operator.

Kayak and Stand Up Paddle Board Delivery & Pickup: Half-day paddle boards and single kayaks (4 hrs): $50. One day (24 hours): $85. Three days (72 hours): $129. Weekly (5 days) $159. Tandem (2-person) kayaks: Half-day (4 hours): $60. One day (24 hrs): $95. Three days (72 hours): $139. Weekly (5-days): $169. Includes delivery/pickup* to your location, life jacket, paddle, and basic lesson.

*Note: A fuel surcharge ($10) may be applied to deliveries to the far western end of Fort Morgan Road (beyond the Beach Club) and to deliveries in eastern Perdido Beach, FL. Customers in the Ft. Morgan area are also asked to have cash on-hand because we frequently do not have a strong enough cell signal in this area to run credit cards.

Call: 251-923-8205

email scott@gulfshoresboatrental.com


CRUISES

TERMS & POLICIES

PAYMENT: A DEPOSIT OF $50 PER CRUISE IS REQUIRED TO SECURE YOUR CRUISE IN OUR SCHEDULE. THE DEPOSIT IS REFUNDABLE IF THE CRUISE IS CANCELLED BY THE CAPTAIN (SEE CANCELLATION POLICY BELOW). YOU MAY PAY DEPOSITS VIA CREDIT CARD, AND YOUR TRIP(S) WILL BE RESERVED UPON PAYMENT. CRUISES MUST BE PAID IN FULL PRIOR TO DEPARTURE, EITHER BY CREDIT CARD OR IN CASH AT THE DOCK.

CANCELLATIONS: CRUISES CAN BE OFFICIALLY CANCELLED BY THE CAPTAIN ONLY. WHEN A CRUISE IS CANCELLED BY THE CAPTAIN, THE DEPOSIT IS FULLY REFUNDED. CUSTOMER CANCELLATIONS/NO-SHOWS RESULT IN LOSS OF DEPOSIT. AS A POLICY, THE FIRST CHOICE OF THE CAPTAIN IS TO RESCHEDULE THE CUSTOMER'S CRUISE, IF POSSIBLE. IF RESCHEDULING IS NOT POSSIBLE, THE CAPTAIN MAY CANCEL CRUISES FOR RAIN, SAFETY REASONS (LIGHTNING OR HIGH WINDS, FOR EXAMPLE), OR A MECHANICAL ISSUE AND THE CUSTOMER'S DEPOSIT WILL BE REFUNDED. IF A CRUISE IS CUT SHORT FOR ANY REASON AFTER LEAVING THE DOCK (WEATHER, ETC.) THE CUSTOMER WILL BE REFUNDED THE "UNUSED" PORTION OF THE TRIP. FOR EXAMPLE: IF A TWO-HOUR SUNSET CRUISE IS CUT SHORT BY THE CAPTAIN AFTER ONE HOUR DUE TO RAIN, THE CUSTOMER WILL BE REFUNDED 50% OF THE COST OF THE TRIP.

BY PAYMENT OF YOUR DEPOSIT, YOU AGREE TO THE TERMS AND POLICIES DESCRIBED ABOVE.

ACCIDENT WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY: BY PAYMENT OF DEPOSIT AND/OR STEPPING ONTO THE DOCK FROM WHICH MY CRUISE WITH GULF SHORES BOAT & PADDLESPORTS DEPARTS, I HEREBY ASSUME ALL OF THE RISKS OF PARTICIPATING IN THIS ACTIVITY OR EVENT. I ALSO ASSUME ALL SAME RISKS FOR EACH PERSON IN MY PARTY, FOR WHOM I MAY HAVE PAID DEPOSIT AND/OR STEPPED ONTO DOCK WITH, including by way of example and not limitation, any risks that may arise from negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons or entities being released, from dangerous or defective equipment or property owned, maintained, or controlled by them, or because of their possible liability without fault.

I certify that I am physically fit, have sufficiently prepared or trained for participation in the activity or event, and have not been advised to not participate by a qualified medical professional. I certify that there are no health-related reasons or problems which preclude my participation in this activity or event.

I acknowledge that this Accident Waiver and Release of Liability Form will be used by the activity or event holders, sponsors, and organizers of the activity or event in which I may participate, and that it will govern my actions and responsibilities at said activity or event.

In consideration of my application and permitting me to participate in this activity or event, I hereby take action for myself, my executors, administrators, heirs, next of kin, successors, and assigns as follows:

I WAIVE, RELEASE, AND DISCHARGE from any and all liability, including but not limited to, liability arising from the negligence or fault of the entities or persons released, for my death, disability, personal injury, property damage, property theft, or actions of any kind which may hereafter occur to me including my traveling to and from this activity or event, THE FOLLOWING ENTITIES OR PERSONS: Watchdog Causes, LLC, Gulf Shores, AL; Gulf Shores Boat and Paddlesports, GulfShoresBoatRental.com and/or their directors, officers, employees, volunteers, representatives, and agents, the activity or event holders, activity or event sponsors, activity or event volunteers;

I INDEMNIFY, HOLD HARMLESS, AND PROMISE NOT TO SUE the entities or persons mentioned in this paragraph from any and all liabilities or claims made as a result of participation in this activity or event, whether caused by the negligence of release or otherwise. I acknowledge Watchdog Causes, LLC, Gulf Shores, AL; the owners of the websites Gulf Shores Boat and Paddlesports Rental; GulfShoresBoatRental.com,  and/or their directors, officers, volunteers, representatives, and agents are NOT responsible for the errors, omissions, acts, or failures to act of any party or entity conducting a specific event or activity on behalf of Watchdog Causes, LLC, Gulf Shores, AL; Gulf Shores Boat and Paddlesports Rental GulfShoresBoatRental.com,  and/or their directors, officers, volunteers, representatives, and agents, the activity or event holders, activity of event sponsors, activity or event volunteers.

I acknowledge that this activity or event may carry with it the potential for death, serious injury, and property loss. The risks may include, but are not limited to, those caused by seas, terrain, facilities, temperature, weather, wildlife, condition of participants, equipment, vehicular traffic, actions of other people including, but not limited to, participants, volunteers, and other vehicular operators. These risks are not only inherent to participants, but are also present for the directors, officers, volunteers, representatives, and agents of Watchdog Causes, LLC/Gulf Shores Boat and Paddlesports Rental/GulfShoresBoatRental.com.

I hereby consent to receive medical treatment which may be deemed advisable in the event of injury, accident, and/or illness during this activity or event.

I understand that at this event or related activities, I may be photographed. I agree to allow my photo, video, or film likeness to be used for any marketing or promotional purpose by the event holders, producers, sponsors, organizers, and assigns.

The accident waiver and release of liability shall be construed broadly to provide a release and waiver to the maximum extent permissible under applicable law.

I understand that this accident waiver and release of liability is in effect from the moment I pay my deposit and/or step onto the dock from which my cruise departs, until the moment I (and all parties for whom I may have paid deposit and or/stepped onto dock with) have left the boat and property controlled by Watchdog Causes, LLC/Gulf Shores Boat and Paddlesports Rental, GulfShoresBoatRental.com.

ADDENDUM FEBRUARY 2017: SAILING CRUISES SUBJECT TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE SAILBOAT OPERATOR. I AGREE AND UNDERSTAND THAT IN ADDITION TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS DESCRIBED IN THIS RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND CONTRACT, ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE SAILBOAT OPERATOR ALSO APPLY AND IT IS MY RESPONSIBILITY TO FAMILIARIZE MYSELF WITH THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

BY PAYMENT OF MY DEPOSIT AND/OR BY STEPPING ONTO THE DOCK FROM WHICH MY CRUISE DEPARTS, I CERTIFY THAT I HAVE READ THIS DOCUMENT, AND I FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS CONTENT. I AM AWARE THAT THIS IS A RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND A CONTRACT AND I ACCEPT ITS TERMS, BOTH FOR MYSELF AND FOR ALL PARTIES FOR WHOM I MAY HAVE PAID DEPOSIT AND/OR STEPPED ONTO DOCK WITH.



PADDLESPORTS

PADDLE BOARD/KAYAK USE AGREEMENT & RELEASE OF LIABILITY

BY PAYMENT OF A DELIVERY DEPOSIT AND/OR BY ACCEPTING DELIVERY OF  STANDUP PADDLE BOARD(S) AND/OR KAYAK(S) FROM GULF SHORES BOAT & PADDLESPORTS, I CERTIFY THAT I HAVE READ AND AGREE TO THE TERMS BELOW, AND I FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS CONTENT. I AM AWARE THAT THIS IS A RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND A CONTRACT AND I ACCEPT ITS TERMS, BOTH FOR MYSELF AND FOR ALL PARTIES FOR WHOM I MAY HAVE PAID DELIVERY DEPOSIT/ ALLOWED TO USE SAID PADDLE BOARD(S) AND/OR KAYAK(S) AND/OR ACCEPTED DELIVERY OF SAID STAND UP PADDLE BOARD(S) AND/OR KAYAK(S). I UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT USE OF PADDLEBOARD(S) AND/OR KAYAK(S) DELIVERED BY GULF SHORES BOAT & PADDLESPORTS IS FREE OF CHARGE. ALL CHARGES, IF ANY, AGREED TO AND PAID BY ME ARE FOR DELIVERY AND PICKUP SERVICES ONLY.

I, the undersigned, (User), do hereby accept for delivery a stand up paddle board(s) (SUP) and/or kayak(s) from Gulf Shores Boat & Paddlesports. I acknowledge that the equipment I received is in good working condition, and agree to pay the stipulated delivery and pickup fee in accordance with the rates specified. I do further agree to use said item in a careful and prudent manner and in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions and advice provided by Gulf Shores Boat & Paddlesports for proper use and operation. I acknowledge and agree that I was given proper information by the Gulf Shores Boat & Paddlesports for basic use of the equipment and about local legal regulations and requirements. I further acknowledge and agree that I was given proper information by the Gulf Shores Boat & Paddlesports regarding basic safety practices while using the equipment, and I was provided all necessary safety equipment. I further acknowledge and agree that the basic safety information I received from Gulf Shores Boat and Paddlesports is, in fact, "basic information" and is not/was not presented to me as official, advanced, certified, or otherwise expert information or instruction. I further acknowledge and agree that it is/was my responsibility to educate myself and any and all of those for whom I requested delivery of said equipment or allowed to use said equipment about local regulations, safety requirements, safety concerns, best practices and equipment manufacturer's recommended uses - and to follow those regulations, requirements and recommended uses.


I further agree to pay Gulf Shores Boat & Paddlesports immediately for the full value of said item(s), including all pieces of equipment, life jackets, paddles, leashes, pumps, valve covers and deflation devices, carrying bag, and any other items provided to User, in the event said item(s) is/are lost, destroyed, stolen or rendered unusable. I agree that judgement of equipment condition is solely at the discretion of Gulf Shores Boat & Paddlesports. If any items of provided equipment are damaged, I agree to pay Gulf Shores Boat & Paddlesports for the cost of repair or replacement, including lost revenue during the time equipment is out of service.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
I agree, at time of delivery, to provide Gulf Shores Boat & Paddlesports with a copy of my driver's license and a valid credit card if requested. I authorize Gulf Shores Boat & Paddlesports to charge my credit card for any losses or damage to equipment as described above. User assumes liability for, and hereby agrees to indemnify, protect and hold harmless Gulf Shores Boat & Paddlesports and its agents, employees, officers, directors, successors and assigns from and against any and all liabilities, obligations, losses, damages, claims, demands, penalties, actions, injury to persons, property or third parties, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorney’s fees, of whatsoever kind and nature arising out of the use, condition (including, but not limited to latent and other defects and whether or not discoverable by Gulf Shores Boat & Paddlesports or User), operation, both prudent and reckless, delivery or transportation of any or all of the equipment or its location or condition; whether known or unknown, foreseen or unforeseen, which the undersigned now has or which may hereafter accrue on account of or in any way growing out of, relating to or issuing or arising from the delivery, acceptance or use of the item(s) noted above.

STATEMENT OF RISKS

There are significant elements of risk and danger in any adventure, sport or activity associated with water sports and the outdoors. These risks and dangers include injury or death, including drowning, injury caused by marine wildlife, motorized and sail driven boat traffic, jet ski traffic, and the presence of other activities incidental thereto (referred to herein as “activity”). Injury or death, including drowning, can also result from wind, wave and weather activity including lightning. Injury or death can also result from physical exertion or defect. Although Gulf Shores Boat & Paddlesports have taken reasonable steps to provide you with appropriate equipment and basic (not expert) information so that you can enjoy an activity for which you may not be skilled, THE ACTIVITY IS NOT WITHOUT RISK. By paying for delivery and pickup, and/or accepting delivery of a stand-up paddle board(s) and/or kayak(s), you agree and understand that it is YOUR RESPONSIBILITY to use good judgement, provide proper supervision to others whom you allow and/or enable to use the equipment, educate yourself and others about all local laws, regulations, and manufacturer's recommended uses and to obey all local laws, regulations and manufacturer's recommended uses while using the paddle board(s) and/or kayak(s) and all other equipment delivered.
You agree to the following: In consideration of my application, and permitting me to participate in this activity or event, I hereby understand and agree that I take action for myself, my executors, administrators, heirs, next of kin, successors, and assigns as follows:

I WAIVE, RELEASE, AND DISCHARGE from any and all liability, including but not limited to liability arising from the negligence or fault of the entities or persons released, for my death, disability, personal injury, property damage, property theft, or actions of any kind which may hereafter occur to me including my traveling to and from this activity or event, and for the death, disability, personal injury, property damage, property theft, or actions of any kind which may hereafter occur  including traveling to and from this activity or event of any and all persons for whom I request delivery of said paddle board(s) and/or kayak(s) and for any and all persons whom I allow to use or to enable to use said paddle board(s) and/or kayak(s) while in my possession THE FOLLOWING ENTITIES OR PERSONS: Gulf Shores Boat & Paddlesports, Gulf Shores, AL; the owners of websites GulfShoresBoatRental.com, GulfShoredPaddleBoardRental.com and/or their directors, officers, employees, volunteers, representatives, and agents, the activity or event holders, activity or event sponsors, activity or event volunteers;

I INDEMNIFY, HOLD HARMLESS, AND PROMISE NOT TO SUE the entities      or persons mentioned in this paragraph from any and all liabilities or claims made as a result of requesting and accepting delivery of paddleboard(s) and/or kayak(s), and/or participation in a paddle boarding/kayaking activity or event, whether caused by the negligence of releasees or otherwise. I acknowledge Gulf Shores Boat & Paddlesports, Gulf Shores, AL;and the owners of the websites GulfShoresBoatRental.com and GulfShoresPaddleBoardRental.com and/or their directors, officers, volunteers, representatives, and agents are NOT responsible for the errors, omissions, acts, or failures to act of any party or entity delivering paddleboard(s) and/or kayak(s) and/or conducting a specific event or activity on behalf of the parties listed above, and any volunteers, representatives, and agents, the activity or event holders, activity of event sponsors, activity or event volunteers.


BY REQUESTING AND/OR ACCEPTING DELIVERY AND/OR PAYING FOR DELIVERY AND PICKUP OF STAND UP PADDLE BOARD(S) AND/OR KAYAK(S) FROM GULF SHORES BOAT & PADDLESPORTS I CERTIFY THAT I HAVE READ AND AGREE TO THE ABOVE TERMS AND STATEMENT OF RISKS AND I FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS CONTENT AND ACCEPT THESE RISKS AND FULL RESPONSIBILITY. I AM AWARE THAT THIS IS A RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND A CONTRACT AND I ACCEPT ITS TERMS, BOTH FOR MYSELF AND FOR ALL PERSONS FOR WHOM I REQUESTED DELIVERY, PAID A DELIVERY AND PICKUP DEPOSIT AND/OR ACCEPTED DELIVERY OF SAID STAND UP PADDLE BOARD(S) AND/OR KAYAK(S) AND/OR PAID FOR DELIVERY AND/OR PICKUP OF SAID PADDLEBOARD(S) AND/OR KAYAK(S) AND FOR ANY AND ALL PERSONS WHOM I ALLOW TO USE OR ENABLE TO USE SAID STAND UP PADDLEBOARDS(S)/KAYAK(S) WHILE IN MY POSSESSION.

We also offer: Dolphin cruises in Gulf Shores; Sunset cruises in Gulf Shores; cocktail cruises in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach; dinner cruises in Gulf Shores ; kayak rentals in gulf shores, and pontoon boat rentals in Orange Beach ; paddleboard and kayak rentals ; sailboat cruises and sailing trips