Excursions

Best Way to Visit the Gulf

Sunset & Dolphin Cruise

3 hours
Up to 12 people
starting at $595 for 6 people

Includes Captain, Crew, Water, and Soda

There’s no better way to end the day than a Sunset Dolphin Cruise on the Bella Vita! We specialize in private yacht tours with a passenger limit of six. So, say goodbye to the crowds and say hello to an intimate, luxury experience where everyone has a front-row seat! Dolphins are playful and intelligent marine mammals, and they are very intriguing to watch! There are several dolphin species in Florida, and you’ll also see other sea life such as tarpon, stingrays, and maybe even sharks!

Cruising alongside a pod of dolphins in the Gulf is unlike anything you have ever experienced. Now imagine all of this with a beautiful sunset as a backdrop. Your Bella Vita adventure awaits!

Dock and Dine Trips

up to 4 hours
Up to 12 people
starting at $500 for 6 people

Boat transportation $250/hr + $100/hr standby

Includes fuel, and guests pay for all food, gratuity, etc.

Dock & Dine

Uncle Ernie’s, Rodeo’s, Grand Marlin, or Onboard Catering

Cruise the open water to enjoy some of the best flavors on the Gulf! There’s nothing more relaxing than a day on the water with friends and family. But after sun and fun, it’s time to unwind and grab a bite to eat. We’ll be your guide to the best dock-and-dine locations on the Gulf, where you can take in the ocean breeze, enjoy breathtaking sunsets, and an array of enticing menus. Choose from restaurants directly on the water serving the freshest seafood, hand-cut steaks, delicious pasta, creative salads, sandwiches, and irresistible desserts. We’ll cruise to Uncle Ernie’s, Rodeo’s, and Grand Marlin or get food catered and eat while on board cruising St. Andrews Bay.

Let us know when you’re ready to tie up, and we’ll take care of every detail to dock and dine at the restaurant of your choice.

Shell Island Day Trips

up to 8 hours
Up to 12 people
Starting at $1,495 for 6 people

Includes Captain, Crew, Water/Soda, and 50 Gallons of Fuel

You don’t earn the name Shell Island without having an awe-inspiring array of shells available. Imagine the luxury and glamor of sharing a private yacht with your friends and family on an excursion to an undeveloped barrier island off the coast of Panama City Beach? Cruise the Gulf to this 7-mile-long barrier island for some of the best shell collecting and fun on one of the best natural beauty beaches anywhere. Shell Island is a must-see for visitors, and taking our private tour is ideal for those who don’t want to miss anything along the way in this beautiful paradise.

Cruise the Gulf, choose your own day trip activities, help craft the menu, stock the bar with your favorites and more. Contact us to customize a day trip to Shell Island today!

Overnight Excursions

up to 24 hours
Up to 12 people
starting at $2,995 for 6 people

Includes Captain, Crew, Water/Soda, and 50 Gallons of Fuel
*add’l fuel to be billed as applicable

Sure to take your breath away! There’s no better way to enjoy the Bella Vita than on a completely custom overnight excursion. This Viking 55 Convertible is highly customized and ready to go! The Bella Vita beckons those who desire more time on the Gulf for fishing, fun water activities, or just feeling the ocean breeze! Our yacht is designed for living the “GOOD LIFE” – unforgettable excursions allowing you to sit back and enjoy cruising in comfort and style to an offshore performance that will get you to the hotspots ahead of the pack. Stock the bar, craft your menu, and enjoy three luxurious staterooms to sleep up to six guests in pure comfort.

Contact us to learn more about our private yacht charters and start creating your trip of a lifetime! 

Blue Water Fishing

up to 24 hours
Up to 12 people

ALL guests fishing MUST have their own fishing license

starting at $2,500 + fuel for 6 people

Includes Captain, Crew, Water, and Soda. ALL Bait, Ice, and Fish Cleaning Extra

Cruising at 25 knots

Max speed will be 1850 RPMs @ 25 knots burning 85 GPH

Only GOOD things can come from combining pure fun and a true passion for fishing. Bluewater fishing trips aboard the Bella Vita are some of the finest on Gulf waters. Our crew knows where the best fishing happens! Targeting trophy fish such as Marlin, Sailfish, Mahi-Mahi, and Wahoo — just to name a few. You will be spending the day aboard a Viking 55 Convertible that is highly customized and ready to go! Equip with GPS, fishfinder, and a vast, uncluttered cockpit fitted with a bait-prep center, freezer, and two massive in-deck fish boxes to help you tackle anything the ocean throws at you. The vessel also features a spacious three-stateroom interior with lots of room to cool off and relax. Plus, a flybridge with Viking’s signature wraparound helm to take in the stunning views as you travel to and from the best fishing on the Gulf.

The adventure is up to you! First 8 hrs is $2,500, each additional hour is $375 up to $5,500 for 24hrs. This trip requires a $2,500 deposit to be paid before leaving the dock, which is deducted from the final cost. The boat will run at 1850 RPMs @ 25 knots burning 85 GPH. The slower, the better the fuel economy. A la carte food and beverage options are available upon request and guests are welcome to bring outside food and drinks on board. A $250 cleaning fee may be required.

Book the Bella Vita for a Blue Water Fishing trip of a lifetime! Contact us today to check availability and reserve your excursion date(s).