Water taxi to Palm Island

AN INEXPENSIVE way of sampling a boat trip is to take Hersh’s Water Taxi to Palm Island.

Hersh’s Water Taxi is privately owned and operated for residents and guests of the Gulf Barrier Islands of Don Pedro, Knight, and Palm Islands. 
The service provider has extensive knowledge of local waters, an exemplary safety record, and fully licensed skippers who hold valid Coast Guard Certificates combine to provide a great water taxi and sunset/nature tour service on the Florida Gulf Coast.

The water taxi costs $5 per person round trip and for information check before leaving the villa by calling Captain Debra on 941-270 0132.

Hersh’s Water Taxi Service, 7092 Placida Road, Englewood, Florida 34224 (Behind Leverock’s Restaurant.

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Rum Bay Restaurant

Rum Bay restaurant on Palm Island

The water taxi drops you off and picks you up at Rum Bays dock.  Casual luncheon and dinner dining is available or you can simply enjoy a refreshing drink. Overlooking the beach and Gulf of Mexico, the restaurant is noted for its Baby Back Ribs, Blackened Grouper, Island Baked Scallops and Tempura Shrimp. Sandwiches and finger foods are also available.

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Johnny Leverock’s restaurant is where you’ll pick up the water taxi. Leverock’s is open for lunch and dinner and offers a range of freshly caught fish and seafood provided in a light and casual atmosphere overlooking the Marina and Intracoastal Waterway. Outdoor dining is available under its shaded canopy or open to the sun from its patio. Leverock’s prides itself on keeping its fresh catch simple, yet varied in your choice of preparation while calling on the ports surrounding the Gulf of Mexico.

Renowned for being the ‘Best Value’ by offering it’s Sunset Menu of smaller portions at reduced pricing from both the Lunch and Dinner offerings. The Sunset Menu is served for early dining while the sun displays its hues of pink, orange and purple during the sunset hours.