Island Paradise Charters

Island Paradise Charters offers Island Cookouts, Island & River Adventure Cruises, and Special Event Cruise packages day or night. We are located in beautiful New Port Richey, Florida. Only a few miles north of Tampa / St. Pete / Clearwater and a short 2 hour drive from Disney and Universal Studios in Orlando. Explore white sandy beach islands, experience our secret snorkel spot or just Rest & Relax!
Capt. Bob holds a USCG license Master Captain, “Magic Dolphin” is USGC inspected, Crew is drug free, Capt. Bob holds an FCC license, Capt. Bob is contracted by the state of Florida as an island destination.
Capt. Bob is a USCG Licensed Captain and manages the operations at Island Paradise Charters. He has sailed many thousands of miles in the Gulf of Mexico and knows these waters like the back of his hand.
Bob has been entertaining folks on vessels on the west coast of Florida since 1971. He has a vast knowledge of the local history and featured attractions. He has no reported accidents on the water ever. His primary concern is the safety of his guests while at the same time providing a memorable and fun experience.
Member of APCA (American Professional Captains Association).



Canoeing, Paddleboarding, Scuba/Diving, Snorkeling, Water Recreation


Boat Ramp

Average Visit Time

2 - 3 hours, Full day, Half day, Multi-day


Barbecue, Cajun, Caribbean, Creole, Floribbean, Oyster Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian


Military Discount

Fishing Type

Back Bay Fishing, Charter Captain, Deep Sea Fishing, Inshore Charters, Near Shore Fishing, Offshore Charters, Saltwater Fishing

Guest Information

Family Friendly, LGBTQ Friendly

Hours of Operation

Brunch, Dinner, Lunch