Q: Where is Charlotte Cycleboats located? A: Waterfront at the North Harbor Marina in Davidson, NC (less than a mile from I-77). Just North of Charlotte, I-77 Exit 30. Approximately 20-40 minutes from Uptown, based on traffic.
Q: Can I bring food and drink? A: Yes, passengers are allowed to bring beer, wine, trulys, cider, and champagne, water and soft drinks on the tour. No hard alcohol/liquor is permitted. Without much extra counter top space, snacks work better than carry on food (i.e. pizza, subs, catering, chicken not recommended)
Q: Do we need to bring Coolers and Ice? A: No, we provide the Coolers built into the Bar top, and we always have Ice to keep your beverages cold. We do suggest bringing your beverages chilled. All drinks we be transferred into our Coolers before boarding.
Q: Is everyone required to pedal? There are 10 pedals seats, and bench seat for 5 passengers. Most people take turns and have fun pedaling or just cruising. The more pedal power we have, the further we are able to go during the Cruise time.
Q: Do all passengers need to be 21+? A: For Party Mixer tours that are listed 21+, yes, everyone must have proof of age. When booking full boat charters are open to any age 13 years old and up with participating adults.
Q. What if we get tired of pedalling or it gets windy? A. We have an eco-friendly small electric motor that we can use to assist if needed. We will monitor all weather alerts and radar before, and during for the duration of the Cruise. If the winds are predicted or forecasted over 15mph, we reserve the right to cancel due to safety. If this happens, we gladly reschedule or refund your reservation.
Q: Is there a bathroom? A: There is not a bathroom on the boat, but we offer an optional stop after one hour or by request. Use of a nearby restroom before boarding is strongly encouraged, and during any stops.
Q: How many people need to pedal to power the boat? A: The boat requires a minimum of 9-10 passengers. If the minimum is not met, you will be contacted your open individual ticket tour may be rescheduled to a different time or date or refunded.
Q. Is there music on board, oh yes, we have amazing playlists that we have created after our second year on the water. All Captains have training as a DJ as well, we have the tunes to keep you moving. We are happy also to take request and mix them into our party music.
Q: How hard is the pedaling? A: Pedaling is as hard or easy as the group decides, and how many people are pedaling, we can adjust the resistance!
Q: Do we need to bring a Designated driver for the boat? A: No, the boat is chartered by a trained and experienced Captain, you just have fun and enjoy being on the water.
Q: Can I move around the boat? A: Yes, and it is encouraged.(Any Bicycle seats are not too comfortable, the bench seat is) You are free to walk around the deck. Socializing and Dancing is encouraged. (Twerking happens sometimes also!) Q: What should I wear? A: Dress appropriate to the weather, sunglasses and hats are great, comfortable clothes but you will be seated under a large canopy if needed, shielding the tour from direct sun and rain.
Q: Do I need to wear a life jacket? A: We supply life jackets are available on board by request. Coast Guard approved life jackets are available for everyone in the case of an emergency.
Q: Is the boat wheelchair accessible? A: Yes, there is 4-5 additional seats without pedal stations. Q: What is the cancellation policy? A: Cancellations at least 72 hours in advance will be refunded at no cost, cancellations between 48 and 72 hours will receive a full value voucher for a future cruise. Cancellations within 24 hours and no shows will not be offer a refund. If a trip is cancelled by CCB due to weather, the trip will be rescheduled at your convenience, or refunded 100%.
LAKE NORMAN - Davidson
EXIT 30 - West from I-77
Season - March - October Charlotte Cycleboats LLC 400 N. Harbor Place Davidson, NC 28036
Reserve Online to book individual tickets or to book the Whole Boat! 704-779-0111