Island Beach Monkeys @The Wedding Festival

Our Services

Island Beach Monkeys is the only free ride service on Anna Maria Island. Our number one service is our free, call for a ride service. However, Island Beach Monkeys offers more than merely free rides.

Off-Island Rides

Because we have expanded our fleet, we can now offer rides to and from Bradenton, Cortez, Longboat Key, St. Armand's Circle, Downtown Sarasota, and even Siesta Key.  With advance notice, we can go about anywhere in the Tampa Bay area.  Contact Us now to schedule your ride.  Off-Island trips use our Mini-Bus or our SUV.

Airport and Cruise Ship Shuttles:

We can take you to Tampa International (TPA), Sarasota-Bradenton (SRQ) or Clearwater (PIE) Airports in our Mini-Bus or SUV. Airport transportation should be scheduled in advance, to ensure we get you there in plenty of time. Likewise, we can get you to, or pick you up from the Port of Tampa and the Cruise Departure docks.

Special Event & Sports Event Services

Island Beach Monkeys can offer transportation for your special event!  We have already helped the Chamber of Commerce shuttle festival-goers to and from remote parking for Pine Avenue events.  In fact, Island Beach Monkeys has acted as adjunct transportation for every Island Festival since our inception.  We can also take a group to The Hard Rock Casino, Tropicana Field, McKetchnie Field, or Ed Smith Stadium,  If your organization is planning a special event, and you need help with transportation or parking lot shuttles, contact us.  Island Beach Monkeys can help.  Special Event transportation can include Golf Carts, our Mini-Bus, and/or our SUV.

Wedding Services

Anna Maria Island has become a top "Destination Wedding" site.  Island Beach Monkeys offers an alternative to stuffy limousine service for the Bridal Party and guests. We also offer sober driving services for Bachelor and Bachelorette parties, as well as advice on where these parties should go.  And yes, that includes recommendations for "traditional Bachelor Party" activities.  We can also shuttle guests to and from wedding and reception locations.  If your venue has limited on-site parking, we can also shuttle guests to and from satellite parking.

Designated Driver Service

Planning an Island Pub Crawl, or just celebrating an everyday Saturday night?  Island Beach Monkeys can act as a "sober driver" for your party.  We can now offer sober-driver services on or off Anna Maria Island.  We regularly pick up from places such as The Clam Factory, Riverwalk, Aces Lounge, Old Main Street Pub, and Clancy's.

Island Tours

All of our staff live, work, and play in Anna Maria.  We know all of the hidden spots on the Island, as well as the more popular ones.  See the Island from one of our open-air vehicles, or from our Mini-Bus!  Every tour is personalized according to the tourists' interests.  Interested in Island history?  Want to see the spots Hollywood picked for movie scenes?  Want to tour the beaches or the fishing spots?  Interested in learning more about a particular neighborhood?  Our staff can plan the perfect tour for your group.  Contact us today to arrange for your own, personalized tour.  Tours should be scheduled a minimum of one day in advance.

Errands and Shopping

Need a ride just to run errands?  Not sure where to go to shop for a particular item or souvenir?  Want to shop at the famous St. Armand's Circle or the Ellenton Outlet Mall?  Don't want to lug groceries back on the Trolley?  Want to check out The Fresh Market or Connie's Produce?  Let Island Beach Monkeys take you for a shopping tour, or let us drive you to run your errands.  WE know the best places to shop, as well as the hours our local businesses are open.

Kiteboarding Pick-Up Services

Kiteboarding from one end of the Island to the other, and need someone to pick up you and your rig?  Call Island Beach Monkeys before you take off to arrange for us to meet you for a pick-up.

Trolley Alternative

Tired of waiting for the Trolley?  Frustrated by full trolleys or having to change trolley's to complete a trip? Call Island Beach Monkeys, or just flag us down as we pass your trolley stop.Our distinctive vehicles are painted to be easily recognizable.  Our light-enhanced Mini-Bus can be easily spotted, even after dark.  

Just Looking for Something to Do?

It's a grey day, or you're just tired of the Beach, and you are looking for something to do.  Call Island Beach Monkeys.  We can suggest appropriate activities, as well as carrying you to them.  Recent activity suggestions include weekend Arts & Crafts festivals, the DaVinci exhibit at the South Florida Museum, the Splash Park at GT Bray Park, the Nature Walk at Leffis Key, and shopping on Pine Avenue.  We're also knowledgable about musician schedules, so we can suggest where to go to catch a local band that matches your tastes in music.  We also can recommend restaurants at every price range, from fast food to five star dining.

Business Services

Island Beach Monkeys also offers a number of business services.  We have advertising opportunities in addition to our business transportation services.  Advertising on our current fleet is filling up quickly; contact us today to reserve prime spots on expansion vehicles.  We also offer advertising opportunities on our website.  Please see our Advertising Information Page for additional details.


Island Beach Monkeys: Anywhere AMI and Beyond!

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The Monkey Bus in the St. Paddy's Day Parade
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