FAQ’s

FAQ’s

You asked…we answered.  Here are the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions about Beer Can Island

Q: Where is Beer Can Island located?
A: Pine Key aka Beer Can Island is located 2 miles offshore west of Apollo Beach in Tampa Bay.
A: There are 2 places that are “Nicknamed” Beer Can Island in the Bay area, LongBoat Key has a stretch of sand “not an island” nicknamed Beer Can Island…
Our island “Pine Key” has been nicknamed Beer Can Island for decades by the locals.
Q: How do you get to Beer Can Island?
A: Pine Key aka Beer Can Island is only accessible by boat, we have a handful of recommended charter companies on our main page, scroll to the bottom.
Q: Does Beer Can Island have a bathroom?
A: The island currently has porta potties that are available to members.
Q: Do I have to be a member to visit Beer Can Island?
A: No, You do not need to be a member to visit the island, however you do need a membership in order to purchase food or beverage at the tiki bar, click this link to view the different membership options for Pine Key aka Beer Can Island.
Q: Can I kayak to Beer Can Island
A: We do not recommend it, the island is 2 miles offshore or further depending where you launch from. Florida weather can change quickly, stay safe out there!
Q: Is Beer Can Island Private?
A: Yes, Pine Key Tampa Bay, formerly known as Beer Can Island, is a privately owned, 11-acre slice of paradise located just offshore in Tampa Bay. In 2017, it was purchased by a team who have been working hard to improve the island and add facilities.
Q: Is Beer Can Island Family friendly?
A: Yes, Absolutely, The island is frequented by families and people of all ages, plus we have a giant slide and other beach games to keep the kiddos entertained.
Q: Are dogs allowed on Beer Can Island?
A: Yes, well behaved pets are allowed with a leash at all times. If your dog doesn’t behave well or you do not clean up after your dog, you will be asked to keep your dog on your boat.
Q: Is camping allowed on Beer Can Island?
A: Yes, with a reservation, only available to boat or gold members, contact us directly for availability.
Q: What is the closest boat ramp to Beer Can Island?
A: Williams Park, Apollo Beach Marina or Davis Island are great places to launch from.
Q: What are the costs for a private party?
A: Contact us directly for a quote.
Q: Can I throw a private party on the island?
A: Yes, we can host and cater any type of event, such as Birthday Parties, Corporate events, Team Building, Weddings etc…
Q: Is food available on Beer Can Island?
A: Yes, when we are open.
Q: what’s going on this weekend?
A: There’s always something for everyone from ages 4-104. We encourage you to check out our events tab for the most up to date events or follow us on Facebook @BeerCanIsland
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