South Venice Boat Ramp

south venice boat ramp

This may just look like a boat ramp… but to those who use it… it is a gateway to paradise.

Boat Ramp Access for 2023 is now available for purchase.  Use will need Boat FL#, trailer plate#, and vehicle plate#.  For a resident rate, you will also need a tax or utility bill.  Please fill out Sign-Up Sheet and Users Agreement.  Please fill out paperwork before your arrival.

Click here for 2023 Boat Ramp Sign-Up Sheet:  2023 Boat Ramp Access Sign Up Sheet

Boat Ramp User’s Agreement:  2023 Boat Ramp Users Agreement

Boat Ramp Purchasing Rules: 2023 Boat Ramp Access Web Rules

Streets & Map for Resident Rate Purchases:  Streets & Map

Boat Ramp Access Ramp Phone App:  Master Vault Lock Enterprise – blue with a lock

You can purchase boat ramp access at our office, located at 720 Alligator Dr., Venice, FL  34293 on Tuesday’s, Thursday’s or Saturday’s from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm or mail in the paperwork to 720 Alligator Dr., Venice, FL  34293

Going out for a nice quiet ride? Enjoy this Boat Ramp at any time you feel the need for a great day on the water.  Feel free to explore our wonderful intracoastal waterway and the Gulf of Mexico at your leisure.

You may launch your boat from the ramp and leave your car and trailer in the parking area nearby during daylight hours.  Current Ramp Access will open the gate for launching. Regulations apply and a Boat Ramp User’s Agreement must be signed, before purchase.  Please be sure to park in the designated area.  If friends join you at the boat ramp, please have them park closer to the ferry, in order to leave room for boat trailer parking.

Remember that keeping the area clean and free of any rubbish is your responsibility.  If you bring food supplies or cans with you, take them with you when you leave.  Trash cans cannot be maintained at the site.

As a reminder:  You must lock the lock at the gate after launching or removing your boat.  Violators will have their access revoked.  Be sure to have decals in your vehicle and on your trailer.  This is to keep the ones who have not paid from using your dock that you have paid for.

Please do not launch kayaks or canoes in this area.  We ask that you use the kayak/canoe launch area, located near the ferry.  

Enjoy world-class tarpon fishing off the beach in the Gulf, back-water flats fishing, snorkeling, shelling, island/sand-bar hopping, skiing, picnicking and the list goes on . . . only limited by your imagination!  All of this is just a moment from your front door!  Paradise awaits.