Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What does is cost to charter the trolley for an event?
A: The Treasure Coast Trolley can be chartered by the hour for special events. Several factors determine the cost per hour such as: distance the trolley will travel, number of hours the trolley is needed, day of the week and time of year. It is best to call the Trolley office and speak with a reservationist who can determine the per hour charter rate.
Q: Can the trolley accommodate a wheelchair?
A: Yes, the trolley is handicap accessible with room for two wheelchairs and an electronic lift.
Q: Where do you buy tickets for the historic tours, craft brew tours and eco-adventures?
A: Call the trolley office and our staff can take your reservations and payment over the telephone or simply complete the reservation form under the heading of “Join a Tour” on this web site.
Q: Is the trolley air conditioned?
A: Yes, the trolley is air-conditioned during the warm months in Florida so we can keep our passengers cool. During the winter months, when we have an opportunity, we remove the windows so our passengers can experience the open fresh air, reminiscent of the original trolleys.
Q: Are the tours narrated?
A: Yes, our tours are narrated. Our historic tours are led by knowledgeable docents from the Indian River County Historical Society. Our eco-adventures are led by experienced air boat operators and environmentalists whose goal is to provide you with factual information about the beauty of our local nature. And, the owners and managers of the local craft breweries provide their guests with tours that explain their brewing processes.
Q: How far in advance should I book the trolley for a charter?
A: Brides, who desire the trolley for their wedding party transportation should realize the trolley needs to be reserved as soon as they set their wedding date. Most weddings take place on Saturdays, which means there is a limited number of brides we can serve during the year. If you are planning a family reunion or corporate event, organizing a festival for a nonprofit or want to use the trolley for a special birthday or anniversary celebration, be sure to call Treasure Coast Trolley office to check for availability right away.
Q: Where are the trolley pick up locations?
A: Pick up locations vary. Historical tours begin at the Indian River County Historical Society parking lot on 14th Avenue in Vero Beach. Eco-Adventures generally start at hotels, private homes or corporate offices. Our reservationists will work with you to establish a convenient pick up point.
Q: How far does the trolley travel?
A: The trolley covers the Treasure Coast area including Vero Beach, Melbourne, Port St. Lucie and Stuart.
Q: I want to organize a trolley tour for my neighborhood friends but I do not know where to begin. Can you help?
A: Of course! The trolley’s sister company is Goodtime Getaways, whose staff has been planning successful fun-filled travel adventures for twenty years. Call the office at 888-569-6068 with the destination you have in mind and they will work out all of the details for you.