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Tampa Water Taxi Company

Harbour Island, Tampa, FL 33602
+1 888-665-8687
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USD 29.99*
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Tampa History Cruise
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1.5-hour Dolphin Sightseeing Cruise from Tampa
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The Tampa Water Taxi Company Has Dolphin, History, Harbor and Famous People home tours on the beautiful waters of Tampa Bay for 11 years. Want to see a wild Dolphin with in 5 feet JOIN US. Want to learn the History of Tampa that goes back 4000 years we can show and tell you. Our Professional Tour guides will educate and entertain you and your guests. We are not a generic boat ride that has a boat driver reading a script. That is why our tours are not one size fits all. Join us for a lifelong memory of Tampa.
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  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Harbour Island, Tampa, FL 33602
+1 888-665-8687
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Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Earlier today I scratch dolphin watching off my bucket list!! The tour was magnificent and beyond my expectations. Not only is Captain Larry personable, professional, entertaining and funny... but his knowledge on dolphins is so vast it made the experience so much more! I recommend...More

Thank Stella D
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Great view of the city, dolphins, and history! I learned things I didn't know and got to see part of tampa you couldn't otherwise see

Thank RCWindermere
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I had an incredible experience with Captain Larry. I booked ahead of time as we stayed in Clearwater and confirmed the tour that day on my way into Tampa. We had dolphins nearly jump into the boat they were that close. It was an incredible...More

Thank FamilyGal3
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I walked up to the pier at 12:25 for a 12:30 tour. I would have been a few minutes earlier than that but my Uber driver had no idea what to do either the address they provided and dropped me off a block away at...More

Thank andreabuffalo
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Geared more toward tourists but our downtown employer used the service as part of our holiday party. Whether you are using it practically to get from one point to another or as a way to see Tampa from the water, pretty nice way to go.

Thank 3lionsfan
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Our first visit to Tampa. After driving around downtown to get a feel for it, we came across the Tampa River and found the Tampa Water Taxi. We jumped aboard (hop on, hop off for $18 each all day) and really enjoyed ourselves. Covered taxi...More

Thank bridgebum2016
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We were booked on a tour today. Never received a cancellation notice or anything. Went to the location to meet up, and waited. Nothing. We even asked some locals to the industries to take us where we were to meet. That was a waste of...More

2  Thank sunnyocean2014
CaptLarry, General Manager at Tampa Water Taxi Company, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

We called, texted, and emailed you with the #s you supplied, because the weather was rainy and windy. We did this at 8 AM. These conditions we do not take guests out for an uncomfortable tour. We made your refund at the same time we...More

Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Nice trip. Larry the captain was extremely nice and so was his mate. not only do we see some dolphins but also a great boat ride

Thank modeltford2015
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We took this tour of Tampa Bay and was impressed. We saw a W W 11 Victory Ship. one of three left, a ship yard working on several ships. and the longest continuous side walks in the world. [ 4 1/2 miles] Then we saw...More

Thank jim w
Reviewed 24 January 2017

We had a grand time on the tour with Larry, the "captain" and his 2nd mate (Jeremiah?) providing interesting facts and some stories about Tampa as we cruised the waterline in the commercial waterway and other waterfront areas. Jeremiah even made a balloon puppy for...More

Thank suanddu
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Britini A
Are you by any chance allowed to smoke a cigar on a sunset tour?
5 May 2017|
Response from CaptLarry | Property representative |
We do not allow smoking on public tours. On private charters it is up to the charter if they or there guests smoke.
We have a group of six (two adults in our fifties and four adult children in their mid twenties) that are considering taking a tour the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Will you be working that day and would we be allowed to bring a small cooler with "adult beverages?" I assure you, we are not a rowdy bunch.
15 November 2016|
Response from CaptLarry | Property representative |
Thanks for your question. We are open 7/365 days a year. All of our tours are fun and address all ages of our guests. We do allow adult beverages to be brought , but we request that only cans or wine bottles with plastic... More
We are in Tampa this Friday, October 2nd. Do we need reservations for a dolphin tour in the late afternoon or evening?
29 September 2015|
Response from CaptLarry | Property representative |
Yes we need a reservation for our trips , as we pick you up by boat at more than one location in Tampa. The dolphin tours depart at 11 am 2 pm and 4 pm. We do have trips later in the day that go on the same route as the... More