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Tampa Water Taxi Company

Harbour Island, Tampa, FL 33602
+1 888-665-8687
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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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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 21 April 2016

If your visiting the ares for the first time I Would try it. Nice 1 hour tour,the captain was nice,knowledge and entertaining costs 20.00 and they offer you bottled water.

Thank floridalovers_7
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Capt. Larry is an Old Salt that is truly refreshing in this over-commercialized environment. He's so down to earth and truly knows the Tampa area inside & out. Our trip was an unexpected adventure that exceeded our group's expectations. We had the treat of a...More

Thank Liz T
Reviewed 14 April 2016

My family and I were down to visit Clearwater Marie Aquarium and took the taxi across to the main attraction. The captain and staff were wonderful and polite to us . We thought we were taking the free shuttle provided by the Aquarium. We are...More

Thank Carolyn T
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Our Family of four took Capt. Larry's Famous People's House Tour on a Monday. The Capt. was personable, humorous, and knowledgeable. The four of us had a great trip. We saw dolphins at several different places on the route, we learned about Tampa's fictitious pirate...More

Thank DaveHom1796
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Captain Larry was very nice and knowledgeable. We had a great tour of the bays and got to see a lot of great real-estate and hear about celebrities with property on the bay. We did see some fins but no up-close sightings of dolphins. However,...More

Thank jmarker81
Reviewed 15 March 2016

A one man operation that takes you on various types of cruises in Tampa harbor and on the Hillsborough river. He tell you about the history, who lives in various houses, and about some of the interesting sites. He will pick you up at the...More

Thank srob8670
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Captain Larry was just fantastic! Had a thoroughly enjoyable tour of the Bay. Learned about sunsets, fishing, celebrities, real estate, history and you name it. Top notch!

Thank MacFin
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Our family included locals and out of town members. Larry, our guide, made the cruise interesting to both. If you live in Tampa, you probably don't know it all. If you're visiting, you need to hear it all! We enjoyed great weather and wonderful scenery....More

Thank sjmchale
Reviewed 21 February 2016

This was the best dolphin interaction we have ever had ! Well worth it and sightings are guaranteed. Captain Larry is excellent in his knowledge of and repect of dolphins, in his seamanship and in his care and service to his passengers. Don't miss this...More

1  Thank Zeigezunt
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

We had great fun. We took both the dolphin watching tour and the historic Tampa tour. Captain Larry was lots of fun and the other passengers had a great time too.

Thank NMM1776
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Britini A
Are you by any chance allowed to smoke a cigar on a sunset tour?
4 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.
14 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?
28 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