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Tampa Water Taxi Company

Harbour Island, Tampa, FL 33602
+1 888-665-8687
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US$ 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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  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“captain larry” (58 reviews)
“dolphin tour” (13 reviews)
“history tour” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Harbour Island, Tampa, FL 33602
+1 888-665-8687
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

Called 3 times and Captain Larry informed that the weather forecast for the next few days was not good so did not want to risk going out into the bay. When we finally did manage to go out it was well worth the wait. Saw...More

Thank Alan M
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We were able to book a last-minute dolphin cruise in July and it didn't disappoint! Captain Larry was a fantastic guide and we were able to see tons of dolphins fairly close to the boat. We took our 8-year-old and she loved it as well!

Thank ec76
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Captain Larry was quite accommodating for a last minute boat ride. He communicated clearly and in such a friendly way, and made the day very special for our young adult children! You can tell he truly cares about his customers. We look forward to a...More

Thank DRTheisen
CaptLarry, General Manager at Tampa Water Taxi Company, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Thank you for your kind words. We try to make all our guests feel special (they are). Thanks Capt. Larry

Reviewed 1 July 2017

First of all Captain Larry is great. He knows his boats, he knows the water, the weather patterns to look out for and he knows how to spot dolphins from up to 2 miles away. He greeted us as we boarded, we drove to another...More

Thank Jennie E
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Just a spur of the moment .. we jumped on the water taxi! Very nice! Took it to Rick's on the River. Great ride!

Thank Carla I
CaptLarry, General Manager at Tampa Water Taxi Company, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

Thank You. We are here to make you time in Tampa the best it can be.

Reviewed 30 April 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
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Britini A
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.
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
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

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