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Tampa Water Taxi Company

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Address: Harbour Island, Tampa, FL 33602
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+1 888-665-8687
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09:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The Tampa Water Taxi Company Has Dolphin, History, Harbor and Famous People...

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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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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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... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2016
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Thomasville, Georgia
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Thomasville, Georgia
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7 reviews
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 so glad we had the opportunity to take the scenic route.

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Thank Carolyn T
Springfield, Virginia
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255 reviews
116 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 232 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 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 history, some of the buildings on the water, and saw the waterfront homes of the... More 

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Thank DaveHom1796
Kansas City, Missouri
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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, we were the only ones on the boat so it was a nice, leisurely boat... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 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 Tampa history center or most pier sites. Not expensive at all

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Thank srob8670
Oak brook, ill
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3 reviews
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!

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Thank MacFin
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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. The city is so different from the water's perspective. If you're new in town, third... More 

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Thank sjmchale
Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 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 opportunity to see wild dolphins playing alongside their human friends in boats... some even very... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 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.

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Lawrenceville, New Jersey
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2016

I took a double tour,a history tour of the Tampa Bay Area waterways and a scenic boat tour of famous peoples properties! Captain Larry was very knowledgeable about the whole area, only drawback was his hidden smoking, he needs to wait til tour is finished before he lights up! I'll gladly take this tour again!

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Philadelphia
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43 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2015

My wife and I booked the historical tour on Tampa Water Taxi for Christmas day. Captain Larry did a great job in giving us a good historical boat tour. He has a low key style, which I appreciate. The tour lasted about 2 hours and we were interested throughout the entire tour. His Boat was in very good condition and... More 

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