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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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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Captain Larry is a Fantastic Tour Guide and his knowledge of Tampa history and skill find dolphins is a trip to be remembered, Highly recommended as a must do if your in the Tampa area 5 Star *****

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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We did this on a bit of a whim, looking for something to do after visiting the zoo. Larry was great at taking us around Harbour Island showing us some of the sites. But the best part was the dolphins. Not only did he locate...More

Thank DowntownBrown1975
Reviewed 14 December 2016

This was a last minute trip, but it was worth every penny. Very well coordinated (even when it was last minute) and it didn't dissapoint,. Great way to spend your afternoon with great views The captain went above and beyond to make sure we saw...More

Thank Arnaldo R
Reviewed 13 December 2016

My family was in Tampa because we were seeking medical attention for my mom, after her appointment we took her and my family to downtown Tampa and we saw this boat promoting to see dolphins and worked as taxi around the bay so we said...More

1  Thank Diana R
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Captain Larry picked us up downtown Tampa, we found parking near by the Sheraton Hotel. We went on a Thursday for my Birthday for the Dolphin Tour. It was just us and we had a great time! Captain Larry is very informative about the whole...More

Thank hmoller1
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We wanted to go on a Dolphin tour, Captain Larry picked us up at the dock behind our Hotel. He took us out and gave us an awesome tour of Tampa Bay and gave us the history behind it. The whole time he was talking...More

Thank john g
Reviewed 3 August 2016

We started our experience with Captain Larry and his First Mate Jeremiah on a Tampa History Tour. Both Larry and Jeremiah were very friendly and personable. We learned about the history of Tampa, and every question we had was answered. Larry's knowledge of Tampa history...More

Thank B714210
Reviewed 2 May 2016

It was my first time on the water taxi, because we were in town for the riverfest. It was relaxing to chill on the taxi and watch everything that was going on around us. That day, because of the event, they only had 3 stops....More

Thank Ellie W
Reviewed 1 May 2016

On APRIL 30TH My Friend and I went on the water tour to see the dolphins and boy did we see them. WE went on the 2pm tour. CAPTAIN LARRY AND SEBASTIAN were great they made us feel like family. They told us things we...More

Thank lrushton51
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

A small, open boat tour of the rich and famous homes viewed from the water of Tampa Bay and the Hillsborough River. Lots of fun facts, fabulous homes (Derek Jeter), and interesting architecture and history of Tampa Florida. For $25 you get over an hour's...More

2  Thank Buffaloescapee
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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