Our most common question is when is the best time to visit the Tampa Bay area. We feel it is a nice place to visit year round, Tampa Bay is most popular with tourist during the Spring months. That is when our boat tours are most popular. We recommend advanced reservations during February, March, April and May. Tampa Bay is actually a body of water not a physical location, it isthe largest open-water estuary in Florida, that encompasses four cities — Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater and Bradenton. Our sightseeing, sunset cruise and dolphin watching boat tours depart from Gulfport, FL located in the heart of Tampa Bay. Our marina has the best access too explore the waters of Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico.