Our Tampa Bay boat tours are true eco excursions, we are all about exploring remote places. The tour boat is a 18 passenger U.S. Coast Guard Inspected vessel, it was custom built to specifically experience nature and wildlife, designed for shallow water uncharted type excursions. We get as close to all the sights as possible, we can literally park our tour boat on the beach. Tour boat is open air, with upfront covered passenger seating with 360 degree unobstructed views, you are literally seated along the edge of the water. The captain will transport you to the best places to view the sights, from wildlife to lighthouses, all while you learn about the maritime history of the area. The open air small boat experience provides an immersion with the landscape, all while allowing us to quietly and closely approach the natural environment in away no other tour boat can. *THIS IS NOT a slow cabin cruiser wine and cheese type tour, ferry boat ride or booze cruise that only go around in circles for a few miles. Your captain will cruise at speeds which will require you to hold on to your hat, this tour is for you if you think wind and a sea spray make for a good day. We cover all the local sights, exploring over 20 miles of area waterways, including the back waters channels of Tampa Bay and ICW waterways around Tampa, St Petersburg and Clearwater.
NATURE – HISTORY – WILDLIFE
Explore the Tampa Bay waters around St Pete Beach, Fort Desoto, Boca Ciega Bay Aquatic Preserve, Egmont Key Lighthouse and Shell Key Preserve. Your captain/guide will cruise you through remote shallow water mangrove islands in a custom built Coast Guard inspected boat specifically designed to experience the sights as closely as possible. During the holidays and the high season (February, March, April, May) it is important to reserve boat tours as far in advance as possible. Our boat tours and sunset cruise depart daily from our Skyway Marina District boat slip located at the Gulfport Municipal Marina in St Petersburg, Florida, a short drive from Tampa, St Pete Beach and Clearwater Beach. Our marina is close to the boutique shops and amazing restaurants found in the charming Art District of Gulfport, FL a true old Florida vibe in the heart of St Petersburg and the best marina to depart from to explore the best of what Tampa Bay has to offer. Book online or call 727-513-0077.
WE LIMIT OUR GROUP TOURS TO MAXIMUM OF 14 PASSENGERS TO ASSURE FOR A MUCH MORE COMFORTABLE GROUP EXPERIENCE. WE DO ALLOW UP TO 18 PASSENGERS ON PRIVATE CHARTERS.
SCENIC BOAT TOURS & SUNSET CRUISE
Sightseeing Boat Tour
20 Miles – 1.5 hr. Boat Tour – $34 Adult $24 Child
Join us for a beautiful scenic cruise around the waters of Tampa Bay, St Pete Beach, Fort Desoto, Shell Key and the Gulf of Mexico. Learn about the history of the Tampa Bay area, local beaches, mangrove islands and wildlife viewing.
Points of Interest: Fort Desoto, Boca Ciega Bay Aquatic Preserve, Shell Key Preserve, Tampa Bay, Gulf of Mexico, Sunshine Skyway Bridge. Includes Local History, Maritime History, Dolphins, Sea Birds, and Intracoastal Waterways and the occasional Manatee Sighting.
Book online or call 727-513-0077
Sunset Boat Tour
25 Miles – 2 hr. Sunset Cruise – $39 Adult $29 Child
End your day enjoying the sights and sounds as the world settles in. Birds flying to roost, fishing boats returning from Gulf of Mexico; these evening cruises go a little longer, but are much like our scenic boat tour. Our sunset cruises are always scheduled at the optimal time and best location to experience sunset before returning to the marina with the different hues of the setting sun lighting up the sky in the background.
Book online or call 727-513-0077
KAYAK TOUR ADVENTURE
1.5 Hr. Guided Mangrove Tour – $29 Adults $19 Child (Ages 4 -12, 3 and Under are Free)
10:30 – 12:00 Kayak Tour
Our mangrove kayak tours are a unique way to experience a hidden urban oasis. Explore a protected estuary that feeds the beautiful Boca Ciega Bay. This is the ultimate way to get-a-way from it all and escape the hustle and bustle of crowed tourist sites. Imagine losing yourself in a maze like environment of narrow mangrove passages and tunnels. These hour-n-half naturalist led trips are the best way to immerse yourself in Tampa Bay’s natural environment.
BOAT & KAYAK TOUR COMBO
Want to explore even more and experience the best of both worlds? Book our Boat & Kayak Tour Combo, add a 1.5 hr. sightseeing boat tour for $20. After you complete kayak tour you will have time for a snack/restroom break before boarding tour boat and exploring over 20 miles of Tampa Bay by boat, including remote islands and the Gulf of Mexico. See our Boat Tours for more details.
4 Hr. Boat & Kayak Combo – $49 Adults $39 Child (Ages 4 -12, 3 and Under are Free)
10:30 – 2:30 Boat & Kayak Tour
Points of interest: Clam Bayou, Boca Ciega Bay Aquatic Preserve. Includes Local History, Maritime History, Wading Birds, and Intracoastal and the occasional Manatee Sighting.
Book online or call 727-513-0077
Tampa Bay Scenic Boat Tours & Sunset Cruise
Tampa Bay Boat Tours
Scenic boat tours and sunset cruise that explore the waters of Tampa Bay, Florida.
What’s Your Boat Tour Refund/Cancelation Policy?
Reservations must be canceled 48 hours before the reserved date of scheduled boat tour. If you scheduled a Monday tour, then you must cancel the Saturday, 2 days before in order to receive a full refund. If we cancel a boat tour do to weather we then give you the option to reschedule or have us issue an immediate refund.
Do we offer private boat tours?
Yes, though private boat tours can not be reserved online. Call us to reserve a private tour as far in advance as possible.
Are Reservations Required?
Yes, all boat tours must be reserved in advance with a credit card before scheduled departure time.
What if there is Bad Weather?
All boat tours are dependent on the weather and things like wind, tide, current are always factors. Boat tours are fun, but Safety First is always practiced and if there is any reason for caution we will cancel tours. We will notify everyone as soon as possible once we decide to cancel a tour. Our goal to make a determination 2 hours before a scheduled tour time, but sometimes weather can abruptly change at tour time then the captain will then make a go or not go decision.
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