Tampa History Cruise


1 hour 30 minutes (Approx.)
Free cancellation
1 - 15
Mobile ticket

Overview

One of the most picturesque harbors in Florida, Tampa Harbor abounds with history on all sides. The waterfront features museums, shipyards and million dollar homes. See the Pirate ship "Gabriella" up close, view the most beautiful building in Tampa "the Plant Hotel" and learn how Tampa became a city.

Inclusions

  • History Cruise
  • Bottled water
  • Soda/Pop

What to expect

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Henry B. Plant Museum, 401 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33606-1450

With 4, 000 years of people living in Tampa on this cruise, you will learn about how this this city grew from a Spanish outpost to the fastest growing city in Florida. This tour takes you step by step through the evolution of the city and as you cruise along the waters, the history unfolds all around you.

Your guides will divulge little known facts about this city and share them with you. Many locals have said "I have lived here all my life and never knew that about Tampa!" When you leave this tour, you will know more than locals!

Learn more than you image possible about Pirates and their history in Tampa. See the Pirate ship “Gabriella” up close and be sure to ask your guide "what's a Pirate beard in Tampa?" You will be surprised at the answer!

Pass By: Tampa Water Taxi Company, Harbour Island, Tampa, FL 33602

With 4, 000 years of people living in Tampa on this cruise, you will learn about how this this city grew from a Spanish outpost to the fastest growing city in Florida. This tour takes you step by step through the evolution of the city and as you cruise along the waters, the history unfolds all around you.

Your guides will divulge little known facts about this city and share them with you. Many locals have said "I have lived here all my life and never knew that about Tampa!" When you leave this tour, you will know more than locals!

Learn more than you image possible about Pirates and their history in Tampa. See the Pirate ship “Gabriella” up close and be sure to ask your guide "what's a Pirate beard in Tampa?" You will be surprised at the answer!

Meeting point

PWT3 - History Center/Amalie Arena, Tampa, FL 33602, USA

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Covid-19 Health operation for our tours. We have lowered the capacity of our vessels from 45 to 15 to allow for social distancing of each group on the boat. Our boats will be sanitized between each departure. ALL guests are required to wear a face covering (nose and mouth) at all times. Boarding will be refused to any guest not wearing a face covering without a refund. We care about your and our staff's health. So Thank You for your cooperation it is appreciated.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Guests will be seated in group sections only with there party.

Exclusions

  • Parking
  • Transportation to/from attraction
  • Gratuities (optional}

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
Jill_L
May 2022

I booked this tour on Viator about 2 hrs before it was to start. I paid for parking and stood in the Florida sun for 30 minutes past when the tour was suppose to start before I finally found the phone number for the tour company. They informed me that they had told Viator early that morning that...

Robert_E
April 2022

Excellent boat captain. Very knowledgeable. Fun time. That's all I have to other than it was a worthwhile experience.

charlie k
April 2022

it was very informative and led by a terrific captain/narrator brimming with interesting anecdotes and insights.

Crystal_K
April 2022

Very interesting and enjoyable!! The guide a was knowledgeable and friendly and the ride was very pleasant.

LefthandedLucy
April 2022

We took this boat tour with Larry as our Captain. This was the most informative, well run boat tour we have ever taken. Captain Larry is an expert in the history of Tampa. The microphone that Larry uses makes it easy to capture every word he has to share, even when there are people yapping b...

Lynn_V
April 2022

Loved all the history! Our Captain had lots of great stories to share about the area! I learned so much about Tampa that I didn't know before the tour

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