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The Pirate Water Taxi

1 Oct

Tampa Bay is located on a so many beautiful bodies of water; the Gulf of Mexico, Tampa Bay, and the Hillsborough River to name a few. Until recently, Tampa wasn’t taking full advantage of all of this water. Sure, we have great beaches but what about urban waterways?

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Beautiful Tampa.

As the Riverwalk in downtown Tampa grows, so does the need for water transportation. Luckily, we now have the Pirate Water Taxi! For $15 for an adult, $8 for children, you can ride up and down the Hillsborough River and hop on and off as you please. You’ll get a narrated tour where you’ll learn all sorts of facts about Tampa while hopping around to restaurants, bars, museums, and parks!

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The Pirate Taxi runs seven days a week (weather pending of course), beginning at 10 am and running until 9 PM on weekdays, later on weekends. You can buy tickets online or onboard the taxi. They accept cash and credit cards.