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St Petersburg Speed Boat Adventure

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Experience the thrill of driving your own speedboat through the serene waters of Tampa Bay. For the entirety of this narrated tour, you’ll navigate and captain your own speedboat while following a trained and knowledgeable guide in a different boat. There is a two-way communication system mounted in each boat, so you'll be able to hear your guide throughout the tour. This speedboat adventure is a great way to see beautiful Tampa Bay from the water!
Highlights
  • Experience the rush of driving a speedboat with guidance of an expert
  • No prior speedboat experience is required
  • Learn the basics of boating before heading out on the water
  • Book in advance and choose one of several time slots available throughout the day
What to Expect
Before getting behind the helm, you’ll receive a standard safety orientation that covers boating basics and the rules of the water. You’ll then hop aboard a F-13 mini speedboat to explore the waters of Tampa Bay, from Fort DeSoto to Egmont Key and the Sunshine Skyway Bridge. While following a guide who will be in a separate boat, you’ll learn about the Florida coastline and get to view islands, national wildlife refuges, and the historic Fort De Soto Park, which covers five islands on the Gulf of Mexico and Tampa Bay. Plus, you’ll be able to make stops at various points of interest during the tour, as well as spot dolphins, manatees, tortoises, sea birds, and more.
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Important Information
Departure Point
1901 Pass a Grille Way, St Pete Beach, FL 33706, USA
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Your own F13 mini speedboat
  • United States Coast Guard-approved lifejacket
  • Professionally trained guide leading and narrating the tour
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for people with neck or back problems or a recent surgery to participate. Pregnant women should not participate.
  • Bring a swimsuit in the summer and a jacket in the winter, sandals or flip-flops, towel, sun block, sunglasses
  • The per-boat weight limit is 425 lbs (192kgs).
  • You must be 18 years or older to drive a boat by yourself
  • The boats do not have a storage compartment; bags can get wet
  • No experience or boating license required
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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My son and I went out for a tour with Derek. He was polite and informative and we had an amazing time. We will be back. Thank you!
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My boyfriend and I had such a great time! We definitely recommend this! The views were beautiful! Seeing dolphins was a plus! Overall, tons of fun! Worth it!
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Looking for something else to do besides hanging out on the beach? Book this speedboat adventure tour! I took a tour with my son and we loved it. Great guide, nice tour and fast boats!!
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Response from DayTrip30857548514, Owner at St Petersburg Speed Boat Adventure
Responded 30 Aug 2019
Marc, thank you again for getting out with us. So glad that you and your son had fun on your Speed Boat Adventure. We appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review.
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Great scenery, knowledgeable tour guide, We even got to see dolphins swimming. We definitely recommend doing this as a couple.lots of FUN
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Response from DayTrip30857548514, Owner at St Petersburg Speed Boat Adventure
Responded 30 Aug 2019
Awesome is what we are always shooting for! Thank you for the kind review and we look forward to seeing you next time you are in St. Pete.
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Tampa Speedboat tour was so much fun! Definitely worth the cost, my 10 yr old wanted to go again! I recommend booking a morning tour when it’s not so hot out, great time!
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By: Speed Boat Adventures
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Excursion171584
St. Petersburg, Florida
21
Fantastic day on the water
My son and I went out for a tour with Derek. He was polite and informative and we had an amazing time. We will be
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patonbee
Charlottetown, Canada
11
Speedboat
Had an awesome time, great guide, perfect thing to do to get out on the water and see some cool sights!
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736shawnm
Truro, Massachusetts
23
Friendly, Fun and Memorable
One if Not The Best Things To Do in St Petersburg or anywhere...!!! Easy to Drive, Beautiful Sightseeing and Very
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Crystal A
St. Pete Beach, Florida
11
An AMAZING time!
My wife and I went on the guided tour of the bay area yesterday and can not wait to go again! The speedboats are
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roswellramstroms
Woodstock, Georgia
21
Great ride!
I have taken the boat tour twice and both times it was a blast! The tour is definitely long enough, you get a
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Terri5808
Westfield, Indiana
32
Great time.
Such fun. We had an amazing time. Will definitely do again when I have friends and family visit. A must do.
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CaseyFrehe
11
bay tour fun
Fun way to get on the water and see parts of the bay and surroundings that are not easily seen. great narration,
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Global243383
11
Truly an Adventure you won't forget !!!
Had seen these speed boats on the water & called to book. Captain Derek explained you didn't need to have boating
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888catgirl
189
Thrilling speed boat ride
This was an amazing experience from beginning to end. Totally recommend it. You get to drive your own speedboat on
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LC2022
21
So much fun!
What a blast! Owner Derek and guide Lamont were awesome. Great tour of the area, saw dolphins, and went really
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PattynBo
Irwin, PA
1516
MUST DO!!!
This is by far the most fun thing you can do. The guys are awesome and the thrill of driving your own spped baot
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charlesdA9551FZ
Jacksonville, Florida
21
Wonderful Experience
Helpful and friendly crew. well worth the.money! We were met by an excellent crew and they went over boat
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Vacati0nDreaming
Knoxville, Tennessee
31
Fantastic
Excellant adventure! Lots of dolphins and plenty of zip in the boat to be exciting! My husband was smiling ear to
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nickratti
11
Awesome and Unique Experience
My wife and I had an excellent time. Our guide, along with the other members, were fantastic and really made the
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msmermaid71
Chicago, Illinois
11
Adventure on the water!
Would highly recommend this to anyone looking for adventure on the water! It was a lot of fun to be in total
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  • Duration: 1h 30m
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  • Languages Offered: English
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