It\'s a great day for a ride on the Pirate Water Taxi. We are open! 
It's a great day for a ride on the Pirate Water Taxi. We are open! 
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Cruise Downtown Tampa and enjoy the beautiful sights of the holiday season. Pass beneath the lighted bridges to enter the Hillsborough River for a one-of-a-kind tour. Enjoy a whimsical narration on the first half of the cruise and then join in with Christmas Carolers on the second half, while sipping on hot chocolate and a delicious holiday cookie in hand. There is no better way to experience the Holidays in Tampa!

Departure Location: Tampa Convention Center (Pirate Water Taxi Home Dock: Stop #7)

Boarding Time: 5-10 minutes prior to Departure

Departure Times:
6:00pm, 7:00pm, 8:00pm, 9:00pm, 10:00pm

Cruise Length: 45 minutes

Ticket Prices: 

  • Adult: $25.00 + tax
  • Child (ages 4-12): $15.00 + tax


  • 45-minute cruise along the Hillsborough River through the newly lighted bridges, spreading Holiday cheer
  • Holiday cookies and hot chocolate
  • Sing along Christmas Carols
  • Boarding photo available for purchase
  • Beer and wine available for purchase on board

Terms: Tickets for these cruises are NON-refundable AND NON-transferable. Customer may put reservation under another person’s name if they cannot make it. Not valid with any vouchers, discounts or other offers. No outside food or drink, or video/audio recording are permitted.