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It\'s a great day to hop on the Pirate Water Taxi! Open daily at 11:30 AM.
It's a great day to hop on the Pirate Water Taxi! Open daily at 11:30 AM.
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Annual Pass

Annual Pass – $89.95

Enjoy the Pirate Water Taxi Downtown Route all year, become an Annual Pass-holder today!

Annual Pass-holder Benefits
  • Annual passes are valid for one (1) year from the date of purchase.
  • Annual pass-holders receive unlimited rides aboard regularly scheduled downtown service. See restrictions below.
  • Annual Pass Card – you will receive one card per pass-holder.
  • Annual Pass-holders can purchase an additional all day or after 6 PM pass for a guest and receive $5 off per ticket (discount valid for up to 3 guest per annual pass-holder, per day). Discounted tickets must be purchased aboard the water taxi or at the ticket booth. Annual pass-holder must be present for the discount to be valid for their guest(s).

Annual passes do not guarantee water taxi admission, especially during high attendance periods. All boats first board guests with a wristband on a first come, first serve basis following all other guests in line on a first come, first serve basis. Admission and availability are subject to capacity limitations and other closures. Other restrictions may apply.

Pass-holder Restrictions
  • Annual passes are not valid for private charters, special events or holiday cruises, including:
    • Gasparilla Invasion (ALL DAY) 
    • River O Green Fest (ALL DAY)
    • July 4th Fireworks Cruises (Evening Only)
    • Haunted River Tours – Select nights in October (Pass-holders receive  Discount on select nights)
    • River of Lights Holiday Cruises – Select nights in December (Pass-holders Discount on select nights)
    • Holiday Lighted Boat Parade – December (Evening Only)
    • New Year’s Eve Fireworks Cruises (Evening Only)
    • Special event shuttles or new routes 
  • Pass-holders 16 years of age or older please be prepared to present your annual pass card (with a photo ID) at the ticket booth or on board the water taxi at any of the stops. The name on the ID must match the information on your annual pass card. Only (1) wristband will be issued per day. Lost wristbands will not be replaced.
  • The passholder named on your annual pass card MUST be present each time your annual pass is used.
  • Annual passes are NOT refundable, transferable or valid for resale.
  • Passes will be revoked for misuse.
  • The Captain has the right to refuse service and admission aboard the taxi to any pass-holder that presents a security or safety concern.
Existing 2-pack & 4-pack Passes
  • As of October 1, 2019 the 2-pack and 4-pack annual passes have been discontinued. All current 2-pack and 4-pack passes will be valid until expiration date on card.
People looking out at pirate ship from taxi
Couple looking out from taxi at Downtown Tampa
Downtown Tampa Taxi