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The Fourth of July is coming up and the Pirate Water Taxi wants you to celebrate our nation’s independence with a bang! Join us for an hour-long cruise where you’ll view Tampa’s city fireworks right above your head near Sparkman Wharf. All ages welcome. Lock in the lowest prices now!

Date: Sunday, July 4, 2021

Cruise: Fourth of July Fireworks Cruise

Departure Location: Tampa Convention Center Dock (Stop #7)

Ticket Prices: Starting at $50 for both adults and children.

You Can Cruise Also Under the Fireworks with
Yacht StarShip 4th of July Cruises!


Cruise Time: 8:45 – 9:45 p.m. (or end of fireworks show)

  • Fireworks start at approximately 9:00 p.m. 
  • All 4 Water Taxis will depart every 5 minutes beginning at 8:30PM. Boarding is first come, first serve.
  • Cruises will last 45-minutes to 1-hour. Water Taxis will return immediately after fireworks.


  • 1-hour cruise with a front row view of the 4th of July Fireworks at Armature Works
  • Beer and wine available for purchase
  • Bottled water

Terms: Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferrable. Customers may put reservations under another name if they cannot make it. Please remember that we do NOT accept annual passes, gift certificates or vouchers for special event or holiday cruises.

All events are subject to change.

Please Note: The Pirate Water Taxi regular route will be closing at 4:30 p.m. on July 4th.