With over 4000 years of people living in Tampa, learn about how this city grew from a Spanish outpost to the fastest growing city in Florida.
This tour takes you step by step through the evolution. As you cruise along the waters in our roomy vessels, history unfolds all around you. Our guides have little known facts about our city and share them with you. Many locals have said "I have lived here all my life, and I did not know that about Tampa." When you leave our tour you will know more than most of the locals! Being one of the picturesque harbors in Florida, Tampa harbor abounds with history on all sides. The waterfront features museums, shipyards, and million dollar homes. See the Pirate ship, Gabriella, up close and learn our pirate history. Ask or guides, "what's a pirate beard in Tampa?" You will be surprised by the answer. View the most beautiful building in Tampa, The Plant Hotel. Learn how Tampa became a city, and who made it happen.