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Mini Speedboat Gulf Tour in St. Petersburg

Mini Speedboat Gulf Tour in St. Petersburg

Get ready to experience the adventure of a lifetime on this Mini Speedboat Gulf Tour in St. Petersburg. It's St. Pete's most exciting tour!

On this guided and narrated tour with a twist, you are the captain of your own speedboat. Follow your trained and knowledgeable guides to experience the best of both worlds – the THRILL of driving your own speedboat - and the safety of having a skilled guide introduce you to the beauty of the Florida Gulf Coast.

Located in serene Tampa Bay, this 2 hour adventure will take you by the beautiful National Wildlife Refuges and pass the historic Fort de Soto Park. There's a stop at Egmont Key for a little walk around the island, weather permitting.

You may see pods of bottle nose dolphins, manatees, gopher tortoises and numerous varieties of local birds. Book a tour today to guarantee an unforgettable experience for the whole family!

Driving these 13 foot mini speed boats is exhilarating as well as easy and suitable for first time boaters.

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Tour/Activity Details

Length

2 hours

Time

9:00 am, 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm & 5:00 pm daily

48 Hours Minimum Advance Booking Required. Minimum order is 2 persons. A Variable Fuel Surcharge Fee is Payable at Check-In on the Day of the Tour. Tour does not include hotel pick up; departure is from St. Petersburg Beach (details on your E-Ticket). Please order online or call to order or for more information.

Description

Includes:

  • Your own F13 mini speed boat
  • USCG approved life jacket
  • Bottled water
  • Instruction covering boating basics, rules of the road, tour hand signals and a professional trained guide leading and narrating the tour

About the boats:

  • Your boat is very safe, stable, and comfortable.
  • Boats are equipped with all the necessary Coast Guard approved safety equipment.
  • Each boat can carry up to 3 persons and is powered by a super-quiet, eco friendly 30 horsepower outboard motor.
  • Easy to drive! You will be sitting in a comfortable cushioned seat. You steer the wheel just like a car, and have a throttle on your side with 3 positions (forward, neutral, reverse). You can cruise slow or as fast as a jetski.
  • Boats do have a storage compartment but bags can get wet - so beware.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there any restrictions or weight requirements? -- Yes, there is a per boat weight limit of 500 lbs. A small child (under 50 lbs) is allowed to sit in the middle. You must be 18 years or older to drive a boat by yourself.

Any health restrictions? -- Although usually calm, the waters can be choppy at times. Those with neck or back problems or a recent surgery should not participate. Pregnant women should not participate.

Will I get wet? -- The boats are very dry and you should not get wet.

What should I wear/bring? -- If the weather is a bit chilly, long pants and a jacket are fine on the boat. If you choose, a bathing suit or shorts on warmer days is always comfortable. Wear what you would to the beach, depending on the temperature. Other suggestions: Sandals or flip-flops, a towel, sun block, sunglasses.

Can we switch drivers? -- Absolutely! You will stop several times during the tour and you can switch drivers if you like when the boats are stopped.

What if I am by myself and have not arranged for a Single Boat? -- If there is another single on the tour, then you may be paired together and you can make a new friend. If not, then you get the boat to yourself.

What if I have never driven a boat? -- No problem! The boats are very simple to operate and your guide will make sure you are fully comfortable with the operation before you leave the dock.

48 Hours Minimum Advance Booking Required. Minimum order is 2 persons. A Variable Fuel Surcharge Fee is Payable at Check-In on the Day of the Tour. Tour does not include hotel pick up; departure is from St. Petersburg Beach (details on your E-Ticket). Please order online or call to order or for more information.

Cancellation Policy

There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change policy

If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can only be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

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October 21, 2017

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