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Speed Boat Adventures

200 Madonna Blvd, St. Petersburg, FL 33715
727-744-3218
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Boat Tours
Owner description: Experience the adventure of a lifetime on our Speed Boat Adventure Tour! On this guided and narrated tour with a twist, you are the captain of your... more » Owner description: Experience the adventure of a lifetime on our Speed Boat Adventure Tour! On this guided and narrated tour with a twist, you are the captain of your own speedboat. Follow our 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 coast. Located in serene Tampa Bay, this 2 hour tour will take you by beautiful National Wildlife Refuges and pass by the historic Fort De Soto Park. 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! « less
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Orlando, FL
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

As the description says, you get to drive your own boat. We were a bit apprehensive because neither of us had ever driven any kind of boat (unless you count a canoe) but we were put completely at ease both by the brief explanation prior to climbing aboard and during the ride. Our leader/Captain was Captain Tony and he was... More

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Captain Chris and Captain Tony make this a fun and safe experience for novices as well as those experienced with speed boats. The scenery and wild life were beautiful. This was my husband and my first time driving a speedboat. We both had fun and plan to go back again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

My husband and I went on an adventure with Captain Tony. We had a great time and saw dolphins, manatees, and a ray jumping out of the water! We wished it was a bit longer for the price, but we had a great time. Chris was helpful in booking our trip and was thorough with the pre-trip safety. Will definitely... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Can you believe they let me drive a speedboat?!?! What a great time I had cruising and racing through the water. Captain Chris was energetic, confident and fun. He made the whole experience even more exhilarating. There is nothing like the feel of fresh air as it rushes past when you're at the wheel of the boat. I had an... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We had a great time on the speed boat adventure tour. Captain Tony was excellent, really friendly guy. We both took a turn at driving the boat and got some great photos of videos and learned lots about the local area. We would do this again when we are next on vacation here.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We last went on this in Dec 2011... My hubby and I had a date day and decided this would be fun to do again rather than go to the hassle of renting a speedboat. Captain Scott was great and very friendly and really made it enjoyable! We also appreciated that when we called to book they accommodated the time-slot... More

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Ocala, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Had a blast with Captain Tony. Would recommend it to anybody. Lots of fun. Great sites and explanation of the sites. Dolphin sightings. Turtle sightings and FUN ON THE WATER. If you are in town for a few days or a local, you MUST try this. :)

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Dublin, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

My nephew and I found a brochure for speedboat adventures at our hotel and decided to check it out. We looked at renting jet skis which was over $100 per person. We were both very surprised how reasonable speedboat adventure was. By far, it was the most fun we both had while visiting fl and wouldn't hesitate to do it... More

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

You really do drive your own boat, following in a line behind Capt. Scott's boat so he keeps you on a safe route and at the right speed for the area you are in. Capt. Scott stays in touch with you via a one-way radio giving instructions and pointing out the sights. He knows the whole area very well. Even... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

Well worth the money! Great thing to do with your spouse or family and even let us switch drivers halfway through so everyone could feel the rush. Definitely a memorable time! Great friendly capitain leading you the whole time helps feel you secure.

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