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Speed Boat Adventures

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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...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
1901 Pass a Grille Way, Located at Pass A Grille Marina, Next to the Warf Resturant, St. Petersburg, FL 33706-4141
+1 727-744-3218
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All reviews full throttle great fun pod of dolphins saw dolphins open water our tour guide a lot of fun marine life gulf of mexico great tour jet ski pete beach fun experience blast captain bay safety
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a fun tour. The speed boats are fast and the tour guide was very helpful and fun. Good scenery to see along the way and cool ride. Well worthy tour.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank DonRob1010
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide was great and everyone was super friendly and knowledgeable. The boat was fun to drive and ride in and the views of the beaches, the water and the skyline were incredible! We thought the tour was a great value and would highly recommend...More

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Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I recently went to visit Tampa, Florida and purchased this excursion prior to arriving. Unfortunately, we missed our scheduled time by one minute due to a five car pile-up on the highway, which resulted in us being left at the dock. We...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our party consisted of 3 kids (ages 9, 12, and 14), my husband and I, and my 70 year old father. Three of us fit in each of two mini speed boats and we had the time of our lives riding through the intercoastal and...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LLWhit
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friend took me for a lengthy tour of the inland waterways. Exceptional way to get a history lesson of the architecture and history of the waterfront homes and structures. Was very impressed on how his boat was stored and how they got it into the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank William L
Reviewed January 13, 2019

We really enjoyed the speed boat ride. Easy to handle boat, exhilarating ride out to the gulf. Highly recommended. We will be back. Jack and Denise

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 10, 2019 via mobile

This was a great time! The tour was interesting, the guide was fun, the boat was a blast! We had our 6yo with us and she thought this was a really fun activity!

Thank heidec2019
Reviewed January 9, 2019

You're in for a great time at Speedboat Adventure. I had never driven a boat of any kind before this experience and was a little worried that I wouldn't really be able to pick it up. Karie made me feel right at home from the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AJKirsch
Reviewed January 6, 2019

Arrived with no reservation just to check it out. Owner was very friendly and willing to book us for adventure at the top of hour,(15" later), even though it was only the two of us. Saw lots of dolphins. Saw many different bays within the...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank pete p
Reviewed December 28, 2018

The trip was great and we had lots of fun. Initially I booked a boat for 3, but this is basically only possible for 2 adults and a small child. My 17 year old son was definitely too big and hence my wife had to...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
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August 14, 2018|
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Response from Browne24M | Reviewed this property |
16 years old if an adult is also in the boat. 18 years old to drive a boat alone. The info is on their web page under FAQs regarding “any restrictions or weight requirements.”
Jeannie R
February 22, 2017|
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Response from Lanadel | Reviewed this property |
We had walked up and fitted in the next booking that day , the guys are really nice and they are flexible this was in September
Jeannie R
February 22, 2017|
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Response from Theresawhitlock | Reviewed this property |
There is absolutely nothing you need to be worried about.The speed boats are very low to the water and they're not going to overturn. You have total control over how fast your speed boat will go. The guide has a radio in... More