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eBoats Tampa

333 S Franklin St, Located adjacent to the Sail Pavilion Restaurant and Bar., Tampa, FL 33602-5331
+1 813-767-2245
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Beautiful evening

Had an enjoyable evening with picture perfect weather! Watched the sunset and after enjoyed viewing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jane o
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So much more fun than you would expect!

Such a great, fun, easy activity to do with kids, family, visitors....etc. I have driven the eboats... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
cplusmama
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Tampa, Florida
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eBoats Tampa offers residents, visitors and businesses an opportunity to experience Downtown Tampa in the Luxury of their own electric BOAT! Drive it yourself or hire a captain! Guests can rent our virtually silent, easy to operate, environmentally-friendly boats and enjoy Tampa from our beautiful waterways. Our boats fit up to 12 passengers and rent by the hour. eBoats are allowed to travel up the Hillsborough River, along the downtown channels near Harbour and Davis Islands, view celebrity mansions or spot dolphins in the Bay! eBoats allows guests to bring food and drinks onboard or stop at one of the many waterfront restaurants in the downtown Tampa area. Relax and Enjoy the Ride!
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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333 S Franklin St, Located adjacent to the Sail Pavilion Restaurant and Bar., Tampa, FL 33602-5331
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+1 813-767-2245
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"hillsborough river"
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"electric boat"
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"davis island"
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"relaxing boat ride"
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"hour trip"
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"different perspective"
in 5 reviews
"colored lights"
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"city lights"
in 3 reviews
"great fun"
in 14 reviews
"two hours"
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"four hours"
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"an awesome experience"
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"spend an afternoon"
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"the river walk"
in 6 reviews
"ricks"
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"cruise"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an enjoyable evening with picture perfect weather! Watched the sunset and after enjoyed viewing the city lights . We had a total of seven on the boat and brought food and drinks. The boat was very comfortable and had blue tooth for music. Eric...More

Thank jane o
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eBoatsTampa, Owner at eBoats Tampa, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for eBoating, Jane! It sounds like you guys did it right! Bringing a group out for Food & Drinks on the Bay is an unbeatable experience. Please come back soon!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Such a great, fun, easy activity to do with kids, family, visitors....etc. I have driven the eboats twice now and they are very easy to maneuver. They do not go very fast at all. The boats are clean, comfortable, easy to drive and they are...More

Thank cplusmama
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eBoatsTampa, Owner at eBoats Tampa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the glowing review!! We agree, the shade canopies on our eBoats help out on sunny days so much! Can't wait to have you back out again!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You don't need to be a pro to cruise these boats. They aren't very fast and that's good because you can bring your own drinks, snacks, in our case also a cake and music. You leave from Jackson's and with good weather, you can make...More

Thank MiliFlor
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eBoatsTampa, Owner at eBoats Tampa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for eBoating! We agree, 2-hours seems to be the "Sweet Spot" for a boat ride around the Bay & River, it's our most popular rental time. One correction: We are NOT located at Jackson's Bistro on Harbor Island, we are downtown on...More

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Reviewed July 9, 2018

I have been visiting my family in Tampa Bay for 20 years and wish I would have find this activity sooner. A group of 11 of us went out on a boat last week and had a wonderful time. We made a pit stop at...More

Thank Shannon K
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eBoatsTampa, Owner at eBoats Tampa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Armature Works is one of the coolest places to dock up and explore..Sounds like your group did it RIGHT! Thanks so much for eBoating, Please come back soon!

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Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful boat rental experience!!! The crew was easy going, and friendly. We rented an eboat for two hours and cruised the Hillsborough Bay & River. We were a crew of four and had plenty of room, as the boat accommodates as many as 15 to...More

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eBoatsTampa, Owner at eBoats Tampa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Very Cool! THANK YOU for sharing your experience and photos, too! Our eBoats have a max capacity of 12 people, although 10 seems to be the most comfortable number. Glad you got a chance to explore Tampa from the water. We're a quick trip from...More

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Reviewed July 6, 2018

We were fortunate enough to book our reservation with eBoats with ease and took our ride after a great meal at Ulele's! The dockhands were very informative and were thorough with their safety briefing. We brought our own cooler too! They even made it a...More

Thank Nick D
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eBoatsTampa, Owner at eBoats Tampa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Sounds like an awesome way to celebrate! Sounds like you had a great time! Thanks so much for the review and recommendations. In the future, feel free to use our complimentary coolers with ice!

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Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

We have been doing girl’s weekends for years and this year we hit Tampa. What an awesome experience, including our boat rental! Keith was so helpful, and he made sure we were prepared to hit the water. I would highly recommend eboats if you want...More

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eBoatsTampa, Owner at eBoats Tampa, responded to this reviewResponded June 24, 2018

Since our eBoats fit up to 12 passengers, we love having groups out! Glad it was fun for a girls weekend! Hope ya'll come back soon! Thank You!

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Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I decided to visit eboats Tampa after having dinner in the area. We walked down the dock to the eboats' slips and Keith was at the station . He and Kevin were quick getting us checked in and oriented. They are helpful...More

Thank Damion H
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eBoatsTampa, Owner at eBoats Tampa, responded to this reviewResponded June 24, 2018

So glad you stumbled upon us! Also, so cool you got to see some dolphins on your trip! Come back soon!

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Reviewed June 19, 2018

We had family coming in for the weekend and couldn't think of anything the whole family could do together, until my wife suggested this outing. What a great idea! The guys that rented us a boat were super friendly and helpful...what a great experience.

Thank Mark J
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eBoatsTampa, Owner at eBoats Tampa, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

Thanks for the review & we're glad that your family had a great time on the water!

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Reviewed June 18, 2018

We have tried eBoats a few times - for the novice boater it is akin to driving a golf cart and provides access to channelside and the Hillsborough River - a great time for guests as this is a slow poke approach to touring downtown...More

Thank AndyR-Tampa
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eBoatsTampa, Owner at eBoats Tampa, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2018

Hi Andy! Thanks so much for cruising aboard! You got it right, eBoats are the Golf Carts of the river, Easy to drive and virtually silent. Glad you got to come chill out on Tampa's waterways. Come back soon! Captain Kevin

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Baldylox
April 6, 2018|
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Response from eBoatsTampa | Property representative |
Yep! There are many waterfront stops along the river, including restaurants and parks with facilities! There are restrooms right along our docks, too. :) Best, Captain Kevin
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Natalie J
August 12, 2017|
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Response from eBoatsTampa | Property representative |
Hi everyone-- Appreciate the responses. As other's have said, we do not allow Fishing from eBoats at this time. Since we have luxury seats, no pole holders and Florida requires fishing permits, it's not something we offer at... More
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Dawn G
April 23, 2017|
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Response from kevinfyfe | Property representative |
Hi there. We are about a 15 to 20 minute walk from the Barrymore hotel on the Tampa Riverwalk. Please feel free to call our reservation line between 8 AM and 10 PM with any questions. That number is 813-767-2245. We look... More
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