Tampa Bay's unique blend of culture, cuisine, craft brewing, natural beauty and outdoor opportunities puts adventure at our fingertips. Why go it alone when you can hire a guide to give you an insightful angle on this dynamic, diverse destination? We have plenty of tours to choose from. Where do you want to go?
Into the Wild
Canoe Escape | Minutes from downtown's modern glass towers, ancient cypress forests and blackwater rivers take visitors to another world -- one where alligators lurk, turtles bask, and migrating birds perch in every tree. Paddle your own canoe or go with a guide to discover the natural treasures of Tampa Bay.
Wild Dolphin Cruise | After exploring the water world inside The Florida Aquarium, join the sharp-eyed crew of the Bay Spirit II catamaran for a journey across the surface of Tampa Bay looking for the dolphins and other wildlife that call the bay home.
Tampa Water Taxi | Local legend Captain Larry Shulkin describes himself as "the dolphin whisperer" for his skill at locating the elusive animals. His intimate tours include a lesson in local history and plenty of humor to fill the time between dolphin sightings.
Urban Kai Stand Up Paddleboarding | Get up close with Tampa Bay's varied marine life through this rapidly growing outdoor sport. Launching from downtown's waterfront, Urban Kai's two-hour tour provides instruction, exploration, and a work-out all in one.
Travel on your belly
Tampa Bay Food Tours | Let your taste buds be your guide as you explore historic Tampa Heights, a community being transformed by an explosion of talented chefs and restaurants. Along with delicious culinary creations, you'll be immersed in the neighborhood's unique history and distinctive architecture.
Brew Bus | Let Brew Bus do the driving as you discover Florida's hub for craft brewing. Tours range from individual breweries to loops that blend of breweries and restaurants into an all-afternoon expedition. Between stops, you can sample Brew Bus's own creations on board.
Out of the past
Ybor City Historic Walking Tours | Stroll the brick streets of Tampa Bay's historic Latin Quarter with guide Lonnie Herman to learn about the unique blend of immigrants and industry that helped this neighborhood turn Tampa Bay into a major modern metropolis. Along the way, you can visit Cuba without a passport by stepping through the gates of the park dedicated to revolutionary José Martí.
Cigar History Tour | Ph.D. historian Wallace Reyes, one of four grand master cigar rollers in the world leads you through the history of Ybor City, from its founding by Cuban cigar magnate Vicente Martinez Ybor through its rise as the Cigar Capital of the World to the boutique shops where artisans still make cigars by hand.
Tabanero Cigar Factory Tour | A century ago, the skilled hands of Cuban tabaqueros turned Tampa Bay in the Cigar Capital of the World. You can still watch artisans at this landmark in the heart of Ybor City making cigars the way they have for 130 years along with learning about the technique that goes into making a quality cigar.
Tampa Theatre Backstage | The glimmering grande dame of Tampa Bay's arts scene opened in 1926 as a as the silent-movie era came to a close. Today it regularly shows art films and classics in series. Step behind the scenes to learn about the history of the ornate "atmospheric" movie palace -- especially the enormous Mighty Wurlitzer organ that still sends booming chords across the audience.
Magic Carpet Glide Segway Tours | Why walk when you can glide? Step aboard your own Segway Personal Transporter for a guided glide along the Tampa Riverwalk and other local landmarks.
Go! Running Tours | No sense in letting a good run go to waste, especially if you can rack up the miles and learn something new at the same time. Tours are 7 km and 10 km and take in some of Tampa Bay's most scenic neighborhoods.
Tampa by Bike | Put your mettle to the pedal for a two-wheeled tour of downtown and surrounding neighborhoods. More than 100 miles of bike paths and bike paths makes it easy to move through the region's urban heart on pedal power.
Downtown Crawlers | Let the Crawlers crew curate a tour to fit your taste. Call on them to craft a tailor-made way to explore the facets of Florida's Most diverse destination, from breweries to restaurants, culture or fitness.