6 Epic Adventures Awaiting You on the Tampa Bay Riverwalk 2022

Let's have a great day, shall we? Yellowfin Realty has your back and your options. Building off of our last blog, 5 Amazing Restaurants Along The Tampa Bay Riverwalk | A Day In Tampa 2022, we are ready to set your day on the Tampa Bay River into action.

1. Paramount Water Sports

Did you know you can rent jet skis in the heart of Tampa? Well, now you do. Check out Paramount Water Sports located on Harbour Island. They offer single rider or tandem riders. Paramount Water Sports also offers a wonderful date night package, The Sunset Ride and Dine. The Sunset Ride and Dine is a partnership between Paramount Water Sports and American Social. The ride starts at 7 pm and ends with a $50 dinner voucher at American Social. This includes an 8:30 dinner reservation. All of this for a great deal of $149! I cannot imagine anything more fun than surprising your loved one with a sunset jet ski ride and good food. Paramount also offers 2.5 hour guided tours. Afterward, Paramount Water Sports will buy your first drink at American Social. 

2. Riverwalk Boating Company

If you want to enjoy the bay via water, here is another great option. The infamous green boats. You will see these throughout the day accompanied by a smiling driver. You can fit two people in them. River Boating Company offers 1 hour or 2-hour rentals. This allows plenty of time to explore the canals of Davis Islands. River Boating Company is dog friendly, and who doesn’t love a furry first mate? The boats reach up to 14 mph so you can enjoy a leisure adventure.

3. Tampa Bay Water Bike Company

Interested in something truly unique? Check out Tampa Bay Water Bike company. Stay active as you take on the water bike. This adventure allows single rider or tandem riders to explore the bay for an hour ($30) or up to two hours ($45). I am sure you can imagine the fun as you look at your friends and board this bike. Get a workout in or go at your own pace. That is the best part! Do not fret over personal balance. The bikes can withstand up to 350 lbs and will not fall over. Perfectly safe and a bike load of fun. (See what we did there?)

4. The Lost Pearl

 If you didn't know, Pirates are a big deal around here. Tampa is infamous for its love for pirates, which is expressed during the annual Gasparilla Parade. A glorious pirate invasion. Located in downtown Tampa, The Tampa Pirate Ship gives a little “Gaspy” every day. Embark on a 1.5-hour adventure aboard the Lost Pearl. The Lost Pearl is fun for all ages. Tickets range from $32 for an adult to $25 for children. Onboard you will experience pirate fun, including cannons and potential dolphin sightings. 

The Lost Pearl offers alcoholic beverages, soda, and snacks for its crew. The large red pirate ship is a staple in Tampa Bay and is always a pleasant sight. Click here for the Lost Pearl's most common FAQs. The next special event is the Lost Pearl’s St Patty’s cruise! This special occasion is offered March 12-13 2022. Do not miss this opportunity to take on St Patrick’s day on the water with green water cannons included. 

5. Armature Work’s Urban Kai

If you like to keep your body in motion, do not miss out on this experience along the river. Urban Kai offers paddleboard and kayak rentals. You can rent for various amounts of time including 1 hour or a for a full day. This location is open Sunday – Wednesday 10am – 7pm and Thursday – Saturday 10am – 8pm. 

6. The Pirate Water Taxi

Tampa’s pirate theme continues with this epic transportation system. The water taxi gets you where you want to go in true Tampa style. Open 7 days a week. The Pirate Water Taxi has 17 stops all along the river. Its most popular stops are Armature Works, Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, Davis Islands, and Channelside. All-day passes for adults are $25 and children’s are $15. What an epic deal. There is no better way to see Tampa than via the river. You can also purchase annual passes for $99.95. The Lost Pearl is a sure way to create a cherished memory. 

Pirate Water Taxi

As you have learned Tampa goes above and beyond to give its people plenty of water options. We at Yellowfin Realty hope you have enjoyed this information. We know how hard it has been for everyone to navigate planning since 2020. We are grateful Tampa has so many options to keep you safe and outdoors. We are here for any questions you have of Tampa Bay or its surrounding towns. Now get to booking and let's make some memories for 2022! Tune in on our next blog, which will give you great ways to stay cool and entertained in our beloved Florida heat.