Bodies of water are frequent metaphors in poetry, due to their unfathomable depths, unknowable sprawl, and unattainable porpoises. Set sail into the enigma with today’s Groupon: for $10, you get a 45-minute harbor tour with the Tampa Water Taxi Co., a $20 value. Tours depart throughout the day until 11 p.m. from a variety of waterfront docks.
Offering water-trekking taxi services for land-dwelling inhabitants, the Tampa Water Taxi Co. provides a much more enjoyable way of getting around Tampa than a shopping-cart rickshaw or a catapult. Showcasing the city’s beautiful harbor and alluring waterways, the Tampa Water Taxi deftly navigates watery roads to provide seafaring adventurers with picturesque views and a relaxing float. Each tour departs daily from several waterfront spots and highlights striking museums, shipyards, luxurious homes, the “Plant Hotel” (home to the Henry B. Plant Museum), and the pirate ship Gabriella. Additionally, customers will travel in a much more eco-friendly manner than boarding a Styrofoam-burning train.
Not since Columbus started the first water-taxi service for King Ferdinand’s prized spice-rack collection has traversing waterways been so convenient. Shed dependence on pavement strolling and experience the freedom of trotting via mechanical sea horse with today’s Groupon to the Tampa Water Taxi Co.
FOX 13 News recently featured Tampa Water Taxi Co.: