Beautiful and Historic Manatee River Tour from Palmetto with Captain Tom - Boat also available for Private Charter
Enjoy Florida from the water! Cruise the beautiful and historic Manatee river! Book a boat tour today! For a minimum of 10 passengers at the full price of $35 per person to take the boat out, and there is a maximum of 44 passengers. On this trip you can bring your own food, it's weather protected trip and there's an onboard restroom. Highlights: - Departing from Regatta Pointe Marina on the mile-wide Manatee River the Captain heads West toward the setting sun. - With Palmetto to our North and Bradenton to our South, we soon see the Old Florida Natural Beauty of the banks of Emerson Point State Park and Desoto National Memorial Park as we make for Tampa Bay. - Cruising through the mouth of the Manatee River we enjoy a distant view of the beautiful Sunshine Skyway Bridge while watching the sunset behind the barrier islands of Egmont Key or Anna Maria Island. - Depending on the time of year we often have the pleasure of catching a Green Flash as the sun slides behind the waters of the Gulf of Mexico and sometimes we can catch sight of dolphin feeding beside the sand bar. - Daylight morphs to dusk as we retrace our course and are soon charmed by the colorful reﬂections of the city lights on the water as we cruise under three bridges and past The Bradenton River Walk before returning to Regatta Pointe Marina. Tours Options: - Cooler Morning Cruise: Before it gets hot cruise the Manatee River with narration from the crew. From 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. - Down River Day Trip: Narrated history and ecology with a Florida Master Naturalist, down the Manatee River, Terra Ceia Bay, and Lower Tampa Bay. Children are welcome to join this trip at ($20 each). From 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. - Sunset Trip: Watch the sunset on the Gulf Of Mexico, then through three bridges and along the Bradenton River Walk at dark, with the city lights. Complimentary water & white wine at sunset. Trips start from 7:45 pm to 9:45 pm. Private Charter You can also charter the entire boat for your important events. - Pub Crawl: Inquire to arrange this party cruise to as many as three different places on the river. Minimum of 25 passengers at $45 per person - Wedding Party Taxi: Transport your wedding guests from the Bradenton Day Dock to and from your chosen venue. It is only a seven-minute walk from the Court Yard Marriott or Hampton Inn to the Day Dock. - Birthday Party: Celebrate on the beautiful Manatee River. Charter the entire boat with a group of 25 to 44 or mix it up with other passengers if you have a smaller group. It’s all good fun! - Memorial: We offer personalized service and celebration of life for your loved one. If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.
- Captain is included.
- A captain is provided by the listing owner to host and operate the trip.
- 44 guests
- Tours, Lessons, and Diving
Features & Details
- Life jackets/required safety gear
- Wheel steering
- Single Engine
- Fuel type: Gas
You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.
Full refund up to 5 days prior.