Sat Jan 25, 9:30 AM - Sat Jan 25, 1:00 PM
701 Channelside Drive, Tampa, FL 33602

Community: Channelside


Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Ahoy there, mateys!

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Come aboard our Bay Spirit II and sail with the Gasparilla Pirate flotilla as it takes over Tampa Bay!

Ready yer sea legs and leave the landlubbers behind as you join us on a swashbuckling adventure as we travel across the waters of Hillsborough Bay to meet the Pirate Ship Jose Gaspar and the Pirate Invasion Flotilla at Ballast Point and invade the City of Tampa. From there, we'll begin our journey among the colorful Gasparilla Flotilla into Seddon Channel (channel between Davis Island and Harbour Island), and break away to Sparkman Channel to dock back at The Florida Aquarium.

All hands are expected at The Florida Aquarium at 9:30 a.m. to enjoy a hearty breakfast. Boarding starts at 10:15 a.m. and departs at 10:30 a.m. sharp!

Ticket includes:

• Welcome breakfast at 9:30 a.m. –features scrambled eggs, bacon, biscuits with gravy and pastries along with Mimosas and Bloody Mary’s

• 2.5 hours of sailing alongside the pirate flotilla

• Spectacular Views of the invasion

• Brunch features Cuban Sliders, Chicken Empanadas, Pretzel Sticks with jalapeno cheddar beer cheese dip; cheese board and fruit. Followed by chips with assorted dips, pirate themed snack mix, cookies and brownies.
• The Bay Spirit Bar which includes Deluxe Beer, Wine, Mimosas, Bloody Mary’s and Soda and deluxe Spirits: Cruzan Rum, New Amsterdam Vodka, Tanqueray Gin, Camarena Tequila, Jim Beam Bourbon, Dewars White Label Scotch Whiskey, and Captain Morgan Spiced Rum.

Cruise Times:
Board: 10:15 a.m.
Cruise: 10:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.


Adult: $165.00 per person (21+ only)


Casual attire or pirate garb!
Tickets for this date are NON-REFUNDABLE and NON-TRANSFERABLE to another date. No Discounts, Vouchers, Certificates, Comps of any kind may be used for this cruise.

Please note:
The Bay Spirit will not be following the flotilla to the Tampa Convention Center due to boat traffic and safety. The Florida Aquarium is a 15 minute walk to the downtown parade route and is located along the TECO Line Streetcar System route (, which is free to ride.

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