Water Taxi Launches Lowry Park Zoo Route


Tampa’s Pirate Water Taxi was an instant hit with Tampa residents and visitors. The yellow boats offer fun and easy connections from the Tampa Convention Center and Amalie Arena to Curtis Hixon Park and Ulele in Tampa Heights. Travelers can venture to Davis Islands and Harbour Island, as well.

50 minute rides from the Convention Center to the zoo

The company looks to further activate the city by offering direct routes to Lowry Park Zoo. Pirate Water Taxi services 4 roundtrips a day, 7 days weeks to the zoo from. The ride from the Tampa Convention Center to Lowry Park takes 45-50 minutes.

taxiwater

Rides depart from the Convention Center at 10am, noon, 2pm and 4pm. Return rides depart at 11am, 1pm, 3pm and 5pm. Riders can get a combo pass good for a ride on the water taxi and admission to the zoo for $42.95, or $30.85 for children. Tickets for just the water taxi are $18 for adults and $12 for children.

Explore Lowry Park Zoo’s roaring new exhibit

Dinos Alive, Lowry Park’s newest exhibit, brings the prehistoric creatures to brilliant life. Enjoy up-close and personal interactions with these life size marvels. Interact with different species of dinosaurs while learning how you can help save present-day species of wildlife from extinction.

Visit Pirate Water Taxi’s website for more information about their routes, prices and reservations.

Written by Andrew Harlan

Andrew Harlan is in his third year as Writer/Editor of ThatsSoTampa.com. New York Times bestselling author Andre Dubus III has said of him, “Andrew Harlan has a sharp and discerning eye for detail that deftly captures character and landscape.” He has published fiction and poetry in Sabal and Prime Number Literary Magazine. He graduated with honors from Eckerd College in 2013 with a B.A. in Creative Writing and a minor in Literature. Phone: (727) 896-3435 / Email: andrew@rkc.me