Located in Ruskin, Florida, Latitude Tours LLC is a boat wedding venue for the Tampa, St. Petersburg, and Sarasota area, providing couples with an unforgettable adventure from a different point of view. Their expert captain and guide will escort couples and their guests as they explore all the Tampa Bay Estuary has to offer.
Facilities and Capacity
Latitudes Tours has a custom 35-foot tour boat fully equipped with a sound system and onboard restroom. They also have a brand new USCG-inspected and insured vessel, Island Vibes, which can hold up to 24 passengers, making it perfect for romantic, intimate gatherings. The covered outdoor venue offers scenic views, whether it’s a sunny day on the waters or a sunset dinner. Couples and guests will encounter numerous birds, dolphins, manatees, rays, and more, all while hearing about the rich history of the local area. On a couple's special day, they can also make a grand entrance, whether with a beach arrival with their entire wedding party or a dockside arrival at their hotel.
Latitude Tours serves all kind of wedding events, including engagement parties, rehearsal dinners, ceremonies, receptions, and even elopements. Whether a private dinner with an expert guide and onboard entertainment or a small gathering with a favorite playlist, couples can customize their experience with Latitudes Tours to fit their picture-perfect wedding vision. Couples and guests can also take advantage of the marina venue's wheelchair access and secure parking.
All events with Latitudes Tours can be catered and are BYOB. On the ship, couples can arrange for a buffet or family-style catering. The boat venue will work with couples’ vendors to make the occasion everything they have dreamed of.
The Little Manatee River, where Latitudes Tours explores, has been designated an Outstanding Florida Water and is part of an aquatic preserve home to 260 species of birds and many other animals dependent on the delicate ecosystem for survival. About 38 miles out of Tampa, Latitude Tours is close to plenty of attractions to explore and see in the Ruskin area, including the Cockroach Bay Aquatic Preserve, E.G. Simmons Regional Park, Hydro Harvest Farms, Ruskin Drive-in Theater, Camp Bayou Outdoor Learning Center, and more. And just a short drive away, couples and guests can enjoy all of Tampa’s local gems, such as Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, Ybor City, the Florida Aquarium, Tampa Riverwalk, and Channelside Drive. Latitude Tours is less than a mile away from nearby hotels, making lodging easy for all couples and guests. The Tampa International Airport is also 45 miles away, making the joyous occasion just a short drive away for all out-of-town loved ones.
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