Gus' Crabby Adventures

“Come aboard” – Experience a guided adventure on Tampa Bay and be a “Crew Mate” on Capt. Gus’ Crabby Adventures commercial crab touring boat. Enjoy once in-a-life time eco-experience something no one else offers on Florida’s coast. A boating cruise with sightseeing of manatees, dolphins, Tampa Bay birding, stone crabbing, and blue crabbing fishing adventure. Experience the outdoors; cruising with nature on a half day guided boating tour sightseeing Tampa Bay and Little Manatee River in Ruskin, Florida. Join in the experience by pulling, emptying, and baiting crab traps. Bring your camera and record your event of pulling crab traps. Surprises are found in each crab trap; fish and crabs of all types. Finish eco-tour by eating your catch of day at Gus’ Bay Chop Villa bay side dock restaurant. Free beer, wine, served with your catch of the day; stone crabs and blue crabs. Plus, to go with your catch of day, we fry soft shell blue crabs, fish, and hush puppies for one of the best seafood meals served on Florida’s coast. This is great out door entertainment for small and private boating groups. We also cater to business groups, women’s groups, vacation groups to Tampa Bay area.

Capt. Gus’ boat is USCG Certified, licensed, and insured. Capt. Gus is Tampa Bay native with 32 years as commercial crabber. Environmental friendly activist; Capt Gus is winner of Chevron Conservation Award, and Audubon Polly Redford Memorial Award.

Boating charters range in pricing from $300 for 2 people with $50 for each extra person up to a maximum total of 6 persons.

Contact us: Phone # 813-645-6578. To learn more information about Gus’ Crabby Adventures, check web site




Average Visit Time

Half day


Student Discount

Guest Information

Family Friendly