Tampa Hillsborough Riverwalk Self-Led Audio Tour


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Take a relaxing walk along the Hillsborough River on this self-led audio tour of Tampa’s Riverwalk. All you’ll need is a smartphone to enjoy this audio tour, narrated by a guide who will discuss the area. See landmarks like Heroes Plaza, The River Wall, and Sparkman Wharf, and answer fun trivia questions at some locations. This tour is self-paced and you’re free to stop or start as you wish.


See the sights along Tampa’s stunning Riverwalk
Use your own smartphone to listen to the prerecorded tour
Answer fun trivia questions as you reach different locations
Start and spot the tour at your pace whenever or wherever you want


While not on the Tampa Riverwalk itself, our starts at the Florida Aquarium, just a short walk away. If you have the time the aquarium is definitely worth seeing.
The largest port in all of Florida is on your left as you make your way to the Tampa Riverwalk.
If you’re looking for family fun, music or good food, Sparkman Wharf will not disappoint!
THE RIVER WALL. The medley comes together to create an abstract design that, at a distant glance, is intended to give the impression of actually being a river.
The 60,000 square foot museum explores 12,000 years of Tampa Bay, as well as Florida’s very colourful and interesting past.
Cotanchobee … where the river meets the big land!
This memorial park stands in quiet and humble recognition of those brave souls who have given their lives in the name of freedom, safety and community service.
HISTORIC MONUMENT TRAIL. As you continue walking along the riverwalk trail, you’re going to see some pretty spectacular marble and bronze statues scattered along the way.
We don’t really need to point this one out.. It's pretty obvious! Welcome to Amalie Arena, home to over 670,000 square feet of excitement!
An incredibly unique 360-degree open-air, waterfront bar! A beautiful place to take a break, sit for a moment and simply enjoy all the excitement and action that’s taking place along the Riverwalk!
What if instead of going for a swim, paddling your canoe or kayak or hopping on a boat, you went for a bike ride down the river instead? We'll tell you all about it and you can decide!
Not only is the building itself very impressive, but as you can probably see, the location is pretty fantastic as well offering guests a beautiful walk and lot’s of things to do.
This park is dedicated to the contributions the university, better known as USF, makes to the city of Tampa Bay. We'll tell you a bit about it and the university itself.
There’s no denying, as we take in the spectacular skyline of downtown Tampa Bay, that this Riverwalk is breathtaking. But, as I’m sure you’ve noticed, Tampa’s natural beauty is pretty breathtaking, too!
This park was established to honour MacDill Air Force Base’s contributions to Tampa. It may seem pretty small, but its intention is big! We'll tell you why.
HILLSBOROUGH RIVER....the snaking, twisting, curvy waterway we’ve been walking alongside flows through Florida from Green Swamp right into Tampa Bay.
Although designed to resemble a lighthouse, it’s become affectionately known throughout Tampa as.... we'll tell you!
Tthe 4.5 acre garden originally showcased 5 separate pools, each with an island & palm tree.. how idyllic! Thanks to the “Friends of Kiley Gardens”, as of 2022, it’s being worked on to bring it more in line with the original vision.
The University of Tamps really is quite an interesting place with a very interesting history! If you want to explore the campus, you can cross the river at either of the bridges and take a look.
Ghosts of Plant Hall. Spooky footsteps echoing up and down vacant corridors, spectres gliding seamlessly through walls, to repeated sightings of the shadowy figure of a distinguished gentleman in a brown suit, the stories of hauntings are plenty!
Stretching out to greet the Hillsborough River, like much of the Riverwalk, it uses Tampa’s breath-taking skyline as a dramatic backdrop to family fun and festivities.
53,000 square feet of excitement dedicated to interactive and educational exhibits for kids!! We'll tell you some of it's wonderful features and how it came to be.
Do you see a plain old building? How about box? Or a box sitting on a pedestal? Maybe you see an electronic jewelbox sitting on a glass pedestal! Hear what the architect's vision was and if you agree!
The largest facility of its kind in the entire southeastern United States, the performances that take place here are rated as world-class entertainment.
Ybor, in historic downtown Tampa, just across the river from here, was established pretty much entirely by cigar manufacturers. We'll tell you about the Cuban influence still seen in this area today.
Welcome to the latest addition to the Tampa River Walk as of 2022. Hey if it’s a bit hot out, you can always head over to that giant yellow bucket full of water ... that should keep you refreshed and cool!
If we can take a step back in time to 1910, when streetcars were a familiar sight on Tampa streets, perhaps you can imagine a little of the community’s excitement as this building first opened its doors. We'll give you just a bit of it's history and evolution to today.


No time constraints, take as long as you like to complete the tour
Download on WIFI before (no signal required or data used during tour)
Live GPS map shows route & your location
Flexible dates - tour is yours to keep and enjoy anytime on Tripvia Tours
Customer Service via Phone & Email
Tour guide commentary automatically plays at each point of interest


Attraction tickets
Smartphone or tablet
Headphones (optional - audio will play from device speaker too)
**Recommended attractions may be closed/inaccessible due to season or reasons beyond our control.

Additional Information

  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Wheelchair accessible

Guide Languages

  • English

Cancellation Policy

  • A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

  • No refund is possible if you cancel less than 24 hours before the activity start time.