Tours Aboard the Anna Maria Princess

Embark on an unforgettable AMI adventure on the Anna Maria Princess. The Anna Maria Princess departs from Bradenton Beach Marina Wednesday thorugh Saturday evenings. Enjoy a relaxing cruise on a real paddle wheel boat on the waterways of Anna Maria Island Sound and Sarasota Bay.

  • Our cruises feature musical entertainment and a partially guided tour of the area
  • Evening cruises on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturdays.
  • Specialty holiday cruises and drink specials


Tour Rates

  • 90-Minute Evening Cruises | $30 adults, $25 Seniors and Military, $20 for children 3-10, Children 2 and under are free. Wed-Sat Evenings.

Tour Information

  • 1 hour prior to the scheduled departure time the bar is open and guests are invited to board the Princess
  • Full service bar offers a wide variety of bottled and draft beer, wine, champagne and mixed drinks.
  • We accept cash and all major credit cards for on-board purchases.
  • We now have a light fare menu. We no longer allow guests to bring outside food or drinks aboard. Check out our menu.
  • Snacks and candy bars are available for purchase.
  • Free On-site parking available
  • This is a non-smoking vessel
  • The enclosed lower deck has A/C and heat with large picturesque windows for viewing
  • Spacious top deck with ample seating and rail counters for viewing Florida’s beautiful sunset & wildlife

Book a Tour on the Princess Today!

  • Only authentic paddle wheel boat on Anna Maria Island, Longboat Key and Sarasota Bay!
  • Enclosed, climate-controlled lower deck
  • Full bar and food available for purchase.
  • Ample FREE parking
  • Tours take up to 80 guests, private functions up to 125
  • Friendly, knowledgeable, experienced crew
  • Stunning views of wildlife throughout the Intracoastal Waterway
  • Musical entertainment & fun facts about the vessel and the area


  • Massive wooden paddle wheels
  • 80 feet in length
  • Built in 2002
  • Extensively refurbished in 2018
  • Ornate wrought iron railings
  • Authentic decor reminiscent of 1800’s paddle wheel boats of old

Book Your Evening Cruise Now!