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Private Historical Wildlife and Dolphin Cruise South Padre Island

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South Padre Island, United States
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From $215.39 per group (up to 1)

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icon1 hour 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

Overview

Share the Gulf of Mexico waters with bottlenose dolphins, pelicans, and more on a private 90-minute boat tour from South Padre Island. The 26-foot catamaran has space for up to six passengers, which makes it an ideal experience for families or friend groups. Between wildlife encounters, learn the storied past of the area. Discover the history of the native Karankawa tribe, local shipwrecks, and more.
  • Enjoy the personalized experience of a private tour
  • Get up close to bottlenose dolphins in Texas
  • Take a break from the large tourist crowds
  • Learn about the history of South Padre Island
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All taxes, fees
Bottled water
Local professional guide
Food and drinks (available to purchase at departure location)
Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase at departure location)
Gratuities

Departure Point

204 Palm St, South Padre Island, TX 78597, USA

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A maximum of 6 people per booking
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY SPI Excursions

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
Is the price per person for the Private Historical Wildlife and Dolphin Cruise South Padre Island?
A:No - the price is per group. Please make one reservation for your total group (up to 6 guests.) Be sure to notate how many people will be joining in the "Special Requirements" box at checkout.
May 2021
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What kind of boat is used during the Private Historical Wildlife and Dolphin Cruise South Padre Island?
A:The vessel is a 26 ft Leisure Catamaran with a bimini cover for shade.
May 2021
Q:
Are there restrooms available on the boat during the Private Historical Wildlife and Dolphin Cruise South Padre Island?
A:Yes, there is a restroom onboard the catamaran.
May 2021
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Can I bring food and/or drinks with me on the Private Historical Wildlife and Dolphin Cruise South Padre Island?
A:Absolutely! Please no glass bottles. You may also purchase food and drink from the on-site restaurant at the departure location. (Restaurant opens at 7 am.)
May 2021
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What is the policy on sanitization during Private Historical Wildlife and Dolphin Cruise South Padre Island?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
See all safety measures taken by Private Historical Wildlife and Dolphin Cruise South Padre Island.
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Private Historical Wildlife and Dolphin Cruise South Padre Island?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Private Historical Wildlife and Dolphin Cruise South Padre Island.
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What is the maximum group size during Private Historical Wildlife and Dolphin Cruise South Padre Island?
A:This activity will have a maximum of 1 traveler.

See all safety measures taken by Private Historical Wildlife and Dolphin Cruise South Padre Island.

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Dolphin watch
denise_g
, Apr 2021
Brady, our guide, was very nice and knowledgeable of the area. It was nice to have the boat all to ourselves and not worry about big crowds of people. Enjoyable and relaxing
icon Response from Host , Apr 2021
I live on the island and I finally went on the dolphin cruise myself and was surprised to learn many more things I have lived around and didn't realize. We are so glad Captain Brady as part of our team. thank you for the review!
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star-4
Awesome boat tour
Margo_O
, Dec 2020
We want to give a special thanks to Brady our tour Guide. He was very knowledgeable about the areas made us feel very relaxed and comfortable on the boat tour. The only draw back was that actually seeing the dolphins was hit and miss. Still a great experience though just being on the boat and water.
icon Response from Host , Jan 2021
Hey there Margo, thanks for the great review. Sometimes the dolphins are so playful around the boat and other times they have an attitude.....LOL We interact with the marine species in their wild state and is therefore import to respect the dolphins when they don't want to be interactive.
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star-5
Must do
cyn
, Feb 2020
Awesome experience!! Brady was a super guide/captain/host. Fun, fun, fun. Everyone was so nice. Would do it again in a minute. Perfect trip 😀
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