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BayWatch Dolphin Tours

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2101 Harborside Dr, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1658
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long weekend

had a wonderful time on the Dolphin tour. We saw lots of Dolphins and had a wonderful time with... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Uschi B
via mobile
Best Capt ever!!

Our group thoroughly enjoyed the tour under Capt Adam’s direction! We saw plenty of dolphins and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Melvin C
via mobile
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BayWatch Dolphin Tours is been serving the Galveston and Houston area since 2005. We're located on Pier 21, only a short distance away from the historical Strand District in Downtown Galveston.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“saw dolphins” (34 reviews)
“captain adam” (14 reviews)
“great tour” (29 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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2101 Harborside Dr, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1658
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

had a wonderful time on the Dolphin tour. We saw lots of Dolphins and had a wonderful time with Captain Adam... he was very knowledgeable and entertaining with his little jokes. the tour ended too fast for all of us...we will be back... thank you...More

Thank Uschi B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our group thoroughly enjoyed the tour under Capt Adam’s direction! We saw plenty of dolphins and were educated at the same time. Capt Adam was very informative and engaged the families and kids on the boat. We’ll use them again for sure!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went with our family a group of 6 adults and 1 toddler. The captain was fabulous! He made age appropriate jokes and let our toddler ‘drive’ the boat! He was so excited that he got called captain. It’s well worth the value we saw...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Baywatch Dolphin Tours is a must if you have kiddos. The Captain is always funny and shares lots of interesting history of Galveston and we do it every year at some point. See lots of dolphins and just a nice relaxing boat ride for a...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoy BayWatch Dolphin Tours every time, but this time was the best because we took our 4-year-old granddaughter for her birthday. The woman from whom we bought our tickets didn't charge us for our granddaughter. Then, Captain Victor asked her name, and talked to...More

1  Thank CelticCruiser
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

I work at a title one school, and we took our 4th graders on the 1 hr. dolphin watch last week. We have used Baywatch several times. We have seen dolphins each time and the students have a blast. However, we realized after the trip...More

Thank Paige S
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

Capt Adam was awesome and very entertaining! We enjoyed the historical highlights and especially appreciated his commitment to environmental support and protection. It was a very safe and fun experience, even for very small children.

Thank RoseBC23
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

We were in Galveston this weekend. We took the Bay Area tour and saw dolphins next to the port where the Carnival cruise departs. Captain Adam did an excellent job of finding them and gave an excellent tour. He even points out a face on...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

It was a very reasonable price and Captain Adam was a great guide. Our granddaughter got an upclose look at the dolphins. She especially enjoyed steering the boat. Shrimp kisses were awesome thanks! #CaptainAdam

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

You’re lucky if you go out for 40 minutes. You don’t travel far out. Basically you are following shrimp boats to watch the dolphins looking for “easy” food. We sat in the back of boat so we didn’t hear much of what the captain had...More

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Suzanne F
4 May 2018|
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Response from Sheri T | Reviewed this property |
To my recollection, the boat was not handicapped accessible. You have to step down into it. But you may want to call the company. They have more than one boat.
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Kerry T
8 April 2018|
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Response from CelticCruiser | Reviewed this property |
Just took this trip again last week. Fares are $10 (adult); $5 (children). Tours leave on the hour and last about 45 minutes. There are various captains, but all are personable, informative & safety-conscious. You can... More
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ldumas831
23 March 2018|
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Response from CelticCruiser | Reviewed this property |
You can see the cruise terminals from the boat dock, and could walk to them from the Baywatch pier. There is a restaurant behind the Baywatch kiosk whose outdoor seating is on the water, a block or two from the ships... More
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