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Fins to Feathers

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500 South Point Dr, South Padre Island, TX 78597
+1 956-299-0629
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Great experience

It was a blast and way better than those little cheap tours. Captain Paul and Heather ate just so... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Daniel C
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Highly recommend Fins to Feathers!

My husband and I enjoyed the 2½ hour tour very much! Lots of dolphin and bird sightings, and it... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Qplz
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SMALL GROUP DOLPHIN TOURS Fins to Feathers is committed to education and conservation through experiential learning. We create the experience of observing wild and free bottle nose dolphins in the Lower Laguna Madre Bay. We have been using the Laguna Skimmer, our 35' Catamaran to provide this service for 18 years and the dolphins know and love us….
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“dolphin tour” (46 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
500 South Point Dr, South Padre Island, TX 78597
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+1 956-299-0629
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was a blast and way better than those little cheap tours. Captain Paul and Heather ate just so caring of the environment of the dolphins and good people. Diesel is such a awesome dog and loving. We will definitely go again.

Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I enjoyed the 2½ hour tour very much! Lots of dolphin and bird sightings, and it was fun to watch Diesel get so excited to see the dolphins. Love that the tour is limited to six people, and that Paul and Heather...More

Thank Qplz
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Morning trip with Captain Paul, Heather & Diesel. Just my wife and I, but we were able to book the trip for just the two of us at a very reasonable price. I am so glad we did. Capt Paul & Heather get birders and...More

Thank Rkob66
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have been on many dolphin tours over 20 years of coming to the island and this one is the best! It was just the two of us and one other couple so it was like having a private chartered tour! They also allowed our...More

Thank Lisa G
Heather L, Guest Relations Manager at Fins to Feathers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you Lisa for the wonderful review. We love sharing the magic of this place with everyone. Our guest get a different experience on our boat because the relationship we have built with our dolphin friends. Glad you got to experience some wild dolphin love....More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a great time watching a whole bunch of dolphins frolicking in the the vicinity. The boat maintained a respectable distance from the creatures and the Dolphins seemed to respond positively to that. To top it all, the hosts had their dog (Diesel) onboard, who...More

Thank n_srikant
Heather L, Guest Relations Manager at Fins to Feathers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for the wonderful review. So glad you got to experience the magic of our home and friends. They are the best and we love when they show that love back to us and Diesel. Can't wait to see you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an enjoyable experience led by Captain Paul, Captain Heather and Diesel, the black Lab who loves the dolphins and who is very entertaining. There were four of us on the tour and we all felt it was a fun time. We were fortunate...More

Thank Joseph V
Heather L, Guest Relations Manager at Fins to Feathers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you Joseph for the wonderful review. We loved having you out with us and sharing the magic of our home with you. Nothing better than wild dolphin love and only when they choose to give it. Can't wait to see you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff were awesome! They even took a picture of my dog who they let come along for the ride! They really cared about the dolphins, and every now and then on the trip they would pick up litter in the ocean. It's BYOB, so...More

1  Thank Enrique G
Heather L, Guest Relations Manager at Fins to Feathers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you Enrique for the wonderful review. We loved having you out with us and your fur baby. Glad you have a great time and can't wait to see you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a wonderful experience. Seeing the dolphins in the wild is something I have not seen before. I am a member of a dolphin research center in Florida where the setting is a little different. Captain Paul and Heather show the same respect for...More

Thank Mark G
Heather L, Guest Relations Manager at Fins to Feathers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you Mark for your wonderful review. It was a honor to have you out with us. We are glad you got to experience our dolphins playing and interacting with us and Diesel. We work very hard to respect them and educate everyone on the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We paid very little per person compared to other dolphin tours and we had the boat to ourselves (just 4 of us in my family) when other tours we saw while out were packed. A smaller boat gave us a better experience as we were...More

Thank Meghan S
Heather L, Guest Relations Manager at Fins to Feathers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Meghan for the wonderful review. We love sharing the magic of our home and friends. We try very hard to give them the space they need to eat and play. We are a safe boat to them which brings them closer than other...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This experience was amazing. Diesel the dog made it so much more fun to see the dolphins. I loved watching him get excited to see them and even let us know when they were near. This tour was very eco friendly to the sea animals....More

Thank Celine K
Heather L, Guest Relations Manager at Fins to Feathers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Celine for the wonderful review. We are glad you had a great time and were able to experience the magic of our home. We love our dolphins as does Diesel. Can't wait to see you again.

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SandiM21990
9 August 2016|
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Response from Dihanta | Reviewed this property |
No to both questions. There are strict laws in place to protect the wildlife. It's against the law to feed them too.
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ladybugg00
6 August 2015|
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Response from E D | Reviewed this property |
We were there and did this tour 8-25-15 and it was JUST $25 per person !. Very reasonable considering the larger boat tours are an average of $15. The experience of this smaller, more personalized excursion more than makes... More
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