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Fins to Feathers

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500 S Point Dr, South Padre Island, TX 78578-3705
+1 956-299-0629
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Enjoyable trip!

We did not have the best weather as the fog rolled in, but we still got to see dolphins! Paul and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Songbird66
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San Benito, Texas
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Dolphin experience

We had a great time. Saw many dolphins up close. So much activity by so many dolphins. It was a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lana H
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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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“captain paul” (59 reviews)
“dolphin tour” (51 reviews)
“see dolphins” (25 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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500 S Point Dr, South Padre Island, TX 78578-3705
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+1 956-299-0629

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We did not have the best weather as the fog rolled in, but we still got to see dolphins! Paul and Heather were very friendly and I would recommend this trip if you like a smaller and more personal experience.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a great time. Saw many dolphins up close. So much activity by so many dolphins. It was a beautiful afternoon & evening. I would highly recommend them. Family friendly boat.

2  Thank Lana H
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Our group saw lots of dolphins - many up close! The crew does seem to have a way with the dolphins. It was a fun trip!

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Reviewed 6 days ago

My partner and I overdressed for this attraction, but that didn't stop us. Captain Heather and Paul welcome us to their boat and introduced us to Diesel. He is a loving dog and loves his part as a dolphin searcher, the captains say he can...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Heather and Captain Paul truly know and love the dolphins. Their dog Deisel can hear them and barks to greet and call them. The dolphins know and trust this boat, so if they are in the area they WILL come! The boat is a comfortable...More

Thank Sandy B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

In hind sight, we would not have gone out on the boat on a foggy 64 degree afternoon. We did see a few dolphins at a distance and a pair came zipping to and under the boat. So we did "see" the creatures. I like...More

Thank CalTiskilwa
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Heather L, Guest Relations Manager at Fins to Feathers, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Not sure you left this review for the right company. Your name doesn’t match any reservation we have and we cancel for fog with no charge if it’s dangerous for us, you, or the boat. However, we have given guest the option knowing visibility will...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been on dolphin tours before but this one was the best!! You aren't stacked on top of 40 other people like some of the tours. These people have a tremendous amount of respect for the dolphins and because of that it was an...More

Thank Amanda T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an awesome tour! Captain Paul, Heather and Diesel make this a awesome time. I love the small group personal experience. They have so much knowledge and love for the dolphins, birds just the whole area. I appreciate how they respect the dolphins and the...More

Thank Leavethemfree
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

If you want to go out and see some wild bottle nose dolphins, this is the trip for you! You will get close to the dolphins. The dolphins know this boat and the dog. They will take a break from feeding to come say “Hi!”...More

Thank Jonray75
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Heather L, Guest Relations Manager at Fins to Feathers, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2018

Thank you for the wonderful review. The dolphins associate our boat with love, respect, and safety. They will come right up to the boat and play with Diesel. We work very hard to have this relationship with our dolphin family and I'm glad you were...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2018

wonderful trip----saw MANY dolphins---they came right up to the boat and put on quite a show---they seem to respond to Diesel----who is a show into himself---Heather and Captain Paul are very knowledgeable and readily answered all of our questions---highly recommend this tripMore

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Heather L, Guest Relations Manager at Fins to Feathers, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2018

Thank you for the wonderful review. The dolphins here are our friends and family and they love Diesel. They will come right up to the boat and play or talk to him. He loves his job and being able to hang out with his friends....More

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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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