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The Original Dolphin Watch

#3 of 46 Tours in South Padre Island Features Animals
33256 Park Road 100 Sute 104, South Padre Island, TX 78597
+1 956-761-4243
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We had an awesome experience. Beautiful day out with our kids. They loved the boat ride and the... read more

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Annabel M
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Houston, Texas
Not a fun time

My family booked an eco tour. 5 kids 2 adults. We arrived 20 minutes early as asked. We had to sit... read more

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One of the most unique activities on South Padre Island is the dolphin watching tour. South Texas is a year-round home to several large pods of dolphin and The Original Dolphin Watch is your ticket to viewing them in all their natural splendor. One of the most memorable activities you will take part in while visiting South Padre is a cruise with us. Share the thrill of meeting bottle nose and spinner dolphins in the wild and experience the unique bond and kinship they inspire in mankind.Dolphin Watch TourDolphin Watch Eco-TourDolphin Watch Sunset TourDolphin Watch Fireworks Tour
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  • Average5%
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“dolphin watch” (88 reviews)
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33256 Park Road 100 Sute 104, South Padre Island, TX 78597
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Reviewed today

We had an awesome experience. Beautiful day out with our kids. They loved the boat ride and the dolphin watch.

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Reviewed yesterday

My family booked an eco tour. 5 kids 2 adults. We arrived 20 minutes early as asked. We had to sit on the top deck due to the boat being full. The top deck is only half covered which was uncomfortable to say the least....More

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Thank targetmargaret
Reviewed 2 days ago

We would most definitely take another trip to South padre. Nice and pretty place to plan a family vacation.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The boat ride and employees were very nice. We did see several dolphins on this tour! I will recommend this tour to others. Great price toi6!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Will definitely do this again! My three year old granddaughter had a blast. The crew was great and very knowledgeable.

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Thank Brian G
Reviewed 4 days ago

I took my kids really not expecting to see any or if i did it would be in the far distance. We saw many. Babies playing. We even got a video of them next to the boat riding the waves.

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Thank farquerh
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went to South Padre for the first time and booked the Original Dolphin Watch. It was worth every minute and my kids absolutely loved it as much as we did. The Eco Tour is worth the extra few bucks. The crew and boat was great...More

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Thank tjk651
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Boat was clean the staff was friendly and knowledgeable, looking forward to another trip. We booked a 7pm ride and it was perfect.

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Thank Mark Anthony P
Reviewed 5 days ago

We really enjoyed Dolphin Watch. The children were excited seeing the dolphin out in the ocean. The boat ride was relaxing.....

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Thank Candace B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Crew knew where dolphins were and were informative. We were able to see dolphins. The kids loved it!

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