Dolphin Watch Eco Tour of South Padre Island
A big part of South Padre Island are the bottlenose dolphins that swim around the Bay. Give your family an up-close encounter with them by booking the Dolphin Watch Eco Tour of South Padre Island. Younger kids will especially enjoy seeing the dolphins in their natural habitat. This adventure is budget friendly and flexible because it can be booked any day of the week and the times during the day are flexible. The total duration of the tour is approximately 90 minutes long.
This tour gives you the option to pick when you want to depart on your dolphin excursion. All guests must arrive 15 to 30 minutes before your scheduled departure time. The meeting place is Sea Ranch Marina where you will be introduced to the guide, Captain and all the rules involved before everyone boards the vessel. Everyone must be dressed appropriately, and all minors must be accompanied by adults at all time. Guests have the option of bringing their own foods or drinks to enjoy while watching the Dolphins. Some of the other animals you will see besides the bottlenose dolphins and sea turtles. Another cool activity on this tour is they let you cast a special net, so you can catch smaller marine life like sea slugs, seahorses, and starfish.
Booking this tour gives you an up-close look at the dolphins of south padre island. It comes with a boat to fit a small party, a Captain and a guide is an expert on the bottlenose dolphins. You can enjoy all of the scenery while eating your lunch and after casting a line to see what small marine life you catch.
Arrive at the Sea Ranch Marina 15 minutes prior to your departure time and grab a seat on a covered bench aboard the US Coast Guard approved vessel. You are welcome to bring your own food and drinks to enjoy on the excursion.
Sail around South Padre looking for bottlenose dolphins swimming in their natural habitat. Cast a specialized net and catch sea horses, starfish, sea slugs, and more for an up close look.
The boat cruises for 1.5 hours before returning to the doc where the tour concludes.
Pickup & Return:
Sea Ranch Marina.
- Local guide
- Live commentary on board
Does not include:
- Gratuities (optional)
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
- Availability for shows cannot be checked without making a booking. Credit cards will only be charged upon confirmation of show availability
- Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund