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Address: 2101 Harborside Drive, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
Phone Number: 832-859-4557
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Description: BayWatch Dolphin Tours is been serving the Galveston and Houston area...
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.
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Exciting and fun!

For about $10, you can buy a boarding pass to this 35-40 minute tour of the the harbor area & Galveston Bay. The captain is your tour guide and does his best to show customers the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
MermaidMax
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Arlington, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW via mobile

For about $10, you can buy a boarding pass to this 35-40 minute tour of the the harbor area & Galveston Bay. The captain is your tour guide and does his best to show customers the best places to spot the dolphins. (He claims a 98% success rate.) I was able to get some excellent up-close video of about a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

Josh our tour guide was fabulous!! Stephanie was very sweet. Both went out of their way to make this a memorable part of our trip. We saw alot of dolphins. Definitely worth more than the $10.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

For 10 bucks it's a must do! We saw MANY Dolphins and it was such a nice long boat ride. My 5 yr old loved it! They also sell drinks for $1 and have a restroom on the boat.

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Overland Park, Kansas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

For a cost $10 for a 45 minute boat ride in Galveston Bay to see dolphins, it was a good deal. We could have seen the dolphins at a distance from the pier for free, but it was great to get out on the water and see them up close for not much money.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

What a great tour! Not only did we see dolphins but we also saw a few other attractions. The tour is 45 minutes and is so relaxing. The tour was well worth my 10$.

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Chickasha, Oklahoma, United States
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

Although we didn't see numerous amounts of Dolphins around we were able to get up close to pack of 3 when first headed out from bay. We noticed 2 more out farther and a pair coming back in. The kids really enjoyed seeing this and was fun to be the boat with them and everyone. We had a overcast which... More 

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Texas
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

I love dolphins, so seeing them in their natural habitat was amazing to see. Yes, you can pay around $50+ to go see dolphins in a swimming pool at Sea world, but I would so much rather see them swimming freely. So my friend and I took this dolphin boat trip, we saw dolphins, and it was beautiful!

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Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

The captain was knowledgeable and the tour was 45 min. for only 10.00 a piece. We did see dolphins and also a lot of the sites along the shore. Would give this tour 5 stars with no problem

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

They didn't go very far. Captain kept repeating himself. I felt the fairy was better for site seeing and that was free. Very disappointed as far as dolphin tours go.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

We had a fabulous time & would highly recommend this dolphin tour!!!! We saw so many dolphins & the captain made sure everyone on the boat got to view them multiple times!! He told us fun & interesting facts about the harbor, sold drinks for a very reasonable price, we sat on the back deck (best seats as far as... More 

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