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BayWatch Dolphin Tours

2101 Harborside Drive, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
832-859-4557
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Ranked #6 of 39 Activities in Galveston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Omaha, Nebraska
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214 reviews 214 reviews
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105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We had a fun time on the boat seeing the harbor sites. The pelicans and seagulls were entertaining. We did see a few dolphins too! The price is reasonable and the guide enjoyable,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

It was awesome getting to see real wild dolphins. I recommend going on the first boat ride in the morning when the dolphins are feeding behind the shrimp boats. The Captain gives good history and info on things in the harbor. The best part was the price. 👍👍

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Harrison
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

This tour was great and for the cost you can't beat the value. The staff was courteous and efficient plus a very knowledgeable captain. A great way to see the harbor and get a feel for the ship activity in the harbor. Oh, and we did actually see a few dolphins lol plus some kind of a sea snake. I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We had 2 adults, 1 teenager & a 5 yr. old in our group. It was our favorite thing to do on our trip this week! The Capt. did an excellent job navigating. He found us lots of dolphins, even babies! We saw many interesting old ships & the Capt. told us some interesting facts. This was my 2nd time... More

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Dallas, Texas
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9 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We went on the Baywatch Dolphin Tour at 4:30 during the week. It's inexpensive ($10 adults, $5 kids) and we enjoyed the boat ride but we did not see a lot of dolphins. There were a few baby dolphins playing in the water (none jumped so we couldn't see them very well) and we also saw tales of adult dolphins... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We had a wonderful time watching the dolphins on this tour! We saw dozens of dolphins right up close! The captain gave a great tour of the entire harbor- he was very knowledgeable and answered any questions we had. Great value! We highly recommend it for families with kids! They sold cold drinks on board as well for just $1.

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Raymore, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

We had 4, 2 adults and 2 kids, and we loved it. Saw dolphins but also got to see the bay from the water. The driver was very knowledgable about the other boats and docks, etc. it was about 45 minutes and a great overall experience. And, it was extremely affordable.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Our family enjoyed this! All ages. Captain did a good job of pointing out dolphins, talking about the island, boats around, history, highlights... More than just a dolphin boat ride! Price seemed great at $10 for adults, $5 kiddos. They do sell beverages for $1 on the boat. 45 minute ride.

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Dripping Springs, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Galveston is a fun city with lots to do and see--this is just not one of them. If you have been on any ocean trip, you have seen the dolphins as they should be seen--swimming, jumping or surfing freely. This is watching grey blobs in the water looking for shrimper cast offs--with too many Sea Gulls blocking the view for... More

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Goddard, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We enjoyed our dolphin tour. It cost $10 for about 45 minutes (kids are $5). At first we didn't see many dolphins so the captain filled the time with information about different places around the harbor, which was interesting and helped us understand all the machinery around the harbor. The dolphins weren't extremely active but we still enjoyed being on... More

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