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Address: 123 Rosenberg Drive, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
Phone Number: 409 765 9321

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This place has great fishing if you wait for a ship you can surf the waves for a mile or more.

I grew up in Galveston and the galveston ship channel is awsome lots of ships and if you go to the end of the jetty and wait for a ship the waves you can surf if you fall there is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
konikowski
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Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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67 reviews 67 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

I grew up in Galveston and the galveston ship channel is awsome lots of ships and if you go to the end of the jetty and wait for a ship the waves you can surf if you fall there is another one behind make sure not to go too far its not easy to get up the dock. Lots of... More 

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Minden, Nevada, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

With free time, we drove to the Ferry. We parked our car for free and jooped the the ferry. It was nice to get a wide view of the port, working rigs, sailboats and dolphins. How nice that the city makes it free.

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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Went through customs fast. Great job. We just got off the Navigator of the Seas. Royal Caribbean cruise ship. Fast and well organize. Had a great trip and was greeted with a smile. Pleasant experience.

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Ferris, Texas
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80 reviews 80 reviews
26 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Always quick if you get there early and know the rules. And don't forget to pay your taxes on liquor and cigarettes coming in.

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Waitsburg, Washington
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We used SuperShuttle recently for transportation from a hotel in Houston to the Galveston port for a cruise and then back to the airport at the completion of our cruise. They were extremely prompt -almost to the minute. They texted before they arrived and have an app that allows you to track where their shuttle is located. I researched transportation... More 

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Cypress, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Cruise Dates - Feb 19-23, 2015. We got lucky. Weather was perfect leaving Galveston...warm in the 60's. High 70's on Cozumel. We returned to icy cold Galveston weather in the 30's but we were prepared. Parking - chose to park at Galveston Park N Cruise. Good choice. Covered parking. No need to ride a shuttle. Wheel your luggage across the... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Not a city you want to visit, ever. Beaches not good. Lots of crime. and the roaming pit bulls suck!!!!

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San Antonio, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

The Port of Galveston is the worst port we have ever sailed out of or into. When we arrived, we had to wait for a porter to be called, and assist us with our luggage. Plus, we had requested wheelchair assistance, and even after confirming that we were on the list, they did not have anything ready for us. We... More 

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Langley, Canada
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61 reviews 61 reviews
31 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Over all I can see why the rating is low on going here. We were there with friends waiting to the boarding time on our cruise with carnival. Apparently the town is more lively on those days. There are many older homes that you can walk around and look at. That wasn't what made it so fun for us. The... More 

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Curitiba
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26 reviews 26 reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

This was the first cruise we took in our whole lives and it was an Eastern Caribbean cruise that had ports in Key West FL, Freeport Bahamas, and Nassau Bahamas. We started our trip by driving down from Houston to Galveston. Traffic was alright and took us the expect amount of time to get there (we left a little earlier... More 

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