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Address: 215 Kipp Ave Kemah, Kemah, TX 77565
Phone Number: 281-334-6640
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Be perpared to get very wet!!

It was a great boat ride but be prepared. When I say wet, I mean "wet". The ride lasts about 20 minutes and is fun.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
Shreveport, Louisiana
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

Love love love!!! Make sure you have a change of clothes and don't bring your phone or anything that can't get wet. This is a must when in kemah!! The music, the air, the water!!! Don't think twice, just do it! !!

Thank Siena T
Cypress, Texas
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Took my 82 year old mom and 57-year old cousin.....both had a blast. Soaked but giddy. It was a nice day in October. Not sure how it would be like in the hot summer months. Our ride was a lot of fun and worth the experience, particularly for those of us who don't own speedboats!

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Magnolia, Texas
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223 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

If you want to pay $$ to get wet , then go ahead. The wait is twice ( or more) as long as the ride out in the upper regions of Galveston Bay. Save your $$ for the amusements @ the Boardwalk!

Thank GPZachary
Kemah, Texas
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

Fun for the entire family...really fast and fun...could have done without the entertainment. But great ride.

Thank Cent B
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Since we were in Kemah, we wanted to get out on the water. At first we were thinking a slow cruise around, but then we saw the sign for this ride. This was way more fun! Nothing like a speedboat splashing water on a hot day and wind in your hair to feel great.

Thank Maria M
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17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

We rode this speedboat at the end of the day on a Wednesday so it wasn't that crowded and the line wasn't bad. For 17$ per person you get; 2 dancing girls, obnoxiously loud music, 30 minutes of fast boating in the bay, and loads of water in your face. It can however be an exhilarating ride and fun for... More 

Thank Glen A
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10 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Waited for a while. Boat broke down then our time got cancelled. In the heat of the day that was not fun.

Thank 326margaretr
Houston, United States
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117 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The Boardwalk beast is an open-air boat ride around the bay at Kemah, taking off from the Boardwalk. During the summer, be sure to bring hats as the sun can roast. The ride is made thrilling by the synchronized (quirky) dancing of the boat attendants and the witty commentary that provides a history of the bay area. Good for the... More 

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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56 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

It was a great boat ride but be prepared. When I say wet, I mean "wet". The ride lasts about 20 minutes and is fun.

Thank SAM387
Hemphill, Texas
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106 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

This was a fun boat ride be prepared to get wet . It was over priced and I would not do it again if you like getting wet Than go ahead

Thank hookiemomma

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