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Whooping Crane Boat Tours - Wharf Cat

Address: Fisherman's Wharf, Port Aransas, TX
Phone Number: 800-605-5448
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Ranked #20 of 33 Activities in Port Aransas
Type: Boat Tours, Adventure
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Type: Boat Tours, Adventure
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Fullerton, CA
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Went out on a bay cruise for a rather somber occasion to spread a loved ones ashes on the water. Tommy was able to keep it light and fun, with Jimmy Buffett tunes playing and pointing out some great siteings of birds and dolphins. When the time came, he was helpful in suggesting how to sprinkle the ashes and very... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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73 reviews 73 reviews
29 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Rode the Wharf Cat out of Rockport TX to look for Whooping Cranes. The boat was not running right so we only covered about 2/3 rds of the area they normally do. Saw 41 Whooping Cranes including several family groups with immature 1st year birds. Also saw a number of dolphins and lots of other shore birds. Ray Kirkwood was... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2012

Texans have participated in saving the whooping cranes for the last 65+ years, so there are many of us who want to see the successful results of our labor. These goreous large birds are to a Texas what a condor is to a Californian. They are part of our soul! Our narrator was an expert in coastal ornithology and actually... More 

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