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Address: 2612 Gulf Bvld, Beach Access 7, South Padre Island, TX 78597
Phone Number: +1 956-433-9948
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Description: We are pleased to be the premier sandcastle lesson company in the USA and...
We are pleased to be the premier sandcastle lesson company in the USA and operate from Boomerang Billy's on South Padre Island. Our aim is to make your vacation one to remember, and we supply everything - you just bring your smile. We recommend that you secure your booking before your visit by e-mail, phone or text(please include your name if texting). Instructor Andy Hancock will be pleased to help you build the castles of your dreams using 3 simple steps and no previous experience or creative ability is necessary. Our job is to make sure that in one lesson you have all the skills you will need for a lifetime of building on the beach. We don't watch the clock as we are too busy watching our clients have fun.We even include tools for the truly inspired! - See you on the best beach in Texas!
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Great family activity. Learn how build awesome sandcastles without experience. Even comes with a free tool set!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Great family activity. Learn how build awesome sandcastles without experience. Even comes with a free tool set!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

I found Andy's business on Trip Advisor while trying to plan a unique team building event. We were all very pleased with the results. Andy is curtious, responsive, reasonably priced, and best of all, he provides a very fun time. There was a lot of laughter even while he taught us the basics of building sand castles. I highly recommend... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

My daughter and her friend were looking for something different to do and this was it. It was a fun 2 hour lesson with fantastic results. Andy was a lot of fun and gave the girls some great tips. I would recommend to anyone looking for a fun experience that is something different.

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Catoosa, Oklahoma, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

We had a such great a time! Andy was so helpful and funny! I posted the picture of my sandcastle on Facebook and my family didn't believe I built it myself! It was so much fun. I will definitely do the 2 hour lesson next time if we go back to South Padre Island.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 via mobile

Andy did an amazing job! I would definitely recommend this to anyone! He was very helpful with everything. 😏

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Brownsville, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We had a very educational and fun lesson The children advanced quickly and became fascinated with the lesson. The children didn't want to stop building castle with all the different instruments the instructor brought! He is able to entertains a lot of children at once! Great fun ! Don't miss this chance to play in the sand 👍🏻

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Since I live on SPI, I want to have my visitors experience the best attractions. For 4 years, my husband and I have hosted 15-20 college students. Their FAVORITE activity is building sandcastles with Andy Hancock. He relates to them -- gives them great instructions then lets them create their own sand sculpture. It is amazing what the students create.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Andy is the BEST! He is an incredible sandcastle builder and a very entertaining instructor. Don't miss his fabulous wood sculpture in the Super 8 lobby! He's an amazing and talented artist plus just a really nice guy!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We had an amazing time this morning with Andy. He is just a great guy and a fantastic teacher. This was really a great way for the family to spend time on an activity we all enjoyed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This is a wonderful experience for the entire family. Mr Hancock is wonderful with kids and allows them to explore their own creativity while teaching them the tricks of the trade. This is truly a must-do activity on South Padre Island. Amazing pictures. Worth every penny!!

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