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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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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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 beach Bar 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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Who knew what we could create!

Andy is awesome! We took a group lesson and learned a bunch about making sand castles. This is a great activity for all ages and groups.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Andy is awesome! We took a group lesson and learned a bunch about making sand castles. This is a great activity for all ages and groups.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

EXCELLENT experience for anyone who enjoys crafting or artistic design! My 3 teens were so excited to try it that we stayed an extra day to get into his schedule, and it was WELL worth it. Andy teaches art as well as the sand craft, in a lively and engaging way. Was the highlight of our trip! He only takes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Andy came to our location on the beach. There were 7 of us from age 6 to 44. We all participated and thoroughly enjoyed it!!! It was the highlight of our trip and would definitely recommend!!!!!

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Marble Falls, Texas
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We had the greatest time learning a proper way to get the "artist" in us all from 18 mo to 65+ years satisfied during a great day at South Padre. We created a fantastical sculpture with the expert advice and encouragement from Andy and crew. And we had a tool kit to carry on! Must build more and often. Thanks... More 

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Woodward, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This is my second time meeting Andy. The first was a few years ago on an adult trip with friends and this time I brought my daughter and some of our friends. Andy is great with children and adults. The area is shaded so you don't overheat. He has the tools and the expertise to turn you into an expert... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Our family's lesson with Andy was the highlight of our trip to SPI! His gentle humor got everyone involved and relaxed, and we were amazed at the masterpiece we were able to create during the course of our lesson. Even more amazing was what we were able to create later on our own with the knowledge he shared with us.... More 

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Lakeway, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Andy was awesome. He is funny and kind, works great with children of all ages. I cannot wait to go back and have a more advanced lesson!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

If you thought you knew how to make a sandcastle you don't until you've had a good lesson on it. Our whole family went. We had a blast, 2 teenagers and 5 adults. Andy was entertaining and informative. It is a must try for an afternoon.

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Weatherford, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Loved the Sandcastle Lessons. Andy is wonderful and fun easy lessons. We've took our tools back to the beach and made our own sandcastle's and had people stop and look at our grandson's castle at his and go wow. Totally worth the 2 hr. lesson.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Just do it! It's something that turns out to be incredibly fun for the family! We had little girls and they are still talking about it. 😄

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Address: 2612 Gulf Bvld, Beach Access 7, South Padre Island, TX 78597
Phone Number: +1 956-433-9948
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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