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Fins to Feathers

PO Box 2611, South Padre Island, TX 78597
(956) 299-0629
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Traveler Description: These are great, personal tours. The guides are actually familiar with the dolphins and are very well educated on the wildlife of the island. They go... more »
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I thought the trip out to see the dolphins was excellent. We rode on a pontoon boat that was able to hold 7 people, including the driver, and a dog. The dolphins recognize the boat and swim right up to it. The dog is very friendly and loves people. She came up to us, but she wasn't jumpy and she... More

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Waterville
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7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Best money we spent on South Padre Island! A very reasonable charge for a boat ride around the bay area. Embark from Port Isabel and take a trip with Rozzi the dog and his new companion, a pig! Who knew dolphin watching would be so much fun with a dog. Scarlett, the amazing dolphin whisperer would shout "I do believe... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014 via mobile

My family, friends, and I loved this tour. The experience with the guide and his dog was more fun than the dolphins! This is also a great tour for bird watchers. If we ever go back to padre we will return.

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Texarkana, Texas
2 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We had a great trip. We saw dolphins for an hour straight within 30 yards. They did 5 flips and lots of other great fun to see. The crew was really fun and you could tell they love dolphins. It was a truly personal experience.

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Austin, Texas
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8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

We did dolphin watching twice during our trip. Once on a big boat with Breakaway, and the second time with Fin and Feathers. The smaller boat (only 6 passengers) made for a much nicer experience. We got closer to more dolphins and had a much better view. It is well worth the extra money.

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Green Valley, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

I went on a tour April 13th with George and his dolphin-pointing dog who actually runs to the point on the boat (a pontoon the day I went) where the dolphins are. It's amazing to see the dog in action. We saw several dolphins some of which came right up to the boat and swam next to us. George has... More

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

We had a great personalized tour with George and Gorge the dog, we followed a group of 4 dolphins, saw lots of birds, learned about the inland waterway and the portuguese man o war, and got fired on from the pirate ship. My kids loved it, we loved it! Our captain was super, he even let the kids steer the... More

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Rochester NY
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5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

We went on a dolphin viewing boat trip with George and dolphin dog Gorgie. There were 5 of us on the excursion and we found the dolphins just a short ride from where the boat was docked in Port Isabel. We had a great time. There were up to 7 dolphins that jumped and swam right beside the boat for... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

An excellent boat tour with Scarlett and Rozzi the dolphin-dog; dolphins and birds, and sunshine. LOTS of dolphins. We had a great day.

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Buda, Texas
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12 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

My beautiful wife and I took the dolphin tour on Labor Day, no reservation, last minute lucky call. George, the guide only has room for six passengers at a time, so it's a personal tour by design and reservations are recommended. The dolphins were active, lots of pictures. The birding was good, too. George is a lifetime local and shares... More

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