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Address: South Padre Island, TX 78597
Phone Number: +1 956-299-0629
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Fins to Feathers is committed to education and conservation through...

Fins to Feathers is committed to education and conservation through experiential learning. We create the experience of interacting with wild bottle nose dolphins in the Lower Laguna Madre Bay. We have been using the Laguna Skimmer, our 35' Catamaran to provide this service for 18 years and the dolphins know and like us….Please come and enjoy the experience with us.

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Framily friendly Dolphin tour

An outstanding and delightful way to spend a few hours in the morning watching assorted birds native to south TX and pretending to swim with dolphins. Capt. Ford is extremely... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Robin G
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Los Fresnos, Texas
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Los Fresnos, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

An outstanding and delightful way to spend a few hours in the morning watching assorted birds native to south TX and pretending to swim with dolphins. Capt. Ford is extremely personable, knowledgeable, and his love of the local wildlife, the environment and the history of the area is so obvious. His specialty is small group tours and six of us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A morning in the bay with Captain Ford of Fins to Feathers is an adventure you won't want to miss when you are in the South Padre Island area!. Courteous, knowledgeable, friendly and a natural teacher, he delighted our party of 5 with his outgoing personality. Ford knows where the dolphins are and how to entice them to entertain dolphin... More 

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Thank Joan E
Everett, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed my trip I took. The captain was knowable about the area. What I really liked about him was he really cared about everyone having a great time. I was there mainly to see birds and he would stop and pull closer so I could get a great picture. We saw Dolphins a few times but he was... More 

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Thank Michael S
Houston, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

We were in SPI for a family holiday after Christmas. We booked a Fins and Feathers tour and it was fabulous. Scarlet is a wealth of information on Dolphins, birds, and the local wildlife. We saw many dolphins in an hour and a half in her favorite spots. We plan on taking her tour every time we visit SPI

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Thank Page J
Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

This was my third tour with Fins to Feathers. Each one has been awesome! We saw lots of dolphins and birds. Scarlett is very knowledgeable about the birds and Dolphins. Very enjoyable trip!

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Thank Catherine I
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

A amazing experience roses a true dolphin whisperer and see numerous amounts of sea life around the area! Also the a,out of bird life! A fun experience for the whole family of any size!

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Thank Stephanie G
New Braunfels, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

It was a very nice and relaxing experience. It was interesting to see dolphins and our tour guide was very entertaining and well versed in nautical knowledge.

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Thank Oscar T
Hillsboro, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

Ford and Renee do an awesome job hosting Dolphin tours! Our family of five thoroughly enjoyed their company, and they were very knowledgable of the area as well as the wildlife. Ford even let our young one drive the boat, and she was in heaven! Dolphins were everywhere and so playful!! Thanks for a great time, Ford and Renee!!

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Thank Lanatiff
Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

Our guests from the north were expecting warm weather with lots of beach time when they visited this week. Unfortunately, a cold and very windy week greeted them. We bundled up for beach walks and souvenir shopping but they truly wanted to be on the water and see Dolphins. We are so glad Fins to Feathers and Captain Ford were... More 

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Midland, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

My wife and I were down for the Thanksgiving Holiday, and set up a birding trip with Fins to Feathers for Friday morning. Our intent was to see the Mangrove Warbler, however, the warbler was not cooperative. We had a wonderful time all the same. Fins to Feathers is awesome! We did see some great birds even though the Mangrove... More 

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