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Address: South Padre Island, TX 78597
Phone Number: (956) 299-0629
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Wonderful experience

I went on this tour with my husband, son, daughter-in-law and 3 young grandchildren. We are not crazy about large tour groups so this was perfect for us. Captain Ford is such a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Austin, Texas
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I went on this tour with my husband, son, daughter-in-law and 3 young grandchildren. We are not crazy about large tour groups so this was perfect for us. Captain Ford is such a kind, genuine person, knowledgable person, and he had a lovely rapport with the children. It was a fun, educational tour and so exciting when the dolphins came... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We would recommend this tour to anybody. Ford, the captain, was very polite and knowledgeable of the dolphins. The Dolphins came right up to the boat to play. Will definitely do again when we come back to South Padre.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Captain Ford was great. My sons and I went on both dolphin and bird tours and Captain Ford was very knowledgeable. We really enjoyed our time with him and would recommend his tours for anyone looking for a fun and educational time. He allowed me to bring my dog Rooby and she loved the tours as much as the rest... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We called to inquire about a dolphin tour, and Ford let us know he could take us that same day. He was punctual (within 5 minutes of our scheduled time) and very personable. Our family of 4 had the entire boat to ourselves, since the maximum number of guests is 6. It was wonderful to be comfortable, not have to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

A highlight of our trip. Captain Ford was the best. He knew exactly where to take our family and provided great facts about the dolphins, their habitat, etc. We saw mom and babies swimming, dolphins rode the back of the boat for a while and we found a group of as many as 6 playing. Ford even took us out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Amazing up close experience with Captain Ford. A must do for anyone visiting the South Padre area! We had teens along and they even loved this amazing adventure. We were able to just have our group on this private tour at a very reasonable price.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

My family and I joined Ford on his dolphin tour and it was an incredible experience. He was extremly friendly and more concerned about his costumers seeing Dolphins rather than him getting the money. The first hour of our trip we didn't spot any dolphin and he offered us to take us back out after his next appointment for free!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

Ford was a great guide. Very personable and friendly and we got to see tons of Dolphins. Absolutely incredible!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

Loved the tour! Captain Ford knew all the good spots to see the dolphins in action and encouraged us all to move around the boat to see everything. We saw many baby dolphins and they were all jumping and playing right by the boat. My whole family enjoyed this so much and we will definitely do it again!

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We recently used this service to do a dolphin tour, and were very impressed! Ford and George were very accommodating and easy to get along with. As we cruised along the bay, they were able to spot a small pod of dolphins, and we pulled up to the area they were at. We were even close enough to see a... More 

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Address: South Padre Island, TX 78597
Phone Number: (956) 299-0629
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island

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