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Address: 1 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597
Phone Number: 956-761-4752
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Isla Tours offers a variety of family fun filled activities for all ages....

Isla Tours offers a variety of family fun filled activities for all ages. We offer dolphin watching, sunset dolphin watch cruises, eco tours, firework cruises, port of Brownsvillke nature tours, bay and deep sea fishing. Our friendly captains and crew work to ensure your family has a safe and fun trip. Our vessels are safe, clean, and US Coast Guard approved. Private party trips available. Let us take care of you and your family while on vacation... Your adventure starts with us!

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So amazing!!!

There was another dolphin your company right next door but these guys got my attention so I stopped at their booth. They were so friendly and made my wife and I feel so very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 18, 2015
Yale B
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Port Aransas
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Port Aransas
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

There was another dolphin your company right next door but these guys got my attention so I stopped at their booth. They were so friendly and made my wife and I feel so very welcome on their boat. The personal attention and information given not too mention how incredibly close we got to the dolphins made this by far, the... More 

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1 Thank Yale B
Fort Worth
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

At the beginning of October 2015 we took our 3 girls on the Sunset Dolphin watch cruise. It was $10 a person and our 3 year old was free. I thought that was a great perk and their price was already cheaper than some of the other tours. You are also encouraged to bring snacks and your own cooler on... More 

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1 Thank PinkPunch
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

The trip was fun and informative. We did the Eco and dolphin tour but sadly we drug the net longer than they original said we would and only got a crab. Either way the dolphin watching was over the top and we definitely got more than our fair share! Highly recommend this company!

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1 Thank Jennifer H
Cincinnati, Ohio
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

We did the dolphin tour and eco tour for $10/person together. The boat ride was enjoyable and we saw plenty of dolphins. The eco tour was interrupted due to some excitable children. Wish we could have heard more about the other sea life. The tour guide seemed knowledgeable and really passionate about his job. Lasted about an hour.

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1 Thank sassyclassyafro .
Laguna Vista, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

By far the absolute best boat ride you can take! We boarded the fireworks cruise and the crew was super friendly, up beat, and a lot of fun! This is a PARTY boat, equipped with fun music and a ton of lights, but also family friendly (DJ said they don't play anything with curse words.). A pod of dolphins followed... More 

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2 Thank FABOOOSH
Houston, Texas, United States
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

Another dolphin watch company had left us at the dock, and their management was rude to us when we expressed our frustration. One of Captain Murphy's crew members saw that we had been left, walked over and said, "Hey. Don't worry about it. We have some space on our boat. Come ride for free." (We found out later that the... More 

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1 Thank Doug S
Mandeville, Louisiana
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

After weighing the options....not many during this time as the Island was almost empty, we decide to go with the $10 tour. Well it was worth much more! We spent time learning about the boat, the Eco system in the bay and gulf area. We were able to see Cow Fish, blue crabs- pregnant crabs, sea stars and learned about... More 

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Thank Tonia O
Covington, Ohio
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20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Only 10 dollars per person for a combination dolphin watch and eco-tour. A net is dropped from the boat and when the net is pulled in the passengers on the boat hear a great presentation on the sea life that was caught. You can even touch the sea life. We were able to see dolphins that day, too. It was... More 

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Thank buckeyefan60
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

We went on the weekend fireworks cruise and had a great time. You get to see dolphins then cruise the bay up to where the fireworks are fired off. When the sun goes down the music gets turned up and disco lights get turned on so you can dance under the stars. We took our 8 & 15 year old... More 

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1 Thank Amy P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

We took two kids (4 & 8) with us and they loved every minute. The captain let them both steer the boat - which they thought was so neat. We saw dolphins and the best fireworks show we've ever seen. The music was great and the staff was very accommodating. We will definitely take another ride when we come back... More 

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