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Address: 1 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597
Phone Number: 956-761-4752
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Description: 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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Awesome tour

This is a wonderful cruise to take to see dolphins. My husband and I went on the sunset cruise. It was not expensive and we did give them a big tip. It was interesting to learn... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 3, 2015
Connie W
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Sundance, Wyoming
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Sundance, Wyoming
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5 reviews 5 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This is a wonderful cruise to take to see dolphins. My husband and I went on the sunset cruise. It was not expensive and we did give them a big tip. It was interesting to learn about the dolphins and watch them "surf". Captain Murphy is very knowledgeable and taught us a lot about the dolphins, the other boats, the... More 

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Ajax, Canada
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16 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

My friends and I were in South Padre Island for a friend's wedding. We wanted to go on a dolphin tour and of all the tours available on the Island, Isla Tours came highly recommended. We went on a 1.5 hour tour of the Gulf of Mexico. At first we were trolling for underwater sea creatures, but all we were... More 

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Luling, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We did the afternoon dolphin tour. There were only about 10 people on the boat. Captain Murphy was great in his ability to find the dolphins and keep them near the boat for plenty of photo opportunities. Great group of guys.

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Rockwall, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Definitely a highlight of our stay on S. Padre Island! On this two-hour tour you'll see dozens of dolphins swimming next to the big boat, plus get to hold and see lots of fish and sea-life they haul in with their net. You'll also be taken to south end of island by pier and Boca Chica where new SpaceX Center... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

Paid a online and called to confirm, just to get to dock to find a very non professional group who had booked a private tour. Paid 15.00 on line but was 10.00 at dock. Had to pay out of pocket to go on another boat that was leaving dock. Very disappointed, no one had records or knew anything. Was told... More 

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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We took our almost 3 year old and he loved it. We saw so many dolphins it was amazing. The came so close to the boat ! The captain let our son sit and pretend to drive. Huge smile ! This was one of the best adventures on the island !

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Magnolia, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I have been going to South Padre Island since I was a little girl and now I have been taking my family their for over six years now and luv it !! We make it a yearly trip to stay on the island and go on Murphy's Law to go on the fireworks cruise and the dolphin watching. Our kids... More 

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Mexia, Texas
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

We visited the Island over the New Year holidays, and were in South Padre for six days. We wanted to do a Port of Brownsville Tour. When I called, I found the tours were only offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9am-1pm. Weather caused the Tuesday tour to be canceled. Better weather was predicted for the Thursday date and the... More 

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Southlake, Texas
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7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

This was our third outing on the Friday night fireworks cruise and once again it was very enjoyable. Trip consists of a dolphin search in the lower bay and then a trip to the upper bay (complete with D J music and a disco ball) for the fireworks. Great fun, all of the other cruise boat passengers wished they were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013 via mobile

We went on the dolphin watch tour. (I didn't want to do the Eco one). But they added the Eco tour for ours. It was a very, very slow beginning. We 'had' to redo the netting because apparently we didn't catch anything the first time. We only spend maybe 20 min to look for dolphins. We only saw a few... More 

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