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Southern Wave Sailing Charters

201 W. Pike, South Padre Island, TX 78597
866-704-7245
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: A visit to South Padre Island or Port Isabel wouldn't be complete without a sailing trip on Southern Wave. Sit back, relax, and enjoy a cool drink... more » Owner description: A visit to South Padre Island or Port Isabel wouldn't be complete without a sailing trip on Southern Wave. Sit back, relax, and enjoy a cool drink while the South Texas sun puts on it's spectacular evening sunset show for you... this is the perfect way to end your day and start your evening. You can lay in the South Padre Island sun on our spacious trampolines or relax under the covered canopy. Most mornings, we'll snorkel in the waters of the Laguna Madre, northwest of South Padre Island with delicious lunch. Afternoons may be spent Dolphin Watching, Picnicking or working on your tan. We have a grill on board so we can make your trip to South Padre Island special. In the evenings, we have a Sunset Dinner Cruise - the Chef grills an all-u-can eat Beef and Chicken fajita dinner picnic buffet style, jumbo grilled srimp as appetizer, all you can drink bottled water and sodas, the hostess puts out fresh cut fruit platter, the musician plays great music. Of course in the summer, the Friday night fireworks are not to be missed.. « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

Went on the sunset dinner cruise. It was an amazing might. The crew is so nice and accommodating. Dinner was absolutely delicious. Music was perfect!! And shall we not forget the most amazing sunset ever. If you go to south padre and don't do this your missing out. It was my birthday ... Thank you southern wave for awesome might.

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Wichita Falls, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We took the snorkeling trip and had the best time of our entire weekend. The captain of the boat and the hostess were super hospitable and fun to be with. They created a great atmosphere that relaxed all of us customers which made it easier to interact with each other instead of just sticking with our little group of friends.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Charted the Southern Wave for our wedding rehearsal dinner. Everyone had a great time and the food was great too. They take you only on the bay side so the ride is smooth and you get to see all the nice houses, very enjoyable time. Shrimp appetizer was a big hit, fajitas were also great, only small issue was the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I had scheduled a snorkeling trip for my sister's birthday & we were both pretty excited. I received a call early in the morning of our scheduled trip, telling me that they would not be doing the snorkeling trip due to the waters not being clear enough. First thought, "Bummer!" But then I was told they would honor the snorkeling... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We have going on the Dinner cruise for years. With the same awesome Captain Sean. We were on the island for my daughter's wedding. She would have gotten married on the Southern Wave except it only holds 40 people. So to wind the week of wedding parties up we booked the entire Southern Wave for just our friends that had... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 via mobile

Sam was a great waitress! We didn't have to get anything! The chef was great- food was wonderful. Totally worth the money to do this. Terry was fantastic with the music- great one man band. I can't even describe how great this was! I had a great birthday for sure! Thank you Southern Wave!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Great dinner the best out if our 7 day visit. Great love music, wonderful food, and amazing hostess. Recommend this x 10!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I have been snorkeling with Southern Waves twice now and it is an incredible experience. A nice short ride and an hour spent snorkeling then a wonderful meal of hamburgers and hot dogs and fresh fruit. This year we decided to try the sunset dinner cruise and was highly impressed. More food than you could possibly eat, live entertainment and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I celebrated our 44th Anversary with 10 of our friends. We had the best time ever. Everyone said we could never top this party!

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Cambridge, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We came to south padre on our Honeymoon. The southern wave was a last minute thing for us. I finally convinced my husband to go and of course the day we wanted was book. we were put on a waiting list and the actually had a cancellation so we were able to go. The staff of the cruise was amazing... More

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