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Southern Wave Sailing Charters

201 W. Pike, South Padre Island, TX 78597
866-704-7245
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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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Rosemount, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Highly recommend the sunset cruise. Good food, great music & friendly staff. We also had a beautiful sunset that night!

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Harlingen, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

A group from our campground went together for the dinner cruise and after a nice bus ride to the port we climbed aboard and had the most relaxing cruise, listening to the beautiful voice of the girl who played guitar and sang. I could have listened to her all day. It was fun to have our meal cooked right there... More

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

So we came here for our anniversary trip and 3 days in a row another sunset cruise company (do not use breakaway cruises!)cancelled on us 10 minuets before we were to be there. So we tried Southern Wave, and even though the weather was bad they still let us ride on the boat for a short while! They were so... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013 via mobile

We had a wonderful experience. Since it was off season there weren't a lot of people in the boat. A girl sang and played guitar, she was amazing. Taylor, our hostess was kind, courteous, funny, and relatable. She even took the time to take pictures for everyone. The shrimp and fajitas were amazing. Couldn't have asked for anything better. And... More

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Great evening, wonderful boat, crew (including live music) and not to mention the yummy food. The fireworks experience was cherry on the top. Best thing was that it was BYOB. Could have been $10-$15 cheaper and make it a great value but then you miaght not find a spot.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

We are so glad we did this dinner cruise! It was a perfect evening, breeze blowing, beautiful sunset, great entertainment, wonderful food, fabulous hostess - Taylor and awesome fireworks. You won't be disappointed on this trip unless you just don't like this kind of thing! Grilled shrimp for appetizer was delicious, beef and chicken fajitas were wonderful, and fresh fruit... More

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Went on the sunset dinner cruise in June and it was very enjoyable. Good food and accommodations. Restroom on board, BYOB, included dinner and NA drinks, and entertainment. Had a great time, met some fun people and overall enjoyed ourselves. A little pricy for dinner included. I would have enjoyed the sunset cruise by itself, without food. Will definitely do... More

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Sioux City, Iowa, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

I booked a southern comfort dinner cruise ship for my wedding. When we got there they sat us on a boat with a nice must playing in the background. Manager comes out and says this is not for you. Ended up being moved to a different cruise ship because they over booked the private cruise ship. They then told us... More

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sailspi, Owner at Southern Wave Sailing Charters, responded to this review

We are so sorry for your experience but the Southern Comfort is a different boat than the Southern Wave. The Southern Comfort is a platform boat for smaller parties like yours. As our website explains, it is much less expensive and does not offer food or live entertainment. On the night in question, the Southern Wave was booked by another... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013 via mobile

Excellent way to relax. Good food made fresh on board and live music that soothes and entertains. Just the right thing for the quiet evening sail. A must see / do at South Padre Island. Sunsets made to order. :-)

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Magnolia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

We had a fajita dinner which the chef cooked on the boat. Had plenty to eat, it was very good and hot !! Nice and relaxing ride along the edge of the bay. The staff went over-board, no pun intended, to accommodate us. They made sure of everything, and left no details out. The boat was very nice. I would... More

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