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Address: 2401 Laguna Blvd., South Padre Island, TX 78597
Phone Number: +1 866-704-7245
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Description: Sunset dinner cruises or Snorkeling trips with lunch a must. A visit to...
Sunset dinner cruises or Snorkeling trips with lunch a must. 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, grilled fish, jumbo grilled shrimp 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.
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We sailed with Southern Wave on July 31st 2014. It was my sons 13th Birthday. I made prior arrangements with the staff to have a surprise Birthday on board. And they came threw... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

We sailed with Southern Wave on July 31st 2014. It was my sons 13th Birthday. I made prior arrangements with the staff to have a surprise Birthday on board. And they came threw with class. The crew was friendly and wonderful. The foid was great, and the surprise cake and song were amazing. I will with out a doubt be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Was alot of fun! Went for the first time with my hubby and the food was pretty good. Just didn't care for the fajita but everything else was really good. Although there was 1 person attending everyone, she did an amazing job!! Thanks Sam for being such a sweetheart and for attending to everyone quickly!

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Longmont, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We had a wonderful experience on the wave runner tour. The staff is excellent. Our tour guide gave us a fabulous tour of the area, saw some dolphins, and gave our teenage son the chance to enjoy the speed of the wave runners. This was one of the highlights of our trip. I highly recommend using this business for family... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Calm seas, great weather, small group and plenty of food. We only had 7 couples on board so there was plenty of room. We were all mellow and enjoyed visiting, nobody was drunk or smoking so it made it even more pleasant. Sam was a great hostess, and singer was friendly. Had a good time, would go again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I'm submitting this for my parents. I bought them this dinner cruise for my dad's birthday. They had a really good time. They couldn't stop raving about the food. My dad said all that was missing was guacamole! They said they would definitely go again. Dad says "Compliments to the chef." Thank you for giving my parents a good time.

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Madison Heights, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

The sunset views, fresh food, live music and great staff were amazing! This is a MUST do in South Padre!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

This was a leisurely, two-hour catamaran sail. We were serenaded throughout our cruise and treated to absolutely delicious food cooked right on board. The grilled shrimp was fantastic, and we also really enjoyed the chicken and beef fajitas. To top it all off, we had a tasty dessert of fresh fruit. Yum! We had such a lovely time!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We enjoyed the food, enjoyed the music and the sunset was amazing! We were waited on hand and foot. Excellent!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

As a tour coordinator, I include Southern Wave's catamaran ride at least twice yearly on our calendar. They provide a calm two-hour ride around the inlet. The shrimp, 2-meat fajitas, and fruit are nicely seasoned and fresh. They were especially gracious with an office mistake, which was later corrected. A tour on the open waters was also appreciated during the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This was the most romantic cruise we've ever had, with great live music and hot food cooked on board.. Sam made us feel at home with her hospitality.. Worth every dime! A must do cruise on the island..

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