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Address: 1 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597
Phone Number: 956-761-6655
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Description: Osprey Cruises offers a variety of water-related activities and...
Osprey Cruises offers a variety of water-related activities and attractions. Deep Sea fishing trips aboard Osprey 1 and Osprey 2. Bay fishing trips aboard Bay King and Buccaneer. Bird watching cruises. Sightseeing cruises. Boat rides. Dolphin watching cruises. Nature and eco trips. Sunset cruises. Fireworks cruises. Osprey Cruises and Black Dragon are the top ranked boating attractions by visitors to South Padre Island area.
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Great experience for young and old! A MUST

Husband and I had a blast taking this cruise. Although we had little sea life caught from dragging nets we loved seeing the dolphins. The whole boat crew were wonderful and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
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Perkins, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

been fishing with this captain for over a decade. Highly educated on fishing and catching. Excellent boats man!!! Will never disappoint!!!! Great fun for all ages!!

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Starbuck, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We went on the Port of Brownsville tour today and although it was cloudy and drizzly we enjoyed the trip immensely! The crew were all outstanding and attentive and very knowledgeable, especially our announcer Christy (sp?).This trip was a hi-light of our two month stay here on SPI and one we would not only recommend to everybody but one we... More 

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Hanover, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Yesterday morning we went out with Osprey Tours on their Port of Brownville Tour. Who knew a port could be so much fun? The boat itself is very comfortable with outside viewing deck both up and down and a very comfortable inside area to get out of the weather if you wish. Inside there is a bar that serves snacks,... More 

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Perkins, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Husband and I had a blast taking this cruise. Although we had little sea life caught from dragging nets we loved seeing the dolphins. The whole boat crew were wonderful and freindly. The host was very informative. We will be visiting again with our kids.

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North Richland Hills, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

My husband had booked a dinner cruise for February 28th but the weather that day turned out cold and drizzly. We went up there early that morning to confirm if it was going to be cancelled and turned out it was. We were offered discount tickets for the dolphin watch cruise but Phil was standing close by and said we... More 

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South Padre Island, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

An amazing experience with tour guide, Christie. In our travels over many years, my husband and I have taken many tours for all kinds of purposes and have never had a guide so thoroughly informed about her subject. In this case, guide Christie had all the info anyone could possibly ever want to know about each of the vessels in... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We went out today, March 2nd on the Osprey out of Port Mansfield. A front had moved through and fishing was terrible. In my opinion on such a day when we pay $73 (which may be cheap for such a trip but not cheap to me) we shouldn't have gone out and the trip should have been rescheduled. We were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Going on a dolphin tour is always a bit of a gamble - how many you see and how playful they are depends on the dolphins! What makes this tour special is the "eco" part. They drag a net for 20 minutes or so, then bring it up and dump the "catch" in a tank. Then a crew member takes... More 

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Bloomington, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

We took the cruise because it promised information regarding de-commissioned Navy vessels and ships that are being scrapped for scrap metal and sold to China. The cruise did not let us down! The host was incredibly knowledgeable, we got to sample fresh shrimp and were given a voucher for a free meal at the Shrimp Haus which was fantastic! We... More 

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Ellsworth, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

went deep sea fishing it was great and the crew was fun. Worth every penny it costs which isnt that much if you look at it. caught or limit and my wife had a shark on her line Lots of fun.

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