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Address: 1 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597
Phone Number: 956-761-6655
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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Fishing in the big water

This was on the bucket list. My husband caught a good red snapper. Neither of us had ever been out away from the shore, so we hot to do something new - hard to do when you are our... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Alma, Arkansas
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Katy, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

It is a good opportunity for kids to see some dolphins and birds (pelicans and seagulls, mainly) as they get thrilled to see the dolphins come slightly out of the water. Not much excitement for adults, though. Especially if you've seen this before and in with a lot more animals interacting. Drinks and snacks are available onboard for purchase.

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Amarillo, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

This was our first time to Padre and to the Pirate Ship. My family and I loved every minute. The members of the ship were very good with the kids. We loved how they kept the kids attention during the whole experience. We also enjoyed the server who came by to offer drinks and snacks. We will definitely be back... More 

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Pearland, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Excellent adventure for your youngest up to pre-teens. The crew does a very good job of giving the kids an opportunity to participate so encourage your kids to jump right in at every chance. This is an evening until after dark excursion. Wear casual clothes and don't be afraid to get wet. My thanks to the Captain and crew who... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We opted for the Black Dragon Pirate Ship Cruise - it was a great experience and well worth the money. My family absolutely loved it and the entertainment onboard was exceptional. It may have been my son's best day ever so far...

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Alma, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This was on the bucket list. My husband caught a good red snapper. Neither of us had ever been out away from the shore, so we hot to do something new - hard to do when you are our age. Thanks Osprey Cruises.

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Little Elm, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

The trip was not that great IMO. The ride out was very rough and long (2 Plus Hrs) for the amount of time we spend fishing, which was about 30-45 minutes. The water was rough and the boat was not stable, again this is nature and cant be controlled. This trip is recommended more for tourist and not what I... More 

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Bedford, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

My family and I went on a dolphin cruise in South Padre. It was a wonderful experience. The weather was beautiful. The boat crew and staff were very helpful. They were attentive and super friendly. They answered all of our questions about the gulf, the sea creatures, and the pier. It was very educational. The boat had an air conditioned... More 

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Austin, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Went with our two kids both under 10 and we all loved it. The 2 hrs flew by and this easily became the highlight of our week long trip in SPI. Very interactive and lots of fun. Oh and you can't go wrong with a full bar on board for the adults!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Went back for the second time to Osprey cruises. Had a great time on the boats! The staff was friendly, everything was clean and the prices were right! We will be returning next year!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

During my 2 hour trip I only witness 4 Dolphins and 2 Pelican birds. However, I enjoyed riding the water with a cool breeze.

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Additional Information about Osprey Cruises

Address: 1 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597
Phone Number: 956-761-6655
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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