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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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Nice Dolphin Watch

Had a really nice time out on the bay. The boat trip was very educational and exciting. Very family friendly, a must defiantly come back. They have a bar on board and snacks for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 13, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We booked what was described in the Osprey website as a "sunset dolphin watch cruise." The cruise was nice and we enjoyed seeing the sunset, but we brought our young children and told them that we would see dolphins. There were no dolphins and the crew made no mention of dolphins or any local sea life. We were all disappointed... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

We went on the 8 hour deep sea fishing trip with Captain Bobby and his crew and had a great time. Our family limited out on fish and were very happy. However, other people on the same trip were having a hard time catching due to this trip being their first offshore excursion. The captain's son kept jumping in front... More 

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South Padre Island, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

The captain and deckhand knew what they were doing. They were excited to be there and help us at all times. They took us to great spots, and my friends and I caught about 50 fish. They filleted them and cleaned them for a very nice price. Best fishing company on SPI!

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Harlingen, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

Well worth the money. Lots of fun for both children and adults. The ship crew was hilarious! Highly recommended.

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Elsa, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Went to celebrate Father's Day and it was great! My daughter had an amazing time becoming a pirate. Before paying for the tickets, I read most of the reviews and was a bit nervous, but decided to try it out (most of the reviews were positive). After experiencing the pirate ship myself, I can see how some people rated their... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This was fantastic. We spent most of the 2 hours watching Dolphins, and it was wonderful. There is also an opportunity for a look and touch encounter of sea life. We were able to look and touch starfish, jellyfish and saltwater catfish among others. The crew is fantastic, and the whole thing is very family friendly! I would strongly recommend... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Went on one of the dolphin watches on the bay. Crew drug up sea creatures from the bay and expounded on them, then cruised the area while the crew explained and commented on the area. Very humorous and friendly bunch

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Had a really nice time out on the bay. The boat trip was very educational and exciting. Very family friendly, a must defiantly come back. They have a bar on board and snacks for the kids. They even opened a tab and I just paid it before we got back to the dock. Saw plenty of dolphins and other fish... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

Don't waste your time. The speed boat broke down in the middle of sea and management refused to give our group a full refund! Management was very unprofessional and wouldn't provide their names or their bosses name. Then lied and told other people they gave us a full refund. Very unhappy!

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Round Rock, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Enjoyed the ride out to fishing spot and the sunset back in. Unfortunately not enough time to fish since the ride was so far out. Everyone caught red snapper. Maybe try the longer cruises. Staff extremely nice; captain was great.

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Address: 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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