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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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Crosby, Mississippi
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Nothing but good things to say...do this. Priced nicely, the guys were helpful and knowledgeable. Our group was from 21-64, and all enjoyed.

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Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We went out with the Osprey crew for the dolphin watch. We saw many, many dolphins and had the guide explain everything we could have imagined about the area, dolphins, fishing, living on South Padre Island and whatever else we asked. They drug the bottom and we got starfish, a ray, a shrimp, a crab, and a very dangerous fish... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

Thank you so much for offering honest professional services at a reasonable price. Every year Osprey fishing trips out does the year before new equipment, refurbished boats. I have checked out their competition and there is nothing conperable in the area to their professional services.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Let me tell u I have been a captain for over 45 years so I know what a good fishing captain is. I always go on the Osprey Boats because they have the Best Captain going every time I go with eather capt Bobby Or Capt Tommy we catch fish we don't only catch them we limit out so if... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

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

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

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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