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South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center

6801 Padre Blvd., South Padre Island, TX
+1 956-761-6801
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Description: Also on Facebook- South Padre Island Birding & Nature Center
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Denver, Colorado
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Excellent and gracious receptionist...the walk was long and cannot imagine doing it in the full hear of day,but man, the birds! Phenomenal! BRING BINOCULARS!!!

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Austin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Great place for the whole family! Nice facility and beautiful boardwalk that allows you to see so many different types of birds and fish up close.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This is a great place to take children. My daughter is 8 and my son is 7. They loved it. Just wish we would have seen that alligator.

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Temple, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We didn't see many birds on our visit but it was still worth it. Great educational facility and beautiful nature walk. Little ones enjoyed it too

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Helotes, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Sorry, but I was the only on who really enjoyed it. Not too exciting for husband and child. I grew up on this and loved every minute. It was soooo HOT that say that we flew thru it. Thank you for what you do.

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Salida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

Not like anything else in Padre-well done boardwalks with a chance to see fish, many different birds, turtles, etc. The look out tower has a neat view and lots of info. We spent almost two hours wandering around and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. We were there earlier in the day and saw all kinds of stuff. Grab a map before heading... More

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Rathdrum, Idaho
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Very nice boardwalk area with several bird watching stations. beautiful views of Laguna Madre. Best of all... it's free!

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Houston, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Very friendly ladies in the center. They coached us about where to go first. The film was good and educational. Posters show the birds common in the surrounding nature area. Enjoy an ice cream outside. There are also plenty of big, fat fish you can see from the walkway. Go early in the morning or late afternoon to escape the... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This nature center is very peaceful and the staff friendly. If you venture to the top of the center you literally can see much of the Island. Would go again.

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Grants, New Mexico
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

we visited south padre island birding & nature center in april, a very beautiful place to visit and take pictures of the many birds that were there. A nice long walkway out to the bay area was so relaxing and breathtaking!! wanna go back very soon hopefully in october and enjoy more of this

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