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South Padre Island Adventure Park

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Address: PO Box 3633, South Padre Island, South Padre Island, TX 78597
Phone Number: +1 956-761-4677
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Description: We create memories! The Wells family has served South Padre Island for 5...
We create memories! The Wells family has served South Padre Island for 5 generations and we create memories that last a life time! Our Adventure Park is located at the end of State Park Road 100 with forty acres of land spanning from the Gulf of Mexico to the Laguna Madre Bay that provides an unparalleled location for Adventure on South Padre Island. Our horseback rides are along the beach and water's edge and we often see a variety of shoreline and marine life and we get to ride in the remote portion of the Island that few people get to experience. No crowds here! Our Petting Barn is filled with birds and animals we have rescued or have been donated to us for a forever home. Children can enjoy a safe and educational interaction with all of our birds and animals (us big kids too). Dolores also owns The Massage & Healing Arts Center and her licensed and professional Massage Therapists are ready for your pampered needs after a fun day at the beach. Come; make your memories with us! We love what we do and we look forward to exploring the Island with you soon. Doyle & Dolores Wells
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My 9 year old daughter and I participated in the 430 pm family ride yesterday. This will go in the books as one of the most memorable experiences we have had together. The staff... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
April M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

My 9 year old daughter and I participated in the 430 pm family ride yesterday. This will go in the books as one of the most memorable experiences we have had together. The staff were so helpful from beginning to end. Neither one of us has any experience with horses so they gave us horses that would be patient with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Wonderful family experience would fo it again. Nice long ride along the ocean. Staff was nice, friendly and for the most part knowlegable. A bit $$$, but the memories are worth it. The few draw backs were disorganized at the start, lack of communication between staff. They didn't control some of unruly customers out on the ride. They should pair... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Our family of four did the 10:00am ride. The guides did a great job of matching horses to skill levels so everyone felt comfortable. The guides were also very attentive and knew the horses well. I had a horse named Rio who was very well trained. He responded to about anything I wanted to do. Everyone in our family was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

We went over Memorial Day weekend. I'm so impressed with them. We had an amazing time! Will definitely be back!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

This was a great experience for the price! The guides were great and we had so much fun and would definitely do it again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We LOVED our ride!! We picked a private ride so my daughter (11yrs) could have more freedom to run with her horse on the beach because it was a dream of hers. She had been jumping/riding horses from age 3. The other 2 of us had less experience but Arnold was so patient with us and allowed us freedom we... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Wow, where to begin? My wife and I were casually enjoying the beach after parking at the 'road end' and walking to the gulf side. We were well off the water and were just sitting on our beach chairs enjoying the sun. There was literally no other person in sight as a guided group of horses came riding from the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

This was probably my 5th time riding horses with the Island Adventure Park, formerly Island Equestrian. The guides, Arnold and Colton, were excellent, professional, and very friendly. My horse, Silverado, was awesome. Advice to riders is to wear sunscreen no matter what time you ride. An hour and a half is a long time to be without shade. I haven't... More 

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Doyle W, Owner at South Padre Island Adventure Park, responded to this review

Kim, thank you for your honest review. Yep, I had to stop the "ride as fast as you feel safe going" a number of years ago because, as you pointed out, there are folks on the ride that are novice riders. These riders would / might feel they should "ride as fast as you feel safe going" when they weren't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

My girlfriend, my daughter, and I went to South Padre Island Adventures to go on the sunset ride over Mother's Day weekend. We bought tickets for Saturday evening and had a decent ride. It was, unfortunately, a very crowded ride with quite a few amateurs so the guides spent a lot of time dealing with them. On the whole we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Me and my kids(14yr/12yr old) had so much fun!! The guides and horses where great. If your taking you family on a vacation at South Padre, this is definitely something to take them to do.

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