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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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

This was my 3rd and 4th ride with these guys-did the sunset ride twice because we had such a great time! I'm a very experienced rider, but these guides do such a great job! We had a huge group the first night, and a much smaller group the second, but both rides were great! Would reccomend for sure! I'll be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We had a great time and the guide was excellent. The horses were great and well taken care of. We went in the morning for the longer ride. e It was my husband's first time riding and he loved it. We actually wanted to do it again but ran out of time. Definitely worth your time and money. I used... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

It was an awesome experience. I would highly recommend the trip if you have ridden horses or not. They have horses for experienced and novice riders. Staff is excellent. Thanks for the great ride. We will be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Wiskey was the name of my horse and we sure had fun! This is a must do if you like horses. You get to trot a little, ride up and down doons and even in the ocean! This is one of the best trail rides I've ever been on. The guides were funny and professional. Well worth it!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

I've gone on three sunset trail rides with these guys over the past three years. I used to own horses, so I generally hate the traditional "trail ride", but this is so much more than that. You get real horses that have personality and aren't about to die. You get fantastic scenery as you go on the tour. You can... More 

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