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Address: 5709A Padre Boulevard, South Padre Island, TX 78597 (Formerly Air Padre)
Phone Number: +1 956-299-9463
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Description: South Padre Island Water Sports offers: lessons, rentals and equipment on...
South Padre Island Water Sports offers: lessons, rentals and equipment on South Padre Island, Texas. Our waterfront property makes getting out on the bay on a kayak or SUP super easy. Rental offerings include: Stand Up Paddle Boards, Kayaks, Surfboards, Boogie Boards, Skim Boards, Water Bikes, Kiteboards and Kitesurf Boards. Flyboarding Lessons are our newsest offering.
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Awesome experience!

Flyboarding was awesome! Worth the trip to the island just to try it. Also took a kayak out while visiting. Air Padre staff is friendly and professional, and we had a great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 9, 2014
linzoh
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Cleburne, Texas
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Cleburne, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Flyboarding was awesome! Worth the trip to the island just to try it. Also took a kayak out while visiting. Air Padre staff is friendly and professional, and we had a great experience with them. There are lots of things to try at Air Padre if flyboarding or kayaking isn’t your thing.

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AirPadre, Public Relations Manager at South Padre Island Watersports, responded to this review

Hey we hope you had a great time and we are glad you enjoyed Flyboarding with us. More 

Warsaw, Indiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Flyboarding was every bit as exciting as I was hoping it would be. It only takes a couple of minutes to get in the air and comfortable flying around. The price is fairly high, but the experience was well worth trying it out.

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AirPadre, Public Relations Manager at South Padre Island Watersports, responded to this review

Thank you for the review we hope you had an excellent time. More 

South Padre Island, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Just got off the water having a blast learning flyboarding basics from Jeff. The water jet power makes you feel like a superhero as you get up to 10' off the water! The experience was actually even more fun than I expected because it's a good workout for your core and legs and surprisingly even your foot muscles get involved.... More 

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AirPadre, Public Relations Manager at South Padre Island Watersports, responded to this review

Thanks for the review we hope that you enjoyed the experience. More 

White Rock, British Columbia, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Both Joel and Petra are very enthusiastic, patient and very good at communicating. My wife and I are impressed with their ability to teach. Having taught sailing lessons and high school for many years, I recognize when people are good at teaching. Both Joel and Petra are very good at what they do. This is not just our experience, but... More 

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AirPadre, General Manager at South Padre Island Watersports, responded to this review

Thanks for the review and hope you had a nice learning session. More 

Edinburg, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

It was such an easy experience. For my birthday last year we did Stand Up Paddle boarding. It was my first time so I was kind of nervous, but it was awesome. The staff was helpful with any questions and concerns I had. Plus you literally walk right outside to where you put the board in the water. You don't... More 

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AirPadre, Manager at South Padre Island Watersports, responded to this review

Glad you had a good time Paddle Boarding hope to see you all back soon More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014 via mobile

Had a great time fly boarding with Jeff. Would highly recommend this activity to anyone who comes to Padre Island when the wind is a little light!

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AirPadre, Manager at South Padre Island Watersports, responded to this review

Thanks for the recommendation hope to see you back here next season. More 

Boulder, Colorado
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I have taken lessons, bought and rented equipment, and had equipment repairs made at Air Padre over the last three years while kiting in South Padre. It is definitely my 'go to' shop as everyone working there is not only very friendly, but sincerely wants to provide help and give you good advice. I really have not had a bad... More 

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AirPadre, Manager at South Padre Island Watersports, responded to this review

Thanks for the recommendation, and we hope to see you back next season. Spring and fall are the most popular times to come. More 

Park City, Utah
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

3 days of kiting with Joel at Air Padre...great instructor and receiving pointers through the radio helmet was hugely helpful. Air Padre does not try to upsell any products and they ride (and believe in) everything they sell. Don't miss a chance to improve your kiting exponentially! Thanks Joel!

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AirPadre, Guest Relations Manager at South Padre Island Watersports, responded to this review

Sounds like fun was had by all. We hope to see you back down on Padre soon. Thanks again. More 

McAllen, Texas
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We rented several water bikes and kayaks early April for a large children's group. The staff was very helpful and accommodated for us last minute. I cannot express the gratitude for such a fun day!

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AirPadre, Guest Relations Manager at South Padre Island Watersports, responded to this review

Glad your large group had a good time. Hope you come back soon. More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

I've had the privilege of taking kiteboarding lessons with Petra over the past several years. Initial lessons focused on basic kiting skills and developing the ability to stay upwind. After having a very serious accident while kiteboarding in Alabama (completely my stupid fault), I was spooked and left the sport for a period of almost 2 years. I eventually made... More 

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AirPadre, Public Relations Manager at South Padre Island Watersports, responded to this review

Glad you gave us the chance to help you get back into this sport. Let us know if we can help in the future. More 

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