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Seawolf Park

100 Seawolf Parkway Blvd., Turn North on 51st Street onto Pelican Island, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551
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Seawolf Park and the American Undersea Warfare Center provides a wonderful scenic view of Pelican Island, the Port of Galveston, and the surrounding waterways. At the tip of the island, Seawolf park offers the best on- and off-shore fishing in the area, picnic tables and playgrounds, and basketball and volleyball courts. The American Undersea Warfare Center is home to two historic WWII vessels; the USS Cavalla attack submarine, and the USS Stewart Destroyer Escort. Experience the battles on the high seas as you take a walking tour inside each ship which boasts a heritage worth seeing.
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  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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100 Seawolf Parkway Blvd., Turn North on 51st Street onto Pelican Island, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551
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Reviewed March 9, 2017 via mobile

This is a must see if you have kids. We have a 13 yo and 10 yo and they both loved it. Kelly went out of his way to make my family feel welcome and teach them about the ship and sub (special tour of...More

Thank Joan R
Kelley C, General Manager at Seawolf Park, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2017

Joan, Your family was a joy to host. It is actually a pleasure to meet our many visitors and see the expressions on kids' faces as they peer through the periscope or climb onto a 3 in deck gun and maneuver it around. You are...More

Reviewed March 7, 2017

If you like to see WWII ships and subs this is one not to miss. You can walk through the diesel sub and walk all over the Destroyer Escort ship. Interesting history and a pretty part of the island to see. There is fishing and...More

1  Thank pharablair
Kelley C, General Manager at Seawolf Park, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to visit our WWII museum / park. We are a unique experience where two WWII steel warriors sit side by side, one a predator, one a protector. I'm glad you enjoyed your time here at the American Undersea Warfare...More

Reviewed March 6, 2017

Interesting place, but if your tall your going to have a problem! The sub really has a smell and a lot of rust.More

Thank davidpowens
Kelley C, General Manager at Seawolf Park, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2017

David, thank you for visiting us at the American Undersea Warfare Center. I understand that the historic, 70+ year old USS Cavalla submarine can sometimes have an aroma of war torn activity. It went through a lot fighting in the Pacific during WWII; and again...More

Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

You get to walk through a submarine and a battle destroyer. Walk in the shoes of past war heroes. Great for any ages and you can also fish here.More

2  Thank Rachelle S
Kelley C, General Manager at Seawolf Park, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2017

Rachelle, thank you so much for visiting Seawolf Park and the American Undersea Warfare Center. I agree, it is awe inspiring to feel what it was like as a sailor in WWII. I'm so glad you took the time to get that experience. We are...More

Reviewed February 22, 2017

You pay by car to get in the park and every activity is extra. We just went to see the park and walk the dog. We were disappointed we could not walk out on the pier with our dog. No dogs or strollers allowed on...More

Thank katkaiser1
Kelley C, Manager at Seawolf Park, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2017

Katkaiser1, thank you for taking the time to visit us here at Seawolf Park. Because the American Undersea Warfare Center (ship/sub museum) is a separate entity, pricing is separate to allow you the most flexibility during your visit. Because the pier is a fishing pier,...More

Reviewed February 21, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed the self guided tour of the ship and submarine. The drive seemed out of the way from where we were staying downtown. I would recommend this to fellow nerds that tire of the beach and touristy things after a couple...More

2  Thank Amber H
Kelley C, General Manager at Seawolf Park, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2017

Amber, thank you so much for taking the time and effort to visit us on beautiful Pelican Island. Seawolf Park and the American Undersea Warfare Center, are located on one of Galveston's most scenic areas, surrounded by rolling waves and wild brush; close to key...More

Reviewed February 10, 2017 via mobile

Have you ever been on a submarine or a destroyer escort...very informative self-guided tour. Two Navy vessels ... ideal for kids and adults alike that are interested. The park has a fishing pier to fish the ocean. Nice park for young children to play. I...More

Thank SherryK3818
Kelley C, General Manager at Seawolf Park, responded to this reviewResponded February 12, 2017

SherryK, Thank you for taking the time to visit Seawolf Park and our American Undersea Warfare Center (Ship and Sub). Our mission is to preserve these historic vessels as much as possible to help visitors remember our fallen Naval heroes, become more educated on that...More

Reviewed February 3, 2017

Two adults went on a chilly Tuesday morning in December. We just wanted to walk around the park a few minutes and take some photos, but we still had to pay the $6 entrance admission. It was freezing, especially in the wind, so we couldn't...More

1  Thank CrankingChick
Kelley C, General Manager at Seawolf Park, responded to this reviewResponded February 12, 2017

CrankingChick, Thank you taking the time during some intense weather to visit Seawolf Park. As you surmise, this is a premier place to fish with tens of thousands of anglers coming here to fish each year. The American Undersea Warfare Center (Navy ship museum) is...More

Reviewed February 1, 2017

Finally stopped by to check this place out. Touring the submarine is a lot of fun, everything is open and you can touch whatever you want. You can also tour the destroyer but they only have about half of it open and isn't as much...More

Thank Steven H
Kelley C, Manager at Seawolf Park, responded to this reviewResponded February 2, 2017

Steven, thank you for your review and for visiting us at Seawolf Park and the American Undersea Warfare Center. As you may know, rust never sleeps and we are always putting up a valiant fight to keep our 70 year old vessels in the best...More

Reviewed January 31, 2017

Park was clean and children friendly. Great place for flounder fishing. The pier was comfortable and easy accessMore

Thank sgee4862
Kelley C, Manager at Seawolf Park, responded to this reviewResponded February 2, 2017

sgee4862, thank you for taking the time to visit us here on Pelican Island at Seawolf Park. Yes, this is THE spot for great fishing, especially flounder. You'll also see dolphins popping up behind and around all the shipping. Lots of sea action going on....More

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Tony C
July 8, 2017|
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Response from Kelley C | Property representative |
Seawolf Park is a City of Galveston Park, run by the Galveston Park Board. The WWII memorial ships USS Cavalla and USS Stewart are co-owned (Park Board and Cavalla Historical Foundation-non profit), and operated by the... More
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I have been coming to Sea Wolf Park for the past 45 years and I will keep coming back. I will be back to visit you twice this month. I will be bringing a fishing pole because you have one of the best fishing spots in... More
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