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Address: Corner of Queen Isabella Blvd, and South Garcia Street, Port Isabel, TX
Phone Number: 956-943-3185
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A fun DAY!

The crew was just as entertaining as was the fishing. They couldn't have been nicer or more helpful. Wish I could go more often.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
rcoffman
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Port Isabel, Texas
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Port Isabel, Texas
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59 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The crew was just as entertaining as was the fishing. They couldn't have been nicer or more helpful. Wish I could go more often.

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Thank rcoffman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While vacationing with my Wife at South Padre Island we crossed back to Port Isabel for some bay fishing on the Fish Tales. We actually took two afternoon and one morning trip. The Captain and Crew are great and super friendly. The boat is big, roomy and has all you need from clean toilets to running water... I don't want... More 

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Thank Daniel C
Houston, Texas
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95 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

We took the last tour of Saturday evening (7:00-8:30). A good idea, much cooler in the evening. Actually saw some dolphins, cost about $10 per person. A good value and fun for all ages.

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1 Thank BeBe_Bon
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31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

The shipmates (Kyle and Oscar) help to make this nice for our family. They were patient with our kids and pointed out fun facts about the fish, eel and crabs we caught. We didn't bring much home but we made memories.

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Thank Nichola M
Port Moody, Canada
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50 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

We booked the Port of Brownsville tour with this company. We had happened upon a tour booking agent in Weslaco, TX. For $20, we went out on a 4 plus hour excursion on the shipping channel to the Port of Brownsville, where you can see air craft carriers being dismantled. Very cool. The crew were all friendly, the Captain was... More 

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Courtice
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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

This was great, very reasonably priced. $13 for adults and $10 for kids. WE did the sunset cruise which doesn't do a drag of the sea floor to show you sea life. There is no time. the sunset was AMAZING! Really pretty colors. We had a small crowd maybe only 20 people on board. The captain and staff talked to... More 

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Lawrence, Kansas
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155 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I would like to say thanks to them. I know there are a lot of choices for dolphin/fireworks watching, but what sets these folks apart is how fun they are! Goofy, silly and just plain knowledgeable about the waters off Padre Island. We had so much fun, and I am so glad we went. The fireworks were great!

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Thank AirJanet
Cedar Park, Texas
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177 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Right off of the bat, we had a small pod of dolphins tailing the boat and had numerous opportunities for photos. The Eco-tour portion of the trip was a bit disappointing, but not for lack of entertainment (nets were almost completely empty). I do wish that the trip was longer, as 1.5 hours total (truthfully, 45 minutes actually doing things)... More 

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Thank Adrian S
Mission, Texas
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Our family went on the morning fishing trip ( 8:00am to noon). My son is 10 years old and he and all the other children on board had a ball. The boat is comfortable with seating inside the cabin as well as on deck. We saw lot's of wildlife including some sea turtles. The staff was polite, attentive and very... More 

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2 Thank Jo H
Mineral Wells, Texas
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35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

This was my favorite attraction! Our guide trolled for fish, which he then told us about and allowed us to handle. We were able to hold live starfish, flounder, and even a puffer fish! Every time we spotted a dolphin, the captain kept circling the boat to allow optimal viewing. I would recommend this trip for everyone!

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