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South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center

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Kathy P wrote a review Aug 3
San Antonio, Texas48 contributions8 helpful votes
We had an amazing experience on the last day of our trip. Captain Dave took our family of 5 (18, 13, and 9 year old kids) out for private dolphin experience. We had great weather and were very excited to find a pod of 8 dolphins who were ready to entertain. They were doing
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Margaret S. wrote a review Jun 2020
Austin, Texas1 contribution1 helpful vote
Small group experience is the way to go. Other dolphin tours use large boats with a lot of people crowding to see. This group only does 6 or fewer. Close up with dolphins. Very knowledgeable. Great staff!
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Date of experience: June 2020
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rhiana barrera wrote a review May 2020
Port Isabel, Texas2 contributions
I love the sea and sea animals so this was a great place to go. This was the best experienced i had ,so anybody willing to go may have the best time if love sea animals or sea .
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Date of experience: July 2019
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John G wrote a review Mar 2020
Colfax Wi332 contributions63 helpful votes
Gotta do this! Small group... 4 of us on very comfortable pontoon. Very relaxed relaxing. Saw alot of dolphins, all of whom knew our guide! Just a great cruise. Many great seabirds nesting on the islands. Our very experienced and knowledgeable guide gave us so much info on
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Date of experience: March 2020
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prttrp wrote a review Feb 2020
Bastrop, Texas16 contributions1 helpful vote
We really enjoyed seeing the dolphins. We took our grandsons (ages 4 & 5) and they were amazed. We will definitely be going back.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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