We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Rockport Birding and Kayak Adventures

#1 of 22 Tours in Rockport Features Animals
216 North Fulton Beach Road, Rockport, TX 78382
+1 361-727-0643
Review Highlights
Very knowlegeable, learning experience

Wish we booked the kayak fishing guide. We rented kayaks blindly, wanting to try out kayak fishing... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
via mobile
Sunset cruise - relaxation, scenery, local history and wildlife

I really enjoyed the sunset cruise on the Skimmer last night. The hour and 15 minute trip was just... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rockport, Texas
Read all 139 reviews
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Rockport Adventures Specializes in Whooping Crane Tours and Coastal Birding aboard our flagship Skimmer. Dolphin Watching Tours and Sunset Cruises are offered in the Summer months and private tours are always an option. Inland Birding Tours provide our customers the opportunity to really see the vast array of species habitat our area has to offer. The Rockport-Fulton area is rich with Texas History. Our History Tour by golf cart is a fun way to see the area and take in it's abundant heritage. Kayak, Paddleboard, and golf cart Rentals round out our offerings the enable visitor to really experience the most beautiful spot on the Texas coast.
  • Excellent97%
  • Very good2%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“captain tommy” (39 reviews)
“great trip” (12 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
216 North Fulton Beach Road, Rockport, TX 78382
+1 361-727-0643
Write a Review
Reviews (139)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 139 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wish we booked the kayak fishing guide. We rented kayaks blindly, wanting to try out kayak fishing on our own. We did it all wrong and had no luck catching fish. Kayak fishing is not river kayaking. There are techniques to follow that is best...More

Thank Traveler15812
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed the sunset cruise on the Skimmer last night. The hour and 15 minute trip was just the right length. We saw hundreds of birds; Captain Tommy shared facts about them and the local history. The sunset and other scenery were very pretty,...More

Thank HI2TEX
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think the rental charge is pretty steep. Plus, upon pickup, our cart was not fueled to the max nor did the blinkers work which is pretty dangerous when driving in traffic. The staff was made aware and were friendly but I am not sure...More

Thank lynchandler
Reviewed June 12, 2017 via mobile

Captain Tommy really knows his stuff about the gulf and all the beautiful creatures! You'll get a fast, rejuvenating boat ride as you're heading out into the gulf, then it's a slow glide around as you watch the dolphins at sunset as you listen to...More

Thank 890malone
Reviewed April 25, 2017

We loved our tour of the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge on the "Skimmer". We saw so many beautiful birds. My favorites were the Oyster Catchers and the Rosette Spoonbills. I highly recommend this tour. You won't regret it. The whooping cranes had already flown north...More

Thank LyndaBWaxahachie
Reviewed April 12, 2017

Coming to the area as late as we did, early April, we feared that the Whooping Cranes would all be gone. Captain Tommy not only found seven of them for us to observe, but was able to get quite close to shore with one group....More

Thank kb80550
Reviewed April 4, 2017

Altho the wind was blowing and the waves were big, we had an awesome time! Our capt new his stuff and his boat! We got to see a ton of dolphins and at least a dozen whoopers. It was awesome!

Thank tc0leman
Reviewed April 1, 2017

We set out on a boat tour with Captain Tommy to see the Whooping Cranes in their natural winter breeding grounds. He got us extremely close (within 60ft). We even got to see some of them with their youngsters. We saw all kinds of birds,...More

Thank Lois S
Reviewed March 24, 2017 via mobile

Captain Tommy did a wonderful job of getting us close to the whooping Crane's. We got within 60 feet of a large male. He was also very knowledgeable about all the birds in the area.

Thank Terry W
Reviewed March 21, 2017 via mobile

I have always intended to go see the Whooping Cranes and this tour did not disappoint. Captain Tommy was very professional and informative and took us to many viewing points. We saw at least 20 Whooping Cranes , including a flight of 3 near the...More

Thank Norm H
Sponsored by:
Nearby Restaurants
Old Fulton Seafood Cafe & Deli
143 reviews
.21 miles away
Moondog Seaside Eatery
603 reviews
.15 miles away
The Shack's Smokehouse & Seafood
18 reviews
.44 miles away
18 reviews
.14 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Rockport Beach
587 reviews
2.37 miles away
Aquarium at Rockport Harbor
233 reviews
2.82 miles away
Fulton Mansion State Historic Site
128 reviews
.43 miles away
Texas Maritime Museum
150 reviews
2.72 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
March 8, 2017|
Answer Show all 9 answers
Response from Tommy M | Property representative |
Not Sure what you mean regarding "Individual Kayak Tours". We rent Kayaks and Stand Up Paddleboards. You have a lot of options where to paddle. If you would like a guide, that can be arranged. $100 for 1/2 day $150 for full... More