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Rockport Birding and Kayak Adventures

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Dolphin watching was AWESOME!

We went out on a morning dolphin watching cruise and learned a lot about shrimp boats too. We say a... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2018
Ric F
Capt Tommy is knowledgeable

Cpt Tommy does a great narration and is an expert on finding Whooping Cranes. His boat, the... read more

Reviewed July 21, 2018
Alamo, Texas
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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...more
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216 North Fulton Beach Road, Rockport, TX 78382
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best part about this tour is it leaves from Rockport/Fulton, no need to go to Port Aransas to see dolphins! Check in is at a small building with a coffee shack and portapotty on site. Boat is double decker with mostly enclosed lower level with...More

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Reviewed August 15, 2018

We went out on a morning dolphin watching cruise and learned a lot about shrimp boats too. We say a lot of dolphins and even a baby!! The dolphins were incredible and the captain was extremely knowledgable and entertaining!!

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Reviewed July 21, 2018

Cpt Tommy does a great narration and is an expert on finding Whooping Cranes. His boat, the Skimmer, is ideal for Whooping Crane tours. He also shows off a lot of other species en route to and from the Whooping cranes. Tell him Keith at...More

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Reviewed April 30, 2018

I've taken groups on this boat trip at least a dozen times over the years and I am never disappointed. Captain is a total professional, knows his stuff, and takes you to the birds you want. It was a chilly day on the boat, but...More

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Reviewed April 4, 2018

Despite the hurricane, they have recovered nicely. The whooping crane trip was great. We a lot of species, not just the cranes. It was a wonderful day in the boat and I plan to take the trip again.

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Reviewed March 24, 2018

What a beautiful way to spend a morning! Captain Tommy was a capable and knowledgeable guide and took us to several different birding areas. We were treated to a whooping crane family on our cruise. This is a magnificent way to see the waters around...More

Thank Jill J
Reviewed March 20, 2018

A trip aboard the Skimmer with Captain Tommy, soaking in the beauty of the Texas coast is a must-do experience. Tommy, Yvette, Rebecca and all the crew create a hospitable adventure that includes birds - whooping cranes, raptors, shore birds and more, but also dolphins...More

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Reviewed March 19, 2018

Capt Tommy Moore is terrific. He sure knows his birds and his surroundings. This is a birders paradise. We saw Whooping Cranes, Roseate Spoonbills, Crested Caracara, Black bellied Plovers, Wilson's Plovers, American Avocets, American Oyster Catchers, Long-billed Curlews, Short billed & Long billed Dowitchers, Gulls...More

Thank Rosemary V
Reviewed March 17, 2018

We were concerned about how many birds we would see on a hot afternoon trip (March 16). The sun was out but there were birds! Including whooping cranes, very close to the boat. The roseate spoonbills were way off in the distance but we still...More

Reviewed March 4, 2018

We had Capt. Jay guiding and informing us (did you know he’s a biologist by profession). He is extremely knowledgeable and helpful in pointing out the different species. Funny too! There were a few dolphins to be seen and he jokingly told us it was...More

Thank Gary S
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September 18, 2018|
Response from Tommy M | Property representative |
Up to 37 passengers. We typically only sell 30 to eliminate crowding. Come "sea" us!
March 26, 2018|
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Response from Gary S | Reviewed this property |
They are not residents in Texas year round.. The group at Aransas might be heading north soon, if they haven’t already. They summer in northern Canada.
March 8, 2017|
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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