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Address: South Padre Island, TX 78597-6402
Phone Number: +1 956-761-4752
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Isla Tours offers a variety of family fun filled activities for all ages....

Isla Tours offers a variety of family fun filled activities for all ages. We offer dolphin watching, sunset dolphin watch cruises, eco tours, firework cruises, port of Brownsvillke nature tours, bay and deep sea fishing. Our friendly captains and crew work to ensure your family has a safe and fun trip. Our vessels are safe, clean, and US Coast Guard approved. Private party trips available. Let us take care of you and your family while on vacation... Your adventure starts with us!

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Dolphin Watch Eco Tour of South Padre Island
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Great trip

The captain and the mate were great,. We saw a lot of dophins,. The whole trip was fun, will sure to visit again.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Hari R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The captain and the mate were great,. We saw a lot of dophins,. The whole trip was fun, will sure to visit again.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great staff Great sales rep....and great captain and first mate absolutely loved it 😍❤️very educational and very interesting

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Joplin, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Greg the deck hand was awesome!!! The captain Patrick was so accommodating. Would go back anytime. The dolphins were very abundant. LOVED IT!!!!!!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

Most fun someone can have standing in the front of a boat. We saw dolphins within a minute of leaving the dock! The captain and first mate were full of knowledge and information about the bay, the gulf, the commerce and economy.The captain took us out into the Gulf while providing seafaring tales. Then into the channel. Dolphins, pelicans, birds... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Awesome. No complaints. Be sure to bring a tip. They earn it. Clean boat. Added bonus was an excellent view of the setting sun.

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Hurst, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

We were able to see many dolphins during the dolphin watch/sunset cruise. Definitely worth the VERY reasonable price we paid! Captain and staff were knowledgable and friendly.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Awesome company Highly recommended over Breakaway tours. Great staff, excellent value for the money!

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Fort Worth, Texas, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

I bring a group of family and friends, usually about 18 or so, to South Padre Island every year. We stay for a week and do all kinds of fun things, but the highlight of the trip is the sunset and fireworks cruise on Murphy's Law! Captain Murphy and his crew always roll out the red carpet for us! The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Was fun my small cousins enjoyed it very much the captain and crew were very entertaining 10/10 would go again

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Tennessee
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

Isla tour (miss Hilda - manager) is the unethical and greedy company i have seen by far. Me and my family reserved the evening tour on phone the previous day. When we arrived 13 mins before the tour time at the ticket booth, they informed us that they are over booked and it is completely full. Although I saw them... More 

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