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Address: South Padre Island, TX 78597-6402
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+1 956-761-4752
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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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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Was fun my small cousins enjoyed it very much the captain and crew were very entertaining 10/10 would go again

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 21, 2016
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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

Thank Luke S
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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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Man this was a great time inexpensive and fun fown here celebrating my brothers divorce and this was just the thing to relax and see some dolphins

Thank Cory V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

My fiancé and I decided on a whim to do the Eco/dolphin tour,and I'm so glad that we did! Harley and the crew are fabulous. Had a great time, and was very informative. This is a must do on the island! Excellent price, also!

Thank kdavid93
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

AWESOME tour! Captain Murphy is amazing and Guac makes the fun never end! We took 3 generations on the fireworks cruise and all can't wait to go back! Next summer's vacation will be on S, Padre Island so I can take the whole family on their cruises!!! We had a GREAT time!

Thank Aggiemom39
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Had a bad start to begin with. Captain was waiting for his friends to leave the island. About five guys get there and run on without paying mind you. Boat went in circles... Cause that's where Dolphins were"&-%*. Captain totally ignores paying customers to chat with his friends also letting them steer the boat. Not impressed to say the least.... More 

Thank Pat P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

Had a great time on the dolphin tour. The Captain and his crew were great, it was very entertaining and educational as well. We saw plenty of dolphins and got the history of the shipping channel and the bay. Great price for a large family, we will come back and do it again next time we are in South Padre.

Thank Michael70tx
McAllen, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

We took the evening 'party cruise' and had fun. Was very disappointed with how they solicit 'positive' reviews. At the end of the cruise, they announce (and hand out cards) that highlight that they will give you a discount on your next trip if you can 'prove' that you left a positive review. While I think that this company and... More 

Thank SHTexas
Marble Falls, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

We went on the sunset dolphin watch, it was the most fun. The guys "Guac" and Javier were fun and engaging. We saw about 8 dolphins and toured around the jetties. The Original Tour seemed to be following our boat so to the dolphins so that should tell you who the better company is. We would definitely do this again.

Thank DTrevinotx
San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016

Very good time! We saw lots of dolphins (I don't know if time matters but we went out at 5pm)! Very good price! Highly recommended!

Thank tammyrmoore

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