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Osprey Cruises

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Address: 1 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6402
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Osprey Cruises offers a variety of water-related activities and...

Osprey Cruises offers a variety of water-related activities and attractions. Deep Sea fishing trips aboard Osprey 1 and Osprey 2. Bay fishing trips aboard Bay King and Buccaneer. Bird watching cruises. Sightseeing cruises. Boat rides. Dolphin watching cruises. Nature and eco trips. Sunset cruises. Fireworks cruises. Osprey Cruises and Black Dragon are the top ranked boating attractions by visitors to South Padre Island area.

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Fun tour of the waterways, enjoyable for adults, and educational for the children.

While visiting South Padre Island, we took a boat ride and tour around the waters of the area on a tour provided by Osprey Tours of South Padre Island. It was a pleasant day, and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Elmer-Ellis
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College Station, Texas

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great tour. Knowledgeable and attentive crew. Great for kids. I would chose Osprey Cruises again simply because the boat continued out to the end of port inlet where the Dolphin pod was feeding. The other tour boats did not venture out that far under the conditions.

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Ennis, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Weather wasn't really right for fishing. Had hooks and rod combos that was a little to big for what they were going for on the Bay fishing trip. The crew is awesome though kept you laughing they captain was great with all the kids on board.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I'd been on the same dolphin watch with my family so I wanted my boyfriend to experience it too, we both loved it. It's great for families and a fun little thing to do as a couple. Very educational for kids interested in sea life because they do drag the bottom of the ocean and collect a few critters and... More 

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Howard, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We took the morning cruise (9 am) on a beautiful day and the trip was fabulous. We boarded the boat at Pier 19. The boat is a double decker so there was plenty of seating space for everyone. As we departed the pier we met our hostess, Christie, and she kept us laughing most of the trip. She had done... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A very safe boat, super crew, totally like you are the only one fishing. The attention to detail and your reason for being on the trip is formost. So much fun

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College Station, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While visiting South Padre Island, we took a boat ride and tour around the waters of the area on a tour provided by Osprey Tours of South Padre Island. It was a pleasant day, and before we sailed from their port, we enjoyed some peel and eat shrimp in the restaurant where their office was housed. While eating, we watched... More 

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The dolphin cruise is a must do! The guides were very fun and informative of the area. We saw lots of dolphins and even got to hold a live starfish. Only negative was we had signed up to do the sunset cruise which was cancelled at the last minute. Plan to arrive a half hour before your scheduled departure. They... More 

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South Padre Island, Texas
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excited about taking my family on an eco/dolphin cruise, I went online and found Osprey's 4-hour cruise for a reasonable price. Two screens verified that the cruise was scheduled from 2-6 p.m., and I made plans accordingly around those departure and arrival times. You can imagine my surprise when we returned to Pier 19 after an hour and a half... More 

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Brownsville, Texas
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Crew is very courteous. Food is excellent. Complaints are that there was not enough eating space for the amount of people present. Other thing is you have to serve yourself and run the risk of losing your space and would have to eat standing up. No complimentary drink was offered with the dinner and it was served on a paper... More 

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Carlsbad, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This Cruz was awesome!!! The boat was clean the staff was friendly wish the drinks were cheaper but all in all a great experience!!!

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