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South Padre Island Adventure Park

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Address: 21040 North State Park Road 100, South Padre Island, TX 78597
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+1 956-761-4677
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8:30 am - 6:30 am
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 6:30 am
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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We create memories! The Wells family has served South Padre Island for 5...

We create memories! The Wells family has served South Padre Island for 5 generations and we create memories that last a life time!

Our Adventure Park is located at the end of State Park Road 100 with forty acres of land spanning from the Gulf of Mexico to the Laguna Madre Bay that provides an unparalleled location for Adventure on South Padre Island.

Our horseback rides are along the beach and water's edge and we often see a variety of shoreline and marine life and we get to ride in the remote portion of the Island that few people get to experience. No crowds here!

Our Petting Barn is filled with birds and animals we have rescued or have been donated to us for a forever home. Children can enjoy a safe and educational interaction with all of our birds and animals (us big kids too).

Dolores also owns The Massage & Healing Arts Center and her licensed and professional Massage Therapists are ready for your pampered needs after a fun day at the beach.

Come; make your memories with us! We love what we do and we look forward to exploring the Island with you soon.

Doyle & Dolores Wells

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Great ride

My wife finally talked me into riding the horses. I got lucky and got a gentle giant (Hercules). We were the only 2 on that afternoon ride, 2 of the employees took us out (Vic and... read more

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San Antonio, Texas
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San Antonio, Texas
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife finally talked me into riding the horses. I got lucky and got a gentle giant (Hercules). We were the only 2 on that afternoon ride, 2 of the employees took us out (Vic and Nicki). They both seemed to enjoy there jobs. They weren't Texasans but I think they are now. Very knowledgeable about the area and the... More 

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San Antonio
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My family took the morning ride. Our guides Tasha and Carlos were great. They made sure the inexperienced riders were ok throughout the ride. A majority of the ride was along the beach which was nice. The horses seemed well cared for and were gentle. A great time was had by all.

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Thank grnis
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This was a great experience, your staff was friendly and knowledgeable will definitely recommend to my friend's and go again next time we're here.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The instructors were absolutely fabulous! I just wish we could have flown our hair in the winds a bit.

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Thank Simone P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a ride with South Padre Island Adventure Park after seeing it on the web and seeing other riders out on the beach where we were at. Looked like fun and gives you a different view of the area. Riding up through the dunes and in the surf were especially cool. Guides were nice and helpful! Would definitely recommend... More 

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Jackson, Tennessee
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the early morning beach and dune ride. It was fantastic. The guides were great and the horses were amazing. You could actually ride out in the surf up to your horse's knees if you wanted, My husband and I both agreed this was one of the most beautiful, amazing rides we have ever done on a trip. Would... More 

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Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We set out on the morning tour because it seemed more interesting. We left about 15 minutes late, no biggie. Right off the bat, my son's foot kept getting caught in the stirrup. THREE times we had to stop during the ride so they could fix his stirrup, until I finally asked them to adjust the length of it so... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don't advise the horseback rides. Went out on a ride and one of the other horses on the ride bit the outside of my knee. Yep, bruised and bloody. Didn't see that coming. One of the guides did ask how I was after it happened and then proceeded to tell me how many times she has been bitten and... More 

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Thank Meredith S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and the family had a wonderful time, so many things to see and do. We will definitely be back for a 2nd round.

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Thank Reneisha R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The ride was awesome! We all went as a big group and rode over to the Gulf, down the link of the beach and back. It was entertaining and a good time for us all half the fun was getting the horses to go the right way. The guides were very friendly and helpful. Definable recommend this attraction

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