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South Padre Island Adventure Park

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21040 North State Park Road 100, South Padre Island, TX 78597
+1 956-761-4677
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I was really excited about visiting this place. I love animals and wanted to go horseback riding... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Harlingen, Texas
via mobile
Sunset ride

We had such a great experience last year we came back for another ride. This time we chose the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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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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  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“zip line” (41 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 6:30 AM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
21040 North State Park Road 100, South Padre Island, TX 78597
+1 956-761-4677
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I was really excited about visiting this place. I love animals and wanted to go horseback riding. The condition the animals are in broke my heart. There was a baby goat that was attacked by a pig with the flesh around his mouth dangling. The...More

Thank mrodriguez911
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had such a great experience last year we came back for another ride. This time we chose the sunset tour and it was so wonderful! I can't recommend it enough! Our guides Carrie and George, were both helpful and fun. The ride through the...More

Thank PKworldtravels
Reviewed 2 days ago

My friend and I took my daughter to the “Petting Barn” over at Island Adventure on South Padre Island on Sunday 9/17/17. Instead of a nice happy girl time, we left feeling saddened and disappointed. The “barn” where they have birds and bunnies was extremely...More

Thank marod26
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family thoroughly enjoyed riding along the ocean. It was absolutely beautiful. I would like to take a moment to acknowledge our guides because the staff is always what makes or breaks a business. Our 9 yo daughter had never ridden a horse before and...More

Thank htravis479
Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister and I went on the sunset ride and it was beautiful. The ranch is 7 miles north of the town so it's very quiet and pretty secluded. The horses took us along the beach first, where you could have them walk in the...More

Thank jordyn b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The horesback riding at sunset on the beach, over the sand dunes and through the water was just absolutely beautiful! We had a wonderful time and the guides were just fabulous!

Thank Malka S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are new to Texas and decided to take our daughter horseback riding for her birthday. All four of our kids (ranging in ages from 8-13) came along and we had a wonderful time. We went on the morning ride and lucked out with beautiful...More

Thank _dg119812
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So we've been coming to SPI for a number of years and somehow never knew about this place. It's at the very far north end of Hwy 100 (Gulf Blvd turns into it) so not where you'd normally look. We decided to book the 1...More

Thank ShawnVandy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Early morning horse riding was great. The is not people at that time in the beach so it is all for you and the horses. I would do it again

Thank Israel O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We signed up for the 3 pm group. We were expecting it to be hot and humid. But surprisingly, we had a great experience riding the horses by the beach. The ocean breeze helped. It is our first time riding horses. We had an awesome...More

Thank beaysy
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Sarah K
May 25, 2017|
Response from SPI-Native | Property representative |
300 lbs.
Sarah K
May 25, 2017|
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Response from gemini49_jp | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. I would think three hundred pounds. I would email South Island Adventure Park.
May 25, 2016|
Response from SPI-Native | Property representative |
I'm really sorry I missed your question. No, we can't allow double riding. Children age 6 will ride their own horse but be on a lead line led by my Staff. We want them to return with a good horse riding experience and... More