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Address: 5709A Padre Boulevard, South Padre Island, TX 78597 (Formerly Air Padre)
Phone Number: +1 956-299-9463
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South Padre Island Water Sports offers: lessons, rentals and equipment on...

South Padre Island Water Sports offers: lessons, rentals and equipment on South Padre Island, Texas. Our waterfront property makes getting out on the bay on a kayak or SUP super easy. Rental offerings include: Stand Up Paddle Boards, Kayaks, Surfboards, Boogie Boards, Skim Boards, Water Bikes, Kiteboards and Kitesurf Boards. Flyboarding Lessons are our newsest offering.

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Water Bike Rental on South Padre Island
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Economy Stand Up Paddle Board Rental on South Padre Island
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South Padre Island Single or Double Kayak Rentals

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Petra is awesome!!! (SUP)

My husband and I took Stand Up Paddleboarding lessons from Petra and were extremely impressed. She was very thorough and detailed with what she taught. We learned various... read more

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5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
heatherhK7277DY
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San Antonio, Texas
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San Antonio, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I took Stand Up Paddleboarding lessons from Petra and were extremely impressed. She was very thorough and detailed with what she taught. We learned various techniques from her as we went along the water. She also was extremely easy to talk to as an instructor. Being on the water was so calming. We would definitely recommend! We'll... More 

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AirPadre, Guest Relations Manager at South Padre Island Watersports, responded to this review

We are glad that you enjoyed your lesson with Petra and hope to see you back soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour was great, The guide was very knowledgeable and personable. I would recommend SPI Watersports to everybody!!

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AirPadre, Guest Relations Manager at South Padre Island Watersports, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed the tour and hope to see you again in the future. More 

Big Spring, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Loved everything! Staff was very helpful and friendly and the weather was perfect for our kayak outing. Will definitely do it again!!

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AirPadre, Guest Relations Manager at South Padre Island Watersports, responded to this review

Glad you had fun kayaking and hope to see you next time. More 

Rockport, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Very wind dependent! I had two days scheduled but could only complete part of one. That being said, i found the experience to be outstanding. Instructor Joel was very patient and professional and the equipment was first class. The refund for unused time was quick and complete. I will be definitely be back!

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AirPadre, Guest Relations Manager at South Padre Island Watersports, responded to this review

We are grateful that you found your experience enjoyable and hope to see you back as well. More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016

I booked a trip to South Padre after striking out on the wind on a Caribbean trip earlier in the week. I found these guys because most online forums listed them as the place to go. I had a blast and learned a ton. My instructor was really knowledgeable, super patient, and articulate. It was a bit chilly but that... More 

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AirPadre, Public Relations Manager at South Padre Island Watersports, responded to this review

We are glad that you had an enjoyable experience with us. More 

Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

This is by far the best kiteboarding shop on the island. Friendly helpful staff, good selection of kites, boards and accessories. If you need instruction this is also the best place to schedule a kiteboarding lesson, very qualified and supportive instructors. The are known as Air Padre, but had to write review under this other name. Small shop, but full... More 

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AirPadre, Public Relations Manager at South Padre Island Watersports, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and we are glad to have been of help to you on your trip here More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

I called the office to get some information and spoke with the owner Jeff. He took his time and answered all my questions. The next day I booked my lesson through their website. Easy and fast! When my friend and I arrived, we took care of the paperwork quickly and we were out by the water getting our equipment in... More 

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AirPadre, Public Relations Manager at South Padre Island Watersports, responded to this review

We are glad that you enjoyed your lessons and hope you enjoy paddle boarding in the future. More 

Darien, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Air Padre gave my Grandson a fabulous time. When there was no wind they took him flyboarding. When the wind came up, they had him up kiteboarding in three sessions ! My hat is off to Air padre.

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AirPadre, Public Relations Manager at South Padre Island Watersports, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We are glad we could provide your grandson with an excellent time More 

Manhattan, Kansas
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

This place was amazing. We started off paddle boarding but after about 30 minutes I no longer wanted to paddle board. We went back into the dock and with no problem whatsoever they let us switch over to a kayak. The next night we went back and jet skied. (The only place on the island where you can be 18,... More 

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AirPadre, General Manager at South Padre Island Watersports, responded to this review

Thanks for the review we are glad that you enjoyed your time with us. More 

chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I went to South Padre Island for another go at kiteboarding lessons. I had my doubts as I took a couple lessons before and was ready to throw in the towel! I couldn't be happier with the lessons largely due to my instructor, Petra. She was methodical in my progression, immediately identified learning gaps from previous lessons. She quickly adapted... More 

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AirPadre, Public Relations Manager at South Padre Island Watersports, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and we are glad you enjoyed Kiteboarding with us. More 

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