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South Padre Island Watersports

5709A Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7633
+1 956-299-9463
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South Padre Island Water Sports offers: lessons and rentals on South Padre Island, Texas. Our waterfront property makes getting out on the bay on a kayak or paddle board super easy. Rental offerings include: Stand Up Paddle Boards, Kayaks, water bicycles, surfboards, boogie boards, skim boards, jetskis, kiteboards and kitesurf Boards. Flyboarding Lessons are our newest offering and we also offer lessons for kiteboarding, landboarding, paddle boarding and surfing.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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5709A Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7633
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rented kayaks for a large group in advance. Easy refund for one that didn’t end up coming. Had a hard time finding the place by navigation l, but quick call and they helped us locate it. Didn’t take time off for being late. Was simple...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The employees were friendly, knowledgeable, and efficient. They went out of their way to ensure we would get the most out of our jet skiing experience. The equipement was in good condition and obviously well cared for. My son struck up quite the friendship with...More

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Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

I am 45 and picked this up when a kiteboarding friend let me fly a kite. I knew I loved it and I knew I really needed lessons having no previous board experiences in life. The jet ski lessons were very valuable Joel goes above...More

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Reviewed June 23, 2018

My grandsons wanted to do some kite boarding. Went by and saw Jeff and he recommended Kite Land Boarding. It wasn't a great day- wind-wise but Jeff did all that could to make sure the boys had some fun. And they surely did. SPI watersports...More

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kytsrfr, Owner at South Padre Island Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded June 24, 2018

Glad the boys had fun!

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Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

I went there during spring break with my friends and we had an amazing time. The owner was really nice to us and even though we were late, he was still so nice to us. That was our first time kayaking and he explained everything...More

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kytsrfr, Owner at South Padre Island Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded June 24, 2018

Super cool we could get you out for your first time kayaking! Come back next time and try something else new, perhaps stand up paddle boarding???

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Reviewed May 23, 2018

I took an intermediate kiteboarding lesson with Jeff at Air Padre this Spring 2018 to work on some techniques I was looking to improve - mainly jumping, kite looping, and kite loop water starts and transitions. Jeff has an incredible amount of experience and knowledge...More

Thank Kelli L
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kytsrfr, Owner at South Padre Island Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded June 24, 2018

Kelli, Yes the kite looping was working well! Hope you make it back down this spring.

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Reviewed April 28, 2018

My husband and I rented water bikes and thoroughly enjoyed it. Cheapest rates on the island and nicest staff, hands down. Can’t wait to come back! I really want to learn to wind surf!

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AirPadre, Owner at South Padre Island Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2018

Amanda, Great to hear you enjoyed your waterbike adventure! We don't do windsurfing, but if you want to learn to kite we do offer kiteboarding lessons! See ya next time!

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Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

We rented 2 kayaks for three hours and went paddling all over Laguna Madre. We loved going by all the lovely homes on the water. The water was a beautiful turquoise color. We had a great time and when we were done we visited the...More

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AirPadre, Owner at South Padre Island Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2018

Hope to see you again next time!

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Reviewed April 10, 2018

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Reviewed April 5, 2018

When I knew I wanted to learn how to kitesurf, we asked for some instructor recommendations from some seasoned kitesurfers on South Padre Island who would be flexible with teaching a 50 year old mom of 5. I needed someone who was really patient and...More

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AirPadre, Owner at South Padre Island Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2018

K, boy I really had fun getting out with you!! Can't wait to get out and do some more advanced lessons ASAP

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