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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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$26.75*
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Water Bike Rental on South Padre Island
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$26.75*
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South Padre Island Single or Double Kayak Rentals
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$10.83*
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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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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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5709A Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7633
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Reviewed June 27, 2013 via mobile

Stumbled upon Air Padre after another shop I had been working with just stopped replying to my emails. The AP website was very informative about pricing and what was available for lessons and rentals. I received a call back from my VM within 10 minutes...More

Thank sesadler
Galen G, Manager at South Padre Island Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2013

Thank you for your great review and yes the spelling was correct :) Hope to see you and your family again.

Reviewed June 19, 2013 via mobile

It was our first time kayaking, we had a blast :) the staff was extremely friendly and they have great equipment. They offer lessons and are great! we will definitely be going back! It's a great place, must go when you're in SPI!

Thank JennnLovee
AirPadre, Manager at South Padre Island Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2013

Thanks for that great review:) hope to see you when you get back in town. Thanks Gears

Reviewed May 24, 2013

I went down to SPI with 3 of my friends to kiteboard. Bringing along your own kiteboard can be problematic with the airlines (fees, damage, etc.) All of us ended up renting boards from Air Padre Kiteboarding. The cost was minimal the equipment was in...More

Thank Ian E
Galen G, Manager at South Padre Island Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded May 25, 2013

Thank you for your great response. We strive to make your kiteboarding experience as smooth as possible. I'm glad you liked renting our equipment and we update every season. Look forward to seeing you guys again.

Reviewed April 16, 2013

My wife and I have windsurfed for over 25 years and have hesitated to try kiteboarding because of the stories of accidents we have heard. Tired of light wind sailing we signed up for lessons with Petra at Air Padre on South Padre Island. We...More

2  Thank Ken W
AirPadre, Manager at South Padre Island Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2013

This is great to hear that you had a great experience. We are very lucky to have Joel and Petra on our team. Hope you have a fun ,and safe kiting experience for the rest of your kiting years. Thanks again and be safe.

Reviewed April 10, 2013

Excellent Staff, Wicked Gear, Great Service, knowledgeable staff helped us get the most out of our week on the island. Mike and Mad and Ben

Thank mikea633
AirPadre, Manager at South Padre Island Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2013

Thank you for your great response. Yes sometimes the wind can be difficult. Hope to see you back down soon.

Reviewed April 10, 2013

I had the pleasure to take kite lessons from Petra - a very experienced instructor with a real focus on security, while making you actually feel safe, not scared, of kite surfing. She went out of her way to make sure I got as much...More

Thank Jopicq
Galen G, Manager at South Padre Island Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2013

Thank you for your great reveiw hope to see you back soon. Thanks Gears

Reviewed January 21, 2013

We had such a great time learning to kiteboard with Air Padre. The entire staff was consistently professional, helpful, and friendly. Our instructor was particularly fantastic. He made certain that we progressed in a safe and logical manner and went out of his way to...More

Thank Chi-Leigh11
Reviewed November 23, 2012

We had a fantastic experience on the hydro-bikes at Air Padre. Our family, including a 16 year old son and 11 year old daughter, thoroughly enjoyed the hydro-bikes on two different days! The South Padre bay is calm and shallow (can stand up in most...More

2  Thank MarkFamily82
Reviewed November 1, 2012

United Air Lines ripped my bag and 2 kites on Sat. night. Jeff and Gears had me on the water with one repaired kite and another new one by the next afternoon ...my trip was saved. Jeff also was able to trouble shoot my poor...More

1  Thank larry b
Reviewed August 10, 2012

Friendly service, equipment in good shape, great location. Closed at 4:30 pm which was too early for island time.More

2  Thank 59jeanette87
AirPadre, Manager at South Padre Island Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2012

Thank you for your great review. I would like to mention we close at 5 although we do ask that our rentals be in by 4:30. I understand that may be too early, so we will look into extending that time frame. Again Thanks for...More

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