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Address: 33256 Park Road 100 Sute 104, South Padre Island, TX 78597
Phone Number: +1 956-761-4243
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One of the most unique activities on South Padre Island is the dolphin...

One of the most unique activities on South Padre Island is the dolphin watching tour. South Texas is a year-round home to several large pods of dolphin and The Original Dolphin Watch is your ticket to viewing them in all their natural splendor. One of the most memorable activities you will take part in while visiting South Padre is a cruise with us. Share the thrill of meeting bottle nose and spinner dolphins in the wild and experience the unique bond and kinship they inspire in mankind.Dolphin Watch TourDolphin Watch Eco-TourDolphin Watch Sunset TourDolphin Watch Fireworks Tour

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Enchanted Sunset

My wife and I took the sunset dolphin watch trip the other day and it was enchanted experience. We saw dolphins and the sunset from the water, and more. The crew was professional... read more

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5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Leszek K
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Fort Worth, United States

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Fort Worth, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I took the sunset dolphin watch trip the other day and it was enchanted experience. We saw dolphins and the sunset from the water, and more. The crew was professional and knowledgable. We enjoyed every moment of that two hour long experience.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a good time seeing the dolphins and had 9 people in our party. We all found amble space and were able to sit together. The boat has two floors and the top floor has a roof covering. They also had a nice waiting area outside in a shaded deck.

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Midlothian, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took all four kids (6 mos, 3, 6 and 8) and we loved it. It was a nice, relaxing cruise and we even got to see quite a bit of dolphin activity. Highly recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The crew is very knowledgeable about the fish. Just very relaxing and neat to see the dolphins and different sea creatures.

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Fort Worth, Texas, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family totally enjoyed the Original Dolphin Watch. I liked this boat over others I observed as the upper deck gave you full view from both front and back. This tour was a great value for the money. We would go again.

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Edinburg, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cannot wait to go again was a memorable experience my parents enjoyed themselves and everything was so amazing

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Thank demonicdarkkitty
San Angelo, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Omg ...we went on our anniversary and we loved it...the guys were very nice....nice cool breeze....saw lots of dolphins...boat ride was amazing!!!

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent crew. Dry when we started then comes a rainstorm. I can't swim, so my first thought was Gilligan's Island and being shipwrecked. The captain was a pro that never had the boat rocking and leaning like a competitor boat I saw. You wouldn't know it was a rainstorm if not for the wind getting people wet. We took the... More 

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Dallas,TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We sat multiple dolphins, and the staff was extremely knowledgeable about the area and the marine life.

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Edinburg, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have done this trip several times and always enjoy it. The crew is very knowledgeable and friendly. This is a quick and easy way to see some of the marine wildlife that you will otherwise miss if you only go to the beach and the hotel pool.

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