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Address: 33384 State Park Road 100, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6412
Phone Number: +1 956-761-2212
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Breakaway Cruises provides activities for South Padre Island visitors...

Breakaway Cruises provides activities for South Padre Island visitors including dolphin watch eco-tours, parasailing, jet skis, bay and deep sea fishing, amphibious tours, fireworks cruises, and more.

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Tandem Parasailing at South Padre Island
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Eco Trip Learning from a Cat Classroom

On the Escape, Roscoe and Eddie pointed out dolphins playing and moving in 'pods' in the Laguna Madre Bay. Now the home of about 200 dolphins. Also, history of the battles of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Patrice C
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San Antonio, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rasco and Bruno did a great job of getting us up in the air today. We had a blast ! It was a smooth ride and we enjoyed a gorgeous view of the bay and the ocean. Would love to do it again sometime.

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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the Escape, Roscoe and Eddie pointed out dolphins playing and moving in 'pods' in the Laguna Madre Bay. Now the home of about 200 dolphins. Also, history of the battles of the Mexicans and Americans over centuries on the mainland of Port Isabel, Boca Chica Beach and most popular "Palo Alto Battlefield". Catch of the Day included a male... More 

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Thank Patrice C
Sugar Land, Texas
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

POOR SERVICE AND RUDE STAFF! We originally scheduled our Jet Ski and Bay fishing trips through this company, it's a great thing they don't charge for reservations! First day on the island we went to visit them about Jet Ski rentals. The woman told me we were not on the reservation list. I had printed a copy of my reservation... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were in South Padre to visit my sister and she surprised us with a speed boat ride! It was a blast and our captain and his assistant were kind and informative. He even showed us the engines after!

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Shot out to Dane, Jes, Captain Nick and Captain Rasco! I took a 7 day vacation on South Padre Island alone and Breakaway Cruises contributed to having one of my best vacation for 2016. They had me smiling and laughing the whole time and I greatly appreciate it. Until next time!

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Temple, Texas
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97 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time on the sunset cruise. Booked my trip through the hotel and had no problem. Sign on went fine and staff friendly. The Captain was funny, witty but very salty conscious. He gave information as we went on the surroundings and at first no dolphins. The Captain suggested yelling, singing and making a alot of noise to... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The breakaway crew did a great job at making sure everyone was comfortable and had a great time. The bay was quite murky but there were fish everywhere. For this part of the world it is a great experience for the novice snorkeler. You will definitely get to swim in very close proximity to lot's of fish!

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1 Thank Larry D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I love to fish so we booked ourselves a spot with Breakaway Cruises during our 10 year anniversary trip. We had a very good time and caught some pretty nice King Mackerel. Captain Nick was all over helping people and his deckhand Austin was right behind him. They suggested a couple places for us to take our... More 

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Tyler, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I did the Eco Tour/Dolphin Watch this past Thursday. Our boat was Captained by Captain Mike and our Eco lesson was by given by Mike. We both agreed this trip is the best Dolphin watch trip we have taken. This is the only trip we have been educated on more sea life with a close up view.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

We had an Amazing Experience, Bruno and Pepe (I hope I got that right) made it fun. Took the easy off the look on our faces with there jokes. I highly recommend do this at least once!

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