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Texas Gulf Trawling Shimp Boil & Tour
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  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
Apr 27, 2017
“Great educational tour”
Mar 14, 2017
“This tour is now closed!”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1430 Everglades Rd, Brownsville, TX 78521-9278
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Reviewed April 27, 2017

You will learn about the fresh shrimp industry and it was awesome. You will get to go on a docked shrimp boat and learn about the types of shrimp and top it off with some cooked shrimp to eat.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank tomshav41
Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

This tour is closed now. It was fun while it lasted, but thay do not offer the tour this year (2017) Too bad, it was very informative. You can still purchase the shrimp at this location.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank jeannem683
Reviewed January 18, 2017

This was a very interesting tour and taste experience. I loved the tour of the boat and all the information that was given on the shrimping industry. We also learned to NEVER EAT FARM RAISED SHRIMP OR FISH it's pure toxic poison. Wild caught is...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank nancyG57
Reviewed March 30, 2016

My husband and I recently went on this very tour for the very first time, even though we live in the Rio Grande Valley. As soon as we arrived to the parking lot, we were greeted by a very friendly staff member and were treated...More

Date of experience: March 2016
2  Thank Sandra C
Reviewed March 27, 2016

I'm sure these guys get a boat load of good reviews. For good reason, we were at the end of the tour season and you would have thought we were the first tour they had done. They were excited to see us, happy to serve...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank glenn9
Reviewed March 18, 2016

My wife and I took our 6 and 8 year old to this tour this week. First of all Greg, the owner of this 15 vessel shrimping company, taught us a lot about the shrimping industry in a covered building while they provided us with...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Dave K
Reviewed March 16, 2016

This three-hour narrative and boat tour was so interesting and informative. The time just flew by. Before we knew it, three hours had passed. Every step of the shrimping business was explained, all the way from where the shrimp live and how they are located...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Linda M
Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

This is a great experience and the staff is dedicated to providing good information about the Texas shrimping industry. It was very interesting and a well spent 3 hours. And you get to eat shrimp!

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank James H
Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

This was a fun and informative morning. Greg, Leonard and Z gave us great presentations and a tour of the shrimping boat, with a heading demo. Also a peeling demonstration and contest. Then there was shrimp tasting with 10 nice sized shrimp. Great deal for...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank jeannem683
Reviewed March 4, 2016

the program really informs on the shrimp industry and the tour of the boat very interesting time well spent

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Joihn N
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