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South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center
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Owner description: This nature center is a voice for dolphins wild and free, we do not keep them in captivity. We do have DAILY BOAT tours to take you out to meet them. Our facility has touch tanks and marine exhibits to help all who visit understand how we can help save our oceans. Our boats still go to meet our dolphins when the large tours do not have enough people to go we go for just four people
Reviewed July 14, 2013

We had a great time! Up close and personal interaction with dolphins. Scarlett really cares about these animals and it shows during the time you spend with her. Would highly recommend to anyone visiting the area!

Thank Emmy E
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Reviewed July 14, 2013 via mobile

We went in and were forced to make a donation (entrance fee) of $3 per person. They also charged it for our 18 month old daughter, which was weird. We probably would have given more at our own choosing if we weren't charged an entry fee. It was hot and uncomfortable in there and we left after about 20 minutes. There were a lot of people crowded in the tiny place. Maybe on another day we would have enjoyed it.

Thank ddtwm2000
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Reviewed July 9, 2013

Do you have an hour to relax? If so, do the Dolphin watch. My wife and daughter had a blast. Captain and services was great.

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Reviewed July 9, 2013 via mobile

Authentic. Warm and inviting, dedicated to helping all creatures in need. Enjoyed by our 6, 16 and 46 year olds. Also enjoyed the dolphin tour. It took a while to find them BUT Scarlet didn't give up and we enjoyed viewing other creatures along the way!

Thank PSUOne
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Reviewed July 9, 2013 via mobile

Take this dolphin cruise. Small groups with personal touch. Lots of close up watching of dolphins in their environment.

1  Thank KeithHL
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