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Dolphin Watch and Eco Tours

Enjoy a one and a half hour South Padre Island Dolphin Watch aboard the newly renovated Murphy's Law and see Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins in their natural habitat. You will also have the opportunity to see local and migratory birds, the U.S. Coast Guard Station, Boca Chica Beach, and the South Padre Island Jetties. During the Eco Tour/Dolphin Watch, we will drag a specialized net along the Laguna Madre Bay floor. Sea life captured during the Eco Tour, will be brought on board and viewed up close. At the end of the Eco Tour, all sea life will be returned to their natural habitat unharmed.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$13.00
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Private Bay Fishing South Padre Island

Benefit from personalized attention on this private fishing charter on the Laguna Madre from South Padre Island. With your private group of up to six passengers, you'll head out aboard a catamaran to the best secret fishing spots to catch local fish such as sheepshead, drum, whiting, and sand trout. Depending on your level of experience, you'll get instruction from the captain or be left to your own devices.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$299.00
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Parasailing Adventure South Padre Island

A parasailing trip over South Padre Island is a popular choice for adventurous travelers. Once in the air, take in sweeping views of the island and surrounding natural landscape rarely seen by visitors or locals alike. Your guide ensures a smooth takeoff and landing, as well as tips on what wildlife you may be able to spot, from bottlenose dolphins to osprey hawks.
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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US$69.00
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Dolphin Watch & Sunset Tour

Join us for a relaxing cruise aboard the Double Sunshine and take in one of South Padre Island’s most treasured assets, our beautiful sunsets. This cruise departs two hours before sundown and we cruise the Laguna Madre for dolphins before ending with breathtaking vistas of the setting sun.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$16.00
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8 Hour Golf Cart Rental (4 passenger)

San Padre Island’s small size allows golf carts to drive on the streets. Avoid the hassle of flagging down taxis with this 8-hour golf cart rental that fits up to four passengers. Ride comfortably and even get to play your own music over the Bluetooth that connects right to your iPhone or iPad. Plus, you can choose from multiple pickup times for added convenience.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$171.38
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24 Hour Bicycle Rental

San Padre Island’s small size makes getting around on a bike one the best ways to explore. This 24-hour bicycle rental is an affordable way to travel from place to place without tiring out your walking legs. Plus, since the rental company has more than 15 bikes, it can accommodate bigger groups, too, and you can choose from multiple pickup times for added convenience.
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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US$39.99
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4 Hour Golf Cart Rental (4 passenger)

Forget the stress of exploring by foot in the daytime heat with 4-hour golf cart rental on South Padre Island. Cruise along the island’s streets, beaches, and bays for an intimate sightseeing experience while avoiding foot fatigue, or get the party started with LED lights and a bluetooth sound system included. Benefit from regular daily departure slots, and enjoy a shared group experience ideal for friends, families, or couples.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$114.25
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8 Hour Golf Cart Rental (6 passenger)

Get around South Padre Island like a local: on a golf cart. This 8-hour rental comes with your choice of 4-seater or 6-seater vehicle to suit your group. Cruise the streets of South Padre by gas-powered golf cart, with LED lights and a bluetooth-connected sound system. From beach to bay, the possibilities are endless.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$228.50
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28 Mile Jet Ski Water Tour Adventure

Operating your own Jet Ski, you’ll get to see the best spots of the Island and Port Isabel on the water. You’ll ride under the causeway past million dollar houses and yachts and into the Fingers in Port Isabel, where you can see the commercial shrimping industry, the spooky haunted ship, and other secret spots. Then, we’ll make our way to Dolphin Cove, where you’ll see the dolphins in the wild and observe them from a safe distance as they enjoy their freedom.This is one of the best activities we offer here at Parrot Eyes. Not only do you get to sightsee, but you also get to ride fast through the waves and have a blast. Don’t forget your camera!
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$160.00
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US$160.00
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24 Hour Golf Cart Rental (4 passenger)

Explore South Padre Island in style with a golf cart. This 24-hour rental is a great way to explore the elongated island and can seat between four and six passengers, depending on which cart you select. These are gas-powered carts and each is equipped with Bluetooth sound systems and LED lights to enhance your experience.
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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US$222.79
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Parrot Eyes Parasailing Experience - South Padre Island

Parasail 700ft over the clear waters of the Laguna Madre Bay and view the entire South Padre Island area. You can fly singles, doubles, or triples A shuttle boat will leave our dock and transport observers and flyers to our USCG certified parasail platform where the riders will take off and land. This is the safest way to parasail. Our Captain has over 30 perfect years of experience. Come fly over the crystal clear bay waters of the Gulf of Mexico where you can see the many of the wild marine life in the area. With our 700′ line you are able to see the entire Island, Port Isabel as well as waves crashing on the beachside. There’s no skill involved on your part and children are welcome.Our parasail company is the only company on South Padre Island that can cater to large groups (up to 30) at one time!Prices displayed are per person (per flyer)Max combined weight per flight is approx 350lbs
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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US$79.00
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US$79.00
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48 Hour Bicycle Rental

SPI Activities Golf Cart and Bicycle rentals are the best way to soak up some sun and cruise South Padre Island like a local. You can take a ride though Isla Blanca Park, catch a stunning sunset on the bay, or even stop in and visit our world famous sea turtles. From beach to bay the possibilities are endless when you ride with us. 
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$68.55
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South Padre Wild Dolphin Watch and Sunset Cruise

This tour requires a 4 person minimum in order for the tour to depart.Bring your own food & drinks and get comfortable for a 1.5hr pleasure boat ride to watch the bottle nosed dolphins in the wild as well as a perfect sunset over the bay.Our Sunset Dolphin Watch begins with a cruise down the Tompkins Channel with an amazing view of the Island where we will see the beautiful waterfront homes, restaurants and entertainment district of South Padre Island. The Captain and crew will then take you under the Causeway to the blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico in search of our local dolphins.Our success rate in finding dolphins is extremely high as we have a high concentration of bottle nose dolphins that live in the surrounding warm waters year round.Our vessel offers plenty of comfortable seating and an open air interior, perfect to view the dolphins from anywhere on the boat and feel the Island breeze. We also have a full canopy that provides shade for all of our customers.
  • Duration: 90 to 120 minutes
  • Duration: 90 to 120 minutes
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US$29.00
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US$29.00
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24 Hour Golf Cart Rental (6 passenger)

SPI Activities golf cart rentals are the best way to soak up some sun and cruise South Padre Island like a local. You can take a ride though Isla Blanca Park, catch a stunning sunset on the bay, or even stop in and visit our world famous sea turtles. From beach to bay the possibilities are endless when you ride with us. 
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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US$285.62
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US$285.62
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4 Hour Golf Cart Rental (6 passenger)

SPI Activities golf cart rentals are the best way to soak up some sun and cruise South Padre Island like a local. You can take a ride though Isla Blanca Park, catch a stunning sunset on the bay, or even stop in and visit our world famous sea turtles. From beach to bay the possibilities are endless when you ride with us. 
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$148.52
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US$148.52
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