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Beach Town Tours

Open today: 6:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.

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Outdoor adventure company offering kayak rentals and tours in Galveston Bay where you can see and experience wetlands, oyster reef, mid-bay island bird nesting areas and coastal habitats.
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1524 8 Mile Rd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77554
+1 832-630-2440
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Reviewed October 7, 2014

A friend and I decided to do this because we found a Groupon and had never been to Galveston before. We weren't sure of what tour we wanted to do when we got there and ended up getting to do the island tour since the...More

4  Thank piper22gyzmo21
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Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and i went and experienced a very lovely tour. We are a lesbian couple and i felt like we we're accepted and welcomed. Our tour guide Julie took many pictures of us and made this vacation the best it could have been.

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Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

We came here during our trip to Glaveston and had a blast! Julie was a great guide for our sunset tour. Gave us lots of information about the island and the wildlife. Would 100% recommend!

Thank Kelly W
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Did a noontime 2-hour self-guided rental, and it was quite enjoyable. You make the reservations online, and when you show up, they have everything ready for you to launch. The owners are also helpful if you don't know exactly what you're doing. Word of caution:...More

Thank CoOlJoSh
Reviewed May 30, 2018

We were on our honeymoon and the Beach Town Sunset Kyak Tour was the very first thing my husband and I diid upon arriving into Galveston. Julie was awesome! I had never been kayaking before ( age 58 and 8 months after having a rotator...More

2  Thank bbynurse2000
Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

We did a sunset Kayak tour with Julie! We arrived early as suggested. They were very punctual and already had everything set up! She gave us great instructions to help us control our tandom kayak. She gave us 3 options for routes we could take...More

1  Thank Ashley J
Reviewed April 3, 2018

I have mixed feelings - guide (Julie) was warm and friendly, and I had a terrific time getting out on the water and doing some hard exercise for a couple of hours - a nice break from driving! But: know in advance, that the company...More

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Mike R, Owner at Beach Town Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2018

Our website explains that this is our city route and used primarily for windy days as a safety precaution. You were offered a chance to go out that day at that launch site due to weather issues, reschedule for another day, or receive a refund.

Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

Julie was the consummate professional and a fun tour guide around the bay! She was knowledgeable, went at my pace and it was just like a friend is showing you around all the cool stuff that is here! Highly recommend and when I come back,...More

2  Thank LeahBia1125
Reviewed February 13, 2018

We did the sunset tour and I expected something more like the pictures (sunsets, beaches, open water) but the sunset tour goes along the highway and the Hooters for safety reasons. We finished on the other side of the bridge which had some nice houses...More

Thank itwasfunwhileitlaste
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Great people doing what they love and sharing it. I have been kayaking with them before and will choose them again.

1  Thank David D
Reviewed April 6, 2017 via mobile

We booked the kayaking tour at the last minute. Julie was very knowledgeable about the history of the island and hurricanes that have impacted the island over the years. The fee was very reasonable, also. We would definitely book again. Thanks Julie.

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Kim M
September 7, 2015|
Response from Mike R | Property representative |
Yes. You may check our yearly schedule online at our website, beachtowntours
July 27, 2015|
Response from Mike R | Property representative |
Probably 90% of our customers have never kayaked. The greatest difficulty will be the wind and we have options when wind speed is an issue. We do individual groups so you will not be placed with someone who is more/less... More