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“dolphin tour”(49 reviews)
“dolphin dog”(16 reviews)
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SMALL GROUP DOLPHIN TOURS Fins to Feathers is committed to education and conservation through experiential learning. We create the experience of observing wild and free bottle nose dolphins in the Lower Laguna Madre Bay. We have been using the...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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500 S Point Dr, South Padre Island, TX 78578-3705
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+1 956-299-0629
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All reviews captain paul dolphin tour dolphin dog private tour small group personal experience personal tour highly recommend this tour small boat black lab obvious love wild dolphins great tour well worth the extra money points of interest dolphin watching port isabel
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wonderful experience for our first visit to SPI. The knowledge we gained from Heather and Paul was valuable information. We also enjoyed the stories and humor. Best anniversary gift I ever gave my husband!

Thank Storyteller771916
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Heather and Captain Paul were very knowledgeable about the wildlife in the bay. We saw several dolphins and they were very considerate of the dolphins. Highly recommend this tour, much better than those huge boats with tons of people.

Thank nbkda64
Reviewed 5 days ago

Wonderful tour of the bay. Paul and Heather knew just the right way to approach wildlife to create a great visual experience while respecting the natural habitat. They are champions of the wildlife conservation and are generous sharing their knowledge. The boat is the right...More

Thank yannellahome
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can’t say enough about how much my wife and I enjoyed dolphin watching with Captain Paul. He was extremely knowledgeable, friendly and professional. The dolphins seemed very familiar with him and comfortable around his boat. Strongly Recommend.

Thank Michael N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even a jaded local enjoyed this marvelous sunset/moonrise cruise with two out-of-town visitors and Captains Paul and Heather on a gorgeous Sunday evening. Our guides were knowledgeable about birds and marine life and knew exactly where the dolphins would be frolicking. Mamas, babies, big old...More

Thank 2muchstuff
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was definitely a highlight of our vacation. The captain was so knowledgeable and personable! He was very respectful of the dolphins and stayed clear of them. And even still, they seemed to come to his boat! They came so close we could hear them...More

1  Thank Larry A
Reviewed September 11, 2018

This was all around an excellent experience, and one I recommend to anyone looking for an intimate dolphin watching experience! We learned about conservation efforts, local island history, and had an up close experience with several dolphins! Loved that it was only our family and...More

1  Thank Edina M
Reviewed September 6, 2018

My wife and I took the combination tour and it for sure was not disappointing. Paul & Heather were great to explain all about the different birds and their characteristics. I booked the tour to get some bird photos, and I got way more than...More

Thank Tom C
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

It was a great experience to come out here to South Padre Island and see dolphins in the wild not in captivity. We saw for dolphins in the hour-and-a-half that we were on the boat. I thought it was very cool that they actually swam...More

Thank sgfan97
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Our family loved being the only ones on the boat! Dolphins definitely DID NOT DISSAPOINT!! So cute!! Recommend to everyone wanting the best dolphin experience.

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Yazmin C
August 2, 2018|
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Response from Heather L | Property representative |
Give me a call anytime and I can book you for 2 people. Or you can schedule your tour at anytime that has a small group already booked. It should tell you how many seats are available.
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HotMom69
July 6, 2018|
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Response from Heather L | Property representative |
Yes we can. We have a lot of bigger groups that don’t want to take the big boats with 90+ people. Feel free to give me a call to discuss options. (956) 299-0629. Heather Lacy Fins to Feathers
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dmart26
June 21, 2018|
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Response from Heather L | Property representative |
You can book online at our website, on our Facebook page, or call me anytime at (956) 299-0629. Look forward to hearing from you. Heather Lacy Fins to Feathers
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