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Address: 2401 Laguna Blvd., South Padre Island, TX 78597
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+1 956-772-7245
10:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 18:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 18:00

Sunset dinner cruises or Snorkeling trips with lunch a must. A visit to...

Sunset dinner cruises or Snorkeling trips with lunch a must. A visit to South Padre Island or Port Isabel wouldn't be complete without a sailing trip on Southern Wave. Sit back, relax, and enjoy a cool drink while the South Texas sun puts on it's spectacular evening sunset show for you... this is the perfect way to end your day and start your evening. You can lay in the South Padre Island sun on our spacious trampolines or relax under the covered canopy. Most mornings, we'll snorkel in the waters of the Laguna Madre, northwest of South Padre Island with delicious lunch. Afternoons may be spent Dolphin Watching, Picnicking or working on your tan. We have a grill on board so we can make your trip to South Padre Island special. In the evenings, we have a Sunset Dinner Cruise - the Chef grills an all-u-can eat Beef and Chicken fajita dinner picnic buffet style, grilled fish, jumbo grilled shrimp as appetizer, all you can drink bottled water and sodas, the hostess puts out fresh cut fruit platter, the musician plays great music. Of course in the summer, the Friday night fireworks are not to be missed.

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Have gone on this cruise numerous times!

This is one of the must do attractions when you are in the Rio Grande Valley! We take it at least once a year with a group from our RV park. We charter a bus from the park... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2017
La Feria, Texas
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La Feria, Texas
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Reviewed 11 February 2017

This is one of the must do attractions when you are in the Rio Grande Valley! We take it at least once a year with a group from our RV park. We charter a bus from the park, arrive ready to sail and the Captain and crew are always most accommodating. They wait on all of us, bringing us water,... More 

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New Braunfels, Texas
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Reviewed 3 January 2017

You don't expect a dinner cruise aboard a catamaran! We boated (the sail was not hoisted) along the bay and into a couple channels while serving ourselves to each course. This meant using your sea legs to maneuver the boat, especially if you were riding at the back and walking from hull to hull. The food, service and music was... More 

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Brownsville, Texas
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

My wife and I took the Sunset Dinner Cruise with tickets we purchased earlier in the year at the SPI Market Days in the convention center. The day we went it was a little crowded on the boat, but the food and music was good. This is a relaxing cruise along the shoreline. We were a little disappointed that it... More 

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Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

I found this on groupon and we did the sharing jet ski. Me and my boyfriend had a wonderful time. We even got to see the dolphins while out there and it was so awesome. Also even if you don't have your phone or watch once you hour is over the crew person will come out and tell you that... More 

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Canyon Lake, Texas
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Reviewed 30 October 2016

This is just a slow cruise in the bay riding past condos and houses but it is relaxing. The service is great and when we went it wasn't very crowded. Lisa is the hostess and makes it very enjoyable.

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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

The food is good, staff very friendly, relaxing two hour cruise. The grilled shrimp appetizer really great.

Thank Gary J
Sugar Land, Texas
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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

$42 / person including nice grilled lunch & 3 hours on boat. A bargain! Within 30 min of departing dock we were snorkeling! Sure not much to see underwater...some shells/sea grass/small fish but was fun anyway! I will be back again to do this again probably many times!

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Kenedy, Texas
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Reviewed 8 September 2016

These are the nicest people you will ever meet. Lisa is awesome. She works it all the jet skis, dinner cruise, she is everywhere. They treat everyone so kindly. The dinner cruise is awesome!!! If you are there go!

Thank Barbara S
Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Went on the snorkeling trip . Staff was really nice. Lunch is included hamburgers and hot dogs. It's a little harder for smaller children to do.

Thank Tmrazek
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

We went on the snorkeling trip and we had a blast! They made it so fun and it is definitely an experience we will remember! They make hamburgers, hot dogs, fruit trays, etc. Great experience for all ages! I lost the back of my diamond earring and I handed my earring to the lady to hold for me. I forgot... More 


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