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Worldwinds Windsurfing

Bird Island Basin Road, Padre Island National Seashore, Corpus Christi, TX 78418
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Highly recommended. Great place to learn.

I came down from Houston for a weekend to go windsurfing and was not disappointed. The rental... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
reeholio
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Auckland, New Zealand
Great Place to Try Windsurfing

If you're visiting Corpus Christi, this is a MUST-TRY! I've never been windsurfing, and on a whim... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
dwallace37
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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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Located on the Laguna Madre inside the Padre Island National Seashore, Worldwinds Windsurfing is a full service windsurfing shop. We offer lessons for beginner through the most advanced. We teach windsurfing lessons everyday 7 days a week starting at 11:30am. Worldwinds also offers kayaking and standup paddle boarding
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
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Hours Today: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Bird Island Basin Road, Padre Island National Seashore, Corpus Christi, TX 78418
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I came down from Houston for a weekend to go windsurfing and was not disappointed. The rental equipment was first rate, the staff friendly, the wind blew and the water was flat. The lagoon is mostly chest-deep all the way out, which helped with learning...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2017

If you're visiting Corpus Christi, this is a MUST-TRY! I've never been windsurfing, and on a whim, thought I would check it out while visiting Padre Island. So glad I did. It was one of the most enjoyable things on my trip. You'll be glad...More

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Worldwinds, Owner at Worldwinds Windsurfing, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

Thanks for such a stellar review! We're so glad you had a great time learning to windsurf, and hope we'll see you back again soon!

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Came down for 2 days while on a business trip in TX in start of November. Excellent experience with both the shop and forecast. Was ~29-30c and 14-17knots of winds both days. On the days i visited wind would start around 11AM and getting weaker...More

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Worldwinds, Owner at Worldwinds Windsurfing, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

Thanks for the 5 star review! Hope you can make it back to visit again soon!

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Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

This windsurfing spot is great for all levels of sailors. Just pack a snack, something to drink, grab your booties, sunscreen and you are all set. The team of experts lead by Don will set you up for success with sails and boards to match...More

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Worldwinds, Owner at Worldwinds Windsurfing, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

Thanks Jan!

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Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is one of my favorite places to windsurf, I visit every year and wish I could go even more. As noted they are inside the park so you have to pay the entrance fee but it is well worth it. The gulf-side beaches and...More

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Worldwinds, Owner at Worldwinds Windsurfing, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

Thanks for such a great review!

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Reviewed 22 August 2016

I'm not sure if they mentioned that on their website but you have to pay $10 (good for a week) to get to them because they are inside the park. Once you get past that it is all great. Friendly knowledgeable staff and good gear....More

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Worldwinds, Manager at Worldwinds Windsurfing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2016

Thanks for the 5 Star review and feedback! We've updated our website to more clearly state the entrance fee. Thanks you so much for coming out to windsurf with us! We really hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 19 August 2016

30 minute drive from Corpus. Laid back place that gives GREAT windsurfing lessons. They teach you essentials, step by step, and classes are super small. Teacher is very thorough. Area is great because it's not deep at all for quite a distance. Lessons takes about...More

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Worldwinds, Manager at Worldwinds Windsurfing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2016

We're so glad you had a great time learning to windsurfing with us! Thanks for taking a minute to let us know how your experience was. We hope you'll come back again!

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Reviewed 29 June 2016

we went here, as a family, to rent kayaks and kayak in the bay. however, the winds were so intense that it was overly difficult for us to have an enjoyable time. the winds were well within their recommended standard, but were far too difficult...More

Thank Karen B
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Worldwinds, Manager at Worldwinds Windsurfing, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2016

Karen B, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. Our customer's feedback is really important to us! The winds in this area, while great for the Windsurfing side of our business, can make kayaking quite a challenge. Our team will...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

I had gone windsurfing for a full week about a decade ago and always wanted to try again. The French guy at this place recommended that I try the intro lesson to remember how it works rather than just renting gear. They upgraded my board...More

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Worldwinds, Manager at Worldwinds Windsurfing, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2016

Dave, We're so glad we were able to get you back on the water! We hope to see you back before another decade goes by! Thanks for reviewing us :)

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Reviewed 15 March 2016

The people who work the shop are generally very helpful. We rented windsurfing equipment for all day and had a blast. If the winds aren't good (they can't guarantee the weather), they're usually good about rescheduling if you can. They provide water shoes (a must...More

Thank Jd_murcia
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Worldwinds, Manager at Worldwinds Windsurfing, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2016

Jd, Thanks for taking a minute to write a review. We really appreciate it. It's so nice to hear you all had a blast learning to windsurf! We hope you'll visit us again soon, for more fun on the water!

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Garnet R
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Hello thank you for your question. Are you asking about windsurfing, kayaking or stand-up paddle boarding? If for windsurfing then yes. Please call or go to our website to make a reservation. In the future please direct... More
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