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Address: 216 North Fulton Beach Road, Rockport, TX 78382
Phone Number: +1 361-727-0643
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Rockport Adventures Specializes in Whooping Crane Tours and Coastal Birding...

Rockport Adventures Specializes in Whooping Crane Tours and Coastal Birding aboard our flagship Skimmer. Dolphin Watching Tours and Sunset Cruises are offered in the Summer months and private tours are always an option.

Inland Birding Tours provide our customers the opportunity to really see the vast array of species habitat our area has to offer.

The Rockport-Fulton area is rich with Texas History. Our History Tour by golf cart is a fun way to see the area and take in it's abundant heritage.

Kayak, Paddleboard, and golf cart Rentals round out our offerings the enable visitor to really experience the most beautiful spot on the Texas coast.

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All the birds I'd hoped for

It'd been over 15 years since I'd been out on the Skimmer, but the trip to see the whoopers was as great as ever. Whoopers galore. In one location we watched a coyote amble up to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Pittsfield, MA
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Pittsfield, MA
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It'd been over 15 years since I'd been out on the Skimmer, but the trip to see the whoopers was as great as ever. Whoopers galore. In one location we watched a coyote amble up to a whooping crane family group, but he was soon discouraged . Captain asked for requests, I asked to see a Peregrine Falcon and he... More 

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After a disappointing road trip through Aransas NWR it was such a thrill to see the cranes on the boat trip. We approached the water boundaries of the NWR and had great viewings of the cranes plus various birds including a peregrine. Definitely recommended.

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Galveston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an amazing experience on our birding tour. We visited in late November and were treated to some truly incredible whooping crane sightings. We saw at least five "families" (nesting pair and a juvenile) of cranes, and countless other shorebirds and migratory species. We sailed with my parents and my 8-year-old daughters, and every generation enjoyed the trip immensely.... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went on our first birdwatching tour to see whooping cranes, spoonbills, blue herons and many other species of birds. Great tour. Sit at the front lhs of the boat. Duration: 3 hours

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Norman, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been on the Skimmer several times and have never been disappointed. Captain Tommy is very knowledgeable about all the birds in the area and knows where t find the Whoping Cranes. His boat is a great size and not overcrowded.

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League City, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Feat an experience! It was beyond anything I could have imagined for several reasons: the close proximity to the birds, the enormous variety of birds, the knowledgeable authorities they had on board to show us the various birds, the more than adequate space they had for everyone on board to view, the more than adequate time to capture your shot,... More 

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Thank BettyAnn D
Canyon, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great tour! Just the right amount of info. Very knowledgeable guide, great information. Would go on this again in a heartbeat. Saw many kinds of birds. Very close to whooping cranes.

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Boquete, Panama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great trip. We saw more whoopers than all our other trips combined. This was our first tour with Capt Tommy.

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Thank Glenda C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on the Skimmer with Captain Tommy and had a great time. He is very knowledgeable about all birds. We went out and saw lots of whooping cranes, dolphins and a variety of other birds. I had a large group with me and they offered a discount on the trip. We have taken the boat out a few time before... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Fantastic service, took care of us, made sure all our gear was safe on board. Cranked up the Jimmy Buffet and off we went. Planning next year's (or sooner trip) now. He pointed out merlins, herons as well as providing all the bio history we could absorb

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