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South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center

#3 of 46 things to do in South Padre Island Features Animals
6801 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7725
+1 956-761-6801
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take a walk on the avian side

Really awesome! It was well-worth every second of it. The bird center is delightful, no other way... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Orad O
Schleswig, Germany
Bird is the word

Visited here with our family during our South Padre Island vacation and really enjoyed it. One of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
New Braunfels, Texas
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6801 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7725
+1 956-761-6801
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Really awesome! It was well-worth every second of it. The bird center is delightful, no other way to put it. The staff is super-friendly. The walk is about 1/2 mile all around, and it is in the blazing Texas sun, so if you're a weak,...More

Thank Orad O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here with our family during our South Padre Island vacation and really enjoyed it. One of our daughters is in a wheelchair and it very easy too navigate the entire center. The boardwalk is well built and maintained and the staff is very friendly....More

Thank Lump68
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is beautiful! The nature center with the museum and educational exhibits inside the building are great! The art work displayed is a great accent to the place but the boardwalk was awesome! Great area for bird watching and witnessing nature at its best!...More

Thank Marie S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It could be better if the place is maintain daily outside and inside specially since it's an old building. Ramanda needs to focus, value and invest more to make this stay experience better for their customers. I appreciate all the hard working people there, they...More

Thank Edith R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful walking site in South Padre! The natural grounds here are pristine and the walking trail is very relaxing. Definitely worth stopping here!

Thank Brent N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pretty cheap for family of 6 to see something new. Fun walk around the bay. Didn’t get to see the alligator but a fun walk.

Thank bradleyposton
Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour is pretty much self guided. There is a long winding boardwalk that takes you out into the slat flat marsh that borders the bay side of SPI. It is home to many nesting birds that use the marshes to shelter and raise their...More

Thank Christopher D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Nature reserve was awesome. The staff was very knowledgeable and nice. We loved meeting JoJo the bird and was amazed at all the different wildlife in this area. We also saw a young alligator!!

Thank 663reshmas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mixed reviews within the family. Daughter loved it. It was ok. $6 per adult. It is very clean and a half mile boardwalk thru the marsh. It is a hot walk this time of year. Be sure to take water. There are a few water...More

Thank Phone D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We scheduled our visit when Bill was to give a birding and nature walk. WOW, does Bill know his birds and is patient. We started with a somewhat large family oriented group. As the tour wound down, there were only a few of the more...More

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rf s
27 March 2017|
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Response from Cristin H | Property representative |
It is very hot here in South Texas during July and August. I recommend coming in the morning for the best viewing of the resident birds. The best seasons to see a lot of birds would be during Spring and Fall Migration... More
Chris N
16 August 2016|
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Response from James D | Reviewed this property |
We paid senior rates and I think it was 5 dollars a piece.