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The Original Dolphin Watch

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South Padre Island, TX 78597
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Dolphin fun

This staff is so nice and knowledgeable! I would like to take our older daughters on this trip. The... read more

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beachbumlac
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Allen, Texas
The Best Dolphin Watch!

This was our 3rd time in the past four years to visit the Original Dolphin Watch. To put it... read more

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JRHUGH50
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South Texas
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One of the most unique activities on South Padre Island is the dolphin watching tour. South Texas is a year-round home to several large pods of dolphin and The Original Dolphin Watch is your ticket to viewing them in all their natural splendor. One of the most memorable activities you will take part in while visiting South Padre is a cruise with us. Share the thrill of meeting bottle nose and spinner dolphins in the wild and experience the unique bond and kinship they inspire in mankind.Dolphin Watch TourDolphin Watch Eco-TourDolphin Watch Sunset TourDolphin Watch Fireworks Tour
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  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“eco tour” (95 reviews)
“boat ride” (33 reviews)
“sea life” (32 reviews)
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South Padre Island, TX 78597
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Reviewed today

This staff is so nice and knowledgeable! I would like to take our older daughters on this trip. The price was so reasonable!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was our 3rd time in the past four years to visit the Original Dolphin Watch. To put it straight forward- They are just the best. The crew is very helpful, they have an excellent program of showing the sea life in the bay- fish,...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The crew was amazing. We had a great experience! We went on the sunset tour and got some great videos of the dolphins. We also went on the snorkelling tour with the same company and another amazing crew. Great memories to cherish from our vacation.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

My whole family had a great time!! The captain and crew were fabulous. One of the crew members even came through and took a picture of my whole family together.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

It was a great experience. The staff did a great job! They caught animals in their net to share with the guest on top of taking us on a boat ride to see dolphins. In addition, we had a great experience with the sea gulls.

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AMDIVING, Manager at The Original Dolphin Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We thank you very much for visiting us!! We hope yall come back and see us again! Have a wonderful day! The Original Dolphin Watch Crew!

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We went with our 3 kids (1,6 &7). Had a blast. Length of the trip was great, inexpensive and memorable.

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AMDIVING, Manager at The Original Dolphin Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We are so happy that you enjoyed your trip! We hope you come back and visit us! Have a wonderful day! The Original Dolphin Watch Crew!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very enjoyable crew. We saw many dolphins, learned about the native marine life in the area, and got to see a beautiful sunset for around $30 for two people. We were really glad we chose this company.

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AMDIVING, Manager at The Original Dolphin Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We thank you for choosing us and we hope you come back to visit South Padre Island!! Have a great day! The Original Dolphin Watch Crew!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great experience. It was fun and the kids had a great educational experience and very sweet employees!

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AMDIVING, Manager at The Original Dolphin Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We thank you for your business!! Please come and visit us again soon!! The Original Dolphin Watch Crew!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun and educational trip, loved seeing the marine life and the tour guides were very informative and friendly

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AMDIVING, Manager at The Original Dolphin Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We thank you for your business, and we hope you come and visit us again on South Padre Island!! Have a great day! The Original Dolphin Watch Crew!!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with my travel buddies ages 100, 86 and 84 - one in a wheelchair and the other two with mobility concerns. The crew could not have been more helpful or respectful of these ladies. We had a ball. Took our wine and snacks for...More

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AMDIVING, Manager at The Original Dolphin Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We thank you ladies for your business!! We hope that you come and visit us again!!! Have a wonderful day!!! The Original Dolphin Watch Crew!!

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Annjuliette H
30 May 2018|
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Response from ethansmom06 | Reviewed this property |
We went at 430 and it was pleasant but it was in March.
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santosron45
5 March 2018|
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Response from Vidushi G | Reviewed this property |
10$ / adult for about 3 hours and kids get to interact with the sea creatures they pull up on the boat .Crew very friendly. Our 10yo girl liked it.
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