90-Minute Dolphin Watch Tour of South Padre Island

75 Reviews | South Padre Island, USA

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1 hour 30 minutes (Approx.)
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Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Regular temperature checks for staff
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
A note about this tour
Currently, there are no mask mandates or capacity limitations in place. You are welcome to wear a mask, but they are not required. We do make a practice of sanitizing the boat between trips, and our Captain and Crew frequently wash their hands.


Enjoy a one and a half hour South Padre Island Dolphin Watch aboard the newly renovated Murphy's Law and see Atlantic Bottle-nose Dolphins in their natural habitat. During the tour, listen to the interesting and informative narration on the diverse marine life that lives within the waters surrounding South Padre Island. Keep an eye out for a 'pod', which may consist of 10 to 30 dolphins. The guided tour will also include the southernmost U.S. Coast Guard Station, Boca Chica Beach, the current location of Space X, and the South Padre Island Jetties...entryway to the Brownsville Ship Channel where one of the largest Shrimp Fleet calls home. Then end it with a unique view of a beautiful south Texas sunset right there on the water! Also, search for our earlier 10:30am & 1pm times @ "Eco and Dolphin Watch Tour of South Padre Island on Trip Advisor.



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Average 4.75 out of 5 stars based on 75 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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Super fun!
Teress S, Aug 2022 Verified
My family loved the sunset dolphin cruise! We have a 7 and 2 year old that both enjoyed it the whole time. We saw probably 15-20 dolphins and a beautiful sunset in the bay! Capitan Mike was funny and they played some good music! Well worth the money and time!
Emilio M, Jun 2022 Verified
This trip was amazing and truly kind people it was fun adventours and lots of laughs and amazing veiws
Dolphin watch + more !
Gil J, Mar 2022 Verified
My family had a great time on the sunset dolphin watch. Seen so many dolphins and crew was so informative on other items seen on the trip. Jen,Eason and the Captain made the trip so enjoyable. Highly recommend this trip
Very cool
Victoria S, Mar 2022 Verified
Seen lots of dolphins do tricks and everyone was extremely nice ! Can’t wait to come back !
90-Minute Dolphin Watch Tour of South Padre Island
surfercharlie, Jan 2022 Verified
WE LOVED THIS TOUR SO MUCH!!! My wife and I took this tour on a chilly day. Too cold for the crew to drop the eco net, so we just saw a bunch of dolphins and traveled around the Laguna Madre and out into the gulf. It was SO MUCH FUN! The captain and crew were fantastic. Lots of information and silly jokes. I challenge anyone to find a better, more entertaining value. Only $15 for a full 90 minutes. So incredible. We liked it so much, we signed up for a fishing excursion and tour of Port Brownsville before we head back home. Do this! You will love it. Everyone on our boat was all smiles.
90-Minute Dolphin Watch Tour of South Padre Island
866mansip, Jan 2022 Verified
This was one of the most worthwhile things I’ve done on vacation! Definitely a must do in South Padre. The captain was great - gave info during the ride and played some hype music!! We saw many dolphins throughout from a small distance and then near the end, multiple dolphins were swimming right next to boat, jumping above the water…. It was truly magical and I will have that memory forever. Highly recommend doing it during sunset. 90 mins for only $15??? That’s the best deal ever.
90-Minute Dolphin Watch Tour of South Padre Island
AMY_L, Jan 2022 Verified
This is a must do!! My family & I had so much fun & to see the dolphins was amazing! The captain was so funny & very informative. Good music was also a plus. It’s also 3rd generation owned which is awesome in its own plus very reasonably priced.
90-Minute Dolphin Watch Tour of South Padre Island
Jennifer_K, Jan 2022 Verified
Great times with family and crew was awesome would recommend for small groups or large we were a group of 10
90-Minute Dolphin Watch Tour of South Padre Island
LegendofDalton, Dec 2021 Verified
One of the best family trips we have ever taken! Capt. Murphy was amazing and full of dad jokes that will keep everyone laughing! The dolphins were ready to shine on the big stage and they delivered! The trip around the gulf and down some intercoastal waterways was full of great info and wildlife. My girls are still talking about it today. It was great to interact with the other sightseers as a few of us were jamming to some old school tunes thanks to Capt. Murphy. This is a must do for all SPI vacationers and very very affordable! Thank you for the memories!!
90-Minute Dolphin Watch Tour of South Padre Island
Melody_V, Dec 2021 Verified
Getting to see the dolphins that close was amazing! The captain was very entertaining and the music was great!

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