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Cool Tours LLC

#3 of 50 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Galveston Features Animals
25th & Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551
+1 409-539-5374
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Awesome history tour!!

Kim was our tour guide and was so informative and friendly. She really knows the island and gave us... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2017
A TripAdvisor Member
via mobile
Outstanding

We used Cool Tours for shuttle transportation back and forth from Houston to the cruise ship... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
BBasil
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Enjoy Galveston's only air-conditioned sight-seeing tours! You have two great tour choices: the one-hour top-rated East End Historic Tour or the 2.5 hour Land & Sea Tour which combines the land-based East End Historic Tour with a 45-minute on-the-water dolphin-watching tour! Cool Tours also offers shuttle services to the Houston airport and Galveston locations, as well as charter services for conventions, weddings, reunions, and other group gatherings.
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25th & Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551
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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Kim was our tour guide and was so informative and friendly. She really knows the island and gave us a great tour. Would highly recommend this and we will be using Cool Tours in the future the next time we visit Galveston Island!!

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Reviewed 15 February 2017

We used Cool Tours for shuttle transportation back and forth from Houston to the cruise ship terminal in Galveston. They could not have been better. Communication was excellent throughout the whole process. The drivers were always early and provided excellent communication. Vehicles were new. Prices...More

2  Thank BBasil
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I took 18 people on this tour. Sometimes you worry that the tour guide might be bored but not Kim. We could hear and feel the passion that Kim has for her adopted city. She was informative, funny and we all learned something about this...More

1  Thank onedogcity07
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Do this history tour before you do anything else in Galveston. Our guide was extremely good, pointing out things to do and see, including places to eat. We went from this tour to the recommended visitor center across from the Rosenberg Library/museum and feel we...More

3  Thank John W
Reviewed 15 December 2016

This was a one hour bus tour through the historic east end of Galveston Island. Being native to the area, I knew most of the stories that were told throughout the tour. However, our tour guide was so knowledgeable and personable, and gave us extremely...More

1  Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We did the land & sea tour and thoroughly enjoyed our tour Our tour guide Sue was very knowledgable and interesting as she knew the history of Galveston, we also had a boat tour with Dolphin sightseeing and did manage to see some. Excellent tour...More

Thank Pauline A
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We did the 1 hour historic tour in an air conditioned bus and found it so interesting. Our driver/guide made the tour, she was so friendly and knowledgeable we were sorry when it finished. I would thoroughly recommend Cool Tours. I went on line to...More

Thank Julies-Views
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We did the land and sea tour today. The history of Galveston was very interesting. Then the dolphin tour part we did get to see many dolphins today. It was a nice afternoon activity.

Thank Leah F
Reviewed 23 August 2016

My family of 4 used Cool Tours as a "limo" service from Houston Hobby airport to our hotel in Galveston and again on our return trip from our cruise (terminal to airport). It cost a tad more than a taxi service, but the customer service...More

1  Thank Jay D
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Went with my 8 yr old son on the 1230pm Thursday tour. Bus was on time, clean and AC worked great! We did not buy our tickets in advance. Tour guide was very nice and she was also a native of the island which made...More

Thank Janet T
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8138violetta
I have visitors from Europa and we can spend a day in Galveston for a sight tour only and I would like to know how much your tour per person would be. We will be 3 0r 4 people.
12 November 2016|
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Response from Pauline A | Reviewed this property |
There are 2 tours offered. Just the land tour was $15, we took the land and sea tour this includes a 45 minute harbour tour, Dolphins etc this tour cost $25 Call ahead for dates and times of the tours
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8138violetta
I have visitors from Europa and we can spend a day in Galveston for a sight tour only and I would like to know how much a tour per person is. We will be 3 or 4 people.
12 November 2016|
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Response from Julies-Views | Reviewed this property |
We did the 1hr Historic tour in September 20016 which cost $15.00 each. We would thoroughly recommend it as it was so interesting.
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Richard L
How much does it cost for a round trip from IAH to Galveston for four people?
5 September 2015|
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Response from CoolTours | Property representative |
The round trip for a private transfer (not shared ride) for four adults from IAH to a Galveston destination is $400. We also offer discounts for Seniors (55+) and Children (3-12); infants (2 and under) travel free. There is... More
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