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The Original Dolphin Watch

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Opens in 6 min: 08:00 - 20:00
Open today: 08:00 - 20:00
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Saw hundreds of dolphines jumping, pelicans, great view and sunset.And it’s way too... read more

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jhunee80
The Original Dolphin Watch

This was a spontaneous Date idea. Sunset, Dolphins, And love. Exceeded on all hopes. Informative... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“boat ride”(28 reviews)
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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...more
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33256 State Park Road 100, South Padre Island, TX 78597
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Reviewed yesterday

Saw hundreds of dolphines jumping, pelicans, great view and sunset.And it’s way too cheap!!!!!!!!!!Strongly recommend.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a spontaneous Date idea. Sunset, Dolphins, And love. Exceeded on all hopes. Informative and educational and lots of picture opportunities. The crew were awesome,eating there dinner on the fly to get everyone out right on time and safety first. I recommend this for...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed seeing the dolphins, the price was great but our experience with nature was marred by having to listen to the worst of hip hop music blaring for an hour and a half. It would be great if they could offer a tour with...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything was great and on time. Beautiful dolphin watch. Nice views and really relaxing trip. Recommended!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a pretty fun tour. You get your money's worth in terms of time. Only a few ocean creatures brought on the boat. Only a few dolphins visible. The staff was extremely friendly and it was a lot of fun to be on the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Seemed a little prejudice/judgmental during the tour. Could have showed better taste for themselves, but it is the world we live in. I am assuming he gets many laughs from his show. Parts were disrespectful to the Spanish race. USA born or not, it was...More

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AMDIVING, Guest Relations Manager at The Original Dolphin Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the review I know you could have chosen a one star but you rated the trip as a whole. We will be looking into the trip and who was presenting the trip. We are a family friendly company and want to keep...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had originally planned to do a dolphin cruise with another company on a whim, but the booking fell through at the last minute. Since I was really looking forward to my first time on a boat and seeing dolphins, I decided to search for...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great tour and a must! Beautiful view and dolphins everywhere. Staff was friendly and my family had a great time.

Thank Brigitte S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff, and Crew were super friendly. The crew was very knowledgeable on the area toured, and provided a great experience. Would definitely recommend for family especially with kids. The eco portion, dragging the net was a bit long, but I was alone so I'm sure...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice little outing today with the husband. Loved that we were able to see lots of dolphins and just be out on the water. Great company

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ortega4712
15 August 2018|
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Response from GratefullySweeet | Reviewed this property |
I have not taken the tour in November.
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Annjuliette H
30 May 2018|
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Response from jarre1973 | Reviewed this property |
We went mid afternoon. It wasn't so bad.
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santosron45
4 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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