We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Dolphin Docks
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
All photos (15)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average2%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“sand trout”(4 reviews)
“catch fish”(4 reviews)
“eco tour”(5 reviews)
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Corner of Queen Isabella Blvd, and South Garcia Street, Port Isabel, TX
+1 956-943-3185
Improve This Listing
Reviews (38)
Filter reviews
37 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews sand trout catch fish eco tour great photo ops filet a lot of fun noe whiting boat captain charter pelicans
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 37 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Jonathan H was absolutely amazing !!!!! My kids loves him !! He was very friendly and very knowledgeable!!! It was an amazing sunset view and amazing dolphins !!!!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tanya_0504
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

My son asked to go on a trip 7/28/18 at the last minute and Capn Noe accommodated us.You can bring a cooler with snacks and drinks or they have a concession to sell them too. They put us on the fish right away and we...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank M126XTjoec
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

The crew was awesome. My grandson is 5, and tbh has the attention span of a gnat. He got the opportunity to be captain, fish, see a stingrays and catfish get caught and released. The 2 teenagers were actually interested in attempting to catch fish...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sway814
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

We had a lot of fun on this tour. I was scared at first, but the captain made me feel comfortable. They do an eco tour and we got to touch a butterfly stingray. There’s great photo ops, tons of dolphin and a unique history...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Callielyn83
Reviewed 16 February 2018

First and foremost I would like to point out that safety should have been brought to our attention before we even boarded the boat. We had no idea whether or not there were even life jackets on the boat, what to do in the event...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank JD_Islander06
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

The dock and pier were and nothing special to look at. However there are some neat photo taking opportunities around that area. They have a number of cut outs that you can stick your face in a take pictures. The pirate restaurant also does a...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank dbwokc
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

This was a nice boat ride in Laguna Madre plenty of dolphins were sighted. Our son said it was very cool and fun so mission accomplished! It was a good tour of the bay. Crew was nice. Thought cost was reasonable. Cash only snacks and...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Brandy D
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Noe is a very nice and funny person. If you want to have a good time fishing 🎣 and be on the water come to this place.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank JKLFowler
Reviewed 26 September 2016

After calling to make a reservation, I showed up 20 minutes in advance as requested. I was then informed the boat might not be going out if enough people didn't show up. Finally, a minimum number of people were there but we were told we...More

Date of experience: September 2016
5  Thank Lucy S
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The crew was just as entertaining as was the fishing. They couldn't have been nicer or more helpful. Wish I could go more often.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank rcoffman
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 4 nearby hotels
White Sands Motel
28 reviews
.64 km away
Casa Rosa Inn
39 reviews
1.04 km away
Port Isla Inn
67 reviews
1.63 km away
Blue Bay Inn & Suites
141 reviews
4.54 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 51 nearby restaurants
Joe's Oyster Bar
712 reviews
.13 km away
313 reviews
.12 km away
Marcello's Italian Restaurant & Bar on the Piazza
596 reviews
.12 km away
Pirate's Landing Restaurant
602 reviews
.27 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 22 nearby attractions
South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center
930 reviews
.24 km away
Port Isabel Lighthouse
236 reviews
.14 km away
Pirate's Landing Fishing Pier
80 reviews
.31 km away
Port Isabel Historical Museum
55 reviews
.10 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Dolphin Docks staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines