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Rockport Birding and Kayak Adventures

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“captain tommy”(53 reviews)
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Rockport Adventures Specializes in Whooping Crane Tours and Coastal Birding aboard our flagship Skimmer. Dolphin Watching Tours and Sunset Cruises are offered in the Summer months and private tours are always an option. Inland Birding Tours provide...more
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216 North Fulton Beach Road, Rockport, TX 78382
+1 361-727-0643
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All reviews captain tommy great trip whooping crane hot chocolate different species species of birds crested caracara hour trip boat tour highly recommend this tour national wildlife refuge sunset cruise great birding large windows morning tour served hot wild pigs
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We joined a small group of nice birders yesterday on Skimmer with Captain Tommy Moore and Rebecca. I was a little worried that we wouldn't see much due to the cold. We saw so many whooping cranes and herons and egrets. We saw both cormorants...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank fadokv
Reviewed 4 days ago

Very good winter trip to see the Woopers and lots of other birds. Friendly, good bird knowledge (we are not "birders" but still thought it was a good experience. Would recommend.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 570debf
Reviewed 6 days ago

The birding tour was so fun! We saw many types of birds and the boat captain, Captain Jay, was very knowledgeable and slowed the tour boat and even stopped so we could take pictures and just enjoy the birds in their natural habitat. We saw...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 913pamelao
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

OMG this was one of the best trips we have been on, I know the emphasis was on the Whooping Cranes but we saw so many birds and the number of species was great too! Highly recommend Capt. Tommy and the Skimmer crew for making...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Robert M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm fortunate to live close enough to Rockport/Fulton to make the trip to see the whooping cranes every year. Capt Tommy never disappoints and pointed out many shore birds, including a reclusive clapper rail, as well as at least 10 whooping cranes. Lots of dolphins...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rob M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great opportunity to learn more about the area and see Whooping Cranes! Captain Tommy knows his birds and is happy to share his knowledge. It was really cold the day we went - but an inside cabin with large windows and complimentary hot drinks (coffee,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 27 November 2018

We had a very good experience here with the whooping-crane/birding morning boat tour to Aransas National Wildlife Refuge. The high point, of course, was getting close to the whoopers for some great photography, but the crew were also highly knowledgeable about the less famous denizens...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank canbelto
Reviewed 15 November 2018

The morning we were scheduled for the trip the weather was very cold and windy. The trip was rescheduled for the next day (Wednesday). I bought a t-shirt at their gift shop in excitement of the tour the following day. We extended our hotel stay...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Debbie A
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Best part about this tour is it leaves from Rockport/Fulton, no need to go to Port Aransas to see dolphins! Check in is at a small building with a coffee shack and portapotty on site. Boat is double decker with mostly enclosed lower level with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank GuatemamaDana
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We went out on a morning dolphin watching cruise and learned a lot about shrimp boats too. We say a lot of dolphins and even a baby!! The dolphins were incredible and the captain was extremely knowledgable and entertaining!!

Date of experience: August 2018
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19 September 2018|
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Response from Tommy M | Property representative |
Up to 37 passengers. We typically only sell 30 to eliminate crowding. Come "sea" us!
27 March 2018|
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Response from Gary S | Reviewed this property |
They are not residents in Texas year round.. The group at Aransas might be heading north soon, if they haven’t already. They summer in northern Canada.
9 March 2017|
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Response from Tommy M | Property representative |
Not Sure what you mean regarding "Individual Kayak Tours". We rent Kayaks and Stand Up Paddleboards. You have a lot of options where to paddle. If you would like a guide, that can be arranged. $100 for 1/2 day $150 for full... More