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Aransas Bay Birding Charters offers on the water photography and birding tours in Rockport Texas. Your tour will take you into the bays and waterways of the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge. You will see and photograph Whooping Cranes, dolphins...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
100 Mills Wharf Road, Rockport, TX 78382
+1 361-790-3746
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Reviewed 21 April 2018

We met Kevin at dockside before sunrise and made our way by sea to the inter coastal waterway and Aransas Refuge. We specified bird photography as our goal, and The Captain, with his shallow-draft craft, seamanship, and knowledge of bird behavior, put us into excellent...More

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

My friend and I spent an amazing and wonderful morning viewing and photographing birds, including of course Whooping Cranes, the undisputed star of the show. We were not sure if we would see many Whooping Cranes since it was early April and they will all...More

Thank Laserview
Reviewed 11 February 2018

My photography group (1 pro and 3 advanced amateurs) when out on a 1/2 day charter two mornings in a row with Lori. The weather was challenging but we had fun and got good pics of Whoopers. Highly recommended for the serious wildlife photographer. Plenty...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

They were very flexible to our time frame and proved to be expert on the birds in the area. We got very close to the Whoopers and picked up at least three other "lifers" to our bird list.

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Kevin S, Owner at Aransas Bay Birding Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Thank you for the kind words. We are very glad you enjoyed your tour with us. We wish you well in all your travels. Thank You Kevin and Lori

Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

We have been to Rockport many times to see the Cranes. In the past we have gone on the tour boats that focus more on birding in general and less on photography. We had seen Kevin’s boat occasionally coming back when we were getting started...More

Thank Joe Z
Kevin S, Owner at Aransas Bay Birding Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Thank you very much for the kind words and taking the time to leave us a review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your tour with us. We look forward to visiting with you again when you return to the Rockport Fulton area. Thank...More

Reviewed 23 March 2017

If you're a birder (and even if you're not), you will truly love this boating tour... either as a 'Private' trip with just your own party or 'Shared' with other guests... and it was one of the highlights of our trip to the area. Captain...More

1  Thank Heanyjw
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Kevin and his wife Lori each have a photo boat they do charters with. We were with Kevin in mid-February photographing Whooping Cranes along the edge of Aransas National Wildlife Refuge. We got to the boat early and he left early so we actually started...More

1  Thank Greg and Diane L
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We had a wonderful boat ride and tour with Captain Tom to see the Cranes. He is very knowledgeable and gave us more than enough time to observe the whooping Cranes and got close enough to get amazing pictures.

Thank Sue J
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

I have always wanted to see the Whopping Cranes in the wild! I was a little reluctant to pay the fee for a private tour but, what the heck, you only live once! Wow! What a trip! Kevin knew exactly where to go for the...More

Thank KC8212
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Kevin delivered on a 40+ year dream of seeing whooping cranes in their natural winter habitat. We met early this morning at his boat and left before the sun rose to visit several sites. As predicted, he found four cranes at the first site. Overall...More

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Linda L
29 January 2017|
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Response from Kevin S | Property representative |
Hello The Cranes are here October until the first week of April. January, February and March are the best times for seeing the most Cranes. Thank you Kevin and Lori