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Fins to Feathers

#1 of 46 Tours in South Padre Island Features Animals
500 South Point Dr, South Padre Island, TX 78597
+1 956-299-0629
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We did the Dalphin watch on Aug 12th at 7pm. We loved it. We saw baby dalphins, many different... read more

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TinaQuazi2017
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Great crew (including the dog). Tons of dolphins up close.

Visited with three kids (14, 12, 10). Crew was courteous, passionate, and full of character... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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SMALL GROUP DOLPHIN TOURS Fins to Feathers is committed to education and conservation through experiential learning. We create the experience of observing wild and free bottle nose dolphins in the Lower Laguna Madre Bay. We have been using the Laguna Skimmer, our 35' Catamaran to provide this service for 18 years and the dolphins know and love us….
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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500 South Point Dr, South Padre Island, TX 78597
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+1 956-299-0629

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We did the Dalphin watch on Aug 12th at 7pm. We loved it. We saw baby dalphins, many different kinds of birds, and a beautiful sunset. Amazing experience. Thank you Capt Paul and Heather for a great experience and laughter. By the way, we fell...More

Thank TinaQuazi2017
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited with three kids (14, 12, 10). Crew was courteous, passionate, and full of character. Everyone loved the dog, and the way he got excited about dolphins. And the dolphins? Tons of them, including babies, with a number of up-close moments. They seemed attracted to...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were looking for things to do while on vacation. We came across Fins to Feathers and we read the reviews. All of them were true. Captain Paul and Heather were amazing people. They loved the dolphins and made this experience great for us and...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Highlight of our trip! Captain Paul and Heather were very friendly and informative. But my kids really loved Diesel the dog. The trip itself was very relaxing and exciting at the same time. We saw many dolphins, including mothers with juveniles. My 9 year old...More

Thank Robin V
Heather L, Guest Relations Manager at Fins to Feathers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you Robin for the wonderful review. We loved having you out with us. Can't wait to see you again the next time your here. Glad you got to experience the magic of our home.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Captains Paul and Heather are the most wonderful people. They truly love the dolphins! Their love for all animals shows!! We enjoyed having their dog, Diesel with us showing us where the dolphins are! Hearts of Gold!! I cannot emphasize enough how much they respect...More

Thank 663reshmas
Heather L, Guest Relations Manager at Fins to Feathers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the wonderful review. We do love our dolphins!! We live watching them grow and building our relationship with them. Glad you were able to experience the magic of our home and friends. Can't wait to see you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We knew we wanted to do a dolphin tour, and we considered going on one of the bigger boats. I'm so glad we chose to go with Paul and Heather instead. We have a 13-year old son with Asperger's, and he tends to ask a...More

Thank ElleKM
Heather L, Guest Relations Manager at Fins to Feathers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the wonderful review. We loved having you out with us. Your son was amazing. Glad you had a great time and can't wait to see you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fins to Feathers are the only people that you should consider when contemplating a dolphin viewing trip around South Padre Island. We had a wonderful experience with Captain Paul, Heather and not forgetting the most important member of the crew, Diesel. Their passion for the...More

Thank Aidan2602
Heather L, Guest Relations Manager at Fins to Feathers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Aidan for the wonderful review. We loved having you out with us. We love sharing our home and dolphin family with others. Glad you got to experience the magic of our home and can't wait to see you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Boat staff was very helpful and knowledgeable about surrounding attractions and points of interest. Limiting the size of customers is a good idea, can see more and not have to fight folks for best view.

Thank traveldudeTexas
Heather L, Guest Relations Manager at Fins to Feathers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the wonderful review. We are glad you had a great time and can't wait to see you again the next time you visit.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So my family and I took this tour a couple days ago after I checked out several dolphin tours on trip advisor. Fins 2 feathers was awesome!! Captain Paul, Heather and Diesel the dolphin dog were amazing!! Such an informative tour. It was so much...More

Thank rnlaurieann
Heather L, Guest Relations Manager at Fins to Feathers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for such a wonderful review. We loved having you out with us and can't wait to see you again. You will have to come back and check out our rambunctious juveniles we will have doing all kinds of crazy stuff around the boat...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best dolphin cruise we have ever been on! Captain Paul, Heather and Diesel (dog) have a true concern for the wellness and protection of the dolphins and other wildlife. So awesome to see Diesel and the dolphins communicate. When other dolphin cruises appeared, the dolphins...More

Thank KimRoseCal
Heather L, Guest Relations Manager at Fins to Feathers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Kim for the wonderful review. We loved having you out with us. We love sharing the magic of our home with others and can't wait to see you again.

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SandiM21990
9 August 2016|
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Response from Dihanta | Reviewed this property |
No to both questions. There are strict laws in place to protect the wildlife. It's against the law to feed them too.
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ladybugg00
6 August 2015|
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Response from E D | Reviewed this property |
We were there and did this tour 8-25-15 and it was JUST $25 per person !. Very reasonable considering the larger boat tours are an average of $15. The experience of this smaller, more personalized excursion more than makes... More
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