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Fins to Feathers

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500 S Point Dr, South Padre Island, TX 78578-3705
+1 956-299-0629
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Fins and Feathers Dolphin Watching

Great experience, wonderful people! Family of six with a 2 yr old and 5 yr old. It was just like... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
A TripAdvisor Member
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Amazing Dolphin Tour

We had a great time on the Fins & Feather tour. Paul was very friendly, knowledgeable & funny. He... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kris H
via mobile
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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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“captain paul” (40 reviews)
“dolphin tour” (48 reviews)
“dolphin dog” (16 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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500 S Point Dr, South Padre Island, TX 78578-3705
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+1 956-299-0629
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great experience, wonderful people! Family of six with a 2 yr old and 5 yr old. It was just like our own personal tour. The owners were very informative and great educational experience. I would definitely recommend it to everyone. Much nicer than the big...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a great time on the Fins & Feather tour. Paul was very friendly, knowledgeable & funny. He was respectful of the dolphins too! Loved that the boat was small & our group of 4 had the tour to ourselves. We learned about the...More

Thank Kris H
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We did a dolphin “cruise” a few years ago with another company. It was great! However, this tour was SO MUCH BETTER! It was the captain, his co-captain, and our family of five. We saw mama dolphins, baby dolphins, and a few local dolphins they...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was my families first trip to the Texas coast. For my three young boys their first trip ever to a coast period. Their first experience with a dolphin tour I wanted to be good. I found Fins To Feathers online and even though we...More

2  Thank Kristopher T
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The tour was very personal being we were the only ones on the boat. The captain was very knowledgeable and you could easily see his love for nature and the animals. We got to see the dolphins a few times but the captain stayed probably...More

1  Thank Brandi R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We got up close and personal with the dolphins and their babies! We loved sitting in the shade and drifting close to the dolphins. We saw the other boats filled to capacity with 40+ people on board. Would absolutely hire Fins to Feathers again!

1  Thank Radhika S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great hosts! Very informative and educational. So exciting to see the beautiful dolphins! Would book again.

2  Thank lauralmunoz
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the guides/couple. They were informative. The pictures in their advertisements were not at all what we were able to see though. I realize that the dolphins do not always cooperate, however, by looking at their ads it appears as if you will see...More

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

We are sorry you were disappointed with what you saw on your tour. These dolphins are not trained or fed to perform for our guest. They are wild and free to do whatever they want. Wild dolphins do jump out of the water, however it’s...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wish the rating went higher. This was an amazingly awesome private tour and dolphin watching experience at a very affordable rate for our family. We got to see a lot of dolphins including some baby dolphins. Paul and Heather are very knowledgeable and are...More

1  Thank Jeff H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Captain and his mate, Heather, were fantastic guides for our dolphin excursion. Both knowledgeable and friendly, they taught us all about dolphin behavior and conservation efforts. The captain slowly and respectfully got us within just yards of the dolphins-we even got to see one...More

Thank Kylee S
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Yazmin C
2 August 2018|
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Response from Heather L | Property representative |
Give me a call anytime and I can book you for 2 people. Or you can schedule your tour at anytime that has a small group already booked. It should tell you how many seats are available.
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HotMom69
7 July 2018|
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Response from Heather L | Property representative |
Yes we can. We have a lot of bigger groups that don’t want to take the big boats with 90+ people. Feel free to give me a call to discuss options. (956) 299-0629. Heather Lacy Fins to Feathers
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dmart26
22 June 2018|
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Response from Heather L | Property representative |
You can book online at our website, on our Facebook page, or call me anytime at (956) 299-0629. Look forward to hearing from you. Heather Lacy Fins to Feathers
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