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Southern Wave Sailing Charters

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Address: 2401 Laguna Blvd., South Padre Island, TX 78597
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+1 956-772-7245
12:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 18:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 18:00

Sunset dinner cruises or Snorkeling trips with lunch a must. A visit to...

Sunset dinner cruises or Snorkeling trips with lunch a must. A visit to South Padre Island or Port Isabel wouldn't be complete without a sailing trip on Southern Wave. Sit back, relax, and enjoy a cool drink while the South Texas sun puts on it's spectacular evening sunset show for you... this is the perfect way to end your day and start your evening. You can lay in the South Padre Island sun on our spacious trampolines or relax under the covered canopy. Most mornings, we'll snorkel in the waters of the Laguna Madre, northwest of South Padre Island with delicious lunch. Afternoons may be spent Dolphin Watching, Picnicking or working on your tan. We have a grill on board so we can make your trip to South Padre Island special. In the evenings, we have a Sunset Dinner Cruise - the Chef grills an all-u-can eat Beef and Chicken fajita dinner picnic buffet style, grilled fish, jumbo grilled shrimp as appetizer, all you can drink bottled water and sodas, the hostess puts out fresh cut fruit platter, the musician plays great music. Of course in the summer, the Friday night fireworks are not to be missed.

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Don't miss this! Best dinner cruise ever!

Wow! What a way to end a day - you board a nice, large catamaran, there's mellow guitar and vocal live music to accompany your conversation. You push off as the sun is starting... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2016
Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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Reviewed 2 August 2016

Wow! What a way to end a day - you board a nice, large catamaran, there's mellow guitar and vocal live music to accompany your conversation. You push off as the sun is starting to get lower in the sky, you have a few BYO drinks and they start serving the food they grill onboard - shrimp appetizer, fajitas/tacos and... More 

1 Thank stewc625
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Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Nice food on a moonlight cruise BYOB Messina Hof Winery Fun with Great People The crew was great Easy to make reservations A Great Deal

Thank Bonarrigo
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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Went on the snorkel trip with southern wave and I was very skeptical based on other negative reviews. Glad I did not let those perauade me, we had a great time. Sure it is in the bay and it is Texas water, but we ventured off and found some cool aquatic life. Pick a calm day with little wind and... More 

2 Thank Chris P
Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

Wife and I went on the sunset dinner cruise at the end of June. It was not too crowded and the music and food were great, Service was very good. Well worth the money.

1 Thank HarpersGampy
San Antonio, Texas
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

The boat ride itself was very nice and relaxing, the food tastes great but if you don't get there early you may be stuck w uncomfortable seating. Super nice ride & I couldn't have asked for something better

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Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I took our two teenage daughters. It was a beautiful and relaxing evening. We watched the sunset...gorgeous!!!!The crew was very friendly and helpful. The guy singing and playing guitar was really good. The food was wonderful. The fireworks at the end were really good. Overall, it was one of the highlights of our trip. Highly recommended!

1 Thank Amy B
Arlington TX
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Reviewed 5 July 2016

We booked the Snorkeling Cruise from Groupon for $39 each for 1 adult and 2 teens. We had read some of the other reviews and some were great, when the water was still, and most were terrible most other times. We decided to take a chance based on OTHER things besides the snorkeling. We're glad we did! 1) Snorkeling in... More 

4 Thank futurelawyer2005
Austin, Texas
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

We chartered an evening dinner cruise. It was absolutely wonderful. Dinner was being cooked and served was we cruised the bay side of SPI. We ended the cruise with fireworks! One of the best things we did on our trip. Would love to return and cruise again!

1 Thank 0506DCD
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Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Great folks working here. All equipment in really good condition. Fun time. We would come back the next time we are in the area.

Thank Rhonda G
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Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

My wife and I found a great deal on groupon and rented a few wave runners. The guy helping us was a cool laid back island guy who gave us good instructions for beginner riders. My wife rode with my 6 year old daughter and I took one solo. We had a lot of fun cruising around the bay and... More 

3 Thank Austin C

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