South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center, Port Isabel

4.6
#2 of 8 in Things to do in Port Isabel
Must see · Aquarium · Zoo / Aquarium
With the goal of educating the public about the bottlenose dolphins off the Gulf, South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center organizes boat trips for people to meet dolphins in the wild. Boat trips for groups of up to six people per boat, where you have an option of a fully private tour, provide an intimate way to watch marine life. There are no age restrictions, and dogs are allowed on the boats. On land, the sea life center allows you to observe marine animals in aquariums and interact with them in touch tanks. It showcases numerous sea creatures like fish, starfish, snails, and octopus. To visit South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center on your holiday in Port Isabel, and find out what else Port Isabel has to offer, use our Port Isabel.
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  • We had an amazing experience on the last day of our trip. Captain Dave took our family of 5 (18, 13, and 9 year old kids) out for private dolphin experience. We had great weather and were very...  more »
  • Small group experience is the way to go. Other dolphin tours use large boats with a lot of people crowding to see. This group only does 6 or fewer. Close up with dolphins. Very knowledgeable. Great...  more »

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