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The Original Dolphin Watch

1 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, Texas, 78597 | 956-761-4243
Texas The Original Dolphin Watch
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The Original Dolphin Watch

Hop aboard an Original Dolphin Watch cruise for a fun and informative tour of scenic South Padre Island. The 60-foot, double-decker, glass-bottom cruise boats depart daily for dolphin tours, sunset cruises, snorkeling and diving trips and excursions to local landmark, Devil's Elbow. Knowledgeable and friendly crewmembers guide passengers on a narrated tour and offer a unique view of South Padre Island's most graceful aquatic residents.


Hours -

Dolphin Watch cruises run daily at 11am, 1:30pm and 4pm.

Prices -

Tickets are $13 - $25 per person depending on age and tour.


  • Fireworks Cruises
  • Private Events
  • Field Trips


  • Dolphin Watch Tour
  • Sunset Cruises
  • Devil's Elbow Cruises
  • Eco Tours
  • Snorkeling Trips


  • Will I see Dolphins on my tour?

    Yes, South Padre Island boasts a year-round population of over 300 resident dolphins. Get up close looks at the graceful dolphins swimming in the Laguna Madre and along the Devil’s Elbow.
  • What types of activities and tours do they offer?

    Dolphin Watch offers daily dolphin cruises, eco-tours, sunset cruises and special event trips like their fireworks cruise. The tour company also offers scuba diving and snorkeling adventures, as well as school field trips and the Port of Brownsville Tour.

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