Includes dolphin watches, eco-tours, parasailing, deep sea and bay fishing, fireworks cruises and amphibious tours. 1 Padre Blvd. www.breakawaycruises.com
Enjoy horseback rides along the Gulf of Mexico and the Laguna Madre on South Padre Island. Horses are suited for riders of all experience levels, ages 6 and up. Groups welcome. Open year-round. www.horsesonthebeach.com
Features a white beach, picnic and playground areas, two beachfront pavilions, fishing jetty, restaurants and clubs, a full-service marina with daily charters, a water park, a sea walk, and boat ramp. Camping facilities include RV sites. Open 6:30 a.m.-11 p.m. Admission charge. 33174 State Park...
Offers bay fishing, deep-sea fishing, firework cruises, dolphin watch and sunset cruises. Open 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Sea Ranch Marina. www.islatours.com
33256 State Park Road 100 Ste. 104. www.theoriginaldolphinwatch.com
The indoor and outdoor waterpark offers tube chutes, uphill water coasters, the Sand Castle water fun house, the Boogie Bahn surfing ride and the award-winning Rio Aventura. Soaring Eagle Zip Line, a specially designed seated ride, opened in 2013. Includes a restaurant, and free use of inner tube...
The living museum of the "Turtle Lady," Ila Loetscher. Suggested donation. Open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tue.-Sun. and from Memorial Day through Labor Day open until 5 p.m. . 6617 Padre Blvd. www.seaturtleinc.org
Features marine life and representative examples from the Gulf and Laguna Madre, including fish, mollusks and plants, as well as an extensive seashell collection. Open 1:30-4:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri.; closed major holidays. 100 Marine Lab Drive. In Isla Blanca Park. . www.utpa.edu/csl
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