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Having Fun for Yourself in in South Padre Island, Texas!

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Getting Out there and into it in South Padre Island!

1) South Padre Island Fishing Kayaks:
fishing on kayaks in south padreFishing kayaks are a perfect and easy way to get out on the water on South Padre Island. You can choose from 1- or 2-person standard kayaks with either morning or afternoon rental, depending on your schedule. Then take off right from the private dock!
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paddleboard rentals south padre3) Economy Stand Up Paddle Board Rental on South Padre Island -Book it here! $26.75-
Test the waters with a stand up paddle board on your next trip to South Padre Island! Economy rentals are available 7 days a week. Beginner boards make learning to stand up paddle board easy. This is a great way to get out on the water on South Padre Island. Approx. 2 hours.

 

schlitterbahn beach waterpark4) Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark
It's on the south side of the island. Huge and wonderful and ready to cool you off! Relaxing rivers to tidal wave rivers, FOUR uphill water coasters, swim-up bars, plenty of kid’s play areas, a five-story interactive Sandcastle, the world-famous Boogie Bahn inland surfing ride and NEW for 2014 - Cenote, Texas’ first underground water slide!

http://www.schlitterbahn.com/south-padre-island

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5) Fishing
There is deep-sea fishing, surf-fishing, bay fishing... lots of fishing! there is a public fishing pier at the south side of the island, and a public boat ramp on the north side. Here is a general directory of guides and captains: http://www.spadre.com/fishing.htm .

Here are some guides with decent websites:

surf fishing south padrewww.captainmurphys.com, Osprey Cruises, www.fishingsouthpadreisland.net/, www.spifishingtrips.com/

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6) Let's Go to the Beach!

beach in south padreThe entire east side of the island is a gorgeous beach. There is the Andy Bowie Park on the north side of the island that has beachfront picnic pavilions and shower facilities,... and Isla Blanca Park on the southernmost tip of the island - with over one mile of clean, white beach- with picnic and playground areas. Check the beach cam!

 

 

7) Sunset Cruises

www.sailspi.comTake a gorgeous catamaran out to greet the sunset and see the bottlenose dolphins. It is so beautiful on the bay.

www.sailspi.com, www.breakawaycruises.com

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8) Dolphin Watch Cruises- great video

dolphin watching south padreSouth Padre is famous for its bottlenose dolphins. I have been on a dolphin watch cruise and they are everywhere - so beautiful. Here are some outfits that offer cruises:

theoriginaldolphinwatch.net/, www.dolphinwatching.info

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9) Rent a Wave Runner

Get rid of some energy! Rent a wave runner and get out on the water! Here are two recommended outfits: www.southpadrejetskirentals.com/, parroteyesspi.com/,

www.southpadreislandwatersports.com/-  Kiteboarding, Kite Buggy/Landboard Lessons, Flyboarding Lessons, Stand Up Paddle Boarding Lessons and Surfing Lessons; We offer watersport equipment including Stand Up Paddle Board Rentals, Kayak Rentals, Water bike Rentals, Kiteboard Rentals, Surfboard Rentals, Boogie Board Rentals, Skim Board Rentals and Wetsuit Rentals.

 

10) Sea Turtle Inc.

sea turtles south padreA must see in South Padre. They rescue, rehabilitate and release sea turtles and provide lots of educational opportunities. It is well done and beautiful to see. There are 8 kinds of sea turtles in the area. Here's the page on how to see a hatchling release:

Sea Turtle Inc Facebook

Sea Turtle Conservation Inc - TripAdvisor Reviews

 

Tether Tug Fun!

Large Tether TugTether Tug is the newest most fun product for your dog. Comes in all sizes for all sizes of dogs. Let them wear themselves out while you watch! phew! got a puppy? Watch the movie on the site to see how fun it is! This line of Tether Tug Dog Toys are the perfect choices to keep dogs physically and mentally engaged while providing hours of energy burning play. Check out both our indoor and outdoor toy versions, and check back with us as we continue to develop more unique toys to keep your dog healthy, happy, and entertained. $49-$69

 

 

11) South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center

birding-south-padreThe South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center and gift shop is the Rio Grande Valley's premier destination for birdwatching. Our unique location on South Padre Island is the perfect place to observe the birds, butterflies and natural wildlife in coastal South Texas.  Visit us on South Padre Island, walk the bayfront boardwalks, take a birding tour and explore the nature center.

http://southpadreislandbirding.com/ - TripAdvisor Reviews

 

12) Dolphin Research and SeaLife Nature Center (Port Isabel)

sea life nature center port isabelNot just for kids. They offer a sea life center and dolphin tours. Their mission: To educate the public regarding the bottlenose dolphins native to the Gulf of Mexico and South Padre Island in addition to promoting public support for the wildlife of our area. Definitely worth a visit to Port Isabel.

http://spinaturecenter.com/

TripAdvisor Reviews

 

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13) Snorkeling!

snorkeling south padreSnorkel in the clear waters of the Laguna Madre, northwest of South Padre Island. The wide Texas skies and the dazzling clear waters of the Laguna Madre provide an unforgettable backdrop. Here are 2 providers:

www.breakawaycruises.com - Scuba & Snorkeling, Tours, Boat Tours & Water Sports, Outdoor Activities - TripAdvisor Reviews

www.sailspi.com - Sailing Charters on the Southern Wave - Snorkeling, Dinner Cruises, Sunset / Fireworks, Moonlight Cruises, Private Parties, and Waverunner Rentals - TripAdvisor Reviews

 

14) Windsurfing and Kite boarding

windsurfing south padreWindsurfing is NOT that hard. Give it a try! And if you fall, where do you go? in the water! Now Kite boarding is different. Be strong and ready for a challenge. Here are some providers:

www.windsurftheboatyard.com - TripAdvisor Reviews

http://spikiteboarding.com/ - TripAdvisor Reviews

 

 

15) Fly a Kite! A fancy one!

kite flying south padreIt is a tradition in South Padre. B&S Kites has a great shop-'Established in 1998 by Bill, Susie & John Doan, B&S Kites offers a large selection of single ~ dual and Quad Line kites. We also have a awesome selection of Bamboo Chimes - Music of the Spheres - Windsocks - Flags & Garden Spinners.'

http://www.bskites.com/ - TripAdvisor Reviews

 

 

16) Palo Alto Battlefield

palo alto battlefieldFirst Clash of the U.S.-Mexican War :

On May 8, 1846, United States and Mexican troops clashed on the prairie of Palo Alto. The battle was the first in a two-year long war that changed the map of North America. Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park preserves the site of this notable battle and provides an understanding of the causes, events, and consequences of the U.S.-Mexican War.

http://www.nps.gov/paal/index.htm - 7200 Paredes line road, Brownsville, TX - map - TripAdvisor Reviews

 

horseback riding in south padre17) Horseback Riding on the Beach!

All the horseback rides go right along the beach. They also have ATV rides and hay rides, a petting barn and zip lines. wow.

http://www.horsesonthebeach.com/ - Island Adventure Park - TripAdvisor

 

 

18) Scuba Diving in South Padre

scuba diving south padreReefed on November 17, 2007, The Texas Clipper is the premier dive site in Texas and American Diving is your Clipper Connection.  Enjoy 2 and 3 tank dive trips to the Clipper aboard our 60 ft dive boat the Diver I.  Outfitted with air-conditioned cabin, spacious deck, and a dive platform inches above the water, for ease of entry and exits, your diving experience will be one without compare. http://www.divesouthpadre.com/ - American Diving TripAdvisor

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