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BayWatch Dolphin Tours

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BayWatch Dolphin Tours is been serving the Galveston and Houston area since 2005. We're located on Pier 21, only a short distance away from the historical Strand District in Downtown Galveston.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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2101 Harborside Dr, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1658
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+1 832-859-4557
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I regret not bringing cash with me to tip Captain Adam and First Mate Juan. The Captain is very funny and very knowledgeable about Galveston even though he is a native of New Mexico. He has only been living here in Texas for 3 years....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JimboTucson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The price is good for the 45 min trip. We saw bunch of dolphins and it was just generally good weather to be out there. Captain Adam was pretty easy going and great - his commentary was insightful and entertaining and fun listening to. He...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 91vdd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is the best $10 you will spend in the island...bar none...is an hour, will feel longer, great crew, great info and a very fun tour with lots of great chances to see dolphins and the bay...MUST TAKE!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank justogabriel
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Loved this tour. We saw a few dolphins on this tour. Not as many as I would have liked but it happens it is a hit or miss kinda thing. However we did see plenty of Pelicans and Seagulls. Plenty to see in the harbor...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Beachcomb_33
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Visited on Saturday on a day trip to Galveston from Houston. Although we have travelled widely we have never seen dolphins in the wild and the trips we have previously been on to see wild dolphins have been unsuccessful. The ticket booth is easily well...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DizzyBlonde23
Reviewed 22 October 2018

We saw more Dolphins in one place that we ever have before. Captain Victor is very entertaining and knowledgeable of the harbor.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Fred F
Reviewed 12 October 2018

This boat ride was awesome, we saw lots if dolphins. Our Captain Adam was entertaining and very informative. I would totally recommend this tour to everyone.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cindy L
Reviewed 6 October 2018

The Captain is so funny and entertaining. My mother's first experience on a boat that isn't a rowboat. Really good price, just wish it was longer. My mom really enjoyed the experience,

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 819diannew
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

My family and I had the BEST time on this tour! The dolphins were beautiful but the guide really made the trip. He was insightful yet hilarious. We learned a lot and had a great time! You could tell he went the extra mile to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Audrey S
Reviewed 5 October 2018

This was a delightful trip with a wonderful pilot with years of experience on the sea including taking supplies to off shore oil rigs in the Gulf. He was friendly, personable and even let one of the kids drive the boat a bit! What a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Shakeela R
31 August 2018|
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Response from MichaelH7637 | Reviewed this property |
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Jennifer J
17 July 2018|
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Response from 247patt | Reviewed this property |
We took the 11 a.m. tour - dolphins a-plenty!
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Marilyn D
13 July 2018|
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Response from LauraLW123 | Reviewed this property |
You can see dolphins any time of the year and any time of the day. The harbor is full of them! You do not see whales.
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