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BayWatch Dolphin Tours

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2101 Harborside Dr, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1658
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Charged our students more than the advertised ticket cost

I work at a title one school, and we took our 4th graders on the 1 hr. dolphin watch last week... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paige S
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Bayou Vista, Texas, United States
We saw dolphins!

Capt Adam was awesome and very entertaining! We enjoyed the historical highlights and especially... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
RoseBC23
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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.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“saw dolphins” (34 reviews)
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“great tour” (29 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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2101 Harborside Dr, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1658
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I work at a title one school, and we took our 4th graders on the 1 hr. dolphin watch last week. We have used Baywatch several times. We have seen dolphins each time and the students have a blast. However, we realized after the trip...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Capt Adam was awesome and very entertaining! We enjoyed the historical highlights and especially appreciated his commitment to environmental support and protection. It was a very safe and fun experience, even for very small children.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Galveston this weekend. We took the Bay Area tour and saw dolphins next to the port where the Carnival cruise departs. Captain Adam did an excellent job of finding them and gave an excellent tour. He even points out a face on...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a very reasonable price and Captain Adam was a great guide. Our granddaughter got an upclose look at the dolphins. She especially enjoyed steering the boat. Shrimp kisses were awesome thanks! #CaptainAdam

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You’re lucky if you go out for 40 minutes. You don’t travel far out. Basically you are following shrimp boats to watch the dolphins looking for “easy” food. We sat in the back of boat so we didn’t hear much of what the captain had...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the price. Very enjoyable and entertaining. Learned a lot about the habor. Awesome Captain!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Captain Adam was one of the friendliest, most informative people we met while spacing 4 days on the Island. He does an excellent job of guiding the dolphin watch tours. We learned so much from him and had a great time. And if you go...More

Thank Madonna K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

BayWatch Dolphin Tours was our first stop in Galveston. The staff at the ticket booth were so friendly and willing to answer all of our questions. We got on the boat with Captain Adam and had a WONDERFUL time! We saw tons of dolphins and...More

Thank Maggie J
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice little tour around the harbor. Capt Adam was fun and pleasant. My 7 yr old son got to drive the boat...big highlight. Saw lots of dolphins. Well worth the $30 for two adults and two kids. Lots to see in the area while you...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was very informative as well as fun for my whole family. We saw dolphins and the captain kept the entire trip fun with his witty sense of humor. It was inexpensive and I will definitely be taking the tour again on my next...More

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Kerry T
8 April 2018|
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Response from katherynmoore | Reviewed this property |
The tickets are $10.00. I would purchase them 30 minutes before you plan to go. The tour is 45 minutes.
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ldumas831
23 March 2018|
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Response from jasonmJ6960UM | Reviewed this property |
it's just right down the pier. Maybe a 5 min walk.
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ldumas831
23 March 2018|
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Response from SingingOTune | Reviewed this property |
Few blocks tops
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