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BayWatch Dolphin Tours

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2101 Harborside Dr, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1658
+1 832-859-4557
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Awesome Dolphin Tour!

We had so much fun on this tour! Even though the day was very misty with heavy fog, we still saw so... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
TiffanyS1017
Great boat ride with plenty of dolphins and sights

I had read the reviews on this site before we went on this tour, but I am always a bit sceptical... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2017
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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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  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“great tour” (27 reviews)
“shrimp boat” (13 reviews)
“captain adam” (8 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 3 January 2018

We had so much fun on this tour! Even though the day was very misty with heavy fog, we still saw so many dolphins, and Captain Adam was so knowledgeable and entertaining! He is also a Coast Guard, so he told us so many stories...More

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Reviewed 8 December 2017

I had read the reviews on this site before we went on this tour, but I am always a bit sceptical. We did this tour on the weekend, and we were NOT disappointed. Within a minute of leaving dock my son yelled "Dolphins!" and sure...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

We saw more dolphins on this tour than I have ever seen on any tour, anywhere, including Alaska. Our captain was very knowledgeable about the harbor and knew just where to look. Highly recommended!

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Reviewed 13 October 2017

We have been on this particular dolphin tour three times now! We live about 30 mins from the island and any time family/friends come to visit, this tour is a MUST! We have had a few different captains, but Capt. Adam is by far a...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

We were staying in Galveston the night before a cruise with friends who had never been to Galveston. We had experienced Baywatch Dolphin Tours several times already, and suggested it - they LOVED it! Captain Adam was very informative & entertaining. Since he works for...More

Thank CelticCruiser
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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We needed to cool off and relax. So we bought tickets to go dolphin watching and we were not disappointed. Capt. Adam was a great guide who was very knowledgeable about the area, dolphins and local attractions. He even called my daughter up to drive...More

Thank jasonmJ6960UM
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Fabulous trip! Lovely end to our day out to Galveston! Our captain 👩🏼‍✈️ was captain Adams, was friendly knowledgeable with local stories and facts,had us laughing several times. Lovely atmosphere clean tidy boat and we even got to see some dolphins. Such a reasonable price...More

Thank Leanna R
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Captain Adam did a great job. Right off the bat we saw Dolphins. And quite a few of them. He was very knowledgeable about dolphins and the area where we were. He even threw in a few jokes. Great tour, very family friendly and affordable

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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We only saw a couple of dolphins but the tour guide was super nice and it was a nice boat ride that didn't cost a lot.

Thank Jamie R
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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

They caught us walking by, we joked with the ladies selling tickets. My husband mentioned wishing we had sunscreen. One of the ticket ladies handed us hers, I offered to buy her another can when we were done but she declined. That was very gracious...More

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Wendy V
19 November 2017|
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Response from tammyaxt | Reviewed this property |
I have never seen whales, but plenty of Dolphins.
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Terri G
20 May 2017|
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Response from Motherhen54449 | Reviewed this property |
We didn't bring our dogs with, but the web site indicates that infants and dogs ride for free. I' m sure you could email them for further clarification. Since space is limited, I would think that well behaved dogs only... More
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JanciCovington
5 April 2017|
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Response from 2sFamilyFinders | Reviewed this property |
45 minutes. Yes great for a group. Like $10 adults and $5 kids.
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