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Address: 4000 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597
Phone Number: +1 956-761-1569
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Dunne Buggies, Jeep, Trackers, Bikes & Electric Scooters Rentals

Dunne Buggies, Jeep, Trackers, Bikes & Electric Scooters Rentals

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Operator Rents Equipment with Questionable Mechanical Integrity

BEWARE OF THIS OPERATOR!!!!! Their equipment has questionable mechanical integrity.... My son and I rented a dune buggy from Padre Activity Rentals in July 2014. Now (as of... read more

1 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 August 2014
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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

I rented a condo from Padre Island Rentals from Dec 31 til February 29, 2016. This a great place to rent from plus all your linens and kitchen towels and bath towels are exchanged free of charge even though you have a washer and dryer in the condo. they were great to work with. I have rented in South Padre... More 

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Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

Excellent experience. Second time we have rented a jeep to comb the beach for great sea shelling finds. We follow the rules stay off dunes and on the hard pack sand along the water. This time is was 3 sisters just having a great time. Did find some great shells and several sand dollars. Thank you Antonio for allowing us... More 

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Spring, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2015

We rented an Alligator 700 UTV for an hour (you rent by the hour). What a blast we all had!! The young man in the office explained that we could ride on the beach but we had to enter at either entrance 5 or 6 for beach access. He could not tell us how far down it was to that... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2014

BEWARE OF THIS OPERATOR!!!!! Their equipment has questionable mechanical integrity.... My son and I rented a dune buggy from Padre Activity Rentals in July 2014. Now (as of August 2014 credit card statement) they are refusing to refund the deposit on the dune buggy because they said we burned up the clutch! We feel like we were set up because... More 

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20 Thank Mark N
Erath, LA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2014

First we rented a 4 person surry bike and it wasn't in the best condition but we got a good work out in and it worked the entire time! Next, we returned to rent a jeep to take down the 26 mile stretch of the beach. The owners were helpful and though the gauges, seatbelts, a/c, and radio did not... More 

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1 Thank My2centsHM
Temple, Texas
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2014

Horrible experience, rented a jeep from them and discovered the gauges, horn, and seatbelts didn't work. When we pointed this out and decided not to keep the jeep the owner replied "a deal is a deal", he also stated that he knows his vehicles should not pass inspection but he knows who to take it to to get it inspected.... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2014 via mobile

We rented a jeep to take on the beach. One of the back seat belts did not work and the horn was broken. We rented for 5 hours but there is no way the motor would have lasted 5 hours. We brought it back and their reply was a deal is a deal. And when we told them about the... More 

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21 Thank Erin H
Gibsonia, Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2014

Unfortunately, we did not come to Trip Advisor BEFORE we decided to rent a dune buggy from Padre Activity Rentals. Upon return, the owner indicated that we "burned the clutch" - we drove the dune buggy for about two hours and it was a blast. The owner claimed that he was unable to get into first gear, but both my... More 

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20 Thank James W
Austin
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2008

My husband and I along w/ our 2 children deciced to rent a dune buggie from Padre Activity Rentals during the Thanksgiving trip we took recently. Even though it was quite expensive we rented one @$250.00 for the first two hours and a optional third hour. We had been on the buggie for about 50 minutes when it broke down.... More 

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