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Galveston Water Adventures

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2101 Harborside Dr, Pier 21, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1658
+1 409-276-6116
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Picture perfect sunset

Great ride!!!!!! Beautiful sunset, clean boat, friendly staff, and great music!!!!!! Had a really... read more

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Reviewed today
shanna m
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Houma, Louisiana
Awesome!!!!

The captain and Co-captain(is that a term) were absolutely awesome. They were so friendly and... read more

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krystalnjones84
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Saint Jo, Texas
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NOW OFFERING 1 Hour Dolphin tour, more time on the water to see dolphins, brown pelicans, and other marine activity. 2 Hour Sunset cruise departs daily, one hour before sunset. BYOB Ages 18+ Sun Time Watersports brings an adrenaline rush to Pier 21 in Galveston, Texas! This custom-built jetboat is a New Zealand design that has been tested and proven through the tight canyons and shallow waters on the North and South Islands.Hold On! This thrill ride features right angle turns, accelerated speeds, and "The Hamilton Spin", a maneuver that rotates the boat 360 degree's on its axis.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sunset cruise” (75 reviews)
“dolphin tour” (68 reviews)
“jet boat” (35 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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2101 Harborside Dr, Pier 21, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1658
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"saw dolphins"
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"interesting facts"
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Reviewed today

Great ride!!!!!! Beautiful sunset, clean boat, friendly staff, and great music!!!!!! Had a really good time!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Reviewed yesterday

The captain and Co-captain(is that a term) were absolutely awesome. They were so friendly and considerate of the passengers. They answered any and all questions and took extra precautions with the big ships passing by. It definitely made our first dolphin sightseeing adventure great. My...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Fun tour, Captain Austin was knowledgeable and friendly. We saw many dolphins and other interesting sites along the way.

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Reviewed yesterday

Not so great . I expected a nice quiet relaxing sunset cruise but got the total opposite. There was a girl on board that had a bit much to drink going around pulling on everybody to get up and dance . It wasn’t a dancing...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The pontoon boat cruise was the perfect way to enjoy a Galveston sunset. Both Capt. Mike and Capt. Austin were excellent.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The boat ride was fun-thrilling enough to keep adults entertained but not so thrilling I wouldn't allow my kids to ride. The price was good-$30 per person, 1 photo for $7 or 3 photos for $15, and the staff was professional and friendly. Wear sunscreen...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We went on the tour at 11 am. There were a couple of shrimp boats at the time, so we followed them and got to see quite a few dolphins. The boat was very spacious, so we got to walk around and take pictures. It's...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The boat ride was very nice, the prices were fair, we did see a few dolphins. Overall we had a really nice time and we would do it again. I would’ve given five stars, but there was really bad 80’s rock music blaring on the...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We tried the Jet Boat Thrill ride and the Sunset Cruise; both were excellent. If you like thrills definitely try the Jet boat thrill ride. If you like a party type atmosphere try the sunset cruise. Bonus: we saw a spectacular sunseton the cruise. It...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I love their boat as to seats are all the way around so that everyone has a chance to see the dolphins and all the sights in Galveston Bay! They also give you a little bit of information about different things located in or on...More

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eva2600
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Response from Dale H | Reviewed this property |
The one-hour dolphin tour was $12 per person on a spacious covered pontoon boat.
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