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Galveston Water Adventures

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Wonderful Way to get out on the water

Everyone who worked for GWA was very polite and friendly, and knowledgeable. I thought the tour... read more

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Reviewed 4 days ago
James K
Houston, United States
Relaxing and intriguing tour

We enjoyed the boat ride and saw plenty of dolphins. They even put on a show for us, playing and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“sunset cruise”(79 reviews)
“dolphin tour”(67 reviews)
“jet boat”(35 reviews)
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...more
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2101 Harborside Dr, Pier 21, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1658
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Reviewed yesterday

Pros- you can bring your own drinks and It was a nice evening. Cons- the bathroom was beyond nasty!It was a two hour “sunset cruise” with two guys that didn’t really want to be there in my opinion. It was non narrative unless you asked...More

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Gmon409, Manager at Galveston Water Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your feedback. The head is a marine toilet that pulls saltwater from bottom of the boat to flush out the bowl. It is impossible to be kept clean like a toilet on land. We do provide toilet paper, hand sanitizer and a...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Everyone who worked for GWA was very polite and friendly, and knowledgeable. I thought the tour was very affordable, it was safe and a lot of fun.. Our group consisted of a 4-1/2 year old, a 38 year old, 61, and 95 year old, we...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

While the boat ride itself was nice, the radio broadcasting music the whole time was distracting from what should have been a quiet soothing ride. In addition, the Captain talked to individual groups of people, answering questions, but not to the whole boat. Even though...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed the boat ride and saw plenty of dolphins. They even put on a show for us, playing and jumping out of the water. Tour is very reasonable and worth the price at $12 per person. Our tour guide was knowledgeable and friendly. It...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the one hour dolphin tour. We saw a handful of dolphins, including a few that jumped all the way out of the water for us. On some days, there are more; but even without dolphins, this was a great thing to do. We...More

Thank ILoveTexas
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an amazing 2 hour cruise that showed us so many different landmarks, ships AND dolphins!! We really enjoyed ourselves and appreciate the captains who kept us informed along the way. Thank you so much for showing us a great and relaxing time :)

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely sunset cruise. Great Price. Near Restaurants. Close parking. Enjoyed the ships team very much, friendly & informative. Will definately go again !

Thank Ellen T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took the sunset cruise. Boat is simple, but the staff was very friendly and we had a great group on our trip, including one large family in town for a family reunion. We ended up singing 80s tunes as loud as could all the way...More

Thank BelleBHouston_Texas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We saw quite a few dolphins because a shrimp boat was in the harbor the same time we were. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time. It went a full 2 hours and you can bring wine and snacks. The captain was very nice and informative. I would highly recommend!

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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.