South Padre Island, Texas provides a unique combination of many different types of wildlife that can be easily observed at the right places. Here are the top five places for you to South Padre Island wildlife watch during your next trip:
The Original Dolphin Watch
Get out on the open water and see all of the aquatic South Padre Island wildlife with the Original Dolphin Watch. You will be taken on a 2-hour ride in the water where you will be given an informative tour while seeing the potentially endless wildlife in the water. Most attendees have seen dolphins, birds, puffer fish, stingrays, and so much more. Enjoy the Original Dolphin Watch for only $13 everyday of the week from 9:00am to 7:00pm.
Captain Tin Flores
Another water-based tour you can catch plenty of wildlife on is one of Captain Tin Flores’ infamous excursions. Captain Flores will take you to locations where plenty of wildlife is sure to be seen. Such wildlife you can catch in the wild includes turkey vultures, seabirds, roseate spoonbills, and more. You can plan your individualized trip with Captain Tin Flores by contacting him at (965) 832-2630.
South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center
Take a walk on over 3,300 linear of boardwalk at the South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center where you guaranteed a view of region’s birdlife. You can set up in one of the five bird blinds and quietly observe the interactions among all of the South Padre Island animals in the wild. Guided bird walks are scheduled on a rotating basis for an interactive experience.
Laguna Atascosa Wildlife Refuge
Take a short drive over to Los Fresnos, Texas and check out the Laguna Atascosa Wildlife Refuge where a variety of species are protected on over 100,000 acres. You will be able to see bobcats, coyotes, geese, aplomado falcons, alligators, snakes, and so many more South Padre Island animals. You can also be connected through various outdoor activities such as fishing and hiking with their information program. Visit the Laguna Atascosa Wildlife Refuge Thursdays through Mondays at $3 entry fee per vehicle.
Sea Turtle, Inc.
Since 1977, Sea Turtle, Inc. has been rehabilitating injured sea turtles before they are returned to sea. You can view the employees interact with these majestic creatures as they share with you information on how the sea turtles are helped. Each attendance further helps this great organization.
Choosing Franke Rentals After Seeing South Padre Island Wildlife
You will find only the finest of accommodations in the vacation rentals offered from Franke Rentals. You will be close by all of the attractions and activities offered in South Padre Island including the many wildlife viewing locations. Contact us today so we can help you find the perfect rental home for you and your family.