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Dolphin Sightseeing Tour in Galveston with a Guide

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Galveston, United States
Dolphin Sightseeing Tour in Galveston with a Guide

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icon1 hour  (approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds


The island of Galveston, Texas sits right on the Gulf of Mexico, a body of water teeming with dolphins. Set sail from the harbor and spend time searching for these playful creatures with a tour guide. Board a covered vessel, perfect for keeping you cool under the Texan sun, and learn about the ecology of the area while you sail.
  • Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Galveston while you sail
  • Choose from several tour times to suit your schedule
  • See pods of dolphins jumping right near the boat
  • A guide narrates the tour for you while you sail
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Experienced guide
Pier 21 , Pier 21, Galveston, TX 77550, USA

Our boat will board directly behind Willie G's Restaurant. Our booth is right next to our boat.

This activity will end right where it started.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Wear comfortable clothing. You may want to bring a jacket, as it gets cool on the water in the spring and fall.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 37 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Galveston Water Adventures
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Dolphin Sightseeing Tour in Galveston with a Guide?
A:The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Dolphin Sightseeing Tour in Galveston with a Guide?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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Tour guides Austin &...
, Aug 2022
Tour guides Austin & Steven were very entertaining. Didn't expect to see so many dolphins. Best thing we did besides stuff ourselves with delicious seafood.
We had an excellent...
, Aug 2022
We had an excellent experience with our crew. They were very entertaining and informative. I would recommend this tour guide to everyone.
Good views and good guide
, Aug 2022
Hilarious guide and good views was lucky to see some playful dolphins. Steven was good on the microphone.
Great experience, saw...
, Aug 2022
Great experience, saw dolphins and the sunken ship! Great, entertainment , information. Amazing experience for my family, high encouraged to go.
God's favor!✝️
, Aug 2022
Riding and watching the beautiful blue water, and dolphins jumping up and down! Very clean... tour guides was amazing!🙌✝️🙏
Don’t use this service
, Aug 2022
This services didn’t provide an address for the location that we needed to be at. We accidentally went to the wrong pier that also had dolphin tours and ended up missing our tour, then they wouldn’t refund our money.
, Aug 2022
We seen alot of dolphins the sunken ship was cool and the guys were funny. Weather was perfect and I enjoyed the music so did my kids
Great tour guide! The...
, Aug 2022
Great tour guide! The host gave my mom a shout out for her 91 birthday! Great example and experience!
Nice experience
, Aug 2022
I always enjoy the dolphins but I’ve been to Galveston many many times and I saw sights that I wasn’t aware we’re even there.
My grand daughter experience with dolphins
, Aug 2022
When my grand daughter saw the dolphins for the first time she got super excited. She had the biggest smile on her face.
Our guides were amazing....
, Aug 2022
Our guides were amazing. Kept the whole boat laughing. We saw a lot of dolphins. They have drinks on board and allowed us to bring our own along
A must!
, Aug 2022
Great experience! Host was so upbeat and friendly, it was contagious. Highly recommend. Seen a LOT of dolphins!
The tour guy said that if...
, Aug 2022
The tour guy said that if we didn’t see any dolphins he would dress up as one . I’m sure he is happy that he did not have to dress up .
We had lots of fun and...
, Aug 2022
We had lots of fun and saw lots of dolphins!! Kids got a little sea sick but nothing too bad. Our favorite part was the ship ruins!
, Aug 2022
We had a great time. Tour guide was fun and kept things entertaining. We loved seeing the dolphins! We even saw a baby!!!
Definitely recommend this!
, Aug 2022
Guides were great! Informative, funny, and helpful! They helped everyone with getting family/group pictures before we cast off and were very entertaining as we went along. It was a great end to a day out on the beach and a wonderful experience for my boys! Five stars!!
Great Tour!
, Aug 2022
What a great tour! Lots of dolphins and Stephen was a super informative, funny, host. Would definately recommend.
This tour was a perfect...
, Aug 2022
This tour was a perfect addition to our beach vacation! We saw plenty of dolphins, and the guide was fun and friendly.
Dad Jokes Rule
, Aug 2022
our Grandkids loved the dolphins!. we enjoyed the guide. Gave us some interesting facts mixed with humor. also great music on the boat.
Had a ton of fun and saw...
, Aug 2022
Had a ton of fun and saw them dolphins. The guides were funny and entertaining. Go get them dolphins people

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