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Water Bike Rental on South Padre Island
"Arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled time to complete your rental paperwork. Then you will head to the site's private waterfront where you will get some professional tips for maneuvering the bikes. The pontoon design makes for a stable platform that i previous travelers have reporting seeing seagulls pelicans osprey jumping mullets and even the unique ink fish. Water bike rentals are a great way to get out and enjoy the water.""""Cruise the water by bike in South Padre Island! Just show up to the rental site and enter the water from the private boat ramp. The waterfront location means no hassles with transportation. Water bikes are stable
From $27.00
 
Boogie Board Rental on South Padre Island
"The process is simple and convenient. Just stop by the rental site at 2pm to check-in and pick up your board/s then head straight to the beach for some fun in the waves. For first-timers don't worry: boogie boarding is an easy-to-learn sport! Just jump in front of a wave and ride the surf until you hit the shore. Even toddlers can lie on the board and be pushed into the tiny shore break in the shallow water. It's a great affordable way for everyone to enjoy their time out on South Padre Island and rental duration is up to 22 hours. Choose between economy or top-of-the-line pro boogie boards. You will return your board at noon to the same place where you picked it up when you're done.""""Boogie Boarding is easy for all ages
From $11.00
 
Stand Up Paddle Board Lessons on South Padre Island
"Stand Up Paddle Board lessons are given daily to those interested in learning the basics of how to SUP. If you have never maneuvered a paddle board before it might be a good idea to take an introductory class to get accustomed with the equipment balancing skills and technique. You have the option to take a stand up paddle board lesson individually or in large groups. All equipment is provided on the lessons; all you have to do is show up ready to learn and possibly get wet! Your instruct""Stand up paddle board lessons on South Padre Island are a great way to learn the basics while having some fun in the water. Your instructor will show you paddling techniques and balancing skills to help get you standing up on your board in no time!title=Highlights&1=Learn+to+stand+up+paddle+on+South+Padre+Island&2=Paddle+with+professional+instructors&3=Easily+balance+on+stable+boards&4=Convenient+beachfront+location&5=All+gear+provided""
From $128.00

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Save the Sea Turtles

This is a "living museum" dedicated to the "sea turtle lady" Ila Loetscher. You can see the sea turtles and learn all about them and the efforts to preserve them. Hours are 10 AM to 5 PM Tuesday through Sunday from Memorial Day through Labor Day (closes at 4 PM the rest of the year. There is a "suggested" donation. Nice mural outside.

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Basaic
May 27, 2014

Sea Turtle Rescue

A neat place for the whole family to see. They rescue and try to rehabilitate injured sea turtles. There are always at least 4-5 big turtles swimming in large tanks. They ask a $3-a-head donation and give you about a half hour talk on their history and work. A high light is to be there for feeding time. On occasion they also have a small kiddie pool full of hatchlings waiting to be let loose in the open water.
You probably won't spend more than an hour there, but it's a nice place to go when you want to get out of the Sun for a while.

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Feb 17, 2006
 
 
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Things to Do Near Sea Turtle Rescue

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Laguna Madre Nature Trail

There is a free nature walk next to the convention center. Like the one associated with the Birding Center this one is a boardwalk with a few spots for observing the wildlife. In some places they are...
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Andy Bowie Park

Located on the northern end of South Padre Island, this Cameron County Park is a much smaller version of Isla Blanca Park on the other end of town. It provides beachfront picnic pavilions,...
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Isla Blanca Park

I lived on the Island about 10 years ago. It was fun espeially since I had a Big Ass Truck and spent most of my time up north between 5/6 and Mansfield cut playing. In the sand with friends and...
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Getting to Sea Turtle Rescue

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North of Town on South Padre Blvd, on left.

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  • Sunday 10:00 to 16:00
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday 10:00 to 16:00
  • Wednesday 10:00 to 16:00
  • Thursday 10:00 to 16:00
  • Friday 10:00 to 16:00
  • Saturday 10:00 to 16:00

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