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Address: 2401 Laguna Blvd., South Padre Island, TX 78597
Phone Number: +1 956-772-7245
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Sunset dinner cruises or Snorkeling trips with lunch a must. A visit to...

Sunset dinner cruises or Snorkeling trips with lunch a must. A visit to South Padre Island or Port Isabel wouldn't be complete without a sailing trip on Southern Wave. Sit back, relax, and enjoy a cool drink while the South Texas sun puts on it's spectacular evening sunset show for you... this is the perfect way to end your day and start your evening. You can lay in the South Padre Island sun on our spacious trampolines or relax under the covered canopy. Most mornings, we'll snorkel in the waters of the Laguna Madre, northwest of South Padre Island with delicious lunch. Afternoons may be spent Dolphin Watching, Picnicking or working on your tan. We have a grill on board so we can make your trip to South Padre Island special. In the evenings, we have a Sunset Dinner Cruise - the Chef grills an all-u-can eat Beef and Chicken fajita dinner picnic buffet style, grilled fish, jumbo grilled shrimp as appetizer, all you can drink bottled water and sodas, the hostess puts out fresh cut fruit platter, the musician plays great music. Of course in the summer, the Friday night fireworks are not to be missed.

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Good snorkling and great food

We chartered two trips with Southern Wave Sailing Charters on May 13, 2016 for the dinner cruises and May 14, 2016 for the snorkeling and lunch cruise. We had a great time the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 May 2016
bruce s
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Coldspring, Texas
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Coldspring, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

We chartered two trips with Southern Wave Sailing Charters on May 13, 2016 for the dinner cruises and May 14, 2016 for the snorkeling and lunch cruise. We had a great time the Chef was awesome and the musician was very entertaining on the dinner cruise. The Captain did a great job on the burgers on the snorkeling cruise, we... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

If you're hoping to see some cool fish or underwater landscape, this isn't for you. All there is to see is sea grass, tiny fish, and maybe a crab. People were in the water for 15 minutes and on the boat the rest of the time. Both of our masks kept leaking and when I told the girl working that,... More 

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Brownsville, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Delightful time, beautiful weather, great food, live music, pleasant crew--smooth sailing! Suggest you check Groupon for reduced rates! Definitely recommend for a good dinner and a relaxing evening on the water!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

Best money I've spent on this trip. The chef cooked beef, chicken and fish fajitas and shrimp appetizers. It included fresh fruit and chocolates for desert and all the sodas we wanted. We brought our own wine which the mates/servers delivered to us. We didn't have to get up once. The boat sailed smoothly down the inter coastal as we... More 

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Platte City, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

We had 3 couples going, who did not want a fast, bumpy, exciting ride. We found it. This was a smooth, slow, 2 hour catamaran-cruise along the inside coast-line of South Padre Island (observing the coastal architecture). The gresh-grilled dinner (shrimp appetizer, then fajitas of chicken and beef and fruit) was very good. The musician was fantastic. And the clouds... More 

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Niles, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

A group of 40 of us Winter Texans had the pleasure of a fantastic tour off the bay of South Padre Island. Our day was beautiful, with moderate winds. The crew with Southern Wave Sailing Charter Co. could not have been more accommodating. They provided a generous, delicious meal, starting with a grilled shrimp appetizer. The main course was beef,... More 

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Brantford, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

My husband and I were on the Southern Wave sunset cruise last night. Great food, great staff and mellow music set the mood for a lovely evening.

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Yantis, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

This is a great dinner cruise. The music was relaxing and the food was great. Crew was attentive and friendly. A wonderful Valentine celebration.

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our cruise and dinner. And the music. Gorgeous weather and the food was better than expected. You can't go wrong with this. And since it was Valentine's Day, we each got a rose.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

Had 3 crew and 6 passengers for a special dinner cruise. Fantastic attention and food. This is a must do for a special evening

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