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Worldwinds Windsurfing

Bird Island Basin Road, Padre Island National Seashore, Corpus Christi, TX 78418
+1 361-949-7472
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Great spot, great team

This windsurfing spot is great for all levels of sailors. Just pack a snack, something to drink... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
Jan B
via mobile
World class windsurfing and gear

This is one of my favorite places to windsurf, I visit every year and wish I could go even more... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
Gerry C
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Evanston, Illinois
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Located on the Laguna Madre inside the Padre Island National Seashore, Worldwinds Windsurfing is a full service windsurfing shop. We offer lessons for beginner through the most advanced. We teach windsurfing lessons everyday 7 days a week starting at 11:30am. Worldwinds also offers kayaking and standup paddle boarding
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“gulf side” (2 reviews)
“lessons” (7 reviews)
“gear” (8 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Bird Island Basin Road, Padre Island National Seashore, Corpus Christi, TX 78418
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+1 361-949-7472
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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

This windsurfing spot is great for all levels of sailors. Just pack a snack, something to drink, grab your booties, sunscreen and you are all set. The team of experts lead by Don will set you up for success with sails and boards to match...More

Thank Jan B
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is one of my favorite places to windsurf, I visit every year and wish I could go even more. As noted they are inside the park so you have to pay the entrance fee but it is well worth it. The gulf-side beaches and...More

Thank Gerry C
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I'm not sure if they mentioned that on their website but you have to pay $10 (good for a week) to get to them because they are inside the park. Once you get past that it is all great. Friendly knowledgeable staff and good gear....More

Thank SomeDudeFromHouston
Worldwinds, Manager at Worldwinds Windsurfing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2016

Thanks for the 5 Star review and feedback! We've updated our website to more clearly state the entrance fee. Thanks you so much for coming out to windsurf with us! We really hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 19 August 2016

30 minute drive from Corpus. Laid back place that gives GREAT windsurfing lessons. They teach you essentials, step by step, and classes are super small. Teacher is very thorough. Area is great because it's not deep at all for quite a distance. Lessons takes about...More

Thank LadyK1941
Worldwinds, Manager at Worldwinds Windsurfing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2016

We're so glad you had a great time learning to windsurfing with us! Thanks for taking a minute to let us know how your experience was. We hope you'll come back again!

Reviewed 29 June 2016

we went here, as a family, to rent kayaks and kayak in the bay. however, the winds were so intense that it was overly difficult for us to have an enjoyable time. the winds were well within their recommended standard, but were far too difficult...More

Thank Karen B
Worldwinds, Manager at Worldwinds Windsurfing, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2016

Karen B, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. Our customer's feedback is really important to us! The winds in this area, while great for the Windsurfing side of our business, can make kayaking quite a challenge. Our team will...More

Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

I had gone windsurfing for a full week about a decade ago and always wanted to try again. The French guy at this place recommended that I try the intro lesson to remember how it works rather than just renting gear. They upgraded my board...More

Thank Dave_Y188BX
Worldwinds, Manager at Worldwinds Windsurfing, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2016

Dave, We're so glad we were able to get you back on the water! We hope to see you back before another decade goes by! Thanks for reviewing us :)

Reviewed 15 March 2016

The people who work the shop are generally very helpful. We rented windsurfing equipment for all day and had a blast. If the winds aren't good (they can't guarantee the weather), they're usually good about rescheduling if you can. They provide water shoes (a must...More

Thank Jd_murcia
Worldwinds, Manager at Worldwinds Windsurfing, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2016

Jd, Thanks for taking a minute to write a review. We really appreciate it. It's so nice to hear you all had a blast learning to windsurf! We hope you'll visit us again soon, for more fun on the water!

Reviewed 18 October 2015

It is the only windsurfing equipment rental place at the North Padre Island. The location is good for all level of windsurfers and is particularly good for learning and is safe for kids. The equipment is good and the staff are most helpful.The facility is...More

Thank K C
Reviewed 28 September 2015

I called Randy a week or two prior to our troop and venturing crew trip to Bird Island Basin PINS. He did a wonderful job communicating our options. We scheduled a 101 class for 16 youth and 2 adults. These guys did a great job...More

Thank Jason P
Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

I would definitely mark windsurfing lessons as a successfully completed adventure thanks to these guys. My wife, teenaged son, and I all signed up for Windsurfing 101 at Worldwinds, and we had a blast! It was a group event with several other students, but that...More

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Garnet R
6 August 2015|
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Response from Worldwinds | Property representative |
Hello thank you for your question. Are you asking about windsurfing, kayaking or stand-up paddle boarding? If for windsurfing then yes. Please call or go to our website to make a reservation. In the future please direct... More
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