South Padre Island KOA

1 Padre Blvd

South Padre Island, TX 78597

Reserve: 800-562-9724

Info: 956-761-5665

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KOA sightseeing pier, featuring the Pier 19 Restaurant & Bar Photo

KOA sightseeing pier, featuring the Pier 19 Restaurant & Bar

Pirate's Landing
110 North Garcia Street
Port Isabel, TX 78578
956-943-3663

Don't just dine on the water; dine OVER the water at Pier 19 Restaurant and Bar. Eat indoors or outdoors. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Full service Bar. Stroll on the pier and enjoy beautiful sunsets and watch the dolphins. Discounts are available for our KOA guests. http://pier19.us/

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Osprey Fishing Trips and Sea Life Safaris (depart from our KOA docks) Photo

Osprey Fishing Trips and Sea Life Safaris (depart from our KOA docks)

South Padre KOA
1 Padre Blvd
South Padre Island, TX 78597
956-761-6655

Are you an expert angler? Are you a novice or looking for a new family experience? Osprey Fishing Trips provides fishing services for all skill levels, for individuals, families, groups, and couples. When you join the Osprey team for a fishing trip in South Padre Island, TX, you get a complete package that includes instruction from the crew and your rod and reel, bait, and tackle. Its a first class experience, and all youll need is a hat, some sunscreen and a small measure of fishermans luck. Join Osprey Fishing Trips aboard the finest fishing vessels on the Texas Coast. The "Osprey" & "Osprey 2" fish year round in the Gulf of Mexico for your pleasure. They offer a variety of trips, whether drift fishing for kingfish, shark, and dorado, or bottom fishing for red snapper, grouper, and amberjack, they strive to make your experience an enjoyable one.
Also available, Sea Life Safaris where you can see dolphins and all sorts of sealife. Great fun and an educational experience for the whole family. Check out their website at http://ospreycruises.com/osprey-fishing-trips/

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Black Dragon Pirate Ship Photo

Black Dragon Pirate Ship

Pirate's Landing
501 E Maxan St
Port Isabel, TX 78578
956-943-6283

Shiver me timbers! There's a Pirate Ship in the bay! The Black Dragon and their band of thieves, brigands, piratefolk, and back-stabbing blackguards will entertain both young and young-at-heart during their Laguna Madre Bay cruises. This feisty ship has even been known to attack our Pier 19 Restaurant with their mighty cannons! This is an attraction you do not want to miss when you visit South Padre Island. Call 956-943-MATE or visit http://ospreycruises.com/the-black-dragon-pirate-ship/.

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Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark Photo

Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark

33261 State Park Road 100
South Padre Island, TX 78597
956-772-7873

Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark provides a full day of family fun in a tropical resort setting. Cruise the endless Rio Aventura and let it carry you from ride to ride without having to get out of the water! Blast uphill and down on four water coasters! Explore a giant sandcastle! Stroll down the boardwalk and onto the white sandy beaches. Surf the largest man-made wave in the USA. Check out their website at http://www.schlitterbahn.com/spi/

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Sandcastlelessons.com, featuring sandmaster Andy Hancock Photo

Sandcastlelessons.com, featuring sandmaster Andy Hancock

Learn how to make fabulous sand castles with American Sand Sculpture Champion, Andy Hancock at South Padre Island, the sandcastle capital of the world! Sandcastlelessons.com provides you and your family with an opportunity to play at the only permanent professional sand sculpture arena in Texas year-round. Fun for you, your children, and your grandchildren. They supply everything. No experience necessary. Individual lessons, special events, corporate groups, weddings and birthday castles, sand castle picnics, and more available. Highly rated on TripAdvisor for South Padre Island Activities. Call or text for information at 956-433-9948. Email at andy@sandcastlelessons.com.

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Local Area Activities

There is so much to see and do on Soutn Padre Island and at Port Isabel! For more specific information on local activities, please visit the South Padre Island Convention and Visitors Bureau website at www.sopadre.com and the Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce website at http://portisabel.org/chamber/

Are you ready for a THRILL! Take a high speed adventure boat ride with Osprey Cruises! Photo

Are you ready for a THRILL! Take a high speed adventure boat ride with Osprey Cruises!

Pirate's Landing
110 North Garcia Street
Port Isabel, TX 78578
956-943-6283

Experience the speed & power of "Thriller 07" with her twin 500 hp engines as you cruise the waterways of South Padre Island and Port Isabel. Depart from Pirate's Landing in Port Isabel for this super exciting high speed boat ride. Call 956-943-6283.

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South Padre Island has a Farmer's Market each Sunday Photo

South Padre Island has a Farmer's Market each Sunday

The Shores
8605 Padre Blvd
South Padre Island, TX 78597

From 11 AM to 1 PM, head north to The Shores (just north of the convention center) to buy fresh vegetables, fruits, meats, and more at the Farmer's Market.

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Catch "The WAVE", SPI's FREE Shuttle Service Photo

Catch "The WAVE", SPI's FREE Shuttle Service

Various stops incl our KOA
1 Padre Blvd
South Padre Island, TX 78597

The free South Padre Island shuttle stops at our KOA every thirty minutes. It's a great way to get all over the island and beaches. Some buses even go over the bridge to Port Isabel. Check by our KOA office for full details.

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Sunday Church Services (available on the island and at Port Isabel) Photo

Sunday Church Services (available on the island and at Port Isabel)

South Padre Island, TX 78597

Come to our office to get specific details and times for the variety of church services available in our area including Island Baptist Church (107 Mesquite St, SPI), Chapel By The Sea (33425 State Park Rd 100, SPI), Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic church (705 S Longoria St, Port Isabel), and Christ's Harbor Church (Hwy 510 just one mile off Hwy 100, Laguna Vista).

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Local Area Events

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Friday Night Fireworks Memorial Day - Labor Day Photo

Friday Night Fireworks Memorial Day - Labor Day

May 22 - Sep 4, 2015
Over Laguna Madre Bay
South Padre Island, TX 78597
956-761-4412

Look to the skies over the bay for a great fireworks presentation every Friday night from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend!

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Adopt-A-Beach Fall Cleanup, September Photo

Adopt-A-Beach Fall Cleanup, September

Sep 26, 2015
Town Beach Access #3
Gulf Blvd
South Padre Island, TX 78597
877-892-6278

Sponsored by the Texas General Land Office, this fall cleanup is dedicated to keeping Texas beaches clean and safe. This is your chance to help protect and preserve our beaches.

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Sandcastle Days, October Photo

Sandcastle Days, October

Oct 2 - 4, 2015
Clayton's Beach Bar & Grill
6900 Padre Blvd
South Padre Island, TX 78597
956-761-6433

Enjoy the 26th Annual Sandcastle Days at Clayton's Beach Bar & Grill. See master sand artists from all over the world.

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Shrimp Cookoff, November Photo

Shrimp Cookoff, November

Nov 1, 2015
1725 W Hwy 100
Port Isabel, TX 78578
956-943-2262

Yummy food and excellent activities highlight this World's Championship Shrimp Cookoff held in Port Isabel.

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Christmas Lighted Boat Parade, December Photo

Christmas Lighted Boat Parade, December

Dec 5, 2015
Laguna Madre Bay
Port Isabel, TX 78578
956-943-2262

You'll want to head bayside to see the lights and the festive sights along the bay.

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