South Padre Island KOA

Open All Year

Reserve: 800-562-9724

Reserve: 800-562-9724

Info: 956-761-5665

Info: 956-761-5665

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1 Padre Blvd

South Padre Island, TX 78597

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Check-in: 12:00 pm, Check-out: 11:00 am


Check-in: 3:00 pm, Check-out: 11:00 am

Camper Rating 4.5 out of 5

Based on 1000 Reviews

Local Area Attractions

We are located right on South Padre Island, so we are your perfect basecamp to visit many fantastic attractions (such as Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark which is right across the street from our park). Check out all the SPI fun!

KOA sightseeing pier, featuring the Pier 19 Restaurant & Bar

Pirate's Landing
110 North Garcia Street
Port Isabel, TX 78578

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.

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

South Padre KOA
1 Padre Blvd
South Padre Island, TX 78597

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. It's a first class experience, and all you'll need is a hat, some sunscreen and a small measure of fisherman's 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

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Black Dragon Pirate Ship

Pirate's Landing
501 E Maxan St
Port Isabel, TX 78578

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

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Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark

33261 State Park Road 100
South Padre Island, TX 78597

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

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Learn how to make fabulous sand castles with American Sand Sculpture Champion, Andy Hancock at South Padre Island, the sandcastle capital of the world! 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

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Sea Turtle, Inc.

6617 Padre Blvd
South Padre Island, TX 78597

This conservatory is dedicated to education about, research on, preservation and rehabilitation of sea turtles and their environment. Check out their website at

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Port Isabel Lighthouse

421 E Queen Isabella Blvd
Port Isabel, TX 78578

Tour the beacon that first signaled the way for mariners in 1853. Fully restored in 2000, a replica of the keeper's house and an interactive display were built as well. Check out their website at

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Lucinda "sandy feet" Wierenga, sand castle lessons and much more!

Sandyfeet and The Sandbox Inn
117 E Saturn Ln
South Padre Island, TX 78597

Lucinda "sandy feet" Wierenga has taught tens of thousands of people how to build a better sand castle through private lessons and via her best-selling book - Sand Castles Made Simple. She creates custom beach billboards for all occasions, sandy furniture and semi-permanent garden sculptures at her sandcastle-themed guest house - The SandBox Inn - located on beautiful South Padre Island, TX.
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South Padre Island Adventure Park and Island Equestrian Center

End of Park Road 100
South Padre Island, TX 78597

Horses on the Beach now features an Adventure Park at the end of Park Road 100 (north end). The forty acres of land spans from the Gulf of Mexico to the Laguna Madre Bay and provides an unparalleled location for adventure on South Padre Island. Enjoy horseback rides along the beach appropriate for all riding levels, six acres of private ATV sand dune track for your thrills, twenty miles of beach to explore via the Mega-Truck or custom Hayride Wagon. Also, they feature a petting barn for children to enjoy safe interaction with a variety of animals and a Zip Line!
Dolores also owns The Massage & Healing Arts Center and her licensed and professional Massage Therapists are ready for your pampered needs after a fun day at the beach. Check out the website for South Padre Island Adventure Park at

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South Padre Island Kiteboarding

5208 Padre Blvd
South Padre Island, TX 78597

Looking for the best place in the USA to learn to kiteboard? South Padre Island is it! This company offers open spaces, shallow water, steady winds, surfside downwinders and lots of friendly people. Check out their website at

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Golf at the South Padre Island Golf Club

1 Golf House Rd
Laguna Vista, TX 78578

Around every bend, after every hole at South Padre Island Golf Club you will find yet another reason their golf course is considered the finest in the Rio Grande Valley. Enveloped by nature and removed from the traffic and busy pace of this modern age, the course South Padre Island Golf Club is truly an oasis. Check out their website at

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South Padre Farmers Market, every Sunday

Shop for the freshest produce, meats, cheese, juices, and much more!Open every Sunday from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
8605 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island

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South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center

Beachfront nature area providing a birding boardwalk, interactive exhibit room & observation tower.
Address: 6801 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island
Phone(956) 761-6801

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Southern Wave Sailing Charters

The Southern Wave=17px is a large, stable and comfortable sailing Catamaran that is perfect for a leisurely day's sail, an exciting afternoon of dolphin watching, or experience an evening watching the breath-taking South Padre Island sunset over the water on their famous dinner cruises. It's the perfect way to spend your day and to start your evening
Address: 2401 Laguna Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597
Phone(956) 772-7245

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Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge (with Habitat Tram Tours)

Laguna Atascosa NWR is the largest protected area of natural habitat left in the Lower Rio Grande Valley, an oasis for birds and wildlife with few alternatives. The refuge's 45,187 acres become more valuable with each acre lost to development--valuable to wildlife and valuable to those who enjoy wildlife in wildlands.  Enjoy the Tram Tours available seasonally. Located in Rio Hondo area, about a 25 minute drive from South Padre Island.

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Paragraphs On Padre Blvd. (more than a bookstore)

For lovers of books and of locally owned businesses, this oasis on South Padre Island features many "Meet the Author" events, book signings, and more. 
Address: 5505 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island
Phone(956) 433-5057

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Thriller Boat by Osprey Cruises

The Thriller is an ocean racing boat, powered by two 500 horse-powered diesel engines, this 55' bad boy will carry you at speeds up to 55 MPH over the waters of the Laguna Madre.  More info at Osprey Cruises,, 956-761-6655.

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