Tue, Feb 06|
South Padre Island Birding Nature Center
WWE Laguna Atascosa NWR Steve Thompson Wildlife Trail Tour - 1
Join us on a south Texas wildlife safari through the scenic Steve Thompson Wildlife Drive of Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge!
Time & Location
Feb 06, 2024, 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM
South Padre Island Birding Nature Center, 6801 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597, USA
About the Event
This special and unique guided bus tour takes you through some of the most beautiful landscapes Lower South Texas has to offer. A hidden treasure due to it's locality and vehicle restrictions, the Steve Thompson Wildlife Drive of the Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge will take you along the shores of the Laguna Madre, coastal prairie, unique coastal Lomas, and along freshwater wetlands filled with wintering waterfowl and resident wildlife. The diversity of habitats the tour will go through creates a perfect opportunity for the enthusiastic birder and nature photographer where one might see incredible wildlife like; Nilgai, White-tailed Deer, Javelinas, and of course Rio Grande Valley specialty birds like; Green Jays, Great Kiskadee, Altamira Oriole, Crested Caracara, White-Tailed Hawks and the special to the refuge, Aplomado Falcons just to name a few. The tour will include complimentary drinks and pastries! Bringing your own lunch or snacks is encouraged. This tour is made possible in partnership with Captain Henry's Charters.
The tour makes stops along the tour road to allow the opportunity to get off the bus and observe wildlife.
There is a restroom along the tour road that we will be stopping at twice. The tour can also stop at public restrooms along the way if need be.
The tour will go out rain or shine, in the event of extremely bad weather the tour will be rescheduled for Tuesday, Feb 13th.
Binoculars will be available to borrow during this tour.
Birding tour leaves from and returns to the South Padre Island Birding & Nature Center.
Cancellations must be done 4 days in advance for a 50% refund
- Ticket type
WWE Laguna Atascosa NWR STWDPrice$80.00
+$2.00 service fee+$2.00 service fee