Guided Tours

Enjoy the beautiful bird life of South Padre Island on a nice and easy morning stroll on our boardwalk through stunning tidal wetlands along the Laguna Madre as well as a unique to the island freshwater oasis with our Naturalists Educators as your guide. A great diversity of birds are seen on the wetlands during the fall and winter seasons which include all of our favorite resident coastal specialties such as Roseate Spoonbill, Reddish Egret, Clapper Rail, Brown Pelican, Black Skimmer, as well as migratory passerby and wintering shorebirds, birds of prey, and songbirds! Start the day with the best of nature on South Padre Island. 


For your safety, the tours are limited to 10 participants through registration (register below) and the use of masks are required through the tour. Sanitized binoculars are loaned during the tour. 


Birding Tours at this time are limited to students above 13 years of age, adults, and seniors.


General Admission will be paid separately upon arrival to the birding and nature center. 

Adults: $8

Students 13-18 yrs & Seniors 55+ : $7

Guided Birding Tours

Black Skimmer

Reddish Egret

Clapper Rail

Scarlet Tanager

South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center 6801 Padre Boulevard, South Padre Island, TX 78597 call 956-761-6801.

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