LOCAL EXPERIENCES

VENDOR / WEBSITE

ACTIVITY

CONTACT

PRICES

HORSEBACK RIDING

Horses on the Beach

Horseback riding on the beach

Brennan

(361) 949-4944

1 hour $45, 1.5 hours $65

WATER SPORTS / BEACH

Port Aransas Watertime

Beginner & Advanced Kiteboarding Lessons

Group Lessons: 2-5 People

Mike (361) 332-9031

3 hours $210, min 2 hours $70/hour

$210/3-hour lesson 1st person

1/2 price for 2nd person

$315/2-person lesson

Wind & Wave

Surfboard, Kayak, & SUP Rentals

Nathan/ Frank

(361) 937-9283

Surfboard $25 day

Kayak $50, Kayak 2-seater $60

SUP $50 day

Schlitterbaun Waterpark

Amusement Park; Kids/Adults

All day gen. admission $39.99

All day child/senior $27.99

Two-day gen. admission $67.99

Two-day child/Senior $51.99

Hurricane Alley

Amusement Park Kids& Adults

Dive in Movie Tuesdays

Gen. admission $20+tax

Under 48” tall: $15+tax, Children under 2 free

Seniors 55 and up: $15

Twilight after 3 pm: $13+tax

Woodys Sports Center

Fishing Tournaments

(361) 749-6969

Pricing varies seasonal/tourney

Dolphin Watch Tours

$30 adult, $20 kids (12 and under)

Jet Ski Boat

$30 person, 2 and under free

Battle with the Pirates Lydia Adventure Tour

$30 adults, $20 kids, 2 and under free

Parasailing

$86.51 single, $81.09 doubles,
$75.68 triples

Fishermans Wharf

Scat cat—large fishing boat goes out 15 miles AC/concessions (Beer, soda, snacks)

(361) 749-5760

$70 for fishing/$35 ride

Dolphin Watch cruises — bring your own dinner and wine

$25 adults, $15 kids

Port A H2O

Surf lessons

(361) 332-9031

Depends on experience/group size

Mike Wagner

Paddle Board & Kiteboarding lessons

Port A Parasail

Parasailing

$79 single, must be 150 lbs.

$74/person doubles

3+$69/person, photos +$25, Observers $35

Chute ‘em up Parasailing

Parasailing

(361) 774-5792

Boardhouse

Surfboards, Skateboards, Rentals

(361) 749-3100

$25 and up

Sandcastle Lessons

Mark: mark@sandrum.com, (361) 290.0414

GOLF

Palmilla Beach Golf Club

Golf

(361) 749-4653

$69-$89 inc. Green fee & cart

Schlitterbaun Golf Club

Golf (9 holes)

(361) 589-4200

$20+tax weekday inc. golf cart

$25+tax weekend inc. golf cart

GOLF CART/ BIKE RENTALS

Top Deck Golf Carts

Golf Cart Rentals

(361) 217-0702

$123-131 /day

Bike Rentals

Bikes - $45 per day

FISHING /BOATING

Texas Charter Fleet

Offshore private fishing tours

Tall Dave - Preferred Guides

(361) 774-9998

Bay fishing $450

Charters $4500-$6500

Corpus Christi Bay Charters

Bay fishing

Captain Alan White (361) 443-9792

Baylie Reef Charters

Ingleside on the Bay/Port Aransas

Captain Steven Dolejsi (361) 229-2778

Hot Spot Fishing Charters

Full or Half-Day Charters Offshore

Captain Arthur Serrano (512) 748-4857

Island Boy Charters

Bay Charters

Captain Pete Arzola (361) 813-2714

Bar None Charters

Bay Charters/Duck hunting

Captain Shayne Leach (832) 248-8139

Roys Bait and Tackle

Fishing licenses, Gear

(361) 992-2960

Academy

Fishing Licenses, Gear

(361) 777-4120

Port A Outfitters

Fishing Tackle and Vending

(361) 749-3474

Prices vary

Fish Port Aransas

Gulf or Bay fishing

(361) 749-5223

Deep Sea Headquarters

Party boats, private charters 1-6, guides

(361) 749-5597

Dolphin Dock

Fishing from 1-100 private or Company charters

(361) 749-4188

Fishermans Wharf

Party boats, anglers, fishing 4-12 hour trips, 1-6 people

(361) 749-5448


Kohootz

Boat tour

(361) 779-3188

Adults $8, Senior $6, Military $6, Children (3-12) $3, 3&under free

MUSIC / PERFORMING ARTS

Glynn Garcia Music Services

Muscian for hire

(361) 548-2751 glynngtx@yahoo.com


William Powell

Performer

(361) 853-0743
(361) 443-5004


Port A Community Theater

Music, Culture, Country, Stage

(361) 749-6036

SITE SEEING / EDUCATIONAL

The Lydia Lighthouse

Historic site, Site seeing

The Jetties

Site seeing

The Tarpon Inn

Historic site, Site seeing

(361) 749-5555

U of T Marine Science Institute

Educational

(361) 749-6711

The Port Aransas Museum

Educational

(361) 749-3800

Farley Boat Works

Historic site

(361) 549-6328

Little Chapel on the Dunes

Historic Site

The Last Boat

Historic site


Botanical Gardens

Educational, nature center

(361) 852-2100

Art Center Port Aransas

Educational, creative activities

(361) 749-7334

Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Ctr.

Bird watching,

Private charters; booked far in advance

(361) 749-4111

Birding on the Boardwalk

Bird watching, nature tour

(361) 749-4158

Kingfish, Redfish, Shark snapper, Trout, Pricing varies

Joan & Scott Holt Paradise Pond Birding Center

Bird watching

(361) 749-3030

Reserve in advance, prices vary

Wetland Overlook

Bird watching

(361) 749-3030

Free

South Jetty/ I.B. Magee Beach Park

Bird watching

(361) 749-3030

Guided tour every Wednesday, weather permitting

Lynn Gavit Marsh Bird Exhibit

Bird watching

(361) 749-3030

100 species of birds frequent

Texas State Aquarium

Educational

(361) 888-1200

Part of Discover Port Aransas Parks and Recreation Department

USS Lexington Museum

Educational, historical

(361) 888-4873

$25.05 /person, prices seasonal

Texas Surf Museum

Educational, historical

(361) 882-2364

King Ranch Museum

Education, historical

(361) 595-1881

$1 and up

King Ranch Visitor Center

Education, historical

(361) 592-8055

$1 and up

Texas Maritime Museum

Education, historical

(361) 729-1271

Adults 7 +tax, Seniors $6 +tax, Military & Students with ID $4 +tax, 4 and under free

Port Aransas Museum

Education, historical

(361) 749-3800

Adults $6, $4 five and under

Roberts Point Park

Site seeing, Fishing, Picnic pavilion

Free

JP Luby Fishing Pier

Free

SPORTS EVENTS

Corpus Christi Ice-Rays

Professional Ice Hockey Team

(361) 814-7825

Adults (13+) $22.95, Senior (65+) $20.95, Military $29.95, Child $16.95, Parking $5

Corpus Christi Hooks

Minor League Baseball

(361) 561-4665

$1 and up

PORT ARANSAS RESTAURANTS

Lisabellas

Fine dining reservation only

Closed Sundays & Mondays

(361) 749-4222

Beach & Station Street Grill

Lunch/Dinner

(361) 749-2303

Reservations not required

Venetian Hot Plate

Dinner only

Closed Sundays & Mondays

(361) 749-7617

Moby Dicks

Lunch/Dinner

Closed Mondays

(361) 749-9447

Black Marlin Bar & Grill

Lunch

Open 7 days a week

(361) 749-4653

Seafood and Spaghetti Works

Lunch/Dinner

(361) 749-5666

Reservations not required

Castaways Seafood and Grill

Lunch/Dinner

(361) 749-5394

Reservations not required

Roosevelts at the Tarpon Inn

Dinner only

(361) 749-1540

Reservations required

Port A Pizzaria

Pizza delivery/Buffet

(361) 749-5226

Kodys Restaurant & Bar

Lunch

Closed Mondays & Tuesdays

(361) 749-5226

Reservations not required

The Phoenix

Lunch/Dinner

(361) 749-9277

Reservations recommended

Shells

Lunch/Dinner

Closed Tuesdays

(361) 749-7621

Reservations recommended

MacDaddy’s Family Kitchen

Lunch/Dinner

Closed Wednesday

(361) 749-2271

Reservations not required

Virginias on the Bay

Lunch/Dinner

Open 7 days

(361) 749-4088

Does not take reservations

Trout Street

Lunch/Dinner

(361) 749-7800

Liberty Hall

Dinner

(361) 749-4888

Fins

Lunch/Dinner

(361) 749-8646

IN HOME, CHEF-PREPARED MEALS

Legacy Ventures

Matt Youhess

(716) 560-5579

TRANSPORTATION

Gulf Coast Taxi

Taxi Service

(361) 749-0850

Distance Brothers Transportation

Shuttle buses, Valet, Parking lot maintenance

(361) 946-2767

DAY SPA/ MASSAGE

Message in a Bottle

In home custom massage and body treatments

Terry Woolard, L.M.T. (361) 903-8730

Balinese Day Spa

Facials/Pedi/Mani/Massage

Closed Sundays & Mondays

(361) 749-0003

BABY SITTING SERVICES

Port A Sitters

Babysitting

(361) 688-3997, Ginny Moss

PHOTOGRAPHY

Shannon Lafayette

Mini photo sessions Beach/Bay 30 minutes, 20 digital files delivered within 48 hours

(512) 925-2975

Heidi Rae

Weddings, Portaits, Events


Shelia Louise

shelialouisephotography.com

Beach, Family, Small beach weddings

(210) 833-2657

Juliana Rose

Photo sessions

(918) 640-7475

Photography by Natalie

Beach family portraits

(830) 537-8170

YOGA

Derek Drozd

(210) 218.1044, derekmdrozd@gmail.com

CIGARS

Garrett J. Smith

Garrett Smith, garrett8844@yahoo.com