If there’s one thing the Coastal Bend has in abundance, it’s a boat cruise for every occasion. With scenic coastal waters inhabited by sea life and native bird species, perusing by boat is the best avenue to sit back, relax, enjoy the salty breeze and explore all our waters have to offer on one of several Corpus Christi boat tours.
For Summer Date Night
Sunset Sail Charters
Join Captain Dave with Sunset Sail Charters for a sunset sail complete with beverages, snacks and a dolphin sighting or two. Feel the wind in your hair as you relax and take in the sea air on this leisurely sailboat cruise around Corpus Christi Bay. For a resident of the Coastal Bend, it doesn’t get much better than a date night on the water!
For the Coastal Bend Newcomer
SV Seraphim Charters
Hop aboard this 1979 Hardin Voyager and take a tour around the bay waters of Downtown Corpus Christi with SV Seraphim Charters. Coastal Bend native and USCG Master Licensed Captain Miles will give you a tour of the marina, the Lexington and the Selena Memorial with a history lesson for each landmark. This cruise is perfect for the Coastal Bend newcomer looking to learn more about the sparkling city by the sea.
For the Kiddos
Scarlet Lady Dolphin Adventure
Hop on board the Scarlet Lady Dolphin Adventure boat and cruise through the waters of the Lydia Ann Channel. It’s built for comfort and excitement, so sit back, relax and enjoy a beverage from the full bar while the kids stay on dolphin watch. Scarlet Lady hosts tours twice during the day in addition to sunset tours and private charters. Regardless of the time of day, dolphin sightings and breathtaking views are guaranteed.
For the History Buff
Join Captain Chad with Bluewater Excursions for a sunset cruise around Port Aransas. The spacious 36-foot catamaran will take you and five other guests around the jetties and ship channel for dolphin sightings and a history lesson from the captain himself. Witness the sunset while cruising around the channel and sail past the Lydia Ann Lighthouse for a nice photo op.
For the Social Butterfly
Texas Tease Yacht Charters
Come aboard Corpus Christi’s largest party yacht, Texas Tease Yacht Charters, for a night out like no other. Experience live music, a full bar and food options during your 2-hour cruise around Corpus Christi Bay. Enjoy bay views from the climate-controlled first deck and open-air upper deck. Set sail from the People’s Street T-head, join the party and leave your troubles at the dock!
For the Family
Salt Devil Cruises
Whether family is in town visiting or you want to take the kids for a day out on the water, Salt Devil Cruises has you covered with luxury tritoon cruises. Salt Devil specializes in private, luxury cruises around Port Aransas for sightseeing, celebrating a special occasion or just enjoying time on the water with loved ones on the sun deck while dolphins swim by.
For the Girls’ Day Out
Sail Wild 45
Set sail around Port Aransas on a luxury catamaran with Sail Wild 45. Complete with a bow net for sunbathing, lounging and watching sea life swim by, parties of six get the boat to themselves — just be sure to bring your drinks, snacks, small coolers and lots of sunscreen. Whether at anchor and swimming or sailing offshore, this catamaran is the ideal vessel for enjoying a day out with the girls.
For the Nature Lover
Rockport Birding & Kayak Adventure
For those fascinated by all the species inhabiting our coastal lands, a cruise with Rockport Birding & Kayak Adventure is for you. Not your average boat cruise, Captain Tommy Moore has been leading nature tours around the Rockport area for 20 years. Take in the serene, wildlife-filled surroundings on a dolphin or sunset cruise around Aransas Bay this summer and learn about the native species and habitats around the area.