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South Padre Island Boat Rentals (956-408-0441) lets you enjoy a wide variety of boating adventures without owning a boat.

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For People who love fishing and outdoors, It is the first Boat Club offered in the Laguna Madre. Space is limited!

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No boat? No problem. South Padre Island Boat Rentals lets you enjoy a wide variety of boating adventures—from fishing to cruising to sailing or watersports—without owning a boat. They’re a great way to try different boats.

Shallow Sport 21′

Best all-around fishing machine: The Sport takes on rougher water with an unbelievably comfortable and dry ride. Hands down, the Sport is our most popular model for guides and seasoned anglers.

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Our Over Water Experience

The Sport model shares the original Quadrahedral Double Tunnel Design as the Classic with added 12” gunwales. The Sport line up is a long time fishing guide favorite and the sides still accommodate wade fisherman and easy netting and releasing of big fish. Your’s will track straight and true allowing you and your team to stalk your targeted areas.

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Mrs. Texas Sportsman Cindy Rodriguez takes you out on an action-packed fishing trip to South Texas’s Laguna Madre!

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For People who want to get the most out of the Salt Life and South Padre Island, we offer the first Boat Club that lets you take advantage of both without having to own a boat.


Upcoming Excursions

Memorial Day Weekend - Labor Day Weekend

Dolphin Watch

  • Have a blast finding dolphins on a brand new luxury Bennington Pontoon!
  • Morning Session 7am-10am
  • Afternoon Session 3pm-6pm
  • Ask for a Boat Captain to do all the driving for you!
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Fireworks Cruise

  • Enjoy watching the fireworks from the water on a brand new luxury Bennington Pontoon!
  • Stop at a Bayside restaurant and have dinner first!
  • Enjoy a slow cruise back to the dock!
  • Ask for a Boat Captain do all the driving for you!
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What you get!

Packages Include

  • All required USCG approved safety equipment
    Lifejackets for as many passengers onboard • Anchor rope and lead chain • Throw floatation cushion • Flares • Horn • Fire Extinguisher
  • Ice
    Bagged ice available • All Shallow Sport Boats have coolers • Cooler available upon request for Pontoons
  • Boat Captain
    Available upon request for a fee
  • Fishing Gear
    Available for purchase in SaltLife Store
  • Music
    All Bennington Pontoons have a radio w/speakers and USB ports • Bluetooth speakers available for purchase in SaltLife store
  • Can we help with your overwater activity?
    Let's make it happen! Please let us know what you have in mind and we will assist in making it happen