Island-Adventure

Area Guide to Fun Activities in Port Aransas

Looking for activities in the Area, below is a guide to some of our favorite Island attractions.

Red Dragon Pirate Ship

Come aboard this interactive swashbuckling pirate ship as you sail the high seas of the Aransas Bay. This adventure is fun for the whole family. The Red Dragon cruise includes swordfighting, pistol duels and even some buried treasure! Don't forget to keep your eyes on the lookout for dolphins! We recommend reservations and make sure to arrive 30 minutes early to enjoy the preshow. Refreshments are available for adults and children. Prepare to set sail from Deep Sea Headquarters for an experience you won't soon forget!

Hours:

Open 7 Days a week 10 am - 6 pm

 

 

 

 

Texas State Aquarium

Your admission to the Texas State Aquarium invites you to engage and encounter more than 460 species. Educational presentations are held approximately every half-hour. Come enjoy a hands on experience of coastal underwater life. The mission of The Texas State Aquarium is to engage people with animals, inspire appreciation for our seas, and support wildlife conservation. This adventure is Fun for the whole family!

Hours:

Monday - Sunday    

10am–5pm

 

Texas Surf Camps

Texas Surf Camps has been the leader in Surfing in Port Aransas for over 10 years. Ages 5 to 99 welcome! Group and private lessons are offered year round. Classes and summer camps run through the summer. Professional Surf Instructors are CPR and first aid certified. Everyone is sure to have a great time learning to ride the waves.  Birthday parties and special event bookings are also available. Come learn how to surf at Texas Surf Camps!

Hours:

Upon Reservation

 

 

Skydive South Texas

The adventure of a lifetime is right here on Mustang Island. Come experience the thrill of skydiving over Port Aransas and catching a bird's eye view of the Gulf of Mexico. Land your parachute ON the beach! Photo and video packages are available.  

Hours:

Monday - Friday: By Appointment

Saturday:  9:00am - 5:00pm

Sunday: 11:00am - 5:00pm

 

 

 

 

Port A H2O

Choose your own adventure with Port A H20! They offer lessons in kiteboarding, stand up paddle boarding and surfing. If you are looking for a different experience on the water kayaks, jet skis and boat charters are available to rent. Whatever your needs may be Port A H2O has what you are looking for to make your water adventure the best! Check the website for complete details.

Hours:

Monday - Sunday   

7am–10pm

 

Chute Rm Up

Chute Em Up uses custom boats and 500 feet of line to securely lift you over the Lydia Ann Channel. Flyers will be lifted up 200-300 feet to witness breath-taking views of Port Aransas. Every flyer is lifted up in a controlled and safe manner. This is an adventure you do not want to miss! Check their website for more information as they are a seasonal business and may be closed during winter months. 

Hours:

Sunday - Thursday

9am–5pm

Friday - Saturday

9am–7pm

 

 

 

Island Motor Bikes

Island Motor Bikes will meet all of your biking needs. They offer several different variety of bikes to rent including electric, fat tire, cruisers and trikes for adults. Kids can choose from  fat tire or BMX bikes. They offer FREE DELIVERY AND PICK UP! If you are looking for a customized option they can build a Motorized Bicycle of your choice. If you are in the market to purchase they sell Motorized Bicycles and Regular Bicycles. Come on in and check out their inventory. Bicycle parts are also available for purchase.

Hours:

Monday - Sunday

 8am-8pm

 

 

Port Aransas Museum

Stop by this charming 1900's "kit" house and discover the history of Port Aransas. This museum is dedicated to preserving the history of this town and island. Some of the previous exhibits have included taming the channel and 100 years of sport fishing. On permanent display for visitors is a bell from the train that brought rocks to build the jetties. You can also see films from Port Aransas in the 1920's and 1930's along with over 12,000 photos and documents. 

Hours:

Sunday-Wednesday

Closed

Thursday-Saturday

1pm-5pm

 

 

 

Fire It! Ceramics

Come in and get in touch with your creative side! Fire It Ceramics allows you to choose a ceramic piece and have fun painting it any way you want! Next they Fire It and in 1-3 days later your masterpiece is ready to be picked up. If your item needs to be shipped they will send it to you for a small additional fee. Great fun for children, a girl's night out or team building experience. Party packages are available. 

Hours:

Sunday - Thursday

10am–6pm

Friday - Saturday

10am-8pm