10 REASONS THE RGV REEF IS IMPORTANT

The RGV Reef is a man-made reef located about 13 miles northeast of the South Padre Island jetties in the Gulf of Mexico. Friends of RGV Reef is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating and maintaining fish habitats. For more information visit rgvreef.org. RGV Reef was created to support the life stages of the Red Snapper. Once that is established, the reef becomes a destination for a wide variety of marine life including sea turtles, dolphins, and a multitude of fish – large and small. The reef is 1,650 acres, accommodating the first industrial-scale reef fishery in the Gulf. It restores lost nursery reef, therefore it contributes to boosting the [...]

2023-05-01T11:55:17-05:00November 2, 2022|Eco Tour|0 Comments

10 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT LAGUNA MADRE DOLPHINS

Bottlenose dolphins are indigenous to the Laguna Madre – the body of water located between mainland Texas and South Padre Island. They are friendly, often riding the waves created by Breakaway Cruises dolphin watch and eco-tour boats. Here are some interesting facts about our friends of the Laguna Madre:The dolphins species that calls the Laguna Madre ‘home’ are known as bottlenose dolphins.Bottlenose dolphins can stay submerged up to 20 minutes.They love sandy water because it helps conceal them while hunting preyThey have up to 100 teeth, but typically swallow fish whole.As they age their teeth wear out and they are unable to eat.They are very vocal! Dolphins make a lot [...]

2023-05-01T11:55:31-05:00October 18, 2022|Dolphin Tour|0 Comments

WHAT TO KNOW BEFORE YOU RIDE A JET SKI WITH BREAKAWAY CRUISES

>Sometimes you need that surge of excitement after weeks of the same old routine, and the perfect way to get that rush is to ride across the waves in a sleek and stylish jet ski! Feel the water splash across your face as the adrenaline runs through your body, and you dash from wake to wake. Breakaway Cruises wants to give you the opportunity to make this fantasy a reality as we offer the best jet ski rentals in all of South Padre Island. Come see the beautiful Laguna Madre up close and personal, and have the vacation of a lifetime! Don’t know how to ride a jet ski? [...]

2023-05-01T11:55:04-05:00March 14, 2022|Rent A Jet Ski|0 Comments
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