The refuge's kayak tour season is June - August. For the 2015 season, tours will be offered on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.Tours depart from the visitor center at 8am and return by 1pm. Time actually spent on the water is approximately 1.5 to 2 hours, depending on group size, skills and weather conditions.We use tandem (2 people per boat), sit on top Ocean Kayaks. Participants ages 8 to 12 must each be accompanied by an adult. The minimum age for this activity is 8 years old. Groups with an odd number of participants will be paired with another participant or a guide. Advance reservations are required and can be made by calling 956-748-3607 or 3608 ext. 111. Please note the visitor center is closed on Tuesdays & Wednesdays. You may leave a message and we will return your call on Thursday.Cost: CASH OR CHECK ONLY $30 per adult and $25 for children ages 8 to 12. What Is Provided:
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Reminder: No alcoholic beverages are allowed on the refuge.
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The refuge’s location and habitat make it a haven for butterflies and moths -- and those who enjoy seeing them! October and November offer the best times to enjoy the refuge’s butterflies, a documented 130 species.