For the 2016 season, NO TOURS WILL BE OFFERED DUE TO ROAD CONSTRUCTION.
The refuge's kayak tour season is June - August. 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.