Family and Kids in South Padre Island

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in South Padre Island? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in South Padre Island, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in South Padre Island.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in South Padre Island for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Sea Turtle, Inc

    Educational Site

    It would be a wise decision to visit the world renowned Sea Turtle, Inc on a visit to the South Padre island. It is an organisation formed for the rescue, rehabilitation and release of sea turtles. It was formed in 1977 by Ila Fox Loetscher, better known as “The Turtle Lady of South Padre Island”. Sea Turtle, Inc was originally formed to aid in the protection and rehabilitation of t...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    South Padre Island Birding And Nature Center

    Educational Site

    South Padre Island is one of the leading birding hotspots in South Texas, and visitors hoping to witness extensive views of the island’s rich wetland habitats will be in for a treat on visiting the South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center. The South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center is a non-profit organization created by the Economic Development Corporation of the Town of South ...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Dolphin Research And Sea Life Nature Center

    Science Museum, Aquarium, Educational Site

    Located at Port Isabel, at the base of the bridge heading to South Padre Island, the Dolphin Research and Sea Life Nature Center is a non-profit that is out there with a mission to educate the public about the bottleneck dolphins native to the Gulf of Mexico and South Padre Island in addition to promoting public support for aquatic animals and birds in the area. They offer visitors an opportuni...Read more
  4. Amazing South Padre Island attraction for kids
    Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark

    Water Park

    A waterpark where one can enjoy the thrills of water slides while on a beach, where one can go from one ride to another without stepping out of the water, where one can while away time in the ‘lazy river’ while waiting in line for ones turn on a ride, where kids and adults can have an equally good time, well, that’s Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark for you. The Schlitterbahn Beac...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    South Padre Island Adventure Park

    Beach, Bird Watching, Games

    The South Padre Island Adventure Park is 40 acres of land spanning from the Gulf of Mexico to the Laguna Madre Bay and it provides an unmatchable adventure filled experience on the beach. One can go horseback riding, rent ATVs, spend time with animals at their petting barn or even organise parties at the park. Horseback riding along the beach and the water’s edge is one of the most memora...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in South Padre Island
    Whaling Wall

    Family and Kids

    There are several water related murals all over South Padre Island, but by far the best and the most popular one is the “Whale Wall” at the South Padre Island Convention Centre. The Whaling Wall is a magnificent mural that is spread across three sides of the convention centre’s walls from bottom to ceiling and is a breath-taking sight. The Whaling Wall is a part of the world r...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Andy Bowie Park

    Beach, Park

    As one reaches this park, one can notice that the beach is about 600 feet from the high tide line separated by a 40 foot sand dune from the RV site. In the beach area, there are 2 pavilions with a concession stand during the peak seasons, with restrooms and showers. They are a bit dated, but one must remember that this is built directly adjacent to the Gulf of Mexico, and Hurricane Alley. The R...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Queen Isabella State Fishing Pier

    Water Sport, Bird Watching

    The Queen Isabella State Fishing Pier is at the centre of a one-acre park that lies at one end of the Queen Isabella Causeway. The causeway has always been of great economic importance to South Padre Island as it is the only road connecting the island to the mainland. There are many eateries from where one can grab something to eat or drink around the pier. Tourists love visiting the pier as it...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Isla Blanca Park

    Beach, Water Sport, Picnic Spot

    Residing on the southern-most tip of South Padre Island, Isla Blanca Park is a recreational-vehicle(RV) park that stretches over a mile of clean, white beach along the Gulf of Mexico and offers abundant water front recreational facilities. The beach is a popular jetty fishing and surfing area. One can choose to enter the beach and do water based activities like surfing, snorkelling etc. or stay...Read more