Aransas Bay Adventures

Capt. Kevin Sims

Rockport, Texas

Ph: 361-790-3746          E-mail Us

 

Best Whooping Crane &

Birding Tours in Texas!

 

The "Jack Flash" is powered by an "ecologically friendly" 4 stroke Honda Outboard and has an indoor cabin for your comfort.  Bring your favorite snacks and beverages, and dress appropriately for the weather.  These tours are all about your time...no set schedules and small groups.

 

Photo Copyright: Mike Sloat

Seeing Aransas National Wildlife Refuge and nearby Matagorda Island by boat is an adventure that will show you wildlife... in the air, on the land and in the water!

Photo Copyright: Mike Sloat

 

See Many Birds:

Geese: Snow, Blue, Speckled Belly, Lesser Canada, and Ross
Ducks: Pintail, Redhead, Teal
Cranes: Whoopers &  Sandhill 


Also See: Egrets, Herons, Shorebirds, Raptors, Pelicans, Great Blue Herons, Roseate Spoonbills, Magnificent Frigate Birds, American Oystercatchers,  Osprey, Curlews, and a variety of terns and gulls,  White Ibis, Skimmers, Yellow-Crowned Night Herons,  American Avocets, Stilts, and Crested Caracaras.

 

SEE MORE BIRD & NATURE

PHOTOS! CLICK HERE!

 

 

 

NEW BAY FISHING SERVICE!

That's right!  We are now offering 1/2-day and full-day fishing trips!  Ask the Captain for Details!! 

 

Watch the Wildlife:

Dolphins, crabs, butterflies, fox,

deer, bobcats, javelina,

raccoons, and alligators.

 

Thank your for your visit and we hope to hear from you soon. Enjoy your stay in Rockport - Fulton...one of Texas' best kept secrets for it's pristine beaches, warm and friendly people and of course...

the Whooping Cranes!

 

 

 

Come see the Whooping Cranes! 

Step aboard the Jack Flash,

a customized boat with 2 decks!

 

Whooping Cranes winter at the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) each year.  These beautiful, incredible and one-of-a kind creatures arrive at the ANWR starting in mid-October and then depart for their Canadian home around the 1st of April each year.

 

Photo Copyright: Mike Sloat

 

GET READY FOR OUR

SPRING ROOKERY TOURS!

 

PHOTO WORKSHOPS AVAILABLE!

 

Rockport, Texas is located in Aransas County carries the distinction of having the second highest species count in the National Wildlife Refuge System with 392 species recorded.

See more birds by boat than a week on land!

 

Photo Copyright: Mike Sloat

 

Photographers from all over the world come on tours with Capt. Sims to take hundreds of photos each year.  You'll see plenty of other birds and wildlife along the way and while anchored in the marshes where the Whooping Crane dine on their favorite food....Blue Crabs.

 

Whooping Crane Tour Rates:

Aransas Bay Adventures offers custom tours for your group. If you are interested in sharing a charter please visit our Shared Charters page!  The tour cost is $450.00 for the first four guests and $25.00 for each additional guest. The Jack Flash can accommodate a maximum of six passengers. This is for the boat not per person. The trip will last a minimum of four hours and will probably go six hours.
Capacity is 6 people plus the captain.

DISCOUNTS FOR MULTIPLE-DAY TOURS

AND WORKSHOP GUIDES!

Tours depart from the Sea Gun Marina, 10-minutes from Rockport. 

 

Attention Photographers:

Bring your camera gear and tripods for an

unforgettable, photographic journey!

 

TOUR THE LIGHTHOUSE LAKES!

THIS FALL WE'LL BE TAKING OUR CUSTOMER TO THE BEAUTIFUL MANGROVES FOR SPECIAL BIRDING, NATURE, PHOTOGRAPHY AND DOLPHIN WATCHING TOURS! 

CALL FOR RATES AND TO RESERVE!

 

Reserve Your Trip:

A trip deposit is required: $150

We accept Check, Cash and Money Orders

and the following credit cards:

PLEASE CALL WHEN RESERVING

VIA CREDIT CARD.

(Note: .04% additional charge for credit card transactions. )
If paying my check, make check payable to:

Aransas Bay Adventures

CALL THE CAPTAIN FOR THE MAILING ADDRESS

SO HE'LL KNOW THAT YOU ARE RESERVING VIA THIS METHOD OF PAYMENT!

 

Deposits are refundable if a charter is canceled by you with minimum of 10 days notice.  Deposits will be refunded in full to you if Aransas Bay Adventures cancels due to weather or equipment failures.

As the weatherman is frequently wrong, {especially on the 7-10 day forecast} Aransas Bay Adventures has the final say on weather cancellations.

SEE THE ONLINE CALENDAR NOW!

Call to Reserve Your Whooping Crane and

Nature Photographic Adventure Today!

Aransas Bay Adventures

Ph: 361-790-3746

E-mail Us

 

 

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