Things to do in Galveston

War Bird Rides.

For things to do in Galveston it’s hard to outclass this.

Flying in these is a thrilling experience.

War Bird Rides: 409-740-7722 

lsfm.org

Rreservations: 888-FLY-LSFM



Island Flight:

Cessna 172 Island Flight: Just call. If he’s not busy often you can leave right away!

Last check it was about $150.00 for three people. Flight last’s about 45-60 minutes.

Contact: Chuck Lince: 409-771-6904


Helicopter Tours:

Paradigm helicopters: 1-877-345-8687


Skydive:

First Skydive: This is one of the wilder things to do in Galveston! Who will go all the way?

1-800-913-4627/ galvestonskydiving.com /


       Outdoor Action and Fun

NEW - Galveston Go Karts and Fun Center

Wow what a cool place and it’s inexpensive! It’s great family fun because children as young as 3 years old can ride. Kids 4 ft. 6 inches inches tall can drive- watch out! There are single seat and two seat Go Karts. There are plenty of them at the Galveston Go Kart and Fun Center so you don’t have wait long to get your motor running.

  • Cost: $10.00
  • Length of ride: 8 laps about 2 miles
  • Special clothing: Shoes required
  • Children: Age 3 and up
  • Drivers: 57 inches - 4 ft. 6 inches tall and up
  • Payments: Cash, Credit Card
  • Sunday through Friday: 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
  • Friday and Saturday: 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM

 

Galveston Go Kart and Fun Center

9500 Seawall BLVD

 409-740-6878



Bungee Jump

409-741-2786 / 9030 Seawall BLVD.


Batting Cages:

Between Bungee Jump and Magic Golf.

409-457-9040



Miniature Golf:

Magic Golf:  9030 Seawall BLVD.

309-740-2000




Golfing:

Moody Gardens, 1700 Sydnor Ln,

409- 683-4653 / moodygardensgolf.com


Learn to Scuba Dive:

409-621-2010 / islanddiversgalveston.com


Scuba Dive Flower Gardens:

409-621-2010 / flingcharters.com /

islanddiversgalveston.com /


Ride a horse on the beach.

For reservations call: 409-457-1465

web site: galvestonhorsebackriding.com


Bicycle Rentals:

All along Seawall BLVD.


Pleasure Pier:

its 1150 feet long, has carnival rides, roller coaster and plenty of great food to keep you going:

855-789-7437 / pleasurepier.com /



For Galveston things to do it's the biggest and newest!



          Tours on the Island








Almost two dozen different tours on Galveston Island.



         Education and Fun








Moody’s Pyramids:

Aquarium, Rain Forest, and Discovery.


Galveston Island State Park:

camp, bird watch, hike and canoe:

state.tx.us/state-parks/galveston-island


Big Reef Nature Park:

Boddecker Drive and East Beach: this is a mile and a half trail offering scenery and bird watching.



NOAA Fisheries Turtle Tour: This is a great place to learn about Galveston Island Wildlife. These are free tours.

http://www.galvestonlab.sefsc.noaa.gov/seaturtles/FAQ/
409-766-3500  / 4700 Avenue U


Sanctuary may host seaside chats:

Calendar of events:

flowergarden.noaa.gov/welcome.html


Volunteer Activities:

for the Flower Gardens:

flowergarden.noaa.gov/welcome.html


Volunteer for Elissa:

volunteer and become a crew member.

409-763-1877



UTMB Medical College

utmb.edu.com

Shark Camp:

Adventure in Marine Biology; Ocean Careers Awareness; and many others:

tamug.edu/seacamp/




      Things To Do In Galveston On the water










NEW - Para Sailing:

Caribbean Breeze Para Sailing,

409-740-0400 / 1723 61st St., 


 

Boat Rental:

Caribbean Breeze,

409-740-0400 / 1723 61st St.,


Sailing:

Learn to Sail-Lets Go Sailing: 

lets-go-sailing.net  


Surf a tankers wake:

Tanker Surf Charter, Captain James Fulbright.


2223 37th Street /
james@tankersurfcharters.com


There's some pretty wild things to do in Galveston huh?



                           Dinner Cruise

Colonel Paddlewheel, Moody Gardens Resort.


1-800-582-4673 / moodygardens.com /





                Deep Sea Fishing


There’s no shortage of these things to do in Galveston.


409-692-3474 / 715  N. Holiday Drive,


409-692-3474 / texasdeepseacharters.com


409-762-8808 / galvestonfishingboats.com


713-223-4853 / galvestongulffishing.com


Party Boat, Galveston Party Boat fun fishing or charter service.

 409-763-5423 / galvestonpartyboatsinc.com



                           Pier Fishing


Pier Fishing:

Jimmy’s on the Pier and Restaurant:

409-974-4383 / 9001 Seawall BLVD.

galvestonfishingpier.com 



Pier fishing gives everyone a chance to some fun. Some have reeled in the big one!

 

Fishing license is required. Wall Mart has a day license, about $11.00. Rod rental and bait is around $20.00. There is a forty dollar deposit on the rod. 



Pier Fishing 61 St. Pier:

6101 Seawall BLVD.

409-744-8365







Seawolf Park Fishing Pier:

Seawolf Park,

409-797-5114






                Galveston Resorts

Moody Gardens:  800-582-4673

San Luis: 866-365-9867

Galvez: 1-409-765-7721

Holiday Inn Club Vacations Beach Resort: 888 465 4329


Galveston on the Gulf Resort: 409-737-2339

Victorian Condo Hotel Resort: 877-802-7303

Holiday Inn Sun Spree: 409-762-4141



                     Athletic Events

5i50 Triathlon:

general inquires:

bill@pem-la.com


2013 Memorial Herman Iron Man:

general inquiries:

70.3 Texas: texas 70.3@ironman.com


The Toughest 10K:

toughest10kgalveston.org/


Galveston Sand Crab 5K and 10K Night Time Beach Run:

runintexas.com/galveston


Santa Hustle:

5K:events@adrenalinesportsmanagment.com




                      Romance

Beach weddings:

all inclusive wedding services:

409-497-4477 / 409-443-4701 /




B & B review all seven on Galveston:

galvestonbedandbreakfast.com



    Around the downtown Piers


Catch of the day:

Travel down to docks. Just past Joe’s Crab Shack is where the local fishing boats sell their days catch. Stop in and see what the deals are.





       Baywatch Dolphin Tour


Baywatch Dolphin Tours:

The boat leaves every hour. Arrive early and get your seat!

7 days a week, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

832-859-4557 / 2101 Harborside




     Pirate Legends of the Gulf



This makes a good time for the kids. Mock sword fights, tattoos, exhibits and more . Tailored for kids.

This is next door to Fudruckers restaurant.


409-762-6677 / 2313 Harborside Dr.



                    Wine Tasting










D’Vine Wine of Galveston:

The only Winery on the island. It offers daily wine tasting, unique gifts and wine accessories. There is a cool waterfall in the back! Perfect and unique for things to do in Galveston.

409-539-5784 / 2110 Strand St.



                           Movies


Pier 21 Theater:

Films covering: The Great Storm, Pirate Island, and Ellis Island of the South.


409-763-8808 / 2100 Harborside Drive.











Ah it's good to kick back and enjoy a movie:

Galveston Premiere Cinema 11

8902 Seawall Blvd.


Movie Hotline: (409) 741-1700
Box Office: (409) 741-160S0



Grand Opera:

Box Office hours and show times: thegrand.com


800-821-1894 / 2020 Postoffice Street

 

La Kings Confectionery:

With its old time atmosphere it is love at first bite. It's old time charm and confectionery at its best.


409-672-6100 / 2323 Strand Street


 

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