Hop aboard the Seagull II for a historic harbor tour & dolphin watch in Galveston

Photo courtesy of Galveston Historical Foundation
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Cruise around Galveston’s harbor on a sight-seeing tour and spot dolphins while riding aboard the Seagull II on a Historic Harbor Tour and Dolphin Watch, available daily in Galveston.

From aboard the Seagull II, Texas Seaport Museum’s 50-foot, twin engine motor vessel, the Galveston Historical Foundation presents daily, one-hour tours of the historic harbor, guiding riders’ attention to a variety of historic sites and delightful dolphins in the waters surrounding Galveston.

While aboard, you’ll hear from fully licensed and knowledgeable operators who will share the harbor’s history and folklore. You can also expect close-up encounters with big ships, dolphins, and seabirds throughout your time on the water.

Built specifically for sight-seeing and educational excursions, the Seagull II is stable, sheltered, and certified by the U.S. Coast Guard. The boat features a covered main deck, as well as an open upper deck with panoramic views of the water and sky.

Click here for more information about historic harbor tours in Galveston.

Photo courtesy of Galveston TV

Booking time on the Seagull II

Looking for somewhere special to celebrate your next birthday, office get-together, or other event? The Seagull II is also available for private charters, offering water-bound guests a unique atmosphere, ever-changing scenery, romantic sunsets, and dolphin sightings for a memorable venue suitable to any occasion. 

With nearly two centuries of history around Galveston, historic harbor tours also make for an interesting and educational field trip. Classrooms can learn about the Civil War Battle of Galveston, the restored 1877 sailing vessel ELISSA, or tour the harbor with a marine biologist for focused tours that includes hands-on laboratory opportunities.

Click here for more information about booking your time on the Seagull II.

About Galveston Historical Foundation 

Formed in 1954 from the merger of Galveston Historical Society with a new organization, Galveston Historical Foundation has since served as a non-profit entity devoted to historic preservation and history in Galveston County.

Over the last sixty years, Galveston Historical Foundation has expanded its mission to encompass community redevelopment, historic preservation advocacy, maritime preservation, coastal resiliency and stewardship of historic properties.

Click here to learn more about Galveston Historical Foundation and its mission.

Historic Harbor Tour & Dolphin Watch in Galveston

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