Galveston Harbor Tours

See Galveston Harbor up close aboard the Seagull II, a covered 50-foot twin-engine motor vessel. Groups will gain a new perspective on Galveston Bay and the historic Port of Galveston as they watch the wide variety of birds, marine life, and human activity at work in the bay. Tours are narrated by knowledgeable guides that discuss the history of the bay and the many kinds of birds, fish, and even dolphins that can frequently be seen in the area. The upper deck offers unbroken, panoramic views of the area. Soft drinks and bottled water can be purchased onboard.
 
Contact Info
Address: Texas Seaport Museum, 2200 Harborside Drive, Galveston, TX 77550. Galveston County. Tel: 409-765-8687. Website: www.galveston.com/harbortours. Hrs: Vary by season, see website.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1 hour. Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Environmental Studies, Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Environmental Science, Social Studies.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

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