Things to do in Port Aransas

Port Aransas in Nueces County, Texas is a small vacation beach and fishing town with about 3,480 local residents. The town sits on Mustang Island, one of the longest barrier islands along the Texas coast. Corpus Christi Bay and the Gulf of Mexico surround the town. All kinds of things to do.

Play a round at Palmilla Beach Golf Club

Play a round at Palmilla Beach Golf Club

An Arnold Palmer oceanside masterpiece, Palmilla Beach Golf Club is the centerpiece of a masterplanned resort community located on historic Mustang Island in the vintage fishing town of Port Aransas, Texas.
Location: 258 Snapdragon, Port Aransas, TX 78373
Phone: (361) 749.4653
Red Dragon Pirate Cruise

Red Dragon Pirate Cruise

Donít miss out on one of the most popular entertainment activities here in Port Aransas, the Red Dragon Pirate Ship. Come aboard the Red Dragon Pirate Ship for an authentic, fun-filled, interactive show put on by a group of scallywags. This is great entertainment for your family, friends, all ages, but most loved by the kiddos as they will be asked to participate in the show and shoot water pistols. Be prepared to get wet, but at least you wonít be asked to walk the plank!
Location: 440 W Cotter Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373
Phone: (361) 749.2469
Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center

Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center

Get up close with the local wildlife. The raised boardwalk takes you out to observe birds, alligators and fish in their natural habitat. Free tours offered by Nan, a local favorite, every Wednesday.
Location: Ross Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373
Phone: 361) 749.4111
Fly a kite

Fly a kite

The Fly It Port A Kit Shop sells unique kites and other fun flying toys to enjoy on the beach.
Location: 405 W. Ave G
Phone: (361) 749.4190