Captain Murphy's Isla Tours Fishing Charters

Isla Tours & Captain Murphy's
Isla Tours & Captain Murphy's

the smiles and t shirts say it all.

Isla Tours & Captain Murphy's
Isla Tours & Captain Murphy's

Thunderbird is always fishing

Isla Tours & Captain Murphy's
Isla Tours & Captain Murphy's

Family owned Est. 1969 the same year as the Moon Landing

Isla Tours & Captain Murphy's
Isla Tours & Captain Murphy's

the smiles and t shirts say it all.


South Padre Island Activities
Dolphin Watch, Fishing Trips, Sunset Cruise
and Private Cruises


There may be a lot of fish in the sea, but there is only ONE Captain Murphy’s | ISLA TOURS.  Although we are known far and wide for our fishing, Captain Murphy’s is most famous for having  FUN! Whether you are watching dolphin, catching Red Snapper or enjoying a beautiful sunset, our helpful and knowledgeable crew will ensure you leave our boats with a smile. Call to reserve one of our South Padre Island activities today.


Deep-Sea Fishing Trips 

Bay Fishing Trips

Private Charters Too

Experience a full or half-day of deep-sea fishing with Captain Murphy's Fishing Charters. 

Dolphin Watch Trips 


Enjoy a one and a half hour half dolphin watch aboard the Murphy's Law and see bottle-nose dolphins 


Fireworks cruise is family-friendly and more fun than should be allowed on the water. 
We will watch for 2.5 Hours in May-Sept.

Port Brownsville Tour
A 4 hour, narrated cruise from South Padre Island down to the Port of Brownsville. 
On this unique Port Brownsville 4 Hours
Nov – Mar

The Fleet Isla Tours | Captain Murphy's 

Since 1961 Captain Murphy's Isla Tours has been providing memorable South Padre Island activities such as Dolphin Watch, Sunset Cruises, and Fishing Trips. Our fleet or Coast Guard Inspected Vessels are ready to take you on a fun-filled adventure. 

Bay & Deep Sea Fishing Charters leave our docks daily. Whether in the Laguna Madre or the Gulf of Mexico, the fish can't hide from Captain Murphy's 

If sight-seeing is more your speed, we have a variety of cruises for you to experience. South Padre Island, TX. Dolphin Watch, Eco- Tours, Fireworks Cruises, Sunset Cruises, Port of Brownsville Cruises, or Special Event Cruises like Spacex Launches or New Years Eve Fireworks Show, and Spring Break Booze Cruises. Designed to educate & entertain. 

Give us a call or Stop by our dock office or use our online booking system to secure your spot on one of our fun South Padre Island, TX. activities 

33256 State Park Road 100, South Padre Island, TX. at Sea Ranch Marina. 



All persons fishing, ages 17 & older are required to have a valid Texas Salt Water Fishing License. You can easily purchase a fishing license online by visiting the Texas Parks and Wildlife 

Isla Tour / Captain Murphy's

Miss Mona

Isla Tour / Captain Murphy's

The Thunderbird is always Fishing.

Hard Bottom Too!

Bay Fishing year round on Hard Bottom Too

Murphy's Law

Red Snapper Fishing Season, Party Boat, Dolphin Watch trips too