From Ghost Tours to Turtles Around Town, there’s plenty to see and do on Galveston Island. Here are few guided bus and walking tours as well as self-guided excursions and lessons for you to investigate.


The Galveston Experience - choose from a variety of touring options including ghost, pirate, red light district and historic hurricane tours

Dolphin Sightseeing Tour - this covered platform boat will take you near the ship channel to view these lovable creatures

Fishing Tours - Be a Reel Man on these half- or full-day fishing excursions, choosing from a variety of locations to catch founder, trout or experience a shark hunt

Jet Boat Experience - enjoy the thrill of right-angle turns, accelerated speeds, and “The Hamilton Spin,” a 360° boat turn on its axis, throwing a wall of water into the air

Sand Castle Lessons - learn how the pros do sand sculpting

Ghost Bus Tour - Hear firsthand ghost stories on the Ghost Bus - Free souvenir photo with resident Ghost!

Scooter and Surrey Rentals - coast along the shores on an e-scooter or peddle around town in a quadricycle, taking in all the island has to offer

Surfing Lessons - here’s how to hang 10 on some gnarly waves, Brah

Tree Sculptures - a self-guided stroll through the neighborhood to view spectacular carvings as a creative solution to Hurricane Ike saltwater

Galveston Duck Tours - it’s a bus, it’s a boat…it’s a Duck Tour! Take a ride on this amphibious vehicle