Moody Gardens

Galveston

7146 Ratings

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In a Nutshell

Replica 1800s-style paddle boat takes guests for a glide around Offatts Bayou

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Promotional value expires Dec 31, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Subject to weather conditions. Check website for schedule or call (800) 582-4673. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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  • $12 for a paddle-wheel boat cruise for two (up to a $21.90 value)
  • $22 for a paddle-wheel boat cruise for four (up to a $43.80 value)

Guests board the Colonel Paddlewheel, a replica 1800s-style paddle-wheel boat, for one-hour cruises around Offatts Bayou. Departures are typically scheduled Monday–Friday at 1 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Moody Gardens

Perched on picturesque Galveston Island, Moody Gardens possesses a storied history that complements its scenic surroundings. More than two million visitors a year get to live part of that history, drawn by the 242-acre park's three towering pyramids. After exploring walking and bike trails lined with nearly 20,000 plants and trees, guests can take their expedition underwater at the Aquarium Pyramid. There, a host of aquatic animals including penguins, sharks, and tropical fish swim and frolic in their natural habitats. Nature is also on display at the Rainforest Pyramid, which takes guests on a quest through the rainforests of Asia, Africa and the Americas.

In addition to embracing the wonders of nature, Moody Gardens also incorporates adventures in mankind's world of science. Guests can broaden their minds with traveling exhibits at the Discovery Museum, or immerse themselves in the towering worlds of the MG 3D Theater or 4D Special FX Theater. The tourist destination also thrills families with water attractions, including a wave pool and a lazy river. No matter the reason for the visit, guests can also rest their heads at the recently-renovated (and nearby) Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center.

Customer Reviews

7146 Ratings

Nice family atmosphere and we enjoyed walking along the water with the Christmas lights.
Melinda M. · 5 days ago
Lights awesome. Abundant activities including a free marshmallow roast! Golf cart driver escorting us very pleasant & accommodated our frequent stop requests. Ground beautiful. A lot to do to keep families busy. Highly recommend.
Bonnie P. · November 28, 2016
Wonderful time with the family.
Maria V. · November 28, 2016
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    Galveston

    1700 Sydnor Lane

    Galveston, TX 77554

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