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Water Sports

Submerge yourself in the warm waters of Corpus Christi where miles of gulf and pristine bays create exciting opportunities. Water sports are the most popular type of activity along the Texas Coast and include fishing, surfing, windsurfing, kiteboarding, sailing and many more. Numerous charter and rental options put the action right at your fingertips. Grab your swimsuit and head to Corpus Christi!

Equipment and Services

Whether you are a novice or an expert, there are many opportunities to satisfy your aquatic, competitive nature. For the beginner, there are affordable surfing lessons and a local sailing school. Equipment vendors are readily available for those with more experience. Rent surfboards, safety equipment, boats, and other water sports gear throughout Corpus Christi and neighboring communities. For those who own equipment, there are infinite opportunities for excitement just waiting for you to arrive. Our portion of the Gulf Coast boasts superior surfing hotspots and boating areas that are easily accessible. There are services and equipment to fit your every need in South Texas. We can help you plan your trip! Go to Wind and Wave


Surfing is a favorite pastime for locals and visitors alike. The surrounding beaches provide shallow shores and smaller waves creating an excellent opportunity for beginners to take it slow. Experienced surfers can venture further for deeper waters and more powerful waves. Popular surfing areas include the Padre Island National Seashore, Mustang Island and Port Aransas. Go to Surfing

Surfing culture thrives in Corpus Christi. Many veterans and experienced surfers frequent local spots and are more than willing to offer tips and directions to the best swells. Catch a wave under the clear blue Texas sky. We also have one of the few Surf Museums around, the Texas Surf Museum.

Get More Information on Visiting the Gulf Coast

Request our free Visitors Guide for access to great water recreation locations. This handy guide contains valuable information you wouldn’t want to be without. Explore our online travel reservation site for an easy way to book your trip. Corpus Christi has all the resources to make your Gulf Coast vacation outstanding.

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