The University of Texas-Pan American Coastal Studies Laboratory

100 Marine Lab Dr.
South Padre Island, TX 78597- Map It
(956) 761-2644

AAA Editor Notes

The University of Texas-Pan American Coastal Studies Laboratory is at the southern tip of the island in Isla Blanca Park at 100 Marine Lab Dr. This marine-biology research and education center offers self-guiding afternoon tours. Displays identify local flora and fauna; an aquarium holds colorful vertebrate and invertebrate species.
Donations. Park entrance $10 per private vehicle; $5 (military with ID).
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 1:30-4:30. Closed major holidays.