Port A is the perfect place for your next island and beach vacation full of rest and relaxation. Well-known as a fishing town – we’re the Fishing Capital of Texas after all – Fisherman’s Wharf in Port Aransas has what you need to make the best of your water adventures with everything you need, from bait and tackle to apparel and accessories to shield you from the beat of the Texas sun while enjoying a day on the water.


Experience Port A fishing at its best when you charter a fishing excursion. Offshore fishing excursions take you out into the depths of the Gulf of Mexico. Charter a trip for just six hours on the water all the way up to two full days – including overnight – on the water. All anglers 17 and older must have a valid Texas saltwater fishing license before departure from the dock.

Sunset Cruise & Dolphin Watch

Wind down at the end of a busy day of fishing or any other Port A adventure you may have in store. The captain and crew pilot the boat to take you in search of the best view of a Port Aransas sunset, while also searching for dolphins and other marine life.

Jetty Boat

The boat runs daily between the wharf and the base of the North Jetty on San Jose Island. It’s the only way to access the North Jetty and the beautiful, uninhabited shores of San Jose Island for fishing, birding, beachcombing, swimming, and other water activities. Keep in mind San Jose Island is a private island, and visitors are not permitted past the beach.


The docks of the wharf offer necessities like bait, tackle, provisions, hats, sunglasses, and more can be purchased before setting sail. Make sure to fuel up at the fuel dock or take advantage of on-site fish cleaning services.


Refuel and head back out or celebrate a productive day on the water with fresh seafood served right at the wharf restaurant in Port Aransas, TX. Grumbles Seafood Co. is located right at the wharf and serves locally caught seafood. Pull into the docks for a dock-and-dine experience and enjoy your meal while looking out over some of the best waterfront views in Port A.

Everything You Need at the Fisherman’s Wharf in Port Aransas

Enjoy easy access to the beach and the crashing waves of the Gulf, plus proximity to shopping, and dining, activities, and Fisherman’s Wharf, where you’ll find all your fishing excursion needs. Choose an efficiency-style unit for a solo trip, all the way up to a four-bedroom to accommodate a larger group. Prepare the catch-of-the-day or another delicious home-cooked meal in the fully equipped kitchen, then relax in an open living space. Enjoy the view from the private balcony or patio or spend some time near our community pool.

Contact us today to start planning your retreat to Port A!


  • Street: 300 W Cotter Ave
  • City: Port Aransas
  • State: TX
  • Zip: 78373


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