Drifters Resort

Rockport, Texas


4401 Highway 35 S
Rockport, Texas 78382
Phone: (361) 727-9105

Sites: 78
Recent Rate: $40 3/2017

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Latitude: 27.960376733632
Longitude: -97.103358507156
Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites no
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping no
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station no
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • Free WiFi Free WiFi yes
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service no
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup yes
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 2 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 2
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground no
  • Pet Area Pet Area yes
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Business Center Business Center no
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms yes
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen yes
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities yes
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) no
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room yes
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities yes
  • Beach Access Beach Access no
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp no
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals no
  • Fishing Fishing no
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals no
  • Hiking Hiking no
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit no
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball no
  • Sports Field Sports Field no
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games no
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre no
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards no
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong no
  • Lake Lake no
  • Pond Pond no
  • River River no
  • Creek Creek no
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

Review Details

Ratings overview

37 Reviews

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Review Count: 21
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: March, 2017 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

Employees are very caring and friendly. Bathrooms are very clean. Pool is awesome. Paved roads and concrete sites. Grounds are very well kept. Great wi-fi and cable. Love staying here. We camped at Drifters Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Quite a bit longer (plenty of space) for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

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Review Count: 80
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 20

Date of Stay: October, 2016 - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

Friendly, easy check-in for a full hook-up, level, concrete, back-in site. Price listed is for a weeks stay plus electricity. We also rented a one-bedroom bungalow, which was really nice and nearby the RV site. Only downer was that the hot tub at the pool was not working, but the pool was nice. Also, there is only a very weak Verizon signal but the park's Wi-Fi worked, albeit very slow during peak times, kept getting cut off. Cable TV is provided, but channel selection is limited. Laundry, while small, was nice and clean, $1.75 per load for washers and same for dryers. We enjoyed our stay wad would return. We camped at Drifters Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
61
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Really good seafood at Paradise Key Restaurant, a short drive from the park toward Rockport. Many great places to eat and a wonderful beach in Port Aransas, after a short crossing by free ferry. The Dolphin Encounters tour was really good, saw many playful dolphins. The Fulton Mansion is an interesting short, affordable tour, and a can't miss is the USS Lexington, about 30 miles away towards Corpus.

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Review Count: 12
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

Drifters Resort is a great resort in Rockport. It was immaculate while we were there. The grounds are very well kept as are the facilities. The pool and spa area were great and very refreshing during the day. The wifi was strong and reliable. They also provide cable but we were not able to connect as I didn't have a long enough cable. Our family also rented a bungalow and a cabana in addition to my RV site. Both cabins were very clean and they showed each day to replace towels and such. We stayed in site 53 which was a very level concrete pad with lots of shade. The power pedestal, cable and water connections were in the very back of the site. The sewer was centered. The was very little grass at the site due to the high shade. I will take shade over grass any day when on the Texas coast. My only issue was the rule of not allowing dogs in the yards of the cabins. I understand with not allowing them in the buildings but not in the yard? We had rented two cabins and an RV site. We wanted to use the yard area from the cabins to spend our time together as a family and by not allowing us to keep a dog in the yard was disappointing. The web site clearly says no dogs allowed in the buildings. Its say nothing about not being in the yard. There is a sign on the inside of the cabin door ( I didn't rent a cabin personally, I rented an RV site) stating no dogs allowed in the yard. A workamper came by on a golf cart and asked me (he was polite about it) to remove the dog from the area and return him to the RV. Again this was disappointing to me as a dog owner. Overall for the price the park is a great value on the RV sites. Its very clean and well kept and convenient to both Aransas Pass and Rockport. We camped at Drifters Resort in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
53
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

We ate at the Paradise Key Dockside Restaurant in Rockport and really enjoyed it. The view is great and the food is better!!

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Review Count: 176
States Visited: 33
Helpful Reviews: 24

Date of Stay: May, 2016 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

The pictures are beautiful and parts of the park are just not most it because the grass has died. Our site was long with lot of width under very old oak trees. Although the site is wide it is a very narrow path between the branches to park the unit. Most of the sites are taken by full timers so for them this is no problem. The park has NO pull thru's. The water and electric are at the back of the site I had just enough hose and power line to reach the utilities. The sewer is in the middle and is no problem. Because of the trees no satellite is possible. The bathrooms and pool area are nice and the wifi was good (poor AT&T reception). On the way out I went the way that was directed and hit the bottom of some branches no harm but annoying. We would stay at a different park next time. We camped at Drifters Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tips for other Campers:

We where there during Sand Fest (sand sculpture contest) it was a blast. Also a trip to the Lexington Air Craft Carrier is worth the time. At the National Seashore was nice and got to see a turtle which was cool. We tried numerous restaurnts and did not find a good one, maybe just bad luck.

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Review Count: 21
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: January, 2016 - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

All roads are paved. Sites are concrete and level. Many mature trees. Sites accommodate large rigs. Nice pool, exercise room and laundry. New rec hall with lots of activities for winter Texans. Staff are all polite and professional. Wi-Fi is very iffy. Cable TV has good reception. No phone service unless you go to the main office parking lot. Biggest con: cats. Lots of cats running loose and management advised they are neutered/spayed and fed by employees. Lots of cat fights at night. Other than the cats, park is very quiet. We camped at Drifters Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tips for other Campers:

Close to Port Aransas beach. Lots of activities in the area.

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Review Count: 9
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: October, 2015 - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

Rate reflects 7 day stay. Normal weekly rate is $175 but was $225 during our week due to SeaFest in Rockport.

Sites were excellent - shady, concrete level pads with full hookups including Wi-Fi and cable.

We would definitely stay here again. We camped at Drifters Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Number
66
Site Surface
Concrete, Grass
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: October, 2015 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

I stayed at this park for one week and would have loved to stay a lot longer!! The nicest RV park I have ever stayed at. The managers and staff, super nice!!! They fulfilled our request for a place to leave our mobile photography studio trailer with no issues....sometimes it IS a pain but not here!! There is no restaurant but the hamburger stand they run out front is beyond awesome! Loaded with trees but still easy to maneuver and green grass on all the sites we saw. As we have a very small rig, my request to be placed close to bathrooms was not a problem. Laundry was nice and clean. They have a pool and an exercise room with the most amazing equipment...nothing cheap or broken down here! We camped at Drifters Resort in a Truck Camper.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
38
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open, Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

Charlotte Plummer's Restaurant-Family eatery where the food is fresh and always delicious! ($-$$) As campers know, a good grocery store is always a plus....I love our HEB!!! For the best fishing supplies and appropriate clothing to remain comfy in the humidity, check out Tackle Town!!! Rockport Beach is not like all the other beaches you've been to...find out why! Don't forget to make a trip across the bay from Aransas Pass to Port Aransas...by ferry!!!

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Review Count: 123
States Visited: 33
Helpful Reviews: 36

Date of Stay: April, 2015 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

All sites are concrete, large, and have room for the picnic table as well. We were parked under some beautiful oak trees and there is a lot of space between sites. All of the hookups worked well, including cable tv. Wi-Fi was more than adequate. Their laundry room is large, clean and reasonably priced. The exercise room is very nice, and the pool and hot tub look brand new! The women at the front desk are all very personable and helpful. We would come here again if in the area. We camped at Drifters Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
107
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Covered Forested

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Review Count: 80
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 20

Date of Stay: February, 2015 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

Super nice park. Very friendly staff. Nice sites. We could only get in overflow, but from what we could see of the sites, they are really nice, wide, concrete. Only demerit was one of the laundry rooms was small. We would stay again. We camped at Drifters Resort in a Motorhome.

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Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
OF 3
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady

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Review Count: 21
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

Very clean park. Price is for 4 adults. The park has a lot of seasonal sites but all are very well kept up. The restrooms are very clean but there is only 1 toilet in each, and 2 showers. There was a clean laundry room and the machines look new, but we didn't use them. There is a fitness room and a nice pool. Also a room with a pool table and tables for card playing. The park is about 15 minutes from Fulton Harbor and 40 minutes from Aransas Wildlife Preserve. We would definitely stay here again. We camped at Drifters Resort in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
55
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady

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Review Count: 9
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: March, 2014 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice park close to Rockport. Easy in and out. Sites are large. Pleasant helpful staff. Would stay here again. Weekly rate works out a lot cheaper at $175. We camped at Drifters Resort in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: March, 2014 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

There is not one bad thing to say about this resort. It is one of the best in the area to say the least. The owners and office staff are the best and go out of their way to help you. There are so many activities. If you get bored here, you have a problem. Book early as they fill fast. We enjoyed our stay here and hope to be back! We camped at Drifters Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 62
States Visited: 31
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: February, 2014 - $15.00
Overall Rating:      

We lucked out and got a spot at this campground. Paved/gravel roads and cement sites and patio. The campground was full of very friendly winter Texans (Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota, Iowa etc folks). A lot of activities were offered. The only negative was that WiFi in our spot was iffy at times and Verizon cell phones did not work at the site, we had to walk close to the office to get reception. We would definitely come back to this well maintained campground and great office staff. We camped at Drifters Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 155
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: January, 2014 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

What can you say bad about this place? Everything here from the ladies at check in to the sites are top notch. The only cons I can see (and they aren't worth mentioning but somebody might like to know) are the lower limbs on some of the trees bear watching while backing in. And depending on how far you are from the routers, the WiFi signal can be weak. Just to tell you how popular this park is: getting a reservation requires good timing. They are generally booked. One of the best in Rockport. We camped at Drifters Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: January, 2014 - $42.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed here for the month of January 2014. We were greeted by very friendly staff. Also were escorted to our site which was the second one on the right as you come in the main road. This was a good thing to get escorted as the lots are filled with very low branches of live oak trees. The lots at the front get decent internet but not as you get further into the park. Cable type boxes are required to get TV. It was very cold this year and the pool was empty. Laundry 1.25 per load. Noticed someone putting dog bed and blankets into the machines..no designated machine for it. I have allergies. Also heard workers leave very early mornings from adjacent park. Very noisy. Air boats also noisy leaving early in the mornings for duck hunting. Had many sleepless nights. Not much happening in the park itself. New hall and out buildings are very clean. Find your own fun things to do. Shopping is Walmart and HEB for everything or you had to go all the way to Corpus. Ferry over to Port Aransas is nice..watch for the dolphins. Can't park on beach without permits. Not enough there to make me stay again. We camped at Drifters Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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