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Address: 610 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516
Phone Number: (252) 728-4129
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We went yesterday 6/20 and had an absolute blast! We went sand dollar hunting and found about 32. We also found some live ones but you leave them be, we found some live conchs, as... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
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Mechanicsville, Virginia
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Mechanicsville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We went yesterday 6/20 and had an absolute blast! We went sand dollar hunting and found about 32. We also found some live ones but you leave them be, we found some live conchs, as well as a hermit crab. We were out on the sand bar for about 2 hours however it really only felt like it was about... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

It was $15 to go from Beaufort to Shackleford Banks on the ferry, but it was definitely worth it. The man talked about some of the different surrounding islands, and he tried to find us dolphins, but there weren't any around at that time. Shackleford Banks itself was my family's favorite part of the trip, so I would highly recommend... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

My husband and I decided to take a boat tour while driving to Beaufort/ New Bern. It was the best decision! We chose to take the Cape Lookout Tour which takes you all the way from Beaufort out to Cape Lookout, past Shakleford Banks and back again. Our tour guide/ driver was great and has lived in the area all... More 

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Thank you for choosing to ride with us! So glad you enjoyed your trip to our town! Come back and visit any time! More 

Waynesboro, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

May,2015 My sister and me spent several days in Beaufort N.C. I must say the highlight of our trip was a trip to Sand dollar island. We are both in our 50's but we felt as happy as little children, joking with the very nice captain and running along the shoreline of a sand bar hunting sand dollars reminded us... More 

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New jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Since our party was large (4 adults, 5 kids),we made a reservation the day before. The woman on the phone was very helpful in directing us to the best trip for our family and needs. When we arrived the next day, the staff was super friendly and helpful. Our boat captain took us out the 10 minute ride to Bird... More 

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Pine Mountain, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We caught the ferry from Harkers Island out to Cape Lookout. The captain was pleasant and full of information. When we reached the island we learned they also had a man who would drive you to the other side of the island and pick you up whenever you wanted. This should definitely be advertised. The other side of the island... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Well done, very good knowledge by boat captain/guide. Toured close in on Shackleford Banks, Cape Lookout and lighthouse. Great narration as we passed / stopped near key areas.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We took the island adventure tour yesterday and had a great time. We went to the Rachel Carson reserve and saw several of the wild horses. Went out to shackleford banks and got to see some great stuff. Captain Taylor was great. He knows a lot about Beaufort and made the trip a lot of fun!

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Atlantic Beach, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We did the two hour trip to Sand Dollar Island. The "Island" is really a sandbar that can only be visited at low tide since it is underwater most of the time. This part of the sound is home to thousands of sand dollars but you are asked to not collect live sand dollars but only their beautiful skeletons. In... More 

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Apopka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

My family and I have come to the coast of North Carolina to spend our spring break away from Florida… We wanted something fun to do, found out we could see wild horses on the beach. So, we were willing to give it a try! We arrived in Beaufort around 10 AM and were a little disappointed in most of... More 

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Address: Address: 610 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516
Phone Number: (252) 728-4129
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Beaufort

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