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Crystal Coast Lady Cruises

600 Front Street, Beaufort, NC 28516
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Ranked #11 of 17 Activities in Beaufort
Type: Boat Tours, Adventure
Owner description: #1 Tour Company - The M/V Crystal Coast Lady is a 75' All Aluminum Super Cruiser that is USCG...
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Type: Boat Tours, Adventure
Owner description: #1 Tour Company - The M/V Crystal Coast Lady is a 75' All Aluminum Super Cruiser that is USCG Certified and inspected for up to 149 Passengers! We have full ABC permits, a galley, and 2 restrooms on board.Tours run 7 days a week and include: 1/2 Day Family Fishing, Shackleford Banks Wild Pony and Dolphin Scenic Tours, Historic Beaufort Waterfront Cruises, Brunch, Lunch & Sunset Dinner Buffets, Wednesday Wine Cruises, Pirate Cruises, Treasure Hunts and Dolphin Watches! We also specialize in unique wedding packages and private charters.

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Indiana, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

First, Im from Pennsylvania and where we live there is The Gateway Clipper Fleet with boats that are much larger (wedding receptions, dinner cruises, proms etc) and are designed to serve food etc. The boat I was on would be perfect for sight seeing but the dinner cruise is a bit over the top. The food is purchased from a... More 

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George A, Owner at Crystal Coast Lady Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. The caterer is very close, and the food is kept warm with sternos on the vessel. The tea is brewed at the caterer's and transported in gallon jugs. In comparison with other dinner cruises in other ports on vessels like you referenced, we are 30-80% cheaper. Ours is the largest boat in the... More 

Stella, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I surprised my husband and booked the Dinner Cruise on 9/6/14 for our 20 year Anniversary. What a great surprise for the both of us. We have never been and it was great! It was so peaceful! The food was great, the crew was so friendly, it was very clean. The Captain announced our Anniversary and all!! The views were... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Beautiful island, lots of shells and a friendly captain too! Everyone who goes to Atlantic beach should try this!

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George A, Owner at Crystal Coast Lady Cruises, responded to this review

We are excited to hear you had a great time on our Shackleford Safari. This is a new trip we are offering this year, and are glad you enjoyed it. We look forward to having you aboard again soon! More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 via mobile

Seafood buffet was ridiculous and we felt totally ripped off! Never again. Boat trip was in the river not the ocean & was a joke as well.

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George A, Owner at Crystal Coast Lady Cruises, responded to this review

Our Seafood cruise features peel and eat shrimp, grouper, and mahi, and the buffet price works out to $11.50 per person, which we feel is quite reasonable. Our scenic cruises cover 15 miles roundtrip, and we sail along the waterways of historic Beaufort and Morehead City, as well as the back bays of Beaufort. We do not sail in the... More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Took the dinner cruise 8/22/14 The tour itself was good, but the dinner was so so, Shrimp had little flavor, Mahi Mahi and Grouper were supposed to be "blackened" but were just steamed with a bunch of spice thrown on. Beans were out of the can type, roll served was typical from a grocery store kinda like a small hamburger... More 

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George A, Owner at Crystal Coast Lady Cruises, responded to this review

I'm sorry that you felt this way. The fare for a 2 hour cruise is $25. The paid was $36.50, so $11.50 for shrimp, grouper, mahi, salad, and rolls with tea is extremely cheap. The blackened mahi & grouper are grilled with seasoning, and minimal blackening is used so it is not too much for all. The salad includes tomato,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We went on this cruise with family tonight. Overall it was a pleasant experience. However, a few things could have been done to make it better. Drinks both upstairs and downstairs for one. Bugs were pretty bad and humidity was high. They certainly can't control that but some sort if citronella or bug deterrent would have been nice. The food... More 

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Gibraltar, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We were recently in Beaufort, visiting some friends. They recommended this tour for us and we are so glad we went! We went with our seven-month-old and a 12-year-old on the lunch cruise. The crew were very helpful, especially with helping us get the baby (and the stroller) on the boat and to our desired seats on the top. The... More 

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George A, Owner at Crystal Coast Lady Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you very much! It was a pleasure serving your group. Having passengers like yourselves makes our trips that much more special. Thank you again and we hope to see you soon! More 

Johnstown, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
10 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

In the past, we have taken part of their scenic tours with buffet style dinners. We would always charter through them for any trips. This summer we toured on the 'Shelling sarfari' in the morning. The boat takes you to an island that is otherwise closed off as the only way to get there is by boat. The tour guide... More 

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George A, Owner at Crystal Coast Lady Cruises, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your Shackleford Safari! We look forward to having you come back with us again! More 

Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Lovely time seeing the ponies and learning a little NC history! Very friendly crew. Well worth the money. Didn't see any dolphins though.

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George A, Owner at Crystal Coast Lady Cruises, responded to this review

We are so glad you had a great time! We look forward to having you aboard again in the future! More 

Salisbury, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We took the family on this tour and it was great. The tours was of the Beufort Harbor and the Morehead City Harbor. The captian seemed very knowledgeable. It is worth the money.

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George A, Owner at Crystal Coast Lady Cruises, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your trip with us! We hope to see you aboard again very soon! More 

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