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Address: 600 Front Street, Beaufort, NC 28516
Phone Number: 252-728-8687
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Description: #1 Tour Company - The M/V Crystal Coast Lady is a 75' All Aluminum Super...
#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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Nice Afternoon Cruise

My wife and I took the 4 PM cruise on the 4th of July. The boat was not crowded and we had plenty of room to spread out. While the cruise advertises the chance to see wildlife, we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

The boat ride was enjoyable and the Capt. and crew was very polite and knowledgeable and the scenery along with the sunset was gorgeous. The advertised all you care to eat was very misleading, my daughter and her husband was the last to go through the buffet line and did not get any ham, and the chicken was in pieces,... More 

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Clyde, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We went on a few of the adventure cruises! We was thrilled with the wonderful staff on each of the cruises. The Italian buffet dinner cruise was delish!!! The cruise was romantic and we enjoyed every moment! Flounder, Jackie, and our Captain was so helpful from taking pictures, telling us facts about the area, and directions to other local sightseeing.... More 

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Mountain City, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Great scenic tour with good narration. Really enjoyed the time on the boat. We toured the waterway and went up towards Morehead City.

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New Bern, N. C.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I have lived close to Beaufort, NC for twenty-five years. I usually stay away from the touristy things but this past Sunday I had the pleasure of taking the Sunday Brunch Cruise. It was delightful. Having lived here I had seen most of the sights but the captain added a narration which even I learned things. The food was plentiful... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Disappointed in the firework cruise but that is because of the boat we were scheduled on. The Crystal Coast Lady was booked and so other boats were offered. The pirate ship and CCL are fine to ride and see the fireworks, but do not take the express ferry as it is 3/4 covered and you have to strain to see... More 

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

My wife and I took the 4 PM cruise on the 4th of July. The boat was not crowded and we had plenty of room to spread out. While the cruise advertises the chance to see wildlife, we realized that this is not a primary goal of the trip. We did see a few birds and lots of beach party... More 

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Thiensville, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We went on the evening dinner cruise. Saw wild horses, dolphins, a great sunset and had a nice buffet meal. It took us past Fort Macon, past the docks in Morehead City and past many interesting sites not seen from the road. I thought it was well worth the cost and most instructional. The captain and crew were great. My... More 

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Austinville, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We went on the scenic cruise. Not exactly what we expected for the price. Didn't see any horses or dolphins. The boat goes very slow and not a great breeze so it's quite hot. You do not go in the ocean only in the sound and most areas you went up and then just turned around. You really don't see... More 

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

We do appreciate your comments and we are sorry that you did not enjoy your trip. Unfortunately, the wild horses and dolphins are wild animals, and are therefore not in our control. We usually have luck in spotting them, but not always. We cannot control the weather, as well, and actually do get quite nice breezes, especially on the top... More 

Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Not in the least interested in the industrial aspects of that area. Wanted to see the dolphins and the wild horses. The horses were in the EXTREME distance..one was seen if you looked real hard. No dolphins seen. This is NOT for kids..an eight year old was heard to say..." I'm really dissapointed". Money wasted.

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

We are sorry that you did not enjoy your trip. Unfortunately, the wild horses and dolphins are indeed wild animals in their natural habitats, and are therefore uncontrollable by us. This is a 15 mile round-trip cruise which traverses Taylor's Creek in Beaufort, so that you can see the historic homes and downtown, and travels to Morehead City, passing by... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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3 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

My mom and I took the 4-5:30 tour and if it weren't for the pod of dolphins we saw ~halfway through, we would've been extremely disappointed. Tour goes up and down the inlet near Beaufort, then further in the sound toward Morehead City. Not too many sights to really see, just a boat ride around waters you can see pretty... More 

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

Thank you for your review - we do strive to ensure our passengers are satisfied and we are sorry you weren't quite happy. Unfortunately, the number of sights in the area is not something that is in our control, but we do cover 15 miles roundtrip, and we sail along the waterways of historic Beaufort and Morehead City, as well... More 

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Address: 600 Front Street, Beaufort, NC 28516
Phone Number: 252-728-8687
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Beaufort

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