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Address: 7517 South Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC 27959
Phone Number: (252) 449-8999
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This was a great time. The guides were awesome in educating the passengers about dolphins and marine life. The kids even got to help with research by measuring water temperature... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This was a great time. The guides were awesome in educating the passengers about dolphins and marine life. The kids even got to help with research by measuring water temperature, water salinity, & wind speed and direction. We saw sooo many dolphins, even some babies! Such a beautiful experience.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This was a wonderful way to spend the afternoon with our children. Captain was hilarious and full of interesting facts about the area. The first mate Maggie was friendly, knowledgable and great with the 4 children in our group. Saw dozens of dolphins and the kids got to help test wind speed and water salinity. A perfect afternoon activity in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We have a 7 year old who loves marine biology. The ability to spend a couple hours with our tour guide was a great opportunity to see what a marine biologist does to study dolphins. It took a half hour but the tour was successful in finding large group of dolphins. Overall a nice break from the beach and educational... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

This was my favorite part of our trip to the Outer Banks! The boat ride was nice and the wildlife was amazing! We saw lots of dolphins; dolphins splashing, jumping, tail slapping, and of course, the babies! My whole family was entertained by the dolphins. On the way back in we saw an osprey in her nest and a bald... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Have a teen considering marine biology as a career so spending a couple hours with Jess, the tour guide, was a good opportunity to see how that degree is used. We only saw a single pair of Dolphins but Jess was great. Full of information we didn't know about dolphins and her getting the kids involved in the data collection... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 via mobile

It was such a wonderful experience for our family! Our guide was great and took all of the kids, including ours, to the front of the boat to measure the air and water temperatures. We spotted a group of four younger Dolphins and watched them play and eat together. It was one of the highlights to our vacation! The captain... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

The dolphins where so awsome to see. They came right up to where the boat was and swam around us. We saw mom's and their babies, and then some where playing or riding the waves created by other boats. So cute! We got some wonderful pictures and the guy was very informative. The intern was new for the season and... More 

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Simsbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We were "out at sea" for a while. Then miraculously, the Captain spotted a jumping dolphin several hundred yards away, then we sailed over to meet up with at least 5 pods all at once.

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Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The Marine Biologist is wonderful and great with children....Seeing the dolphins playing with each other was a highlight...Young and old loved the trip and the kindness of the crew. this is our 2nd time out and we will go again next time we are in the Outer Banks, NC> THANKS

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Williamson, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I was insure at first about this trip. I was afraid we wouldn't see any dolphins. But not only did we see them they said it was the most they had seen all Summer. Jess was great at informing us. It was lots of fun!!

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Address: 7517 South Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC 27959
Phone Number: (252) 449-8999
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Nags Head

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