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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 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... read more

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

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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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We took this outing because our granddaughter is crazy about dolphins! I must say we were not disappointed. I thought the trip was going to be about three hours but it was only about 1.75 hours which turned out to be good as the younger kids were getting a bit antsy by then. The boat is a pontoon boat which... More 

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Manassas va
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This is a great attraction. The boat is comfortable. You will see dolphins. The only issues I had was that it was suppose to be 2.5 hours of fun it was only about 1.75 hours. The captain and naturalist was very good. I will go back.

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columbus, ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

This is a great and affordable attraction. The boat is comfortable and shaded. The captain and naturalists on board go out of their way to be informative and are experts at finding dolphins. Additionally, we had a 2 1/2 year old in our group and they engaged her in activities during the tour which she loved. The tour lasts for... More 

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Address: 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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