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Outer Banks Cruises

400 Queen Elizabeth Ave, Water Front Boardwalk, Manteo, NC 27954
1 866 473-1475
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Ranked #7 of 20 activities in Manteo
Type: Boat Tours
Owner description: The Guaranteed Dolphin Watch is our most popular tour from June to October. This two hour cruise is ideal for all ages.You will hear a factual... more » Owner description: The Guaranteed Dolphin Watch is our most popular tour from June to October. This two hour cruise is ideal for all ages.You will hear a factual narration on the Bottlenose Dolphin. Dolphin mating and birthing observed on many cruises. See the most respected aquatic mammal in it's natural habitat. Breathtaking views are all around you on this tour. Our large viewing areas offer everyone a good spot. Each vessel is covered for sun protection with a restroom on board and Coast Guard inspected. Our crews are usually native to the Outer Banks. They love to answer questions and show off the local area to all of our visitors. We believe you'll have the time of your life and it will be the most memorable afternoon of your trip to the Outer Banks. « less
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Saint Louis, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Captain Johnny's Outer Banks Dolphin tour was a highlight of our most wonderful week in the Outer Banks. They are very up front about possibility of not seeing any dolphins, or of it taking a while to find some. However, we had good luck to go along with the gorgeous weather, and saw about 30 dolphins, starting about 30 minutes... More

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Mount Zion, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Went with 2 families w teens and 8 yo's. Lovely calm waters and saw dolphins within half hour. Sunset was beautiful as well and they are the only ones doing dolphin AND sunset!

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Mansfield, Ohio
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Went on the afternoon dolphin cruise this past Thursday and it was just as nice this time as it was when we went on it 4 years ago. The Captain shares a lot of information, makes for some good laughs and when he says "don't run you'll fall" to the little ones, he means it..LOL. Overall a great time and... More

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Akron, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We went on the sunset cruise on06/30/14 and the experience was well worth the money. The captain was very informative and took great care that we got our money's worth.

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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We had a dolphin and sunset cruise booked. After cutting afternoon activities short and getting the family ready, we proceeded to masked the trek from Southern Shores to Manteo. 15 minutes before our check-in, we received a call canceling our reservation due to weather leaving two children very disappointed. We were lucky to get a last minute reservation on the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Went on the 10 am dolphin tour this morning. Had 6yr old, 3.5 yr old and 11 month old children with me. It was fantastic. Captain was great telling us sites as we went along the sound. We saw a ton of dolphins. Didn't feel rushed at all. Seemed very knowledgable. Great views from all over the boat. I'd bring... More

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Peoria, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I took the sunset dolphin watch cruise - early in the season, I guess, as there were very limited options - worked out great - the sunset cruise was spectacular and the capt kept us out on the water to enable us to watch the sunset from there. Very knowledgeable and entertaining. Great event for the entire family - saw... More

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Geneva, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Our party of 6 including two kids (6 & 7) had a great time last week taking a sunset dophin cruise. The boat was clean and safe, the captain was informative and entertaining and we saw lots and lots of dolphins. The captain promised us we would see the sunset and he stayed out on the water until the sun... More

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Gilbert, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Wonderful time! Everyone was so friendly! The lady who took my reservation was so nice, answered all my questions. I received great directions to the dock. The boat was clean and had a bathroom. The crew was so funny and entertaining. Not only did we see dolphins and a beautiful sunset, but learned a lot about the area.

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Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

wonderful .we did the sunset cruise and it was awesome. great captain (very informative) lot's of dolphins,beautiful scenery and an incredible sunset. well worth the money and time. you will not be disappointed with this trip.

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