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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 18 activities in Manteo
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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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Gilbert, Arizona
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

We wanted to see dolphins, and boy! Did we see dolphins! Lots and lots of dolphins! It was a great way to spend two hours on the water. Capt. Stewart was friendly and personable, and the boat was comfortable. My 8- and 6-year olds had a great time, too. We all highly recommend Capt. Johnny's!

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Hartford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Nice captain and crew. Dolphins and scenery were beautiful - a very nice evening. Snickers, crackers and soda available for purchase. Loved it!

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WV
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

The boat was clean and in excellent shape. The captain and co-captain were very personable, funny and knowledgeable. We saw plenty of dolphins and the trip itself was very relaxing and leisurely. Word of warning: Go early! The area where the business resides is very congested and busy. We arrived about fifteen minutes before the boat left and had a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013 via mobile

Nice clean boat, knowledgable staff and awesome dolphins, birds and history tour. 2 hrs on the water and they sold water soda crackers etc. They had a bathroom as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

We went on the the 10:00 am cruise the last week of May and it was awesome! Within 10-15 minutes we saw dolphins which led us to a huge herd. For a good hour there were dolphins all around the boat...no matter which way you looked, you would see a dolphin. There were several baby dolphins including one that may... More

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South Durham USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

We were in the Outer Banks and wanted to go on a dolphin tour. We were intrigued by Captain Johnny's "guarantee" (if you don't see dolphins on your trip, you can ride again for free). It was late in the season -- early October -- and the Captain told us that they hadn't seen any dolphin on their previous tour.... More

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Bradford, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

My husband and I took this tour with his daughter, her husband and our 10 year old grandson. The captain was entertaining and very informative about not only the dolphins, but birds, fish and the area in general. We saw LOTS of dolphins! Jumping, swimming, frolicking. It was AWESOME!! We also did the sunset and it was so beautiful. Truly... More

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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

We had a blast this evening, having chosen the sunset dolphin tour. It didn't take long to find the dolphins, making eveyone excited. We stayed with group of about 8 for about 45 minutes. (I wasn't watching th clock.) Then the sunset which was looking like it'd be a good one. We went a little north, so that the sun... More

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