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Address: Pirate's Cove Yacht Club, 2000 Sailfish Drive, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954
Phone Number: +1 252-473-5577
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We Fed Fishes all Day

Well...we didn't catch anything...hence the title, but nevertheless it was a beautiful day to be out on the water. Be advised, that unlike some other "party boats" at other... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
Jimbo53NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

My girl and I saw the most beautiful sunset ever! Thanks to John Jackson and captain Lee for being their and giving us the in sight on the best place to observe where to go out and dine on the beach.We will definitely be back next year.The best spent 20 dollars i've spent in years!

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Thank Chris C
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Didn't catch a boat full of fish, but it was a fun day. We saw lots of dolphin and lighthouses, as well as fishing villages. We bottom fished just off the Oregon Inlet bridge. While fishing, two of the charter boats from Wicked Tuna cruised by, at which point mate John Jackson pointed out exactly where they crashed into the... More 

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Thank George J
Ocean City, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

My wife and kids wanted to go fishing while vacationing on the Outer Banks. Of course I was a little apprehensive about taking them miles offshore since they had never even been on a boat in the ocean. I, however, had, and wanted to get out there and catch some fish! It all worked out perfectly. I was able to... More 

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Thank JimmyJam2015
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

I took my family ages ranging from 7-67 out on the country girl for a full day of wreck fishing. I was a little worried about the young ones on a boat for that long, but it turned out to be one of the best trips I've gone on! On the way out we saw Dolphins, pelicans, and sea turtles.... More 

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Thank Ryan F
Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

I'd never been fishing before and was a little timid about making a complete fool of myself on a charter boat. I chose the Crystal Dawn Head Boat because it was very affordable and only a half day trip. The morning went awesome. On the way out we saw a pod of about 20 dolphin that swam right along the... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

We went fishing today on the Crystal Dawn fishing boat. Our experience was simply Fantastic!!! Super friendly staff Captain Lee And Mate John were just great! Very helpful and imformative. Even though it poured rain it was the best fishing boat we have been on!! We highly suggest you join the crew of the Crystal Dawn You will just love... More 

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Thank Judy C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

The Crystal Dawn was a great choice for my family as we didn't want to be out on the water all day fishing. Fishing wasn't the best that day but that's part of the game. The Captain was great about interacting with us the whole trip and the mate was very helpful offering up some great info about the area!... More 

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Thank Dsanana
Nags Head, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

I went out on this boat (the Crystal Dawn) many moons ago as a kid, and I stumbled upon her again on my recent vacation down here in Nags Head. In fact, I went out on her twice this time. Wonderful boat with a very friendly Captain and mates. The first day out was with my brother in law, and... More 

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Well...we didn't catch anything...hence the title, but nevertheless it was a beautiful day to be out on the water. Be advised, that unlike some other "party boats" at other places, this one has no air conditioned inner cabin....if you're heat sensitive. Anyways, great crew...got to see some beautiful scenery, and for 45 bucks for about 5 hours on a nice... More 

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Thank Jimbo53NY
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

My friends and I went on a fishing trip on the Crystal Dawn a few days ago. We all knew the type of boat we were booking. We knew that we could either pay somewhere around $120 to$150 per person for the charter boat that spends the whole day on the waters fishing (which, by the way, we usually do)... More 

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