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Waterbug Tours

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610 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2210
+1 252-342-3577
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Nice boat ride!

Very nice and informative! I would recommend it to others. Even my 18 year-old son liked it!! The... read more

Reviewed April 3, 2018
twise3535
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Huntington, West Virginia
via mobile
Wildlife on Display

Took this tour with the family and enjoyed it. Saw dolphins, a family of horses, and plenty of... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2017
Hank H
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Virginia
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45-60 Minute...Wild Ponies,Nature & History Cruise: Cruising along the Rachel Carson Reserve in search of wild ponies... it's common for us to see Dolphins, Sea turtles, and a variety of wildlife along the way enjoy panoramic views of Beaufort's charming old homes & working waterfront. While learning the history of our quaint Seaport Village, hear about the best places to eat & the local sights not to miss! Don't forget your camera! A Little History A Little Nature A Lot of Fun!
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  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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610 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2210
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+1 252-342-3577
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Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

Very nice and informative! I would recommend it to others. Even my 18 year-old son liked it!! The captain was very knowledgeable about the area.

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Reviewed November 8, 2017

Took this tour with the family and enjoyed it. Saw dolphins, a family of horses, and plenty of birds which the guide/captain named but I promptly forgot. Very relaxing but it seemed too short. TIP: Sign up for the last tour of the day so...More

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Reviewed October 16, 2017

This is a 45 minute boat tour of the nearby island where there are wild horses. Capt. Bob gave us excellent information as we viewed the horses and their environment. Can't say enough about how excellent this tour is -- would recommend it over the...More

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Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

We were all pleased with our trip on Taylor Creek with Captain Bob. He was informative and took us down the creek and into the estuary where we saw more than a dozen horses, then we headed back down the creek and he spotted Scruffy...More

1  Thank Meg F
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Reviewed September 25, 2017

You can pick different trips for different lengths of time. We took the 45 min - 1 hour nature trip. The guide is fun and knowledgeable and considerate. Toured the waterfront and the harbor, the oyster beds, saw the wild ponies and a lot of...More

1  Thank Mayh791
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Reviewed September 5, 2017

There was plenty of parking right in front of boat boarding. Parking is free after labor day. Captain Peggy was very nice and knowledgeable of all of the wild life and historic beaufort district, We saw a wild horse and a lot of different birds....More

1  Thank blackriverwoman
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Reviewed August 18, 2017

We took the tour this morning. Captain Bob was very informative and friendly. Just a really good tour of the Rachael Carson Preserve, Beafort bay.

Thank Patricia M
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Reviewed August 8, 2017

We were pleasantly surprised with this boat tour. The woman who was driving the boat was friendly and knowledgeable about the area. We rode up the river and went near an island that had some wild horses on it. She went close enough for us...More

1  Thank RaceTravel
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Reviewed July 19, 2017

Captain Bob took us across the harbor to Carrot Island where we saw the wild horses and shore birds. During the ride he gave us lots of information about the island, history, horses and their habitat, and so on. It was a delightful hour spent...More

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Reviewed July 15, 2017

This boat tour is short and very informative. If you just want to get out on the water for a (one hour) ride around the Beaufort waterfront, this tour fits the bill. The captain explained some eco-tour type stuff to us and was very good...More

Thank maggie n
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eliaseggers4
April 1, 2018|
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Response from Meg F | Reviewed this property |
I believe the daytime tour is $18 per adult and $10 per child, but check their website. We felt the tour fee was reasonable and it was a highlight of our trip.
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Kaile R
September 15, 2016|
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Response from BCMjr | Reviewed this property |
Per Coast Guard regs, there are adult and children's life preservers on board. Kids on our tour were not asked to put on a life preserver. All passengers including young children were to remain seated at all times while the... More
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