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Island Ferry Adventures

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Address: 610 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2210
Phone Number: (252) 728-4129
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Great Day!

We had an awesome time on our "adventure". The boat captain was super nice and gave us lots of good pointers on where to look and what to do while we were on the island. He also... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Kim R
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Hegins, Pennsylvania
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Hegins, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had an awesome time on our "adventure". The boat captain was super nice and gave us lots of good pointers on where to look and what to do while we were on the island. He also gave us a mini tour on the short ferry ride to our destination and explained what the buildings around us were. We had... More 

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Perry B, Owner at Island Ferry Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks for coming to see Island Ferry Adventures, hope you come back. Try Bird Shoalds! More 

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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My family and I took the ferry out to Bird Shoal Island, it was spectacular! Entire staff was extremely friendly and knowledgable. The island was absolutely perfect and was not crowded at all. Will definitely go back.

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Perry B, Owner at Island Ferry Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks for going to the Best Island on the Crystal Coast!!! Hope to see you again. More 

Warren, Ohio
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68 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We left from Beaufort, just a short trip right over to Bird Shoals Island. The captians' were both so nice and gave and pointed out so many nice things on the way over, even gave us tips on where to find the sand dollars. Beware this is a primitive Island, no bathrooms, no shade.... Bring an umbrella, sunscreen, water, and... More 

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Perry B, Owner at Island Ferry Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for spending some quality time on Bird Shoals, we appreciate your business and the time, you took to make such a nice review!!! Hope to see you again and please let us know if we can do anything for you here on the Crystal Coast. Thanks again, Perry Barrow More 

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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great trip to Bird Shoal. They helped us to choose a trip and made recommendations based on our family. We found lots of shells.

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Perry B, Owner at Island Ferry Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks for using our service and hope to see you again! Thanks for taking the time to review us. Perry More 

Virginia
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the tour out to Sand Dollar Island recently while we were staying at Emerald Isle - it's a quick boat ride out to the Island (actually a sandbar) and though there were quite a few other people out there, we were able to find several sand dollars. We had plenty of time to scour around, and then swim for... More 

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Perry B, Owner at Island Ferry Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the nice review; it makes a lot of difference with you find a local company... Thanks!!! More 

Mentor, Ohio
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I were visiting Beaufort, NC on our way to Atlantic Beach, NC so we stopped at Island Ferry Adventures to see how much it would be to go look for sand dollars. The staff were so informative about the options and cost. They offered us a 15 minute ride over to Bird Shoal, which was like a... More 

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Perry B, Owner at Island Ferry Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks; you summed. It up better than I can!!! Hope you can come back soon!!! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

This business had excellent customer service at the start and end of our trip to Bird Shoal. It was an amazing day for our kids hunting live sand dollars and various other wildlife on the sand bars and calming waters at this beautiful spot. I'm a local ENC native and have many memories with my family and friends at Cape... More 

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Perry B, Owner at Island Ferry Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you, please come back soon! More 

Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
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83 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

We have used this service several times. They've recently been bought out, but on our trip yesterday we experienced the same good service as in the past. The service now offers three island trips depending on your wants. We have only gone to the Bird Shoal trip and have had great luck finding shells and sand dollars. We'll use this... More 

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Perry B, Owner at Island Ferry Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks much!!! Please let us know how we can make your next Adventure! More 

Burke, Virginia
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273 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

We booked a wonderful tour of Beaufort and Point Lookout. Our Captain Johnny is very knowledgable regarding the area. I don't think there was anything we missed on our 3 hour tour.

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Perry B, Owner at Island Ferry Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks!!! Capt. Jonnie is a true local having operated the lateCalico Jacks Ferry Service in Harkers Island. He is learning to do this without his trusted Chesapeake Stommy for over 14 years❤️ More 

Lenoir, North Carolina
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60 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

We went out to one of the islands and had a great time. The guy driving the boat was very nice and helped us on and off the boat.

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Perry B, Owner at Island Ferry Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks!!! More 

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