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Island Ferry Adventures

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Address: 610 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516
Phone Number: (252) 728-4129
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Making Memories on Bird Shoal

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Heather S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Burke, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Thank kganley626
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Let me tell you a tale of three hour tour, three hour tour The only good thing about the tour in this SS Minnow was that the 13 hearty souls returned alive rather than marooned on Cape Lookout. But there were questions at time if we would return alive. The dinghy that put us in was not adequate for going... More 

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

You have the wrong business; you are looking for the Cape Lookout National Seashores' Concession operator- Island Express Ferry Services. Not my business. We know better than to take you from Beaufort in a flat bottom skiff with winds like they have been. Good luck trying to find them, don't know if they are on Trip Advisor. National Park phone... More 

Lenoir, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Windsor, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We brought our 4 month old puppy, Rey, along with us and the staff were very accommodating. They had a water bowl and gave out treats for the pets. They also made sure she was too overheated (put her in front of an electric fan). All of this is while we were waiting to get on the boat to go... More 

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

Thanks!!! Hope to see you again. Perry More 

runsl@yahoo.com
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Cape Lookout and spent hours walking the island. When we wanted to extend our time we just called and the management simply made the change to ensure we would be able to board later in the day. The ferry driver made sure we saw the ponies on Shackleford Island and gave us some interesting history. Their service... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take this trip with your family! Bring your swimshoes, towels, water, snacks, a bucket, and shovel. We took the boat ride out to the sandbars and were dropped off for about two hours. We enjoyed snorkeling, shell hunting, and seeking sand dollars. Make sure you dig for them. The atmosphere was beautiful and the kids had such a memorable time.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Check out Carrot Island and the wild ponies or go to Sand Dollar Island and go shelling. Great outdoor activities the family will enjoy. Free fishing advice helped a bunch. Take a boat ride, Dave D

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time on our guided tour. The guide was friendly and knowledgeable about the area. The horses are beautiful and worth the time .

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