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Location of the only lighthouse in the state of North Carolina that is still located where it was erected.
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Corolla, NC
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I wanted to take our children to the beach to see the wild horses, but honestly didn’t feel like a one hour tour with one of the local companies was worth $150. We have a 4 wheel drive Infinity QX 80. We...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This end of the Outer Banks is not as congested with more residential areas. The beaches are beautiful and Currituck Beach has the most magnificent wild horses that roam the beach. You can go by tour or if your willing, 4 wheel yourself onto the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Debi O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a cool beach. Wild horses roaming, great dunes and paths, quiet solitude (at least in shoulder season). Loved the freedom of exploring the paths off the beach. Houses tucked deep inside the dunes! Must have a 4x4 and deflate tires. You cannot park on...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank jujubery
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the most beautiful natural beaches! We were able to see the wild horses walking the beach during the early morning hours and they were gorgeous!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank dianthaweber
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Incredible day walking the beach, taking photos of the wild horses, brown pelicans, and osprey hunting for fish. Crowds were lighter than expected, even for Memorial Day Weekend. Access to the beach is 4x4 vehicles only, and highly recommend deflating the tire pressure.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great tour. The driver,Stu,was very informative and entertaining. We all had a great time.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank John R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our tour guide/driver, Wiley, was fantastic! He is a local and takes his boat across the Sound to work. Amazing! We saw about 20 mustangs, including some under a house for shade. Thanks Wiley!

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour guide was Marshall. He was very knowledgeable about the horses, and the history of their habitat. He seemed to enjoy going on the tours as much as the tourists and it is obvious that Marshall and the company have a genuine passion for...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Chrissy R
Reviewed May 15, 2019

Lovely view of the beach and horses if you are in a off road vehicle, be careful that you don't get stuck in the deep puddles or dunes!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank CharityL007
Reviewed May 12, 2019

Horses where great to see roaming freely. Worth the time to go. I do think the locals should have a clean up drive, lots of rusty metal and trash in the dunes. You have to go off the pavement for this trip.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Suzy S
July 22, 2018|
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Response from kennethkR9329PZ | Reviewed this property |
You can drive on the beach free of charge. Its just a guess if you see horses, either on your own or on the paid tour. But if you drive on the beach its best to have a high frame vehicle, and let some of the air out of your... More
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990micheleh
June 17, 2018|
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Response from murrytraveler | Reviewed this property |
For driving only, there is no cost. If you park and fish, swim or whatever it requires a parking permit from the town. $50 for 10 days. Available at the visitors center. You will not get stuck with 4WD. I saw all sizes of... More
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Jonathan R
April 4, 2018|
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Response from MyInterestingTrip | Reviewed this property |
From my understanding, camping is forbidden on the Corova shoreline. However, campsites are in Currituck County on the sound side area. Some rent cottages, in Corolla, then drive over to Corova shores and back. I hope this... More
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