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Address: Hwy 12, Ocracoke, NC 27960
Phone Number: 252-928-4484
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ATV and shelling on Portsmouth Island NC

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Just got back from Ocracoke, our 14th trip, but first time to Portsmouth. You really need to decide what you want from this trip. Portsmouth can be quite buggy with mosquitos... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2011
Central Penna
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I was a little nervous all the comments about the bugs. Had my 73 year old mom to teens and an eight year old. All I can say is Chelsy our tour guide was outstanding Wade Austin our boat captain did a fabulous job. This was a stretch for us at $85 per person I was not sure all six... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

My wife and I took the ATV trip and lives it! The village tour was not available due to being over run with bugs and standing water but that's not we wanted to go. We wanted to go over and hit the private beach with the ATVs and just be out on the secluded beach. My wife loved the unique... More 

Thank GMAN232323
west virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

If you want some adventure during your vacation then this is the trip for you !!! We had a wonderful time shelling, watching birds and just hanging in the surf . Our guide was so laid back and easy going it just made for a super relaxing day. I will say we were warned about the bugs but we did... More 

1 Thank tadpolejo
Whidbey Island, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I made reservations to go to Portsmouth in May for my August vacation. They were aware it was just me, myself, and I. They said in May via telephone that was fine, but would I be willing to go with another party as it was easier for them. I said that was fine. I never heard anything from them on... More 

3 Thank Cr8zyC8tL8dy
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

I tried to get reservations for a trip for my wife and my self two months in advance, and was continually ignored by this company. I called first in April, and got an answer on the phone, but the man informed me he was at the store, and would call me back at nine in the evening. No call came... More 

2 Thank Jim S
Buffalo, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

Not exactly what we paid for! We never made it to the village, owner said to was too buggy AFTER WE HAD PAID $170 FOR THE TWO OF US!!! We were told about the change of schedule only after we had paid and were half way to our destination. I realize the owner was looking out for us but we... More 

4 Thank Michele J
Raeford, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012 via mobile

My wife, son (8) and I booked an afternoon ATV Trip a few months in advance with Portsmouth Island ATV Excursions. A heavy storm passed through just two days before we were suppose to go. Our guide Wade called to let us know Portsmouth Island was flooded and worked with us to shift days so we could still fit it... More 

8 Thank BlueThunder91
Central Penna
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2011

Just got back from Ocracoke, our 14th trip, but first time to Portsmouth. You really need to decide what you want from this trip. Portsmouth can be quite buggy with mosquitos and biting flies. Yhe old village is one of the worst areas, especially have rain. The beaches are wide, basically bug free and great for shelling. Now comes the... More 

13 Thank DansGang
Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2010

This is a quick boat ride from Ocracoke to Portsmouth Island. Then on the ATVs and out to miles of white beaches - nobody but your tour group and your guide. It is stunningly beautiful. Driving the ATVs across the island is a blast. The shells laying everywhere are mind blowing. The guide is friendly and very knowledgeable about the... More 

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