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Lighthouse WaterSports

4909 Fish Factory Rd SE, Boat Slip #6, Southport, NC 28461-8096
+1 910-808-1713
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2.5 hour swamp tour

We had an absolute blast with Jeff our guide. He graciously took my 85 year old mother while... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Carol V
Sunset cruise

Took a sunset cruise with Jeff last night and can't say enough great things!! Jeff is so... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sherry R
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Lighthouse WaterSports is a eco tour company that specializes in guided kayak and boat tours for exploring nature, sharing history and viewing wildlife. We lead group kayak tours to remote blackwater creeks, marshes and swamps and operate scenic boat tours and sunset cruises on the Cape Fear River and Intracoastal waters of Southport, Bald Head Island, and Oak Island. We also deliver kayak and stand up paddle board rentals to vacation rental homes.
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4909 Fish Factory Rd SE, Boat Slip #6, Southport, NC 28461-8096
+1 910-808-1713
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an absolute blast with Jeff our guide. He graciously took my 85 year old mother while paddling a tandem kayak, all the while giving us an interesting and informative view of what we were seeing and sometimes hearing!! One of the most fun...More

Thank Carol V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took a sunset cruise with Jeff last night and can't say enough great things!! Jeff is so knowledgeable about the area - we learned a lot in addition to having a great time. Highly recommend!!!

Thank Sherry R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a blast touring the Cape Fear river and surrounding islands. We saw a sea turtle and dolphins during our cruise. Jeff took time to stop to make sure we all saw the dolphins. We would definitely book a cruise with him again.

Thank David P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was unanimous, we all had a Great Time. The guide was excellent at spotting the wildlife. The history and background the guide provided was an added bonus. The beginner in our group did very well in handling her kayak after a brief introduction on...More

Thank Steve Y
Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

What a great sunset tour. Weather was perfect. Capt. Jeff was friendly, courteous and knowledgeable. He took time to point out landmarks, wildlife and interesting history about the area. We even lucked up on a pod of dolphins in the river that added a highlight...More

Thank Ponyxpress108
Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

Captain Jeff was AWESOME! Very knowledgeable and answered all my hubby's many questions. We had a great time!

Thank Gabby S
Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

Took the sunset cruise with our two children and another family with children. Captain Jeff did an awesome job. We saw dolphins and he stopped so we could watch! Very informative and he even let the kids take turns at "driving" the boat. Very pleased...More

Thank mbfuson
Reviewed April 24, 2017

Our Sunset cruise was a last minute decision however we had a great time. Our guide was more than willing to take our party of only 3 out and we received the same treatment and tour that a party of 15-16 would have. Our guide...More

Reviewed April 13, 2017

Jeff has a passion and knowledge which makes his trip a valuable and fun experience. We learned so much about the Cape Fear River and it's confluence with the Atlantic. He is a fun guy whose enthusiasm for his job make the trip well worth...More

Thank tombelinda
Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I took the sunset cruise. Our captain/guide was Jeff. He was very knowledgeable about the history of the area about the geography the wildlife. He make sure to answer any question we had. The cruise was over 30 miles and covered intercoastal...More

Thank Papabear1113
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What is the best time during the day to go? And should I go ahead and make reservations through the site or call? I have a 10 yr. old and 5 yr. old.
May 31, 2015|
Response from BlackwaterKayak | Property representative |
Honestly there is no 'best time'. We tell clients to book the time that is most convenient for them. That is why we offer multiple tour times so that there is always a time that works for everyones schedule. With kids in... More