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Lighthouse WaterSports

4909 Fish Factory Rd SE, Boat Slip C - 13, Southport, NC 28461-8096
+1 910-808-1713
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Family Reunion Kayak Adventure

Eleven members of our family had a great kayak tour with Jeff! Jeff was very knowledgeable and made... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Paulette and Ge... Z
Great boat experience

The tour was fantastic! Guide was fun, knowledgeable, very engaged with the guests and made the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Malia K
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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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“kayak tour” (41 reviews)
“great guide” (10 reviews)
“captain jeff” (5 reviews)
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4909 Fish Factory Rd SE, Boat Slip C - 13, Southport, NC 28461-8096
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+1 910-808-1713
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"kayak tour"
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"great guide"
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"captain jeff"
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"easy paddle"
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"barred owls"
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"sunset boat cruise"
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"high water"
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"guide knew a lot"
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"elizabeth river"
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"interesting points"
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"rent paddle boards"
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"family vacation"
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"rice"
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"a lot of fun"
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"saw dolphins"
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"pod of dolphins"
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Reviewed yesterday

Eleven members of our family had a great kayak tour with Jeff! Jeff was very knowledgeable and made sure everyone was safe and had fun. Rice Creek was gorgeous and the entire experience was relaxing and beautiful. Paulette Z

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The tour was fantastic! Guide was fun, knowledgeable, very engaged with the guests and made the experience both educational and fun. It was a great first boat ride for my kids, ages 13, 10 & 8. Some fun waves and sea spray. We would definitely...More

Thank Malia K
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful sunset cruise. The captain was informative and knowledgeable about the area and the history of the area. The ride in between sites was a fast boat ride which made it exciting. Refreshments were served. Very enjoyable experience!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came from Colorado to vacation at the beach, but we are really glad that we did the kayak tour. It was so peaceful and beautiful. We saw an alligator, a bard owl, a water snake and a turtle. The guide was great and gave...More

Thank Liz W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Family took the sunset boat cruise and were disappointed. The tour guide was good but the itinerary was weak; looking mostly at houses gets boring.More

Thank Herman D
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BlackwaterKayak, Owner at Lighthouse WaterSports, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

This individual called us after doing a private boat tour and stated; “I see you have lots of great reviews if you do not refund my money I will write a bad review.” We refused to refund his money. He was rude to all of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were so blessed to have wonderful weather and a Strawberry full moon on our tour! Jeff was a great guide & gave us such great history & information about Oak Island, Southport,Bald Head Island, St. James marina & more! We spotted dolphins as we...More

Thank karenvol2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The gorgeous views, the history, the marine life and birds.... all of it, was just gorgeous. Our tour guide, Jeff, was very knowledgeable about the area and it’s history. I believe he callled it “500 years of history in 1 minute!” Haha! The sunset on...More

1  Thank Tara N
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a fantastic way to get another perspective of the beautiful islands! Jeff does an outstanding job sharing his knowledge of the area he has lived in his whole life. We were blessed with incredible weather, but will have to do this again on our...More

Thank Mary F
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The wife and I took the 11:00 tour in a tandem kayak. My wife had never been in a kayak and I had not paddled a canoe in over 40 years. It took all of 5 minutes in get accustom to our kayak so I...More

Thank SouthPride
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lighthouse and Captain Jeff provided my entire family (ages 2 to 72) with a very enjoyable, safe, and informative boat tour. We loved seeing the dolphins and other sites, and just being out on the water. I would highly recommend the experience and we would...More

Thank Olivia J
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T867DRnancym
July 5, 2018|
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Response from BlackwaterKayak | Property representative |
Hello, to book online visit our website Lighthouse WaterSports. Please call 910-808-1713 to book over the phone.
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D C
June 28, 2018|
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Response from BlackwaterKayak | Property representative |
Hello, our kayaks can accommodate up to 275 lbs., but a persons fitness and endurance level is what is most important. It’s not based on age or weight. There are 300 lbs. seventy year old individuals who can do things that a... More
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CPEstes
May 31, 2015|
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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
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