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Paradise Dolphin Cruises

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712 Harbor Rd, Wanchese, Roanoke Island, NC 27981-9606
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Sunset dolphin cruise

We had an amazing 2 hour cruise despite the pouring rain early on. We saw lots of dolphins as well... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Mary C
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Advance, North Carolina
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Awesome Experience!!!

We had an amazing time with Captain J and Kade. They both made it very enjoyable and we saw a lot... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Courtney H
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Eager to channel your inner explorer while visiting Wanchese? Join us aboard the Kokomo for the ocean excursion of a lifetime. With over ten years in the business and a true love of the open water, our captain and crew are here to ensure your safety and provide an exhilarating experience for the whole family. We’ll cruise the Roanoke Sound and keep an eye out for the majestic Bottlenose dolphins that inhabit the waters. There’s no telling what exciting encounters are in store! So climb aboard, and we’ll set sail for adventure -- we can’t wait to share the ocean and all its magic with you.
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“sunset cruise” (13 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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712 Harbor Rd, Wanchese, Roanoke Island, NC 27981-9606
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had an amazing 2 hour cruise despite the pouring rain early on. We saw lots of dolphins as well as some brown pelicans sitting on a sandbar and a nest of osprey on top of a channel marker. Once it began to clear off,...More

Thank Mary C
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had an amazing time with Captain J and Kade. They both made it very enjoyable and we saw a lot of dolphins! We'll definitely be back again!

Thank Courtney H
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Highlight of our trip! Captain Jay was hilarious, a great guide and awesome host wrapped in one. The kids, young and old, loved driving the boat. We saw tons of dolphins and loved hearing his stories.

Thank Moronic06
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We seen many dolphins and had a great time. Captain Jay was hilarious and very informative. We would definitely do it again next time we come!

Thank eeyore5588
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Andrew_paradise_NC, Owner at Paradise Dolphin Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It's great you spotted a ton of dolphins, and thanks for sharing how happy you were with Captain Jay. We can't wait to welcome you back aboard! Until then, Paradise Cruises Family

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The cruise promised dolphins, a beautiful sunset and fun. It was all we had hoped for and more. The captain was Hilarious and really informative! We had a blast and will DEFINITELY visit again next year❣️

Thank Lisa R
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Andrew_paradise_NC, Owner at Paradise Dolphin Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It means a lot that your cruise exceeded your expectations, Lisa. Everything we do is worth it when we see how much fun our guests are having! Thanks for the kind words. We can't wait to see you next year. Best wishes, Paradise Cruises Family

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You are asked to get there around 5:30 to check in. There is a cute little tiki bar on site you can grab food or drinks at (and then take with you!) And a bathroom, which is nice to use before you head out. I...More

Thank Kristin H
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Andrew_paradise_NC, Owner at Paradise Dolphin Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kristin, thanks so much for breaking down the different details of your cruise. We're all about providing the best overall experience, and that means everything from food and drinks beforehand to personable, welcoming crew members throughout. It's wonderful you got some awesome pictures of the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a group of 10 people take the tour yesterday. The sound was nice and calm. We saw many dolphins during the trip. Captain Jay and Tour Guide Christian were very knowledgable about the area and answered many questions. I can't rate them high...More

Thank Eric N Lyvone P
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Andrew_paradise_NC, Owner at Paradise Dolphin Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Eric, it means the world that you're still talking about your cruise days later. We loved having you on board and hope it won't be the last time you join us. Wishing you the best, Paradise Cruises Family

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just got off the boat with these guys and I'm quite glad I took this tour. Jay and Christian were polite, professional, engaging, and also funny. Can't recommend these guys enough. Thanks for the awesome tour! Isaac from WV

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Andrew_paradise_NC, Owner at Paradise Dolphin Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for flattering a few of our crew members, Isaac! Jay and Christian really know how to engage the crowd, and it's wonderful you enjoyed their guidance. Visit us again if you ever get the opportunity. We'd love to have you, Paradise Cruises Family

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great trip and saw lots of dolphins! Very friendly and knowledgeable crew as well. Would highly recommend to anyone!

1  Thank Emily L
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Andrew_paradise_NC, Owner at Paradise Dolphin Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Emily, it's fantastic that you enjoyed the crew, but we all know the dolphins are the stars of the show! We're thrilled you had a great time, and we appreciate the recommendation. All the best, Paradise Cruises Family

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time. The weather was beautiful, and we saw lots of Dolphins! A great fun, reasonably priced activity to do while you vacation in the outer banks! Thanks guys!

Thank Patti O
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Andrew_paradise_NC, Owner at Paradise Dolphin Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

The pleasure was all ours, Patti! We're thrilled you had a chance to join us while on vacation. Next time you're in the area, we hope you'll hop on one of our cruises again. All the best, Paradise Cruises Family

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