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Wrightsville Beach Scenic Tours

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Address: 275 Waynick Blvd, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480
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+1 910-200-4002
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Wrightsville Beach Scenic Tours can help you discover the wonder and...

Wrightsville Beach Scenic Tours can help you discover the wonder and variety of nature in the Lower Cape Fear region. Guided eco-,sunset,fishing and private party charters are offered to a wide variety of habitats and ecosystems. Join us on our customized 28 foot Beach Catamaran, by sea kayak, or on foot for a unique, ecologically based, outdoor excursion.

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Masonboro Island Shuttle

My husband had a great time on Masonboro Island. We werent exactly sure where the boat was located (it shares a dock with 'Blockade Runner tours'). However, when Capt.. Joe saw... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 20, 2016
Clemmons, NC
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Clemmons, NC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

My husband had a great time on Masonboro Island. We werent exactly sure where the boat was located (it shares a dock with 'Blockade Runner tours'). However, when Capt.. Joe saw us looking lost, he immediately helped us out, and made us feel extremely comfortable. The cost is very reasonable, and we will definitely do it again (and again)!

1 Thank leah3rn
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Shuttle to Masonboro Island- didn't start so great as speedboat we were to take was not working. But they squeezed us onto their other tour pontoon boat and we went to the island. We chose not to do a tour because of our young kids, and 2 hours on the island was plenty of time for us. By time of... More 

1 Thank amsy2400
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

We booked the shelling/Eco-tour at the Blockade Runner. We had a nice boat ride over to Masonboro piloted by Captain Joe. Once we arrived on Masonboro Island, Captain Joe had a fishing charter so he left us with Captain John. My family had the greatest time! Captain John is very passionate about the ecology of NC and especially Masonboro Island.... More 

3 Thank Lanternrouge31
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103 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016

We had a party of 9 that was set to go crabbing over to Masonboro Island and it was a little difficult booking (this was done by a friend), but once everyone showed up, it was a lot of fun. We had to split into two boats (the fast one and the slow one) and the trip to Masonboro for... More 

2 Thank raible01
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016

This is a nice boat ride to Masonboro Island. We were with a group of kids (a school fieldtrip). The captain and all of his employees were very knowledgeable, and had a great sense of humor. The students learned about ecosystems, conservation, and history.

Thank parsleymn
Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2016

Capt.Jack & 1st mate Hal were both really funny and congenial. Gorgeous views and well worth the price.

Thank DaleTiffany1954
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016

This was a very enjoyable and educational trip. We took the eco tour and learned a lot about Masonboro Island and surrounding area.

Thank JulieWZ
Greensboro, North Carolina
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

My friend and I wanted to get out on the water and watch the sunset. I called and made reservations the day before. The dock is directly across the street from the Blockade Runner and you can use the hotel restrooms before the trip. The Shamrock was a open boat and the captain had chairs for us on deck when... More 

1 Thank jlombard
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

I'll keep it short and simple, this was our second time using this service. First time was back in July 2015. Texted the captain a day before, since its more convenient for us, I mean come on who actually calls to make reservations anymore? Next day met another captain on the dock, who took us to Masonboro island. Everything was... More 

1 Thank starrdusslove
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2015

Masonboro Island is an uninhabited island reachable only by boat. I purchased tickets for a kids "Eco Cruise" offered by Wrightsville Beach Scenic Tours during our trip to Wrightsville Beach during the last week of July 2015. I read through the FAQs on the web site after spending $95 for the three of us to take the tour. I had... More 

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