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The Downeast Rover is a 55-foot topsail schooner offering sailing tours of the Roanoke Sound in the Outer Banks of North Carolina several times daily including sunset. The ship showcases views including the Jockey’s Ridge sand dunes, leaping...more
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
307 Queen Elizabeth Ave, Behind Poor Richards Sanwich Shop, Manteo., Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9398
All reviews sunset sail beautiful sunset captain brian hour cruise roanoke sound bring food relaxing cruise great sail including alcohol man crew cheese and crackers smooth sailing perfect end the outer banks highly recommend this cruise perfect weather private charter
We have tried for 6 years to go n this cruise. We visit the OBX every other year with our adult children. In 2014 it was supposed to be our anniversary present but it rained every day and we were unable to go. In 2016...More
Date of experience: October 2018
CaptainKim, Owner at The Downeast Rover Sailing Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018
Thank you for your kind review. We are so glad you finally got a chance to sail with us and we are happy you enjoyed yourself. :)
Kim and first mate Watson did a great job of making us feel welcome and comfortable. The cruise around the sound was great fun and we were very fortunate to have many dolphins traveling with us including mom, baby and dad. We were able to...More
We had a great Friday afternoon sunset cruise! The winds on Roanoke Sound were not so strong, though, so we had to spend a good bit of the trip motoring. Didn't take away from the lovely scenery and chill atmosphere provided by the Downeast Rover...More
We were not sure what to expect, but we were pleasantly surprised. Brian our Captain and Billy our first mate we're on top of everything. We could help out on deck if we wanted or just sit back and enjoy the smooth sailing. Will definitely...More
We come to OBX every August for a family vacation. This was our 4th or 5th time sailing on the Downeast Rover...as always...it was a fantastic trip. This sunset sail is always a highlight of our vacation. Absolutely a “must do”!!
We went on the first trip of the day with Capt. Kim and Watson and they made it amazing. Watson shared so much local info about Andy Griffin, Banana Island and so many more. Capt Kim found us some dolphin. And as we head back...More
My girl friend and I booked this sailing around 6:00 PM at end of July. It was really beautiful to see the waters, birds, clouds and shores after thunder storm during sunset. We were shocked by the beautiful scenery when seeing sunshine penetrating the clouds...More
Response from Kim_0990 | Property representative |
Hi there Deb (and Rob?)!
Our private sails range in price from $450 to $800. It just depends on what time of day you'd like to sail (sunset sails are more popular and more expensive). If you have any questions or concerns... More
Hi there Deb (and Rob?)!
Our private sails range in price from $450 to $800. It just depends on what time of day you'd like to sail (sunset sails are more popular and more expensive). If you have any questions or concerns, please call us at 252-473-4866.
Looking forward to hearing from you!
-Kim Winslow (Owner)