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The Downeast Rover Sailing Cruises

Manteo, NC, USA
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About The Downeast Rover Sailing Cruises
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 dolphins and osprey nests. The ship docks and departs from the beautiful downtown Manteo Waterfront Marina located across from Festival Park. Reasonable prices for individuals, groups, and private charters. BYOB. Come see the Outer Banks from a completely different perspective! Enjoy a beautiful sail and the quaint village of Manteo for a day of fun and sun.
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Maria M wrote a review Aug 12
Spotswood, New Jersey15 contributions
We had a fabulous time on the Downeast Rover! On our way to see the sunset, we spotted lots of dolphins and learned about the history of Shallowbag Bay and Jockeys Ridge from Captain Kim and Ethan. We even got to sing sea shanties with Ethan! Highly recommend this trip for a relaxing sunset sail.
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Date of experience: August 2022
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jp_appy wrote a review Aug 8
Spring Creek, NV38 contributions9 helpful votes
What a fun time we had on the Downeast Rover Sunset Cruise! Chris and Ethan were great, very knowledgeable about sailing and the history of the area. Glad we booked this excursion!
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Date of experience: August 2022
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Matt M wrote a review Aug 5
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We had a great time!!! Captain Chris and Ethan were able to share a lot of history about the area during our smooth sail through the Roanoke Sound. It was a great way to start our vacation on the Outer Banks. Be sure to ask them to sing for you.
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Date of experience: August 2022
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Dave D wrote a review Jul 2022
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Captain Chris and first mate Ethan were the best! But Scuppers the dog made the trip! Thoroughly enjoyed our time on the Downeast River. Highly recommend!
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Date of experience: July 2022
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Kimberly S wrote a review Jul 2022
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These people are awesome! We were very pleased with their service and we will definitely book with them again!
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Date of experience: June 2022
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