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Address: 400 Queen Elizabeth Ave, Water Front Boardwalk, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-0816
Phone Number: +1 866-473-1475
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The Guaranteed Dolphin Watch is our most popular tour from June to October....

The Guaranteed Dolphin Watch is our most popular tour from June to October. This two hour cruise is ideal for all ages.You will hear a factual narration on the Bottlenose Dolphin. Dolphin mating and birthing observed on many cruises. See the most respected aquatic mammal in it's natural habitat. Breathtaking views are all around you on this tour. Our large viewing areas offer everyone a good spot. Each vessel is covered for sun protection with a restroom on board and Coast Guard inspected. Our crews are usually native to the Outer Banks. They love to answer questions and show off the local area to all of our visitors. We believe you'll have the time of your life and it will be the most memorable afternoon of your trip to the Outer Banks.

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Fun time seeing dolphins!

Everyone was very friendly, funny, and informative. Husband and I had a fun time searching for dolphins which we have never done before. We will do this again our next visit!

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4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 22, 2016
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North Bend, Washington
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North Bend, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

Everyone was very friendly, funny, and informative. Husband and I had a fun time searching for dolphins which we have never done before. We will do this again our next visit!

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Thank Christy O
Long Island, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

Captain Johnny's Delivers! We found it to be a very relaxing cruise where we got to see some dolphins going about their business, some pelicans, a whole bunch of cormorants and a supposedly (informed rumors) 12 million dollar Hatteras yacht, not bad for a lazy afternoon cruise. The dolphins are beautiful and graceful but not at all like flipper or... More 

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Lawrenceburg, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

On Wednesday, 9/28 my husband and I drove from our hotel in Kitty Hawk to Manteo, on the beautiful Roanoke Island, where we planned to spend the day. We stumbled upon Captain Johnny's right near parking at the waterfront and decided to book a 1:00 pm, two-hour tour of the sound. Maybe because it was mid-week and early fall, our... More 

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Thank Lynette R
Duluth, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

It was peaceful and wonderful! We saw several dolphins, learned a lot, and enjoyed abeautiful cruise on the sound!

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Maryland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

Capt. Johnny's is on the pier and there is street parking and free parking at the lot at the end of the road: short walk to the pier. Two hour dolphin tour. The boat was comfortable and smooth: the boat filled up quickly and we left early for this dolphin watch. The captain engaging which was very nice and provided... More 

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Honeoye, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

The day after a storm is a pretty day in the Outer Banks! We took the sunset dolphin tour on 9/22 and it was absolutely gorgeous. The weather was perfect, the Cap'n informative and the dolphin were spectacular! This is a must-see when visiting OBX!

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Butler
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

Wonderful experience....education of dolphins provided.....mating season and hundreds of dolphins seen.....captain and first mate pleasant and informative

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Thank Maryann K
Madison, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

We went out on the Captain Johnny. The crew were very nice and knowledgeable. We got to see lots of Dolphins up close. Very very good trip and would recommend it to anyone that would like to see dolphins.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

It took a while to find them but once we did, it was amazing. Not only the first time we found them. On the way back in we saw a bunch more and we stayed out longer than the 2 hours just to see them. Captain Johnny was a great boat captain and very knowledgeable. His crew mates were as... More 

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Lyndhurst, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

This was one of my family's favorite OBX activities. We saw dozens of dolphins leaping, flipping and cavorting with each other. We could even hear them breathing! It was a great time on the water and we would definitely do this again.

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