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Very informative guide. We got to see 25 wild horses grazing on the beach which we were told is a... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2016
Derek M
via mobile
Captain Bob is awesome.

We had so much fun. Captain Bob taught us so much told us about restaurants that were good we went... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2016
Sean S
via mobile
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45-60 Minute...Wild Ponies,Nature & History Cruise: Cruising along the Rachel Carson Reserve in search of wild ponies... it's common for us to see Dolphins, Sea turtles, and a variety of wildlife along the way enjoy panoramic views of Beaufort's charming old homes & working waterfront. While learning the history of our quaint Seaport Village, hear about the best places to eat & the local sights not to miss! Don't forget your camera! A Little History A Little Nature A Lot of Fun!
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  • Poor1%
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610 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2210
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Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Very informative guide. We got to see 25 wild horses grazing on the beach which we were told is a rare occasion. Well worth the $15 for an hour tour.

1  Thank Derek M
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

We had so much fun. Captain Bob taught us so much told us about restaurants that were good we went and tried the restaurants and they were awesome. If you come here start your trip with Captain Bob he give you the layout of the...More

1  Thank Sean S
Reviewed 13 June 2016

We ended up taking a tour on the Water Bug on a whim and I was not disappointing! Our party had Capt. Peggy who was very friendly and a wonderful guide. On our trip we saw some of the wild horses as well as some...More

2  Thank Lindsay K
Reviewed 1 June 2016

We recently had a waterfront tour of Beaufort, NC with Captain Bob on the Waterbug. Having taken many tours on the water in varied places, this by far is the very best. Not only did we see wild horses as well as dolphins, the tour...More

2  Thank Paddington13
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Yesterday I enjoyed a tour with Captain Bob. We were able to spot horses and learn about Rachel Carson Reserve. Captain Bob is very knowledgeable of the water and the town of Beaufort. The Waterbug itself is wonderful because it provides shade for hot days...More

1  Thank Brooke S
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Captain Bob was great fun and so well versed on the horses, birds and surrounding areas. This was our 3rd time visiting Beaufort, but our first time seeing the horses...we were thrilled. Over 20 horses were grazing along the shoreline and we were able to...More

1  Thank mgervais2016
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Our tour was taken on May 19. It was a great day to be on the water - some clouds and some sunshine. It was low tide and the water was calm. Capt Peggy took us down the channel to see the wild horses on...More

1  Thank Wanderer1960
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Captain Bob was a great host and taught us a lot of history and fun facts. He showed is horses and all the natural attractions. Best water tour in Beaufort!

1  Thank Matthew A
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

The Captain is very knowledgable of the area and local history. Very funny and entertaining. Although we did not see the horses, which is out of his control. It was still $15.00 well spent.

1  Thank mville24112
Reviewed 8 May 2016

Took the tour with Cpt. Bob on May 7th. He was a very able seaman and knowledgable about the area. The tour only takes about 45 minutes and is a great way to see the Beaufort waterfront from a different perspective. We did see a...More

1  Thank Isabella-McKania
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Kaile R
16 September 2016|
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Response from Captain_DaveB | Reviewed this property |
Coast Guard regulations "require" all children under 12 to be wearing PFDs while aboard. Its up to the tour operator to enforce.