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Island Ferry Adventures

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Address: 610 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2210
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Great boat ride

My family and I were looking for a good site seeing activity so we decided to give this tour a try. We went on the Rachel Carson Horse and Waterfront Tour. We really enjoyed it... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 September 2016
Liz E
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

My family and I were looking for a good site seeing activity so we decided to give this tour a try. We went on the Rachel Carson Horse and Waterfront Tour. We really enjoyed it for if nothing else we love to be out on the water. The captain was friendly and he stoped at one of the small islands... More 

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Perry B, Owner at Island Ferry Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! More 

Clayton, N.C., United States
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23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

2 hour excursion on the sand bar..... Informative ride over and back to Sand Dollar Island . Water depth is safe for all ages . Great time for the entire family!!!!!

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Thank Donald J
Perry B, Owner at Island Ferry Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks! Hope to see youall again!!! Perry More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Our family of four took the Wild Horses Tour on a recent Saturday afternoon. Our guide was very knowledgeable and shared lots of local history with us. He even stopped mid-tour to see if we could see any sea turtles in a location that they frequent. We ended our tour with a close-up view of some of the beautiful wild... More 

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Perry B, Owner at Island Ferry Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks for taking your time to give us a great review; hope to see youall again!!! Perry More 

Hegins, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We had an awesome time on our "adventure". The boat captain was super nice and gave us lots of good pointers on where to look and what to do while we were on the island. He also gave us a mini tour on the short ferry ride to our destination and explained what the buildings around us were. We had... More 

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Perry B, Owner at Island Ferry Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks for coming to see Island Ferry Adventures, hope you come back. Try Bird Shoalds! More 

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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

My family and I took the ferry out to Bird Shoal Island, it was spectacular! Entire staff was extremely friendly and knowledgable. The island was absolutely perfect and was not crowded at all. Will definitely go back.

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Perry B, Owner at Island Ferry Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks for going to the Best Island on the Crystal Coast!!! Hope to see you again. More 

Warren, Ohio
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76 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

We left from Beaufort, just a short trip right over to Bird Shoals Island. The captians' were both so nice and gave and pointed out so many nice things on the way over, even gave us tips on where to find the sand dollars. Beware this is a primitive Island, no bathrooms, no shade.... Bring an umbrella, sunscreen, water, and... More 

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Thank beachmom250
Perry B, Owner at Island Ferry Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for spending some quality time on Bird Shoals, we appreciate your business and the time, you took to make such a nice review!!! Hope to see you again and please let us know if we can do anything for you here on the Crystal Coast. Thanks again, Perry Barrow More 

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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

We had a great trip to Bird Shoal. They helped us to choose a trip and made recommendations based on our family. We found lots of shells.

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Perry B, Owner at Island Ferry Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks for using our service and hope to see you again! Thanks for taking the time to review us. Perry More 

Virginia
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7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Took the tour out to Sand Dollar Island recently while we were staying at Emerald Isle - it's a quick boat ride out to the Island (actually a sandbar) and though there were quite a few other people out there, we were able to find several sand dollars. We had plenty of time to scour around, and then swim for... More 

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Perry B, Owner at Island Ferry Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the nice review; it makes a lot of difference with you find a local company... Thanks!!! More 

Mentor, Ohio
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

My family and I were visiting Beaufort, NC on our way to Atlantic Beach, NC so we stopped at Island Ferry Adventures to see how much it would be to go look for sand dollars. The staff were so informative about the options and cost. They offered us a 15 minute ride over to Bird Shoal, which was like a... More 

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Perry B, Owner at Island Ferry Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks; you summed. It up better than I can!!! Hope you can come back soon!!! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

This business had excellent customer service at the start and end of our trip to Bird Shoal. It was an amazing day for our kids hunting live sand dollars and various other wildlife on the sand bars and calming waters at this beautiful spot. I'm a local ENC native and have many memories with my family and friends at Cape... More 

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Perry B, Owner at Island Ferry Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you, please come back soon! More 

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