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Outer Banks Adventures

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***TOUR INFO*** :Explore the hidden Outer Banks & take a ride on the wild side with Outer Banks Adventures. Discover the waters less traveled with OBA's unique Eco-tours on NC's only commercial operated Air boat or take a spin on a SUP with a guided...more
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Hours Today: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Across from Pirate's Cove, under the bridge, Nags Head, NC 27959-9164
+1 757-871-6402
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We had the chance to enjoy the tour in August 2016 and I advise EVERYONE to take this trip! We rode the fan boat past the marshes in Oregon Inlet - got to see the private estates off the grid and then had a chance...More

4  Thank Judith P
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Really disappointed. We were only in the outer banks for 2 days and this is what we were most looking forward to based on the reviews. We were late to our outing, which was our fault, we went to the wrong address. We eventually arrived...More

2  Thank Alexa J
yorkhavenmarina, Owner at Outer Banks Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2016

I am sorry you were disappointed we aren't in business of disappointing people as the other 99 reviews reflect. I can certainly understand your frustration though, unfortunately sometimes circumstances are beyond our control... We had run a morning tour before we broke down with you,...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I booked a corporate team building event with Outer Banks Adventure and took the 1.5 hour air boat tour. We all had a great time and especially appreciated the knowledge our tour guide Jamie had about the area's history and ecosystem. Also, I've been going...More

Thank Kendra S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the most fun and informative tour I have ever done. I love the Outer Banks and have been coming here since I was a child. Jaime’s tour was amazing. I like that he points out animals and plants to you. The beach stop...More

Thank 551donnad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend, Meagan, found your information on Facebook. She showed it to my husband and I. We decided this would be something different to try. We are so glad we did. We had so much fun. My two year old even managed to fall asleep...More

Thank Mandy L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jamie was GREAT!!! He worked us in with some other people to make the trip complete. It was outstanding!!! Will go out with him anytime we are in the Outer Banks. Would recommend this to anyone!!!

Thank cheryl7024
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When at the Outer Banks this is a must do. I have ridden airboats many times, and in many different places, this one ranks very close to the top. Jamie, the captain, is very knowledgeable about the area, and a very skilled captain. I would...More

Thank Sandra D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an outstanding couple hours in the hands of a masterful guide and thrilling fan boat captain. Knowledgeable of the lore and sciences of the Roanoke Sound, its history, economics, wildlife, and aquatic ecology, Capt. Jamie captivates, entertains, and knows what you want to see....More

Thank Jay E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Jamie is an excellent guide! He warned us it might be choppy, but the ride was just enough to make it fun. He mixed history and science. He paused for photos & will post photos of us on his web site for us. We had...More

Thank Vicki E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The airboat ride/ tour was a new and very cool experience! Jamie was an excellent tour guide with a wealth of knowledge about the OBX. I’ve been visiting this area my entire life, however, was amazed by all the interesting facts and knowledge that Jamie...More

Thank jsumrak
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Our family of 6 adults wanted something new and interesting to do while on vacation this year. This was a great choice. We had a blast, learned so much about the flora and fauna of the OBX! 2 hours seemed to be the perfect amount...More

Thank skierguy13
Reviewed 9 October 2018

We had a great trip on Monday Oct 1 with Jamie! My party of 5 included 3 kids, one of whom has special needs. The OBA team did a great job of accommodating our needs, and made for a fun trip for all. We enjoyed...More

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9 August 2018|
Response from James M | Property representative |
We usually run into October weather permitting
Nancy B
22 June 2018|
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Response from James M | Property representative |
You can book directly online at our website, or our Facebook or Google pages
12 April 2018|
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Response from James M | Property representative |
Sorry No pets allowed, We wear ear protection for noise & communication & a dog's ears are much more sensitive than ours.