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Surf Tours of Southport

203 E Bay St, Southport, NC 28461-3910
+1 910-465-6707
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Learn Southport

Great way to learn something about Southport. Though there are museums, etc., this is a fun way to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
WorldsBestReviewer
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Southport, North Carolina
Surfing with Steve

We caught the last tour of the day, Steve is full of facts, great on history, great on movie and tv... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
CorbsinVa
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Virgina USA
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I stop for you to take pictures, invite questions and have conversation! 50-55 min tour... I specialize in private/semi-private tours customized for your interests. I take 1-5 passengers covering Movie an TV film locations, History, Light Houses, Pirates, Civil War, Ghost Stories, Architecture, Eateries,Waterfront, etc. Reservations are suggested most days in Summer peak periods. Member Southport Historical Society and the Local Civil War Round Table. Southport Resident for 11 years, 4th year doing tours. I give tours daily but Wednesday & Sunday give me a call for availability or an RSVP. I can also do tours before and after regular hours. Call during inclement weather if you wish to brave the elements! Locations for movies: Safe Haven, A Walk to Remember, Crimes of the Heart, Weekend at Bernies. TV Locations: Revenge, Under the Dome, Dawson's Creek, and many more. Cash or Personal Check please. I can also take you to a drive up ATM I can pick up at B&B's and I can meet boaters at the Marina.
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203 E Bay St, Southport, NC 28461-3910
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great way to learn something about Southport. Though there are museums, etc., this is a fun way to see the area and addtionally learn about more contemporary topics like local movie and TV productions -- think Safe Haven and Under the Dome.

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Steve55x, Owner at Surf Tours of Southport, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks WBR! Glad you enjoyed your visit to Southport and special thanks for writing a review! I appreciate it! Steve

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We caught the last tour of the day, Steve is full of facts, great on history, great on movie and tv anecdotes in and around Southport. Great introduction to the town, great way to spend an hour!

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Steve55x, Owner at Surf Tours of Southport, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so very much for "Surfing Around Town" with me! And BIG THANKS also for contributing a review. I really appreciate it! Steve

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We drove to Southport and not knowing what to expect we took Steve’s tour and were so glad we did. You ride in a golf cart with a surfboard on top. Steve was very knowledgeable and asked us what were our interests and told us...More

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Steve55x, Owner at Surf Tours of Southport, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear linna1, Thanks for taking the time to post a review! Glad your recognized that I ask about my guests interests as I try to customize each tour for my guests. I can only carry small groups so I can do that. My tours are...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed Steve’s tour of Southport today. He is very entertaining and knowledgeable about the history of Southport, from its role in the Civil War to its place in the movie and tv history. We highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting Southport.

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Steve55x, Owner at Surf Tours of Southport, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for writing a review rfswisher! And glad you enjoyed surfing around Southport with me on Surf Tours of Southport! Regards, Steve

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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

I have been to Southport many times but this was the first time I took one of the golf cart tours. I learned so much and Steve was very entertaining. I would highly recommend him!

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Steve55x, Owner at Surf Tours of Southport, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Librarianwithkids! Glad you enjoyed! I am very pleased you shared your experience in taking the time to review so others could read your recent experience! BIG THANKS!!! Steve

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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

What an informative & interesting tour. Steve is very personable and gives an hour-long tour of the views, history & movie sites of Southport. We would definitely do this tour again. Relaxing, enjoyable ... highly recommend.

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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Steve was an excellent guide and took us around the town explaining the history and showing the sights. Thoroughly recommended and good value.

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Steve55x, Owner at Surf Tours of Southport, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Thanks for choosing Surf Tours of Southport and "surfing around town" with me. I'm now in my 5th year enjoying tours and still for the same price. Thanks again for taking my tour and special thanks for writing a review. Steve

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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Very informative and really made the trip to Southport better than we could have imagined. Steve is the man!

Thank asmith106
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Steve55x, Owner at Surf Tours of Southport, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Thanks for the review! Glad you enjoyed Coastal Livings "Happiest Seaside Town". Come again! Steve

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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Steve is a very sweet guy that is full of knowledge and wit. Everyone learned so much about this cute little town and got to see lots of movie sites. If you’re in Southport I recommend you take this tour.

Thank Tiffany H
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Steve55x, Owner at Surf Tours of Southport, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018

Thanks for "Surfing around town" with Surf Tours! And THANKS so much for taking the time to write a review, I appreciate your comments! Steve

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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

We a had a great tour with Steve. He was very knowledgeable about the area’s history and brought along supplemental photos for the tv and movies spots. You could definitely tell he was passionate about Southport’s history and notoriety. The only bad part was I...More

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Steve55x, Owner at Surf Tours of Southport, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Thanks Mark! There are pictures on my Facebook page that I took and there are ones here on Trip Advisor that guests on my tour took and posted. I greatly appreciate your taking the time to post a review. Celebrating my 5th year doing tours...More

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coolchickie76
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Response from Steve55x | Property representative |
July 2017, Adults are $10 children 12 and under are $5. My rates have been the same since I started 4 years ago. Please be aware children need to be 40lbs or more. I cannot take infants in child seats due to State of NC... More
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