Outer Banks Cruises

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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.

Pelican Island Cruise Bird Watch departs from Wanchese Harbor. You will see commercial fishermen and women working in Pamlico sound, the Bodie Island Lighthouse from the soundside, Duck Island hunting lodge, built around 1920, several Osprey (fish hawk) nests, probably a dolphin or two, Pelican Island, home to over 4,000 birds of several varieties, and much more. Available as private charter.

Shrimping-Crabbing Cruise We pull a small commercial type shrimp net behind the boat and passengers get to sort the catch and examine the fish, shrimp, crabs, etc., than is harvested. Passengers sort the catch keeping all the fish shrimp and crabs of legal size to take home. A fantastic hands-on experience for everyone. Learn about the three types of crabs harvested.


The Private Sunset Sound Safari Sightseeing Cruise Enjoy protected waters of the Outer Banks with a 9th generation native. Hear native lore and learn some of the fascinating history about this unique corner of the world.

Reservations are strongly recommended for our 2-hour sightseeing tours. Simply call our ticket office and one of our Cruise Representatives will assist you. Up To 50% Deposit With Credit Card to Reserve Tickets Balance Due On Day Of Expedition. Your Arrival Is Expected Twenty Minutes Prior To Departure. 50% Refund Of Deposit With Twenty Four Hour Cancellation Notice
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Outer Banks Cruises 35.910132, -75.669585 400 Queen Elizabeth Avenue, Manteo, NC, United States (Directions)
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400 Queen Elizabeth Avenue, Manteo, NC, United States
252-473-1475