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Address: 610 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2210
Phone Number: +1 252-342-3577
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45-60 Minute...Wild Ponies,Nature & History Cruise: Cruising along the...

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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Saved the day!

We were able to get on the last tour of the day after our other reserved boat ride was cancelled (the other company was great but other patrons cancelled due to clouds, I guess... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 October 2016
KEW591
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

It is a one hour tour up and down they peninsula area but the guide could put you to sleep. If you are going to do one of the tours would recommend you try another

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We were able to get on the last tour of the day after our other reserved boat ride was cancelled (the other company was great but other patrons cancelled due to clouds, I guess? Because it didn't even rain.) So these kind folks and inexpensive ride saved the day by letting us get our kids out on the water and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This was a great tour even with my two and four year old in tow. We had perfect weather and saw well over a dozen horses! It was a very informative and fun tour of historic Beaufort. I would definitely recommend for a relaxed personal tour, that is great for families!

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New Bern, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed an afternoon tour on Waterbug earlier this week. Our toddler loved being on boat. Our tour guide/captain was friendly. She was great with kids...there were several on our tour. Saw some fish, birds, islands, historic homes....AND WILD HORSES!!! So happy to only be an hour from this tour...we already have plans to do it again with extended family. Highly... More 

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Jonas Ridge, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We arrived as the 4:15 tour was leaving but I was taking a new camera and lens and needed a few extra minutes to prep some photography gear (Canon 7DMkII and the new 100-400 IS II L lens). Once I told the folks at the booking kiosk I was wanting pics of the horses (across from them on Carrot Island)... More 

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New Bern, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Peggy was our Captain and she gave us a lovely ride on the waters. We werent really interested in the horses, so she took us on an impromptu tour around the Beaufort waterfront. Was great.

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1 Thank Captain_DaveB
Sidney, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

What a great time our party of 8 had. Captain Bob was full of knowledge without being boring. Thank you for a pleasant outing!!

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Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

We were traveling with an older person and wanted a short trip. We settled on the $15 ticket along the waterfront for the 45 minute tour. Very pleased with this choice. Low tide caused some care in boarding, and access to the boat might be difficult for someone with balance problems, but it was relatively easy and quite safe. Boat... More 

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Bolivia, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

On an impulse we decided to take the bug boat tour. Had a great time. Saw horses and the Captain told us interesting facts about the area. He recommended us to visit Ft. Macon. Thank you Captain Bob for the advice. We loved Fort Macon and highly recommend the boat road and Ft. Macon. Beaufort is a charming seacoast town.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

My son and I had a great time recently for my birthday!!! The captain was wonderful and shared many interesting things about the area. Hope we can go again as each trip is different depending on nature herself.

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