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Address: 610 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2210
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+1 252-342-3577
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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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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Beautiful day to be on the watet

The Captain is very knowledgable of the area and local history. Very funny and entertaining. Although we did not see the horses, which is out of his control. It was still $15.00... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2016
mville24112
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Roanoke, Virginia
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Roanoke, Virginia
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85 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

The Captain is very knowledgable of the area and local history. Very funny and entertaining. Although we did not see the horses, which is out of his control. It was still $15.00 well spent.

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1 Thank mville24112
Battle Creek, Michigan
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68 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Took the tour with Cpt. Bob on May 7th. He was a very able seaman and knowledgable about the area. The tour only takes about 45 minutes and is a great way to see the Beaufort waterfront from a different perspective. We did see a few wild horses grazing in the nature preserve. A great way to get off your... More 

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Stillwater, Oklahoma
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8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our tour with Captain Bob. He was very knowledgable about Beaufort and told us lots of historical facts about the area. He recommended a great place for lunch (which we went to, it WAS great) and other attractions to visit in the area (we took the suggestions and enjoyed them all). We did see wild horses on our... More 

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1 Thank ajcoll06
Kinston, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Our guide Peggy was very sweet and knowledgeable. The weather the day we went was perfect for this tour. I was a little disappointed that the horses were sooo far away, we didn't see any dolphins and the price was a bit high I thought. However the horses and dolphins are beyond their control so overall I give it a... More 

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1 Thank freespirited5421
Canada
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55 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

This was an exciting ride for my grandson. He loved seeing the horses on the island. He was so excited when we saw Dolphins. Everyone became excited when they swam so close to the boat. It was a great adventure. The captain, our guide, also showed us the bridge that lifts in the middle to allow boats to go through.... More 

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1 Thank B B
Ijamsville, Maryland
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Great boat ride, Captain Bob was very informative and we had a very nice time. They let us bring the dog along. I highly recommend this tour/ ride.

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1 Thank madhousemommy
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

On this tour I got to see around six wild horses and two pods of dolphins! Captain Bob was super knowledgeable and funny, I would gladly take it again just to see the wildlife.

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1 Thank Rob H
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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25 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

We did the 45 minute waterbug tour today with Capt. Bob. He was very personable and informative. He got us close to a herd of 12 horses. We also saw several dolphins who came close to the boat. This was a fun activity for me, husband and 2 kids (ages 11 and 14). I think it's a perfect activity for... More 

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1 Thank Stefanie L
Asheboro, North Carolina
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2015

Excellent and knowledgeable staff. Clean boats and good equipment. Loved the tour along the Shackelford Banks and seeing the wild horses. Would recommend anyone to take any one of their tours.

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West Chester, PA
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177 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2015

Just by chance, we decided at the last minute to hop on the 11:15 tour. We were the only two passengers and had to pay a little extra, but it was worth it. Peggy was our captain, and she was very informative. We saw wild horses on Rachel Carson Reserve and many wading birds including a blue heron. The hour... More 

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