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Island Ferry Adventures

610 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2210
+1 252-728-4129
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Have used this ferry charted many times. They always run on time, and are pleasant to deal with... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2017
markfarner58
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Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
Went looking for Sand Dollars

Kids wanted to go looking for sand dollars, found plenty there, along with some conch shells. Got... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
ldhammer
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Brantford, Canada
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“sand dollars” (26 reviews)
“wild horses” (31 reviews)
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610 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2210
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"shackleford banks"
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"low tide"
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"rachel carson"
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"cape lookout"
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"sand bar"
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"boat captain"
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"great trip"
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"his life"
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Reviewed 11 June 2017

Have used this ferry charted many times. They always run on time, and are pleasant to deal with. Their excursions are better than the Shackelford tour next door. Have always gone to Bird Shoal island and walked the length (3 miles) and can find dozens...More

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Perry B, Owner at Island Ferry Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Thanks so much for the great review and continued business!!! We have worked hard to provide the best Island and Water Tour Experience on the Crystal Coast. Thanks again, Perry

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Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Kids wanted to go looking for sand dollars, found plenty there, along with some conch shells. Got to see some wild horses on the island as well. Only complaint is that the drop you off so far away from where you have to walk to...More

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Perry B, Owner at Island Ferry Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Thanks

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Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

First and foremost the previous reviews concerning Cindy were on par she is absolutely wonderful! When you walk up be sure to ask her anything to help you decide which ferry destination would suit your needs. We had a great time, the beach was beautiful!...More

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Perry B, Owner at Island Ferry Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Thanks!

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Reviewed 15 May 2017

Our family of 8 were Vacationing in Emerald Isle, NC, May 6-13. I had read about the boat trips to see the Spanish Horses so I checked into the different Ferry services and decided to go with Island Ferry Adventures. We wanted to go to...More

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Perry B, Owner at Island Ferry Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2017

Cool!!! Thanks for the review! Perry

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Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

We took the trip to Carrot Island. The lady selling tickets was very friendly and gave us helpful information. We were also supplied with a map of the island and trails. Boat ride was very nice. Captain was friendly and informative. Our pick up was...More

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Perry B, Owner at Island Ferry Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Thanks so much for the nice review and great information, it means a lot from personal accounts of your adventures!

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Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

We have been going to Beaufort for over 17 Years. We always use these guys. They're fun and informative. The recognize us every time we come to town . Super friendly and accommodating.

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Perry B, Owner at Island Ferry Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Our repeat business from folks like you and word of mouth advertising is the center stone of our business. We appreciate you and the many loyal customers who have helped to make our business so successful. Thanks again, Perry

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Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our trip to Bird Shoals. From check-in to pickup everything was done professionally. Would recommend this activity to anyone with young children. The shells are everywhere and our kids had a great time.

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Perry B, Owner at Island Ferry Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Thanks for the Great Review; it means a lot to our crew who try so hard to make sure your adventure is a fantastic one! Perry

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Reviewed 22 April 2017

The middlish-aged woman at the Island Ferry Adventures dock was helpful and the middlish-aged man driving the boat was friendly, but I think we got off on the wrong start with the younger (20 or 30-something?) man selling the tickets. I was hoping he could...More

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Perry B, Owner at Island Ferry Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

grillin girl, I am the middlish aged boat captain, walking on the Rachel Carson Reserve or other Islands on the Crystal Coast is not for everyone; the wild horses do what wild horses do but most people find them. I will be glad to recommend...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2017

Island Adventures provides ferry service to many of the islands that dot the larger harbor area. We chose to go to Bird Shoal to photograph birds (not so many) and horses (a few), and to simply walk the beach. We collected many sand dollars (local...More

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Perry B, Owner at Island Ferry Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Bolond, Thanks for the nice review!!! There is a lot to see and experience here on the Crystal Coast. I am glad you did get an example of some of the many ways to explore the Rachel Carson Reserve and Beaufort. Thanks again. Perry

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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Knowledgeable... Can't begin to say it! We were treated like we have lived here our whole lives and knew what we were doing. Thank you so much for the experience! Gave us a great trip with no hassle or wait times. Money well spent in...More

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Perry B, Owner at Island Ferry Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

vacagreenqueen, Thanks so much for the nice review; we do try to give every person the local experience and treat you like family. Thanks again!!! Perry

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BEEVE
7 September 2015|
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Response from Perry B | Property representative |
WE can help with trips to Bird Shoal; nice easy beach for walking, shelling and looking for the wild horses. Please give us a call a day aahead for tides and weather.
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wilsonpcsucksp
27 June 2015|
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Response from Perry B | Property representative |
We luv puppys and would like to meet yours;they are free but have to be controlled on the Islands. Thanks, Cindy
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homeisnice
29 May 2015|
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Response from Perry B | Property representative |
We offer a Ferry Service to Carrot Island, Bird Shoals and Sand Dollar for walking the nature trailas and beaches looking for horses, shells and other wild life. We have a boat every 30 miniutes and Sand Dollar is by... More
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