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Coastal Kayak Touring Company

1240 Duck Rd, Unit 116, Duck, NC 27949-4569
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Kayak With The Alligators

What a great adventure. One does not know their pucker factor until you are on the water with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lloyd N
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Montclair, Virginia
Highly recommend-Alligator River tour

Finally a nice day to be outdoors on the water. We met our tour at the Walgreens at mile marker 9... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2018
Tara B
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Northern Virginia, Virginia
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Coastal Kayak Touring Company named a National Geographic Top 100 America's Best Adventures. We offer Kayak Tours & Stand Up Paddle Board Tours from Corolla to Duck to Kitty Hawk, Hatteras Island, and the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge...Our tours are perfect for all ages and experience.
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1240 Duck Rd, Unit 116, Duck, NC 27949-4569
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great adventure. One does not know their pucker factor until you are on the water with alligators floating in front of you.

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Joe O, Owner at Coastal Kayak Touring Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So true! I am glad you enjoyed your tour.

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Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

Finally a nice day to be outdoors on the water. We met our tour at the Walgreens at mile marker 9 and it was just easier to ride in the van for transport ($5pp and so worth it). We got a little history of the...More

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Joe O, Owner at Coastal Kayak Touring Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the nice review & joining me at the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge. Your son’s questions were spot on. As a guide, we love interacting with our guests. Perhaps he will be one of our future guides.

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Reviewed November 19, 2017

It was a fantastic experience to kayak through marshes with such a knowledgeable guide. Alligator River has a Cypress swamp that is absolutely gorgeous. There are hundreds of turtles, birds and yes, we saw an alligator too. I will definitely do some kayaking with this...More

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Joe O, Owner at Coastal Kayak Touring Company, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2017

Thank you for the great review! The Alligator River tour is really good for all ages and abilities. We look forward to your next visit!

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Reviewed November 7, 2017 via mobile

Had a great experience on the tour with Joe. He insured the safety of all on the tour. He was very informative about the history, fauna, and flora along the trail. Getting to know the nature and history was fascinating!!

Thank Scot S
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Joe O, Owner at Coastal Kayak Touring Company, responded to this reviewResponded November 9, 2017

Thanks for the nice review Scott. I look forward to seeing you next time at the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge and hope we have as beautiful a sunset.

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Reviewed October 2, 2017

Since hurricane Maria made ocean swimming impossible, we decided to go kayaking. The staff of Coastal Kayak was very helpful, encouraging us (2 couples) to go on the sunset trip that evening. Glad we did as the winds picked up the next couple days. Our...More

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Joe O, Owner at Coastal Kayak Touring Company, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Thanks for the great review and kind words for our staff & your awesome guide, Brett.

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Reviewed September 26, 2017

Brett was a terrific guide and he navigated our tour through the marsh areas of the sound. He was very knowledgeable about the area and its history. He pointed out wildlife and birds as we kayaked our way out and encouraged us to get out...More

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Joe O, Owner at Coastal Kayak Touring Company, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Thank you for your poetic take on a truly magical place to kayak. I have also enjoyed having Brett back this past September to share his passion for kayaking and the outdoors with others. I hope to see you guys on your next visit.

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Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Nice scenic views, we provided our own kayaks, the guide"Putt Putt" was excellent. We also got to see some Black Bears.

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Joe O, Owner at Coastal Kayak Touring Company, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2017

Thanks for the great review & we hope you guys join us again on your next visit.

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Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I took four 16 year old boys on this kayaking tour of Alligator River and we actually saw an alligator!!! It was just a baby but it was a real live one! Putt Putt was out guide for the afternoon and he...More

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Joe O, Owner at Coastal Kayak Touring Company, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2017

Thanks for the awesome review and taking your family on a tour of the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge. That was cool you guys got the opportunity to see a baby alligator. We hope you join us again on your next visit.

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Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

We loved this trip. My gf is (for some reason) obsessed with marshes and the swap and nature in general. We went on this trip mainly for her but in the end we both enjoyed it. We got a cool guy by the name of...More

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Joe O, Owner at Coastal Kayak Touring Company, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2017

Thanks for the great review and kind words for Savage. Summer is coming to an end, and Savage is departing on Labor Day for his next big adventure. He will be missed. That is awesome that you guys saw a baby alligator. We hope to...More

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Reviewed August 20, 2017

This was a great tour, peaceful, relaxing, our party of 5 (3 teens) felt very safe with Jessie James Savage as our guide, he was awesome. He had great knowledge of the area with a sense of humor. If your wondering - hmm bugs? not...More

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Joe O, Owner at Coastal Kayak Touring Company, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2017

Thank you on the awesome review. Savage is only here for another week, and then he and his buddy Putt-Putt (also a Coastal Kayak guide), are off on their next big adventure. We will miss these two, but keep an eye out for them in...More

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on Allegation river they have both a dock and the waters edge. the guide assists you for the launch. great trip!
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