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Crystal Coast Ecotours - Private Tours

#1 of 11 Outdoor Activities in Morehead City Features Animals
112 Hodges St, Morehead City, NC 28557-2529
+1 252-808-3354
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Best day of the summer

Our recent 4 hour trip with Capt. Jess proved to be the best day of our summer and a truly... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Beverly W
New Bern, North Carolina
So much adventuring!

We booked a half day (four hour) charter during our stay in Emerald Isle this summer. Our group... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Courtney R
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112 Hodges St, Morehead City, NC 28557-2529
+1 252-808-3354
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Reviewed yesterday

Our recent 4 hour trip with Capt. Jess proved to be the best day of our summer and a truly memorable day for our 18 year old grandson. We enjoyed snorkeling, dolphin watching, turtle watching and so much more. Capt. Jess goes above and beyond...More

Thank Beverly W
Reviewed 2 days ago

We booked a half day (four hour) charter during our stay in Emerald Isle this summer. Our group included two adults and three children (ages 8, 10, and 15). Leading up to the trip, all communication with Captain Jess was easy and professional. We were...More

Thank Courtney R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We did the 4 hour tour with our two daughters ages 4&7. We had a blast. Captain Jess was fantastic and knew everything about everything we saw! We saw the wild horses in multiple locations and have some great pictures! We went clamming and the...More

Thank melanie0529
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently did a 4 hour tour with Captain Jess. We wanted our boys to have the experience of traveling by boat to learn more about the NC coast and its wildlife while on vacation. Unfortunately, we did not get to see any of the...More

Thank Mac'sMummy
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We went out with Captain Jess yesterday for the 6 hour tour and it was absolutely the high point of our vacation. We had 3 generations on our trip (ages 7 to 66 - including a teenager) and he made sure we were all engaged...More

Thank kpitts3928
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

This was our second trip with Captain Jess, and once again we had a fantastic time! It was one of the most enjoyable activities in the area. Captain Jess us exttremely knowledgeable of the area and history of the coast. We visited the capeookout area...More

Thank Mtnman300
Reviewed 1 July 2017

We had an adventure on the water that didn't last long enough. We went to Cape Lookout and Sackelford banks. We also went to the jettie and climbed a large sand dune. We went shelling and found some shells, but the highlight of the trip...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2017

We recently went on a 4 hour tour with Captain Jess with our 1 year old, 4 year old and 6 year old kids. He started out by showing our kids some sea life that he had caught before meeting us and had ready in...More

Reviewed 27 June 2017

I arranged a half day Ecotour with Captain Jess Hawkins during our weeklong stay in Emerald Isle for me, my wife, daughter and son-in-law. We had a great tour of the Rachael Carson Reserve, the Beaufort waterfront and Cape Lookout. Capt. Jess was a wonderful...More

Thank davebrown1188
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Captain Jess is a great human. He shared with our family the natural wonders of his native Emerald Isle coastal environment and made each one of us feel welcome and part of the living habitat we only knew through books and pictures online. His easy-going...More

Thank MarciaLWLOLM
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4 June 2016|
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Response from Carol B | Reviewed this property |
Fees are shown on their website under "Reservations." If you'd like a tour in just a few weeks, I'd advise contacting them soon. This is a popular activity during the summer months!
Don C
25 June 2015|
Response from Van K | Reviewed this property |
From the Crystal Coast Eco-tours website: "The Lucky Dog is insured to take up to 6 passengers, excluding the Captain, and has all the required federal safety equipment."