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Nags Head Dolphin Watch

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7517 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9162
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We took the tour at Manteo Dolphin Boat Location:

This was great! They even get the kids involved! We did see the dolphins, even seen a baby! Enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
wvgal61
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Troutman, North Carolina
Fun time with the grandkids

The crew did an good job. We did see about a dozen dolphins including a nursery group with babies... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mike M
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Cleveland, Ohio
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7517 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9162
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was great! They even get the kids involved! We did see the dolphins, even seen a baby! Enjoyed by all!

Thank wvgal61
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The crew did an good job. We did see about a dozen dolphins including a nursery group with babies. The downside was the boat trip to and from the sightings is about a half an hour. It was still a good trip and even got...More

1  Thank Mike M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My teenaged niece and I took the tour while on vacation and loved it! Nice people, knowledgeable tour guide, and we saw scores of dolphins.

Thank Harlay
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Reviewed September 5, 2017

We say many dolphins on our cruise. They are fast so take quick pics or use a video. We probably saw about 15 or 20 of them. The boat ride is fun as you go pretty far out. Nice trip, and

Thank rickb0109
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Reviewed September 2, 2017

This is a two hour pontoon boat ride in the Sound. You leave the dock and within a few minutes everyone is being educated on what to look for to spot the dolphins. As you venture out someone will yell out that they have spotted...More

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Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

The thing to keep in mind is that although the people conducting these tours know where the dolphins frequent, the dolphins don't always cooperate with you. However, we had a wonderful time. Saw over a dozen sightings. Definitely would recommend. Both the captain and "1st...More

Thank burnettsny
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Reviewed August 30, 2017

The tour itself was decent enough, it is a 2 hour tour, and about 90 mins into the tour we hadn't seen anything, and seemed to be heading back to the dock, when fortunately some small Atlantic dolphin were spotted, and to the credit of...More

1  Thank John M
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Reviewed August 20, 2017

This will not disappoint, you will see dolphins. The boat ride is relaxing, it had a cool breeze, very relaxing. The crew was great. Had 3 teens with us which thought it was really nice to see the dolphins in the sound.

Thank Ps1lf1
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Reviewed July 30, 2017

We had a great time on this tour and not only saw many dolphins but learned a lot about them too! Captain John was extremely personable and made everyone feel welcome. First Mate and marine biologist Alaina shared a wealth of information about the dolphins...More

1  Thank MrJets
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Reviewed July 10, 2017

We have been wanting to do a dolphin tour for a long time and finally took advantage of this. We did see dolphins and had a wonderful tour of the area. Would recommend the Nags Head Dolphin Watch to all ages.

Thank farmgal4947
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amandaallen0602
May 7, 2018|
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Response from UPSdude | Reviewed this property |
$15 for children 12(?) and under $29 for adults and I think infants are $1 or free. It is well worth the cost.
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ATLBuckeyeGirl
January 21, 2018|
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Response from UPSdude | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I would suggest you go before you get on the boat. No comforts, just the bare bones water closet.
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Shelia S
November 24, 2017|
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Response from rickb0109 | Reviewed this property |
I think they stop regular tours in early October. You might call them to check that though.
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