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Departing from Southport (NC) Marina, Capt. Tom (a U. S. Coast Guard licensed captain) provides private non-fishing excursions/boat tours for vacationers and residents on Parrot Head III, showing parties of up to 6, the sights of the Lower Cape Fear...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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606 W West St, Southport Marina, Southport, NC 28461-3850
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+1 910-512-3749
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I took our two grandsons (age 8 and 9). All of us had a great cruise. Captain Tom was very professional, courteous, and knowledgeable. We took the two hour tour and it was the perfect amount of time. Viewing sites from the...More

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Reviewed June 17, 2018

My little grandsons had a wonderful “slow” cruise with Captain Tom aboard his nice comfortable day cruiser. We were pleased with his easy manner and capability, and we all enjoyed his comments and history as we toured the Southport waterfront and even went to see...More

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Tom H, Owner at Parrot Head Charters, responded to this reviewResponded June 18, 2018

Betsy, Thanks for letting me know about your experience with Parrot Head Charters. I enjoyed having you on board. Capt. Tom Hetherington

Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

We truly enjoyed our tour with Capt. Tom Hetherington. A great mix of history and natural beauty. A must do when visiting Southport or Oak Island NC.

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Tom H, Owner at Parrot Head Charters, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2017

Thank you for your comments. I enjoyed having you and your family onboard.

Reviewed June 19, 2017 via mobile

My best friend is getting married so we decided to book a 2 hour boat tour with captain Tom and I'm so glad we did!! He was very knowledgeable about the area and was super fun to have as our captain!! If you're thinking about...More

Thank Sarah H
Tom H, Owner at Parrot Head Charters, responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2017

Thank you for your comments. It was fun having the group on board.

Reviewed June 3, 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our sunset cruise with Captain Tom!! A beautiful evening aboard Parrot Head 3, we heard interesting stories about the history of the islands as we travelled along the river and intercostal waterway, landing at a perfect spot to watch the sunset. A...More

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Tom H, Owner at Parrot Head Charters, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2017

Thank you for your kind words, I enjoyed having you all on board.

Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

Captain Tom picked us up at the Bald Head Island Marina in his new boat for a 2 hour trip down the Intercoastal Waterway. He told us the history of the ICW and pointed out marinas and communities along the way. The highlight of the...More

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Reviewed February 5, 2017

The owners are very nice and charter workers. They will help you with any instructions for sightseeing or fishing.

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Reviewed October 18, 2016

My girlfriends and I (5 of us total) took a three hour tour with Captain Tom this past week. It was a fantastic morning. A great way to see this beautiful area with a very friendly and knowledgeable captain. The Parrot Head II was the...More

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captaintom2016, Owner at Parrot Head Charters, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2016

Thank you for cruising with us. We enjoyed having you aboard.

Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

What a great mid afternoon cruise! Capt Tom was so knowledgeable about the area, and took us to some great spots. We will certainly visit with him again!

Thank Clay P
captaintom2016, Manager at Parrot Head Charters, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2016

Thank you for cruising with us. We were please to have you aboard Parrot Head II

Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

After trying for 24 hours to charter a sailboat without success, my friend and I decided to contact Parrot Head tours to see if we could get out on the water on the last day of our girls getaway weekend. Even though it was last...More

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Tom H, Owner at Parrot Head Charters, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2016

Thank you very much for your kind words. I enjoyed having you on board Parrot Head II.

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karduff
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Response from Tom H | Property representative |
I can only carry 6 passengers, regardless of age. Rates depend on length and speed of cruise. Slow: (up to about 10 mph) 1 hr. $97 2 hrs. $209 Fast: (27-30 mph) 1 hr. $209 2 hr. $297 Thank you for inquiring
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