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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
606 W West St, Southport Marina, Southport, NC 28461-3850
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
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
Tom H, Owner at Parrot Head Charters, responded to this reviewResponded June 18, 2018
Thanks for letting me know about your experience with Parrot Head Charters. I enjoyed having you on board.
Capt. Tom Hetherington
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
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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.
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
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.
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
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
captaintom2016, Owner at Parrot Head Charters, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2016
Thank you for cruising with us. We enjoyed having you aboard.
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
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.
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