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Wrightsville Beach Scenic Tours

275 Waynick Blvd, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-2021
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Island Time

This was a very enjoyable and educational trip. We took the eco tour and learned a lot about... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2016
JulieWZ
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Enjoyed the sunset cruise!

My friend and I wanted to get out on the water and watch the sunset. I called and made reservations... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2016
jlombard
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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Wrightsville Beach Scenic Tours can help you discover the wonder and variety of nature in the Lower Cape Fear region. Guided eco-,sunset,fishing and private party charters are offered to a wide variety of habitats and ecosystems. Join us on our customized 28 foot Beach Catamaran, by sea kayak, or on foot for a unique, ecologically based, outdoor excursion.
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275 Waynick Blvd, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-2021
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Reviewed 24 June 2016

This was a very enjoyable and educational trip. We took the eco tour and learned a lot about Masonboro Island and surrounding area.

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Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

My friend and I wanted to get out on the water and watch the sunset. I called and made reservations the day before. The dock is directly across the street from the Blockade Runner and you can use the hotel restrooms before the trip. The...More

1  Thank jlombard
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Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

I'll keep it short and simple, this was our second time using this service. First time was back in July 2015. Texted the captain a day before, since its more convenient for us, I mean come on who actually calls to make reservations anymore? Next...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2015

Masonboro Island is an uninhabited island reachable only by boat. I purchased tickets for a kids "Eco Cruise" offered by Wrightsville Beach Scenic Tours during our trip to Wrightsville Beach during the last week of July 2015. I read through the FAQs on the web...More

9  Thank Joey R
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Reviewed 21 August 2015

Called captain John to book a crab tour for my family. He told me we were all set, he would call me back to get credit card info, but we would be good to go for the trip that Friday. Showed up early and waited...More

4  Thank DJOC52
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Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

Our first trip with Captain Joe was last summer to Masonboro Island. The island is gorgeous. We saw all kinds of fish and crabs. Can't say enough about Captain Joe. His knowledge of the area and the wildlife is awesome. He even stopped the boat...More

2  Thank tripler94
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Reviewed 24 June 2015

We took the boat with Captain Joe and Chelsea to Masonboro Island. What a fantastic place! Lots of shells and other cool things to see. My kids loved to play in the water as the surf was not as rough as on Carolina Beach. We...More

Thank jrippel
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Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

Captain Joe was an excellent guide and Masonboro island was fantastic. We went for the morning trip to the island. Captain Joe gave us all the details we would need for a perfect visit to the island. He made sure we had water and our...More

Thank tripler94
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Reviewed 29 April 2015 via mobile

We went out with Captain John for a family eco-tour. What a wonderful trip to Masonboro Island. The Captain was very engaging with both children and adults. He was full of information and clearly has a passion for his job. It was a highlight of...More

Thank LukeSmitj
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Reviewed 19 March 2015

Capt. Joe delighted us with his knowledge of the area, the waters, the island and the wildlife. His knowledge of the local environment is impressive. We saw many birds and even sighted several dolphins. Capt. Joe's assistant, Capt. John, was cordial and helpful as much...More

Thank maurbetta
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