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Island Ferry Adventures

610 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2210
+1 252-728-4129
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Very great experience

I had a very good experience on this tour boat. They are very nice, and informative. The boat ride... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paula D
via mobile
Weather didn’t cooperate but they were very accomodating

The lady who answered the phone in advance of our visit was very friendly and helpful. The day we... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Samzav
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“sand dollars” (27 reviews)
“wild horses” (33 reviews)
“low tide” (9 reviews)
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610 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2210
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"great trip"
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"his life"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a very good experience on this tour boat. They are very nice, and informative. The boat ride was very enjoyable. I found lots of sand dollars, and there was a lot of live ones to play with.

Thank Paula D
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Perry B, Owner at Island Ferry Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks a lot for the time to give us some Great feed back. The live sand Dollars enjoyed being set free after your play date. Thanks again and please come back!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The lady who answered the phone in advance of our visit was very friendly and helpful. The day we went the winds had picked up and when we arrived at Bird’s Shoal it was gusting with sand flying and our 3 year old was crying....More

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Perry B, Owner at Island Ferry Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the review; hope you come back on a less windy day! Thanks again!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We took the ferry to Bird Shoals on a Friday morning. We went early to beat the sun, but I think it’s better to time your trip with low tide. We were at high tide, and had a great time, but sand dollars and shells...More

Thank Princeton75
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

We had a great time on Bird Island today! The ferry was quick and on time! They came to pick us up even though we were the last people of the day. The captain was very nice and answered the questions we had about the...More

Thank Mary Frances M
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Perry B, Owner at Island Ferry Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Thanks for the great review; think you ment Sand Dollar Island which is a sand bar. Thanks again we try to make all trip easy to the Crystal Coast!

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Reviewed 5 July 2018

The ferry service to Sand Dollar Island is a fine, fun experience. We left on time, there was seating for everyone (and whatever you might bring), and the ride to Sand Dollar Island was only 30 minutes. Here’s the part the Island Ferry Adventures website...More

Thank Bethany B
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Perry B, Owner at Island Ferry Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Bethany, thanks for the review; I looked on our website and found all the things you mentioned under the Ferry service title, we also go over this on the phone when you make the reservations.Thanks again!

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Reviewed 31 May 2018

I took a trip out to Sand Dollar Island on Memorial Day weekend and had the most amazing day ever! From check-in at the Island Ferry Adventures booth, to making friends on the boat, to wading around searching for shells and sand dollars, to the...More

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Perry B, Owner at Island Ferry Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to let us know how we are doing! Memorial Day was not normal; lots & lots of people. Hope you will try us on a average day and try Bird Shoals. Thanks again!!! Perry

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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Whether you want to just beachwalk, find shells, find sand dollars, hike the reserve or find the wild horses, this ferry service is the best choice. Always on time and priced well. For me, much better than the Shackelford trip,

Thank markfarner58
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Perry B, Owner at Island Ferry Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Thanks so much for the review; means a lot!!!

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

First time visitors and were so impressed we are planning our next visit! We have recommended this trip to all our friends already and we've only been home for a few days! Thanks for such an awesome trip!

Thank Jennifer C
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Perry B, Owner at Island Ferry Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Great news!!! We appreciate your review and business! Please let us know if you have any questions on the Crystal Coast. Thanks, Perry

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Awesome Ferry Service - Sand Dollars, beautiful water, sun & fun for everyone. Very reasonably priced. Very professional and friendly service. Went in July of 2017, will be back this summer for a Re-Do!! Can't wait for Low Tide :)

Thank Donna N
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Perry B, Owner at Island Ferry Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Thanks for your business, it’s a pleasure to share our beautiful coast with you!!! Thanks again, Perry & crew

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Reviewed 17 March 2018

The Woman in the Kiosk and The Captain were both very knowledageable and gave great directions on how to find the wild horses.. and the paths to hike on to stay safe and enjoy our day trip on the island... This was so so worth...More

1  Thank Elizabeth W
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Perry B, Owner at Island Ferry Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Thank you for the great review!!! This kind of response makes it all worthwhile!!

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BEEVE
8 September 2015|
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Response from Perry B | Property representative |
WE can help with trips to Bird Shoal; nice easy beach for walking, shelling and looking for the wild horses. Please give us a call a day aahead for tides and weather.
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wilsonpcsucksp
27 June 2015|
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Response from Perry B | Property representative |
We luv puppys and would like to meet yours;they are free but have to be controlled on the Islands. Thanks, Cindy
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homeisnice
30 May 2015|
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Response from Perry B | Property representative |
We offer a Ferry Service to Carrot Island, Bird Shoals and Sand Dollar for walking the nature trailas and beaches looking for horses, shells and other wild life. We have a boat every 30 miniutes and Sand Dollar is by... More
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