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Crystal Coast Ecotours - Private Tours

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112 Hodges St, Morehead City, NC 28557-2529
+1 252-808-3354
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent 4 hours with Captain Jess, and I must say, it was the best tour ever: wild horses, dolphins, cannonball jelly fish, lots of shells, and I even caught a fish! A great time.

Thank CarrJC
Reviewed 3 days ago

Capt. Jess took several of our photo club members out on a four-hour tour. With a background in Marine Biology, he knows a lot about the wildlife/marine life that lives on the Crystal Coast. We were able to photograph dolphins, pelicans, sanderlings, Oystercatchers, and three...More

Thank neuse_river
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our all day boat trip with Captain Jess was the best experience on our two week stay in the area! Jess is very knowledgeable, and he really took the time to make our trip special! He's excellent with kids ( we had two grandkids with...More

Thank queenkare
Reviewed 29 August 2018

In love with the charm and beauty of the Crystal Coast beach towns but want to experience some thing deeper than sunning yourself on the beach? This is it! We took our second trip today with Captain Jess. Our group included myself, my husband, our...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

What a great day!! The weather co-operated and so did the seas. We were fortunate enough to experience Shark Island on the shoals of Cape Lookout where the shelling was second to none and view wild horses the Shackleford banks to name but a few...More

Thank 1107Peter1107
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Captain Jess provides an unforgettable wildlife experience in the Atlantic beach area. He was on time and friendly on the day of the trip. We had scheduled out trip a month in advance. Two days before our scheduled trip, Captain Jess called us to see...More

Thank Eric G
Reviewed 23 August 2018

This was our second time taking a trip with Captain Jess and once again it did not disappoint! We were able to check off many items on our to-do list on our 4 hour trip: dolphin-spotting, finding sand dollars and shells, and horse-watching. Along the...More

Thank Erin W
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Thank you Captain Jess, for a great trip. The full day outing was way better than the more commercialized tours available elsewhere. Jess' knowledge of local history and wildlife adds to the pleasure of the natural environment. We were new to the ocean and a...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Thanks Jess Hawkins for a terrific day! We saw wild horse upclose, went to a secret sand dollar beach, collected lots of shells and visited the outside of the lighthouse. It was great to be out on the water with such a personable and knowledgeable...More

Thank Geri M
Reviewed 23 July 2018

We had an AWESOME day with Crystal Coast Ecotours and Captain Jess Hawkins. We booked the 6 hour trip and it was GREAT! Captain Jess shared area and island histories during our tour - he is a wealth of knowledge. We saw some of the...More

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22 August 2018|
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Response from madmikeb60 | Reviewed this property |
I have spoken to Captain Jess many times by phone and email. It can sometimes take days for him to respond. He has cut back on the number of days he does tours to spend time with his family. Don’t give up. His tours are... More
5 June 2016|
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Response from Carol B | Reviewed this property |
Fees are shown on their website under "Reservations." If you'd like a tour in just a few weeks, I'd advise contacting them soon. This is a popular activity during the summer months!