North Carolina Boat Tours

Visiting the Outer Banks of North Carolina will never be complete without engaging yourself a boat tour. You can appreciate the beauty of the Crystal Coast at its fullest while experiencing the beautiful waterways and seaside attractions in a relaxing ride of a lifetime. Savor the sight of the Cape Lookout Lighthouse, the historic waterfront of Beaufort, the majestic view of the Fort Macon State Park and a number of additional attractions aside from the wonderful seascape as you find yourself buoyant in the waters. To experience the best of the Outer Banks, avail to any of the following Boat Tours’ services.

Mystery Tour, Inc in Beaufort is the highest-rated and longest-running Harbor Tour Company on the Crystal Coast. Established in 1986, the company has been continuously offering the best of adventure and educational experiences to guests with its two well-equipped vessels: M/V Mystery and M/V Diamond City. The M/V Mystery is the original vessel in the fleet and it can carry 113 passengers. It is equipped with two restrooms, shaded upper deck, and a snack bar and souvenir shop. The newer vessel, M/V Diamond City can carry 149 passengers. Mystery Tours is also unique in that it is the only dinner cruise boat in town. Patrons may choose any of the following treats: Ultimate Lunch Cruise, Captain’s Choice, Pig Pickin’ and Shrimp-A-Roo.

Visitors will enjoy fishing in the area since there is no license required. Make the most of time catching flounder, trout, croakers, sea bass and a number of other fishes. Dolphin watching is another especially with the sight of Atlantic Bottlenose dolphins as you much your lunch. Mystery also makes a perfect venue for party cruises, weddings, and other private parties. Do you find the idea of turtle and dolphin watching, shelling and birding in a 41 feet yacht named Good Fortune a dream adventure? The Coastal Ecology Tours also in Beaufort is what you are looking for. Captained by Ron White, a marine biologist, Good Fortune is a good place to warm up before plunging into the waters to snorkel.

Choosing between fishing and exploring the Crystal Coast may be one of the most difficult questions to provide a solution but Overtime Tours in Morehead City simplifies the thinking process a bit. You only need to choose one, that’s the sad thing, but you can proceed on the other activity after the first because surely you’ll wish to experience the most out of Overtime. The guided tour traverses you to the wonderful county, bringing you to Fort Macon, Blackbeard’s house, Cape Lookout lighthouse and the angelic site of the wild ponies of Shackleford Banks. Fishing, on the other hand, means a day of live bait fishing over reefs for King Mackerel, Barracuda, Sailfish and Spanish mackerel among others. Other recommended places that offer boat tours in the Outer Banks are the following: Island Ferry Adventures (Harkers Island), Sandbar Safari Eco-Tours (Cape Carteret), Banks Rambler (Harkers Island) and Pelican Charters (Morehead City)