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Boat and Water Tours of North Carolina

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Boat and Water Tours of North Carolina

1 review
Paused through April 30. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 6 people
Includes
Transportation, Equipment
Hosted in
English
boat ride

Boat and Water Tours of North Carolina

boat ride

Boat and Water Tours of North Carolina

1 review
Paused through April 30. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 6 people
Includes
Transportation, Equipment
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

The Topsail Island water excursion consists of meeting your Captain at a private dock and heading out calm channel in Hampstead, then down the ICWW (Inter Coastal Water Ways). Here you can enjoy the views of Topsail Island by water, spot a dolphin, birds of prey, etc. Then we can pull into a small alcove/ tributary and onto an uninhabited Lea Island across from Serenity point at Topsail Beach. Here one can collect shells, shark teeth and fish or play in tide pools, or just take in the view of the ocean coming through the Inlet surrounded by NC pristine beaches. When your ready we will depart Lea Island and continue back via waterways and marsh channels. We can adjust on the go if you want to do or see other things or do other activities. Kids and adults alike are welcome to drive the boat and learn about navigation. In the end we will end up back on the dock in Hampstead. Or if you want to be dropped off in Wrightsville Beach, Surf City or Topsail Beach. Lets be creative and see the sights in a unique way. The trip will last 3 hours and is priced to be private tours. Hang on to your hats, lets have some fun on the water. You haven't seen North Carolina yet! Welcome Aboard.

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    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

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    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

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Your host

Learn more about Sean

Sean

Over 20 years as a certified U.S. Coast Guard Captain, what they call in the biz "The Yacht Captain". I am actively managing and Captaining Private Yachts from Florida to New York (yeah, like the "Below Deck" show). When home I have been giving boat tours of the local Topsail, Surf City and Wilmington area to my AirBNB guests for the past 6 years. I enjoy taking people out on the water and offering quality exposure to our NC waters. Welcome aboard as guests and depart as friends! Message me for alternative tour times and dates.

What's included

Transportation
22ft Contender Motor Boat with quiet & reliable 300hp 4 stroke engine.
Equipment
Life Jackets. Let me know if you have kids. All kids under 13 are required by law to wear a life jacket when on the water.

Guest reviews

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Where you'll be

3 hours up to 6 people. That includes Captain, boat and gas, no tips, just smiles. Options of what to do below or create your own idea: -Low Tide Island Exploring -Surf City-food -Wrightsville Beach-food and scenery -Touring Islands by water like Lea Island, Topsail and Figure 8 -The Infamous Booze Cruise is a fun way to travel. All you have to do is sit and relax. Or engage and enjoy the activity of boating

This experience is available starting May 02, 2020

To protect the health and safety of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused through April 30, 2020 due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.

Guest safety

Outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Communicate what you want and we can see and do on the water. We will be safe and have fun. Kids under 2 welcome, but count towards safety total. Please…

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

What to bring

If swimming is desired, bring bathing suit and towel

More tips

I can pretty much pick you up or drop you anywhere there is dock if you have permission to use it. I will make the ultimate call on safety, but let me know how you feel and we can adjust to your comfort.
Sean
Boat and Water Tours of North Carolina
1 review
From $200/person
1 review
From $200/person