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Carova Beach

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Address: Corolla, Corolla, NC
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SO nice,and worth the drive

We actually stayed in house on Carova Beach. The horses come right to the front porch. It s private, and of course 4x4 access only, but so worht it. We loved it.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We actually stayed in house on Carova Beach. The horses come right to the front porch. It s private, and of course 4x4 access only, but so worht it. We loved it.

1 Thank thorpes96
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Talk about off the beaten path! Our house was 2nd row, about 7 miles off the pavement. This is a wonderful experience because of how isolated and quiet it gets. This is probably a once-in-a-lifetime trip for our family because it is so out of the way for us. I think it's a good thing that you can't drive up... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Wild horses roaming the northern outer banks of NC. We could hear them whinny in the evening. They graze on the surrounding vegetation. Not spooked by us photographing them. So cool to see.

Thank Connie R
East Brunswick, New Jersey
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Do NOT go on the tour if you are pregnant. They had told me it would not be too rough or bouncy and I was very wrongly misguided. It is a rough ride. For your sake and the sake of the baby do not risk for this tour.

2 Thank agwlazar
Kingsport, Tennessee
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

If you have a 4X4 or SUV I highly recommend experieincing this beach! Air down your tires to be on the safe side. Great surf fishing. We didn't see the horses.

Thank Calvin C
Western Wyoming
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45 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We enjoyed walking to the tops of some of the dunes to get better views, and especially enjoyed seeing the feral horses, which are Banker Spanish Mustangs. I look forward to more trips to the area.

Thank Anpeytu
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We had so much fun taking a trip up to carova beach! It was so beautify and just like an adventure. We weren't lucky enough to see any horses but we will go try again soon for sure!

Thank inspiredream12
Weehawken, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The beach is a road. Seriously, go to Google Maps you'll see that the beach access ramp and Route 12 is a junction. Technically the road continues on the beach in order to get to the northern areas. I suppose it is a 4 lane road at low tide and a 2 lane road at high tide. I drove on... More 

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Nokesville, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We took a ride on the 4x4 beach and we lucked out that day. There were a lot of horses on the beach and they were so majectic and beautiful!

1 Thank Elizabeth G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

This was our second trip to Corova. We arrived before hurricane Mathew and found a lot of flooding from the previous hurricane. After Mathew it was mass flooding and inaccessible even with a four wheel vehicle. After about 3 days the beach was accessible just not the homes and sand streets. The beach is secluded and you can find many... More 

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