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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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Highlight of our Beach Trip

If your time permits, choose the 6-hour tour option because a tour with Capt. Jess is such an... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Salt Lake City, United States
Favorite Part of our Emerald Isle Vacation

We took our first trip with Captain Jess a few years ago and now we have to go every year! We... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
Raleigh, North Carolina
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112 Hodges St, Morehead City, NC 28557-2529
+1 252-808-3354
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If your time permits, choose the 6-hour tour option because a tour with Capt. Jess is such an adventure that the time will go by quickly. Jess customizes your day on the water to include the activities of your choice; we chose searching for sand...More

Thank Marie_4Ottos
Reviewed 20 October 2017

We took our first trip with Captain Jess a few years ago and now we have to go every year! We always make sure to book him way in advance of our trip to Emerald Isle. He's so knowledgeable about the area, the wildlife, and...More

Thank lmty2014
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Thanks again Captain Jess! We had a great time today on our half-day tour. If anyone is looking for a personalized tour of this beautiful area, go with Captain Jess! He took us to several amazing locations so that my husband was able to get...More

Thank Katherine O
Reviewed 25 September 2017

With his knowledge of the waters, ecology, and area history, Captain Jess conducted a fascinating and fun tour that was tailored to our group. Highly recommended.

Thank egraypayne
Reviewed 9 September 2017

The tour with Capt Jess was great! The boat tour was my favorite of the things I did in Morehead City. It was a four hour tour and the time went by too fast. He is very personable and has so much knowledge about the...More

Thank Joan K
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

This tour was one of the highlights of our beach trip! Capt. Jess was extremely knowledgeable, personable and most importantly kept our three young kids entertained, even our most difficult one. We did the 4 hour tour, I would have liked to do the 6...More

1  Thank mcwillie78
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Our recent 4 hour trip with Capt. Jess proved to be the best day of our summer and a truly memorable day for our 18 year old grandson. We enjoyed snorkeling, dolphin watching, turtle watching and so much more. Capt. Jess goes above and beyond...More

Thank Beverly W
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We booked a half day (four hour) charter during our stay in Emerald Isle this summer. Our group included two adults and three children (ages 8, 10, and 15). Leading up to the trip, all communication with Captain Jess was easy and professional. We were...More

Thank Courtney R
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We did the 4 hour tour with our two daughters ages 4&7. We had a blast. Captain Jess was fantastic and knew everything about everything we saw! We saw the wild horses in multiple locations and have some great pictures! We went clamming and the...More

Thank melanie0529
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We recently did a 4 hour tour with Captain Jess. We wanted our boys to have the experience of traveling by boat to learn more about the NC coast and its wildlife while on vacation. Unfortunately, we did not get to see any of the...More

Thank Mac'sMummy
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4 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!
Don C
25 June 2015|
Response from Van K | Reviewed this property |
From the Crystal Coast Eco-tours website: "The Lucky Dog is insured to take up to 6 passengers, excluding the Captain, and has all the required federal safety equipment."