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Nags Head Dolphin Watch

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7517 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9162
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

1pm excursion, a perfect weather day and experienced captain and a marine biologist helped make this a perfect day! Lots of dolphin were around...they are gorgeous mammals! I have always wanted to see live dolphins in their natural habitat and my friend and I were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Greenakrz
Reviewed 12 September 2018

We happened upon this dolphin watch trip after trolling through the OBX ad books looking for any old boat ride for us and our 4 yr old. What a bit of luck that we chose this outfit. We all loved it! The trip lasted just...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

The boat ride started at 10 am.. fortunately the clouds saved us from the heat..the captain was professional with a charming sense of humour and the narrator confident, well informed and responsible..at one stage she picked up the trash from the water..nearing the end the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank arjunajb
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Our family of six enjoyed the Dolphin tour! We saw several dolphins close to our boat. There were snacks and drinks on board for purchase. There was also a kids learning/hands on experience by a young lady with a marine biology degree.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Karla S
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We had a very large group, with 4 young children. The guides included a marine biologist who could answer all our questions. The children got to take part in helping her with air and water measurements. We saw many dolphins and had a very nice...More

Date of experience: June 2018
4  Thank SwarthVader
Reviewed 12 June 2018

This was great! They even get the kids involved! We did see the dolphins, even seen a baby! Enjoyed by all!

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank wvgal61
Reviewed 6 June 2018

The crew did an good job. We did see about a dozen dolphins including a nursery group with babies. The downside was the boat trip to and from the sightings is about a half an hour. It was still a good trip and even got...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank Mike M
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

My teenaged niece and I took the tour while on vacation and loved it! Nice people, knowledgeable tour guide, and we saw scores of dolphins.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Harlay
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We say many dolphins on our cruise. They are fast so take quick pics or use a video. We probably saw about 15 or 20 of them. The boat ride is fun as you go pretty far out. Nice trip, and

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank rickb0109
Reviewed 2 September 2017

This is a two hour pontoon boat ride in the Sound. You leave the dock and within a few minutes everyone is being educated on what to look for to spot the dolphins. As you venture out someone will yell out that they have spotted...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Allison B
4 September 2018|
Response from arjunajb | Reviewed this property |
This is NOT a question
7 May 2018|
Response from UPSdude | Reviewed this property |
$15 for children 12(?) and under $29 for adults and I think infants are $1 or free. It is well worth the cost.
21 January 2018|
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Response from UPSdude | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I would suggest you go before you get on the boat. No comforts, just the bare bones water closet.