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Porstmouth Island ATV Tours
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“guide mark”(3 reviews)
“sea shells”(3 reviews)
“captain wade”(2 reviews)
ATV and shelling on Portsmouth Island NC
Ocracoke, NC 27960
+1 252-928-4484
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 2 June 2012 via mobile

My wife, son (8) and I booked an afternoon ATV Trip a few months in advance with Portsmouth Island ATV Excursions. A heavy storm passed through just two days before we were suppose to go. Our guide Wade called to let us know Portsmouth Island...More

8  Thank BlueThunder91
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Reviewed 20 June 2011

Just got back from Ocracoke, our 14th trip, but first time to Portsmouth. You really need to decide what you want from this trip. Portsmouth can be quite buggy with mosquitos and biting flies. Yhe old village is one of the worst areas, especially have...More

16  Thank DansGang
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

2 adults and 3 teenage girls had the best day ever! Meet the boat at The Jolly Roger pier for a quick, fun boat ride to Portsmouth for an ATV tour of the gorgeous deserted beach! Thanks to Florence, we found more helmet and scotch...More

Thank CarsonsMommy
Reviewed 5 September 2018

We call this our island hoping day.we went from Rodanthe to Hatteras, to Ocracoke to Portsmouth Island. We went on this tour 2 times. Last year and this year. Both times Mark was our guide. He knows a lot about Portsmouth islands history and also...More

Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

We went this past week on July 3rd. Amazing experience! There was a group of 10 of us, ranging from 10 years old to 70 years old. The views are breathtaking, the village is awesome to see. The tour was at our pace and the...More

Thank Melissa H
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Enjoyed much of our trip to Portsmouth. Mark entertained us and himself with stories about the island and his own life and personal travels. He obviously enjoys interacting with participants. It was a good activity in the mix for our Ocracoke stay. My bug bites...More

Thank Zenlibrarian
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

My husband and I recently took a trip to Portsmouth with Wade and Mark, and we were so glad we did! This was the highlight of our trip this year. Mark was a great guide! He was engaging and incredibly knowledgeable about the local area....More

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 24 June 2018

For a highly rewarding excursion try the Portsmouth Island ATV tour. Two of us took the morning trip to the island June 23. The four-hour tour starts with a short trip by boat across the inlet where you will board your ATV's and partake on...More

Thank Dennis R
Reviewed 24 June 2018

This was like four excursions in one 1/2 day adventure. First off the island it self is stunning. Our tour guide, Mark, was engaging and totally the best part of the trip. He shared so many detail about life on the island and it’s history...More

Thank LeslieJa
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

This tour is a MUST!! The tour guide, Mark, is amazing - so very knowledgeable about the island and its history. The scenery is simply gorgeous and you feel as though you have the entire island to yourself (and you do!!) with the ATV and...More

1  Thank Starsmith604
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We had the early morning tour of Portsmouth. We started at the boat on the deck of the Jolly Roger and headed off toward the village (about a 30 minute boat ride). Remarkably the bugs weren't bad (we were told there haven't been any for...More

1  Thank VEE1225
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

We planned ahead and sprayed our pants and long sleeve shirts with Deep Woods Off and let them dry, then put them on over our bathing suits. Surprisingly, we had zero issues with bugs on the island. Either we were lucky or our strategy worked....More

4  Thank PathLeastTraveled3
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27 April 2016|
Response from jaymie z |
Their updated website shows it's $90 a person now.