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Surf Tours of Southport

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About Surf Tours of Southport
I stop for you to take pictures, invite questions and have conversation! 50-55 min tour... I specialize in private/semi-private tours customized for your interests. I take 1-5 passengers covering Movie an TV film locations, History, Light Houses, Pirates, Civil War, Ghost Stories, Architecture, Eateries,Waterfront, etc. Reservations are suggested most days in Summer peak periods. Member Southport Historical Society and the Local Civil War Round Table. Southport Resident for 11 years, 4th year doing tours. I give tours daily but Wednesday & Sunday give me a call for availability or an RSVP. I can also do tours before and after regular hours. Call during inclement weather if you wish to brave the elements! Locations for movies: Safe Haven, A Walk to Remember, Crimes of the Heart, Weekend at Bernies. TV Locations: Revenge, Under the Dome, Dawson's Creek, and many more. Cash or Personal Check please. I can also take you to a drive up ATM I can pick up at B&B's and I can meet boaters at the Marina.
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

Do plan to take this tour! Steve knows the local history and lure -- he is a fountain of knowledge. By asking a few questions about your interests, he is able to custom tailor the tour for your enjoyment. He is friendly and entertaining. We...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Phillip W
Steve S, Owner at Surf Tours of Southport, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2016

I appreciate your posting this very nice review! As I do small groups I can customize the tours based on your specific interests rather than a generic once size fits all approach. I look forward to seeing you again! Steve

Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I really enjoyed the tour. Steve was very knowledgable about the history of the civil war in the area as well as other historical information about Southport. We are from a city were most of the major civil war battles took place...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Steve S, Owner at Surf Tours of Southport, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2016

Thanks! Glad you enjoyed my tour. Lots of old history and recent events surrounding the TV and Movie activity here. A lot of ground to cover in an hour but I have fun and enjoy showing it off. I appreciate your taking the time to...More

Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Great tour. Steve was wonderful. Nice golf cart ride around the city. Very informative about the history and architecture in Southport.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Steve S, Owner at Surf Tours of Southport, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2016

Thanks for coming to Southport and taking my tour. I'll be adding some new features this Fall. I hope to see you again in Coastal Livings "Happiest Seaside Town". Steve

Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Loved this tour of Southport. Very informative of history and so exciting to see all the locations that have been used for tv and film.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Steve S, Owner at Surf Tours of Southport, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2016

Glad you enjoyed your visit and took time to write a review. Come back and see Southport again! Steve

Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Steve is knowledgeable and personalized the tour for the area to the interests of our group. It was a highlight of our day in Southport. Already recommending it to friends. Great way to spend an hour in Southport.More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Steve S, Owner at Surf Tours of Southport, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2016

Thanks for getting a "lay of the land" for the interests your group had in Southport by taking my tour. As I only do small groups, it allows me the luxury to customize the tours to the interests expressed by my customers. I hope to...More

Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Came to southport for a day trip and decided to check out a tour. I'm so glad we did! Steve did an excellent job giving the tour! He sure knows his stuff and all of the ins and outs along with the hidden gems of...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Stephen S, Owner at Surf Tours of Southport, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2016

Glad you enjoyed your day trip to Southport! I hope you come back again and stay a little longer in Coastal Livings "Happiest Seaside Town". I haven't found all the gems yet so I keep looking! Thanks again, Steve

Reviewed 28 June 2016

This tour was well worth the money. Steve takes the time to give you little details about the area that you would never pick up on your own.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Stephen S, Owner at Surf Tours of Southport, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2016

I appreciate your review and taking time to write. I'm coming up on my 10th anniversary as a Southport resident and still learning new things to share. Thanks again! Steve

Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Steve is so knowledgeable about "all things Southport." He showed us the most interesting and beautiful homes, shared the history of the area and where the movie and TV scenes were shot. He even told us about the great restaurants. He was glad to stop...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Stephen S, Owner at Surf Tours of Southport, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2016

NC Jean,Thanks for writing the very nice review! As I do small private and semi-private tours, I'm able to stop and let folks like you take pictures and ask questions during the tour about the specific subjects you have interest in...glad you enjoyed Southport. Thanks...More

Reviewed 20 June 2016

the guide, Steve is a local resident of the area. As such, he is informed about all movies and TV shows that have been shot in the area, He also has knowledge of civil war activity in the area.More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Stephen S, Owner at Surf Tours of Southport, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2016

Thank you Paul for visiting Southport, taking my tour and writing a review. I'm always seeking to learn more about the town and the history around it so that I can continually improve the experience for visitors. I appreciate whenever visitors offer suggestions for improvement...More

Reviewed 12 June 2016

Used this service today with a friend. Really neat history tour. Our guide was super friendly and knowledgeable about the history of the area.Will definately use his servicesservices again.More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Mark T
Stephen S, Owner at Surf Tours of Southport, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2016

Mark, Thanks for choosing Surf Tours of Southport! I do enjoy sharing the rich history of the area for those who express interest in it. I did have some co-ed's this year during Spring Break however who were much more interested in TV and Movie...More

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July 2017, Adults are $10 children 12 and under are $5. My rates have been the same since I started 4 years ago. Please be aware children need to be 40lbs or more. I cannot take infants in child seats due to State of NC... More
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