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Ecological Marine Adventures

116 S Topsail Dr, Topsail Beach, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6742
+1 910-328-1951
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Kids Loved It

My kids went to EMA's spring break campus this past week and loved it. They were outside everyday... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
mblue134
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Wilmington, North Carolina
Tuesday free community class at Kinston public access

This was a great experience all of the workers were enthusiastic and you could tell they loved... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
Jessica D
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“ghost crabs” (2 reviews)
“crab hunting” (2 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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116 S Topsail Dr, Topsail Beach, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6742
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+1 910-328-1951
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

My kids went to EMA's spring break campus this past week and loved it. They were outside everyday actually going to the marsh and beach. They got to learn about sea creatures, find sharks teeth, and dissect a fish. I will be sending them there...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

This was a great experience all of the workers were enthusiastic and you could tell they loved their jobs! I would go back and do this over again, in fact we might go back for the Thursday class too!More

Thank Jessica D
Taylor M, Owner at Ecological Marine Adventures, responded to this review

Hi Jessica, You are exactly right, we LOVE our jobs. There aren't many things that rival seeing the excitement on the children's face as they run their catch back to the water. We will be having our FREE Community Classes on Tuesdays at 1:00pm this...More

Reviewed 23 August 2016

We were fortunate to be the only family who joined in on the ghost crab hunt that night, so we had our 2 environmental educators all to ourselves! My son and niece had an awesome time hunting for ghost crabs and learning about them. For...More

Thank Sue E
Taylor M, Owner at Ecological Marine Adventures, responded to this review

Hi Sue, I am so glad that you had an amazing time. I know that we did! Ghost crab hunting is one of our favorite things to do! There is always a ton of learning involved too! We are definitely looking to improve and I...More

Reviewed 23 July 2016

During a previous visit to North Topsail Beach we took the kids in our family (and a bunch of the adults) for a ghost crab hunt with Ecological Marine Adventures and had a great time and have been looking for ghost crabs on the beach...More

Thank travelyearly
Taylor M, Owner at Ecological Marine Adventures, responded to this review

Hey there! Thanks for the incredible review. You hit the nail on the head. We, as instructors, LOVE EMA. We think that this program is the most incredible thing that parents can do for their kids this Summer! That is why you will find all...More

Reviewed 24 July 2015

On their website, they tell you that the best way to reach them is via email. So, in the Spring, prior to our July visit, I began emailing to set up a paddle boarding class for my family. I never heard back. I emailed again....More

5  Thank CoffeeGirl3_99
Taylor M, Owner at Ecological Marine Adventures, responded to this review

Hi there! We are so sorry for the lack of communication on our part. We accept the blame 100%. EMA is a growing business and we have had the chance to learn from our many hiccups along the way. That being said, EMA is under...More

Reviewed 22 July 2014

We SO wanted to visit and tried to go to a Tuesday open class. It was raining prior to the 1 pm class time, but we went anyway hoping someone would be there and we might be able to get more information or at least...More

5  Thank ShellynMike
Taylor M, Owner at Ecological Marine Adventures, responded to this review

Hi there! We are so sorry for all of the confusion and accept the blame 100%. EMA is a growing business and we have been improving over the last few years. That being said, we are under new ownership and communication with our clients is...More

Reviewed 30 June 2014

My kids loved their experience with EMA. They did both a group class for big kids and EMA created a private class for our family group (7 kids) as they ranged in ages from 4 to 10. Everyone came home happy and excited and ready...More

3  Thank MariaCBTraveler
Reviewed 28 July 2013

EMA is just an outstanding experience for our per-teen kids. This is our second year in Topsail Beach having come all the way from the UK and we can't rate this attraction highly enough. The tutor is fantastic and bubbles with a real sense of...More

5  Thank Brookman
Reviewed 1 July 2013 via mobile

We stopped by on a Sat. for a open hours. Out kids loved it! So much to see and the person working there was fantastic! So engaging and my boys just loved her. We plan to take some of the classes they offer next year...More

1  Thank Sam C
Reviewed 6 May 2013

I took my church's youth group here to EMA last weekend on our beach retreat. I was pleased with the pricing ($7 per person church rate), it was so easy to find, and Kathleen was really great with my group and patient with my wild...More

3  Thank GiGi L
Taylor M, Owner at Ecological Marine Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks for your review of EMA! We hope that you will return to Topsail and give EMA another go! We are under new ownership and have worked hard to improve communication. We look forward to adventuring with you again! Taylor

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