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  • April
    1 contribution
    The course was very fun and challenging. Our group walked away feeling accomplished and sore. The view from the tower was beautiful too! Jess was a great course instructor and ropes buddy.
    Written 22 September 2022
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  • Woody
    Rochester, NY3 contributions
    Great service, on time every morning and evening. Made our trip more enjoyable nice people to deal with.
    Written 18 September 2022
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  • V3942HOmelissa
    Greensboro, NC6 contributions
    Our vacation was made so special because of Captain Dave on his private chartered boat to dolphin watch! We got so close you could almost touch them off the side of the boat. He even stopped off at a deserted private beach in the middle of the sound so the kids and grandkids could play. He was the coolest and it was the best excursion we have ever taken in years at OBX! We plan on doing it every year from now on!!
    Written 12 September 2022
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  • LeaAnne J
    Minnetonka, MN1 contribution
    Our tour guide was John, who is a marine biologist. He was extremely knowledgeable about the area and the dolphins. He even involved children on the boat with his water testing for the day! They learned how to measure for the amount of salt in the water, wind speed, etc. We saw a loon, double crested cormorants, egrets, pelicans and a lone adolescent dolphin. For the grand finale we saw a nursery of dolphins where we saw mothers, grandmothers and several calves. I highly recommend scheduling a time on one of their tours. You won’t regret it!
    Written 27 July 2022
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  • wanderlust820
    Boston, MA5 contributions
    There was a group of four of us and we got two instructors. They couldn't have been nicer and it was impressive how much time we spent in the water and how little time on the sand. All four of us had not surfed before but with their instruction, were able to ride waves standing multiple times. Will definitely book another lesson the next time we visit!
    Written 8 September 2022
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  • Michele L
    1 contribution
    What an amazing tour! Our guide John was amazing and we all had a blast speeding through the water! We can’t wait to come back next year and do it again!
    Written 20 August 2022
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  • Jeff W
    Austin, TX1 contribution
    Capt Aaron and First Mate Bob were amazing. Helpful and accommodating to my two sons who haven’t fished on a charter before. We caught more than enough for several meals. I would highly recommend chartering Rock Solid and plan to do it again in the future. If the fish are biting, these guys are your crew!
    Written 11 August 2022
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  • Donna Eichler
    1 contribution
    I would definitely recommend this tour. My family and I saw many dolphins and the crew was very knowledgeable. The boat ride was wonderful and everyone on it had a great time. We were able to see the dolphins close up and it was amazing. We would definitely do this tour again!
    Written 7 August 2022
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  • kimmerst
    madison, wi19 contributions
    Our 8 year old son wanted to try fishing on the sound during our Nov. Trip to the OBX. We met the captain and his deck hand, Lance, at the boat at 7:00am. We got on the water right away. We spent the next 4 hours having fantastic time. We caught 9 stripped bass, all keepers, and some were quite large. Lance was 100% on top of things, and both him and the captain were great with our son. They filleted the fish on the ride back and packed the fillets "to go" for us. Our son loved watching the seagulls follow the
    Written 2 January 2021
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  • LowtideLowlife
    Milton, DE56 contributions
    Best surf shop in OBX IMO. Family run. Always great deals. Alway nice and friendly. Reminds me of the days when surf shops were ran by mom and pop and not Billabong and O'neill reps. Picked up a magical board there years ago on consignment at a great price. Always a stop whenever we're down that way.
    Written 20 May 2019
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  • Jennifer B
    5 contributions
    We rented a boat for just my husband and myself to go out for 4 hours to fish and float. We had rented a small skiff boat but when we arrived something was not working on it so we got an upgrade to a Pontoon. We had a wonderful time. Next trip we may do an 8 hour rental. We didn't catch any fish to speak of. However we had a very relaxing trip. The man who runs the place and his daughter are very friendly and informative. We will definitely rent there again.
    Written 26 August 2021
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  • 100Diane100
    Randallstown, MD41 contributions
    Had a good time on this dolphin tour. Guide was knowledgeable. Comfortable on boat. And of course great to watch the dolphins!
    Written 23 August 2022
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  • john l
    Austin, TX36 contributions
    had a great time but only caught small ones, it wasn’t their fault. Excellent deck hands, anything you needed. Not expensive, just a good time for everyone
    Written 2 August 2022
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  • JFKennedy2014
    Gainesville, VA22 contributions
    The staff was friendly and helpful - especially in instruction on the jet ski. The skiing area was not as large as I would have liked, but adequate, and the skis would really fly. The whole family got to spend some time intehwater and it was a fun way to spend an afternoon.
    Written 1 September 2015
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  • Curtis S
    Kingsport, TN2,564 contributions
    I booked this particular charter because I was interested in fly fishing, and there are only a couple boats that actually do fly fishing out of this marina. The boat was a 24-footer with plenty of room in the bow to facilitate the 40 to 60-foot casts required for this kind of fishing. We spent several hours chasing boils of false albacore trying to tempt them with a Clouser minnow. The combination of my poor casting technique, coupled with a lack of interest in the flies we were tossing, led to zero hookups with the fly rod. I didn't feel so bad as her husband had several fly fishermen on his boat and also didn't manage to catch any fish. Towards the end of our five-hour charter, we headed back into the Bay to try and tempt some speckled trout or puppy drum into eating some flies. While we didn't manage to catch anything on the fly rod, my guide was successful in hooking a decent sized speckled trout which she filleted dockside so that I wouldn't go home empty handed. Overall, it was a good trip, and I did get some useful pointers regarding my casting technique. It would have been better had I been able to catch anything, but that's why it's called fishing and not catching. Recommended
    Written 4 August 2020
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