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Crystal Coast Ecotours - Private Tours

#1 of 10 Outdoor Activities in Morehead City Features Animals
112 Hodges St, Morehead City, NC 28557-2529
+1 252-808-3354
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Wonderful experience

We recently did a 4 hour tour with Captain Jess. We wanted our boys to have the experience of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
North Carolina
6 hour ecotour

We went out with Captain Jess yesterday for the 6 hour tour and it was absolutely the high point of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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112 Hodges St, Morehead City, NC 28557-2529
+1 252-808-3354
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We recently did a 4 hour tour with Captain Jess. We wanted our boys to have the experience of traveling by boat to learn more about the NC coast and its wildlife while on vacation. Unfortunately, we did not get to see any of the...More

Thank Mac'sMummy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went out with Captain Jess yesterday for the 6 hour tour and it was absolutely the high point of our vacation. We had 3 generations on our trip (ages 7 to 66 - including a teenager) and he made sure we were all engaged...More

Thank kpitts3928
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second trip with Captain Jess, and once again we had a fantastic time! It was one of the most enjoyable activities in the area. Captain Jess us exttremely knowledgeable of the area and history of the coast. We visited the capeookout area...More

Thank Mtnman300
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an adventure on the water that didn't last long enough. We went to Cape Lookout and Sackelford banks. We also went to the jettie and climbed a large sand dune. We went shelling and found some shells, but the highlight of the trip...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently went on a 4 hour tour with Captain Jess with our 1 year old, 4 year old and 6 year old kids. He started out by showing our kids some sea life that he had caught before meeting us and had ready in...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I arranged a half day Ecotour with Captain Jess Hawkins during our weeklong stay in Emerald Isle for me, my wife, daughter and son-in-law. We had a great tour of the Rachael Carson Reserve, the Beaufort waterfront and Cape Lookout. Capt. Jess was a wonderful...More

Thank davebrown1188
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Captain Jess is a great human. He shared with our family the natural wonders of his native Emerald Isle coastal environment and made each one of us feel welcome and part of the living habitat we only knew through books and pictures online. His easy-going...More

Thank MarciaLWLOLM
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second trip in 2 years to Emerald Isle, NC with our daughter, son-in-law, and two granddaughters, ages 3 1/2 and 6 1/2. We wanted to do something special and saw this as a perfect opportunity. The weather looked a bit sketchy but...More

Thank rtbosshardt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first trip to the Crystal Coast and we are so glad that we booked this trip with Captain Jess. He had so much information and history to share about everything we saw on the tour. He was very flexible and allowed us...More

Thank indebt205
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Sand dollars, seashells, wild horses, Dolphins, and boating --- what more could you want? Going out with Capt Jess is like seeing the best of the area all in one day. He's great with our three girls too. He's like an uncle or grandpa that...More

Thank Jeff H
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5 June 2016|
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Response from Carol B | Reviewed this property |
Fees are shown on their website under "Reservations." If you'd like a tour in just a few weeks, I'd advise contacting them soon. This is a popular activity during the summer months!
Don C
25 June 2015|
Response from Van K | Reviewed this property |
From the Crystal Coast Eco-tours website: "The Lucky Dog is insured to take up to 6 passengers, excluding the Captain, and has all the required federal safety equipment."