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Crystal Coast Ecotours - Private Tours

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112 Hodges St, Morehead City, NC 28557-2529
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our Ecotour could not have been more enjoyable! From start to finish our day was packed with fresh new experiences, knowledge, and discoveries. As we departed the dock, Captain Jess immediately instilled confidence that we were in good and responsible hands as he instructed us...More

Thank shampton6
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband found Crystal Coast Ecotours last summer but the weather didn’t cooperate. We just made it back to the coast this past weekend and planned our outing with Capt. Hawkins. He was extremely knowledgeable about marine life, the coastal area and many other topics...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For the second year in a row, we have enjoyed an epic adventure with Capt. Jess on the Lucky Dog. The perfect weather conditions allowed us to not only catch some Spanish mackerel and collect several sand dollars, but also snorkel along a jetty, seek...More

Thank Marie_4Ottos
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 4 hours with Captain Jess, and I must say, it was the best tour ever: wild horses, dolphins, cannonball jelly fish, lots of shells, and I even caught a fish! A great time.

Thank CarrJC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Capt. Jess took several of our photo club members out on a four-hour tour. With a background in Marine Biology, he knows a lot about the wildlife/marine life that lives on the Crystal Coast. We were able to photograph dolphins, pelicans, sanderlings, Oystercatchers, and three...More

Thank neuse_river
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Our all day boat trip with Captain Jess was the best experience on our two week stay in the area! Jess is very knowledgeable, and he really took the time to make our trip special! He's excellent with kids ( we had two grandkids with...More

Thank queenkare
Reviewed 28 August 2018

In love with the charm and beauty of the Crystal Coast beach towns but want to experience some thing deeper than sunning yourself on the beach? This is it! We took our second trip today with Captain Jess. Our group included myself, my husband, our...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

What a great day!! The weather co-operated and so did the seas. We were fortunate enough to experience Shark Island on the shoals of Cape Lookout where the shelling was second to none and view wild horses the Shackleford banks to name but a few...More

Thank 1107Peter1107
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Captain Jess provides an unforgettable wildlife experience in the Atlantic beach area. He was on time and friendly on the day of the trip. We had scheduled out trip a month in advance. Two days before our scheduled trip, Captain Jess called us to see...More

Thank Eric G
Reviewed 22 August 2018

This was our second time taking a trip with Captain Jess and once again it did not disappoint! We were able to check off many items on our to-do list on our 4 hour trip: dolphin-spotting, finding sand dollars and shells, and horse-watching. Along the...More

Thank Erin W
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21 August 2018|
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Response from madmikeb60 | Reviewed this property |
I have spoken to Captain Jess many times by phone and email. It can sometimes take days for him to respond. He has cut back on the number of days he does tours to spend time with his family. Don’t give up. His tours are... More
4 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."