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“Wonderful guided kayak tour!”
Review of A.S Austin Co.

A.S Austin Co.
Reviewed 31 May 2013

We've been coming down to Hatteras for many years, but this is the first time that we've stopped in at AS Austin Co. Gail and Eddie couldn't be nicer. We booked the morning guided sound tour for a very reasonable price. They had the kayaks at the launch site which was very close to the shop. Eddie was very knowledgeable about the area and wildlife. We saw a variety of birds and a bunch of big boats. We had a great time! We'll definitely be back when we return to Hatteras in the fall.

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Reviewed 19 May 2013

We just got back from a two week vacation in Hatteras Village, not the first time there but the first time using AS Austin and they were the best price and the best folk. I had to have my beach crusier fixed up in Avon and rented a bike for a day good bike good price - then Craig and I went on a kayak Eco - tour with Eddie as the guide, he is a great paddler and a fantastic guide. Being from Hatteras he knows everything and everyone!! They have great clothing in the store at reasonable prices and some local handmade jewelery and what not. Be sure to say hello to their two dogs Drover and Mate-E!!!!!!! - and we're going to purchase an Indo Board Eddie :-) Craig wants to master it before our return - Craig Dundee and Mary Kaye Sumner, Frederick MD

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Reviewed 16 August 2012 via mobile

Went on a morning nature kayaking tour with Ed. Had a wonderful time. Ed, being a long time local, is loaded with information about the island. He knew all about the plants, wildlife, history and geography of the Outerbanks. Ed was very helpful on paddling and manovouring the kayak for us newbies to kayaking.
The location of the store is right near the spot to put the kayaks in the water. So, no need to transport them if you did not want to. They rent bikes, and all kinds of beach supplies, fishing and crabing supplies. They even have a Charter boat for fishing. All with great prices, friendly and knowledgable staff. And a really cute and friendly dog waiting to greet you!

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Reviewed 4 June 2012

My husband and I went for a 4 hour paddle board jaunt around the Sound. For $40 ea. it was a steal. The proprietors, Eddie and Gail, couldn't be nicer. They scoped out the best route for us based on the tides and the wind. Eddie dropped us off at the put in site and helped us get used to our boards (we never did this before!). He checked in on us at several points during our trip. We saw rays, fish and lots of birds. We have done a lot of kayaking but I don't know that I will ever go back after trying the paddle board! Thanks to Eddie and Gail - we will see you next year for sure. I have been coming here for 15 years and this is for sure the best place in Hatteras for bikes, kayaks and now paddle boards!!!!

2  Thank CguentherTaylor
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