We are the ORIGINAL Ferry to NC’s famous Barrier Islands!

Island Ferry Adventures

Winter Hours: First boat leaves the dock at 10:00 AM. Last boat leaves the islands at 4:25 PM.

​Bird Shoal, Carrot Island, Sand Dollar & more!

The islands of the Rachel Carson reserve are just as beautiful as they are educational. Only accessible by boat or ferry, these islands are one of the best kept secrets of the Crystal Coast.

SAFE Swimming Beaches – Shallow water, and NO RIP CURRENTS

They give you the option of relaxing and taking in the sun on the pristine shores or exploring the nature trails where you can observe wildlife, such as feral horses, gray foxes, river otters, sea turtles and many species of fish, in their natural habitat.

​Just call or email to guarantee your seats!

The ferry to Bird Shoal & Rachel Carson Reserve runs every 30 minutes, and reservations are not required. Reservations are required for some of the other trips & tours, so just call (252) 728-4129 to schedule.