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									  tours . charters . excursions
                                          The Cape Fear Naturalist                    Wrightsville Beach
We offer something for every taste.                                                           Scenic Tours &
                                                                                                Water Taxi
 Relax on a scenic Harbor Cruise or
Sunset Cruise. Ride our Water Taxi to
  Masonboro Island for a secluded
beach day. Explore the treasures of the            Captain Joe, owner of
                                                     Wrightsville Beach
Carolina Coast on a guided excursion.          Scenic Tours & Water Taxi is a
Experience the thrill of inshore family   trained and experienced naturalist with
                                          a Masters of Environmental Studies and     See what you’ve been missing
              fishing.                     having worked for organizations such
                                                  as the Audubon Society.
                                                                                              Drift into the sunset
                                                                                    Watch the harbor porpoise      kick back
                                                  collect unique shells
                                                                                                 learn the history…
                                                                                       discover the islands
                                                                                     Come aboard the M/V Shamrock
   Private charters are available

  for your next party, gathering, or
                corporate event. See
                inside for details.
                                                                                          Captain Joe: 910-200-4002
                                                                                       Opposite the Blockade Runner Hotel - 275
                                                                                        Waynick Blvd. -
 History Harbor Island Tour                 Sunset Island Cruise            Let’s Go F I S H I N G!              Pirate Adventure               Go Birding - with the Expert
 Set sail on the Shamrock for a         Bid farewell to the setting        Drift      fishing       in          Are ye brave enough to      Captain Joe is an avian biologist and
 narrated 1 hour cruise around          sun and another gorgeous           Masonboro Inlet is an                adventure the high seas     shorebird expert! He has spent years
 Wrightsville Beach’s Harbor            day at Wrightsville Beach.         experience you will not              with a real pirate? Hear    exploring these waters and habitats
 Island. Cruise the waterways           Drift into the sunset on this      soon forget. We provide              the legends of the          for the most amazing shorebird life
 while you learn about the              narrated 1.5 hour scenic           tackle,   bait,    license,          pirates who sailed these    that coastal NC has to offer. The
 history, ecology, and culture of       cruise. Routes vary with           captain, and crew, just              very waters. Learn          Piping Plover, Black Skimmer, and
 Wrightsville Beach. Did you            season, weather, and whim.         bring your family and                what is on Money            American Oystercatcher are just a
 know there used to be a trolly         May include Masonboro              friends.     We       catch          Island. Join a costumed     few of the local residents. Birding
 on Wrightsville Beach? Can             Island, Harbor Island, and         flounder, bluefish, sea              pirate, storyteller and     trips can be reserved for Masonboro
 you guess how old the yacht            the Intracoastal Waterway.         bass, and much more. Trip            author Capt. Timothy        Sound, Hutaff Island, and Figure
 club is? $20/person by                 What a way to end the day!         is 2 hrs in duration.                Dillinger, on a 1.5 hour    Eight Island. Ave $35/adult by
 reservation                            $25/adult by reservation           $25/passenger                        exploration $20-$30         reservation. Ask about custom trips.

  Masonboro Island                                               Masonboro Island                                                                Guided Shelling & Nature
   Located directly                                                Water Taxi                                                                           Excursions
  below Wrightsville Island                                                                                                                Duration: 1.5 hours. Come on the boat
 Beach. Masonboro is
      an 8.5 mile
                                                              No Boat?                                                                     and cruise over to Masonboro Island.
                                                                                                                                           You will be accompanied by a
  undisturbed island                                         No Problem!                                                                   knowledgeable guide that will lead
 perfect for a private                                                                                                                     you on a 10-15 minute walk through
 beach day, camping,                                          Water Taxi to Masonboro                                                      the unique island plants to the front
  or exploring. This                                          Island leaves daily during                                                   side (beach side) of the island. This is
 ecological jewel and                                        the summer months. Enjoy                                                      the place to collect all of those
     it’s miles of                                           the day on an undeveloped                                                     amazing shells – angel wings, shark
 unspoiled beach are                                            coastline. Round Trip:                                                     eyes, and whelks! Your guide can
  only accessible by                                          $20/person by reservation                                                    identify them all. $35/adult by
         boat.                                                                                                                             reservation.

  All trips, charters, and excursions depart
 from the Blockade Runner Hotel dock on
                                                              Private Charters                                                                Birthday Parties * Wedding Celebrations *

              Wrightsville Beach.                             Come relax on your own 22 passenger catamaran!                                  Bachelorette Parties * Family Fun *

    Visit for schedules.               Rent the boat for any occasion, captain and mate included.                      Corporate Events * Girls Night Out *
                                                              $250 for 1st hour. $100 each additional hour
About our Vessel
The M/V Shamrock                                                                                                     Don’t see the tour                          NEW!
   28 ft motorized beach catamaran. Rated to carry 22 passengers. Captains are USCG licensed Ship’s Masters.           you want?                            Ask about our
   Vessel & dock are handicap accessible                                                                            Just give us a call                    new wine tasting
                                                                                                                   and we will customize                    cruise! Fine wine
   Vessel features enclosed head                                                                                      one for you!                            and cheese.
   ipod capabilities to enjoy your favorite music on your charter

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