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Beach Shuttle 

Land Transportation Schedule

 Don't miss out! Catch a ride with us across the Cape on our Beach Shuttle as you learn about the rich history and ecology of Cape Lookout on this fully narrated tour from the lighthouse to Cape Lookout point. At the point you can watch the nesting shorebirds, collect larger shells, fish, or just relax on this gorgeous island!  Only $10 per person. Based upon a first come, first serve basis.

Departs from Cape Lookout Lighthouse to the point:

BEACH SHUTTLES ARE NO LONGER RUNNING AND WILL RESUME IN APRIL 2018.

  • First departure is at 9:30 am and then every half hour Tuesday through Sunday.

Departs from the point to Cape Lookout Lighthouse:

    • Starting at 10:00 am and then every half hour on demand or by reservation
    • Trip minimums apply
    • Last pickup will be at 5:00 pm
    • $10.00 per person 
    • Ages 3 and under are FREE

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    Today's Schedule

    The ONLY Ferry authorized by National Park Service to drop off at Cape Lookout Lighthouse and Shackleford Banks.

    Beach Shuttles are no longer running. We will begin our new Beach Shuttle schedule in April 2018. 

    FERRY SERVICE IS CANCELLED ON SUNDAY, NOV. 19TH, OUT OF HARKERS ISLAND AND BEAUFORT DUE TO HIGH WINDS.

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    EFFECTIVE 10/2/17:

    BEAUFORT to SHACKLEFORD BANKS

    Departing every hour starting at 9:00 am through 3 pm. Ferries depart from Shackleford every  hour as well, beginning at 10:30 am with the last departure at 3:30 pm.

    From
    HARKERS ISLAND to SHACKLEFORD BANKS (East End) or CAPE LOOKOUT  or COMBO TRIP TO SHACKLEFORD BANKS & CAPE LOOKOUT:
    We are departing every hour on the quarter hour beginning at 9:15 am through 3:15 pm. Ferries depart from the East end of Shackleford and/or Cape Lookout every hour on the three-quarter hour beginning at 9:45 am with the last departure at 3:45 pm.