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.

Departs from Cape Lookout Lighthouse to the point:

We are now running the Beach Shuttle, starting April 8th...every day!

  • 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.

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    BEAUFORT to SHACKLEFORD BANKS

    We are departing every half hour starting at 8:30 am through 5 pm. Ferries depart from Shackleford every half hour as well, beginning at 9 am with the last departure at 5:30 pm.

    From
    HARKERS ISLAND to SHACKLEFORD BANKS (East End) or CAPE LOOKOUT
    We are departing every half hour on the quarter hour beginning at 8:15 am through 5:15 pm. Ferries depart from the East end of Shackleford and/or Cape Lookout every half hour on the quarter hour beginning at 9:15 am with the last departure at 5:45 pm.

    We are also running COMBO TRIPS from Harkers Island
    every half hour on the quarter hour beginning at 8:15 am. To get your best experience on BOTH islands, we suggest that you schedule your combo trip before 11:15 am.