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 $15 adults and $8 children (age 11 and under).

Departs from Cape Lookout Lighthouse to the point:

(Final trips for the 2016 season - Sep. 24-25 and Oct. 1-2)

  • 9:30 am and then every hour at the bottom of the hour on demand
  • Trip minimums apply 

Departs from the point to Cape Lookout Lighthouse:

    • 10:00 am and then every hour at the top of the hour on demand or by reservation
    • Trip minimums apply
    • Last pickup will be at 5:00 pm

    Call (252)728-RIDE (7433) To Book Your Trip

    Today's Schedule

    Ferry Trips

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    FRIDAY, MARCH 31ST - FERRY SERVICE CANCELLED DUE TO HIGH WINDS AND POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS. FERRY SERVICE WILL RESUME ON SATURDAY, APRIL 1ST.

    SPRING SCHEDULE MARCH 1 - APRIL 14

    From
    BEAUFORT to SHACKLEFORD BANKS
    We are departing every hour on the hour beginning at 9 am through 3 pm. Ferries depart from Shackleford every hour on the hour beginning at 10:30 am with the last departure at 3:30 pm.

    From
    HARKERS ISLAND to SHACKLEFORD BANKS (East End) or 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.

    We are also running COMBO TRIPS from Harkers Island
    every hour on the quarter hour beginning at 9:15 am. To get your best experience on BOTH islands, we suggest that you schedule your combo trip at 9:15 am, 10:15 am or 11:15 am.