National Park Service Concessioner

LARGEST, FASTEST, MOST COMFORTABLE OPERATING FERRY SERVICE ON THE 
CRYSTAL COAST

We will provide park visitors with great service while facilitating visitor understanding and appreciation for the park.

  • Ride in New Fast Comfortable Ferries with All Local Experienced Captains & Crew
  • Experience the beauty of the Crystal Coast with sparkling clear waters and pristine beaches. Treasure hunt for shells--Whelks, Scotch Bonnets and Conchs and many more!
  • See the Wild Horses of Shackleford Banks or Go Hiking, Fishing, Swimming 
  • Fun for the WHOLE family! Leave the stress of the mainland behind.
  "An Experience to Last a Lifetime"

Local Attractions

Check out the local attractions on our beautiful National Seashore destinations

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New Fast Comfortable Ferries - Local Experienced Captains Finest Pristine Waters & Sandy Beaches - Best Shelling in NC Wild Horses - Hiking - Fishing - Photography Leave your stress of the mainland behind. 

Rates & Schedule

Come see the legendary banker ponies on Shackleford Banks!

Banker ponies have roamed free on Shackleford Banks for over 400 years! Legends tell that the horses came to island many years ago from sinking Spanish ships. These horses are descendants from Spanish mustangs of early colonial explorers. The Shackleford Banks wild horses are ..

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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.

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