Take a ferry ride from Harkers Island to Cape Lookout for a historic walking tour of Cape Lookout Village and a special ride on the famous beach shuttle.
We Offer Ferry Transportation, Cruises & Tours
Enjoy a narrated round-trip sunset cruise from Beaufort to West Shackleford Banks, plus an hour of free time on Shackleford Banks. Look for wild horses and dolphins!
- 2 hours
- Tues - Sat
- May - Sept
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Rated #1 Boat Tour in Beaufort on TripAdvisor
About Island Express Ferry Service
Island Express Ferry Service LLC is the only authorized concessionaire to drop off at Cape Lookout Lighthouse and Shackleford Banks!
We provide park visitors with great service while facilitating visitor understanding and appreciation for the park.
- Ride in new, fast, and comfortable ferries alongside all local experienced captains and crew.
- Experience the beauty of the Crystal Coast with sparkling clear waters and pristine beaches.
- Treasure hunt for shells–Whelks, Scotch Bonnets, Conchs and many more!
- See the wild horses of Shackleford Banks or go hiking, fishing, and swimming.
- Fun for the WHOLE family! Leave the stress of the mainland behind.