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Harkers Island → Cape Lookout

Round-Trip Ferry Ride: Harkers Island Visitor Center → Cape Lookout Lighthouse & Return Trip- DEPARTING FROM HARKERS ISLAND!

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Round-Trip Prices
Adult (Ages 12+)
Child (Ages 3-11)
Infant (Ages 2 & under)
Pet (Leashed)

The Perfect Way to Get to Cape Lookout

On this gorgeous 15-20 minute ferry ride to Cape Lookout, you may catch a glimpse of the Shackleford Banks horses, bottlenose dolphins, sea turtles, and more! Enjoy the majestic Cape Lookout lighthouse, surf fishing, wide beaches, and the beach shuttle to get you to the best shelling on the eastern seaboard!

Cape Lookout offers something amazing for every traveler, whether you’re interested in collecting the most beautiful seashells in the area, going for a swim, or exploring the lighthouse. Discovering the North Carolina shoreline starts with an Island Express ferry ride!

Although infants (ages 2 & under) are free, they must still be included in your reservation.

Trip minimum of 4 adults tickets applies, not per single group but for total number of people on vessel. 


  • January -March 25th-10am, 11:30am, 1:00pm
    • Excluding March 5th. 6th, 12th, 13th, 18th, 19th, 20th- Every Hour 8:15-4:15pm
  • March 26th-April 10th-  Every Hour from 8:15 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
  • April 11th-Sept 5th: Every 30 minutes from 8:15 a.m. – 5:45 p.m.
  • Sept 6th- Nov 27th: Every Hour from 8:15am-4:15pm.
    • Excluding September 10th, 11th, 17th, 18th, 24th, 25th- Every 30 minutes from 8:15-5:15pm
  • Nov 28th-March 10th 2023: 10am, 11:30am, 1:00pm.



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