Enjoy a relaxing and fun 20-25 minute ferry ride to Cape Lookout Lighthouse. Be on the lookout for dolphins and horses along the way.
Looking for Ferry Transportation or a Full Cruise or Tour Experience?
Our experienced captains and crew strive to exceed your expectations to make each of our ferry trips an “Experience to Last a Lifetime.” When you embark on a ride with us, you become more than a customer, but part of our family, having a fun and enjoyable time on one of our Island Express Ferry Service vessels. Discover our variety of ferry transportation rides, cruises, and tours below!
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Spend time on both islands in one day! Depart from Harkers Island to your first stop, Shackleford Banks. Choose your pick-up time and then continue on to Cape Lookout Lighthouse.
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!
Ferry to Cape Lookout as you hear stories about the Harkers Island natives, then enjoy an hour of free time to explore the island before your return trip.
From the lighthouse, take a ride out to the point at Cape Lookout for great fishing and some of the best shelling in the area. Along the way, be sure to keep your eyes open for birds and other wildlife.
Enjoy a relaxing evening cruise as you go past Shackleford Banks and spend an hour at Cape Lookout lighthouse.
Frequent Rider Pass
We are glad to offer our new Frequent Rider Pass for 2022:
• Get 10 trips for $180, for a savings of $20! •
• This is for one person and it is non-transferable •
• NOT GOOD FOR SPECIAL TRIPS OR COMBO TRIPS •