Serving coastal Brunswick Co. out of Ocean Isle Beach is the Summertide Adventure Tours. Here, guests are offered daytime and evening kayaking tours, fishing charters, and sunset cruises by boat. If you’re ready for an adventure, this is the perfect place to start! Summertide Adventure Tours does not have a physical address any longer, but they are happy to be reached by phone to provide memorable adventures.
Summertide Adventure Tours offers various tours and activities, like the Bird Island Tour. Bird Island is the northernmost beach in North Carolina and the first beach in South Carolina, as well as an unoccupied nature preserve purchased by the state of North Carolina to safeguard turtle and bird nesting sites. You’ll paddle from the mainland to the Bird Island backside and Bonaparte creeks, which will reveal stunning marsh grass and oyster bed architecture. Join in on the kayaking trip, where you will paddle into the jetty structure of Little River inlet and explore the area’s pristine dunes. Take a refreshing swim before beach your kayak on the shore to collect shells—you may find sand dollars, whelks, or conchs among other treasures. On your way back from Bird Island, you’ll paddle through Bonaparte Creek and Dead Water Creek (tide permitting). Keep your eyes peeled for egrets, sea turtles, sea otters dolphins, porpoise blue herons pelicans ospreys, and perhaps a resident bald eagle!
Twilight cruises are also offered, with departures scheduled on a regular basis throughout the month. Make sure to check the calendar for the month for any special tours. The excursions depart at 6:30 p.m. during the winter months (November through March). Call or visit the website for current tour schedules and dates. Each twilight cruise will explore Sunset and Ocean Isle beaches. The evening setting sun over the back-barrier marshes will be appreciated by departing guests. If you’re in the neighborhood, you won’t want to miss out on witnessing our lovely marsh area as it fades against the backdrop of the evening sky, while avoiding the summer’s heat. This is one of Ocean Isle Beach’s most popular excursions! Avoid being burned and enjoy the stunning vistas.
If you set sail at 7:00 pm, you’ll be able to experience an amazing sunset from the comfort of a charter boat during our nightly sunset tour. You don’t have to worry about paddling–the captain will do all of the work! cruise and take in various sites while enjoying drinks and snacks with your group. Sunset cruises are available every night (except Sundays) and cost $300 per group.
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