Island Express Ferry Service

Island Express Ferry Service

430 W. Beaufort Rd. Beaufort, NC 28516 | (252) 728-7433

Your local ferry service to Cape Lookout National Seashore and Shackleford Banks! Departing from Beaufort and Harkers Island.

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. “An Experience to last a lifetime” 252-728-7433

Beaufort to Shackleford Banks Round Trip
$17-adults/campers (includes 2 carry-ons) $5 additional carry-ons or over-sized carry-on, $10 children (3 – 11), Infants (0 – 2) – Free, $7 pets

Beaufort to Cape Lookout Round Trip – with 2 – 2/12 hours on Cape Lookout

Departs at 9 am and 1:30 pm

4 hour trip, $35-adults, $25 children (3-11), Infants (0 – 2) – FREE

SPECIAL TRIP – Departs from Beaufort – Sunset Shackleford Banks Wild Horse & Dolphin Cruise – with 1 hour on Shackleford Banks

Wednesday – Saturday from 6:30 – 8:30 pm

$20 Adults, $15 children (3 – 11), Infants (0 – 2) – FREE

Harkers Island to Shackleford Banks Round Trip
$17-adults/campers (includes 2 carry-ons) $5 additional carry-ons or over-sized carry-on, $10 children (3 – 11), Infants (0 – 2) – Free, $7 pets

Harkers Island to Cape Lookout Round Trip
$17-adults/campers (includes 2 carry-ons) $5 additional carry-ons or over-sized carry-on, $10 children (3 – 11), Infants (0 – 2) – Free, $7 pets

Harkers Island to Shackleford Banks/Cape Lookout COMBO Trip
$28-adults/campers (includes 2 carry-ons) $5 additional carry-ons or over-sized carry-on, $15 children (3 – 11), Infants (0 – 2) – Free, $7 pets

MEGA TRUCK Land Transportation on Cape Lookout to the Point – $13.00

SPECIAL TRIP – Departs from Harkers Island – Heritage Harbor Cruise & Dolphin Watch

Friday & Saturday evenings from 6:45 pm – 8:45 pm

$20 Adults, $15 children (3-11), Infants (0 – 2) – FREE

Special Summer 2018 Trips:

Sunset Shackleford banks Wild Horse & Dolphin Cruise from Wednesday – Saturday 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm (May 30th – September 8th) – Enjoy a scenic narrated cruise while searching for dolphins and spend an hour on Shackleford Banks.

Heritage Harbor & Dolphin Watch Cruise every Friday & Saturday from 6:45 – 8:45 pm (June 1st – September 1st) – Enjoy a wonderful scenic cruise departing out of Harkers Island with entertaining and informative narration from one of our local historians. See the area islands, including Shackleford Banks & Cape Lookout while searching for dolphins!