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Daily trips to Portsmouth Island and sightseeing tours leaving from the community docks on Ocracoke Harbor, Ocracoke Island, NC.
Learn the history of Portsmouth Island's ghost village from native guides Rudy and Donald Austin. Explore the historic village. There are many buildings open to the public including a visitor's center, the post office, school house, church, and life saving station.
Portsmouth Island is part of the Cape Lookout National seashore.


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Visit the wide isolated beach for great shelling, fishing, birding or just relaxing.
In season visit Beacon Island to see hundreds of brown pelicans nesting.
Boat sightseeing tours of Ocracoke and surrounding area including Teach's Hole once home to the infamous pirate Blackbeard. View dolphins and local wildlife. Learn the history of Portsmouth and Ocracoke Islands.
A great trip for individuals, couples, groups, families and kids.
30 years of experience, US coast guard certified.
The Austins are available for sunset cruises, dolphin watching, weddings and events, and group trips call for more information and reservations.
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