Frequently Asked Questions

  • Each cruise is limited to 6 persons. No exceptions. Age does not matter. This is per US Coast Guard Rules.
  • Cruises are exclusive to you and your crew. I do not mix people on cruises.
  • A Swansboro marina (Dudleys or Caspers) will be specified prior to cruise, address will be sent via text message. This will be the departure and return location.
  • ¬†Cruises will depart dock at the specified time. Early arrival will help expedite that and provide time to load the boat, sunscreen, bathroom, etc.
  • There are NO restroom available on the boat. There are 2-3 locations that we can stop if needed, however, it will take time to get to those locations and will be included in cruise duration. A bucket is onboard. Privacy can be achieved if emergency.
  • We are dog friendly providing water bowl & water. Leash is required when on Bear Island.
  • Gratuities are greatly appreciated.

Shelling Cruises:

  • Shelling Cruise is Approx. 3-4hrs. long and includes 2-3 stops on and around Bear Island.
  • Children under 3 years, not recommended for this cruise.
  • Shell Bags and bottled water provided on shelling cruise. You're welcomed to bring coolers or whatever extra gear needed, plenty of space on the boat.

Scenic Cruises:

  • Scenic Cruise is Approx. 2 hrs. and covers over 20 miles of waterway around Swansboro and Emerald Isle.
  • You're welcomed to bring snacks, drinks, (adult beverages) if desired.

Weather:

Marsh Cruises prioritizes safety. Our coastal weather is constantly changing. Will correspond prior to all cruise to make sure the weather is good prior to cruise. Some possible issues:

  • Heavy rain/lightning
  • High winds
  • Excessively cold temperatures
  • Fog

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Don't hesitate to call for more info! (910) 330-8750