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Island Hopper Cruise

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Adult Ages 13+
Child 12 and under

Explore Local Islands with the Island Hopper Cruise in Sound side Wrightsville Beach, NC


Numerous uninhabited islands dot the waters around Wrightsville Beach and during this adventure cruise you can explore at least one of them. Start at Money Island where notorious pirate Captain Kidd is said to have buried his treasure and home to the area’s largest sand dune – perfect for sliding down; then cruise toward Masonboro Island, the longest undisturbed barrier island ecosystem in southern North Carolina. If time allows hop off and traverse from marsh to oceanside in search of giant sea shells. On your return back to the docks, keep an eye out for dolphins and other marine life.

Get on an extraordinary adventure. As you explore the hidden treasures of the uninhabited islands surrounding Wrightsville Beach during this captivating cruise. Begin your journey at Money Island, shrouded in mystery and tales of Captain Kidd’s buried treasure. Marvel at the area’s largest sand dune, a thrilling spot for sliding down and creating cherished memories. Next, set your course towards Masonboro Island, a pristine barrier island ecosystem that stretches across the southern region of North Carolina. Take the opportunity to disembark and traverse the island, moving from the serene marshes to the breathtaking oceanside, while searching for magnificent sea shells along the way.

As the Island Hopper Cruise brings you back to the docks, keep your eyes peeled for playful dolphins and other captivating marine life, adding an extra touch of wonder to your journey. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the untouched islands, where the serenity of nature and the allure of exploration merge harmoniously. Discover the secrets that lie within these unspoiled havens, creating memories that will last a lifetime. With each island visited, a new adventure unfolds, unveiling the captivating landscapes and diverse ecosystems that make this area truly remarkable.