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Experience Ocracoke Island by Boat

What better way to see Ocracoke than by boat? Ocracoke's experienced local captains will show you Ocracoke and Portsmouth Island's surrounding waters as you have never seen them before. Search our list of boat tour operations to begin your Ocracoke open water adventure.

Austin Boat Tours

Offering boat tours to historic Portsmouth Island.  Departing daily from Silver Lake Harbor at the Community Square dock.  Learn about area history.  You will be dropped off at the historic Portsmouth Village.  Self-guided tour maps are available to explore the village and beach area. Bring mosquito spray.  Boat tours of the surrounding islands, dolphin and sunset cruises also available. Reservations are recommended.  252-928-4361, 252-928-5431 

Windfall II

The Windfall II is a 32' Lazy Jack Schooner designed by Ted Brewer. She offers 1.5-hour sunset sails daily and is also available for private charter. Departing from the Community Store Dock in historic Ocracoke village, she sails out onto Pamlico Sound and visits Teach's Hole where the infamous pirate Blackbeard was beheaded in 1718.  252-928-7245