Crystal Coast Lady Cruises

Crystal Coast Lady Cruises and Island Express Ferry Service, a National Park Service Concessioner, offer groups educational excursions and naturalist guided eco tours that will introduce students to the barrier islands natural beauty, wind shaped sand dunes and maritime forests, and make them aware of the importance of these habitats on the plants and wildlife that inhabit the island. Tours of Shackleford Banks and Cape Lookout National Seashore are available with or without naturalist guides. Departing from Beaufort or Morehead City, our boats can accommodate up to 265 passengers. There is also fishing and dolphin watching that can be included on these trips. 
Contact Info
Address: 600 Front Street, Beaufort, NC 28516. Carteret County.
Tel: 252-728-8687.
Hrs: Vary.
Fun and educational cruises are available for school groups. The M/V Crystal Coast Lady offers both enclosed and open air seating, a kids steering station, viewing areas, snack bar, and more. 
Contact Info
Phone: 252-728-8687.
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades.
Group Size: Max. 265 passengers.
Program Type: Guided Tours.
Recomm. Length of Visit: 1 hour-90 minutes.
Registration: Online, Phone, Email.
Food Options: Available for purchase.
Cost: Fee.
Supports Classroom Learning In: Environmental Studies, Social Studies.
Topics Covered: animals, ecology, fish, sailing. 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Boat Excursion Lesson Plan

Did you know a boat can be built out of concrete and it will still float? As long as the boat is lighter than the water it displaces, it will stay above water. Let students learn about how boats work, and explore hands-on activities students can do to “help” on the boat.... Continue