“An Experience to Last a Lifetime”
Experience the beauty of the Crystal Coast with Island Express Ferry Service. Ride in new, fast and comfortable ferries with experienced captains. And Island Express is the only ferry authorized by the National Park Service to drop off at Cape Lookout Lighthouse and Shackleford Banks.
Enjoy the coast’s sparkling clear waters and pristine beaches as you leave the stress of the mainland behind. Treasure hunt on some of the best shelling beaches in North Carolina, see the wild horses of Shackleford Banks, or go hiking, fishing and swimming. It’s an amazing experience the whole family will enjoy!
Island Express Ferry Service also offers rentals for comfortable transportation while on the islands, plus walking tours, narrated rides that tell the history of the area or free time on the island, depending on your choice of tour.