Thinking of visiting Cape Lookout and/or Shackleford Banks?

Banker Horse on Shackleford IslandVisitors come to Cape Lookout National Seashore primarily to take advantage of the recreational opportunities found on the islands of Cape Lookout and Shackleford Banks. Others are drawn to the park because they are interested in lighthouses or the wild horses. Total recreational visits to the park are over 500,000 people per year.

The months of June, July, and August receive the highest visitation, especially on weekends primarily from day users. During a typical year, December through February are the months with the lowest visitation. The majority of visitors to Cape Lookout National Seashore come from within North Carolina. Traditionally these visitors have made trips, sometimes for generations, to this section of the coast for summer visits. However, an increasing number of park visitors come from all fifty states and many foreign countries. At H2O Captain we welcome all visitors to this wonderful national resource of the seashore which belongs to all of us!

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Captain's Logbook - 09. 27. 2020


H2O Captain Eco-Tour Private Boat Excursions is authorized by the National Park Service to have both boat and land excursions to The Cape Lookout National Seashore which includes Shackleford Banks.  77 days out on the water, as of November 21.  Fun, safe, and educational times for all!

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