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24 Jun Posted by in Blog, Special Trip | Comments Off on Brewery Tours

Brewery Tours

Brewery Tours

Wrightsville Beach Scenic Tours is working with Port City Brew Tours and Karma Kart to provide tours of local Wilmington NC brewerys. Visit local brewerys, enjoy the beers and hop on board the Karma Kart for safe eco friendly transportation … Continue reading

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04 Jun Posted by in Blog, Special Trip | Comments Off on Do Something Different for Dad!

Do Something Different for Dad!

Do Something Different for Dad!

Let's face it. Dad is sick of getting ties for Fathers day. He has an entire section of his closet devoted to them, and he can only wear one at a time. Heck, he doesn't even wear them that often. … Continue reading

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07 May Posted by in Blog | Comments Off on Mother’s Day Cruise 2015

Mother’s Day Cruise 2015

Mother’s Day Cruise 2015

This year, do something special for Mom- she did bring you into this wild wonderful world, after all. We're happy to announce that the Shamrock will be sailing on the hour every hour starting at 11 am from our dock … Continue reading

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16 Mar Posted by in Blog, Special Trip | Comments Off on Easter 2015

Easter 2015

Easter 2015

Eggs are hard to find: Easter Haiku collection from WBST.   Eggs are hard to find. Scattered across the wide beach They blend with the sand.   Masonboro beach conceals many different shapes at the water’s edge.   Sunday, April … Continue reading

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13 Jan Posted by in Blog, fishing, Special Trip | Comments Off on An Exciting Start to the New Year

An Exciting Start to the New Year

An Exciting Start to the New Year

To quote John Lennon: "Another year over, and the new one just begun…" To bring in the new year, we're excited to announce our newest addition to the Shamrock's tour catalog: the Blue Crab Tour. The life of a waterman … Continue reading

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08 Dec Posted by in Blog, north carolina birding | Comments Off on Winter at the Beach

Winter at the Beach

Winter at the Beach

The time for t-shirts and flip flops has come and gone once again. It flew south with the black skimmers and least terns, down to warmer latitudes to bask in the midday sun, only to return again next spring. In … Continue reading

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28 Oct Posted by in Blog | Comments Off on Fall on Masonboro

Fall on Masonboro

Fall on Masonboro

The Spartina grass is completeing it's transformation from green to gold. The last of the sea turtle nests are hatching. In the back bay, fish are biting and herons are stalking. It's a wonderful time of year to be on … Continue reading

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10 Jul Posted by in Blog, Special Trip | Comments Off on Yo-ho, yo-ho, a pirate’s life for me…

Yo-ho, yo-ho, a pirate’s life for me…

Yo-ho, yo-ho, a pirate’s life for me…

The Carolinas are rich in natural and nautical history, but perhaps most interesting of all is what happened on our shores during the “Golden Age of Piracy.” Some examples: 1718- The end of Blackbeard: the infamous pirate Edward Teach, aka … Continue reading

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18 Jun Posted by in Blog, north carolina birding, shorebird | Comments Off on Learn Your Terns

Learn Your Terns

Learn Your Terns

The sandbars and beaches of Wrightsville Beach and Masonboro Island are important habitats for many shorebirds, including black skimmers, American Oystercatchers, brown pelicans, and many different varieties of gulls. But the title for most entertaining to watch undisputably rests in … Continue reading

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11 Jun Posted by in Blog | Comments Off on Boating Tours Customized By You

Boating Tours Customized By You

Boating Tours Customized By You

Did you know that riverboats, anchored ships and lake-going vessels have been used as special zones for private or exclusive entertainment — historically speaking? Any family who manages to rent or own a boat can experience this uniquely free space … Continue reading

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