Island Express Ferry Service

Island Express Ferry Service
600 Front Street
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-RIDE

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Take the ferry to Shakleford Banks and Cape Lookout National Seashore here. Visit Shackleford Banks, famous for the wild banker horses and great shelling beaches, less than 30 minutes away. Or take a half-day trip to the Cape Lookout lighthouse and beaches. Ferries depart multiple times a day to Shakleford Banks. There are two trips a day to the Cape Lookout lighthouse from this location.


  • Shackleford Banks
  • Cape Lookout