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“Guiding Light: Unveiling the History of the Oak Island Lighthouse”

Nestled along the enchanting shores of Oak Island, the Oak Island Lighthouse stands tall as a silent sentinel, weaving tales of maritime history and coastal charm. Join us as we delve into the fascinating narrative of this iconic structure that has witnessed the ebb and flow of time. A Beacon Born: The Oak Island Lighthouse, proudly guarding the entrance to the Cape Fear River and Intracoastal Waterway, was lit for the first time on November 1, 1958. Standing at 153 feet, its distinctive black and white bands have made it a beloved symbol of Oak Island. Navigating the Cape Fear Coast: The lighthouse was strategically positioned to aid mariners navigating the treacherous waters of the Cape Fear Coast. Over the decades, it has played a pivotal role in ensuring the safety of countless sailors and boats traversing the region. Structural…

An Alluring Escape: 10 Reasons to Visit Southport, NC with Southport Water Tours”

Southport, North Carolina, is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered, and Southport Water Tours is here to guide you through the top 10 reasons why this coastal haven should be on your must-visit list. Join us on a virtual tour of Southport’s charm, enriched by the ever-present maritime touch of the Cape Fear River and Intracoastal Waterway. 1. Coastal Beauty at Every Turn: Southport boasts breathtaking waterfront views that unfold with every step. Join Southport Water Tours to witness the beauty of the coastline from the tranquility of the water. 2. Historical Marvels: Immerse yourself in the rich history of Southport. Our boat tours offer glimpses of historic landmarks and stories, providing a unique perspective on the town’s maritime heritage. 3. Charming Waterfront Shops: Explore Southport’s quaint waterfront shops and boutiques. Our tours conveniently depart from a location where…

Tours will resume spring 2024

Dear Southport Water Tours Family, As the crisp December breeze ushers in the changing seasons, we find ourselves reflecting on the incredible journeys we’ve shared on the waters of Southport, NC. It’s with a touch of nostalgia and a heart full of gratitude that we announce the temporary closure of our tour boat for the season. The 2023 season has been nothing short of spectacular, with countless memories made and maritime wonders explored. We extend our deepest thanks to each and every one of you who stepped aboard, shared in the excitement, and made this season unforgettable. As we navigate through the quieter months ahead, we’re already setting our sights on the horizon of 2024. The promise of a new season brings anticipation, and we’re thrilled to announce that Southport Water Tours will reopen its doors in early spring. Our…

Southport Water Tours’s Coastal Adventures Blog

“Setting Sail: Welcome to Southport Water Tours’s Coastal Adventures Blog!” Ahoy, fellow adventurers! Welcome aboard our digital vessel as we embark on a journey through the crystal blue waters and picturesque landscapes of Southport, North Carolina, and its charming neighboring towns. We’re thrilled to have you join us at Southport Water Tours, your premier guide…