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5pm Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge Kayak Tour
September 9, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 30, 2019
This is our maximum adventure tour! On this kayak tour, explore this very unusual habitat and learn all about its exotic wildlife. Alligators call this refuge home along with rare, endangered wolves, and a variety of unique birds that are native to the island. Black Bears can sometimes be seen roaming or relaxing on land. It’s not unusual to see alligators in the water or lounging along the shore. While touring the Alligator River, discover the history of moonshiners in this area while paddling beneath grand bald cypress and loblolly pine trees. This is an unforgettable experience you don’t want to miss! This is an excellent two-hour tour suitable for beginner and experienced paddlers of all ages.
Tour length: Approximately 2 hours
Price: $50 per person / $35 for children ages 12 and under
Driving Directions: Use Google Maps to: Buffalo City, NC. Take 64W and cross bridge to Roanoke Island. Stay straight and cross 2nd bridge, Virginia Dare Memorial Bridge. Continue 9.6 miles and look for a sign on the right for Buffalo City Rd. It will say: “Buffalo City Rd, Paddling Trails 2 miles”. Make the very next left (1/10 of a mile) onto Buffalo City Rd and continue approximately 2 miles to the end of this gravel road and you’ll see the put in. Please be sure to park on the right-hand side of the road and arrive 10-15 minutes prior to the start time.