Captain Johnny’s Dolphin Tours

Captain Johnny’s Dolphin Tours
(252) 473-1475
400 Queen Elizabeth Avenue
Operating hours: 
Tickets are sold Mon.-Fri. from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. For recorded information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week: call 252-480-9151

Join Captain Stuart Wescott aboard The Captain Johnny boat for a Guaranteed Dolphin Watch cruise in protected waters off the Outer Banks, NC. This two hour cruise is ideal for all ages. Enjoy breathtaking views as you listen to a factual narration on the bottlenose dolphin, a type of dolphin found along the Atlantic coast. Dolphin mating and birthing can be observed on many cruises. 

2016 will be our 22nd season! During 2015 we found dolphin 98% of the trips.

Outer Banks Cruises Offered by Captain Johnny's Dolphin Watch:

Morning Dolphin Watch - 10 a.m.
Afternoon Dolphin Watch - 1 p.m.
Sunset Dolphin Watch - 6 p.m.

From May - October, tours depart several times a day Monday thru Friday (and Saturday by appointment or charter). Tickets sold in advance by phone with a credit card to guarantee. Please call for current schedule. Times are subject to change with the season. We are CLOSED SATURDAY & SUNDAY. ​

We are 10 minutes from Nags Head beaches. Follow road signs to Manteo. Turn on Budleigh St. (next light after ACE Hardware and Pizza Hut- Tread Quarters is on the corner) and go to end. Our dock is located at the end of Budleigh Street on the Manteo Waterfront Boardwalk near the new Lighthouse.

Tickets are sold Monday thru Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Private Outer Banks Charters Offered by Captain Johnny's: 

Private Tours, School Field Trips, Family Reunions, Wedding Parties, Memorials for Deceased, Business Get Together, Private Dinner Cruise (bring your own food)

Captain Johnny also books a Shrimping-Crabbing Cruise​ which is offered by Grandpa's Charters and departs from Wanchese Harbor.