Ferry trips to Cape Lookout National Seashore, Cape Lookout Lighthouse and Shackleford Banks. Departures daily from Town of Beaufort Ferry Gateway & Harkers Island Visitor Center. Our experienced captain and crew strive to exceed your expectations to make this an “Experience to Last a Lifetime,” as you become more than a customer and part of our family. You'll have a fun and enjoyable time on one of our Island Express Ferry Service vessels.

As National Park Service concessionaire and the largest operating ferry service on the Crystal Coast, we provide park visitors with great service while facilitating visitor understanding and appreciation for the national seashore site.


Local Information

Crystal Coast Tourism Authority

Carteret County

Learn More