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Air Tours

Come explore the Crystal Coast from a perspective unlike any other. On an aerial tour withSouthern Air, you’ll get a ‘birds-eye’ view of the many attractions that make Carteret County one of the most unique coastal communities in the country.

On the Air Tour, you’ll venture out over Cape Lookout and Shackleford Banks to see the famous wild horses racing along the beach. Spot schools of dolphin, large sharks, or even a humpback whale swimming just below the surface. Scope out the spot where the infamous Blackbeard sank his vessel. Fly over the historic Fort Macon site… all comes together in the Air Tour!!

Cape Lookout Tour – 30 Minutes ($50 per person. Min. 2 passengers):

Fly from the Beaufort Airport to the State Port and over the Beaufort Inlet, then across the historic Civil War site Fort Macon. Next you will fly down the beach of Shackleford Banks and out to the Cape Lookout Lighthouse. You will circle the lighthouse and then fly over Harker’s Island on your way back to the airport.

Beaches and Banks Tour – 45 Minutes ($75 per person. Min. 2 passengers): Includes all sites in the Cape Lookout 30 min. tour, but also allows you to fly down Atlantic Beach to Pine Knoll Shores and extends around the southern tip of Cape Lookout up Core Banks, considered one of the most beautiful places to fly in all of North Carolina!

Crystal Coast Tour – 60 Minutes ($100 per person. Min. 2 passengers): Includes all sites in the Beaches and Banks tour, but also allows you the flexibility to customize your air tour so you can fly over the sites that interest you the most! Fly down to Emerald Isle or over to Drum Inlet. The 1 hour tour allows you to view the entire county!

Extended photo tours to Ocracoke or further up the Outer Banks are available upon request.

Air Tours are flown in Cessna 172’s: 4 seat High Wing Aircraft.
*One child under the age of 5 can fly for free!!

Call now to reserve your flight at 252-728-2323.

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