Our goal is to provide you with the itinerary that meets your goals and expectations for a trouble free and enjoyable field trip.  Our staff of tour planners and guides will direct your activities. 

NC Coast

 

The Wilmington and Cape Fear area beaches offer an unlimited variety of field trip opportunities. North Carolina History, Marine Sciences, Biology and Ocean Studies become your classrooms as we visit Fort Fisher, Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, and Masonboro Island.

One and two day Itineraries are available.

 

NC Aquarium
Fort Fisher Recreation Area
Fort Fisher Historic Site
USSNC Battleship
Dinner Dance Cruise 

Carolina Ocean Studies

One Day Trip

 

North Carolina Aquarium

Self guided exhibits and hands-on critters in the touch tank

See over 2,500 sea creatures from live sharks, alligators,

baby sea turtles, horseshoe crabs, moray eels and stingrays

Staff-led programs available

 

USS North Carolina Battleship

Tour of the famous and the most decorated WW ll Battleship

 

Fort Fisher State Recreation Area

Staff-led activities: barefoot beachcombing, shell collecting,

scavenger hunt, games, and a sandcastle competition with prizes

Park Ranger programs on Sea Turtle Nesting

 

Add these activities for two and three-day trips

 

Dinner and Dance Cruise

Cruise down the Cape Fear River on the Royal Princess Party Boat

for an evening of dining and dancing

 

UNC-Wilmington

Eat a meal at Wagoner Dining Hall, followed by a staff-led tour of the campus

 

Masonboro Island Adventure

Boat across Masonboro inlet for a three-hour COS staff-led, hands-on

day of crabbing, specimen collection and identification

 

Kure Beach Fishing Pier

A two hour staff-led pier fishing lesson and fossil hunt

 

Fort Caswell Coastal Environmental Program

A four-hour coastal activity, including programs that can include:

Crabbing, pulling seine net and identification of specimens,

Pulling plankton nets for Lab study, and other

ocean and environmental related activities

 

Fort Fisher Historic Civil War Park

The last Civil War Fort to fall, that led to the end of the war,

closing Wilmington as the last port available to the Confederates

 

Poplar Grove Plantation

Programs demonstrate the Colonial life in 18th century,

with hands-on activities at this former peanut plantation

Opened as a museum in 1980.

 

Other Possible extended-day activities

Tryon Palace , Historic Beaufort, Maritime Museum, Fort Macon ,

Lunch at Sanitary Seafood Restaurant

 

UNC-Chapel Hill

Morehead Planetarium and Museum,

UNC Basketball Museum

Lunch and Scavenger hunt on campus

 

Myrtle Beach

Wonder Works, Medieval Times Theater,

Alligator Adventure, Ripley’s Aquarium

SkyWheel

 

Contact us to customize an itinerary that meets your interest, goals and budget

 

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