Boat Charters / Paddleboard & Surf Excursions


Come aboard and cruise with us Island Style, as we take you to the famous spots surrounding Wrightsville Beach that can only be seen by Masonboro Island, Mason's Inlet, and Lea Island!  Explore the hidden beaches, marshes, and uninhabited islands as you lounge on our unique 23ft catamaran deck boat, while listening to your favorite tunes. Whether you’re looking for the ultimate water sport spot, the perfect quintessential beach, or hoping to spend some time chillin’ at one of our waterfront bars, we’ll get you there.   Tap into the local knowledge of our captain, and let us help you plan a day to remember.  Epic Excursions offers exclusively private boat charters. What does this mean? This means you tell us where you want to go! The trip is yours, so you decide the experience. 


  • Private Half Day Charters- $495  (3 Hours, up to 6 people)
  • Private Full Day Charters- $695  (6 Hours, up to 6 people)
  • Paddleboard and Surf Charters- Half Day or Full Day Charter pricing, with the addition of boards.  Options in booking to add up to 6 paddle boards or surfboards ($25 per board) onto the surf and paddle board tours. 
  • Sunset Cruises - $375 (1.5 - 2 Hours, up to 6 people) Complimentary red and white wine will be served. 

Food and drink is allowed. We can make stops at some of the great restaurants along Wrightsville Beach or we have local restaurants that will provide box lunches and deliver to the boat dock. Details will be provided in booking.  *All charters include a fun captain, great music, fuel, and cooler with ice and waters. You may BYOB *

Half & Full Day Charters

Sit back, relax and lounge aboard our 23ft catamaran deck boat.  Listen to your favorite island tunes, as we cruise over to one of our favorite little paradises that can only be accessed by boat like Masonboro Island, Mason's Inlet and Lee Island, just to name a few. Wrightsville Beach and it's surrounding beaches and waterways are blessed with so much natural beauty.  The only way to fully take in the beauty and see the islands is by boat. Whether you want to be off the beaten path exploring an uninhabited island, or in the middle of the most happening spot around, our local knowledge will put you where you want to be. Your half or full day charter will be one to remember!          Private Half Day Charters- $495  (3 Hours, up to 6 people)  Private Full Day Charters- $695  (6 Hours, up to 6 people)

Boat Charter Wrightsville Beach

Sunset Cruise

A customer favorite! Relax and unwind on the comfortable deck of our 23ft deck boat as you cruise along the beautiful Intracoastal Waterway. Our sunset trip will have you watching the colorful Wrightsville Beach sunset, watching for dolphins and sipping your favorite drink. Our boat is the perfect lounging boat for sunset cruising around Wrightsville Beach, Mason's Inlet, or wherever you would like to go! Great for families, couples, or party groups. This cruise is definitely something to bring your cameras for! BYOB of choice, or have a complimentary glass of red or white wine on us.  Option to add paddleboards for sunset paddleboarding!                                      Sunset Cruise- $375 

sunset cruise wrightsville beach

Are you a watersports enthusiast and would like to try something adventurous?  How about Paddleboarding or Surfing? We are surfer- & paddleboard-friendly (our captains surf and paddle too). We can teach you how to paddleboard on your excursion, or take you to the best spots to paddleboard or surf if you are more experienced.

Paddleboarding Charter

The paddleboarding charter has it all...a mix of cruising with the adventure of paddleboarding!

Cruise with us aboard our comfortable deck boat as the captain takes you to a picturesque destination full of beautiful waterways, marshes, and wildlife. Enjoy a guided paddleboarding tour around Masonboro Island, Mason's Inlet, and other uninhabited islands and salt marshes, or have the boards for your own leisure. We provide custom built Ian Balding paddleboards for you to explore on. If you’ve never paddled before, don’t worry… we’ll include the basic instructions you need to get you out and enjoying your time on the water. After your paddleboard adventure, you can relax back on the boat and enjoy some island tunes and your favorite beverages as we cruise over to one of the beautiful islands for some more fun, sun, and relaxation!  Price: Half Day or Full Day Charter pricing, with the addition of boards.

paddle boarding tour

Surf Charters

There's nothing better than going surfing by boat!

This charter is for the surfers and paddle surfers looking for some surf stoke that can only be found by boat. Let us take you on a surf excursion to find the perfect waves on tap for the day.  There are some great surf spots surrounding Wrightsville Beach, especially during the fall and winter months. We can take you over to Masonboro Island, or other surf spots like Mason's Inlet. Bring your own board or let us provide one of our custom built, Ian Balding surfboards.  Price: Half Day or Full Day Charter pricing, with the addition of boards.

Book your surf charter and make your surf trip an adventure! Stop dreaming.... get on the boat!  

Paddle Surfing
Surfing Charter

Advanced Paddlers & Surfers

Would you like to go go on a downwinder ? Our boat can take you out to the best spots for a downwinder. We can either just drop you off or follow you to make sure you get back safely. We can be your escort boat as you navigate around our islands.  Or, do you want to surf those waves that can only be reached by boat? Whatever the case, we can make it happen!

Give us a call to customize an excursion that will meet your needs!

Favorite Boating Destinations

Island Boat Charters

Masonboro Island 

An uninhabited island known for beautiful dunes, coves, and epic surf.  Swim and relax on the calm sound side of the island, and then make your way along the beautiful paths that lead to the ocean.  Masonboro island is an exclusive spot for surfing, shelling, and island camping! 

Mason’s Inlet

A favorite destination for the beautiful turquoise waters that remind us of the caribbean!  Mason’s inlet is located at the Northern end of Wrightsville Beach, separating it from Figure Eight Island. This destination is known for the beautiful beaches, clear water, sand bars, surfing, paddleboarding and great swimming spots! In the warmer months it’s also a popular social gathering spot for locals.

Lea Island 

This island is to the North of Figure Eight Island.  It’s a bit further of a boat ride (about 20-30 minutes), and the scenery along the Intracoastal waterway is beautiful. Lea Island tours are great for those who love to shell, and spend the day on a secluded beach!  This island has beautiful sandbars, and backwater with lots of choices for beaching it!  Pack a lunch, or head over to one of the restaurants on the water!  There’s lots to see and explore….or just sit back ,relax, and take it all in!  ( Full Day Charter Suggested)