OBX Biplanes, LLC
Offering open cockpit biplane air tours for two passengers over the beautiful Outer Banks of North Carolina.
252-216-7777

Discovery Tour

 This introductory tour departs Manteo Airport and crosses over Shallowbag Bay to Pirate's Cove Marina then heads out across the sound to the ocean.  Circle Jennette's Pier and get a beautiful view of the beach before heading back to Roanoke Island.
Approx. 10-12 minutes...$118 ($59/each with two people)
Please note: Discovery Tour is offered during summer season, based on availability.

Barnstormer Tour

Head north to the Wright Brothers Monument, Jockey's Ridge and shipwrecks, OR south over Wanchese fishing village to Oregon Inlet and the Bodie Island Lighthouse...either route gives you a nice stretch along the ocean with a good chance of seeing dolphins, sea turtles and schools of fish.
Approx. 20 minutes...$198 ($99/each with two people)

Deluxe Tour 

Includes the northern and southern routes, an extended cruise including approx. 16 miles along the oceanfront with a better chance to see schools of fish, dolphins, sea turtles and shipwrecks.
Approx. 30 minutes...$298 ($149/each with two people)

Aerobatic Tour

This tour  is offered with the 20 or 30 minute tours and must be booked ahead of time. Includes:
 2 wingovers and 2 loops ..........$79 in addition to tour charge.
4 wingovers and 4 loops (twice the fun!)......$99 in addition to tour charge.


Custom tours....why not treat yourself and fly longer?
Ask about our custom route tours which give you a little longer time in the air
Please ask about our flight videos!



           We carry a great selection of 100% cotton shirts and caps

 (see a sample of colors below), for only $20 - they make great gifts
(and you're welcome to wear yours backwards if you like)!

Please click here for driving directions to our office at Manteo Airport.
If you have GPS, or would like to Google directions, it's easiest to use the address for the Roanoke Island Aquarium, which is 374 Airport Rd. Manteo, NC 27954 and right next door to the airport.  
If you are coming from the Northern beaches (Corolla, Nags Head area, etc.), head South on the bypass (Rt. 158).  At approximately milepost 16, bear to the right following the signs for Manteo. In 3 1/2 miles, bear right again.  After approximately 3 1/2 miles, take a left onto Airport Road.  You will pass the Roanoke Island Aquarium on your right, and the Manteo Airport is directly ahead.  Our office is located in the main airport terminal building, a big grey building with a flagpole; we share an office with Coastal Helicopters.
If you are coming from the South beaches on Hatteras Island (Rodanthe, Salvo, Hatteras, etc.) drive North on Rt. 158.  At approximately milepost 16, take a left and follow signs to Manteo.  In 3 1/2 miles, bear to the right.  In another 3 1/2 miles, take a left on Airport Road.  You will pass the Roanoke Island Aquarium on your right, and the Manteo Airport is directly ahead.  Or office is located in the main airport terminal building, a big grey building with a flagpole; we share an office with Coastal Helicopters.
Visit our sister company Coastal Helicopters for more flying adventures!
If you have GPS, or would like to Google directions, it's easiest to use the address for the Roanoke Island Aquarium, which is 374 Airport Rd. Manteo, NC 27954 and right next door to the airport.  
If you are coming from the Northern beaches (Corolla, Nags Head area, etc.), head South on the bypass (Rt. 158).  At approximately milepost 16, bear to the right following the signs for Manteo. In 3 1/2 miles, bear right again.  After approximately 3 1/2 miles, take a left onto Airport Road.  You will pass the Roanoke Island Aquarium on your right, and the Manteo Airport is directly ahead.  Our office is located in the main airport terminal building, a big grey building with a flagpole; we share an office with Coastal Helicopters.
If you are coming from the South beaches on Hatteras Island (Rodanthe, Salvo, Hatteras, etc.) drive North on Rt. 158.  At approximately milepost 16, take a left and follow signs to Manteo.  In 3 1/2 miles, bear to the right.  In another 3 1/2 miles, take a left on Airport Road.  You will pass the Roanoke Island Aquarium on your right, and the Manteo Airport is directly ahead.  Or office is located in the main airport terminal building, a big grey building with a flagpole; we share an office with Coastal Helicopters.