Ride the beach transporter, the Terra Gator, to False Cape State Park through Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge on the beach. Once in False Cape visitors can spend two hours exploring the Barbour Hill area of the park. Schedule By Reservation Only. The Terra Gator operates only on weekends from Nov. 1 through March 31. The transporter departs Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge in Virginia Beach at 9 a.m. and returns at 1 p.m. The trip takes about 45 minutes each way. Call 1-800-933-7275 (PARK) to make reservations.
Groups may make arrangements for weekdays or other time slots, still only between Nov. 1 and March 31, by contacting the park directly at (757) 426-7128, email firstname.lastname@example.org .
$8 per person
$100 for school fieldtrips
$160 group rate
Minimum 10 riders, maximum 36
Cancellation policy: Guests are encouraged to transfer reservations – at no cost – to another date because the cancellation fee per reservation is $10. Transfers must, however, be done by the Wednesday prior to the reserved date. If fewer than 10 riders sign up by Wednesday to reserve spots, the park cancels the trip with full refunds or guests may opt for a transfer.
**Location Detail: Meet at Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge for Transport