Guided Duck Hunting Trips

Paradise Shores Adventures offers duck hunting trips from our Pamlico County headquarters.

We offer trips Monday through Saturday. You will have the options of hunting in a stake blind or on one of our custom layout boats. Groups of up to four can be accommodated. Larger parties can be accomodated with advanced notice. We provide all decoys, blinds, stands and offer cleaning and disposal services as well.

From the Blind

Expect to shoot a variety of ducks including blue bills, buffleheads, redheads, canvasbacks and the possibility of many others. We also offer the change to hunt puddleducks and black ducks, weather permitting. Each morning of hunting will include a hearty breakfast in blind or on shore, weather permitting.

From the Boat

Sea duck hunting is a special hunt where you will have the opportunity to shoot common scoter, surf scoter, old squaw and white wing scoter just to name a few. This hunt offers breakfast as well, if weather permits.


$200 per person until 1 pm. Add $75 person past 1pm.

What to Bring

  • Proper hunting license, stamps, etc.
  • Legal guns (check plugs)
  • Legal shells (lead-free)
  • Camouflage and Rain gear
  • Waders (preferably chest high)
  • Snacks and drinks

Need to Know

All hunts will comply with all rules and regulations mandated by NC Wildlife Resources Commission and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
NC Waterfowl Hunts require: Valid NC Hunting License, NC Wildlife Privilege, HIP certification and Federal Duck Stamp. All must be on person while hunting.

Paradise Shores Liability waiver

Booking A Trip

Paradise Shores Adventures offers guided hunting and fishing trips from Pamlico County, North Carolina.

All trips need to be reserved by telephone or email. After you have booked a trip, please know that you are responsible for the following:

  • Visit both the NC Wildlife and (if necessary) the US Fish and Wildlife websites. Please review and be in compliance with all requirements. This applies to all fishing and hunting trips.
  • Please review our liability waiver. 
  • 50% deposit is required within two weeks of reservation and second half on last day of trip. Only certified check or cash will be accepted.

Arrival Information

All trips leave from 1076 Paradise Shores Road, Merritt, NC which is a 10-15 minute drive from either Bayboro or Oriental. If advance notice is given, we can make dockside pickup arrangements for boating trips leaving from Oriental.


We are able to offer lodging upon request. Please contact us if you’re interested and we’ll be provide you with costs and availability. For lodging options in Oriental head on over to’s “Where to Stay” page for a listing of the best lodging options in Oriental.


Any trip needing to be cancelled must give at least a two week notice or risk losing deposit. Any trip that is cancelled due to weather will have their deposit refunded if unable to reschedule.