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With perfect Atlantic wind swell, a calm sound side, and pristine beaches, the Outer Banks of North Carolina is your ultimate destination for watersports.


Featured Water Activities

Address:
1240 Duck Road
Duck, NC 27949
252-441-3393

Description:

Coastal Kayak has been the first choice in water tours since 1999. They offer dozens of kayak tours and now stand up paddle board tours!

Outer Banks Kayak Tours: Pine Island Audubon Sanctuary, Maritime Forest & Marsh, Peter Mashoes Creek at Alligator River, Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge, Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, Ocean Kayak Tour

Outer Banks Paddle Board Tours: Ocean Paddle Board Tour, Pine Island Audubon Sanctuary, Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, Maritime Forest & Marsh, SUP Surf Lesson

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Address:
4457 Mill Landing Rd
Wanchese, NC
252-473-7092

Description:

The Fishin Fannatic is a 53’ Viking Sportfish. This OBX fishing machine is fully rigged for sportfishing on the outside but hosts all the comforts of home on the inside. Plus we are proud to offer an unmatchable Outer Banks fishing trip experience with Captain Mark and his seasoned crew! With over 38 years of fishing experience, Capt. Mark is a highly skilled angler and takes pride in his profession – which you will see first hand when you get out on the water with him. Capt. Mark enjoys putting customers on the fish – from the skilled angler to the new customers just trying to enjoy a day on the water. Being a family man himself, Capt. Mark enjoys having the kids onboard the Fishin Fannatic, making memories that will last a lifetime.

Address:
1118 Corolla Village Road
Corolla NC.
252-722-3669

Description:

Lighthouse Parasail offers the CLOSEST parasailing to the Currituck Beach Lighthouse and 4x4 beaches guaranteeing the best views of the ‘Banks.
Family and locally run by active USCG Master Captain and Crew with over a decade of industry experience. Now operating YEAR ROUND with locations on the Outer Banks and in the Florida Keys! 

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Address:
1314 Duck Road
Duck, NC 27949
252-261-2900

Description:

With so much water surrounding the Outer Banks it's no wonder why watersports are so popular on OBX vacations. We've teamed up with Nor'Banks Sailing & Watersports to get you the best deals around town for getting out and enjoying the water! Nor'Banks is the Outer Banks' premier sailing & watersports operation since 1979. They offer world-class activities with the friendliest staff around.

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Address:
1066 Ocean Trail
Corolla, NC 27927
(252)455-9977

Description:

Located at Whalehead Bay in Corolla next to the Corolla Lighthouse. Come enjoy Waverunner rentals and tours, Parasail flights up to 1,200 feet, Stand-Up Paddle board and Kayak rentals and tours, Banana Boat rides, tubing rides, pontoon boat rentals, Boat Tours and more!

They are the only Watersports on the Outer Banks owned and operated by Retired licensed Coast Guard Captains with a combined 50+ years experience on the water. Two of the three owners are Retired USCG in which hold the highest boat driver designation of a Surfman. Each of our Captains are Certified 100 ton Master License with a combined 15 years of watersports and parasailing experience. 

Southern Shores Realty guests get 10% off!

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Address:
4457 Mill Landing Rd
Wanchese, NC 27981
(252) 423-3157

Description:

Wanchese Marina is located in Wanchese, North Carolina, a village on Roanoke Island famous for it's fishing culture, beautiful views, and quick access to the Atlantic Ocean. Eager to get a taste of life on the high seas? Join one of their knowledgeable captains on a charter or tour! They offer a variety of trips sure to suit your personal interest and family needs.

So, whether you are curious about spotting a bottle nose dolphin or ready to head offshore to hook a tuna, Wachese Marina is your go-to-spot for family friendly, recreational fun on the water.  It's sure to be a highlight of your vacation!

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Other Water Activities

Corolla Water Sports & Golf Links

Address:
TimBuck II Shopping Center
Corolla NC
252-453-6900

Crystal Dawn Headboat Fishing & Sunset Cruise

Address:
2000 Sailfish Drive
Manteo, NC 27954
252-473-5577

Farmdog Surf School

Address:
2500 S Virginia Dare Trail
Nags Head, NC 27959
(252) 255-2233

H2OBX Waterpark

Address:
8526 Caratoke Hwy
Powells Point, NC, 29766
252-491-3000

Outer Banks Stand Up Paddle

Address:
1446 Duck Road
Duck, NC 27949
252-305-3639