Water Activities

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:
798 Sunset Boulevard
Corolla, NC 27927
252-453-6900

Description:

With over 60 years combined experience in the parasailing and water sports industry, our owner-operators prove they are THE leading authority here on the Outer Banks. Hop on board Island Express—Corolla’s ONLY USCG inspected, 12 passenger Ocean Pro parasail vessel—and fly high above the Currituck Sound to catch a glimpse of the Currituck Beach Lighthouse and the Atlantic Ocean. Holding his 100 Ton Master Captain’s License, Corolla Parasail’s captain has safely flown 24,000 happy customers and we understand you have plenty of options to choose from when booking your parasail trip, so be sure to ask just how long your captain has been flying before stepping aboard! And hey, if parasailing isn’t your thing, speak to one of our friendly and professional staff members about booking any of our pontoon boats, waverunners, kayaks, or SUPs to comfortably explore the Currituck Sound.

$15 off Saturday through Tuesday

$15 off for booking our 9AM boat

$10 off ANYTIME Wednesday through Friday

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Address:
1446 Duck Rd
Duck, NC 2949
252-261-4200

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With over 60 years combined experience in the parasailing and water sports industry, our owner-operators prove they are THE leading authority here on the Outer Banks. Hop on board Island Style—Duck’s USCG inspected, 12 passenger Ocean Pro parasail vessel—and fly high above the Currituck Sound to catch a glimpse of the Historic Town of Duck and the Atlantic Ocean. Holding his 100 Ton Master Captain’s License for twenty years, Duck Parasail’s captain has safely flown 25,000 happy customers and we understand you have plenty of options to choose from when booking your parasail trip, so be sure to ask just how long your captain has been flying before stepping aboard!  And hey, if parasailing isn’t your thing, speak to one of our friendly and professional staff members about booking any of our pontoon boats, waverunners, kayaks, or SUPs to comfortably explore the Currituck Sound.

$15 off Saturday through Tuesday

$15 off for booking our 9AM boat

$10 off ANYTIME Wednesday through Friday

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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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Other Water Activities

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

Outer Banks Stand Up Paddle

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