North Beach Watersports


North Beach Watersports offers multiple watersport rentals and more!

jet sking

With riding areas surrounded by beautiful scenery, North Beach Watersports offers a sorts of water action sports that are fun for all ages! They were voted “#1 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Corolla” by TripAdvisor, now you have to do is come see why!

At North Beach Watersports, you will find:

  • Parasailing
  • Jet Ski Wave Runners
  • Kayaks
  • Stand Up Paddleboards
  • Pontoon Boats
  • Tubing
  • Banana Boat Rides
  • Sunset Cruises
  • Fishing and Crabbing Trips


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Daily from 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.


Located behind the Inn at Corolla Light
1066 Ocean Trail
Corolla, NC



Water Sports of Corolla


Kitty Hawk Water Sports of Corolla offers ever watersport you can imagine!


Located on the Roanoke Sound, Kitty Hawk Watersports of Corolla most likely offer the watersport you are wanting to try while vacationing in the Outer Banks. They are the only Hobie Cat dealer on the beach and the only windsurfing school north of Hatteras Island.

Head to Kitty Hawk Water Sports of Corolla and you will find:

  • Kitesurfing Rentals and Lessons
  • Windsufing Rentals and Lessons
  • Stand Up Paddleboard Rentals, Lessons and Tours
  • Sailing Tours
  • Pontoon Boat Rentals (on and off site)
  • Kayak Rentals (on and off site), Lessons and Eco-Tours
  • Jet Ski Rentals
  • Parasailing (Single/Double/Triple)
  • Bumper Boats for kids
  • Banana Boat rides


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Sunday–Monday – 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.



6920 South Croatan Highway
Nags Head, NC


OBX Kitty Hawk Surf Co.


Your One-Stop-Shop to retail and watersports in Nags Head!


Kitty Hawk Surf Co. is a retail and watersport rental company located in 5 different locations throughout the Outer Banks. Whether you are looking for surf brand apparel or a lesson taught by an expert, Kitty Hawk Surf Co. is here to satisfy.



  • Boards
  • Accessories
  • Lessons (Group or Private)
  • Apparel
  • Camps
  • Bodyboards


  • Boards
  • Accessories


  • Surfstyle
  • Longboards
  • Penny Boards
  • Balance Boards


  • Boards
  • Lessons (Basics in an hour and a half)


  • Tours (Northern Kayak Tours, Central Kayak Tours, Southern Kayak Tours, & Surf, Kayak, Yoga Retreats)
  • New kayaks
  • Used kayaks
  • Accessories


Jockeys Ridge Crossing
3925 S. Croatan Highway
Nags Head, NC

Wee Winks Square
1214 Duck Road
Duck, NC
Surf Lessons: 1-877-FLY-THIS

Corolla Timbuck II
785L Sunset Blvd
Corolla , NC

Corolla Monteray Plaza
819 Ocean Trail
Corolla, NC

Waves Village MP 40
24502 Highway 12
Rodanthe, NC


Outer Banks Kayak Tours


Beginner or expert, doesn’t matter. Everyone loves Outer Banks Kayak Tours!

kayaking through marsh

The Coastal Kayak Touring Company guarantees an incredible kayaking experience for all ages. Each of the passionate and knowledge tour guides are excited to show you an exciting kayak adventure through the wilderness where you can witness the beautiful nature of the Outer Banks creeks and marshes as well as wildlife sightings up close.

The Coastal Kayak Touring Company offers the following guided Outer Banks Kayak Tours:

*Note: 4 of the tours offer Paddleboard Tours!



  • 8 square miles of secluded water paths
  • Saved wildlife habitat
  • One of the OBX’s most desired and untouched wildlife sanctuaries
  • Able to navigate through a maze of islands
  • 2 1/2 hour tour

Adults – $60    Children – $35    Paddleboard Tour – $75

  • One of the few maritime forests left in the world
  • 1,800 acres of habitat home to birds, mammals and reptiles
  • Tours goes up Ginguite Creek
  • Relaxed and calm nature tour
  • 2 1/2 hour tour

Adults – $40    Children – $35    Paddleboard Tour – $75

  • Known as “Swamp on a Hill” by the Algonquin Indians
  • Narrow creeks leading into mirror-image lakes (alligator habitat)
  • Kayak through a refuge home to the world’s only population of red wolves
  • Past wildlife spottings include river otter, bobcat, black bear and more
  • 3 hour tour

Adults – $55    Children – $35

  • Tour navigates through the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge
  • Unlike Alligator Tour, this tour explores the brackish marsh creeks
  • Guided tour through winding creeks
  • Destination is a deserted beach where you explore on foot
  • 3 hour tour

Adults – $60    Children – $35

  • Tour through Kitty Hawk Bay and Ablemarle Sound
  • Explore the marsh trails of Long Point
  • Tranquil rides through marshes and open water
  • Likely spotting of osprey, bald eagle and river otter
  • 2 hour tour

Adults – $50    Children – $35    Paddleboard Tour – $75

  • 5,834 acres of land and 25,700 acres of water
  • Known as “Birders Paradise”
  • Navigate in and around marsh islands
  • Discussion of migrating nature of the OBX included
  • Clearest waters of all tours
  • 2 hour tour

Adults- $55    Children – $30    Paddleboard Tour – $70

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Book in person at the reservation office at:
UNTUCKED in the Duck Waterfront Shops
1240 Duck Road
Duck, NC


OR at one of their partner locations:

Nor’Banks Sailing (Duck)
The Outpost (Kitty Hawk)
Kitty Hawk Water Sports (Nags Head)


OR select a tour online to make a reservation.

Outer Banks Dolphin Tours


Climb aboard the Captain Johnny and enjoy one of three Outer Banks tour cruises!

dolphin in ocean

Guaranteed dolphin spotting!

Captain Johnny’s Outer Banks Dolphin Tours are celebrating their 20th Anniversary Season this year! The Captain, Stuart Wescott, offers 3 different cruises to choose from, all of which are appropriate and fun for all ages.

Captain Johnny is a 55 foot long and 14 foot wide Coast Guard Certified cruise boat that fits up to 49 passengers.


  • Most requested tour in 2010
  • Combination of beautiful sunset and dolphin watch
  • Cruise down Albemarle Sound
  • Departs 2 hours before scheduled sunset time
  • Tickets sold week of tour (reservations preferred)


Adults – $35    Children 2-12 – $25    Children Under 2 – $10



  • Departs from Wanchese Harbor
  • Witness fishermen and women working at Pamlico sound
  • Witness Bodie Island Lighthouse
  • Spot all types of wildlife
  • Pass by Pelican Island home to 4,000+ birds
  • Available as Private Charter


2 Hour Tour – $450



  • Small commercial net pulled behind boat
  • Passengers can sort through and examine what is caught
  • Allowed to keep shrimp and crabs of legal size
  • Great family-friendly experience
  • Learn about 3 types of crabs harvested


Shrimp Crabbing Cruise – $350



Dock is located at the end of Budleigh Street on the Manteo Waterfront Boardwalk near the new Lighthouse.

Captain Stuart Wescott
P.O. Box 816
Manteo, NC

Back Country Kayak Tours OBX


Kayak through the back country of the Outer Banks and explore!


Back Country Kayak Tours allows you to explore 12 miles of beaches on a custom Safari Cruiser then launch your kayak from inside the Spanish Mustang Reserve.

There are 2 different tours you can choose from, depending on whether you are a beginner or experienced kayaker.


  • Navigate through OBX waters in search of horses and wildlife
  • Tips and lessons given throughout tour on how to properly kayak
  • Tandem (2) person kayaks used
  • Special tour through wild horse country included
  • Full of OBX natural history
  • 3 hours long



  • Launch out of Currituck National Wildlife Refuge
  • Navigate through creeks, marsh islands and Spanish Mustang Reserve
  • Adventurous kayking trip
  • Incredible close up views of nature and wildlife
  • Experience the ecology and geology of the natural world
  • 4 hours long


Back Country also offers Wild Horse Safaris and Segway Tours!


8:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m. Daily



107-C Corolla Light Town Center

Corolla, NC


Water Activities in the Outer Banks


Looking for a fun day on the water while in the Outer Banks? Check out these ideas!


There is plenty to do while vacationing in the Outer Banks, especially on the water! With so many different water activities to choose from, we have narrowed down the best in the business to help make your decision much easier. from kayak adventures to spending the day deep sea fishing on a charter, the possibilities are endless in the Outer Banks!

Click on each link below for details and coupons!

1. Back Country Kayak Tours

2. Captain Johnny’s Outer Banks Cruises

3. Coastal Kayak Touring Co.

4. Kitty Hawk Surf Co.

5. Kitty Hawk Watersports of Corolla

6. North Beach Watersports

7. North Duck Watersports

8. Outer Banks Kayak Adventures

9. Rock on Fishing Charters

10. Sunset Watersports


Breakfast Places in Outer Banks


Start off your day right at one of these great breakfast places in the Outer Banks!



OBX Coffee Co.

807-L Ocean Trail (Highway 12), Corolla, NC / 252-543-0200

  • Freshly roasted coffee from around the world
  • Espresso-based drinks
  • Smoothies, milkshakes and ice cream
  • Breakfast wraps
  • Lunch wraps and sandwiches


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Stack ’em High Pancakes and So Forth

3801 North Croatan Highway, Kitty Hawk, NC / 252-261-8221

  • Specialty pancakes (homemade mix!)
  • Omelets
  • Breakfast specials
  • Lunch specials
  • Popular and well respected restaurant in the OBX


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Tulios Bakery

Loblolly Pines Shopping Center, 1187 Duck Road, Duck, NC / 252-261-7112

  • Bagels
  • Croissants
  • All kinds of pastries
  • Classics- eggs, cheese, bacon, special cream cheeses
  • Donuts
  • Catering breakfast available



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Donutz On a Stick

1216 Duck Road, Duck, NC / 252-261-0484

  • Duck’s newest dessert shop
  • Warm donuts on a stick with 35 toppings
  • Unique coffees and flavored-milks
  • Also serves frozen yogurt and homemade ice cream
  • Family-friendly fun



Peppercorns Restaurant & Deck Bar

At the Ramada Plaza Hotel, Mile Post 9.5 Beach Road, Kill Devil Hills, NC / 252-441-2151

  • Causal oceanfront dining (Indoors or outdoors)
  • Breakfast daily, lunch seasonally and dinner daily
  • View of the ocean from outdoor deck
  • 4 course dinners offered
  • Diamond in the ruff dining destination



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Drinks and Appetizer Places in the Outer Banks


Check out these great spots in the Outer Banks for drinks and appetizers!


Salt Water Grill

811 Ocean Trail, Corolla, NC / 252-453-2101

  • One of the largest Craft Beer selections on the Northern Outer Banks
  • Extensive Wine List
  • Daily wine and beer features
  • Hand-crafted and selected cocktails
  • All-natural meats
  • Locally-sourced produce


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Crafty Cow Burger Bar

817C Ocean Trail, Corolla, NC / 252-453-3212

  • High quality 100% all natural burgers
  • Great craft beer
  • Variety of wine selections
  • 4 High-Def TV’s
  • Live local music
  • Great and creative appetizers


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Sand Bars Raw Bar and Grill

1716 North Croatan Highway, Kill Devil Hills, NC / 252-261-2496

  • Brand new restaurant in the heart of Kill Devil Hills
  • Great selection of fresh shrimp, oysters, clams and combo plates
  • Happy Hour 3-5 p.m. ($0.25 Shrimp, $0.25 Clams, 3 different kids of Oysters)
  • Ever-changing menu
  • Wide selection of beers
  • Fine selection of wines


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Ocean Boulevard Bistro & Martini Bar

4700 North Virginia Dare Trail, Kitty Hawk, NC / 252-261-2546

  • American Bistro with seasonal menu
  • Great martinis
  • Expansive wine list
  • Locally-sourced food
  • Located across from Kitty Hawk beach
  • Live music
  • Oceanside patio dining area



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Full Moon Café and Brewery

208 Queen Elizabeth Street, Manteo, NC / 252-473-6666

  • Only place in downtown Manteo serving hand-crafted beers
  • Extensive wine list
  • Indoor dining area with window seating
  • Outdoor dining area with umbrellas
  • Right by many activities in downtown Manteo
  • Diverse, delicious and fresh menu options



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Places to Eat in the Outer Banks


Looking for a great place to have lunch or dinner while in the Outer Banks? Check out these great places!



Flying Fish Cafe and Wine Bar

2003 South Croatan Highway, Kill Devil Hills, NC / 252-441-6894

  • Elegant, yet causal indoor restaurant
  • Fresh local seafood
  • Daily specials
  • Salads, Starters, Entrees, Kid’s Menu and Desserts
  • Expansive wine list and bar


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Miller’s Waterfront Restaurant

6919 South Croatan Highway, Nags Head, NC / 252-441-6151

  • Celebrating 33 years of business
  • Overlooks the Roanoke Sound
  • Both indoor and outdoor seating
  • Summer menus for lunch and dinner
  • Fresh local seafood


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Black Pelican Oceanfront Cafe

Mile Post 4 on the Beach Road, Kitty Hawk, NC / 252-261-3171

  • Directly across from the beach
  • Also serves as historic Lifesaving Station #6 constructed in 1874
  • Serves lunch and dinner
  • Comfortable dining room indoors and outdoors
  • Full service bar
  • Wood-Fired Pizzas, Steamers, Kid’s Menu


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Jimmy’s Seafood Buffet

4117 North Croatan Highway, Kitty Hawk, NC / 252-261-4973

  • Usual seafood fare with a Caribbean twist
  • Purchase as much local fish and shellfish as possible
  • Every other item is made from scratch
  • Homemade desserts
  • Live entertainment, corn hole, putt putt and pony rides during summer



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Tortugas Lie Shellfish Bar & Grill

3014 South Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC  /252-441-7299

  • Caribbean-themed restaurant
  • Home to mouth-watering appetizers, dinners and desserts
  • Serves lunch and dinner
  • Daily Specials
  • Merchandise for sale
  • Beach volleyball out back



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Duck Pizza Company

Scarborough Lane Shoppes, Across from the Farmer’s Daughter / 252-255-0099

  • Dine-in, Carry-out and FREE delivery
  • Specialty pizzas
  • Subs and wraps
  • Wings
  • Strombolis
  • Calzones
  • Cold Beer



Oceanfront Grille

1197 Franklyn Street, Corolla, NC / 252-453-4748

  • Only oceanfront restaurant on the Currituck Outer Banks
  • Mixed grill options
  • Fresh seafood
  • Children’s Menu
  • Outdoor deck seating area
  • Signature crabcakes
  • Specialty drinks



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Peppercorns Restaurant & Deck Bar

At the Ramada Plaza Hotel, Mile Post 9.5 Beach Road, Kill Devil Hills, NC / 252-441-2151

  • Causal oceanfront dining (Indoors or outdoors)
  • Breakfast daily, lunch seasonally and dinner daily
  • View of the ocean from outdoor deck
  • 4 course dinners offered
  • Diamond in the ruff dining destination



SAVE with the coupon below!