Outer Banks, North Carolina

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Outer Banks, North Carolina, USA

Recreation in Outer Banks, North Carolina

State Parks

  • Jockey's Ridge State Park 252-441-7132
    Carolista Drive (Park Entrance), Nags Head, NC 27959
    Milepost 12 on the Highway 158 Bypass
    Jockey's Ridge is the tallest natural sand dune system in the Eastern United States. Activities enjoyed by visitors include hang-gliding, kite flying, sand-boarding,... more info  map

Lakes & Marinas

  • Anchorage Marina 252-928-6661
    P.O. Box 880, Ocracoke, NC 27960
    Located on Ocracoke Island
    Daily, monthly or yearly dockage for vessels up to 100 feet in length, fuel, boat and bike rentals, a dockside cafe, charter fishing, a boat ramp, showers, and more. more info  map

  • Dock of the Bay Marina 252-255-5578
    4200 Bob Perry Road, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
    Located in Kitty Hawk Bay
    "The only marina on the Outer Banks with fuel and gas and deep water access." Fishing bait and tackle, restrooms, and a convenience store are also featured. more info  map

  • Hatteras Harbor Marina 800-676-4939
    P.O. Box 537, Hatteras, NC 27943
    Charter boat fishing on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, boat slips, a store, shower facilities, fuel, oil disposal, fish cleaning service, a laundromat, full-service... more info


  • BigWave Boat Rentals 252-489-5376
    Fishing and sail boat rentals. more info  map

  • Hatteras Watersports 252-987-2306
    27130 Highway 12 at Milepost 42.5, Outer Banks, NC 27972
    Located on Hatteras Island in Salvo
    Housed in the former Pea Island Life-Saving Station, a family-owned watersports rental business on the Pamlico Sound offering waverunners, sailboats, kayaks, and... more info


  • Captain Duke's Charter Fishing 252-473-5710 or 252-473-8460
    Highway 12, Nags Head, NC 27959
    Half and full day fishing charters and evening ocean and sound sunset cruises. Captain Duke docks at the Oregon Inlet Fishing Center, located eight miles south of... more info

  • Fish Hunter Charters 910-508-2711
    708 Harbor Road, Wanchese, NC 27981
    Outer Banks Marina
    Outer Banks fishing charters for billfish, tuna, wahoo, dolphin, stripers, mackeral, and more. more info

  • Fish-N-Fool Sportfishing Charters 252-441-6498
    Half- and full day fishing trips aboard the Fish-N-Fool, a modern 36' solid fiberglass Carolina Sportfisher. Shrimping and crabbing trips are also scheduled. more info  map

  • Grandpa's Charters 252-473-9991 or 252-305-TUNA (8862)
    708 Harbor Road, Wanchese, NC 27981
    Trips offered include spear fishing, shark fishing, shrimping, crab fishing, offshore fishing, and bottom hole fishing. more info

  • Jennette's Pier 252-255-1501
    7223 South Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC 27959
    Milepost 16.5 - Oceanfront
    World-class fishing, a full-service pier shop offering tackle, beach supplies, unique gifts, cold drinks, hot coffee and snacks, personalized angling instruction,... more info

  • STOLAT Fishing Charters 252-207-5127
    708 Harbor Road, Wanchese, NC 27981
    Outer Banks Marina
    STOLAT Fishing Charters on the Outer Banks of North Carolina offers a variety of fishing charters out of Oregon Inlet. more info  map


  • Duck Woods Country Club 252-261-2744
    50 South Dogwood Trail, Southern Shores, NC 27949
    The only full-service country club on the Outer Banks features an 18-hole, Ellis Maples-designed championship golf course, a golf shop, practice facility,... more info

  • Nags Head Golf Links 252-441-8073
    5615 South Seachase Drive, Nags Head, NC 27959
    A true Scottish links-style championship course located along the banks of the historic Roanoke Sound. "Membership at Nags Head Golf Links is open to the general... more info  map

  • Sea Scape Golf Links 252-261-2158
    300 Eckner Street, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
    "One of the premier golf courses on the Outer Banks of North Carolina," Sea Scape Golf Links is open to the public year-round. Sea Scape also offers club rentals, a... more info  map

Outfitters & Guides

  • Corolla Bait & Tackle 252-453-9500
    1070 Ocean Trail, Corolla, NC 27927
    Specializes in Outer Banks fishing charters. Its full-service tackle shop offers every major brand of tackle for fresh and saltwater, fresh bait, crabbing supplies,... more info


Miscellaneous Activities

  • Nor'Banks Sailing 252-261-2900 (Watersports/Reservations)
    1314 Duck Road, Duck, NC 27949
    Sailing, waverunners, parasailing, tubing, wakeboarding, watersking, kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, and more. more info  map

  • Ocean Air Sports 252-995-5000
    39450 Highway 12, Avon, NC 27915
    Located on Pamlico Sound on Hatteras Island
    The family-owned & operated Ocean Air Sports offers the ultimate watersports experience, including lessons and rentals in windsurfing, kiteboarding, kayaking, sailing... more info


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