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Outer Banks Watersports

The Outer Banks is a string of barrier islands off the coast of North Carolina. This makes it the perfect place for everything water sports can offer. If you enjoy fishing, kayaking, swimming, or other water adventures, our Outer Banks vacation rentals are the perfect place to stay and enjoy. This article will give you a cheat sheet of water sports to enjoy on your next stay.


The Outer Banks has a unique way of making you feel connected to the elements you’re surrounded by. The miles and miles of golden sand are the perfect transitions to the aquatic playground of the Atlantic Ocean that so many enjoy every year. One of the primary activities you can enjoy is fishing. Several charters will take you out into the waters and help you find the perfect catch. You’ll find an array of sea bass, trout, flounder, and other fish in the water. Companies like Gecko Sportfishing will take you out into the waters to catch tuna or Mahi Mahi. Their experienced crew will be there to help you no matter your skill level. Plenty of boats and charters take you out into the ocean and catch the fish you want. Many even accommodate moderate-sized groups of around 6 people, so you and your friends can all join in the fun!


You can enjoy countless watersports on your next stay to the Outer Banks. Kayaking is a favorite because it suits many skill levels and allows you to enjoy being on the water. OBXadventure.com offers kayak tours through Roanoke Island, Kitty Hawk Maritime Forest, Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge, and more. You can even experience the bioluminescence and full moon night kayak tour, which lets you experience the outer banks during the full moon, and showcases the bioluminescent creatures in the water! There are also kayaks for children to travel alongside their parents, so no matter what age you’re traveling with, you can all join in on the adventure.

Other watersports you can enjoy on your Outer Banks Vacation include jet skiing, kite surfing, paddle boarding, and more. Locations like Kite Club Hatteras offer lessons for those who are newer to the kiteboarding experience. They offer a 3-day express course where over those days, you will turn into an independent kiteboarder, no matter your starting skill level! Kitty Hawk Kites offers a wide variety of rentals and tours as well. This includes parasailing, jet ski, pontoon boat, kayak, SUP, surf, and bike rentals. They’re the most giant kites, toys, and wind art retailer on the Outer Banks.

When you’re ready for your next adventure in the water, our Outer Banks vacation rentals will put you at the center of your favorite water sports. We can accommodate groups of any size and will ensure you experience a safe and unforgettable time. Our vacation rentals also include amenities such as full kitchens, Wi-Fi, cable TV, private pools, and hot tub. Each location varies, so we encourage you to browse our selection of rentals and find the perfect place for your next Outer Banks vacation.