North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island

The North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island offers opportunities to immerse yourself in the Outer Banks waters. Explore the ecosystems of coastal ponds, lakes and rivers, and study&nbs...

Nor' Banks Sailing and Water Sports

Nor’Bank’s Sailing & Water Sports staff, equipment and location make them one of the premier water sports centers on the Outer Banks. Their friendly and professional staff make your visit with them both safe and fun. Their equipment is in outstanding condition and is kept to the highest safety standards. ...

Coastal Helicopters

Coastal Helicopters offers charter flights and scenic air tours of the spectacular Outer Banks coastline. With a reputation for high performance and reliability, Coastal’s Robinson 44 Raven II helicopter can accommodate three passengers with a smooth, safe and air-conditioned ride.Soaring over the...

Paradise Dolphin Cruises

Welcome to Paradise Dolphin Tours.  We are committed to offering you one of the most amazing experiences of your life.  So climb aboard THe Kokomo, our 40 passenger catarmaran and get ready to see some of the mose beautiful wildlife you have ever seen! The Kokomo boards in Wanchese on the Outer Banks an...

The Lost Colony

In July of 1587, 117 English men, women, and children came ashore on Roanoke Island with a commission from Elizabeth I to establish a permanent English settlement in the New World. Just three years later in 1590, when English ships returned to bring supplies to ...

Ocean Atlantic Rentals

THE TIME THE YOU HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR IS FINALLY HERE!  THE ANNUAL USED GEAR SALE AT OCEAN ATLANTIC RENTALS!   A SALE LIKE THIS ONLY HAPPENS ONCE A YEAR AND IT’S SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26TH, 2015.  OCEAN ATLANT...

Captain Johnny's Dolphin Tours

Enjoy what Captain Stuart Wescott calls a guaranteed dolphin watch tour June through October. Not only scenic, the tour on the Captain Johnny is incredibly educational. Learn about the bottlenose dolphins that frequent our waters.  See them mate and birth on many cruises, and enjoy their playful behavior.&n...

Nags Head Dolphin Watch

Scientists run these dolphin tours as part of their research on these beloved aquatic animals, so you know this will be an interesting trip. Passengers will be able to see how researchers with the Outer Banks Center for Dolphin Research, a nonprofit organization,  conduct their research and hear about some of the di...

Kilmarlic Golf Club

Kilmarlic Golf Club and the Black Tartan Tap Room offer a full entertainment experience. The Kilmarlic course was named among GOLFWEEK’s 15 top courses in NC and was chosen to host the North Carolina Open both in 2004 and 2009. It was also voted one of the top 100 you can play in NC by Golf Styles Maga...

Just for the Beach Rentals

Just for the Beach Rentals (not to be confused with the similarly-named "Just for the Beach") offers rentals to accommodate your stay. Equipment includes linens, baby gates, cribs, monitors, seats, joggers, bikes, kayaks, skim boards, surf boards, and SUP. Free delivery is available with a modest rental order, from Corol...

The Pointe Golf Club

Celebrating 20 years of great golf, The Pointe Golf Club and Keefers' Grill, located 3.5 miles north of the Wright Memorial Bridge in Powells Point, just minutes from the beautiful beaches of the Outer Banks.  Offering the Outer Banks' most player friendly design, the area's premier course conditions,  an...

North Beach Watersports

Located at the beautiful Inn at Corolla Light,  family owned North Beach Water Sports is operated by a retired Coast Guard Licensed Master Captain. We provide a mix of excitement and scenery. Your mind will be captivated by the beauty that surrounds. Activities Include:*Parasailing

Life on a Sandbar and Braids

Braids come in many styles in the Outer Banks.. Braids by Life on a Sandbar & Braids is about fun and creating memories. We specialize in: braids, hair wraps, feather extensions, as well as henna tattoos, air brush tattoos, stepping stones, and making your own sand art creations. We offer fun for the whole fa...

Corolla Wild Horse Fund

See the horses and save the horses!We are the nonprofit charity that is responsible for the care and protection of the wild horses. Do you want to see and learn about the horses and help them at the same time? When you go to see the horses with the Corolla Wild Horse Fund, you automatically become ...

Coastal Kayak Touring Company

If you are looking for adventure, stop by or call Coastal Kayak Touring Company and book your reservation. The company has been offering kayak and paddle boarding tours on the Outer Banks since 1999 and is located at the Waterfront Shops in Duck. Whether you choose to tour the Pine Island Audubon Sanctuary, Pea Island Na...

Sunset Watersports

Welcome to the premier watersports venue on the Outer Banks.  Sunset Watersports offers the best location for your water activities with an opportunity for you to explore the Currituck Sound in Duck, NC.  Located at the gazebo at Sunset Grille, you can choose from any of our new equipment to ride on&n...

Back Country Safari Tours

Discover wild Spanish Mustangs and our unique Barrier Island ecology on the Wild Horse Safari. Explore over 30 miles of "off road" beach, dune and sand trail and ride with a professional naturalist guide in a custom 4x4 open-air Safari Cruiser or or experience the Beach Cruiser and Kayak Safari combination tour to paddle...

Back Beach Wild Horse Tour

Welcome to Back Beach Wild Horse Tours in Corolla. Out tours embark from Corolla, the last outpost before the road ends into nothing but stretches of wide beach. We provide safe family fun to see the Corolla Wild Horses, descendants of the Spanish Mustangs brought to the New World by explorers...

Artistic Elegance Spa

Here at Artistic Elegance, we want every modern woman to feel just as beautiful on the inside as she looks on the outside! We know that you lead a busy and fulfilling life. With your crazy schedule and demanding daily responsibilities, it’s hard to feel beautiful all the time, even when you’re on vacation! We...

Elizabethan Gardens

Designed to honor the English settlers who came to Roanoke Island over 400 years ago, The Elizabethan Gardens offers stunning beauty and educational programming year-round. From plant sales and fundraising galas to gardening camps for kids and potting activities for adults, a host of activities enliven the picturesque gr...

Corolla Adventure Golf and Bumper Cars

Corolla Adventure Golf is Corolla’s newest attraction! The 27-hole Corolla-themed mni-golf course offers challenging play for all ages. The Spin Zone bumper cars put a smile on everyone’s face whether you are watching from the side lines or participating in the bumper fun!  ...

Outer Banks Massage Therapy

Have table or chair will travel, depending on your personal need or desire. At Outer Banks Massage Therapy, they have one main goal…relaxation. Located in Corolla, they are set up for a variety of onsite massages and treatments by an all certified staff. They also come to you for private sessions and have special ...

Kitty Hawk Water Sports of Corolla

Located on the edge of the Roanoke Sound, Kitty Hawk Water Sports offers nearly every water recreation you can enjoy on the Outer Banks. The site claims to be the only Hobie Cat dealer on the beach, and the only windsurfing school north of Hatteras Island.  You can also get introductory to advanced kiteboarding less...

Beach Braids

Here’s a fun, family-owned place to do something a little different during your beach vacation. A variety of braids, with or without beads, can be artfully styled at Beach Braids, which first opened in Nags Head in 2004. And if you want to experiment with a tattoo, you can get a temporary henna tattoo, painted by c...

What the Shell

What The Shell  offers an eclectic ensemble of specialty shells, gifts, and home accents for every visitor. We have designer jewelry for Mom, touch tables for toddlers and shark paraphernalia for Dad and boys. Bring the kids and visit our craft corner, where you can paint an array of different sea she...

Holly Ridge Golf Course

Located 1 ½ miles north of the Wright Memorial Bridge, Holly Ridge is open to the public. They offer affordable golf on an enjoyable 18 hole, par 71 course. The front nine winds through the forest and includes many holly trees that gave the course its name. The back nine is more open but has a few water hazards to...

Eden Spa & Salon

Welcome to Eden Day Spa & Salon! We are an Aveda Concept Salon and Spa located in the heart of beautiful Corolla on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. It is our mission to provide our guests with the best in hair and nail care, massage, and skin care services. Whether you are a bride wanting to loo...

OBX Bowling Center

Here’s the place to go for some healthy entertainment when the weather is too hot, too rainy or too cold.  Situated at Milepost 10 off the Bypass on the border of Nags Head and Kill Devil Hills, The OBX Bowling Center is the only bowling alley on the Outer Banks. It’s big enough to handle large groups an...

Kitty Hawk Cycle / Duck Cycle Company

Michael and Pam opened their Kitty Hawk bicycle shop in 2003 with the goal of providing friendly, professional service. For a decade they’ve done just that and, in the process, have made many new friends among local and visiting cyclists.Another goal they had was to grow, and last year that dream became...

Paradise Fun Park

Off the beach, one of the best activities for groups to enjoy in the Outer Banks is mini golf, bumper cars or Go-Karts. Thankfully, Paradise Fun Park offers all three activities! Paradise Fun Park offers exciting outdoor activities that kids and adults of all ages can enjoy together.  Fami...

Country Girl Headboat

Country Girl Gulfstream Charters and Ocean Wreckfishing     Our Carolina-style charter boat is the only boat licensed and built to take more than six anglers per Gulf Stream Charter. Fish for tuna, mahi-mahi, wahoo, king mackerel, blue marlin, white marlin or sailfish. 5:00am - 4:30pm.&nbs...

Pirates & Pixies Toy Store

Interactive toys for the beach and the beach house can be found at this sherbet green and pink building located at Whalebone Junction. Most of the toys, games, books and crafts sold here are classics that have stood the test of time, maybe with updated materials and a modern twist. For instance, hula hoops are iridescent...

Jurassic Putt

Mini-golf can be enjoyed here under the shadow of T-Rex and Raptor dinosaurs, depending on which side you choose to play on. Either one has what it takes: 18 hole courses, tropical landscape touches and a playful approach to putt-putt. One sign declares the “Law of the Land,” which includes a warning not to r...

Jennette's Pier

Jennette’s Pier is a state-of-the-art educational center and fishing pier complete with a pier shop, classroom and banquet hall. The pier features wide, clean public beaches, free parking and a bath house with outdoor showers. With its mantra of Fishing, Family and Fun, Jennette’s offers something for everyon...

OBX Mystery Dinner

OBX Mystery Dinner opened May 24, 2014. Be apart of the show as you try to solve a comedy mystery. In between acts enjoy a delicious four course meal. The actors serve your meal giving you the opportunity to "bribe" them for more clues. At the end of the night we collect your answers. Correct answers will be eligible for...

Corolla Wild Horse Tours

Imagine roaming beach and wetland riddled-roads to view wild horses of Colonial Spanish Mustang descent. These DNA-documented beauties live in a 7,500-acre area of off-road northern wetlands and beaches. You can get up close enough for photography to see the horses in this 2-hour guided tour. Learn about the hist...

Lost Treasure Golf

The noted explorer, archaeologist, anthropologist, paleontologist, and part-time plumbing contractor from the University of Chicago, Professor Duffer A. Hacker, led two expeditions to the outer banks in the late 1920’s. The purpose of these expeditions was to search for an answer as to what happened to the lost col...

Destination Fun

We’re everything rolled into one!Lazer Runner has provided us the latest in technology to ensure the best gaming experience on the Outer Banks, period.  We can “vest up” 22 adults with an additional 5 vests for small children.There is no age requirement.   Individu...

Crystal Dawn Head Boat

The Crystal Dawn is a bottom fishing head boat that carries enough people to keep the cost reasonable. The boat is large enough for plenty of elbowroom. She offers half-day trips Monday through Saturday as well as evening cruises. This is a great trip for beginners and families. The captain takes you to the inlet and thr...

Corolla Movie and Bistro

Corolla Movies and Bistro is a one-stop shop movie theater and restaurant. We combine movies with a casual dining experience, featuring a full-service menu offer a wide variety of food. Menu options include burgers, homemade pizzas, chicken sandwiches, wings, french fries, appetizers, and fresh salads along with soft dri...

First Flight Adventure

FFAP is an Aerial Adventure Park overlooking the beautiful Albemarle Sound. Platforms range from 12 feet to 50 feet high. Climbers take the action into their own hands by choosing to go on the easiest of the courses (Tropical Storm) or going all the way up to the most difficult (Category 5). The platforms are installed o...

Fishing Unlimited / Outer Banks Fishing Pier

Owned by Garry Oliver, the proprietor of the Outer Banks Fishing Pier, this small wooden aqua blue-colored store on the Nags Head-Manteo causeway has been serving the needs of fishermen for decades.  A full line of tackle is available for all types of fishing --- surf, pier, inshore and offshore --- with fishing rod...

Back Country Safari Segway Tours

Back Country Safari Tours is taking off-road adventure to a whole new level!Combing the wilds of the back country with the latest in technology, our Off-road Segway Safari is with out a doubt one of the coolest things that you can do while on vacation along the Outer Banks. Tour 1: Off-Road 4×4 a...

Lotus Day Spa & Boutique

Tranquility and serenity are number one at Lotus Day Spa & Boutique. Located in the Buccaneer Walk Shops at milepost 4.5 in Kitty Hawk, NC.  Opened in 2007 by Dawn Ladd with her desire to offer the residents and visitors of the Outer Banks something different. Lotus Day Spa & Boutique specializes...

Chief Wanchese Headboat

Inshore Fishing on 50’ Catamaran. Newest in the Fleet. Catch Flounder, Spot, Croaker, Sea Mullet, Puppy Drum and others. Two 4-hour Trips Daily · 6 Days a Week. Available Daily for Private Charter. Bait and Tackle Provided. Prices Start at $30 ...

Galaxy Golf

  This is a fun, inexpensive miniature golf course located right across the street from a large beach access --- so you can spend all day at the beach, rinse off and go play putt-putt! It’s got two courses, each with 18 holes. The theme is outer space, with a lava-formed volcano in the center spouting a w...

Duck Village Outfitters

As everyone can see just walking past this store, many of the mild-weather recreational activities that can be done outdoors are covered here. Racks in front of the store are filled with fat tire beach cruisers, kayaks and surfboards. Inside, surf gear and beach wear ---bathing suits, shorts, shirts and dresses, pants an...

The Carolina Club & Pro Shop

The Carolina Club is located on the mainland of Currituck County, just minutes from the Outer Banks beaches.  With a beautiful par-3 island green signature hole, fun layout, and superb bentgrass greens that have been rated as some of the finest putting surfaces in the Sou...

The Comedy Club of the Outer Banks

The Comedy Club of the Outer Banks invites you to join them for a wonderful evening of fun and laughter! This club has been established for more than a quarter of a century, and is the longest running seasonal comedy club in the nation. They have an exceptional track record when it comes to recognizing unforgettable tale...

Outer Banks Family YMCA

The Outer Banks Family YMCA is a great place for adults of all ages,children and teens to get fit, stay fit or just have healthy fun. Equipped with everything from an outdoor water park and skate park, a fitness center, a full-court gymnasium and an indoor pool, there’s no excuse for any couch potato to not get mov...

Wild Horse Adventure Tours

 Feel the ocean breeze and taste the salty beach air as you cruise the Outer Banks beaches in our exclusive OPEN AIR, 13-passenger Hummers with one of our seasoned guides in search of the Colonial Spanish Mustangs! With the added capabilities of our custom designed open air Hummer H1s, we venture into ...