There's no lack of fun activities to do when vacationing in the Outer Banks. From miniature golf to movie outings, amusement parks to water sports and so much more, the chance of anyone being bored on your next visit to the Outer Banks is almost impossible.
If you've always wanted to experience the feel of skimming along the top of the water, then kiteboarding and windsurfing will be just the activity for you. The Outer Banks is one of the top windsurfing and kiteboarding destinations anywhere and water sports enthusiasts from all over the world flock to a particular area known as Canadian Hole. Located in the Pamlico Sound, the shallow waters work with steady winds to create some of the most outstanding kiteboarding and windsurfing conditions you'll ever experience. REAL Watersports located in Waves is internationally known as the best place in the world for kiteboarding. REAL has everything you'll need in terms of rental equipment, gear and lessons for first-timers or those looking to hone their skills. Surfing and stand up paddle boarding lessons are available as well. In addition to kiteboarding, surfing and paddle boarding, Outer Banks vacationers can also engage in jet skiing, kayaking, parasailing and more. All of these activities can be found at Promenade Water Sports located in Kitty Hawk.
Perhaps you have dreams of shipwrecks and exploring marine life up close. Divers and snorkelers can rent their equipment and go on trips and dives with Outer Banks Diving located in Hatteras. Certified divers can have the opportunity to explore various shipwrecks while those not certified can choose to take dive courses or just rent some snorkel gear to lazily paddle and view the creatures of the Atlantic. Dive Hatteras also offers experienced divers the opportunity to explore shipwrecks of the Diamond Shoals. Call or visit the website for a diving schedule.
Those who prefer more relaxing activities can choose to experience some of the beautiful landscape and scenery of the Outer Banks from the unique position on top of a horse. Equine Adventures in Buxton offers vacationers a chance to explore trails winding through a maritime forest and fulfill a dream of riding on the beach. Don't miss this opportunity to view the beauty of the Outer Banks from a unique and fun perspective. For another unique experience, vacationers will want to head to Nags Head to visit Jockey's Ridge State Park, the tallest natural sand dune system in the Eastern United States. From water sports to self-guided hiking trails and even hang-gliding for those with permits, there are plenty of fun activities to do at this top-rated landmark.