We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Canadian Hole

Hwy 12 S, Between Avon and Buxton, Soundside, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
Save
Review Highlights
Beautiful sunsets!

I love this place! While driving down 12, I always love seeing all of the colorful kites scattered... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jessicaboyd1977
via mobile
Sound visit

I was pleasantly surprised. They had nice steps down to the beach area. The only negative was lots... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Marti A
,
Richmond, Virginia
Read all 62 reviews
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Overview
More
Beach located along North Carolina's Outer Banks that is recommended for windsurfing.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
LOCATION
Hwy 12 S, Between Avon and Buxton, Soundside, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
Write a Review
Reviews (62)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 62 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this place! While driving down 12, I always love seeing all of the colorful kites scattered on the Sound. This is an easy spot to pull into to watch or join. Love the sunsets here, too!

Thank jessicaboyd1977
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was pleasantly surprised. They had nice steps down to the beach area. The only negative was lots of broken shells so you need a chair to sit in.

Thank Marti A
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Beautiful, open area for windsurfing or watching the windsurfers. Shallow and easy to launch a board.

1  Thank GRITS-TO-GO
Reviewed 30 June 2017

This is a great area to bring a chair and read a book. Although this area is great for wind and kite surfing it wasn't the best for stand up paddle boarding (it was very difficult). Lots of people go swimming here as the water...More

1  Thank dreamergirl4686
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Even if you don't kite board or SUP or wind surf, this is a fun place to stop and watch. We like to bring some light snacks and watch while we contemplate bringing our boards for us and the kids to participate.

Thank vaughanken
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Great place to wind and kite surf, kayak and paddle board and even swim if you have little ones. The parking lot is easy access and it has very clean compost toilets and water bottle filler along with changing room . You can cross the...More

3  Thank conni r
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Bring your camera on a breezy May Day and be astounded by the crush of colors in the sky from tens of kitesurfers at a time plying the sound with their beautiful power kites.

Thank NCLoggerheads
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Perfect spot for families with young children or a couple with a dog. Nice shallow water make it easier going for the kids or pets.

1  Thank dhc01
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Canadian Hole may be an unfamiliar term to the typical, laid-back Hatteras Islander vacationer, but to windsurfers around the world, the phrase invokes thoughts of an exact, postcard-perfect locale on the Outer Banks, where windsurfing and water sports conditions are truly at their global best,...More

2  Thank rockbite
Reviewed 17 October 2016

No matter what direction winds come from - you will get the most of it at the Canadian hole. Although not the place with most flat water around the Hatteras spots , it is the best for the clean and strong wind!

1  Thank Windy_Al
Nearby
Sponsored by:
Nearby Restaurants
Buxton Munch Company
535 reviews
3.95 km away
Bros Sandwich Shack
484 reviews
4.06 km away
Orange Blossom Bakery
803 reviews
3.89 km away
Diamond Shoals
642 reviews
3.82 km away
Nearby Attractions
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse
2,042 reviews
5.43 km away
Avon Fishing Pier
213 reviews
5.57 km away
Fatty's Treats & Tours
52 reviews
3.56 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
santhoshgeorge
16 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from dhc01 | Reviewed this property |
You can rent different water sports items from Ocean Atlantic Rentals in Avon, right up the road. I believe single kayaks rent for the week starting at $69.
0
Votes