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Address: 6150 N Croatan Hwy, Mile Post 1, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-3866
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+1 252-261-0145
09:00 - 20:00
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The Outer Banks leader in kayak tours, surf lessons, summer camps and Stand...

The Outer Banks leader in kayak tours, surf lessons, summer camps and Stand Up Paddleboard lessons. We also offer a free rental delivery service for kayaks, SUPs, surf boards, wet suites, paddles, lifejackets and digital cameras.

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We rented 3 SUPs and took them everywhere. I highly recommend touring the area right behind the shop too. The canals behind the shop are pretty amazing and protected from the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 October 2016
Steamboat Springs, CO
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Steamboat Springs, CO
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We rented 3 SUPs and took them everywhere. I highly recommend touring the area right behind the shop too. The canals behind the shop are pretty amazing and protected from the wind. So fun to explore. The Owner was awesome and friendly. We will be going back for sure. #sup #funinthesun #OBX

Thank Peak879
Dulles, Virginia
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

There are a lot of choices for instruction on the OBX, even alot with good ratings. Our good experience started just with booking...they were extremely easy to connect with, even after hours. Herman was very responsive and answered all of our 20 questions. Some places we were referred to you could only book online and others never called back. These... More 

Thank 777believe777
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We did a tour in Corolla, where we were staying, out of the Sanderling Resort. Initially, it was very hard to find because the check in for the kayaks was located inside the resort (we weren't actually staying at the resort, so we weren't familiar with the grounds). There was no signage of any kind. You then have to walk... More 

Thank Ryan J
Hyde Park,New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

We booked the 10am Kitty Hawk Maritime Forest Tour for our group of 10. I was in charge of this excursion and a little nervous to be able to please all 10...most novices but a couple in our group had kayaked before and I didn't want them bored. Our ages ranged from 12 to 52 and we all had a... More 

Thank RedSoxDiva
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We scheduled an 1.5 hour paddle board lesson. Our party consisted of two adults, two teenagers, an 10 year old and 8 year old. We were all first time paddle boarders. Our guide was Emily who was fantastic. She took the time to shows the basics before entering the water. The area we paddle boarded was calm and beautiful. We... More 

Thank Jared L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

My group of 5 kids ages 15-20 did the 6:00 tour, and although all inexperienced paddlers, we had a great time. The tour guide was patient and did a pace that worked for everyone and provided sufficient instruction. The guide was pleasant and social, and pointed out the red tail hawk, great blue herons, egrets, etc.

Thank Doug W
Parkton, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Many in our group were first time Kayakers and the trip was a HUGE success! The people in our party ranged from 14-74, with our son who has a developmental disability. The guide was patient, friendly, and was very respectful of all of our family's quirks. We had a blast and will definitely be back for another trip. We saw... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

The Maritime Forrest kayak tour is a beautiful and relaxing family experience. Our guide, Jake, was phenomenal, he was very friendly and knowledgeable which we all appreciated. This tour is great for beginners, especially with Jake's patience. This was our second kayak tour and Kitty Hawk doesn't disappoint, all of the staff we have worked with have been wonderful!

Thank Daisy-Sheri P
Wilson, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

My husband and I took our 1st kayaking tour of Kitty Hawk Woods Maritime Forest which was 2hours of just beautiful scenery. Josh, was our guide, he did a wonderful job taking his time with us and telling us different facts about the area. We look forward to our next adventure.

Thank Crystal6973
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

We love to vacation and always do tours and activities. This was our favorite part of our OBX vacation. We loved our guide Toshia she was awesome.

Thank Carol K

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