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Wanted to buy a kite

Our kids saw quite a few kites around us and wanted to join in, very windy here in Hatteras... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
Hilbornc757
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Yorktown, Virginia
via mobile
Absolutely amazing experience!

Where to start?!? The story: I walked into Kitty Hawk Kites as the island was being evacuated... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
Rachel B
,
Greensboro, North Carolina
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If you're looking for adventure on the Outer Banks, look no further! Kitty Hawk Kites is the Outer Banks' leader in adventure and recreation. Choose from over 25 adventures at locations from Corolla to Ocracoke, including hang gliding, kiteboarding, kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, surf lessons, jet ski rentals and tours, parasailing, JetPak, aero tours and flight instruction, sailing cruises, dolphin tours, horseback riding and wild horse tours, Segway tours, wakeboarding and tubing, light tackle and chartered fishing excursions, 4x4 beach tours, clamming, drone school, and more! With locations from Corolla to Ocracoke, Kitty Hawk Kites is the largest retailer of kites on the Outer Banks, offering everything from single-line kites for kids to advanced stunt kites for experienced fliers. In addition, Kitty Hawk Kites offers the largest selection of toys, flags, and wind art that you won’t find anywhere else on the beach, as well as a leading selection of quality resort apparel, footwear, t-shirts, sweatshirts, sunglasses, gifts, adventure and beach gear and more.
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“kite surfing” (2 reviews)
“kitty hawk” (5 reviews)
“hang gliding” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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24502 Highway 12, Rodanthe, NC 27968
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+1 877-359-8447
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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Our kids saw quite a few kites around us and wanted to join in, very windy here in Hatteras. Anyway, saw their ad and figured this was the place to go. Out of the eight people we could see on staff only one was on...More

Thank Hilbornc757
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Where to start?!? The story: I walked into Kitty Hawk Kites as the island was being evacuated due to the power outage July 29, 2017. I went in to buy a baseball cap. I left with an entire kiteboarding package (board, Cabrinha kite, harness, Cabrinha...More

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We stopped and watched the kite boarders at Kitty Hawk Kites on our trip down the Outer Banks. There were many people there taking lessons. Recommend it even if you are just observing.

Thank casa1234
Reviewed 19 June 2017

we walked to this store from the campground we were at, had a good assortment of flags, kites and other things as most beach shops do, a lot of t shirts, hats, sunglasses, not as large as some stores I've been in at Myrtle Beach...More

Thank Dan A
Reviewed 26 May 2017

We bought two wind catchers and 6 kites (5 for the grandchildren). Love the place. Lots of fun things to buy.

Thank Sunnylady2
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

This Restaurant has seen some cooks that weren't that great. The food is excellent now, we've been here a couple times in the last month and it is now the best food in Waves, with the possible exception of Top Dog.

Thank mywifeandII
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We were there on April 13 and 14. My daughters had a great time learning kite boarding with Beth. Every staff member seemed to be very passionate about water sports. They were also very accommodating. I would highly recommend this place. You'll need at least...More

Thank Ranjit S
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Clothing, shoes, beachwear, kites, sunscreen, etc everything but the kitchen sink! Fun place to explore for all ages!

Thank bwf012701
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We found some really cool Life is Good shirts there and they have a great shoe selection. The lady that was working was super sweet and very personable. There is everything there from kites to Christmas ornaments. Glad we stopped by.

Thank Melissa L
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

There is a lot to see here. A huge room of water sports equipment, Kites, brand name clothes, tshirts, footwear, toys, gifts, and Life is Good! No other place nearby like it.

Thank Keith L
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