Watersports

Outer Banks Kayak Safety Tips

Learn These Tips Before You Launch! Ocean Atlantic Rentals has compiled a list of 10 basic kayak safety tips for anyone looking to kayak the beautiful waters that the Outer Banks has to offer. Our tips are meant to help keep you safe on your day out on the water! Always use common sense and […]

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Explore the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge by Kayak

Just a few miles west of Manteo and the Outer Banks, sits the 152,000 acre Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge.  The refuge was established in 1984 to protect the “Pocosin” wetland habitat and the wildlife that thrive there.  The refuge is known for its high concentration of black bear and for its efforts to conserve […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Bodyboarding

Bodyboarding is a watersport many enjoy throughout the world. It is often compared and contrasted to surfing and has started to receive more coverage and is gaining in popularity. Bodyboarding is a fun watersport to learn while on the Outer Banks. Bodyboarding can be great for a variety of waves and is a fun way […]

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Why You Should Rent a Stand-Up Paddle Board (SUP) on the Outer Banks

Stand-up paddle boarding (SUP) is an extremely popular watersport, especially on the Outer Banks because of our natural beauty and easy access to the sound and the ocean. SUPing is a sport that almost everyone can enjoy. Read on to discover why you should rent a stand-up paddle board on your next Outer Banks vacation. […]

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Top Spots to Launch a Kayak on the Outer Banks

The Outer Banks has countless amazing spots to go kayaking. From the ocean to the sound, you can fish, observe nature and wildlife, or have an adventure in the waves. Here’s a few of the top spots that you should launch a kayak and explore on the Outer Banks: Whalehead Club in Corolla 1100 Club […]

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Fishing isn’t the Only Reason to Visit the OBX in the Off Season!

The Outer Banks boasts one of the top fishing locations on the east coast. Optimal conditions attract fishermen from all over the world to fish the waters of the OBX, especially during the fall and winter months. While this is a pretty big deal, fishing isn’t the only alluring reason to visit the Outer Banks […]

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Things to do on the Outer Banks During the Shoulder Season

The shoulder season on the Outer Banks is defined as the time after the high traffic weeks between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Many vacationers actually feel it is the best time of year to visit the OBX because of the amazing weather, smaller crowds and cheaper rates. Here are a few ways to spend […]

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Fall Kayaking Trips on the Outer Banks

If you’re looking to spend a beautiful vacation on the Outer Banks during the fall, heading out into one of the areas numerous waterways on a kayak will prove to be a memorable experience! Here are a few ideas for various Kayak excursions you can embark upon depending on what type of adventure you are […]

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