Barrier Island Air Tours
Soar over the Outer Banks in a 1942 open-cockpit biplane or in our Cessna 172. See dolphins, sea turtles, shipwrecks, the Wright Brothers’ Monument, Bodie Island Lighthouse, and other popular attractions from a new perspective! BarrierIslandAviation.com
Ghost Crabbing is a night-time beach activity that is great fun for all ages and is the type of activity that creates memories for a lifetime. It's easy to do and enjoyable for family members of all ages. While Ghost Crabs can be found on the beach during the day, the real fun starts when the sun goes down! ILLUMINET is the only product made specifically for Ghost Crabbing. It comes with everything you need to allow for maximum Ghost CrabbingTM fun!
Whether you toss a hook into the surf or
spend a day on a charter
boat, few places in the country offer
better fishing. The Outer Banks undoubtedly
offers great fishing experiences and marine
recreational activities along the Atlantic
Coast. With many miles of open water, both
deep and shallow, Outer
Banks fishing trips will meet your thrills
Charter Fishing Trips
See the Wild Horses
See the Corolla
Wild Horses in an open air truck. Beach
Jeeps of Corolla offers self-driven tours
to see the Corolla Wild Horses. Experienced
tour guides will take you onto the unspoiled
beaches of Carova to find the beautiful
Spanish Mustang Ponies. See
the wild horses of the Northern Outer Banks
on a guided horse tours or chose self-driven
& Sightseeing Tours
Visit the Lighthouses
See as many lighthouses as you can, they
each have their own unique beauty and history.
The Cape Hatteras Lighthouse & Currituck
Beach Lighthouse are open for climbing.
The Ocracoke Lighthouse and the Bodie Island
Lighthouse are not open for climbing, but
are worth the visit.
Try new restaurants
When you discover the Outer Banks, be sure
to sample the area’s diverse mix of
experiences, ranging from upscale elegant
eateries and waterfront restaurants to the
best-kept local secrets. More...
Shark Exhibit at
The North Carolina Aquarium
Sharks! The North
Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island
features guided tours that will take you
through your exploration of the “Waters
of the Outer Banks.” The Aquarium
has something for everyone, and features
sharks, alligators, and river otters as
well as programming that includes dive shows,
live animal encounters and feeding programs.
Pick a watersport,
any watersport and you can find it here.
The Outer Banks offers many water
activities including jet skiing, ocean
and sound kayaking,
fishing & boating, dolphin cruises and
Visit Jockey's Ridge
Ridge State Park is the largest
active dune system east of the Mississippi
River. Learn about sand & dune migration.
Experience the amzing views of the ocean
& sound from atop the dunes.