Enjoy the Great Outdoors in the Outer Banks

Many activities are available throughout the Outer Banks. Water, land, and air are all pinpointed for outdoor excursions. The land activities will also accommodate to those who are looking for those fun indoor activities through the many museums and galleries that rest around the area. With the incredible ocean access, water activities are vast in their choosing. From diving to pontoon boating, there’s something that will make everyone happy. Take a trip into the air and have a tour of the area from up above or enjoy cruising through the sky while hang gliding. There is no shortage of outdoor activities in the Outer Banks, and here are a few to consider:

Bird Watching 

The Outer Banks is home to more than 400 species of birds for the avid bird-watcher. Learn more about bird-watching in the Outer Banks →


The fishing options in the Outer Banks are seemingly endless, including brackish, surf, pier, deep sea and more. Learn more about fishing in the Outer Banks → 


For those that love to surf, the Outer Banks is known as having some of the best surfing waves along the East Coast. Learn more about surfing in the Outer Banks → 

Kiteboarding & Windsurfing

For avid fans of the sport or beginners, the Outer Banks is a great place to learn and enjoy kiteboarding and windsurfing. Learn more about kiteboarding & windsurfing in the Outer Banks →

Boating & Water Sports

Spend a day on a boat, jetski, Stand Up Paddleboard, kayak, or even take a pirate cruise! Browse boat rentals in the Outer Banks →