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Wild Horse Adventure Tours (Corolla)
Ranked #1 of 247 activities in North Carolina Coast
Category: Tours
Owner description: Three ways to take your Wild Horse Adventure with us! Tour Guide Driven Custom Enclosed A/C 4X4 Mini Coach Horse Tour. Tour... more » Owner description: Three ways to take your Wild Horse Adventure with us! Tour Guide Driven Custom Enclosed A/C 4X4 Mini Coach Horse Tour. Tour Guide Driven Custom Open-Top Hummer / Excursion Horse Tour. Rent A Jeep And Drive Yourself On A Tagalong Guided Tour. Find the Outer Banks Wild Corolla Spanish Mustang Horses and discover some of the most unique sights OBX has to offer with our air-conditioned Excursions or open-air tours. Our friendly and knowledgeable guides take you onto the pristine northern beaches - accessible only with a 4x4 off-road vehicle. We guarantee to find you the Corolla Wild Ponies or YOUR MONEY BACK. The Off Road Adventure tour is a little over two hours in length. You will ride in a modern Excursion or for those wanting to taste the salty fresh air we offer customized OPEN TOP vehicle tours. No two tours are ever the same as each is tailored directly to your party's needs; so if you like history, ecology and adventure we have you covered. « less
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Ranked #2 of 247 activities in North Carolina Coast
Category: Tours
Custom open-air Safari Beach Cruisers take you & your family on off-road explorations of the Outer Banks northern beaches.
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Ranked #3 of 247 activities in North Carolina Coast
Category: Off road/All Terrain Vehicle Trails
Owner description: We offer Jeep Rentals to see the Outer Banks Wild Horses. Rick's Jeep Adventures is the only rental company in the Outer... more » Owner description: We offer Jeep Rentals to see the Outer Banks Wild Horses. Rick's Jeep Adventures is the only rental company in the Outer Banks that allows you to customize the Jeep the way you like. These options include the choice to put the top down, take the doors off, avoid direct sunlight with a mesh SPF50 Bikini Top and a complimentary iced cooler. Our Jeeps are customized for beach driving, with top of the line AEV lifts from 3 to 5 inches and 17 inch alloy wheels with 35 inch Kevlar sidewalled tires. These additions not only look great but offer superior handling, ground clearance and traction on the beach. Rent from the best and all you need to do is enjoy your ride! Your off-road Jeep adventure lasts a little over 2 hours. The Jeep tour will take you across the pristine 4X4 beaches. Because our Jeep Rentals are "self driven" but "fully guided" we can offer a full money back guarantee to find the horses. Following a guided tour provides you with access to our guides who enjoy sharing local history and information on the Spanish Wild Horses. Our guides are your GPS and can guide you safely around the 6-7 feet deep mud puddles of Carova and keep you safe back behind the dunes. At Rick's Jeeps we care about our local area, so we want to make sure that everyone has fun on the beach with the minimum environmental impact possible. We also want to ensure that the Spanish Mustang Ponies of the Outer Banks stay free and wild for generations to come. « less
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Ranked #4 of 247 activities in North Carolina Coast
Category: Tours
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Ranked #5 of 247 activities in North Carolina Coast
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Ranked #6 of 247 activities in North Carolina Coast
Category: Tours
Owner description: Coastal Helicopters offers air tours and scenic flights over the beautiful Outer Banks of North Carolina...we can take up to... more » Owner description: Coastal Helicopters offers air tours and scenic flights over the beautiful Outer Banks of North Carolina...we can take up to three passengers on an exciting trip along the oceanside past lighthouses, marine life and wild ponies. From Corolla to Ocracoke and beyond, creates memories that last a lifetime! « less
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Ranked #7 of 247 activities in North Carolina Coast
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks
Owner description: Named one of USA Today's 10 Great Zip Lines! ZipQuest is a world-class zipline tour and nature adventure in Fayetteville,... more » Owner description: Named one of USA Today's 10 Great Zip Lines! ZipQuest is a world-class zipline tour and nature adventure in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Zip through the treetops and over the region's only waterfall. ZipQuest is one of the most thrilling activities in Fayetteville - great for family adventures, group activities, team-building retreats, and excursions from nearby Fort Bragg. « less
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OBX Biplanes (Manteo)
Ranked #8 of 247 activities in North Carolina Coast
Category: Tours
Owner description: OBX Biplanes offers exciting open cockpit plane rides over the beautiful Outer Banks of North Carolina - you and a friend can... more » Owner description: OBX Biplanes offers exciting open cockpit plane rides over the beautiful Outer Banks of North Carolina - you and a friend can cruise over pristine beaches and see lighthouses, shipwrecks and sealife all from the front seat of our 1990 Waco airplane! Operating out of Dare County Regional Airport in Manteo, North Carolina. Come fly with us and enjoy the experience of a lifetime... « less
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Ranked #9 of 247 activities in North Carolina Coast
Category: Tours
Owner description: Palm Coast Tours & Outings currently provides weekly family-friendly tours and outings on BOTH our 43 ft. sailing yacht and... more » Owner description: Palm Coast Tours & Outings currently provides weekly family-friendly tours and outings on BOTH our 43 ft. sailing yacht and our luxury touring coach. Our sailing cruises are relaxing sail trips out onto the scenic Neuse River. Tour bus outings feature destinations of Historic New Bern, Beaufort, Oriental, Fort Macon and the N.C. Aquarium. All regular tours and outings depart from and return to Fairfield Harbour resort community in New Bern, NC. « less
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Ranked #10 of 247 activities in North Carolina Coast
Category: Boat Tours
Owner description: Pirate Adventures of the Outer Banks is a unique attraction for children located on the waterfront in the historic town of... more » Owner description: Pirate Adventures of the Outer Banks is a unique attraction for children located on the waterfront in the historic town of Manteo on Roanoake Island. Come aboard for this magical journey on a pirate ship that includes face painting, a real treasure hunt, water cannons, and so much more! « less
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Ranked #11 of 247 activities in North Carolina Coast
Category: Tours
Owner description: We offer sightseeing tours, to see Corolla's Wild Horses. Each tour is 2 hours in length covers 25 miles of beach driving,... more » Owner description: We offer sightseeing tours, to see Corolla's Wild Horses. Each tour is 2 hours in length covers 25 miles of beach driving, and comes with a money back guarantee. We are the closest company to the beach, and all guides are certified by the Corolla Horse Fund. « less
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Ranked #12 of 247 activities in North Carolina Coast
Category: Horseback Riding Stables
Owner description: Horseback riding on the beach. Ride through the Buxton Maritime forest out to the pristine beaches of Hatteras Island. We... more » Owner description: Horseback riding on the beach. Ride through the Buxton Maritime forest out to the pristine beaches of Hatteras Island. We offer 2 hour guided horse tours daily. We also offer private rides - great for couples, experienced riders or groups that want a ride all to themselves. Reservations are required and are available online as well as by phone.Open year round. Join us for a ride and see the island from a different perspective. All levels of riders accommodated and appreciated. « less
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Ranked #13 of 247 activities in North Carolina Coast
Category: Boat Tours
Owner description: Downtown Manteo Waterfront located on Roanoke Island"Private sail cruises aboard the beautiful 41 ft Sea'scape leave from the... more » Owner description: Downtown Manteo Waterfront located on Roanoke Island"Private sail cruises aboard the beautiful 41 ft Sea'scape leave from the Manteo Waterfront and tour the NC Outer Banks on the Roanoke and Albemarle Sounds. Each cruise is a special, private sail taking up to 6 guests. These sails are a wonderful way for families, friends, and couples to enjoy some time together on the water! Visit our website for rates. « less
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Ranked #14 of 247 activities in North Carolina Coast
Category: Tours
Owner description: Wilmington Water Tours is a 46' catamaran which accomodates up to 49 passengers. Daily Cruise & Private Charters.... more » Owner description: Wilmington Water Tours is a 46' catamaran which accomodates up to 49 passengers. Daily Cruise & Private Charters. Eco/History, Sunset,Live Music, Brunch cruises to name a few, all on the Cape Fear River or nearby waterways. Go to our website to view our schedule of cruises. Cruising year round. « less
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Sail Wilmington NC (Wilmington)
Ranked #15 of 247 activities in North Carolina Coast
Category: Boat Tours
Owner description: Experienced captain Alan Held guides you on sailing tours, charters and lessons on the Cape Fear River. Starting from the... more » Owner description: Experienced captain Alan Held guides you on sailing tours, charters and lessons on the Cape Fear River. Starting from the Riverwalk in Downtown Wilmington, NC, You will explore the cultural and natural history of the area. A new perspective of the river, downtown and the New Hanover Memorial Bridge make the sunset tour a local favorite tour. « less
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Waterbug Tours (Beaufort)
Ranked #16 of 247 activities in North Carolina Coast
Category: Tours
Owner description: 45-60 Minute Narrated Nature & History Cruise: Cruising along the Rachel Carson Reserve in search of wild ponies... it's... more » Owner description: 45-60 Minute Narrated Nature & History Cruise: Cruising along the Rachel Carson Reserve in search of wild ponies... it's common for us to see Dolphins, Sea turtles, and a variety of wildlife along the way enjoy panoramic views of Beaufort's charming old homes & working waterfront. While learning the history of our quaint Seaport Village, hear about the best places to eat & the local sights not to miss! Don't forget your camera! « less
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Ranked #17 of 247 activities in North Carolina Coast
Category: Tours; Scenic Drives
Owner description: See the Corolla Wild Horses in an open air truck. We have custom vehicles that will seat up to 14 people. All tours have a... more » Owner description: See the Corolla Wild Horses in an open air truck. We have custom vehicles that will seat up to 14 people. All tours have a money back guarantee and are safe for all ages. This is a must do tour if you are on the Outer Banks of NC. We have been safely guiding for over 15 years. All guides are certified by the Corolla Wild Horse Fund. « less
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Ranked #18 of 247 activities in North Carolina Coast
Category: Tours
Owner description: Coastal Explorations is an outdoor touring company dedicated to providing adventure, education, and entertainment fueled by... more » Owner description: Coastal Explorations is an outdoor touring company dedicated to providing adventure, education, and entertainment fueled by the resources in our own backyard - The Outer Banks of North Carolina. Come join us on a kayak trip or a boat trip, rent your own kayak, or go on a crabbing charter for some fun and a fresh seafood dinner! « less
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Ranked #19 of 247 activities in North Carolina Coast
Category: Tours
Owner description: Go with the original jeep adventure co. See the wild horses and four wheel on private land! the only tour co. to offer... more » Owner description: Go with the original jeep adventure co. See the wild horses and four wheel on private land! the only tour co. to offer terrain designed for fun! and groomed for the wild horses!! « less
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Ranked #20 of 247 activities in North Carolina Coast
Category: Classes/Workshops
Owner description: Corolla Surf Shop and the Corolla Surf School have been teaching surfing since 1996. Just read the New York Times Travel... more » Owner description: Corolla Surf Shop and the Corolla Surf School have been teaching surfing since 1996. Just read the New York Times Travel Section Review for Corolla Surf School: August 8th, 2010. You can go on-line or call 252 453 9283. Plus after your lesson, you can rent boards & wetsuits. « less
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Ranked #21 of 247 activities in North Carolina Coast
Category: Tours
Owner description: Ride into our "Outback" area past the road's end, traversing several refuge areas and sanctuary sites like the Wild Horse... more » Owner description: Ride into our "Outback" area past the road's end, traversing several refuge areas and sanctuary sites like the Wild Horse Estates Conservation easement. Along the way we often see a variety of shore birds and other wildlife and of course our Colonial Spanish Mustangs! Learn the history and local lore discovering what makes this wild part of the Outer Banks unlike any other place on earth, interpreted by Corolla's most experienced guide service. Our tour features a unique and memorable two hour round-trip North toward Carova Beach and False Cape State Park near the VA - NC border. Stumps rising from the sand along the ocean bare silent witness to the early existence of an ancient maritime forest. Picturesque scenery and unscheduled appearances of wildlife offer many photo opportunities. Along the way, the horses are sometimes seen walking along the beach and even playing in the surf! We are very fortunate to have private access into the Wild Horse Conservation Easement, situated on secluded land our family donated for additional habitat area for the Colonial Spanish Mustangs. Several vehicle types are available for your convenience and seasonal comfort. Group tours accommodated for schools, club outings and wedding parties. We also arrange transportation to and from the 4-wheel drive area for special events. « less
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Ranked #22 of 247 activities in North Carolina Coast
Category: Tours
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Ranked #23 of 247 activities in North Carolina Coast
Category: Water sports
Owner description: Nor'Banks Sailing and Watersports is the premier sailing and watersports destination on the Outer Banks. Nor'Banks features... more » Owner description: Nor'Banks Sailing and Watersports is the premier sailing and watersports destination on the Outer Banks. Nor'Banks features Sailing (rentals, lessons, youth camps), Waverunners (New Fleet for 2013), Parasailing (Pevo and Katie), Stand Up Paddleboarding (lesson, clinics and events), kayaking, tubing/wake boarding/water skiing trips and all at a gorgeous location with ample parking, bus parking, restrooms, showers, large grassy lawn and a 200 foot pier. « less
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Down East Guide Service (Morehead City)
Ranked #24 of 247 activities in North Carolina Coast
Category: Tours
Owner description: North Carolina Fishing Guide Service. In Oriental/New Bern we run mixed bag trips for speckled trout, puppy drum, and... more » Owner description: North Carolina Fishing Guide Service. In Oriental/New Bern we run mixed bag trips for speckled trout, puppy drum, and flounder that can happen at anytime with peak fishing in spring and fall. The Tarpon arrive in late June and depart by mid-September. The peak for the Giant Red Drum is August/September. In Morehead City / Atlantic Beach there is a year round mixed bag of speckled trout, flounder and mackerel as well as near shore wreck fishing for grouper, amberjacks and more. In May and June there is excellent sight-casting for cobia and offshore dolphin fishing. October and November are the best fly fishing months for false albacore and king mackerel. « less
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Ranked #25 of 247 activities in North Carolina Coast
Category: Wineries
Owner description: In the heart of downtown Southport, NC come taste international award-winning wines made by Silver Coast Winery.  After a day... more » Owner description: In the heart of downtown Southport, NC come taste international award-winning wines made by Silver Coast Winery.  After a day of antiquing come enjoy a wine tasting or a glass of wine while you browse our gift shop.  The wine labels and art gallery feature works by local artists. Special events include wine and chocolate and wine and cheese pairings. The art gallery is a great setting for a bridal shower, private wine tasting and other events. Hours are Monday through Saturday from 11am to 8pm and Sunday from noon to 5pm. Wine tastings daily. Host a birthday party, bridal shower, anniversary party or other private event in our art gallery and tasting room. « less
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Lookout Cruises (Beaufort)
Ranked #26 of 247 activities in North Carolina Coast
Category: Boat Tours
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Ranked #27 of 247 activities in North Carolina Coast
Category: Boat Tours
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Ranked #28 of 247 activities in North Carolina Coast
Category: Segway Tours
Owner description: Segway tours in historic downtown Wilmington. Now offering 4 fun diverse Segway tours: NEW longer Waterfront tour, Original... more » Owner description: Segway tours in historic downtown Wilmington. Now offering 4 fun diverse Segway tours: NEW longer Waterfront tour, Original Historic tour, NEW Dawson's Creek & One Tree Hill production tour and our NEW Advanced Deeper South Historic tour. Must be at least 13 to participate. Reservations are required! « less
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Ranked #29 of 247 activities in North Carolina Coast
Category: Tours
Owner description: Mahanaim Adventures is your expert guide to the Best Kayaking Adventures in and around Wilmington NC. We provide the... more » Owner description: Mahanaim Adventures is your expert guide to the Best Kayaking Adventures in and around Wilmington NC. We provide the knowledge, experience and equipment, allowing you to create a fun filled adventurous memory for you and your family & friends. Try out one of our sunset kayaking adventures, or maybe one of our black water or salt marsh tours. Check us out today, all you provide is an adventurous spirit! « less
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Ranked #30 of 247 activities in North Carolina Coast
Category: Tours
Owner description: Experience off-road Segway thrills on bumpy sand trails thru the Spanish Mustang preserve OR cruise thru the old Village of... more » Owner description: Experience off-road Segway thrills on bumpy sand trails thru the Spanish Mustang preserve OR cruise thru the old Village of Corolla on your own personal Segway! « less
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