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Ocean Waves Campground

Route 12, Waves, Hatteras Island, NC
Ocean Waves Campground
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Winchester VA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a no frills campground close to the beach. The dune getting to the beach is steep and is difficult to cross if you are taking a cart to the beach. They allow unlimited number of tents on each site which is disrepectful to surrounding neighbors, especially since the sights are close. We ended up with a tent under... More 

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Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We really enjoyed this campground at the beach! The ladies running the store are extremely friendly and helpful. We really enjoyed talking to them. They had great advice about things to do, and how to avoid traffic. One of the things I really appreciated about this campground is the grass surrounding the concrete pads. We have three dogs, and it... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

This is a great campground for what they are, It isn't packed full of amenities, it is family run with one person in the camp store taking all the reservations and helping campers. They are a small, quiet, clean campground that is on the beach. They have a small pool, which fits the campground fine. There is no need for... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We arrived on a chilly day 2 months ago and were warmly welcomed by the campground owners. Our first site was a little short to accomodate our motorhome and tow vehicle but they quickly found us another one that has worked really well. We have enjoyed our stay here in the shoulder season. The beach is just a short walk... More 

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Bealeton, VA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Smaller campground, and super picky staff. (Not one square inch of carpet can cover grass, at all. Not sure I like the threat of kicking you out of the park if you don't immediately comply....) Pool is small and cold, but you are there for ocean. Campground is very clean! CANNOT beat the price, though!

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Bedford, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Have been going to this campground for 5 years now . May and September.The staff has always gone out of their way to help.Bathrooms and showers always clean.We live in the mountains so coming here to this campground is always a pleasure! we work hard for our vacations and hope to retire and spend months at this campground .Would I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Clean. Friendly. Beautiful views. Other campers were very friendly and knowledgeable. Especially because it was our first time vacationing in an RV on the beach. The campground and campers' were extremely welcoming to us and our family pets. Our 1st time beach camping was a great success. We'll definately be beach camping at Ocean Waves for many years to come.... More 

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Tucson
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Small campgrounds in Waves NC on the Outer Banks right next to the KOA at half the price. You are a short walk over some dunes to a decent beach which is a natural beach meaning they have not brought in sand. But we enjoyed it very much. Campgrounds workers have been friendly to me during this visit. Meet several... More 

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We were in Waves for kiteboarding lessons at REAL Watersports (.5 miles away) and needed a place to camp. I am glad we chose Ocean Waves campground. We camped in a tent and our minivan and were surrounded by big motor homes. As expected at the beach the campground was flat and open, however what separated this facility from the... More 

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Towanda, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

My husband and I were planning on staying at the other campground we had stayed at a few years ago while visiting the OBX (North Beach Campground), but after being told we didn't need to make a reservation, only to find that we should have, we ended up calling Ocean Waves Campground. The woman I spoke to on the phone... More 

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