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Outer Banks Kayak Adventures

7531 S Virginia Dare Trl, Suite 3B, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27949-4569
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The Outer Banks you don't know

Don't miss this chance to see a different side of the barrier islands. My wife and I -- first-time... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Alan L
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Yardville, New Jersey
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This was one of the highlights of our week! No one in our group was an experienced kayaker, and the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
jah8397
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Rocky Gap, Virginia
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Outer Banks Kayak Adventures was created from a passion for nature and paddling, and the desire to share meaningful outdoor experiences with others. Outer Banks Kayak Adventures provides quality, affordable, and relaxing kayak and stand up paddle board (SUP) eco-tours. Join us for an unforgettable family adventure and see a more natural side of the Outer Banks. Our guided kayak and stand up paddle board (SUP) tours offer exciting and educational opportunities for all ages. No experience is needed and we provide all the equipment you’ll need along with a paddle lesson just before we get on the water. From the high-adventure Alligator River trip to the scenic Kill Devil Hills paddle, we have an option for everyone. OBX Kayak Adventures provides the best value tour in the area. We outfit you with the most up-to-date paddling equipment that is comfortable and efficient. Our guides are CPR and first aid certified and fully trained in kayak safety and coastal ecology.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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7531 S Virginia Dare Trl, Suite 3B, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27949-4569
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Don't miss this chance to see a different side of the barrier islands. My wife and I -- first-time kayakers -- took the two-hour tour the morning of June 21, and it was one of the highlights of our vacation. Our guide Nick did a...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was one of the highlights of our week! No one in our group was an experienced kayaker, and the maritime forest tour in Kitty Hawk was perfect -- a slow-paced paddle through a beautiful wooded area. Our guide, Nic, was excellent! He gave interesting...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A week ago today we had the best kayaking experience thanks to Outer Banks Kayak Adventures and our guide Brandon experiencing the marshes along Hatteras. These guys were simply great. Wendy offered us the opportunity to take an unadvertised sunset tour since the one we...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

There were 7 in our group and we all agreed this was awesome. Carly Fulton was our very knowledgeable guide. She taught me things I never knew about the area and I’ve been coming here for decades. Carly made the two hours so fun for...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Vern-Walters had a WONDERFUL kayak trip! We loved the tour, and Carly was an awesome instructor/tour guide. Thanks again, we'll try the Gator kayak trip next!!!! Thanks,

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had such a great experience!!! 7 of us went this morning and we had a blast. Make sure to ask for Brandon as your guide!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nic our tour guide was excellent. His instructions were great and his knowledge about the wild and plant life was impressive. Sunscreen is a must, even on the 5:00 pm tour. We each brought one bottle of water; however, on really hot day, I recommend...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My 6 yr. old granddaughter and I had a fun adventure paddling our kayak together this afternoon. We were total beginners, and our guide, Tim, was a very patient teacher. Our 1-hour children's tour was a peaceful, easy voyage down Guite Creek. Tim not only...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited OBX in late March and temperatures all week had been VERY windy and pretty chilly. The season really had not yet begun, but Wendy (owner) of Outer Banks Kayak Adventures was VERY accommodating. Miraculously, we ended up having a beautiful day for our...More

Thank Mike A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on our first kayak tour of the Maritime Forest! Brandon was our guide and he was fantastic! This tour is great for first timers. Brandon helped us relax and have a great time. Not only did we learn about kayaking but Brandon told...More

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Yvette B
May 17, 2017|
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Response from Wendy R | Property representative |
Hi Yvette, thank you for your inquiry! Our tour at Mashoes Creek is the location that we often see dolphins. This is in the sound and not in the ocean and there's no guarantee you'll see dolphins. You could always rent... More
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Julie K
July 18, 2016|
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Response from Wendy R | Property representative |
It's understandable you might be a little nervous, but the alligators are generally scared of us and don't behave in an aggressive manner. We give them plenty of room and show them lots of respect. They're very cool to see... More
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Tanya F
July 3, 2016|
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I would recommend the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge kayak tour. We paddle with alligators in a beautiful area filled with bald cypress trees and flowering lily pads. The refuge is home to large black bears that... More
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