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very nice trip

We took the Maritime Forest Tour. We had a really nice time. The trip was a solid two hours of... read more

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MLGG
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Kayaking Hatteras Island

My son and I had an excellent kayak tour in the sound off Hatteras Island. It was amazing to spend... read more

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The Outer Banks leader in kayak tours, surf lessons, summer camps and Stand Up Paddleboard lessons. We also offer a free rental delivery service for kayaks, SUPs, surf boards, wet suites, paddles, lifejackets and digital cameras.
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6150 N Croatan Hwy, Mile Post 1, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-3866
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Reviewed yesterday

We took the Maritime Forest Tour. We had a really nice time. The trip was a solid two hours of paddling - so be prepared to use your arms. Our guide was Shane, who was absolutely great. It wasn't until half way through the trip...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son and I had an excellent kayak tour in the sound off Hatteras Island. It was amazing to spend a couple of hours in such a peaceful area away from the busy tourist towns. Our guide, Meredith, was helpful and knowledgeable about the area...More

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Reviewed May 19, 2018

We were a group of about 8 ladies traveling together in the Outer Banks. Just about all of us had never kayaked before...myself included. Our friendly & knowledgeable guide, Scott, took us out on the calm inner waters to have our first kayak experience. We...More

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Reviewed January 15, 2018

I have tried twice to book with these people- once for a SUP tour in May and once for a kayak tour in Jan '18. Both times they cancelled due to weather and I was not informed ahead of time. There is one thing I...More

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Herman H, Owner at Kitty Hawk Kayak & Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded January 19, 2018

We are truly sorry about this. We should have been there both times. Should you wish to try another tour on us we would like to offer it complimentary to any tour area we offer. My direct line is (252) 305-7082. We can also offer...More

Reviewed July 24, 2017

This was my first time kayaking in over 20 years and my 8 year old daughter had never been, so we chose this tour for its ease and beauty. It did not disappoint. Our group was small, which was beneficial, and our tour guide was...More

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Herman H, Owner at Kitty Hawk Kayak & Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2017

Thanks for checking us out!! enjoyable trip! Next time check out our stand up paddleboard trips or try a surf lesson. We appreciate your business!!

Reviewed July 23, 2017

We paid five dollars to park here and launch our inflatable kayak and SUP to go down the Coastal Preserve. They were nice about it and kept our keys. This was five minutes drive from our week long beach rental. I have gone to the...More

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Herman H, Owner at Kitty Hawk Kayak & Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2017

Thanks for checking us out!! enjoyable trip!

Reviewed July 23, 2017

This was our second trip to Kitty Hawk Kayak and Surf School. Both times we've completely enjoyed our kayak trip up the wooded maritime forest. We could stay in the shaded side much of the time which was nice on a hot day. Later afternoon...More

Thank Kelley P
Herman H, Owner at Kitty Hawk Kayak & Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2017

Thanks for checking us out!! enjoyable trip! Next time check out the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge Tour, try a stand up paddleboard trips or try a surf lesson. We appreciate your business!!

Reviewed July 20, 2017

Due to rough water, we were unable to go to the Bodie island location. So we launched right from the Rt.158 location. Our tour guide Chris was great, very informative, friendly, easy to talk with. As far as the bioluminescene, that's hit or miss, my...More

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Herman H, Owner at Kitty Hawk Kayak & Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2017

Thanks for checking us out!! enjoyable trip! Next time check out our stand up paddleboard trips or try a surf lesson. We appreciate your business!!

Reviewed July 9, 2017

The nighttime Bodie Island Bioluminescence Kayak Tour was delightful. We went to the Whalebone Water Sports location of Yellow Kitty Hawk Kites, on the causeway that connects Nags Head to Manteo. At 8:30 p.m., four of us, plus two guides, set out in six kayaks...More

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Herman H, Owner at Kitty Hawk Kayak & Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2017

Thanks for checking us out and we are so glad this was the hoghlight of your trip to the Outer Banks!! Next time check out our stand up paddleboard trips or try a surf lesson. We appreciate your business!!

Reviewed June 8, 2017 via mobile

Took a SUP lesson while on vacation in Nags Head. Kelly was our guide. She gave us the basics while we were on dry land. Helped us on to the boards. She was extremely patient with all the people on the tour. We were all...More

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Herman H, Owner at Kitty Hawk Kayak & Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2017

Thanks for checking us out!! enjoyable trip! Next time check out our kayak tours or try a surf lesson. We appreciate your business!!

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We had 1 child with developmental disabilities do the tour with us and she seemed to do fine. She was in a tandem kayak with her father who was extremely calm. She seemed to enjoy herself.
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