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Address: 307 Queen Elizabeth Ave, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9398
Phone Number: +1 252-473-2357
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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With locations from Corolla to Ocracoke, Kitty Hawk Kites is the largest...

With locations from Corolla to Ocracoke, Kitty Hawk Kites is the largest retailer of kites on the Outer Banks, offering everything from single-line kites for kids to advanced stunt kites for experienced fliers. In addition, Kitty Hawk Kites offers the largest selection of toys, flags, and wind art that you won’t find anywhere else on the beach, as well as a leading selection of quality resort apparel, footwear, t-shirts, sweatshirts, sunglasses, gifts, adventure and beach gear and more.

If you're looking for adventure on the Outer Banks, look no further! Kitty Hawk Kites is the Outer Banks' leader in adventure and recreation. Choose from over 25 adventures at locations from Corolla to Ocracoke, including hang gliding, kiteboarding, kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, surf lessons, jet ski rentals and tours, parasailing, JetPak, aero tours and flight instruction, sailing cruises, dolphin tours, horseback riding and wild horse tours, Segway tours, wakeboarding and tubing, light tackle and chartered fishing excursions, 4x4 beach tours, clamming, drone school, and more!

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Paddle boarding

It was a fabulous 2 hour adventure! The entire family took to it immediately. No Lesson needed. There were many water areas to explore: backwaters and going out into the large... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Kelli A
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Northbrook, Illinois
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Northbrook, Illinois
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a fabulous 2 hour adventure! The entire family took to it immediately. No Lesson needed. There were many water areas to explore: backwaters and going out into the large sound. The employees were very helpful and created a relaxed chilled atmosphere. Overall this was an outstanding afternoon!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had never been in kayaks before, and arrived at Kitty Hawk Kites just a little bit nervous. Our guide, Sean, put out minds quickly at ease, deftly using expertise mixed with humor as he got us ready for our tour. He walked us step by step through safety and practical advice, then got us into the... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking for an incredible experience than Fly-boarding is for you. Butch is an outstandingly patient instructor. He will not give up on you and will make sure that you fly.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

My family was vacationing in Rodanthe, and thought it would be fun to try parasailing for the first time. (Well, my kids and I thought it would be fun: their other parent thought we were all insane. :-) It was a blast: we all had a great time, and the crew made us very comfortable throughout the whole process. The... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

My girlfriend, my son and I went through Kitty Hawk Kites at this location for Parasailing. We were shown a safety video before we left the pier. The Captain and First Mate were very helpful and explained what to expect. The counter person that checked us in was very professional and polite and made sure to tell us to enjoy... More 

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Baltimore, USA
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37 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Went kayaking with them on a hot summer afternoon. The guide was knowledgeable and took us around the place. It was on the pricier side for 90 minutes of kayaking but our kids definitely had fun on the boats and we enjoyed the paddling. We even saw a bald eagle on the trip.

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Thank 2ndWorldTraveler
Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Everyone here is amazing. Awesome group of people who love what they do and make you feel like family. Linda, Jonny the maniac ultralight pilot and Andy my hang glider pilot were the best team you could possibly ask for. The flight was incredible, and Andy explained everything as we flew. I can't wait to go back. If you're even... More 

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Thank kevinwlange
Norwood, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Went parasailing through the Kitty Hawk Kites in Manteo! The captain and his first mate were outstanding to work with!! They made our adventure fun and exciting for my 10 and 7 year old and even took pictures for us! My 7 year old was very nervous but they calmed her down and she had a blast!! These guys really... More 

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Thank adventurelady3
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

My wife & I had an overnight stop at Cameron House and it was an absolutely perfect stay. The hosts were very friendly. The room was perfect. Their recommendation for dinner at Ortagez restaurant was spot on and the breakfast was really nice. Thanks Linda and Nilla!

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Thank Roy R
Charlotte, North Carolina
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57 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

My daughter and her friend did the parasailing and had a blast. The captain/employees were friendly and fun and took some great pictures for the kids to keep.

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