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Manteo Kitty Hawk Kites

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307 Queen Elizabeth Ave, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9398
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Wonderful Family Kayak Tour

We went on the Lost Colony Kayak Tour. It lasted about two hours, including instruction (my 10-yr... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2017
Shubunk26
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Charlottesville, Virginia
Flyboarding, Kitty Hawk Kites, Manteo OBX, NC

An amazing experience from start to finish. Completely exceeded my expectations. Recommend putting... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2017
Mike T
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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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307 Queen Elizabeth Ave, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9398
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Reviewed August 17, 2017

We went on the Lost Colony Kayak Tour. It lasted about two hours, including instruction (my 10-yr old had never been kayaking). Our tour guide was informative and helpful, and I thoroughly enjoyed her company throughout the tour (my family of three was the only...More

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Reviewed August 15, 2017

An amazing experience from start to finish. Completely exceeded my expectations. Recommend putting Flyboarding with Ken and Butch at the top of your list of things to do while you're visiting OBX,NC. Would highly recommend Flyboarding for any age group (I'm 52 so if I...More

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Reviewed July 29, 2017

My 16 year old son, 13 year old niece and 15 year old nephew had an amazing experience with the flyboarding!! They will remember this experience for years to come and are sure to come back and do it again. The staff was very knowledgeable...More

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Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

We went on the alligator river guided kayak tour. We have been on several kayak tours in various places and always loved them. Not this time. There was apparently one place where we might have seen an alligator, but not today. That would have been...More

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Reviewed June 30, 2017

Tried doing a jetpack in Southern California a couple years ago, but it was all booked out while I was there. When I saw that jetpacks were available in the Outer Banks, I made sure I did not miss out again. Butch and Ken, the...More

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Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

My husband, our 7 yo son, and I all went parasailing together today! We had never been before, and had a great experience! The service was professional and all the different groups on our boat were switched out with amazing efficiency. FYI bring cash to...More

1  Thank Anna B
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Reviewed June 15, 2017

When trying to decide among all the activities on offer, the one 'sure thing' was to try the jetpack. OBXJetpak.com (reservations managed by Kitty Hawk Kites) is one of the only places on the east coast to fly this way. My teenage daughter and I...More

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Reviewed April 25, 2017 via mobile

Such a fun activity to do as a family! Staff was incredibly kind, attentive and helpful. My kids are 10 & 13 had a BLAST parasailing!! HIGHLY Recommend Kitty Hawk Kites in Manteo and Nags Head!!

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Reviewed April 14, 2017

Rented two kayaks for an hour. Went parasailing later. Everyone had a good time. Staff was very friendly. Would definitely recommend this place to first time kayakers 'cos the water is not so choppy. Parasailing for anyone who is up for fun three to five...More

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Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Girlfriend and two young children did 1,200 foot parasailing without any issues. Professional and very carefully taken care of. Captain and helper told interesting stories on boat trip also. There is an extra fee if you're not parasailing though and go along for ride as...More

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