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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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Fantastic introduction to parasailing

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
stmayhem
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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98 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago

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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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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Charlotte, North Carolina
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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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Thank amyjg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

This experience will not disappoint. Butch is such a professional and his sidekick Rudder is the best. My whole family loved the adrenaline rush. Check it out. Fun adventure. Thanks Butch and Rudder

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Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

I had the most fun I've ever had in the water, and over it. OBXJetpak was exciting, just like kiddie-show sci-fi jet pack flying. I thought it would be intimidating but Butch is a great instructor, made us feel comfortable. I went fast, I went high, i hovered. My kids had a great time and we'll do it again this... More 

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Central Pa
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107 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

The shop is located right on the harbor. The manager was very friendly and helpful. The have a great selection of kites, windsocks, etc.

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