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OBX Guide: Top 5 Activities For Water Lovers

22 Aug 2019
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The Outer Banks is a dream destination for those that love the ocean and watersports. Because the Outer Banks is a barrier island, it is surrounded by the sound to the west and the ocean to the east. This provides a variety of fun water activities that one can take advantage of while on vacation. There are plenty of awesome businesses that offer fun water activities. Check out some of our favorites below. 

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Stoke Dispensary

If you enjoy kayaking, paddleboarding, jet skis, pontoon boats, and more than check out Stoke Dispensary. From Corolla to Hatteras they offer kayak tours, jet ski rentals, surf lessons, camps for kids, paddleboard rentals, beach chairs, umbrellas, and much more! 

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Nor'banks Sailing & Watersports

Located on the sound in Duck, Nor'banks offers everything from sailing to parasailing, and much much more. Go there to enjoy hobies, kayaks, paddleboards, and more! New in 2019, you can now set sail on their luxury 38-foot catamaran! 

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H2OBX Waterpark

If you love the water and you love amusement parks than you should check out the H2OBX Waterpark. Enjoy single and group rides of up to six people! Float in the lazy river, rent a cabana, or ride the flo-rider! Perfect for days when the red flags are up on the beach. 

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OBX Jetpak

This unique experience is located in Manteo on Roanoke Island! Jetpak is where you have water jets under your feet that shoot you up over the water. It's like flying but with 

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The Beach

 This one is obvious, but of course, you come to the Outer Banks to visit the beach! What is great about the Outer Banks is that it has plenty of public (FREE) beach accesses with parking, showers, bathrooms, etc. See our list of beach accesses with their details below. If you need beach chairs, umbrellas, carts, etc. then rent with Ocean Atlantic Rentals and receive a discount as our guest!

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