Scuba Diving and Snorkeling

5001 O'Quinn Blvd., Unit G
Southport, NC 28461
(910) 465-1902

Blackbeard Scuba, a full-service dive shop and training center, offers beginner through instructor scuba certifications from the National Academy of Scuba Educators (NASE) and the National Association of Underwater Instructors (NAUI) as well as wreck dives, scuba excursions and a retail shop. Blackbeard also offers scuba excursions all over the world....more about Blackbeard Scuba

222 S. River Dr.
Southport, NC
(910) 457-5201

Among the most respected diving experts in the Southport area is Wayne Strickland, who specializes in dive charters to some of the less-frequented targets off the Cape plus such well-known sites as the City of Houston, a passenger freighter that sank in 1878 and which Strickland salvaged for the North Carolina...more about Scuba South Diving Company

Surfing Lessons

10 Palmetto St.
Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480
(910) 233-8908

Interested in learning how to surf with your family on your next vacation? Looking to work one-on-one with a professional surf instructor to sharpen your skills? Carolina School of Surf will travel to you, providing private surf lessons or group surf camp at Wrightsville Beach, Carolina Beach, Topsail Beach, Holden Beach,...more about Carolina School of Surf

3003 E. Oak Island Dr.
Oak Island, NC 28465
(910) 278-5518

The Oak Island Parks and Recreation Department offers surfing lessons for adults and youth ages 8 and up during the months of June, July and August on Mondays, and Tuesdays from 8:30 AM until 11 AM. Lessons are taught by surfing professionals who are certified in water safety, first aid and...more about O. I. Parks and Rec. Surfing Lessons

96 Keelson Row
Bald Head Island, NC 28461
(910) 457-6844

The Sail Shop is an outdoor activity center as well as a retail outlet where you can rent kayaks, canoes, surfboards and more. Also available are sailing instruction, surf lessons, guided and self guided kayak and canoe tours, kayak fishing, surf camp, and you can even purchase your clothing, hats, sunscreen,...more about The Sail Shop

Surfing Gear and Supplies

8417 E. Oak Island Dr.
Oak Island, NC
(910) 278-3306

The only surf shop on Oak island, Local Call offers surf boards, baggies, bathing suits, skim boards, flip flops, sun glasses, sandals and more....more about Local Call Surf Shop

730 N. Howe St.
Southport, NC 28461
(910) 477-6203

At Point Break Surf Shop you will find all of your watersport needs including surfboards, stand up paddleboards, skimboards, bodyboards, kayaks and Craig Cat Boats as well as beach chairs, umbrellas and beach cruiser rentals. Private, semi-private and group surfing and paddleboard lessons are available. You will also find skateboards, dive...more about Point Break Surf & Skate

Paddle Surfing

Coastal Urge Southport/Oak Island/Bald Head Boating and Watersports
12-B Maritime Way
Bald Head Island, NC 28461
(910) 457-4552
(800) 383-4443

Coastal Urge caters to individuals and families who live and breathe an active coastal lifestyle and want to do it in style. The Bald Head Island location has many rental offerings. Whether you want to paddleboard through the creeks and marshes of Bald Head Island, cycle through the...more about Coastal Urge

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