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Cape Hatteras is known around the world for some of the best kiteboarding and windsurfing locations. With consistent winds, shallow waters and the many locations available, Hatteras Island offers ideal conditions for both beginners and pros. Lighthouse View's Outer Banks beach rentals are only minutes away from some of the best spots in the Island. Kite Point is located just south of the famous Canadian Hole. This spot has some incredible winds and sound water that is only knee deep in many places. This spot is great for evening rides, as the sunsets here are like no other. Be sure to stop by and watch some of the advanced kiters when the sky is filled with colorful kites. This is the place to be if you enjoy kiting!


Hatteras Island is home to some of the best waves on the East Coast and Buxton offers some of the primo waves! Cape Hatteras is widely recognized as the #1 place for surfing on the East Coast of the United States. Many surfers call Cape Hatteras, “The Wave Magnet,” as it sits on the dividing line between the North and South Atlantic Oceans and receives swells from the North clockwise all the way through the SW. The consistency and quality of the waves on Hatteras Island make this a great place to learn how to surf. Beginners are taught the full spectrum of surfing, including: paddling techniques, body placement, wave selection, catching a wave, and foot placement as well as surfing etiquette and equipment selection & setup. To make your Hatteras vacation even more memorable, add a surfing lesson to your list of activities. Many local shops offer board rentals and lessons.


The sport of Stand Up Paddle Boarding is continuing to grow as it's introduced to families and water enthsiasts around the world. The easy learning curve, endless location possibilities and minimal equipment needed, make this sport completely desirable. The shallow and calm waters of the Pamlico Sound offer a great learning location and many local shops offer fun lessons for families. Kayaking the Pamlico Sound will give you endless opportunities to view some of the most incredible wildlife that Hatteras Island has to offer. Take an eco tour though the marsh grass, paddle the waves in the Atlantic Ocean, or go for a distance paddle in the sound. Sunset cruises are breathtaking on the Pamlico so be sure to bring a camera!

hatteras island boardsports

Calling all water sports enthusiasts! Hatteras Island Boardsports is the place for all your aquatic needs! Located in the heart of the Outer Banks, Hatteras Island Boardsports showcases a wide variety of products and services for time on the water. Peruse the aisles and check out the unique selection of items that will help you fit right into the beachy lifestyle unique to Hatteras Island. Grab Your Water Gear As...
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island cycles & beach gear rentals

Island cycles is a full service, bike shop and beach gear rental company, renting and selling excellent products at competitive prices both online and in store. They have everything you need for your beach vacation!  Beach Bikes, Kayaks, Paddleboards, Beach Chairs, Umbrellas, and so much more! They have FREE DELIVERY to all the villages on Hatteras Island!  Salvo, Rodanthe, Waves, Avon, Buxton, Frisco, & Hatteras! They’ve got you covered! They...
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kite hatteras

Kite Hatteras offers the most efficient form of teaching on the East Coast. Ty Luckett’s custom kite boat offers safe and dry comfort as well as launching from the boat with all the equipment you need for any conditions. You will be on the water quickly with kites that are already rigged and a compressor to inflate them.
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kitty hawk kites

Kitty Hawk Kites is more than just a retail store for kites— it’s an iconic establishment known for its unique combination of retail, recreation, and adventure activities! Come on by for an unforgettable experience in the Outer Banks. A Community Icon When you arrive at the Kitty Hawk Kites Store, your eyes will be immediately drawn to the high-quality kites. Kitty Hawk Kites boasts the largest selection of kites on...
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ocean air sports

OceanAir is more than just a store; it’s a complete watersports center located in the heart of Hatteras Island, right on the Pamlico Sound . Ocean Air Sports offers the ultimate watersports experience: Windsurfing, Kiteboarding, Kayaking, Sailing and Surfing, are all right outside the doors of the shop. No wind? No Problem! Go surfing, paddle a kayak, rent our Carolina Skiff, or buzz around on our Yamaha Waverunners.
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outer banks jetovator

Looking for something new to do on vacation? Outer Banks Jetovator is the first and only vertical watersports concession on Hatteras Island, offering both the Jetovator and the Zapata Hoverboard experience to visitors. Whether you are looking for some family friendly fun or a thrill-seeking adventure, we have some amazing memories waiting for you!
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real watersports

Located in the perfectly named seaside sanctuary of Waves, Real Watersports Hatteras is the ultimate hub for all your watersports needs! Real Watersports offers a large selection of high-quality gear for watersports such as kiteboarding, kitesurfing, and traditional surfing! Get Out on the Water Since its establishment in 2001, Real Watersports has become the top spot for all your watersports needs. They offer lessons, ship gear all over the world,...
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