Southport

    Things to do in Southport, NCWith plenty of things to do in Southport, NC this sleepy coastal town is steeped in a rich fishing history and is home to centuries old burial grounds, jails and museums which commemorate this distinguished history.  Waterfront Park sits at the convergence of the Atlantic Ocean, Intracoastal Waterway, and the Cape Fear River and offers visitors a chance to sit back and watch the comings and goings of Southport, from shrimpers returning home to sailing tours to competitors in the US Open King Mackeral Tournament.  Because fishing is so historically important to Southport, local history buffs share their love of local lore with visitors through guided tours of the local jail, walking tours of Southport, and ghost tours of Southport.

    If you prefer to get out on the water, try a sailing charter; or immerse yourself in the local industry and try a day of fishing.  Choose from inshore fishing, near shore fishing or deep sea fishing and let the experienced fishing guides of Southport put you on the fish!  Southport outfitters also rent kayaks and offer kayaking tours so visitors to Southport can explore the waterways of this coastal jewel.  Another way to explore Southport is by renting a bicycle and pedaling the area;  bicycle rentals in Southport offer visitors a chance to visit local vendors and artisans in one of the areas antique shops and art galleries.  No matter what activities you choose in Southport North Carolina you’ll have endless things to do before you even visit the local beaches!

     

    Below are a Few Things to do in Southport, NC

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    Southport Local Businesses

    Myrtle Beach Segway Tours:

    Myrtle Beach Segway Tours Segway Tours & Rentals of Myrtle Beach, SC

    Your source for Segway products and services along the Grand Strand and South Carolina coastal region. Join us for a Huntington Beach State Park Tour and Glide at one of the Grand Strand's most beautiful wetland and wildlife preserves. Nature lovers will enjoy the park's Environmental Education Center and the chance to see loggerhead turtles and other endangered plant and animal species up close. The park's freshwater lake along the causeway is a sure-fire place to see a variety of lowcountry wildlife or "glide" along on the Market Common District Tour, located on the old Air Force Base. This new location has all the amenities that you need to enjoy your day including lunch or shopping at one of the local eateries or shops. At Myrtle Beach Segway we also offer a wide variety of rental options to suit your needs.


    Reel Action Fishing Charters:

    Reel Action Fishing Charters Near Shore & Off Shore Fishing Charters, Myrtle Beach, SC

    A Charter Fishing company for anyone or any family looking to fish the Grand Strand! We now have two boats to take your family on your myrtle beach fishing charter. We can go deep sea fishing or inshore fishing around the waters of Myrtle Beach, we do it all! USGC licensed, Capt John can bring up to 6 individuals on his fishing journey. Offering half day (4 hour or 5 hour special) or whole day trips and all bait, tackle and fishing licenses are included, all you need to bring is what you want to eat and drink. Charters can be customized to fit your individual needs. Families with young children are especially welcomed. Children 11 and under go Free with adults up to 6 anglers total.


    Fortune Hunter Charters:

    Fortune Hunter Fishing Charters Fishing Charters Charters in Wilmington, NC

    Fortune Hunter Charters out of Wrightsville Beach, NC, specializes in trolling for Spanish and King mackerel, as well as cobia, mahi-mahi and sailfish. The Captain of the Fortune Hunter is Captain Jimmy Vass. Born and raised around the beach, Capt. Jimmy has worked in the marine business for over 30 years. He started Fortune Hunter Charters in 1983 and his laid back personality helps to create a relaxed and fun atmosphere for all aboard, from the beginner to the most seasoned angler. Fishing Charters accommodate up to 6 people and include custom tackle, complementary beverages, complementary fish cleaning, an experienced mate and safe & comfortable conditions. Come fish with the Fortune Hunter and experience the excitement and the fun, he is ready to share his knowledge of fishing with all!


    Enchanted Charters:

    Enchanted Charters Sailing Sailing Charters in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

    Are you looking for a fun, relaxing day on the water? You've come to theright place! Providing safe and friendly sailing and waterway cruises in the Myrtle Beach area, Enchanted Charters is located, the closest to Bird Island and the Atlantic Ocean in the area. Sail on our 44-foot Caribbean Sailing Yacht (CSY), the largest chartered sailing vessel in the Myrtle Beach, Grand Strand area. Complimentary light snacks, water, sodas & ice are provided on all charters. We offer 3 hour and extended captained sailing charters or a 1-1/2 to 2 hour waterway cruises. For the more adventurous, rent our sailboat for a private half day or full day tour and go sailing, or anchor at Bird Island for some relaxation, shell hunting, swimming, or surfing. You can do both if you would like. It is your boat for your rented time. Sunset cruises are also available! Reserve your sailing charter today!


    Bodacious Bob's Bicycle Rentals & Tours:

    Bodacious Bob's Bike Rentals Bicycle Rentals & Tours in Myrtle Beach, SC

    The most fun you can have on the beach with your clothes on! We rent adult bikes, children's bikes and even the beach friendly cruiser, the Trike. We also offer "tag-alongs" and kiddie karts to accommodate the whole family. Bikes and Trikes are available for daily and weekly rentals. Make a day of it and let us send you out on "Self-guided bike tour". Make your way through the shaded back streets and quiet, out of the way places hidden to the normal automobile tourist, not only will you get to enjoy a great day of biking, but you'll come away knowing a little bit more about the area of the beach. Self-guided bike tours include a map of alternate routes, details and history of each location and interesting facts about the area. We know the history of the area so please give Bodacious Bob's Beach Bicycle Tours and Rentals a call today.


    Island Water Adventures:

    Island Water Adventures Jet Ski Rentals & Tours in Myrtle Beach, SC

    Experience the thrill of racing a jet ski at speeds up to 50 mph! Island Water Adventures provides three safe and exhilarating guided tours: Choose between our one hour standard trip, our two hour Myrtle Beach Dolphin Watch / Sight-Seeing trip and take a beautiful and thrilling jet ski ride beginning on the IntraCoastal Waterway, thru the scenic Little River Inlet, and out into the Atlantic Ocean where you might see dolphins, sting rays, cannonball jellyfish (they don't sting), and on rare occasions, sea turtles. Or for those not interested in going into the ocean, we also offer inland trips. Each Jet Ski trip offers incredible fun for you and your family or friends, while under the supervision of our Jet Ski Leader(s). We specialize in small groups (1 to 5 jet skis per trip) to ensure a fast-paced, personal trip that will leave you wanting more.