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 Parasailing:

    Myrtle Beach Parasailing Parasailing in Myrtle Beach, SC

    Let the Good Times Fly!! Myrtle Beach Parasailing has been flying for over 10 years in North Myrtle Beach, SC. Not only do we give you the best parasailing experience but we also offer the thrill of speeding across the Atlantic with our Banana Boat Rides! With something as safety-oriented as parasailing you want to make sure you pick the right company to share your parasailing experience with! When you parasail from one of our state of the art Parasail vessels you can take off and land gently from the back of the boat, the “flight deck”. Our second love is the Banana Boat. Experience the thrill as we speed across the Atlantic hurdling over the waves on an inflatable banana boat ride. Hop on and hang on for a fun ride!


    North Myrtle Beach Fishing Charters:

    North Myrtle Beach Fishing Charters Charter Fishing Trips in Myrtle Beach, SC

    A full service, Myrtle Beach Fishing Charter Company offering Backwater, Inshore, Offshore, Gulf Stream and Deep Sea Fishing trips. Deep Sea Charter fishing service consists of three offshore boats ranging from 26 to 34 feet. Our deep sea fishing charters are for the client seeking the "Bottom Fishing" experience, fishing for Sea Bass, Grunts, Snapper, Grouper, Amberjacks and Sharks. The Offshore and Gulfstream Fishing Charters appeal to the client seeking a "High-Speed, High-Intensity" fishing experience. Fish for Mackerel, Cobia, Sailfish, Mahi, Wahoo, Tuna and/or Marlin. Our Inshore/Backwater boat is a 22 foot Bay boat, perfect for the client seeking the "Light Tackle" experience, chasing Flounder, Red Drum, and other species. With over 35 years of combined Backwater and Offshore fishing in the area, Captain Keith Logan's personalized fishing charters are a great opportunity for both beginner and experienced anglers.


    J & L Kayak Ecoventures:

    J and L Kayaking Kayaking & Paddleboarding Tours & Rentals, Myrtle Beach

    Kayaking in Myrtle Beach offers an exclusive outdoor attraction unlike any other that brings you up close and personal to the natural habitat and wildlife that exist here in the Myrtle Beach area. We offer guided kayak tours and kayak rentals. Enjoy lunch on your own private section of beach and play in the surf or wade through the clean and clear shallow waters in the marsh and get an opportunity to see dolphins frolicking or to catch a glimpse of a Bald Eagle soaring above. We have an excellent selection of kayak tour locations, including OceanIsleBeach, NC; Sunset Beach, NC; Calabash, NC; Cherry Grove / North Myrtle Beach, SC. And be sure to ask about our increasingly popular, Kayak Fishing trips, get the upper hand by going in deeper into the creeks than most watercrafts can go. And now offering Paddleboarding!


    Get Reelin Fishing Charters:

    Offshore Fishing Charters Offshore Fishing Charters in Southport, NC

    Gulf Stream Fishing with Get Reelin Fishing Charters. Quit Wishing and Come Fishing! Get there faster, Fish longer! Southport Charter Fishing at its best with Captain Chuck and Captain Richard aboard a 33' Mako Attack Sport Fisher & 33' Custom Diesel Sport Fisher, loaded with all the latest technology. Offering Full Day, 3/4 Day, 1/2 Day trips, Offshore fishing for King Mackerel, Dolphin, Grouper, Snapper, Triggerfish and Gulf Stream fishing for Wahoo, Tuna, Dolphin and the occasional Billfish. Trips include rods, reels, tackle, bait and fun for the whole family. Get Reelin is docked at the Southport Marina in Southport, NC. Bald Head Island pick-up and drop off available. Also available for Tournament Fishing!


    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.


    Parrot Head Charters & Recreational Boating Services:

    Parrot Head Boat Charters Boat Charters in Southport, NC

    Capt. Tom, a U. S. Coast Guard licensed captain, and his wife Joan provide non-fishing excursions/boat rides for vacationers and residents on Parrot Head II, showing parties of up to 6, the sights of the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW), Southport, Oak Island, Bald Head Island, Holden Beach, Wilmington and the Cape Fear and Lockwood Folly Rivers from a uniquely different perspective that only the waterfront can provide. Their "On-the-water Limousine Service" enables you to treat your family or guests to unique experiences tailored to your needs, including (but not limited to), dolphin watching, boating to restaurants for lunch or dinner, sunrise and sunset cruises or wedding events. Whether you engage him for your special boat trip, improving your boat handling skills, or care of your boat we offer a unique experience for you and your family!