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

    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!


    Calmwater Fishing Charters:

    Calmwater Fishing Charters Off Shore & Inshore Fishing Charters Myrtle Beach, SC

    Enjoy a private boat charter for just you or your group and the Captain! The beautiful tidal salt marshes along with the Bald Eagles, Herons, Egrets and Dolphins that frequently fish with us, makes a Myrtle Beach fishing charter an outdoor experience to remember. The 22 foot Fishing Charter Boat, "Bite Me" comes fully equipped with quality equipment and professional fishing guide. The "Bite Me Harder" a 35 foot Pro-Line Center Console is now available for offshore GULF STREAM Charters. Troll for Wahoo, Mahi, Marlin, King Mackerel and more and shorter offshore fishing trips for Cobia, Snapper and Sea Bass are also available. Located at the Harbourgate Marina, our trips are customizable for longer or shorter time periods and all fishing charters include licenses, tackle & bait and fishing poles. Dolphin Cruises and Sunset Tours are also available!

    Mention "Carolina Coast Activities" and get 10% off your trip!!!


    Wrightsville SUP:

    Wrightsville Stand Up Paddleboarding Paddleboard lessons & Tours in Wrightsville Beach, NC

    We offer one of a kind SUP lessons and tours that give students of any age, size, or water experience a unique and fun, go at your own pace adventure. Explore the various options that Stand Up Paddle (SUP) has to offer based on your skill level and comfort zone. We’ll provide you with a fun and easy outdoor water activity so leave your worries on land and let’s glide through the beautiful flatwater of the southern North Carolina waterways and pristine Atlantic Ocean. We are experienced, avid watermen and women who enjoy sharing the knowledge and love for the sport of stand up paddle boarding and surfing. We will help guide you through one of the most memorable intracoastal tours and ocean excursions. We look forward to paddling with you soon!


    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!


    Waterway Power Sports:

    Waterway Power Sports Jet Ski & Boat Rentals and Water Sports, Myrtle Beach, SC

    Located on the banks of the Intracoastal Waterway in Myrtle Beach we operate from the largest pier on the Waterway, and have a premiere selection of water sports fun for everyone. We offer Jet Ski Rentals, Jet Ski fishing, Kayak rentals, Boat rentals, tubing, wakeboarding and more, as well as a variety of tours lead by our knowledgeable guides. Start your Jet Ski adventure at the Waterway Pier and ride through most scenic parts of the Waterway on to the nearby black water of the Waccamaw River. Rent one of our Ski Boats to relax and enjoy the scenery or have the option to go tubing and wakeboarding, both included in your rental at no additional charge! For something different, explore the river using one of our Stand Up Paddleboards or try a kayak rental or tour. For even more Water Sports action in Myrtle Beach, please visit our website!


    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.