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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    Action Water Sportz:

    Action Water Sportz Jet Ski Rentals & Dolphin Watching Trips Myrtle Beach, SC

    The thrill of jet skiing will give you a fun filled adrenaline rush never experienced before. Enjoy the soaring wind on your face as you Jet Ski through the magnificent gushing waves. Or take a relaxing, scenic Dolphin tour where you can see many of nature’s attractions and dolphins in close proximity. The tour lasts about two hours and is a unique way to experience the beautiful Intercoastal Waterway and the Historic Little River Swing Bridge. Along the way, check out a variety of boats including Shrimp Trawlers and visit the Barrier Island, where you can stroll along the beach or explore the 30 foot tall sand dunes. If you want a remarkable experience in water sports, then this is the perfect opportunity only unique to the Myrtle Beach area.


    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.


    Fisher of Men Charters:

    Fisher of Men Charters Offshore Fishing Charters in Myrtle Beach, SC & in NC

    Specializing in both bottom fishing and trolling aboard, we are able to accommodate your requests. Capt. Randy is a 2nd generation captain with over 25 years of professional fishing experience off coastal North and South Carolina. The vessel is a 40' Gloucester and can accommodate up to 6 passengers. We provide all the gear and tackle to make your day on the water successful as we target species such as Mackerel, Dolphin, Cobia and much more. Great for all ages and family friendly! It is the desire of the Captain and the crew to provide you with the best experience possible, join us for a great day of charter fishing, bring a lunch, sit back, relax and let us do the rest. Come see for yourself and book your charter today!


    Endless Summer Sailing Charters:

    Endless Summer Sailing Charters Sailing Charters in Southport, NC

    Enjoy a unique adventure sailing with your party aboard Endless Summer, a 38 foot sloop under the guidance of a Coast Guard licensed captain, Jim Carey, and his crew member Barb, for a memorable trip through the Lower Cape Fear regional waters. Sail the same seas as pirates Blackbeard and Stede Bonnet and Civil War blockade runners that are now home to freighters, shrimpers, recreational sailors and the ever present bottle nose dolphin. The sail lasts about four hours and includes time on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, the Cape Fear River and the Atlantic Ocean. You can help sail the boat or just sit back and enjoy the views and sights. Whether you choose to take the helm or relax under the care of captain and crew, your cruise on Endless Summer will surely remain a memorable experience.


    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.


    Feel Good Fishing Charters & Adventures:

    Feel Good Fishing Charters & Adventures Nearshore charters & Fly Fishing in Wilmington, NC

    The inshore and nearshore Charter fishing on the southern North Carolina coast can be exciting, hot and fun! We go up to 20 miles offshore. Come and join us as we fish the inlets, estuaries, creeks, flats and nearshore wrecks/ledges on this beautiful coast. We can customize your trip to your specific needs. Also try presenting the perfect fly on salt water and feeling that initial strike! Then the stripped line hissing and rattling as it shoot through your hands and tackle with a custom fly fishing trip. Or maybe you just want to charter the boat for the day and head off to a quiet secluded spot or cruise down to Bald Head Island or Southport for a scrumptious lunch and enjoy all the sights on the way?