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!


    Wampee Stables Trail Rides:

    Wampee Stables Horseback Riding Horesback Trail Riding in Myrtle Beach, SC

    See another side of Myrtle Beach, SC and the Grand Strand on our beautiful nature trails. Moments from all major highways, but worlds away from the traffic and just 5 minutes from the beach in North Myrtle Beach. Horseback trail riding is a favorite Myrtle Beach area attraction, so come enjoy a trail ride at Wampee Stables, the number one horseback trail riding adventure in our area. Our trail leaders enjoy riding and love being on and around horses. They ride our trails regularly and are familiar with each horse which makes for a fun, pleasurable ride. Trail rides are approximately 1 1/2 hours in length and are by appointment only so please call 843-399-1489 for reservations and find out why locals and visitor to the North Myrtle Beach, SC area say that Wampee Stables is a "must do" Myrtle Beach, SC area activity.


    Wrightsville Beach Jet Ski Rentals:

    Wrightsville Beach Jet Ski Rentals Jet Ski Rentals in Wrightsville Beach, NC

    We are the Southern North Carolina’s number one watercraft rental source! Serving the areas of Wrightsville Beach, NC & Wilmington Area Beaches, we offer top of the line Yamaha jet skis to assure you a great ride! These skis are the most reliable, fuel-efficient machines on the market and definitely have the edge on out performing their competition. Wrightsville Beach jet Ski Rentals is North Carolina's most trusted jet ski and personal watercraft rental company. We have been serving the watercraft rental needs of both vacationers and the local community since 2005. Whether planning your vacation or just looking for a fun day on the water, we have got you covered. Contact us and we will be happy to make your vacation one in which you will never forget.


    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.


    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!

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    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!