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

    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!


    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.


    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.


    Entropy Boat Rentals:

    Entropy Boat Rentals Boat Rentals in Wilmington, NC

    Explore the real coast in a roomy, spirited Sea Mark Boat! Our boats are 21' and will accommodate up to 10 adults. We are the only Wilmington boat rental company that properly powers our fleet of boats and our 1/2 day is 6 hours and our full day is 12 hours. All of our boats are fully equipped with US Coast Guard approved safety equipment as well as marine radios, compass and inshore/near shore maps and GPS is available. Masonboro is known for having better waves for surfing and more often than not, there are an abundance of shells for the taking! Or we also have skis, tubes, and hydroslides available for rent. Kayak and Stand Up Paddleboard rentals for the Wilmington, Wrightsville Beach and surrounding areas are also available and we offer a sailboat rental too!


    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!


    Brunswick Air:

    Brunswick Airplane Tours Airplane Tours in Brunswick County, NC

    Fasten your seatbelts for a Brunswick Air flying adventure! You decide – will it be a scenic Fun Flight or your very first flying lesson, the Discovery Flight? Check it off your bucket list. Whatever you choose, flying is the perfect way to celebrate a wedding, honeymoon, anniversary, birthday, or just because you're on vacation at the beach! Take off at Cape Fear Regional Jetport in the Oak Island/Southport area. Spectacular scenery plus maritime history offers diverse views of the area; from a Civil War era shipwreck, lighthouses, boats galore, Frying Pan Shoals, Southport’s Yacht Basin, the bunkers at Ft. Caswell and much more. Your flying adventure is nearly over as you enter the pattern for landing. We know you will make great memories so be sure to bring your camera!