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

    Yeah Right Charters:

    Yeah Right Sportfishing Charters Fishing Charters in Southport, NC

    Our goal is to be the best charter boat service on the east coast. We are "down home" God fearing people that will never forget where we came from. Our off shore charter boat, the "Yeah Right II", is a 34 ' Chris Craft Sport fisherman licensed for up to six people with full restroom facilities. We have not cut any corners to be sure she is immaculately equipped for your safety and fishing convenience!! And back by popular demand, our 19' Carolina Skiff is fully rigged for you and a fishing partner to explore backwater fishing around the Southport area. Our main goal is to see to it that you have a safe, fun, quality trip, catch plenty of fish, and leave with fond memories that will last a lifetime!!


    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!


    Cape Fear River Adventures:

    Cape fear River Adventures Nature Tours in Wilmington, NC

    I’d like to invite you on a trip of a lifetime. We go into the backwaters of the local rivers to capture our beautiful wildlife up close. Here in Wilmington, a vast amount of our history is on the river. The river is full of mysteries form sunken ships to the oldest known living Cypress trees, including a 2500 year old Cypress found in the “Three Sisters” swamp. We use kayaks and canoes for larger groups into these narrower places and our 24ft Carolina Skiff or 18ft Simmons for groups up to six. Come join Capt. Charles Robbins for a treasure hunt, a boat ride, fishing for fun, camping, kayaking and canoeing on the Cape Fear River and its many tributaries, we enjoy focusing on teaching kids and adults about outdoor skills!


    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!


    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!


    Whipsaw Fishing Charters:

    Whipsaw Fishing Charters Fishing Charters in Wrightsville Beach, NC

    Want an unforgettable Wrightsville Beach Fishing Charter experience? Then come fish with the BEST, the one that taught all the rest! Whipsaw Fishing Charters offers the best inshore or offshore fishing in the Wrightsville Beach area. On his legendary 42' Custom Carolina Sport fish and with over 30 years of commercial and sport fishing experience, Captain Robbie Wolfe will show you what it really means to fish. Whipsaw Fishing Charters is located in one of the best sport fishing locations on the East Coast. Aside from great fishing, Masonboro inlet is also one of the safest ocean entry points on the coast, far superior to others located nearby. What does this mean to you? It means that not only is your Wrightsville Beach Fishing Charter going to be exciting and fun, but safe as well.