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

    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 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.


    Vacation Equipment Rentals:

    Vacation & Beach Equipment Rentals Beach Gear & Equipment Rentals in Myrtle Beach, SC and Ocean Isle Beach, NC

    Don’t Pack It… Rent It! Vacation Equipment Rentals will provide all the items you need to make your dream vacation become a reality. We offer sheets and towels, rental beach chairs and umbrellas, cribs and high chairs, TVs and DVD players, bicycle rentals, grills, kayaks, golf carts for rent and much more. Vacation Equipment Rentals is an independent rental company with offices in Myrtle Beach, SC and Ocean Isle, NC. We work with your vacation rental property managers who will provide us with the access to your condominium or beach home prior to check-in and check-out. You will not have to be present for delivery or pick-up. We also offer beach games and to complete your trip look into one of our Vacation Packages and our Express Delivery Service!


    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!!!


    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!