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

    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.


    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!


    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!


    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.


    Parrot Head Charters & Recreational Boating Services:

    Parrot Head Boat Charters Boat Charters in Southport, NC

    Capt. Tom, a U. S. Coast Guard licensed captain, and his wife Joan provide non-fishing excursions/boat rides for vacationers and residents on Parrot Head II, showing parties of up to 6, the sights of the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW), Southport, Oak Island, Bald Head Island, Holden Beach, Wilmington and the Cape Fear and Lockwood Folly Rivers from a uniquely different perspective that only the waterfront can provide. Their "On-the-water Limousine Service" enables you to treat your family or guests to unique experiences tailored to your needs, including (but not limited to), dolphin watching, boating to restaurants for lunch or dinner, sunrise and sunset cruises or wedding events. Whether you engage him for your special boat trip, improving your boat handling skills, or care of your boat we offer a unique experience for you and your family!


    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!