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.


    Get Reelin Fishing Charters:

    Offshore Fishing Charters Offshore Fishing Charters in Southport, NC

    Gulf Stream Fishing with Get Reelin Fishing Charters. Quit Wishing and Come Fishing! Get there faster, Fish longer! Southport Charter Fishing at its best with Captain Chuck and Captain Richard aboard a 33' Mako Attack Sport Fisher & 33' Custom Diesel Sport Fisher, loaded with all the latest technology. Offering Full Day, 3/4 Day, 1/2 Day trips, Offshore fishing for King Mackerel, Dolphin, Grouper, Snapper, Triggerfish and Gulf Stream fishing for Wahoo, Tuna, Dolphin and the occasional Billfish. Trips include rods, reels, tackle, bait and fun for the whole family. Get Reelin is docked at the Southport Marina in Southport, NC. Bald Head Island pick-up and drop off available. Also available for Tournament Fishing!


    Action Water Sportz:

    Action Water Sportz Jet Ski Rentals & Dolphin Watching Trips Myrtle Beach, SC

    The thrill of jet skiing will give you a fun filled adrenaline rush never experienced before. Enjoy the soaring wind on your face as you Jet Ski through the magnificent gushing waves. Or take a relaxing, scenic Dolphin tour where you can see many of nature’s attractions and dolphins in close proximity. The tour lasts about two hours and is a unique way to experience the beautiful Intercoastal Waterway and the Historic Little River Swing Bridge. Along the way, check out a variety of boats including Shrimp Trawlers and visit the Barrier Island, where you can stroll along the beach or explore the 30 foot tall sand dunes. If you want a remarkable experience in water sports, then this is the perfect opportunity only unique to the Myrtle Beach area.


    Cape Fear Watersports:

    Cape Fear Watersports Jet Ski, Boat & SUP Rentals in Southport, NC

    We offer boat, jet ski and paddle boards rentals to Southport, Oak Island and Bald Head Island, North Carolina and surrounding areas including Holden Beach and Sunset Beach". The new models have arrived! We offer new Seadoo and Yamaha jet ski rentals. Or relax and explore the Intercoastal Waterway in one of our paddle board rentals. We also offer boat rentals for any occasion, Fish the Cape Fear River or just take a pleasure cruise with friends and family. Enjoy a relaxing day on the water, fish in the Cape Fear River, enjoy a waterfront lunch on the boat, or anchor on a sandbar. Explore Southport....the home of the movie "Safe Haven". Whether you want fishing, sightseeing, relaxing at the sandbar, or just cruising the Intracoastal Waterway we have exactly what you need.


    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!!


    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.