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

    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.


    Reel Action Fishing Charters:

    Reel Action Fishing Charters Near Shore & Off Shore Fishing Charters, Myrtle Beach, SC

    A Charter Fishing company for anyone or any family looking to fish the Grand Strand! We now have two boats to take your family on your myrtle beach fishing charter. We can go deep sea fishing or inshore fishing around the waters of Myrtle Beach, we do it all! USGC licensed, Capt John can bring up to 6 individuals on his fishing journey. Offering half day (4 hour or 5 hour special) or whole day trips and all bait, tackle and fishing licenses are included, all you need to bring is what you want to eat and drink. Charters can be customized to fit your individual needs. Families with young children are especially welcomed. Children 11 and under go Free with adults up to 6 anglers total.


    Bodacious Bob's Bicycle Rentals & Tours:

    Bodacious Bob's Bike Rentals Bicycle Rentals & Tours in Myrtle Beach, SC

    The most fun you can have on the beach with your clothes on! We rent adult bikes, children's bikes and even the beach friendly cruiser, the Trike. We also offer "tag-alongs" and kiddie karts to accommodate the whole family. Bikes and Trikes are available for daily and weekly rentals. Make a day of it and let us send you out on "Self-guided bike tour". Make your way through the shaded back streets and quiet, out of the way places hidden to the normal automobile tourist, not only will you get to enjoy a great day of biking, but you'll come away knowing a little bit more about the area of the beach. Self-guided bike tours include a map of alternate routes, details and history of each location and interesting facts about the area. We know the history of the area so please give Bodacious Bob's Beach Bicycle Tours and Rentals a call today.


    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 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!


    Seaside Linens & Beach Equipment Rentals:

    Seaside Linens & Beach Equipment Rentals Bike and Beach Equipment Rentals in Wrightsville Beach, NC

    Seaside Linen & Rental Company proudly serves the beautiful beaches of southeastern North Carolina with the highest quality linen and towel rentals. We also specialize in beach chair rentals, beach umbrella rentals, bike rentals and top quality, safety certified, baby equipment including full size cribs, high chairs, jog stollers all that help lighten your travel load and help make your stay more enjoyable. We are extremely particular about the quality items we rent, and our commitment to bringing you bright, clean, high-quality linens and our beach equipment rentals are as convenient and dependable as our other services. Complete our online order request form or give us a call and let us show you how we’ve made it easy for you to make the most of your stay at the beach!