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Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge / Sunset Kayak Tour
With the shadow of the mainland just over the horizon, this tour often provides one of the best sunsets on the Outer Banks. Here inside our nations first National Seashore you will find a landscape of beauty unknown to many who pass. Our guide will lead you through protected waters, winding marsh creeks, and vast grass flats where wading birds walk in search of food and solitude.
Hatteras Island Kayak Tour
Come with us and paddle from Hatteras Landing into the nearby creeks and waters of Pamlico Sound. Learn local Hatteras history, culture and ecology while keeping your eyes out for birds and other wildlife as you glide through the grasses and marshes between tranquil islands. In the shallows we will search for fish, crabs, and other aquatic life. Catch picturesque sunsets as they descend on the Pamlico Sound, when weather permits. Great for families, couples, and your average Joe, this tour is an ideal way to experience the nature and history of southern Hatteras Island.
Kitty Hawk Bay Tour
Come and discover what often goes unseen on the Outer Banks. Kitty Hawk Bay provides an excellent venue for some of nature’s most inspiring moments. Within sight of the Wright Brother’s Memorial, this area is very much as it has always been. Listen and learn as our guides unfold the secrets of these marsh waters and the creatures which call them home. Follow our lead as we paddle along the creeks and ponds of Kitty Hawk’s best brackish water marsh. Sunset tours are available, so book today.
Safari River Maritime Forest Kayak Tour
Experience another world as you kayak through this amber creek under a canopy of Live oaks and Red Maples. While kayaking, let our guide teach you about maritime forests. Wildlife such as turtles and snakes are very common in this area, as well as birds such as herons, egrets, woodpeckers, kingfishers, and ducks. This kayak tour is great even on windy days, due to the shelter provided by the tall trees of the forest.
Bodie Island Kayak Tour
Wind your way with us through the northernmost marshes of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore’s, America’s first National Seashore. Look, listen, and learn as our guides unlock the wonders of these estuarine ecosystems and the abundant wildlife which calls them home. We will guide you through a maze of canals and creeks as you enjoy the slow passing of nature’s beauty here on the Outer Banks.
Alligator River Kayak Tour
Take a step back in time as we paddle through the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge, one of the largest and most pristine Wildlife Refuges on the East Coast. Discover the history of Buffalo City’s logging community and the story behind on of prohibition’s most famous “moonshine capitals”. We will wind our way through open creeks and narrow canals as we explore the swirling red waters and ‘living fossils’ of this cypress swamp.
Bioluminescence Night Kayak Tour
Come and see the beauty of the marsh after dark as we paddle through the night on a search for bioluminescence. Watch as fireflies from the deep create light and glow when disturbed. Although not great for bioluminescence, the full moon provides the perfect light for a paddle in the night. This is a tour not to be missed and one you won’t soon forget.
Kitty Hawk Surf Co. offers scenic kayak tours throughout the Outer Banks. Our kayak tours are guided by experts on the local environment, ecology, and plants and wildlife. The OBX provides some of the best conditions for kayak tours through the vast canals and flat waters of the sound, and the sunset kayak tours can be simply breathtaking.
We have tours from Corolla to Hatteras so please select which location you are interested in for more details on specific tours or you can begin a reservation by clicking reserve now.
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New and Used Kayaks
Kitty Hawk Surf Company is the premier kayak dealership on the Outer Banks. We’ve got kayaks and equipment for all your on-the-water needs, from fishing and touring to basic recreational fun. Stop by and check out our kayaks from Ocean Kayak, Hobie (including their patented pedal Mirage kayaks), Perception, Necky, Old Town and NC’s own Hurricane Kayaks.
Need some gear to go with those kayaks? We’ve got an awesome selection of accessories, from paddling gear by companies like Werner paddles, Harmony, Astral Buoyancy, and Extrasport PFDs to roof racks for your car from Thule to help you take your kayak wherever there’s water…or home with you from your week off playing at the beach.
Outer Banks Kayak Tours
Take a beautiful and educations Outer Banks kayak tour.We’ll show you a different side of these barrier islands including Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge, Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Corolla Sound Side, and the Kitty Hawk Maritime Forest. Beginner to advanced levels welcome. Basic instruction is given before each tour.
We offer a variety of types of tours to meet all interests such as Ecology and Natural History Tours, Pirate Tours, and Specialized Skills Instruction. Kitty Hawk Surf Company prides itself for being pioneers in the recreation industry and specialist of Outer Banks Kayak Tours.