Outer Banks, North Carolina Family Friendly Activities

Outer Banks

The Outer Banks is known for its incredible, award-winning beaches and amazing mouth-watering local restaurants. But have you ever wondered what else is there to do on this little slice of paradise?

If you’re looking for fun-filled activities sure to please the whole family while creating everlasting memories, check out the list we’ve compiled of some of our favorites.

Spend a Day on the Water

If you’re looking for a fun day out on the water, Nor’ Banks Sailing & Watersports in Duck has got you covered, offering parasailing and tubing adventures, as well as waverunner, stand-up paddleboard, kayak & pontoon rentals, catamaran cruises and more!

Take a Dolphin Tour

Sit back and relax as The Water Safari takes you on a breathtaking sunset cruise or dolphin tour. Based out of the Oregon Inlet Fishing Center, guests can book private tours for the whole family or just a few seats for a romantic cruise!               

Practice your Swing (or Throw or Kick!)

Rain or shine, Turf’s Up OBX in Kitty Hawk is guaranteed to keep the whole family entertained. Their world-class custom designed HD golf & sport simulation technology allows you to practice & compete at an amazing variety of sports. There is also a bar with adult beverages available. Sun Realty guests can even rent out the entire facility for 10% off! Offer expires 8/31/19.

Catch Dinner

If you’re looking for the excitement of a charter fishing trip, the Wanchese Marina has got you covered, offering inshore, nearshore and offshore charters, as well as shrimping/crabbing and dive charters.

Take a surf fishing class, rent a rod & reel or a crab pot, go on an offshore, inshore or backcountry charter, or just relax on a pontoon boat in the Currituck Sound with Corolla Bait & Tackle.

Get a Birds Eye View

You can’t get a better view of the Outer Banks than from above! Take in views of shipwrecks, dolphins, sea turtles, lighthouses and more in a Cessna or biplane with Barrier Island Aviation on Roanoke Island.

Cruise Around in Style

Rent golf carts, scooters, bikes, stand-up paddleboards and more at Happy Wheels, with locations in both Corolla and Nags Head.

Get in a Round of Golf

Boasting ocean views from several holes and using windswept sand dunes and maritime forest to showcase the natural beauty of the Outer Banks, Sea Scape Golf Links is one of the premier golf courses on the Outer Banks. Also, 2019 Sun guests staying in Southern Shores, Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills or Nags Head are eligible to receive a 10% discount on greens fees!

Enjoy Splashes, Spills & Thrills

Explore more than 30 rides, slides & attractions, or spend a leisurely day enjoying resort-style amenities while kicking back on the adventure river or lounging under a shaded cabana at the newest waterpark on the Outer Banks, H2OBX! Get Sun Realty’s exclusive discounted tickets here.

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