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Outdoor Adventures

Explore the Beaches

Bald Head Island’s beautiful beaches beg you to build sandcastles, stroll, take a swim or just unwind. With 14 miles of pristine beaches, you shouldn’t have a problem finding your perfect spot. South Beach features long stretches of sand read more

Ride a Bike

The island’s gentle coastal terrain offers bicyclists an easy pedal, but with more than 15 miles of roadway to ride, more experienced cyclists can get their fill too. Bike rentals by the hour, day or week are available through two island outlets read more

Take a Hike

On Federal Road near the Maritime Market, the M. Kent Mitchell Nature Trail trail provides nearly 360° views of the marsh. Markers on the trail identify the flora. While you’re on the trail, if you’re still enough, a few of the bolder fiddler crabs read more

Kayak the Creeks

Imagine gliding through the creek, as silent as the grass around you, coming within feet of egrets and herons, or hearing the call of an osprey circling overhead. The creeks on Bald Head Island are easily accessed by kayak and canoe and experienced read more

Sail Away

Experience the thrill of sailing during your visit, whether you’re new to this sport or a seasoned sailor.  The Sail Shop  offers sailing experiences for any skill level. For kids, learning to sail on the creek in one of the Opti Prams read more

Try Standup Paddleboarding (SUP)

SUP is a relatively new sport that’s gaining converts with every trip through the marsh. Paddlers use large boards resembling surfboards and a paddle to maneuver. There’s a learning curve to standing on the board and gaining balance, but read more

Fly High On a Kiteboard

Coastal Urge’s  kiteboarding lessons are ideal for those new to the sport. Start with a 90-minute lesson on land, where you learn flying techniques with a trainer kite, then graduate up to Level 1 lessons that will teach you to launch read more

Go Fish

Fishing on the island can take you from tuna fishing offshore to reeling in red drum in the creeks to bringing home a flounder hooked in the surf. From the shore, flounder, red drum, blue fish, mullet, pompano and more wait to be caught. On the creeks read more

Hang Ten

Bring your surfboard or rent a long or short board from the Sail Shop  and catch some waves on East Beach, the best spot on the island for surfing. Boogie boards are also available. Always wanted to try surfing but don’t know where to start read more

Walk With the Sea Turtles

Did you know that scores of loggerhead sea turtles return to Bald Head Island each summer to lay their eggs?  The Bald Head Island Conservancy  is dedicated to protecting these amazing creatures and their Turtle Walk program gives you the read more

Fishing, Scuba & Boat Charters

Stoked Provision's professional staff makes arranging an outdoor excursion easy.  Guided adventures ranging from inshore to offshore, including kayak fishing, surf fishing, creek fishing, and fishing charters.  Scuba enthusiasts can join a scuba... read more

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