Paddle NC gives you experiences that lasts a lifetime, whether its your first time kayaking and paddle boarding, or you’re an expert. We’re passionate about paddling so we know what you need and have what you want!.
Here one of our “ACA Accredited” guides is leading a tour in Hammocks Beach State Park NC.
Paddle NC is located only minutes from Emerald Isle, and Wilmington NC
It couldn’t be easier! All four locations are an amazing place to paddle, offering new and different experiences. Paddling trips are available for both first-time paddlers and well-seasoned waterman.
If that’s not enough of a reason here are a few more.
Paddle NC specializes in small groups for the best experience possible. We help you make memories and fulfill dreams whether it’s the first time you stand up on a paddleboard or take the kids on a kayak trip. Each tour is a unique experience based on your interests and what you want. Book a kayak or paddle board tour with us and have your best day ever!
Our guides have worked in some of the most prestigious places in the world. From the icy waters of the San Juan Islands (Washington State), to the tropical waters of Hawaii, Florida and the Virgin Islands, our guides have paddled it all.
Whether we’re sharing the river with moose in Yellowstone or kayaking down rapids in the Great Smokey Mountains, our love and knowledge of paddling in beautiful places is unsurpassed. The unique experience of paddling the Worlds Rivers and Oceans has made us some of the best.
Paddle NC is the only paddling concession on site in Carolina Beach State Park, and Hammocks Beach State Park. We believe in providing the best experience possible for every guest. All of our tours have a high guide to guest ratio, unlike other companies that herd as many people on the water as possible. We know you deserve the best.
Paddle NC uses all new gear including high-performance sit-on-top kayaks, sit-inside kayaks, and stand up paddle boards. Our easy to use equipment lets you enjoy these amazing state parks preserving them for future generations.
Paddle NC is passionate about kayaking and paddle boarding the waters of North Carolina. We are fortunate these premier facilities are available to the public and want to share them with you. All of our guides have a special interest in natural history and environmental education.
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Kayak & Stand Up Paddle Board/SUP Tours, Rentals, & Instruction Serving Wilmington NC, Emerald Isle, Southport, Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, Fort Fisher, Cape Fear River, Wrightsville Beach, Topsail Beaches, Jacksonville, Swansboro & Emerald Isle
Tours and Instruction Require Reservations
Hours of Operation:
March: Open by appointment only
April 11 – Memorial Day: Open on the weekends 9-5, during the week by appointment
Memorial Day – Labor Day: 9-6, 7 days a week
Labor Day – Oct 20: weekends 9-5, during the week by appointment
Kayak & Stand Up Paddle Board/SUP Tours, Rentals, & Instruction
Serving Wilmington NC, Emerald Isle, Southport, Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, Fort Fisher, Cape Fear River, Wrightsville Beach, Topsail Beaches, Jacksonville, Swansboro & Emerald Isle