Wondering what type of water activities or tours are available in the area?

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Aquatic Safaris

Aquatic Safaris has specialized in SCUBA diving charters, instruction, gear sales, repair, and travel in Wilmington, NC since 1988.  We are constantly striving to improve our dive shop and our services.  Aquatic Safaris operates two USCG certified custom dive boats, a Sea Hawk Dive Master 36′ (new in May 2014) and an Island Hopper Pro 48′.  Our boats run daily scuba diving charters to wrecks and ledges off Wrightsville Beach.  We offer a wide selection of PADI SCUBA diving courses, all of which are taught by experienced instructors. 

Blockade Runner Surf to Sound Adventures 


Bluewater Transport Cruises and Charters

Your Limousine Service on the on the Sea! Wrightsville Beach, Masonboro Island, Intra-Coastal Waterway (ICW), Wilmington, Topsail Beach, Carolina Beach, Southport, & Cape Fear Rivers. #1 Intimate, Romantic, & Private Cruising company,

Cape Fear Adventure Company 

Cape Fear Adventure Company is your source for private kayaking and boating excursions, island camping, and outdoor summer camps in the Wilmington, Wrightsville Beach, and Pleasure Island area. Our experiences are fully customizable because we are obsessed with you having an amazing time!

Cape Fear Paddleboarding 

We have the largest fleet of SUP rentals in Wrightsville Beach. These light, epoxy, stable boards offer the perfect platform for exploring our flatwater coastal marine habitats and salt marshes. Pull Up and Paddle Out from the quiescent waters of the iconic Mott’s Channel Marina. We will drop your board in our private slip so all you have to do is have fun!

Carolina Beach Jet Ski Rentals 


Carolina Beach Pontoon Rental


Epic Excursions 

Epic Excursions is the premier source for all of your “custom” island adventures.  Our mission is to enrich lives by connecting people with beautiful places and unique experiences. We specialize in creating and customizing life-changing adventures!  Our services include private boat charters, eco and dolphin boat tours, Masonboro Island and Lea Island tours,  paddle boarding, glamping, and camping adventures, kids and teens camps, island dining excursions, and much more.

Hook, Line, and Paddle

Hook, Line and Paddle offers Kayak and Standup Paddleboard rentals

Island Time Water Tours


Shred the Gnar

Shred the Gnar Wake School offers a variety of watersport activities including wakeboarding and wake surfing sessions that are catered to your skill level, tubing, or just cruising the Intracoastal Waterway. 

Wilmington Jet Ski Rentals

Wilmington Jet Ski Rentals offers competitive rates for top-of-the-line jet ski rentals in the Wrightsville Beach, Carolina Beach, and Kure Beach areas.

Wrightsville Parasailing Company


Wrightsville Performance Sailing