Keep Your Heart-Rate Up
There are many water based activities you can do in the area that will keep your cardiovascular health in check while you indulge in endless seafood, comfort food, and more. Paddle-boarding and kayaking is a great full body workout that will allow you to enjoy the calm waters and see the area. Look into renting a paddle-board or kayak on going on a solo mission or even taking a tour.
Take a chance at surf school, and learn more about and how to participate in one of the ocean’s most exhilarating activities. You’ll learn the basics like how to stand up on the board, and eventually how to ride a wave.
For the Thrill Seekers
Looking to participate in activities that thrilling and more fast pace? You may be interested in renting jet skis and riding them around the water and maybe taking them over some waves. Riding jet skis is the perfect way to fill the adventure seeker in you.
Learning how to SCUBA dive may not have been one of the first things that came to your mind when you’re visiting the area, but it’s definitely one of the most adventure seeking activities that you can do. Learn how to SCUBA, take a SCUBA charter and explore sunken ships, reefs, go spearfishing, and even search for a rare fossilized megalodon shark tooth.
Relax on the Water
If you’re looking for a calming experience on the water that will allow you appreciate the natural beauty around you, you may want to look into renting a pontoon boat. Pontoon boats are able to carry a lot of people, but have the benefit of moving at a relaxing pace. So you can sit back and relax while maybe even enjoying a drink!
If you’re bringing your own boat on your vacation, it’s good to know that Carolina Beach offers public docks for you to be able to park your boat, and grab a meal while you’re boating through the area. The docks are free of charge to park at but do come with a three hour time limit, which is perfect to grab a meal and a few drinks!
A different activity that is a mixture of calming and that will get your heart racing is booking a charter for fishing. Carolina Beach and the surrounding areas has the great benefit of being able to fish the gulf stream where the water is warmer and moving faster. Year round you’ll be able to try your hand at catching a tuna, or a wahoo – some of the fastest fish in the water.