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5 of the Best Outer Banks Boat Rental Companies

08/14/2020 | by Madeleine Allen | Outer Banks Outdoor Recreation

There are so many fantastic ways to explore the Outer Banks, but hitting the water is one of the best. Head to one of the nearby tourism companies to get a boat rental in the Outer Banks, and cruise through intercoastal waterways that make up one of the most beautiful regions on the East Coast. Pack some sunscreen and get ready to ride! 

For more ways to make the most of your Outer Banks trip, be sure to download our complimentary Vacation Guide! 

Outer Banks Boat Rental Companies 

Causeway Watersports 

Causeway Watersports in Nags Head offers pontoon boat rentals that are perfect for cruising around Roanoke Sound. Their fleet of 12-person boats is only $195 an hour and $74 per additional hour. It’s a great way to experience the OBX by water!  

Kitty Hawk Watersports 

If you’re searching for something a little different, Kitty Hawk Watersports offers one of the most unique boat rentals in the Outer Banks.  They will tow you out to a quiet spot in the Sound and let you hang out on one of their eight-passenger tiki boats allow you to relax with some drinks and food (it’s BYOB). You can choose between a two and three-hour rental, and they even offer sunset times! 

North Duck Watersports 

North Duck Watersports provides an array of rentals in Kill Devil Hills, including pontoon boats. You can enjoy a Soundside adventure along the coast of the Outer Banks and Roanoke Island with the entire family.  

Sunset Watersports 

Sunset Watersports offers both skiff and pontoon boat rentals, depending on how you want to cruise Roanoke Sound. Pontoon boats are $245 for the first two hours and $65 per additional house (limit 10 passengers), and skiffs are $250 for the first two hours and $70 per additional hour (limit six passengers).  

North Beach Watersports 

If you’re searching for an Outer Banks, NC, boat rental, head up the road from Manteo to North Beach Watersports in Corolla. Their 10-passenger pontoon boats are perfect for zipping around the Sound, enjoying a picnic on the water, and taking in the warm OBX sunshine. 

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So, are you ready to explore the Outer Banks on the water? Pirate’s Cove Realty has the perfect place to stay! Check out our collection of Pirate’s Cove homes and condos in downtown Manteo, our gated community, and several other spots on the island. With so many family-friendly activities, you’ll want to come back with your family over and over again! 

Start planning your Outer Banks getaway today by booking one of our properties. We look forward to welcoming you to the Pirate’s Cove family!