An Ocean, a River and Watersports Everywhere 

Whether you’re a fan of pier fishing, surf fishing or offshore fishing, the waters surrounding Kure Beach are home to some of the best offshore and inshore fishing in North Carolina. Wildlife enthusiasts will love kayaking through the salt marshes or Zeke’s Island Reserve, a shorebird feeding habitat. Visitors are also drawn here by the opportunity to dive in waters where a host of historic shipwrecks can be explored and fascinating prehistoric fossils can be found on the ocean’s natural ledges. Of course, there is paddleboarding and surfing, too!

Located between the Atlantic Ocean and the Cape Fear River, it’s easy to find a waterway in Kure Beach to suit your interest and skill set.