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Kitty Hawk Activities

Outer Banks / Kitty Hawk

Best Activities in Kitty Hawk

The bustling town of Kitty Hawk is packed with things to do, no matter what type of activities you are looking for during your Outer Banks vacation. Eco-tours, watersports, golfing, fishing and more, Kitty Hawk is centrally located and a Twiddy and Company Kitty Hawk vacation rental will provide you with accessibility to it all.

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Best Tours and Adventures

Paddle out in a kayak, experience sailing for the first time, or finally take that surfing lesson you’ve always dreamed about. Whatever adventure it may be, opportunities abound in Kitty Hawk.

Kitty Hawk Kayaks

In addition to rentals, retreats and camps, Kitty Hawk Kayaks also specializes in eco-tours to guide you in exploring the sounds, estuaries, bays and islands of the Outer Banks.

Nor'Banks Sailing & Watersports

A premier Outer Banks sailing and watersports operation since 1979, bringing sailing, parasailing, waverunners, paddleboard and kayak rentals, lessons and more. As a Twiddy and Company preferred operation, Nor’Banks Sailing and Watersports offers a 10% discount, exclusively for Twiddy guests! Bring your key to Nor'Banks or enter the code "Twiddy16" when reserving online at

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Escape Room OBX

Will you escape the Witches Lair, or try your skills at finding treasure and jewels, maybe you're better at solving a murder? Regardless of your choice you are sure to have fabulous family fun. A great interactive way to spend time together with family and friends. You'll have to think outside the box and have quick wit to beat the clock. Can you do it?

Best Golfing

The Outer Banks offers a splendid selection of golf courses to choose from during your Kitty Hawk vacation. Many of the courses can be found just over the Wright Memorial Bridge on mainland Currituck, so a Kitty Hawk vacation rental will situate the golfer in your group close to an abundance of world-class Outer Banks golf courses.

Sea Scape Golf Links

Located just one block from the ocean in Kitty Hawk, this unforgettable Par 70 golf course was designed by Master’s Champion Art Wall.

Golfing near Kitty Hawk


The Carolina Club

A local's' favorite, this The Carolina Club, rated 4.7 Stars from Golf Advisor, can be found on U.S. 158, 13.5 miles north of the Wright Memorial Bridge.

Duck Woods Country Club

Duck Woods Country Club is a semi­-private course that demands accuracy and precision on eachhole, especially the 14 holes that parallel the water. The spectacular views and meticulously-maintained greens are sure to impress!

Holly Ridge Golf Course

An affordable golf outing on the Outer Banks, Holly Ridge Golf Course, located on mainland Currituck, offers golfers a beautiful full-size driving range and practice putting greens.

Kilmarlic Golf Club

Four miles north of the Wright Memorial Bridge, this Outer Banks golf course offers some of the most challenging holes on the Outer Banks and some of the most scenic views, as well.

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The Pointe Golf Club

The 2014 “Best of the Beach” Winner, The Pointe Golf Club is located on U.S. 158, just north of the Wright Memorial Bridge, and is open to the public. The Pointe received 4.5 Stars from Golf Advisor and, in addition to its excellent greens, boasts a premier practice facility.

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Best Recreation and Leisure

There are many different ways to spend your days during an Outer Banks vacation. When you’re not basking in the sunshine, swimming in the ocean or sound, enjoying some of the most delicious food you’ve ever had at our local restaurants, or shopping til you drop at the fine boutiques and shops around town, there are other unique ways to maximize your fun and enjoyment of your Outer Banks vacation days. Yoga, a workout at the local gym, an evening of bowling, or taking your kids to a movie down the street are all ways to keep the momentum of activity going during your Outer Banks vacation.

Outer Banks Yoga

Offering yoga and Pilates mat classes, beach yoga, private sessions, meditation, workshops and more, the instructors at Outer Banks Yoga are internationally trained and inspired.

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H2OBX Waterpark

Experience the wettest, wildest, splashiest, coolest new attraction hitting the Outer Banks this summer! H2OBX is a world-class waterpark packed with over 30 adrenaline-inducing rides, slides, and attractions. Located just across the bridge in mainland Currituck. Discounted tickets available to Twiddy guests! Use the link provided in your payment confirmation email to purchase tickets. 

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Recreation and Leisure near Kitty Hawk


R/C Kill Devil Hills Movies 10

In case it rains during your Outer Banks vacation, or you’re in need of a little quality family time shaded from the summer sun, grab your crew and some popcorn and enjoy a movie at the R/C Movie Theater in Kill Devil Hills.

Best Fishing

Many lasting memories are made on the Outer Banks aboard a charter boat or fishing along the shoreline. Cast a line on one of the area’s many piers, take a boat out into one of the sounds or the ocean for an experience you’ll never forget, or simply walk out to the beach and try your hand at a little surf fishing. Kitty Hawk offers sound and surf fishing, as well as convenient access to nearby towns and their unlimited resources to transform an ordinary day into an extraordinary one out on the open water.

Jawfly Charters

Climb aboard for a real taste of the Outer Banks! Explore the beautiful Albemarle Sound and surrounding waterways aboard the 45' coastal trawler, Jawfly. Create your own fishing, shrimping or crabbing trips and cook your catch on board!

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Best Corolla Attractions

Kitty Hawk is centrally located to both the northern and the southern beaches of the Outer Banks, therefore visiting the main attractions of the entire area is possible while staying in your Twiddy and Company Kitty Hawk vacation rental. Head north to the scenic boardwalk in Duck, south to the spot where the Wright Brothers took flight for the first time, or climb multiple lighthouses in one day! It’s all possible when vacationing in Kitty Hawk!

Duck Town Boardwalk

Extending nearly a mile along the Currituck Sound, the Duck Town Boardwalk is an ideal place to access the sound, visit many retail shops along the way, and enjoy one of the best sunset views on the Outer Banks.

Duck Town Park

Featuring 11 acres of trails through maritime forest, open green space, soundside views and access to the Duck Town Boardwalk, the Duck Town Park is a favorite among locals and visitors alike for recreation, enjoying the live music featured on a weekly basis in the summertime, and events and activities put on by the town of Duck.

Kitty Hawk Woods Reserve

The Kitty Hawk Woods Reserve includes rare and delicate habitats comprising 1,824 acres of meandering estuaries, maritime forests, marsh and deciduous swamp. Hiking, biking, kayaking, and even horseback riding is welcome on designated paths throughout the beautiful reserve.