Duck Activities
Duck
Activities

Duck, NC Activities & Attractions

Duck is known for premier attractions, tucked away between the ocean and the sound beneath live oak trees. A multitude of activities can be found ranging from stand-up paddleboarding, parasailing, fishing, and much more. A soundside boardwalk runs the length of Duck Village, which makes it easy to check out multiple attractions in one place.

We’ve compiled a comprehensive list of activities and attractions we love in Duck. Keep your eyes peeled for the Twiddy Preferred banner to spot our favorites.

Duck
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  • Casual Dining
  • Specialty Spirits
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  • Recreation & Leisure
  • Romantic/Couples
  • Rainy Day
  • Preferred

Aqua Restaurant offers fresh regional cuisine, exquisite wines and casual dining in an elegant waterfront setting on the Outer Banks. Overlooking peaceful waters, Aqua Spa is the oasis of serenity on the Outer Banks with a full menu of spa services that are designed to renew and relax you during treatments using only organic products.

Village Yoga Preferred
Duck
  • Activities
  • Recreation & Leisure
  • Preferred

From beginner to advanced practices, Village Yoga offers studio and private yoga classes in the serenity of your Twiddy and Company vacation rental, private home, and even out on the beautiful beaches of the Outer Banks. Their well-trained and knowledgeable instructors teach in a nurturing and relaxing environment that meets the needs of all levels of yoga practice for both visitors and local residents alike.

H2OBX Waterpark Preferred
Corolla
Kill Devil Hills
Nags Head
Kitty Hawk
Southern Shores
Duck
  • Activities
  • Recreation & Leisure
  • Family-Friendly
  • Preferred

Whether you're looking for wild family fun or an upscale resort getaway, H2OBX is the place to be in the Outer Banks, packed with 30 adrenaline-inducing rides, slides, and attractions. Come see all that the best waterpark in North Carolina has to offer. Discounted tickets available to Twiddy guests! Located just over the Wright Memorial Bridge in Powells Point

Duck
  • Activities
  • Tours & Adventures
  • Family-Friendly
  • Preferred

Providing quality equipment, excellent customer service, and a safe environment since 1979, Nor'Banks Sailing and Watersports is an Outer Banks premier watersports haven. With everything from waverunners, parasailing and sailboat rentals and lessons, to tubing, pontoon boats, kayaks and more, Nor'Banks is the place to be in Duck if you are looking for an outdoor water adventure during your next Outer Banks vacation.

Duck Parasail Preferred
Duck
  • Activities
  • Tours & Adventures
  • Family-Friendly
  • Preferred

Your parasailing authority on the Outer Banks. Professional, friendly, and parasail-obsessed, you are guaranteed the trip of a lifetime when flying with Duck Parasail.

Sanderling Resort Preferred
Duck
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  • Recreation & Leisure
  • Preferred

Located five miles north of Duck, North Carolina, is a playground waiting to be explored during your Outer Banks vacation. Featuring a spa, on-site kayaking, surfing and SUP tours and lessons, the Sanderling Resort has a little bit of relaxing and excitement for everyone.

Spa at Sanderling Preferred
Duck
  • Activities
  • Recreation & Leisure
  • Romantic/Couples
  • Rainy Day
  • Spa & Massage
  • Preferred

With the finest hair and nail care services available, the Spa at Sanderling offers guests manicure and pedicure packages, as well as hair care options, to have you looking and feeling your best during your next Outer Banks vacation. Also offering different treatments, massages, body care options, skin restoration packages and even a gentleman's care selection, the Spa at Sanderling has all of the luxurious pampering you would ever need on the Outer Banks situated in one location.

Corolla
Kill Devil Hills
Nags Head
Kitty Hawk
Duck
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  • Activities
  • Services
  • Surf Shops & Beach Gear
  • Tours & Adventures
  • Recreation & Leisure
  • Equipment Rentals
  • Family-Friendly
  • Good for Groups

The famous Kitty Hawk Kites offers parasailing, wakeboarding, water skiing, tubing, jet ski tours and rentals, kayak rentals, surfboard rentals and more!

Duck
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  • Activities
  • Services
  • Surf Shops & Beach Gear
  • Tours & Adventures
  • Recreation & Leisure
  • Equipment Rentals

A favorite among locals, DVO has a fashionable selection of beach attire and accessories, matched by accommodating equipment rentals, surf lessons and even kayak tours.

Duck
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  • Services
  • Tours & Adventures
  • Recreation & Leisure
  • Equipment Rentals
  • Family-Friendly

Explore the miles of secluded water trails through the marshland between Duck and Corolla with the kayak guides at Coastal Kayak Touring Company. As partners with the National Audubon Society, they are able to provide an exclusive tour of one of the Outer Banks least traveled and most sought-after wildlife sanctuaries. Crabbing and fishing charters, dolphin watch cruises, parasailing, waverunners, kayak rentals, stand up paddle board rentals are also available.

Duck
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  • Recreation & Leisure
  • Romantic/Couples

Boat tour that departs Duck and crosses the scenic Currituck Sound to Sanctuary Vineyards for a wine tour.

Duck
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  • Tours & Adventures
  • Family-Friendly

Offering lessons, tours, rentals, stand up paddleboard yoga and more, Outer Banks Paddleboard located in the heart of Duck has everything you need to get you up on a paddleboard and out exploring the beautiful waters of the Outer Banks during your next vacation.

Duck
  • Activities
  • Fishing
  • Family-Friendly

Serving the Outer Banks with local fishing knowledge and equipment since 1982, Bob's Bait and Tackle has a great selection of rods, reels, lures & tackle, and also offers Outer Banks fishing charters. Located at the south end of Duck Village.

Duck
  • Activities
  • Fishing
  • Family-Friendly

Offering a large selection of fishing rods, reels and tackle, as well as offshore, inshore and sound fishing charter options to choose from, Sharky's Bait, Tackle and Charters has everything you need for fishing success during your next Duck, N.C. vacation.

Duck
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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
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  • Attractions
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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.

Living the good life is what Duck locals specialize in. Sharing the land and the happiness that it brings is one of the things that Outer Banks locals love to do. Whether it’s touring the area on a stand up paddle board, hopping into an SUV to drive up to Corolla to view the wild horses, or fishing one of the secret fishing spots in Duck, the good life is what we’re after, and what we on the Outer Banks want to share with you.

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