Parks & Recreation - Nags Head, North Carolina



16. Wild Bill’S Waterworks

City: Nags Head, NC
Category: Parks & Recreation
Telephone: (252) 441-8875
Address: US 158, MP 17

Description: Right on the sound in Nags Head, the Waterworks offers kayak and canoe rentals for those who want to be alone. Rent a variety of kayaks for adventures in the sound behind the shop.

17. Wild Bill’S Waterworks

City: Nags Head, NC
Category: Parks & Recreation
Telephone: (252) 441-8875
Address: US 158, MP 17

Description: Sailboat rentals are offered at this complete water-sports center March through November. Try out a 14- or 18-foot day sailer or a Sunfish. This area of the Roanoke Sound is safe for day sailing. Stop and explore the several small islands for a break.

18. Kitty Hawk Watersports

City: Nags Head, NC
Category: Parks & Recreation
Telephone: (252) 441-2756
Address: US 158, MP 16

Description: Kitty Hawk Watersports rents day sailers and catamarans from its soundside Nags Head location. This is a great place to learn to sail on a not-too-windy day. The sound is wide with few hazards to look out for—except Jet Skiers and other water-sports enthusiasts. Personal watercraft and kayaks are also available here.

19. Wild Bill’S Waterworks

City: Nags Head, NC
Category: Parks & Recreation
Telephone: (252) 441-8875
Address: US 158, MP 17

Description: Not only can you rent 19-foot powerboats, pontoons, and jet boats at the Waterworks, you can also get any kind of watercraft supplies, plus a complete line of bike, kayak, and beach equipment rentals. This water-sports center is the only one in the area that sells and repairs Yamaha watercraft, boats, and Yamaha outboard motors.

20. Wild Bill’S Waterworks

City: Nags Head, NC
Category: Parks & Recreation
Telephone: (252) 441-8875
Address: US 158, MP 17

Description: One of the many activities and services Waterworks offers is PWC rental. Jet Skis, Sea-Doos, and WaveRunners are available at half-hour and hourly rates. Call for prices. Waterworks also sells PWCs, including Yamaha and Sea-Doo. Rentals are available Mar through Nov.

21. Kitty Hawk Watersports

City: Nags Head, NC
Category: Parks & Recreation
Telephone: (252) 441-2756
Address: US 158, MP 16

Description: This complete store rents WaveRunners by the half hour and hour. The store is on the sound in Nags Head, so launching is easy. Water bikes, paddleboats, and kayaks are available for purists. Call for prices.

22. Joe Malat’S Outer Banks Surf Fishing School

City: Nags Head, NC
Category: Parks & Recreation
Address: 415 Bridge Ln.

23. Nags Head Fishing Pier

City: Nags Head, NC
Category: Parks & Recreation
Telephone: (252) 441-5141
Address: NC 12, MP 12

Description: This is one of the most popular fishing piers on the Outer Banks. It is 750 feet long and has its own bait and tackle shop. Enjoy night fishing, game tables for the kids, and a restaurant. The Pier House Restaurant features fresh seafood and wonderful views of the ocean. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The pier closes in Dec and reopens in Mar or Apr, depending upon whether the fish are biting. It is open 24 hours during the season.

24. Whalebone Tackle

City: Nags Head, NC
Category: Parks & Recreation
Telephone: (252) 441-7413
Address: Nags Head–Manteo Causeway

Description: Full-service tackle shops are scattered from Corolla to Ocracoke. They are good sources for not only rods, reels, bait, and other fishing equipment and accessories, but also for tips on what’s biting and where. You’ll find bait and tackle at all Outer Banks fishing piers and most marinas, too. Just about every department store and general store on the barrier islands carries some sort of fishing gear, and many shops also offer tackle rental.

25. Whalebone Tackle

City: Nags Head, NC
Category: Parks & Recreation
Telephone: (252) 441-7413
Address: Nags Head–Manteo Causeway

Description: Whalebone is a full-service tackle shop offering ice, fresh bait, tackle, and rod and Penn reel repairs. As they say at the store, “All roads lead to Whalebone Tackle, the center of the universe.” The store is open year-round.

26. Fishing Unlimited

City: Nags Head, NC
Category: Parks & Recreation
Telephone: (252) 441-5028
Address: Nags Head–Manteo Causeway

Description: Fishing Unlimited specializes in fresh bait and is a full-service tackle shop. You can purchase live bait, custom rigs, and lures here as well as crabbing supplies, snacks, and drinks. Services include 16-foot outboard and 20-foot pontoon boat rentals. Fish or crab from the 300-foot sound pier. You can rent rods and reels. The shop is open from Easter until early Dec.

27. Pirate’S Cove

City: Nags Head, NC
Category: Parks & Recreation
Telephone: (252) 473-3906
Address: Nags Head–Manteo Causeway

Description: Full-service tackle shops are scattered from Corolla to Ocracoke. They are good sources for not only rods, reels, bait, and other fishing equipment and accessories, but also for tips on what’s biting and where. You’ll find bait and tackle at all Outer Banks fishing piers and most marinas, too. Just about every department store and general store on the barrier islands carries some sort of fishing gear, and many shops also offer tackle rental. You can ask for guide information at any one of the following shops.
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