- The list below includes 56 free or cheap things to do in or near Swansboro, North Carolina, including 45 different types of inexpensive activities like Kayaking, Paddleboarding, Art Gallery and Beaches.
- From Riverfront Park, Swansboro, NC to Hammock's Beach State Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Swansboro and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Jacksonville, Atlantic Beach, Morehead City and Emerald Isle.
Featuring T-shaped piers with benches and covered pavilions, Riverfront Park, Swansboro, NC offers visitors a view of White Oak River. The boardwalks have plaques that provide geographical information about the region.
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1572 Hammock Beach Road, Swansboro, NC 28584 MoreLess Info
For a nearly private and relaxing beachfront experience, visitors can take a ferry to Hammock's Beach State Park. There are warm natural tide pools, sand dunes, and overnight camping is allowed by special permit.
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Front Street -Near Trattoria Pizza, Swansboro, NC MoreLess Info
Swansboro Paddle Boarding offers paddle board rentals and guided tours on the Swansboro downtown waterfront. They also feature a paddle board sport shop and a tackle shop and also offer pick up and drop off service.
Paddle NC offers guided kayak and paddle boat tours of North Carolina Coast's unique ecosystem. Patrons can learn about the salt march eco system and see wild life such as dolphins, ospreys, and the occasional bald eagle.
Explore beautiful Swansboro, North Carolina with Second Wind Eco Tours. This ecologically-responsible company runs kayak tours and cycling trips that do not disturb local wildlife or harm plants. It also offers yoga sessions and restorative massage therapy.
Tidewater Gallery is a fine art gallery featuring artistic pieces from local, regional, national, and internationally-known artists. Among these pieces are antiques, ceramics, fiber art, hand-crafted jewelry, metal art, oil and acrylic paintings, sculptures, watercolors, and photography.
Surrounded by beautiful oceanfront and dunes, Emerald Isle Woods Park offers 41 acres for enjoying outdoor activities. Visitors can walk, hike, bird-watch, grill, picnic, or do recreational water sports off the pier and floating dock.