- TripBuzz found 28 things to do with kids in or near Ocracoke, North Carolina, including 10 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Frisco, Buxton and Beaufort.
- From Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach to Drum Stick fishing charter, the Ocracoke area offers 33 different types of family activities, including: Off Road & ATV, Hiking Trails, Kayaking and Parasailing.
- Ocracoke, located in Hyde County, North Carolina, is settled on the southern point of Ocracoke Island. With population less than 1,000 residents, this small community is a natural wonder, made famous by the death of Blackbeard the pirate. This census-designated sits on Silver Lake and is complete with sand dunes and a salt marsh.
Life on Ocracoke Island revolves around the Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach. This pristine waterfront property is where residents an tourists go to splash, swim and surf. The undertow is extremely strong, and swimmers should not enter the water when the lifeguard is off duty.
Drum Stick fishing charter offers full and half day Off Shore Deep Sea Fishing Trips off the waters of the Outer Banks. They provide trips for a variety of occasions including Father/son fishing trips, Bachelor Parties, anniversaryâ€™s and Reunions.
Daily sightseeing cruises are conducted through the Portsmouth Island Boat Tour. It leaves from the community docks of Ocracoke Harbor before taking a scenic route to Portsmouth Island where guests can actually view the historic village with a self-guided tour.
Attracting visitors for their shelling opportunities, Porstmouth ATV Tours provides them with their own personal ATV to explore the secluded beaches of the island. The beaches contain a variety of large and small shells that can be collected.
All tours provided by Portsmouth Island ATV Excursions begin with a 20 minute boat ride from the Silver Lake Harbor to reach the secluded island. Once on site, visitors can enjoy ATV riding through a town that was deserted in 1860 but has been left undisturbed.
Located on tiny Ocracoke Island, part of North Carolina's Outer Banks, Springer's Point Preserve is a bastion of undeveloped wilderness and an important wildife habitat. The Preserve relies on sponsorships and does not charge admission fees. It is open year-round.
Visitors to Ocracoke Lighthouse can pull off the road, take pictures of the lighthouse, and read a storyboard detailing its construction. The lighthouse is the oldest lighthouse in North Carolina in continuous service, and the second oldest in the United States.