- Our list of the best things to do in Southport, North Carolina, features the top 131 nearby activities — including 72 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Southport, NC has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Water Activities, Tours, Amusement, and Outdoor Places.
- The results below include the top 23 things to do within the city of Southport, NC , followed by 108 popular activities in nearby cities, including Wilmington, Wrightsville Beach, Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, Oak Island, Bald Head Island, Holden Beach and Ocean Isle Beach
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100% 115 votes
807-A Howe St., Southport, NC MoreLess Info
Located in the historic village of Southport, the Adventure Company - Day Tours features bicycle and walking tours through the streets of Southport and along the Cape Fear River, and kayak tours and rental services for beginner through advanced kayakers.
100% 138 votes
W Moore St. and Brunswick St, Southport Town Marina, Southport, NC 28461 MoreLess Info
Lighthouse WaterSports - Private Tours is an excursion company that offers kayak tours, boat tours, and kayak rentals. The most popular tour is the 2-hour eco kayaking adventure that goes through a blackwater creek.
96% 208 votes
204 E. Moore Street, Southport, NC 28461 MoreLess Info
Located at the juncture of the Atlantic Ocean and Cape Fear, the North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport preserves the legacy of the interaction between people, sea and river. The museum includes the only working periscope in the North Carolina Maritime Museum network.
100% 33 votes
210 East Brown Street, Southport, NC 28461 MoreLess Info
No matter the season or time of year, Kelly Allen Sailing offers relaxing and scenic excursions on the Atlantic Ocean. A fun outing for groups, sack lunches and beverages are welcome aboard the vessel.
100% 36 votes
101 Live Oak Turn, Southport, NC 28461 MoreLess Info
Accommodating visitors of all skill levels, Barrier Island Excursions hosts stand up paddleboard excursions to the surrounding marshes. Visitors can paddleboard to barrier islands like Oak Island and go bird watching during the trip.
99% 80 votes
5001 O'Quinn Blvd, Southport, NC 28461 MoreLess Info
Owned and operated by the husband-and-wife team of Jim and Barbara Carey, Endless Summer Day Tours is a charter tour company specializing in excursions along the Cape Fear River. Custom or stock itineraries are available.
95% 60 votes
203 E Bay St, Southport, NC 28461 MoreLess Info
Visitors can learn about the town's military history at Southport Fun Tours. The tour takes place in a three row golf cart as the guide drives around significant sites in Southport.
93% 90 votes
105 S Howe St, Southport, NC 28461 MoreLess Info
The Silver Coast Winery Tasting Room offers wine tasting of the wines produced by the Silver Coast Vineyard. In addition, they offer an art gallery, a gift shop, and space for formal affairs like weddings.
100% 34 votes
106 Yacht Basin Drive, Southport, NC 28461 MoreLess Info
Based in Southport, North Carolina, Priority Sailing teaches the art of sailing aboard the Carolina Breeze, a 26-foot vessel. The company also offers captained sailing excursions to local areas of historical interest.
94% 16 votes
Southport Marina, Southport, NC MoreLess Info
Captain Nancy Hahn offers serene tours of the lower Cape Fear River aboard her vessel, Tugboat. Captain Hahn offers free passage to children under age 5. Tours last 90 minutes and highlight the presence and role of wildlife in the area where the river empties into the Atlantic Ocean.