Wilmington Kayak Tours

Explore the Cape Fear Region With Kayak Carolina

Our guided kayak tours are a great way to experience nature, get some exercise and even learn about nature. We offer kayak tours in Wilmington, Carolina Beach, Fort Fisher, and visit fun locations all over the Cape Fear region.

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ZEKE’S ISLAND FAMILY ADVENTURE TOUR

KURE BEACH, CAROLINA BEACH

Cost: $60 Per Person
Duration: 3 Hours
Launch Point: Zeke’s Island Reserve

This tour is for kayakers of all ages! On this tour, you’ll often experience calmer waters, depending on the tides and weather. If you’re looking for calmer, glassy waters, we recommend that you book during the early morning or evening hours. Keep in mind that the waters are somewhat unpredictable. Our Kure Beach guided kayak tours are focused on sight-seeing and exploring, so we’ll stop several times throughout our journey so that you can explore on foot!  So don’t worry, this isn’t three hours of intense paddling!

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ZEKE’S ISLAND NATURE TOUR AND FORT FISHER BASIN

KURE BEACH, CAROLINA BEACH

Cost: $60 Per Person
Duration: 3 Hours
Launch Point: Zeke’s Island Reserve

The nature tour ventures out into the flat water of the Fort Fisher basin where there is little or no boat traffic, perfect for kayakers. This salt marsh is 8,000 acres and part of the Colonial Water Birds Nesting Area and the National Estuarine Research Reserve, so it has quite a diversity of bird, marine, and plant life. Your guide is very knowledgeable about the wild life and the history of the area providing a unique nature experience you can only get in a kayak. This is a great tour for kayakers at all levels of experience. You can usually expect smooth, calm waters during this time, with often low tides. 

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ZEKE’S ISLAND SUNRISE PADDLE

KURE BEACH, CAROLINA BEACH

Cost: $60 Per Person
Duration: 2.5 Hours
Launch Point: Zeke’s Island Reserve

On this tour, you’ll make your way through the calm, glassy, glistening waters along Zeke’s Island. Paddling through the waters at this time is often very minimal effort, so great for relaxation and enjoying the sights. Oftentimes the moon will still be out, and in the event of a full moon, you may even catch a glimpse of it set as the sun rises. There’s a reason that this tour is a favorite among our guides! You can also expect to see various kinds of birds, fish, and turtles, all dependent on what nature allows!

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SHARK’S TOOTH ISLAND

WILMINGTON & WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH NC

Cost: $60 Per Person
Duration: 3 Hours
Launch Point: River Road Park

If you’re looking for both a kayaking adventure and an on-foot exploration for shark teeth, fossils, shells, and more, then this is the right tour for you! Many families and small groups love this tour because you’re able to leave with items from nature that will let you remember the experience for years to come! Sharks Tooth Island fossil and tooth hunting is a day we guarantee you and yours will never forget. There are numerous islands in the river that offer opportunities for exploring and enjoying a picnic with your group.

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MASONBORO ISLAND

WILMINGTON & WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH NC

Cost: $60 Per Person
Duration: 3 Hours
Launch Point: Trail’s End County Park

Masonboro Island is a beautiful, hidden treasure right in front of us between Wilmington and Wrightsville Beach. On this tour, we paddle to the backside of Masonboro Island and then walk on a footpath over to a place where the group can go beachcombing, waving, and shelling. You can expect this tour to go at a very relaxed pace with a mixture of paddling and on-foot exploration. While this tour does have a bit more paddling than other tours of ours, it’s not strenuous because the waters are very calm.

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Black River Kayak Tour - Kelly, NC

BLACK RIVER TOUR

KELLY, NC

Cost: $60 Per Person
Duration: 3 Hours
Launch Point: Newbys Park

Experience the beauty of North Carolina’s Black River with our guided kayak tours or rentals! While paddling along the tranquil waters of the Black River, you will be immersed in the stunning beauty of nature. Come and witness ancient cypress trees draped in Spanish moss, spot wildlife like river otters and herons, and discover hidden gems along the way. Whether you’re a seasoned paddler or a first-time explorer, our experienced guides will ensure a safe and memorable journey.

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Town Creek Kayak Tour - Winnabow, NC

TOWN CREEK TOUR

WINNABOW, NC

Cost: $60 Per Person
Duration: 3 Hours
Launch Point: New Brunswick Nature Park

Embark on an unforgettable journey through the serene waters of Town Creek in Brunswick County. Discover the natural beauty and rich history of this picturesque waterway. Glide past amazing ghost forests, observe wildlife in their natural habitat, and float down the calm water. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced paddler, Town Creek is an unparalleled adventure for all. Book your kayak tour or rental with us today, and let the exploration begin.

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