Because of seasonal hours, please call or check individual websites before visiting.

50 South Surf Shop

50 South Surf Shop

We welcome you to 50 South. The best in surf gear and surf-inspired apparel for the whole family. We provide surfboard and beach bike rentals, surf lessons, skateboards, surfwear and surf-inspired clothing.

Beach, Shopping, , ,

302 S. Topsail Dr.
Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: 910-328-7911| Fax:
Website: www.surf50south.com
/what-to-do/category/beach

Hours:

In Season 9:00am- 7:00pm. Off Season 10:00 am-6:00pm. Closed Wednesdays during the off season.

A&B Saltwater Adventures

A&B Saltwater Adventures

A&B Saltwater Adventures LLC is a veteran-owned and operated company. With over 20 years of experience on the water both civilian and military training, we take pride in ensuring our guests have a safe and enjoyable time on the water. It is our goal to provide a unique Saltwater Adventure for each of our guests. We understand the meaning of value and strive to provide all of our guests with a trip they will remember. A&B Saltwater Adventures utilizes and offers the finest equipment available to ensure we make memories of what we catch. Come share our passion for the saltwater and catching big fish while you spend quality time with your family and friends.

Get Outdoors, Beach, Fishing, ,

912 A. Anderson Blvd.
Topsail Beach, NC 28445
Phone: 910-915-5256| Fax:
Website: www.absaltwateradventures.com/
Email: /what-to-do/category/beach
Hours:
Boating Access - Surf City

Boating Access - Surf City

Enjoy fishing on the Intracoastal Waterway. Primary fish species are: red drum, Southern flounder and spotted seatrout.

Fishing, Get Outdoors, Beach, ,

517 Roland Ave.
Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: 919-707-0010| Fax:
Website: www.ncwildlife.org
Email: /what-to-do/category/beach
Hours:
Bush Marina

Bush Marina

Located in the heart of Topsail Beach. Conveniently located near shops, restaurants and the beach. Access the waterway any time day or night as our marina is open to the public at all times. An attendant is available during various hours to assist you in your boating needs. Topsail Beach Marina has 8 boat slips available for rental. Only one parking per boat slip is allowed.

Beach, Fishing, EcoTourism, ,

912 S Anderson Blvd.
Topsail Beach, NC 28445
Phone: 910-328-2746| Fax:
Website: www.topsailbeach.org
/what-to-do/category/beach
Hours: Open to the public any time, day or night.
East Coast Sports

East Coast Sports

We are headquarters for your ultimate fishing trip.  We have a specialist for inshore and offshore fishing, boating, clothing and beach accessories.  We can also help charter a boat to get you out on the water.  For more information please visit our website.

Get Outdoors, Beach, Fishing, ,

409 Roland Ave.
Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: 910-328-1887| Fax:
Website: www.eastcoastsports.com
Email: /what-to-do/category/beach
Hours:

7 days a week, 8am-9pm year-round, May-August 6:30am -11pm

Ecological Marine Adventures

Ecological Marine Adventures

Ecological Marine Adventures provides kids with an exciting opportunity to explore the coast of Topsail Island; we are a Marine Education Center that specializes in the education of children. We offer a wide variety of activities with something for the whole family! Kids can participate in Ocean Adventure Day Camps, Beach Adventure Walks, Little Guppy's Surf School and Family Night Time Ghost Crab Hunts! Children participating in EMA adventures will have fun, learn cool stuff and see the world in a new and exciting way!

Get Outdoors, Beach, , ,

106 North Topsail Dr.
Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: 910-515-9751| Fax:
Website: www.ecologicalmarineadventures.com/
Email: /what-to-do/category/beach
Hours: Tues. 10am-6pm, Wed. 9am-12:30pm, Thurs. 9am-5pm, Fri. 10am-12:30pm, Sat. 11am-6pm.  Please call to confirm hours prior to arrival.
Herring's Outdoor Sports

Herring's Outdoor Sports

Our beautiful retail store is stocked with the highest quality brands of men's and women's apparel including Patagonia, The North Face, Mountain Khakis, Kuhl, Ex Officio, Royal Robbins, prAna, Carve Designs, Horny Toad and the popular Life is good. We also carry footwear by Merrell, Keen, Teva, Chaco, UGG, Sanuk, Crocs, and Olukai. We have carefully selected products that meet our high standards of quality, function, durability, and value. We invite you to shop for the "new" little old store in person or online. Herring's Outdoor Sports is the premier kayak outfitter on Topsail Island offering the island's only onsite launch for both kayaks and paddleboards. With the warm water, great weather, and Carolina blue skies, and the amazing combination of scenery and wildlife, it is no wonder that kayaking is such a popular recreational activity. Come in and let our friendly and knowledgeable staff get you ready for your fun paddling adventure in no time.

Beach, Fishing, Shopping, , EcoTourism

701 N New River Dr.
Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: 910-328-3291| Fax:
Website: www.herringsoutdoorsports.com; www.herringskayaks.com
/what-to-do/category/beach
Hours: 7 days a week, September-April 9am-4pm, April-May 8am-6pm, May-September 7am-until
Hullabaloo

Hullabaloo

Hullabaloo is an indoor children's recreation center geared toward walking children - 9 years of age.

Beach, , , ,

16747 Hwy 17 North, Suite 210
Hampstead, NC 28443
Phone: 910-821-1250| Fax:
Website: www.HullabalooPlay.com
/what-to-do/category/beach
Hours: Monday-Saturday 9am - 5pm, Sunday 1pm - 5pm
Jolly Roger Pier

Jolly Roger Pier

The Jolly Roger Inn provides excellent oceanfront accommodations in the village of Topsail Beach, North Carolina. Topsail Island offers miles of sandy beaches, outstanding fishing, quaint shops and restaurants, and all water sports, with great golf nearby. Topsail is a unique treasure, a place where you can enjoy our many activities, or just take it easy and enjoy the view! The Jolly Roger Inn has 65 bedrooms, efficiencies, and suites; most have balconies with outstanding views of the beach strand and the Atlantic Ocean. Our experienced staff takes pride in providing our guests with true Island Hospitality! The Jolly Roger is located within walking distance of Uncrowded Ocean Beaches, Deep-Water Sound, Our Fishing Pier, Grill, and Shop, Restaurants and Gift Shops, Bookstore and Coffee Shop, Skating Rink and Putt-Putt, Partyboat and Boat Ramp, Museum and Sea Turtle Hospital Topsail Inlet is just a few minutes away by boat, and there are five golf courses within half an hour's drive. Please call soon to make reservations for a vacation you will long remember!

Fishing, Beach, EcoTourism, ,

803 Ocean Blvd.
Topsail Beach, NC 28445
Phone: 910-328-4616| Fax:
Website: thejollyroger.com/index.php?c=pierp=fishing
/what-to-do/category/beach
Hours: Thursday-Sunday, 24 hours
Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue  Rehabilitation Ctr

Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue Rehabilitation Ctr

Located on the mainland side just west of the Surf City Bridge, the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue Rehabilitation Center is a nonprofit organization whose mission is the rescue, rehabilitation and release of sick and injured sea turtles. An important component of the mission is education outreach pertaining to sea turtles, the ocean and conservation. Come and see the recovering turtles and take a tour of our facility. Tours are available June through the December. Check our website and Facebook page for seasonal hours which vary. We have lots of turtle items in the gift shop that are sure to delight you and their purchase helps to fund our program. We are an all volunteer run organization and appreciate your support. For more than twenty years volunteers with the Topsail Turtle Project have monitored the beaches of Topsail Island, staking off and protecting the nests of endangered sea turtles. Visit our website at www.seaturtlehospital.org or our Facebook page for more information: www.facebook.com/seaturtlehospital

Beach, EcoTourism, , ,

302 Tortuga Lane
Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: 910-329-0222| Fax:
Website: www.seaturtlehospital.org
/what-to-do/category/beach
Hours: Visit our website at www.seaturtlehospital.org or Facebook Page at The Karen Beasley Sea Turtle rescue and Rehabilitation Center for seasonal tour hours and the most up to date information.
Kenneth D. Batts Family Park

Kenneth D. Batts Family Park

Park located on the sound features a slide, swings, camel back climber, picnic shelter, basketball court and a 920 foot boardwalk.

Beach, EcoTourism, , ,

911 South Topsail Drive
Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: 910-328-4887| Fax:
Website: www.townofsurfcity.com
/what-to-do/category/beach
Hours: sunrise to sunset
Missiles & More Museum

Missiles & More Museum

During World War II, a select group of young, daring, female pilots became not only pioneers but heroes. They were the WASP (Womens AirForce Service Pilots), the first women trained to fly American military aircraft. They served domestically, ferrying and testing, towing targets and training men to fly. The Missiles and More Museum opens on April with a new exhibit which traces the history of this elite group of women and pays tribute to their service and valor. Other exhibits at the Museum include: Pirates of the Carolinas, Operation Bumblebee, Camp Davis, The Towns of Topsail Island, Topsail's Natural Beauty and Fragility, Traces of Native Americans on the Island and an International Shell Exhibit.

History Culture, Beach, , ,

720 Channel Blvd.
Topsail Beach, NC 28445
Phone: 910-328-8663| Fax:
Website: www.missilesandmoremuseum.org
/what-to-do/category/beach
Hours: The first week of April through Mid May, Monday through Friday, 2 to 5 p.m. Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day weekend, Monday through Saturday, 2 to 5 p.m. After Labor Day weekend through mid October, Monday through Friday, 2 to 5 p.m.
Nelva R. Albury Recreation Area

Nelva R. Albury Recreation Area

Located across the street from one of our public beach access and adjacent to one of our public restroom facilities, the park is sure to be a family hit. In addition to the modular play system, there is a fire truck climb-on and a flippo rider.

Get Outdoors, Beach, , ,

101 Broadway St.
Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: 910-328-4887| Fax:
Website: www.townofsurfcity.com
Email: /what-to-do/category/beach
Hours: sunrise to sunset
Ohana Paddle Sports

Ohana Paddle Sports

At Ohana Paddle Sports, we take care to provide our customers high quality services personalized for their unique needs. We offer paddle board rentals for any environment; ocean, sound, river, racing and downwind. We offer private or group paddleboard lessons for flatwater or surf. Our instructors are WPA (World Paddle Association) Certified and have years of experiance. We also offer SUP Yoga on the paddleboards and race/paddle clinics.

Shopping, Beach, EcoTourism, Fishing,

206A S. Topsail Drive
Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: 910-328-1009| Fax:
Website: www.ohanapaddlesports.com
/what-to-do/category/beach
Hours:
Patio Playground

Patio Playground

We are the only Putt-Putt on the island. Family friendly for all ages. Original 1955 retro putt-putt. We have ice cream, bike rentals and an air conditioned arcade. DJ on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday nights plays oldies and break out your dancing shoes for Friday night DJ Dance Party and golf!

Beach, Golf, , ,

807 S Anderson Blvd.
Topsail Beach, NC 28445
Phone: 910-616-2814| Fax:
Website: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Patio-Playground/100893243335360?fref=ts
/what-to-do/category/beach
Hours: Monday - Sunday 10:00 am to 11:00 pm, call for seasonal hours.
Shipwreck Point Golf

Shipwreck Point Golf

Enjoy two 18-hole mini golf courses. The courses resemble a tropical island with a pirate theme.

Beach, Golf, , ,

107 Charlie Medlin Drive
Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: 910-329-4653| Fax:
Website:

Hours: Sunday - Thursday 10am to 10pm, Friday - Saturday 10am to 11am
Soundside Park

Soundside Park

A beautiful location for family fun. Located along the Intracoastal Waterway, this park has a boardwalk, playground, picnic shelters, fishing pier, amphitheater and a public boat access. The town of Surf City host many events throughout the year in the park including concerts and movies from Memorial Day to Labor Day. It is a scenic location for weddings, birthday parties and other family gatherings.

Beach, Fishing, EcoTourism, ,

517 Roland Avenue
Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: 910-328-4887| Fax:
Website: www.townofsurfcity.com
/what-to-do/category/beach
Hours: sunrise to sunset
Spinnaker Surf Shop

Spinnaker Surf Shop

Spinnaker Surf Shop is a local family owned store established in 1988 located in the heart of Surf City, on Topsail Island where you can rent a surfboard for $20 for 24 hours. The store is less than 100 yards from the ocean's edge where surfers and swimmers are free to swim anywhere except under the fishing pier. As you cross over the swing bridge onto the island, you can see the Jolly Roger flag flying high above the store during hours of operation. When you've had enough sun on the beach just walk over the dune and chill in the shade of the Arcade at Spinnakers and enjoy pool tables, foos ball games, and a large video game selection. Bare feet and sandy suits allowed!

Shopping, beach, , ,

111 N. Shore Dr.
Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: 910-328-2311| Fax:
Website: www.Spinnakersurf.com
/what-to-do/category/beach
Hours:
Surf City Community Center

Surf City Community Center

Facility includes tennis courts, a gymnasium, an exercise room, locker rooms/showers, classrooms, and a playground. A variety of classes are offered throughout the year, including fitness, welness, dance, art, cards and Cape Fear Community College Continuing Education classes. A variety of year-round athletic programs and leagues are also offered for adults and youths.

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201 Community Center Drive
Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: 910-328-4887| Fax:
Website: www.townofsurfcity.com
/what-to-do/category/beach
Hours:
Surf City Jet Ski Rentals

Surf City Jet Ski Rentals

Surf City Jet Ski Rentals offers jet ski rentals, and guided jet ski tours to folks in Surf City and Topsail Island. We can ensure that your vacation will not be just another trip to the beach, but an exhilarating experience you’re sure to remember! Reserve your day on the water now! Rentals include everything you need including life vest, fuel, and watercraft orientation.  Our new model 4-stroke Yamaha jet skis are meticulously maintained and guaranteed to exceed your expectations.  We have a life vest for all sizes and are cleaned regularly.  For the most comfortable experience, we recommend 1 rider per jet ski.

Get Outdoors, Beach, , ,

512 Roland Ave
Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: 910-899-8606| Fax:
Website: www.surfcityjetskirentals.com
Email: /what-to-do/category/beach
Hours:

Reservations strongly encouraged. Please remember to arrive 15-20 min early so we can prepare you for your adventure.

Surf City Ocean Pier

Surf City Ocean Pier

Topsail Island's first fishing pier. Originally built in 1948, it was destroyed by Hurricane Fran in 1996 and totally rebuilt and reopened in August of 1997. We have a large selection of bait and fully stocked tackle shop with rental equipment. We also have a gift shop with souvenirs and T shirts. For your convenience we have two large fish cleaning stations and lighting for all night fishing. Our grill is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner serving seafood and American foods. Enjoy our family fun environment with no alcohol.

Fishing, Beach, Shopping, , Eat

112 South Shore Dr.
Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: 910-328-3521| Fax:
Website: www.surfcityoceanpier.com
/what-to-do/category/beach
Hours: Easter - Thanksgiving, 6am-until
Surf City Surf School

Surf City Surf School

The Surf City Surf School is here to serve Topsail Island with professional surf instruction for any age or ability, from toddlers to grandparents! During our daily shred lessons or private lessons, we pride ourselves in safety, ocean knowledge, and, of course, SURFING! Located in the heart of Surf City, we are the only surf school on all of Topsail's 26 miles. Daily Shred lessons:  M-F 9-10:30 am and Noon-1:30pm.  Private lessons by appointment only.  Rentals available day or week.

Beach, Get Outdoors, , ,

106 B. North Topsail Dr.
Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: (910) 616-6318| | Fax:
Website: www.surfcitysurfschool.com
Email: /what-to-do/category/beach
Hours: Mon-Thurs. 8:30am-9:00pm, Fri. 8:30am-8pm, Sat-Sun 8:30am-9:00pm
The Skate Barn

The Skate Barn

Providing 16 years of skateboarding traditions - 6,000 sq feet indoor skate park with ramps, street 2 bowls, wall rides and more. Outside has concrete manual pad and 2 half pipes layered in steel. The Skate Barn was founded in November 1996. It was designed and build by Jim Rees along with Jimmy Ellington, President of Operations of the Skate Barn. Modern day Skate Barn activites include: contest, demos, skate camps and live music venues. For a list of upcoming events, checkout our website.

Beach, , , ,

14921 US Hwy 17 N
Hampstead, NC 28443
Phone: 910-270-3497| Fax:
Website: ww.theskatebarn.com

Hours: Mon - Fri: 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm, We open at 12 noon if school is out Sat: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm, Sun: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thomas Seafood, Produce, Bait  Tackle

Thomas Seafood, Produce, Bait Tackle

Family owned and operated for over 50 years. We have a grocery store with fresh produce and seafood. We have everything you need for a fresh seafood meal.

Seafood markets, Beach, , ,

14210 Hwy 50
Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: 910-328-4361| Fax:
Website:

Hours:
Tiki Tours

Tiki Tours

Come aboard the Tiki Queen Paddlewheel or the Tiki Time Pontoon to enjoy a relaxing cruise and see Topsail Island’s Hidden Treasures! Our Tiki Queen Paddleboat is available for a 2 hour Nature/History Tour along the intracoastal waterway and the back of Topsail Island. You'll learn about the history of the island's lookout towers, pirates and see our gorgeous waterway areas that only those with boats typically get to enjoy. If you’re ready to party then book a spot on our Tiki Queen during our 2-Hr Sunset Cruise. Put on your LUAU wear, bring your own drink and snack...and hop on board and enjoy tropical music and Topsail’s famous sunsets. Then after dark the disco ball and dance music comes on so you can dance your way back to the dock.  We also have the Tiki Time Pontoon available for private tours including our popular Shelling Tour, a 3-4 hr cruise down to Lea-Hutaff Island. An uninhabited island known for great shelling and bright blue shallow water to enjoy. We are also available for special occasions and weddings. So, sit back, relax and enjoy our beautiful area TIKI STYLE!

Beach, EcoTourism, , ,

Greater Surf City Area
Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: 910-650-3223| Fax:
Website: www.TikiToursNC.com
/what-to-do/category/beach
Hours: Available year-round for private charters / April through mid-September for individual tour seating.
Topsail Charter Fishing

Topsail Charter Fishing

We offer half, full, and three quarter days. Everything from clamming, crabbing, tubing on the soundside, to catching tuna and dolphin in the gulfstream. We have 30 charter boats and 10 different captains. Need a captain to pilot your boat and teach you how to fish or navigate? Try a Captain for hire. We now offer boat rentals, eco-tours and guided kayak trips.

Fishing, EcoTourism, Beach, , Eat

409 Roland Avenue
Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: 910-358-4912| Fax:
Website: www.topsailcharterfishing.com
/what-to-do/category/beach
Hours:
Topsail Island Tours on the Queen Jean

Topsail Island Tours on the Queen Jean

USCG approved deep-sea fishing vessel. Offering half-day fishing trips, kids fishing trips, scenic evening cruises, private fishing charters, and more.

Get Outdoors, Fishing, Beach, ,

Behind the Assembly Building
Topsail Beach, NC 28445
Phone: (910) 545-7433| Fax:
Website: www.facebook.com/The-Queen-Jean-Fishing-and-Excursion-Boat-628653227489440/

Hours:
Topsail Skating Rink

Topsail Skating Rink

A family-style skating rink is located in Topsail Beach above the Post Office at 714 S. Anderson Blvd. This rink is typically open 7PM - 10PM nightly during the summer. Roller skating only: no skate boards

Beach, , , ,

714 S. Anderson Blvd.
Topsail Beach, NC 28445
Phone: 910-328-2381| Fax:
Website:

Hours: Open March 1 to Labor Day, 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm nightly
Topsail Sunsational Rentals

Topsail Sunsational Rentals

Delivery Service Only: We understand you go on vacation to relax, not to hassle with finding a way to haul everything you own to the beach! SUNSATIONAL Rentals was created to fill the need for people who want to enjoy the beach lifestyle without having to haul their entire home necessities on vacation with them. As lifetime area residents, we're extremely familiar with the entire island and rental units. Let us take the hassle out of bringing those extra suitcases with linens in them and from buying beach odds amp; ends you only use once a year! After all, we've been hanging out on Topsail Island all our lives so we know what it takes for a great beach vacation. At Topsail SUNSATIONAL Rentals, we rent what you need for the beach!

Shopping, Beach, , ,

Online delivery service only.
Topsail Beach, NC
Phone: 910-328-6088| Fax:
Website: www.tirentals.com
/what-to-do/category/beach
Hours: 9-5 Everyday Year-round. Rental Reservation are online. If you need to call, leave a message. Someone will call you back asap.
Tucks Water Shuttle

Tucks Water Shuttle

Topsail Island. Shuttle to and from Lea Island and surrounding sandbars for scenic tours and island hoping. Sunset cruises and private charters available.

Beach, EcoTourism, , ,

636 Channel Blvd.
Topsail Beach, NC 28445
Phone: (910) 616-7106| Fax:
Website: https://www.facebook.com/TucksWaterShuttle/


Hours:

By Appointment only.

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