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The Atlantic Ocean and Bogue Sound provide the perfect setting for surfers of all levels. Surfers are drawn to the breaks and crashing waves at The Crystal Coast. If you can imagine it, the waters of The Crystal Coast can make it happen.

Visit any of our surf shops for rentals or information on learning how to surf.

Atlantic Beach Surf Shop

Since opening our doors in 1964, we've served generations of surfers, locals and travelers alike, offering the widest selection of Surf Equipment, Apparel and Accessories available.

View Website 515 West Fort Macon Road
Atlantic Beach, NC 28512

Bert's Surf Shop

Mr. Pearson, still surfing after 60, looked back over the growth of a Southern subculture. He began selling surfboards over 30 years ago in his shoe store in Kinston, an inland North Carolina community. Now Bert's Surf Shops populate the Carolina Coast.

View Website 304 W. Fort Macon Road
Atlantic Beach, NC 28512

Blown Kiteboarding

View Website 3205-A Hwy 24
Newport, NC 28570
(252) 269-9843

Carolina Kitesurfing

Stand up paddleboarding, kitesurfing & surfing lessons, tours, rentals and sales

View Website 142 Fairview Drive
Emerald Isle, NC 28594
(252) 659-2534

Emerald Isle Adventures, Inc.

Captains Roy and Hunter Heverly both were born and raised fishing the waters around Emerald Isle and the Crystal Coast. We offer great family fun as well as hard core fishing trips. Our main goal is to make sure you have a great time and catch fish. We depart from Island Harbor Marina in Emerald Isle which is close to Swansboro, Atlantic Beach, and Beaufort Inlet. Our local waters have great fishing and you don't have to go far to do it.

View Website 510 West Marina Drive
Emerald Isle, NC 28594
(910) 538-2749

Emerald Isle Surf Shop

3102 Emerald Drive
Emerald Isle, NC 28594
(252) 354-8422

Hot Wax Surf Shop And Camp

At HOT WAX SURF SHOP we are celebrating our 25th year as a core family owned surf shop with everything you need to surf, including the best instruction on the east coast. Brand name Sportswear, Clothing, Sunglasses, Hats, sandals and Accessories. A large selection of HOT WAX Tees for the entire family starting at only $12.99. Emerald Isle's largest selection of Surfboards, Stand-up Paddleboards, Kayaks, Skimmers, and Body boards, surfboard accessories, sales & repair. Used surf board appraisals are also available. Complete WATERSPORTS rentals, a wide verity of sizes and types to meet your needs. www.hotwaxsurf.com 252-354-6466.

View Website 200 Mallard Street
Emerald Isle, NC 28594
(252) 354-6466

Island Water Sports

612 Atlantic Beach Causeway
Atlantic Beach, NC 28512
(252) 422-0520

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