Play in emerald isle

Beach? Check. Boats? Yup. Boutiques? We got ‘em, and so much more. The communities of the Crystal Coast each have their own vibe and offer a variety of things to do, see, taste and learn. Whether you find your place on a paddle board on Bogue Sound or prefer a culinary tour of the area’s eateries, we know the perfect activity is just waiting for you to join. What excites you about the Coast? Explore our options to find out.

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Bogue Inlet Fishing Pier

Bogue Inlet Pier is newly rebuilt from Hurricane Irene and has been reconfigured to be Spanish Mackerel friendly on the end, in addition to allowing for an equal King Mackerel fishing area. We have an observation deck at the end of the pier where spectators can watch all of the action. There is no charge for spectators and we have plenty of beach parking.

100 Bogue Inlet Dr., Emerald Isle, NC 28594, United States

(252) 354-2919

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Emerald Club

Hottest night club in Emerald Isle! Indoor dance floor and bar, outdoor patio and tiki bar. One indoor and one outdoor stage where live bands play every weekend. We have all the ABC permits. Must be 21 and have a valid ID to enter.

8102 Emerald Drive, Emerald Isle, NC 28594, United States

(252) 354-2929

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Hot Wax Surf & Paddle Sports – Rentals, Sales, Instruction, Tours

At Hot Wax Surf Shop we are celebrating our 30th year as a core family and water-man 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  Authentic 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.  Complete Watersports rentals, Yoga, Wild by Nature Tours. The islands largest rental equipment variety. Able to Accommodate large groups www.hotwaxsurf.com.

200 Mallard Street, Emerald Isle, NC 28594, United States

(252) 354-6466

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Station Street Park

Beach access with parking area

11001 Coast Guard Road, Emerald Isle, NC 28594, United States

(800) 786-6962

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Wellness Massage & Yoga

“The difference is that we care.” These words are so very true to our 10+ year practice. We stand behind these words 110% and they are the muscle of our business.  We simply “care”. Massage & bodywork therapy is good for you. It’s been proven.  It is one of the #1 alternative therapies that people turn to when they choose not to mask a physical ailment with medication, the therapy that many choose when they are physically “stressed out”, the therapy that can help to calm a very busy mind. We are in the business to make you feel whole & to feel better both physically & mentally and to make your body agree with your mind by saying, “Yes this is exactly what I needed.” Whether you are a regular client of ours or happily visiting the area, the therapies applied are always based on YOUR needs…not ours. Feel comfortable in knowing that you have just found the therapy & therapists you have been looking for. Call today to schedule some downtime for yourself with a massage or join us for yoga, or perhaps both! Your body will thank you, your mind will thank you, we PROMISE!

8752 Reed Dr., Suite 8 Emerald Isle NC 28594

(252) 240-9296

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Crystal Coast Boat Charters and Rentals

Crystal Coast Boat Charters and Rentals was established to offer visitors to the Crystal Coast the chance to be a local for a day.  During a full service charter or rental, we strive to ensure that visitors to the area enjoy a fun filled day on the water, visiting islands and trying out exciting water sports equipment.  Our local guide who is knowledgeable about the changing shoals and tides of local waters will ensure that you and your family and friends are safe while enjoying all there is to offer on the Intracoastal Waterway.  We can help you create a custom tour or plan a special celebration.  The possibilities are endless– you may even see a pirate or find buried treasure! We pride ourselves on our excellent customer service, and have developed great relationships with long-standing clients because of it. Come see for yourself what makes our boat charters and rentals different from the rest.

6800 Emerald Dr, Emerald Isle, NC 28594

(910) 431-6190

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Emerald Isle Woods Disc Golf

9 hole Disc Golf Course

9404 Coast Guard Road, Emerald Isle, NC, United States

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Salt

Salt opened June of 2014 and we haven’t looked back yet, bringing a whole new meaning to night life in Emerald Isle and Carteret County. We feature the best in live music, DJs, parties and more. Reserve our VIP area for your party and get the extra touch for that special occasion.

325 Mangrove Drive EmeraldIsle, NC 28594

(252) 354-2740

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Salty Pirate Water Park of Emerald Isle

2018

August 25th (sat) – 10-7
26th (sun) – 10-5
30th (Thur) 10-7
31st (fri) 10-7

September 1st (sat) 10-7
2nd (sun) 10-5
3rd (mon) 10-7
7th (sat) 10-7
8th (sun) 10-5

8915 Reed Dr., Emerald Isle, NC 28594, United States

(252) 354-2609

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Cedar Street Park

(Located at the end of Cedar Street on the Sound Side). Parking Available for 10 cars with a pier and Public Sound Access. Launch your kayak from here!

7500 Emerald Drive, Emerald Isle, NC 28594, United States

(800) 786-6962

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Wyndtree Access

A single handicap parking space with beach access.

10535 Wyndtree Drive, Emerald Isle, NC 28594, United States

(800) 786-6962

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Bogue Sound Adventures

The Bogue Sound is one of the primary enticing backdrops on the Crystal Coast. Bordering all of the coastal beach towns from Emerald Isle to Atlantic Beach, and serving as a popular portion of the Intracoastal Waterway that cruises through this coastal Carolina region, the Bogue Sound is arguably the most popular – and the most visited – sound along the entirety of the Crystal Coast.

510 W Marina Dr, Emerald Isle, NC 28954

(252) 422-7873

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Emerald Isle Parks & Recreation

The Emerald Isle Parks & Recreation Department offers a wide variety of activities, programs and services for both residents & visitors alike. Folks of all ages are certain to find an activity for their enjoyment.

7500 Emerald Drive, Emerald Isle, NC 28594, United States

(252) 354-6350

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Hwy 58 Bicycles

Hwy 58 Bicycles is Emerald Isle’s only complete bicycle shop offering sales, service and rentals. We are known as the most complete bicycle shop on the Crystal Coast.

8802 Reed Drive, Emerald Isle, NC 28594

(252) 354-9006

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Up the Creek Outfitters

Up the Creek Outfitters invites you to escape to the seclusion of the “backcountry” and see North Carolina’s beautiful waters and beaches by kayak. Glide across warm, blue water and take in marine life, sights, and sounds of nature. Our guides are happy to explain this ecosystem’s uniqueness in plants, marine life, birds and natural history. Whether you’re vacationing in coastal North Carolina, or a local, there is sure to be a tour and location that excites you. Discover locations such as the Outer Banks, Emerald Isle, Beaufort, Edenton, New Bern, Swansboro, Brunswick County beaches and or make a daring adventure to see the Shackleford Banks horses and the Cape Lookout Lighthouse.

9404 Coast Guard Rd Emerald Isle, NC 28594

(252) 497-8882

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Nancy Lee Fishing Charters

The Nancy Lee Fishing Charters with Captain Lee Manning features the 45-foot Nancy Lee III and the 52-foot Nancy Lee V which are docked at the Nancy Lee Fishing Center located “between the bridges” in Swansboro, NC. The Nancy Lee Fishing Charters are designed to meet your group or individual needs. Headboat pricing (per person) and accessibility for larger private groups is available. Deep sea trolling, bottom fishing or perhaps its just a waterway or dolphin watch cruise, you’ll be glad you chose the Nancy Lee Fishing Charters!

128 E Corbett Ave, Emerald Isle, NC 28594, United States

(910) 326-4304

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Emerald Isle Woods Park

41-Acre park located off of Coast Guard Road, turn right before reaching Deer Horn Dunes. Walking trails and sound access. Seasons/Hours Open year round from sunrise to sunset.

7500 Emerald Drive, Emerald Isle, NC 28594, United States

(800) 786-6962

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Randy’s Way Access

A single handicap parking space with beach access.

9519 Ocean Dr., Emerald Isle, NC 28594, United States

(800) 786-6962

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Hot Wax Surf & Paddle Sports – Rentals, Sales, Instruction, Tours

At HOT WAX SURF SHOP we are celebrating our 30th year as a core family and water-man 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  Authentic 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.  Complete WATERSPORTS rentals,Yoga, Wild by Nature Tours. The islands largest rental equipment variety. Able to Accommodate large groups  www.hotwaxsurf.com.

200 Mallard Street, Emerald Isle, NC 28594, United States

(252) 354-6466

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The Popcorn Shoppe

Offering over 50 Gourmet flavors from sweet to savory! Visit our website to sign up for more info. The Popcorn Shoppe…Where Gourmet Taste Pops!

We also serve dippin’ dots and shaved ice!

8002 Emerald Drive, Emerald Isle, NC

(252) 354-7677

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Channel Drive Access

Provides 16 parking spaces and is located at intersection of Station St. & Coast Guard Road. Access the beach via Channel Dr.

11001 Station Street, Emerald Isle, NC 28594, United States

(800) 786-6962

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The Irish Pirate Trading Co. & Pub

Unique combination of a retail shop specializing in Irish and pirate goods. Best of all the space includes an authentic Irish Pub. Come join us for a totally unique shopping and socializing experience.

8700 Emerald Dr, Emerald Isle, North Carolina 28594

(252) 354-1227

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Island Time Tavern

13 rotating Craft beer taps, Wine, Soda, cold deli sandwiches, soft pretzels and other snacks to hold you over. 21+ and pets are allowed on the deck only. We are the only waterfront bar in Emerald Isle! Occasional live music or DJ and we have a TouchTunes jukebox to play your favorite songs on. You can also order out and eat here if you like. Wether you prefer inside or on the deck, come get a cold one and relax with us!

8700 Emerald Drive Ste. 24B Emerald Isle, North Carolina

(252) 354-2593

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The Carolina Wine Mixer

Welcome to your one-stop Wine and Craft Beer store, located in Emerald Isle NC!  Featuring over 108 different Vineyards and 60 breweries, you won’t be disappointed!

Carolina Wine Mixer is proud to announce we’ll be offering one wine and beer tasting each week!  More details to come!

No matter the occasion, we’ve got something to make your event/evening perfect!  Our trained staff will lead you in the right direction to that perfect glass of wine.

8700 Emerald Drive Unit 20 Emerald Isle NC 28594

(252) 354-3333

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Fun World Motorsports

Looking for some fun-filled activities for your Crystal Coast vacation? Be sure to add visiting Fun World to the list! Great for families, this amusement park offers go-karts, games and more. After you’ve hit the beach, hit the track at Fun World and take a go kart out for a spin.

9102 Coast Guard Rd Emerald Isle, North Carolina 28594

(252) 354-2313

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Blackskimmer Access

4-wheel Drive Access Point in the winter, single handicap parking space.

7500 Ocean Dr., Emerald Isle, NC 28594, United States

(800) 786-6962

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Island Harbor Marina

With channel access off the ICW, Island Harbor Marina has 150 wet slips for boats up to 50 feet, three launch ramps, a ships store, gas and diesel fuel, fenced storage for boats on trailers and boat rentals.

510 W. Marina Dr., Emerald Isle, NC 28594, United States

(252) 354-3106

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Day Five Art

Day Five is a family owned gallery located in Emerald Isle. Artist, Glenn Lamp, captures the beauty of sea life with vivid and bold colors that invite the admirer to see color, sea life and be happy. His work has been featured in design publications, movie sets, wildlife exhibits, commercial projects and high-end residential homes. But sea life art is his heart and thus begins the journey of Day Five. Glenn’s line of art is growing popularity fast and this year we have added a line of beach bags, clutches, pillows and t-shirts. We also teach classes three times a week and most of the classes sell out.

7702-D Emerald Drive Emerald Isle, North Carolina 28594

(252) 764-9607

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Beaufort Olive Oil Company

Fresh premium olive oils, vinegars, salts & provisions, available for sampling in our store or shipped straight to your door …

Beaufort Olive Oil Company is a specialty retail shop with our flagship original store located in the historic waterfront downtown of Beaufort along North Carolina’s Crystal Coast. Owned and operated by Clarke Merrell, Executive Chef & Owner at Circa 81 Tapas & Cocktaileria, Beaufort Olive Oil Company specializes in premium extra virgin olive oils, aged balsamic vinegars, gourmet & flavored salts, in addition to numerous artisanal and local culinary provisions. Beaufort Olive Oil Co. now has four locations – Beaufort, Morehead City, Swansboro and Emerald Isle.

8700 Emerald Drive, Emerald Isle NC

(252) 354-2868

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Eastern Regional Access

The site of the former old Emerald Isle Pier and provides 245 parking spaces, a picnic gazebo, outdoor showers, bathrooms, and drink machines.

2700 Emerald Dr., Emerald Isle, NC 28594, United States

1-800-786-6962

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Pirates Life 4 Us Fishing Charters

Guiding Inshore charters near Swansboro, Emerald Isle, Atlantic Beach, Morehead City, Beaufort, Bogue Sound

Fishing For: Inshore Spanish Mackerel, Flounder, Red Drum, Speckled Trout, Sheepshead, Black Drum
Services include: Inshore charter fishing, Eco-Tours, Island Excursions, Pirate Themed Birthday Adventure Parties for Kids

1/2 Day and Full Day charters available
Licensed USCG Captain, Fully insured and CPR Certified

Additional information can be found on the website and Facebook page.

Emerald Isle, NC, USA

(919) 285-9072

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Emerald Isle Adventures, Inc. | Fishing Charter & Pontoon Boat Rentals

Proud to be a family owned and operated business. Looking for things to do in Emerald Isle, NC ? Join Capt. Roy & Lisa Heverly for a good time on your outdoor adventure. Don’t forget so reserve your Family portraits!!!

6800 Emerald Dr, Emerald Isle, NC 28594

(910) 538-2749

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Western Regional Access

Provides 167 parking spaces including bathrooms, outdoor showers, volleyball courts, and a picnic gazebo.

299 Islander Dr., Emerald Isle, NC 28594, United States

(800) 786-6962

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Reel Outdoors Inc.

For over 22 years, “The Reel Outdoors” has been supplying fishermen with the best bait, tackle and marine supplies all under one roof! Conveniently located in the heart of Emerald Isle, our focus is to offer our customers the best service and local expertise. We carry one of the largest selections of fishing supplies on the Crystal Coast. We offer a large line of clothing brands, from Guy Harvey, Calcutta, Columbia, Rainbows, and Southern Fried Cotton. Our brands of sunglasses include Costa Del Mar, Sea Striker, and Calcutta. If you don’t see it, we can get it for you! Our experienced staff can help you every step of the way in making sure that you get the proper equipment you need for both inshore and offshore fishing.

7802 Emerald Dr, Emerald Isle, NC 28594

252-354-6692

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Teezher Charters

Teezher Charters is a full service saltwater offshore charter boat. We offer live bait, bottom and gulf stream fishing trips. Come fish with us to experience some of the best fishing on the Crystal Coast of North Carolina.

6800 Emerald Dr, Emerald Isle, NC 28594

(252) 240-9096

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Third Street Access

Furnishes 10 parking spaces in addition to a handicap ramp and an overlook picnic area.

305 Ocean Dr., Emerald Isle, NC 28594, United States

(800) 786-6962

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CXC Fishing

CXC Fishing offers a charter boat for offshore and inshore fishing on the Crystal Coast. Adventure awaits in Emerald Isle, NC!

311 Mangrove Dr, Emerald Isle, NC 28594

(919) 215-1950

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Emerald Isle Paddle Tours

Take a guided tour through the marshes and estuaries of Bogue Sound… By design, our tours use the wind and the tide to slowly propel you through our beautiful aquatic paradise. No experience is necessary just show  up and paddle!

Emerald Isle, NC, United States

(252) 876-2595

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Emerald Plantation Cinemas

Come see a movie and the Emerald Isle’s premier cinema!

8700 Emerald Drive, Emerald Isle, NC 28594, United States

(252) 354-7263

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The Goose Bar at Goose Creek Growler Company

The Goose Bar is located alongside the Goose Creek Growler Company in beautiful Emerald Isle, NC. Once you cross the bridge we’re 1 mile on the right (yellow building with a blue roof).

200 Mallard Dr Emerald Isle, North Carolina, NC 28594

(252) 424-8391

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Emerald Isle Boating Access Area

The access includes 4 ramps and 112 vehicle/trailer spaces, making it the largest public boat launching facility along the North Carolina coast.

The access will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

NC 58 (Emerald Drive) near Mile Marker 18-adjacent to Chapel by the Sea, Emerald Isle, NC 28594, United States

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