The Ultimate Guide to the Waters of Kure and Carolina Beach
"I go the ocean to come down, to reconnect with the creator, to just be happy."by Nnedi Okorafor
Water, water everywhere and if you are a kayaker, boater, standup paddleboarder, surfer or just a water lover there is no place better to take a vacation than Kure or Carolina Beach. This week we have all the best places to access, enjoy or otherwise explore the awesome waterways of the North Carolina Coast's best vacation destination. Grab your gear and get ready for a day on the water. Here we go with the ultimate guide to the waters of Kure and Carolina Beach.
Explore The Deep Blue Depths
The waters of Kure Beach hide a diver's dream. Kure Beach is home to the ruins of Civil War ships, fossils and other treasures from the past. Looking for a diving adventure? Several of the local dive shops offer tours making it possible to explore many of the local underwater treasures. These chartered dives feature outings that explore the shipwrecks and natural ledges. If you don't have a diving certification, don't worry most of the shops also offer diving classes. What a cool way to spend some time during your Kure or Carolina Beach vacation!
Don't forget to visit the North Carolina Underwater Archaeology Center, located right in Kure Beach. The center exhibits dive sites all over the North Carolina coast. You can also learn about the research being conducted along the North Carolina coast. Currently, there is an estimated 1,000 shipwrecks and sunken boats in North Carolina's waters.
Come Sail Away
Sailors will love sailing the waters around Carolina and Kure Beach. Unlike many destinations along the Carolina coast, Carolina Beach has a protected mooring field that is the perfect place to visit. All reservations are made online. Mooring fees are $20.00 per night and includes access to a public restroom and shower facilities. The best part of bringing your sail boat to Carolina Beach is that you are just a two-minute walk from the beach!
Three Great Places To Launch A Kayak
If you love paddling on a crystal clear Carolina day, then no place is better to visit than Carolina Beach or Kure Beach. The local waterways offer visitors places to kayak on the ocean, salt marshes, and ICW. Each location has its own unique character, challenges, and beauty. Don't forget, our waterways are shared by sailors, fishing vessels, commercial vessels, swimmers, and surfers. Stay alert and have an awesome time at one or all of these three kayak launches.
Bring Your Boat
With loads of public boat ramps, local marinas, and an extensive network of boat services Pleasure Island, is the perfect place to bring your favorite center-console. Of course, all boats are welcome and with miles of waterways to explore there is simply no shortage of boating opportunities in the waters around Carolina and Kure Beach. One favorite is a ride through Snow's Cut. Don't forget, many of our properties feature covered areas for boat storage and large driveways so, your boat is never far away.
Now that you have all the best ways to get on and enjoy the local water, all that is left to do is to find the perfect Carolina or Kure Beach vacation home. Of course, here at Victory Beach Vacations, we make that easy. Just remember to BOOK DIRECT AND SAVE! Don't pay extra traveler's fees... BOOK DIRECTLY with Victory Beach Vacations, where we guarantee the lowest rates on our properties! Many outside sites charge TRAVELER'S & SERVICE FEES. Please be sure to book through our website or call our reservationists at (888) 256-4804.