Attractions and Entertainment
Wild Horse and 4 Wheel Drive Tours - Over the past four centuries, Corolla’s wild horses have watched as deserted dunes have become studded with hundreds of houses. Take a guided tour and see Corolla’s Wild horses or rent a Jeep for a self guided tour.
Bob’s Off Road Wild Horse Adventure Tour (252) 453-8602
Corolla Adventure Tours (252) 489-2020 www.wildhorsetour.com
Corolla Outback Adventures (252) 453-4484 www.corollaoutback.com The convoy departs from the beach access ramp past Corolla Village. The 20+ mile, round-trip heads North toward the Virginia state line and Carova Beach led by your personal guide who is both knowledgeable and informative.
Wild Horse Safari Back Country Outfitters and Guides (252) 453-0877
Kitty Hawk Aero Tours (252) 441-8687
Corolla Jeep Rentals (252) 453-6899
Beach Jeeps of Corolla (252) 453-6141 www.beachjeepsofcorolla.com
Water Sports and Recreation -Water sports enthusiasts can hit the waves on jet skis, wave runners, kayaks, parasailing, hang gliding, kite surfing, and more! Take a surf lesson or rent the necessary equipment or even spend a day horseback riding on the beach. Jet skis and wave runners are only allowed in the Currituck Sound.
Corolla Surf Shop (252) 453-WAVE
Has surfboards, stand-up paddle boards, body boards, skim boards, skateboards, rash guards, sunglasses, surf lessons, surf board rentals, and more!
Corolla Kayak Company (252) 453-0077
Rent kayaks, canoes or take a guided tour!
Corolla Adventure Tours (252) 489-2020
Discover some of the most unique sights the Outer Banks has to offer with our air-conditioned Suburban tours or personal Jeep Off-Road Adventure Tours. Our friendly and knowledgeable guides take you onto the pristine northern beaches - accessible only with a 4x4 vehicle. We guarantee to find you the Wild Corolla Mustang Ponies or your money back.
Corolla Water Sports (252) 453-6900
Corolla’s premier water sports location! Wave runners, parasail to 1200’ with 1,2 or 3 people per flight, kayaks, paddleboats, fishing trips, boat rentals and more.
Kitty Hawk Sports (800) 948-0759
We are known for our quality surf and outdoor sportswear brands, unique obx clothing, and specialty equipment for kayaking, surfing, skim boarding, body boarding and other water sports activities.
Kitty Hawk Kites (877) FLY-THIS
Free kite flying lessons for beginners or advanced flying! Single line, stunt kite and power kiting.
Equine Adventures (252) 995-4897
We explore trails through the only Maritime Forest on the Outer Banks, including the Buxton Woods, the NC Coastal Reserve, and the National Park Service. As we come out of the woods and cross the last sand dune before the beach, the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse and Cape Point are just off to the left. Miles of pristine beaches await us, and our horses! Ride with us and you will see the natural beauty of Hatteras Island from a completely different perspective.
Bumper Cars (252) 453-9100
Fun for all ages! Fun contact action ride with new air-cushioned bumper system.
Corolla Raceway (252) 453-9100
Race our challenging Go-Kart track or enjoy our arcade and concessions.
Dance Heads (252) 453-2510
Create a hilarious DVD vacation memory by lip-synching to great pop hits while your head is super imposed on a professional dancer’s body in a music video!
Island Revolution Skate Park (252) 453-2440
We have a fantastic skate park behind the shop built by some local rippers from the Outer Banks. Our goal as a shop is to offer surfing and skating knowledge and providing it with a smile. Life is too short to be in a bad mood all the time and that's the way we feel. Everyone that comes into IR is family! We offer some of the hottest brands in the surf and skate scene from Oneill, RVCA, Analog, Ambiguous, Dragon, Lucy Love and many more.
Miss Kitty’s Olde Time Photo (252) 457-5011
Bring your friends, family, even your pets! Gifts, photo albums, picture frames, tin toys, and more!
Gearworks Laser Tag & Fun Center (252) 480-8512
Enjoy the Outer Banks newest family fun center! Gearworks offers Laser Tag, inflatable bounces, arcade, concessions and free WIFI. Located at MP 10.5 in South Beach Plaza, half-way between the Wright Brothers Memorial and Jockey's Ridge. Open daily 10am to 11pm, Memorial Day to Labor Day. Call for Spring and Fall hours.
Flight Line Aviation (800) 916-3226
Coastal Helicopters (252) 475-4354
Flighseeing tours, aerial photography, video flights, gift certificates, and more! OBX helicopter tours provide the ULTIMATE THRILL! Be sure to bring your camera to capture the ultimate unobstructed panoramic view that only a helicopter can offer!
The Grass Course (252) 453-4198
Corolla Adventure Golf & Bumper Cars (252) 457-7777
810 Ocean Trail, Corolla. This bright new spot offers many choices for family fun. Choose one of the Corolla themed mini-golf courses (complete with a miniature Whalehead Club and Currituck Lighthouse) or play all three. The more adventurous can try out the Spin Zone bumper cars. Not in the mood to play? Enjoy a sweet snack from the icecream bar instead.
Golf Links (252) 453-6900 Beautiful Soundfront miniature golf course featuring several holes on a scenic island. 18 hole par 54 course provides affordable fun for the entire family!
Historic Outer Banks Sights
Jockeys Ridge (252) 441-2993
Jockey's Ridge is the tallest active sand dune system in the Eastern United States. Shifting winds are constantly reshaping the dunes. The park also offers hang-gliding through Kitty Hawk Kites.
Wright Brothers Memorial (252) 441-7430
The first successful sustained powered flights in a heavier-than-air machine were made here by Wilbur and Orville Wright on December 17, 1903. A 60-foot granite monument in Kill Devil Hills commemorates their achievement.
Currituck Heritage Park and Museum Shop (252) 453-9040
Once you've finished your tour at the Whalehead Club you should head over to the Museum Shop for some souvenirs. The original roof shingles when replaced were made into ornaments, jewelry, etc! Don't miss the Center for Wildlife Education offering educational programs for all ages.
The Elizabeth II (252) 475-1500
A full-size reproduction of a 16th century sailing ship and is named for one of the seven vessels that sailed from England to the New World in 1584. Docked at Roanoke Island Festival Park.
North Carolina Aquarium (252) 473-3493
Discover the marine ecosystems, ocean, estuaries, rivers, streams, and other aquatic environments that thrive on the Outer Banks.
The Elizabethan Gardens (252) 473-3234
Quiet beauty of the foliage in this 16th century styled English garden is here for your enjoyment. A great place for your Outer Banks wedding!
The Corolla Chapel
The chapel is tucked away behind the Currituck Beach Lighthouse in Corolla Village. Located down a dusty road and hidden by trees, it is the quaintest and charming church you will ever see. Built in 1885 and recently expanded to accommodate its growing attendance.
The Lost Colony (252) 473-3414
At the Waterside Theatre on Roanoke Island this symphonic drama details the arrival and disappearance, recreated in America's longest running outdoor drama.
Outer Banks Lighthouses
Currituck Lighthouse (252) 453-4939
In the village of Corolla. On December 1, 1875 the beacon of the Currituck Lighthouse filled the remaining "dark spot" on the North Carolina coast between Cape Henry light to the north and Bodie Island to the south. Open for climbing spring through late fall, Admission: $7.00 for all people 8 years and older.
Bodie Island Lighthouse (252) 441-5711
Located eight miles south of US-158 and US-64 intersection and within the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, this 156-foot tall horizontally-striped lighthouse is not open for climbing.
- Ocracoke Lighthouse (888) 493-3826
Located in the fishing village of Ocracoke on Ocracoke Island and is the oldest operating lighthouse in North Carolina. The present structure is the third congress authorized the money to build the present tower which stands 75 feet tall. The lighthouse was cemented and whitewashed in 1868, giving it the appearance it has today.
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse (252) 995-4474
The tallest brick beacon in the world, standing 208-feet high. The substantial structure, built in 1870, is black and white spiral-striped and the international symbol of the North Carolina coast. Visitor's Center and grounds open year-round. Opening for climbing mid-April through Columbus Day. Lighthouse Climbing Fees: $7.00 Adults, $3.50 Children under 12 (must be at least 42" tall); seniors 62 and older; disabled $3.50 with a National Parks and Federal Recreation Lands Senior or Access Pass.