Wrightsville Beach Park

Wrightsville Beach Park

The sunny Wrightsville Beach Park, conveniently located in the heart of town, is a fantastic destination for an outdoor adventure that doesn't necessarily entail a trip to the beach. Adjacent to the Wrightsville Beach...

Aussie Island Surf Shop

Wrightsville Beach has a dedicated local and visiting surfing community, and newcomers or old pros who need to upgrade their equipment and gear can make an easy stop at Aussie Island Surf Shop. Located on Lumina Avenue...

Blockade Runner Soundside Rentals

Vacationers can enjoy a world of on-the-water fun through the accommodating and centrally located Blockade Runner Soundside Rentals. Situated on the edge of the popular Blockade Runner Beach Resort, and close to both...

Cape Fear Paddleboarding

Wilmington and Wrightsville Beach vacationers can dive into the region’s newest and hottest sport with a visit to Cape Fear Paddleboarding. Offering a wealth of guided tours, lessons, fitness classes and rentals...

Capt. Jot Owens / Jot It Down Fishing Charters

Capt. Jot Owens / Jot It Down Fishing Charters is a popular inshore and near-shore fishing charter that provides friendly and professional fishing trips to some of the Cape Fear region’s most productive local...

Carolina Flyboard

Enjoy a James Bond-style adventure that’s well off the beaten path with a visit to Carolina Flyboard. This Zapata Racing Distributor for the Carolinas provides FlyBoard instruction for patrons who want to glide...

Crystal South Surf Camp

Wrightsville Beach is well-known in North Carolina surfing circles, and new visitors can join in the fun with a lesson or camp at the homegrown Crystal South Surf Camp. Featuring a full array of lessons that’s...

Diving Carolina

Scuba Divers can embark on an underwater adventure that’s second to none with a dive trip that’s chartered by Diving Carolina. This Wrightsville Beach-based diving center offers a myriad of customized trips...

Fred and Alice Stanback Coastal Education Center

Serving as a regional hub for the North Carolina Coastal Federation, the Fred and Alice Stanback Coastal Education Center is a unique destination in the heart of Wrightsville Beach that offers a wealth of events and...

Johnnie Mercer’s Pier

Any experienced visitor will attest that one of the best things about the North Carolina coastline is the fishing, and the Johnnie Mercer's Pier is a prime locale for Wrightsville Beach visitors to tackle the...

King Neptune Restaurant

King Neptune Restaurant is an all-encompassing breakfast, lunch, dinner and late-night hot spot that boasts a friendly hometown vibe, and a big wave of classic American fare with a coastal and southern influence. Known...

Masonboro Island Coastal Estuarine Reserve

Situated on the edge of the Cape Fear Coastline in between the bustling towns of Wrightsville Beach and Carolina Beach, the Masonboro Island Estuarine Reserve is a unique slice of undeveloped and natural barrier island...

Nauti Times Rental Boats

Frequent visitors know that the Cape Fear area is best explored by water, and vacationers can embark on their own afternoon, day-long, or even weeklong adventure with a vessel from Nauti Times Rental Boats. Featuring a...

Offshore Account Charters

Wilmington anglers who want to reel in a big catch can book an offshore, deep sea and / or Gulf Stream trip through Offshore Account Offshore Fishing Charter. Boasting more than 15 years of experience in the local...

Poe’s Tavern

Poe’s Tavern is an effortlessly chic spot for Happy Hour drinks, a post-beach meal, or a late night adventure with friends reminiscing about the day over a round of beers or two. Featuring a cool brick and dark...

Reliant Marine

There are plenty of ways to have fun in the water with Sea Gate Boating and Reliant Marine. This boat rental, maintenance, training, and charter destination in an all-encompassing spot for vacationers and locals alike...

Sean's Private Surf Instruction

Vacationers who want a friendly, safe and effective means of learning to ride the waves can sign up for a lesson with Sean's Private Surf Instruction. Operating under the unique philosophy of having one instructor per...

South End Surf Shop

From wet suits and body boards, to Stand-up paddle board (SUP) or surfing lessons, the iconic South End Surf Shop has everything a vacationer needs to go out and enjoy those pristine Atlantic waves. Located in a...

Stanback Coastal Education Center

The Stanback Coastal Education Center is one of the newest landmarks in Wrightsville Beach, and is an all-encompassing station for preserving the local history and ecology for future generations. Boating a facility that...

Vonda Kay Deep Sea Fishing

Vonda Kay Deep Sea Fishing will take Wrightsville Beach and Wilmington anglers on an unforgettable fishing adventure onboard a 73’ ft. long twin diesel vessel that’s suitable for big parties and...

Wavelength Charters

From nearshore ocean fishing to sunrise and sunset cruises, there are a lot of adventures that can be enjoyed via Wavelength Charters. This Wrightsville Beach-based charter and tour company offers a wealth of excursions...

WB Surf Camp

There are plenty of surf schools to choose from in the North Carolina surfing hub of Wrightsville Beach, but the WB Surf Camp is unique for its sheer range of lessons, camps, and even fitness classes that target a...

Wrightsville Beach Causeway

Mariners who want an easy way to access the Intracoastal Waterway as well as the open Atlantic Ocean waters will find a convenient outlet thanks to the boat ramp at the Wrightsville Beach Causeway.

Wrightsville Beach Museum of History

The small but well-stocked Wrightsville Beach Museum of History is a charming little attraction that may not take very long to explore, but nevertheless presents a complete and fascinating portrait of this surprisingly...

Wrightsville Beach Scenic Tours

There’s a number of ways to explore the Wrightsville Beach shoreline through Wrightsville Beach Scenic Tours – an all-encompassing tour company that charters adventures all along the Cape Fear Coastline...

Wrightsville Performance Sailing

Wrightsville Performance Sailing is the premier option for an unforgettable day on the water for would-be sailors and everyday vacationers alike. Offering a fleet of cruises and lessons, this experienced sailing tour...

Wrightsville SUP

Join the watersports craze that’s spreading like wildfire along the East Coast, or sign up for a family-friendly paddling adventure that offers new and unique glimpses into the Wrightsville Beach scene with an...

Johnnie Mercer’s Pier

Johnnie Mercer’s Pier

Any experienced visitor will attest that one of the best things about the North Carolina coastline is the fishing, and the Johnnie Mercer's Pier is a prime locale for Wrightsville Beach visitors to tackle the exceptional saltwater fishing conditions that are renowned in the Cape Fear area.

Wrightsville Beach Educational Activities

Wrightsville Beach Educational Activities

Because of Wrightsville Beach’s longstanding status as a popular beach town, as well as its proximity to historic sites like Fort Fisher and Downtown Wilmington, the area is the perfect spot to add a little learning to a traditional beach vacation. Check out these destinations, museums, and veritable natural playgrounds where garnering a little education is a breeze, and is always a fun and exciting way to fully explore the Cape Fear area.