Kitty Hawk Kites has been a leader in outdoor recreation on the Outer Banks for more than 30 years. We are proud to offer the largest selection of Outer Banks kayak tours and locations extending from Corolla to Ocracoke. Our kayak tours are all well equipped with all the gear needed to show you everything from the majestic sunsets to the unique local wildlife of the OBX. With single and tandem boats, paddling with a certified guide is a great way for the whole family to explore the outdoors. Offering over 13 kayak tours, including specialty tours and instruction- there is a tour for everyone!
The Outer Banks offers incredible paddling opportunities for first timers and experience paddlers alike. Explore the natural beauty of the pristine waterways, experience the bountiful wildlife in their natural habitat, or catch a sunset over the water. You choose how you want to experience the OBX. Find your kayak adventure in Corolla, Duck, Kitty Hawk, Nags Head, Manteo, Avon, Rodanthe, or Hatteras. With all these experiences, there’s no wonder why the Outer Banks has become a popular destination for kayaking!
We offer a variety of types of kayak tours to meet all interests such as Ecology and Natural History Tours, and Specialized Skills Instruction. Kitty Hawk Kites prides itself in being a pioneer in the recreation industry. All of our guides are ACA certified and trained in first aid and CPR. Some kayak tours are subject to seasonal availability. The Alligator River and Maritime Forest kayak tours are available year round.