Water Activities

With the Atlantic Ocean on one side and the Currituck Sound on the other, Sanderling Resort is the perfect base camp for your Outer Banks water adventures. Whatever you have in mind, our on-site adventure experts from Kitty Hawk Kites are ready to prepare the details. You’ll find the full-service team at the Activities Kiosk located on the oceanside of the Beach House from 9am until 5pm daily during season, or call for off-season opportunities via 252.305.2528.

outer banks water sport rentals with kitty hawk kites

WATER SPORT RENTALSKayaks, SUPS, Surf Boards, Boogie Boards and Skim Boards

In addition to tours and lessons Kitty Hawk Kites also offer kayak, SUP, surf, skim and boogie board rentals for your convenience at the Sanderling Resort Activity Kiosk from Memorial Day- Labor Day Weekend. If you'd like rent during other times of the year, please contact Kitty Hawk Kites. Paddle or ride at your own pace for a few hours or for the day - you decide.

Reservations: 252.305.2528

outer banks kayak tours kitty hawk kites

KAYAK TOURSDaytime and At Sunset

Come paddle on a guided tour of the coastal marshes of the Pine Island Audubon Sanctuary on the Soundside. This tour is great for families and groups of up to 10-12 people. Tours last 2 hours.

Adults $49 / Kids 12 and Under $30.

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outer banks stand up paddle board rentals with kitty hawk kites

SUP TOURS/LESSONSStand Up Paddleboarding

Try a Stand Up Paddleboard lesson or grab a rental for the Ocean or Soundside.

SUP Tour (Ages 13 and up)- $65 pp.

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Private Lesson (Ages 8 & up)- $105 pp.

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outer banks surfing lessons with kitty hawk kites

SURF LESSONSShreducation - Let's Do This

Sanderling's sandbar creates an ideal environment for learning to surf. Participants need to know how to swim and be 7 or older. Lessons last about two hours.

Surf Class $69pp.

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Private Lesson $105pp.

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Reservations: 252.305.2528

outer banks sail boat rentals and lessons from Sanderling Resort


Nor'Banks Sailing is the premier Outer Banks sailboat operation and the fleet is comprised of daysailors, catamrans, and trimarans. Private sailing lessons and US Sailing Certification Courses are also available.s

From $60ph/$35p additional hour.

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Reservations: 252.261.2900

outer banks charter sailing trips from Sanderling Resort


Take a 30-45 minute cruise across the Currituck Sound from the Village of Duck to Sanctuary Vineyards for a tasting and vineyard/winery tour.

Daytime Cruise $69pp

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Reservations: 252.305.2528

outer banks jet ski rentals and tours at outer banks hotel

JET SKIRentals and Tours

Make your Outer Banks vacation extraordinary with the ride of a lifetime on jet skis. Rentals fit three, or two on a guided tour from Kitty Hawk Kite's Duck Location.

30 Min Rental $79 / 60 Min Rental $9109
75 Min Tour $179

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Reservations: 252.305.2528

outer banks parasailing from outer banks hotel

PARASAILINGKick Back and Enjoy

Enjoy a peaceful parasail flight by yourself or with 1-2 other people. With locations in both Duck Village and Manteo, you can enjoy a beautiful bird's eye view of the Outer Banks.

Single, Double & Triple Flights Available Price Range $99 - $255.

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Reservations: 252.305.2528

outer banks wakeboarding and waterskiing from outer banks hotel

BOAT SPORTSWakeboarding, Waterskiing

Beginners and experts alike are in excellent hands behind Kitty Hawk Kites' MasterCrafts. Sessions last about two to four hours depening on group size. This excursion is off-site.

1pax $275pp / 2pax $225pp / 3pax $210pp / $199pp for group private lesson

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Reservations: 252.305.2528

outer banks jet pack from outer banks hotel


What the what? Get trained quickly and fly until you're tired. Sessions last about 45 minutes. Min age 16. Min weight 88lbs. Max weight 330lbs. This excursion is off-site.

15 Mins $169pp / 30+ Mins $250pp.

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Reservations: 252.305.2528

outer banks kiteboarding lessons from outer banks hotel


Once you experience the rush of kiteboarding you will never be the same. Go with the pros from Kitty Hark Kites. Many different lessons and packages available. This excursion is located off-site.

Prices Vary.

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Reservations: 252.305.2528

outer banks dolphin tours from outer banks hotel


Join some of the Outer Banks Center for Dophin Research biologists on a search for wild Atlantic bottlenose dolphins. Learn and enjoy thoroughly. Tours last about two hours. This excursion is located off-site.

Adults $29 / Kids 12 and Under $15.

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Reservations: 252.305.2528

eco and sunset cruise


Depart from the Village of Duck on a 1.5 - 2 hour cruise of the Currituck Sound. Escape the crowds to admire the serenity of an Outer Banks saltwater estuaries and the marvelous sunsets. These cruises are great for family and large groups.

Adults $49 / Kids 12 and Under $29.

Reservations: 252.305.2528

outer banks charter fishing tours from outer banks hotel

CHARTER FISHINGLet's Catch The Big One

What will it be? In-shore for Mackerel and Blue Fish. Or off-shore for Tuna, Marlin and more. Tours vary in length. This excursion is located off-site.

$700 - $1,900 with 6 On-Board.

Reservations: 252.261-4111

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