The aquarium is also great to save for rainy days, but you might miss the outdoor playground, nature trails and fossil pit so it's fun to go on nice days, too! Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m daily, including most holidays. The Aquarium is closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
The Crystal Coast has 4 Museums:
NC Maritime Museum
WaterSlides, Kiddie Area, & Games.
Putt-Putt (train ride up to both courses), Go-Karts, Bumper-Boats, and more.
This town park has something for everyone! If you don't skate, it's still fun to watch. Putt-putt is free for ages 6 and under. Only $5 for older kiddos and adults. Restrooms and concessions available.
Bowling, Arcade Games, Dining/Beverages, a Ropes Course and More...
Driving Range, Batting Cages, Putt-Putt, & Go-Karts
Indoor Laser Tag located on Atlantic Beach. I've also heard that you can arrange nerf wars!
Located on Arendell Street in downtown Morehead. They also have a "Rage Room!"
Indoor Arcade with a nostolagic vibe and retro setting located in Morehead City.
Locations in Morehead City and Beaufort.
Horseback riding on the beach in Cedar Island.
The Barnyard is a family owned and operated hands-on agritourism business located in Newport, North Carolina. We specialize in farm animal education for children and adults. Our petting farm is one of a kind where you can interact with friendly farm animals while learning at the same time!
Pedal, walk, nosh, and sip your way through 300 years of Beaufort’s history. Walking and bike tours available. Culinary Tours: Bike, Brunch & Bubbles, Sunday Brunch Walkabout, Beaufort Culinary Bike Tour, and Food by Foot Culinary Walking Tour. History Tours: Hidden Beaufort Tour, Beaufort Walking Tour, A Ride to Remember, and Early Morning Risers Tour. Great year-round activity.
Indoor – Art classroom, exercise classroom (aerobics, tai chi, yoga, zumba), fitness rooms (cardio & weight machines), gymnasium, and meeting rooms.Outdoor – basketball court, football/multi-purpose field with lights, picnic shelter, fishing pier, and playground.
The Emerald Isle Parks & Recreation Department offers a wide variety of activities, programs and services for both residents & visitors alike. Folks of all ages are certain to find an activity for their enjoyment.
Open to ages 50+. The Senior Enrichment Center provides a variety of entertaining and recreational activities such as: art, arts & crafts, basic Spanish classes, bible study, bingo, cards, computer lab/classes, dances (2 times per month), line-dancing, knitting, music, movies, travel, games, sports, wii bowling league, and special events.
90-minute rides. You pedal. They steer. BYOB. No worries, there’s a motor to help along the way! Great for Bachelor/Bachelorette/Birthday Parties/Family Outings or Everyday Fun.
Cruise the Crystal Coast in a Tiki Boat! Morning Mimosa, Carrot Island & Bird Shoal Tours, Sightseeing Cruises, and Sunset Cruises Available.
Sailing fun for the whole family, but it's a more relaxing experience to go with just the grown-ups sometimes! daily sailing excursions departing historic Beaufort for up to 38 passengers on a 45-foot catamaran with cushioned seating, plenty of shade and large clean restrooms on board. AM Dolphin Watch, Cape Lookout Cruise, Sunset Sail, and MoonLight Cruises Available!
Inshore Charter Fishing | Cruises |Shark Fishing. Family friendly. You can even bring the family dog! Call Captain Luis for more information: 252-646-9730.
Local Tours, & Kayak Fishing with Beaufort Paddle located on Radio Island.
Take a guided tour through the marshes and estuaries of Bogue Sound. No experience necessary.
Explore the hidden natural treasures of the Crystal Coast through shelling, clamming, exploring, birding, crabbing, snorkeling, seining (pulling nets to catch young fish), dolphin watching, fishing, and wild horse watching. You will definitely get your feet wet! We aim to provide exciting experiences for individuals and families that will create lasting memories of nature's beauty.
Want to fly over the Crystal Coast but not ready to jump out of a plane? Crystal Coast Aviation provides first class FBO services as well as world class Flight Instruction and breath taking Air Tours of the Southern Outer Banks.
Experience the Crystal Coast like you've never dreamed possible before! Conveniently located between Beaufort and Morehead City, NC. Their tandem jumps will feed the adrenaline junkie or if skydiving is on your bucket list they can put a check by that box. They welcome every jumper age 18 and up, regardless of skill and experience, as well as their families to come spend the day with us and become a member of the sky-family. They offer tandem jumps Tuesday-Thursday.
Contact Jeff for more information: 252-528-6281.
Want to see the Crystal Coast from the sky, but not ready to go skydiving? Maybe start with ParaSailing!
Hang-gliding, kite surfing lessons, and golf cart rentals in Beaufort.