Celebrating 10 Years on the Forefront of Outer Banks Recreation

Celebrating 10 Years on the Forefront of Outer Banks Recreation

Kitty Hawk Kayak and Surf School is Celebrating 10 Years on the Forefront of Outer Banks Recreation

KIMG0164Wow!!! We can’t believe Kitty Hawk Kayak & Surf School has been in business for 10 years!!! It has been a privilege, a blessing and really darn fun serving Outer Banks locals and visitors alike for the last 10 years!! And with no signs of slowing down yet we plan on helping folks on the Outer Banks learn how to surf, kayak and stand up paddle for many more years to come. And with a decade in business, it has got us nostalgically looking back over the last 10 years at our business and the many 1sts we have experienced as leaders of recreation on the Outer Banks.

  • The first and only kayak outfitter on the Outer Banks to offer and require American Canoe and Kayak Certification for our guides. Today we offer more kayaking trip than any other outfitter on the Outer Banks.
  • The first surf school on the Outer Banks to obtain certification with the National Surf School and Instructor Association.
  • The Outer Banks’ first surf instructor certified by the National Surf School and Instructor Association.
  • The first surf school on the Outer Banks to offer Stand Up Paddleboarding Lessons and tours. Today we offer and deliver more stand up paddleboard tours on the Outer Banks than any other outfitter on the beach in four locations from Duck to Avon.
  • The first surf school to offer a full 5 day surf camp for locals and visitors incorporating surfing, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, surf board factory visits and coastal education.
  • We are the only outfitter on the Outer Banks pledging 1% of our gross receipts to local and international environmental stewardship programs through 1 Percent for the Planet. To date we have contributed almost $20,000 to programs that help conserve and protect our oceans, rainforests and coastlines.
  • The first outfitter on the Outer Banks to offer guided kayak tours and stand up paddle trips at night to observe bioluminescent bacteria glowing in the water.KIMG0141

For 10 years we have always taken the safety of our customers very seriously, and we are committed to the sound training and safe protocols that we employ to make sure your trip or lesson with us is safe, fun and educational. We will continue to keep your families’ safety our top priority while continuing to offer more first class recreational activities in the incredible environment that is the barrier islands of the Outer Banks. Thanks for surfing, kayaking, renting and stand up paddling with us, and see you on the water!!

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Herman Hall and Heather MacLean,

Owners Kitty Hawk Kayak & Surf School

Corolla Surf Camp

Surf Kayak & SUP Adventure Camp - Sanderling

 

Corolla Surf Camp is Corolla – Radical:

Learn to surf, Kayak & SUP over 3 days. This camp is most accessible for visitors staying in Corolla, Duck or Carova. Corolla Surf Camp is the Corolla Contingency of Kitty Hawk Kayak & Surf School. Now we are combing our kayak, surf & SUP radness into a unique 3 day summer camp experience on the Outer Banks.
Experienced, professional and certified staff will assure that your tour or lesson is safe, informative and fun. Kayaking, surfing and SUPing in the Outer Banks is a must do for any visitor or local alike. Contact us today and let us get you on the water! 

Corolla Surf Camp Itinerary

The Corolla Surf Camp will be offered either from 9 – 12, or 12 – 3 PM depending on the tides on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays every week all summer long. Daily activities are as follows:

  • Daily Surf Instruction
  • Stand Up Paddleboard Lesson
  • Kayaking Lesson
  • Final Team Surf Contest
  • Ocean Education and Rip Current Awareness Instruction
  • More fun in the sun than one can handle

This camp will take place at the Corolla/Duck line at the Sanderling Resort & Spa, 1461 Duck Road, Duck, North Carolina.

Junior Lifeguard Camps on the Outer Banks of North Carolina

Junior Lifeguard Camps on the Outer Banks of North Carolina

The dates are set for the 2019 Junior Lifeguard Camp in coordination with Kitty Hawk Kayak & Surf School and the Kill Devil Hills Ocean Rescue Squad. This was such a success last year that we are adding more dates to accommodate demand. Junior Lifeguard Camps on the Outer Banks of North Carolina is a great opportunity for young people to find out what it takes to be a lifeguard in the Outer Banks, and start padding their resumes for a future job.

Who: Ages:9-14

When:

  • June 17th – 21st
  • July 8th – 12th
  • July 15th – 19th
  • July 29th – August 2nd

Where: Kill Devil Hills Bath house, 103 S. Virginia Dare Trail

Time: 10:00 am – 4 pm

Cost: $235.00

Instructors: Kill Devil Hills Ocean Rescue Lifeguards

Details:  This weeklong Junior Lifeguard Camp camp will emphasize education, first aid and ocean safety.  Activities will include daily physical training, running and swimming, marine environmental education and board sports with Kitty Hawk Kayak & Surf School.  All participants must possess basic ocean swimming skills and be comfortable in the ocean environment.  Learn the ins and outs and see what it takes to be an ocean lifeguard this summer with trained Kill Devil Hills Ocean Rescue Lifeguards. Sessions will be limited to the first 12 participants per session.

 Jr Lifeguard Video

Outer Banks Surf Lessons

Outer Banks Surf Lessons

Learn to surf on the Outer Banks in one of our daily surf lessons. Lesson includes ocean safety, surfboard anatomy 101, paddling technique, proper pop up and foot placement and help in the water to catch as many waves as you can.

  • Certified & experienced instructors
  • Kids 6 years old and up welcome
  • 1.5 hour lesson
  • Limit 1 instructor to 4 students
  • Price Match Guarantee
  • SHREDucatioin
  • Offered at low tide for the best waves
  • Available year round
  • Includes, surfboard, wetsuits and instruction