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One of the best places to Kite on the island

Anyone who has been to this area to kite knows about this spot. If you are looking for it just... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Caro, MI
Doggie playground

The dogs loved romping in the water cooling off from the hot sun.They enjoyed playing with their... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2018
Monterville, West Virginia
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“kite surfing”(8 reviews)
“sound side”(8 reviews)
Beach located along North Carolina's Outer Banks that is recommended for windsurfing.
Hwy 12 S, Between Avon and Buxton, Soundside, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Anyone who has been to this area to kite knows about this spot. If you are looking for it just look for all the kites. Park on the beach and launch right there. It is worth stopping at if you are kiting the area.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank atkinsdj
Reviewed 18 September 2018

The dogs loved romping in the water cooling off from the hot sun.They enjoyed playing with their ball and frisbee in the water. We enjoyed playing with them and taking pictures.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dmrshiloh
Reviewed 31 August 2018

We stopped at this day use area looking for a safe for our 4year old grandson to play in, and we were not disappointed. The water was calm and shallow enough for my grandson to feel comfortable. We also found some beautiful shells, although most...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Linda G
Reviewed 29 July 2018

This is a major windsurfing and kiteboarding spot which usually has a solid steady wind and a large population of dedicated and athletic folks. Also along the soundside, one can go swimming in calmer - and warmer - water than the ocean surf, which can...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Paul P
Reviewed 17 July 2018

We love visiting the Canadian Hole we come to Avon, NC. It is the perfect place to kayak, paddle board, swim and watch the wind surfers.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank happy2walk
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Canadian Hole is a pretty nice place to Windsurf and I good spot to take your young kids to the Pamlico Sound.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Star Wars F
Reviewed 12 July 2018

I love the ocean but it’s nice to spend at least one beach day here. The water is so warm and calm. You don’t have to worry about rip tides and you can walk or swim out extremely far and it’s still shallow. They offer...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank deebug2470
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Great spot to go with your dog to swim. Water is very calm and warm. It’s very shallow and easy swim for small dogs in particular. If you don’t have an off road vehicle you will need to park near the road and walk. One...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank razayes
Reviewed 29 June 2018

A bit of a hidden gem, between Avon and Buxton. Wade out into the gentle sound and enjoy schools of minnow weaving between your feet as you shell, grab some wind and kite surf, kayak...perfect spot!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank bdawg5000
Reviewed 26 June 2018

This is a great spot on the Sound, semi-improved and a location where kids can wade hundreds of feet out looking at crabs, fish, etc. My grandchildren d we adults kayaked here played in the water and met some folks from French-Canada who were really...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Brian M
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16 June 2017|
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Response from dhc01 | Reviewed this property |
You can rent different water sports items from Ocean Atlantic Rentals in Avon, right up the road. I believe single kayaks rent for the week starting at $69.