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Barrier Island Kayaks

160 Cedar Point Blvd, Swansboro, NC 28584-8000
+1 252-393-6457
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Great Day & Great service

Very least going and relaxed atmosphere. Lots of rate options for single kayaks/tandem kayaks per... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Buffalo, New York
via mobile
Kayaking with family

Went there to rent kayaks. Staff was very welcoming and helpful. Instruction was thorough and they... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
A TripAdvisor Member
via mobile
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“rent kayaks” (3 reviews)
“shark teeth” (2 reviews)
“state park” (2 reviews)
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160 Cedar Point Blvd, Swansboro, NC 28584-8000
+1 252-393-6457
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very least going and relaxed atmosphere. Lots of rate options for single kayaks/tandem kayaks per hour; also offer tours and paddle boarding. Small island across sound called "shark tooth island" to kayak or board too. We did find one!

Thank M P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there to rent kayaks. Staff was very welcoming and helpful. Instruction was thorough and they assist with dropping kayak, and getting in. Would use their company again

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Great service and great views! We had a wonderful time! Highly recommend for a relaxing and/or fun time. Plenty of sandbars to stop off at and take in the view!♡

Thank Lauren F
Reviewed 27 April 2017

My husband and I visited the area during a vacation in April, and we had hoped to use Barrier Island Kayaks. We are avid paddlers, and all of the review we read were positive. It was our first choice. Reviews indicated that we could book...More

Thank branstettersarah
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Just got back from a 2 hour+ self guided kayak tour with my family (which included a 7 and 9 y.o.). The location is great, a lot of calm water (perfect for kayaking with kids). Quiet peaceful surroundings. Recommend going first thing in the morning...More

2  Thank mkolbay
Reviewed 24 June 2016

This is a great place to rent or buy kayaks. Friendly and knowledgeable. We stayed above the business and got to watch their interaction with people. They are very nice.

Thank hairync
Reviewed 20 June 2016

First, let me say that we have used this company before and had great results which led us to come back again. Reservations were made via telephone over 3 weeks in advance for a 9 a.m. Eco Tour. Imagine our surprise when we show up...More

Thank Rachel R
NDKKayaker, Owner at Barrier Island Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2016

First I am not trying to make an excuse for this unfortunate situation however we have been in business for over 20 years put over 70,000 paddlers on the water and I can honestly say this is the first negative comment we have ever had....More

Reviewed 30 May 2016

I run the outdoor program for BSA Troop 104 out of Raleigh, NC. As such, I have a lot of experience managing group logistics (herding cats) and dealing with Outfitters across may disciplines. Barrier Island Kayaks has always been a pleasure to deal with, consistently...More

Thank bholder9740
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Lamar is the trainer of the top kayak instructors for the entire East Coast. He is a 5 star BCC certified instructor with top quality kayaks. He is a super nice guy who will never blow his own horn; but I someone needs to. The...More

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

A beautiful trip once again!! Always so informative and relaxing! Lamar and staff are always so helpful! 😀

Thank Savenatureforall
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4 August 2016|
Response from Savenatureforall | Reviewed this property |
You can at Barrier Island Kaysks- super friendly! Or the park at the bridge in Swansboro or Hammocks Beach State Park.