Ocean Isle Beach Activities & Attractions

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Ocean Isle Beach Activities & Attractions

If you are looking of the perfect laid back family beach vacation spot, then your search is over!

Ocean_Isle_BeachOcean Isle is a barrier island attached to the mainland by a bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway. Home to 525 year-round residents and a seasonal population of 25,000, Ocean Isle beach offers a quiet family beach atmosphere with quaint shops and restaurants serving up mouth-watering regional cuisine.

Stretching for seven miles along the Atlantic Ocean, our beach provides the perfect place for a relaxing morning swim in the surf, building sandcastles with your family or turtle-watching in the evening.

Golfers will find more than 100 excellent courses within a 45-minute drive of Ocean Isle offering challenging play and spectacular greens.

Children can enjoy the planned activities at the Ocean Isle Beach Community Center, Monday through Thursday in the summers, or learn about our coastal history through the educational programming at the Museum of Coastal Carolina.

Enjoy the seafood at one of Ocean Isle's waterfront restaurants overlooking the ocean or the waterway.

The best beach...

With seven miles of pristine beach, Ocean Isle Beach offers unique beach communities perfectly suited for families. The sloping strand offers gentle surf generally without strong currents. There are no bright lights, heavy traffic or other daily concern. Miniature golf, museum visits, swimming and beach activities afford fun filled family days. Our water temperature is on the average 10 degrees warmer than the Outer Banks area. Mild seasonal changes offer beach enjoyment year round!

The best golf...

On the northern tip of Myrtle Beach Grand Strand, the NC Golf Coast offers 30+ of the best golf courses among the 100 + within 45 minutes. Experience the fine courses nestled along the marshes and Intracoastal Waterway or among the pine forests, meadows and bays. Varied elevations, well-manicured greens and respect for the land are evident.


Ocean Isle Beach is home of several waterfront restaurants, The Isles Restaurant & Tiki Bar, Giggling Mackerel, Cinelli's and Sharky's. Enjoy your meal overlooking the waterway or the ocean with breath taking sunsets. 


Visit the quaint boutiques of Ocean Isle Beach for your beach wear and souvenir needs. And if you need more...the Malls and outlet shops of Wilmington and Myrtle Beach are all within a 45-minute drive. Here you will find name brand outlets of great variety and pottery stores for baskets, pots and nick-knacks galore!


Capt. Brant's Deep Sea Fishing Carters provides fishing trips from the Gulf Stream to Inland Creeks. Based out of the Ocean Isle Beach Fishing Center. Check out the Ocean Isle Fishing Center website for available charter dates and up-to date reliable fishing reports. Contact Capt. Brant at 910-575-FISH or captbrant@oifishingcenter.com.

On the FOLLOW ME charterboat Capt. Steve Jefferson takes Ocean Isle Beach visitors deep sea fishing daily throughout the year. His 40 foot Lugrs charterboat is docked behind Sharky's Restaurant on the Causeway at Ocean Isle. You may visit the FOLLOW ME deep sea fishing web site at www.followmecharter.com or call Capt. Steve at 910-575-5738.

Ocean Isle Beach Fishing Pier is one of the oldest fishing piers along North Carolina's coast. Construction of the Ocean Isle Beach Pier began in 1956 by Odell & Virginia Williamson, and was completed in 1957. The Williamson's have been a vital part of the pier's success through the years. You and your family can cast out your line and reel in memories that will last a lifetime. Our OIB Pier Grill features the only breakfast on the Island and our pier arcade offers fun for the whole family.  Contact the Pier at 910-579-3095 or visit their website at www.oibpier.com

Myrtle Beach, SC...

This is it for all the bright lights, water parks, music theaters, shopping, amusement park rides you can stand! North Myrtle Beach is a short 30- minute drive and downtown Myrtle Beach can be reached within 45 minutes.

Wilmington, NC...

A short drive up Highway 17 offers you the historic city of Wilmington. Here resides the USS North Carolina Battleship. The historic downtown is worth a stroll to view the residences, the quaint shops and coffee houses.


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