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Our #1 Choice For Things To Do When Visiting Wrightsville Beach, Nc

Rich's Inlet

Voted as North Carolina’s favorite beach destinations for beauty and experiences, there’s always a variety of things to do when visiting Wrightsville Beach.  You will find great restaurants, shopping, water-sports and scenic tours.  But if we had one top pick for things to do in Wrightsville Beach it would be seeing the island by boat!  The area offers some of the the best boating spots along the North Carolina coastline, and is surrounded by hidden gems that can only be seen by boat, like uninhabited islands, sand bars, and winding marshes with crystal clear waters for viewing wildlife.

Our favorite spots to visit by boat

Mason’s Inlet offers clear blue water for swimming and sand bars that are perfect for anchoring on to enjoy a swim.  Mason’s Inlet is close to Figure 8 Island, and has beautiful salt marshes that surround the inlet.

People enjoying the sandbar at Mason's Inlet

Mason’s Inlet

Lea-Hutaff Island is an all time favorite destination for boating.  This beautiful Island is between Figure Eight Island and Topsail Island.  Lea-Hutaff is full of wildlife such as logger head turtles and thousands of shorebirds.  The water around Lea-Hutaff  Island is a beautiful clear blue, almost Caribbean like, and at low tide beautiful sand bars appear that are great for finding sand dollars.

barrier islands of wrightsville beachbarrier islands of Figure Eight

Masonboro Island is a hidden gem that is a very popular destination for boaters.  The Island offers 360° views of clear blue ocean waters and beautiful sand dunes. On one side of the island you can enjoy the surf and expansive beaches,  and on the other side the calm waters in the coves. You’ll be left feeling like you’re in a far off destination, but in reality you’re actually only a few miles from Wilmington!

Masonboro Island

Boating to Masonboro Island

Hop aboard a captained boat tour and get the full experience

Our boat charters are more than just a boat ride, they’re an experience. There is so much to see around the island, and we aim to show you it all.  From the picturesque harbor to the pristine waters around the barrier islands, there are many places to visit, and you must see it all by boat to fully understand why Wrightsville Beach is so special! Our expert captains and crew can customize your perfect day for experiencing all that this beautiful area has to offer.

Wrightsville Beach has a variety of on the water restaurants that can be accessed by boat. Our favorites for waterside dining are  The Bridge TenderBluewater Grill, and The Oceanic,!  Book a private boat charter and have your captain drop you at one of these popular restaurants at the end of your tour.

Call us at 910-239-9248 or email us to book your boat charter experience today! We look forward to an awesome day on the water with you!