The Ultimate Topsail Tours for the Best Sightseeing
*UPDATED DECEMBER 2019
Have you ever wondered what the ultimate ways to see the sights on Topsail Island, North Carolina, might be? Let us help you with a few of the best local recommendations for your Topsail sightseeing adventures. We love all of the beauty our barrier island paradise has to offer, and we are always excited to share it with our visitors and vacationers. So what are the ultimate Topsail tours for the best sightseeing? Check these out! They're all close and convenient to your Topsail Island vacation rental so you're never far from finding local adventure.
Helicopter Tours of Topsail Island
Get a bird's eye view of our coastal Carolina island paradise and your favorite Topsail area attractions. A helicopter tour of Topsail Island is a wonderful way to see the sights, combined with a a little bit of luxury and a lot of adventure. There a several customizable options and sightseeing packages, so see what best suits you and your guests then start planning your sky-high excursion.
Booking a helicopter tour of the Topsail area and its surrounding coastline is a wonderful gift for a special occasion or any day during your North Carolina beach vacation. See what High Tide Helicopter Tours has to offer and start planning your ultimate sightseeing adventure by air.
Don't forget to bring your camera! You'll want to capture the stunning aerial views, for sure.
Topsail Sightseeing Cruises
On-the-water sightseeing opportunities are varied and numerous here on Topsail Island. Whether you prefer a dinner cruise, a pirate cruise, a dolphin-watching cruise, a shelling or a sunset cruise, these are just a few of the many options available to you.
Our local captains and crews promise to take good care of you on your boat tour of the island. Learn a little more about Topsail Island, explore our local waters, and take in the breathtaking scenery that surrounds you.
We highly recommend the Topsail Island Tiki Tours for some of the best sightseeing cruises around the island and the Queen Jean for sightseeing and fishing excursions. You can find more of our favorite Topsail Island sightseeing cruises here. Try one or try a few during your stay. They each offer a unique perspective and equally entertaining journey.
Kayaking & Stand-Up Paddleboard (SUP) Tours of Topsail
Get some exercise as you paddle around Topsail and explore the nooks and crannies of this beautiful barrier island. Paddling tours are great for all age and experience levels. They are also perfect for a family day out on the water. Experienced local guides tailor their tours to suit your interests, so you're guaranteed to have a lot of fun while learning more about the marine and natural wonders of Topsail. Paddle away and enjoy your day!
We really love Paddle NC because they offer personalized tours around Permuda Island Nature Preserve and a chance to enjoy the calm conditions and flat waters of the soundside of Topsail Beach.
Another local favorite is Paddling Pirate Fishing Adventures which combines a Topsail paddling, fishing and sightseeing adventure all into one. It's the trifecta of fun!
Self-Guided Topsail Island Tour
You don't need a guide for this one, but whichever Topsail Island town you choose to visit—North Topsail Beach, Surf City or Topsail Beach—get out and explore it! Whether you walk it or bike it, spend time navigating the quaint coastal towns and beachfront paradise that await you. You'll find history, nature, culture and more as you visit our local shops, restaurants and points of interest along the way.
Don't forget to talk to the local residents and business owners and ask questions of what you want to know. They are a wealth of information and are sure to greet you with Southern hospitality and insider knowledge of the area that only locals can possess.
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