Barrier Islands Kayaks

160 Cedar Point Blvd.

Swansboro, NC 28584


Located on the southern Outer Banks in the quaint, historic village of Swansboro, North Carolina, Barrier Island Kayaks can have you on an unforgettable sea kayaking adventure in minutes. Our waterfront location on the intracoastal waterway is considered to be one of the premier sea kayaking destinations on the East Coast. We're minutes from Emerald Isle and Hammock's Beach State Park. Our unique location is a mecca for sea kayakers—we're recognized as a Nigel Dennis Expedition Center—a true sea kayaking adventure is just a few paddle strokes away.

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A relaxed and romantic waterfront Bed and Breakfast located in charming Mathews County, Virginia, The Inn at Tabbs Creek is your choice for Chesapeake Bay accommodations. An Eco friendly and certified Virginia Green lodging establishment, this is just the place if you appreciate the natural splendor of the outdoors yet want the luxury and comfort of a casual B&B. Come see why we have won numerous awards for excellence in both customer service and ecological awareness. We look forward to having you as our guests!

(804) 384-0679


Come and get away from it all as you enjoy a casual cruise aboard the “Helen Elizabeth”, our 34 ft. classic Chesapeake Bay Deadrise boat. U.S.C.G. Certified, Captain Trey Sowers will lead you on an authentic Chesapeake Bay experience as he points out different landmarks along the peaceful waters of Mathews, Virginia.  You will also enjoy an abundance of wildlife along the way including sea birds such as Osprey, Blue Heron, White Egrets, Cormorants, Pelicans, and even the occasional Bald Eagle. In summer, we often see several Dolphins cruising along with us as they playfully jump about. Want to throw in a line? We offer 1/2 day fishing charters for bottom fishing with a wide variety of salt water fish to be caught such as Rockfish, Speckled Trout, Croaker, Spot, Puppy Drum, Bluefish, and even small sharks, (just to name a few!).

The Inn at Tabbs Creek        384 Turpin Lane
Port Haywood, VA 23138
Call: (804) 725-5136


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