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Island Water Sports

is kid tested and family approved! Since 1988 Island Water Sports has been providing vacationers with premium watersports activities on the Crystal Coast in Emerald Isle, NC. We offer everything you’ll need to make your vacation one you will remember for a lifetime. With highly qualified and trained professionals, we will cater to your every need on the water. Safety is our number one priority so rest assured that you will enjoy a fun and adventurous beach day with us.

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At Island Water Sports, we pride ourselves on offering high-quality rentals, affordable rates, and excellent customer service. Thirty years of experience in the boat rental business means we know exactly how to make an adventure perfectly suited to you.

Water Sports for the whole family

Pontoon Boat

Pontoon Boats

Our boat rentals are a great way to explore the Crystal Coast. We ask that you arrive 45 minutes prior to your reservation for boating safety regulations and chart….more

Wave Runners

Wave Runners

With the largest riding area on the Crystal Coast, there is plenty of room to experience the adrenaline rush from our 3 seater Yamaha 4 stroke Wave Runners……more



Our kayak rentals are perfect for getting up close and personal with the local ecosystem. If you are adventurous, we even have an ocean kayak specially….more

Man paddleboarding


Enjoy the fun that these oversized surf boards have to offer. We provide you with proper safety equipment, basic instructions and helpful pointers to ensure…..more

Pontoon Boat

Banana Boats

You can’t come to the beach and not experience the exhilaration of a Banana Boat ride! Guaranteed to get you wet, our double banana boat can accommodate up …..more

Island Water Sports delivers rentals for SUP, kayaks, and surfboards right to your front door anywhere on the island.

Dolphin & Jet Ski Tours

The Dolphin tours are customized for you. Tell us where you want to go and our local guides will take you there. Don’t know where you want to go? Let us know what you want to see and do, leave the rest to us. It is your adventure and you are in charge.

At any given time you may spot dolphins playing in the local waters, sometimes breaching the water as they frolick, if you do happen to come upon them stay back 50′ please.

Call ahead to customize this exciting tour. Reservations are available for this adventure.

The Dolphin Deck

After a long day on the water, it’s time to kick back and relax with an ice cold beverage watching the most spectacular sunset on the island. The perfect spot for that is our bi-level Dolphin Deck and Ice Cream Bar with a wading area for added fun. Located over the pristine waters of Bogue Sound.
Dolphin Deck at IslandWater SPorts

Call today to reserve the Dolphin Deck.

Weddings & Corporate Parties are available in the Spring and Fall, Please call us at (252) 247-7303 to inquire about Rates

dolphin deck at island water sports

Pontoon Boats

Enjoy a day on the Sound in one of our pontooon or fishing boats.

pontoon boat

Jet Skis

Blast off on one of our new Wave Runners.

people riding a wave runner


1 person and 2 person kayaks available.



Paddleboarding makes for a day of fun.

paddle boarding

Banana Boat

The whole family can jump on.

banana boat rides

Where to find Us.


We are located on the border of Emerald Isle & Indian Beach at Mile Post 12.5. Right in the middle of the island, only 11 miles from the Atlantic Beach Bridge and 12 miles from the Emerald Isle Bridge, making your visit convenient from either direction. Please feel free to contact us or give us a call at (252) 247-7303.

GPS Address: 1960 Salter Path Road, Indian Beach N.C. 28512
Hours: Monday – Saturday: 10am – 5pm Sunday: 10am – 6pm
(Call for special reservations)

Click on the map for directions.

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Banana Boat rides and more.

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