If you’re looking to get your feet wet and really experience the beauty of Oak Island without the hassle, then Island Dan’s will be your go-to! With both rentals and tours, this company offers so much to truly make your visit the best!
Island Dan’s offers kayak tours of the area so you can get a better idea of the layout and the wildlife. Families can take a private tour of up to five people and enjoy the winding tidal canals that divide Oak Island to see a host of local wildlife. If you’re lucky, you may even get to see a dolphin! Island Dan’s experienced guides are well educated on the ecology and history of the area, so be sure to pick their brain! The kayak tours take roughly an hour and half depending on the tide, and life jackets and water provided. Visitors can schedule tours daily!
For those looking for a more hands-on approach, consider renting a kayak or stand up paddleboard! Island Dan’s offers hourly and half-day rentals so you can explore at your leisure. The company also provides complimentary transportation to and from the rental location, so getting there is a breeze!
If you are waiting to stay land-side, you can also rent single speed beach cruisers to bike around the area! This is a great way to explore the island and work up an appetite for some of the amazing seafood restaurants on Oak Island! The rentals are available daily. A full day will cost around $23 per bike, or you can choose a three-day rental and a weekly rental for more time.
Fishing equipment like casting rods and rod holders are also available at Island Dan’s. They do not exclusively sell bate, but most service stations will, so be sure to bring that before you set up for a day of fishing! For a day full of leisure activities instead, Dan has just what you need as you can rent tents, umbrellas, and coolers to make your visit more convenient. This really will save you time on packing!
You can have a good time with your rentals or tours and know that you are helping a good cause; Conservation is to Island Dan’s business as they want to keep the beaches pristine for generations to come. The kayak tours speak to the importance of the coastal water oyster beds, sea turtle populations, and alligator population, so you can learn a bit about it, too!
No matter how you choose to spend your time on Oak Island, be sure to do it with Island Dan’s! You won’t regret it!
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