Outer Banks Kayak Adventures was created from a passion for nature and paddling, and the desire to share meaningful outdoor experiences with others.

Outer Banks Kayak Adventures provides quality, affordable, and relaxing kayak and stand up paddle board (SUP) eco-tours. Join us for an unforgettable family adventure and see a more natural side of the Outer Banks.

Our guided kayak and stand up paddle board (SUP) tours offer exciting and educational opportunities for all ages. No experience is needed and we provide all the equipment you’ll need along with a paddle lesson just before we get on the water. From the high-adventure Alligator River trip to the scenic Kill Devil Hills paddle, we have an option for everyone.
OBX Kayak Adventures provides the best value tour in the area. We outfit you with the most up-to-date paddling equipment that is comfortable and efficient. Our guides are CPR and first aid certified and fully trained in kayak safety and coastal ecology.

For an unguided adventure, our rentals are a perfect way for you to get your feet wet. Contact us to book your rentals today!

What Customers are Saying

Our Guides

kayak guide Wendy


Wendy grew up on a farm and fell in love with paddling when she was a child. She has competed in multiple ultra marathon paddle races and is a former rower with St Louis Rowing Club. She majored in accounting in college and left her previous career in banking so she could spend more time outside doing what she loves. In the winter Wendy is a ski instructor in western North Carolina and volunteers at the food bank. When she’s not on the water or the slopes Wendy enjoys spending time with her family which includes 3 dogs: Reese, Rockie, and Riley.
obx kayak guide rudy


Rudy learned to kayak in his youth when he was in the boy scouts. He then went on to complete the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) twice while he was in high school. He graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder with bachelors degrees in psychology and physiology prior to training with the USRowing High Performance team in the hopes of winning a seat on the US Men’s Lightweight National team. Rudy recently completed his masters degree in sports management. During the school year Rudy is a rowing coach with Asheville Youth Rowing Association. His other hobbies include bicycling, surfing, and anything that doesn’t involve sitting behind a desk.
kayak guide Tim


Tim grew up in the suburbs of Washington DC and has been coming to the Outer Banks for the summer since he was a little boy. He has a knack for the outdoors with a particular love of the water. Tim has swum for his local community pool’s swim team since he was four years old and also for a year round competitive club team. When he’s not in the pool, Tim enjoys skiing and spending time with his brothers and sisters. Tim is pursuing a degree in biomedical engineering.
kayak guide Justin


Justin grew up in central Ohio and has been fascinated with nature his entire life. His love for the outdoors lead him to Hocking College where he received a degree in ecotourism. Some of his favorite courses included open water diving, sea kayaking and interpretative guiding. After spending several family vacations in the Outer Banks, he fell in love with the abundant wildlife and ecology. Finally landing a job that allows him to put his knowledge and enthusiasm for teaching others to use is a dream come true.

kayak guide Tashia

Brandon (aka Kentucky)

Brandon’s love for outdoor adventure began when he signed up to be a Tiger Cub in the Boy Scouts of America. He is proud to have earned his Arrow of Light, and the rank of Eagle Scout. Brandon served 4 years as Camp Ecology Director and as a District Executive for the Boy Scouts after attending Western Kentucky University. Brandon currently lives in the Outer Banks in his mini camper with his dog Juice. In the off season they enjoy traveling, hiking, kayaking, climbing, and diving.

kayak guide Caroline


Caroline grew up on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, a place fairly similar to the Outer Banks. She grew up on the water: kayaking, paddle boarding, going out on the boat and exploring the beaches. Caroline is an experienced kayak guide on the Eastern Shore, and is excited to be leading kayak and SUP tours on the beautiful Outer Banks. She is currently pursuing a degree in Biblical Studies at Liberty University.