Things To Do In OIB
Only in a town like Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina will you find the serenity of a family beach with the fun and excitement of a resort area. We at Ocean Isle Fishing Center welcome you to experience the atmosphere, both on land and at sea. Our business not only embraces the adventures found through inshore and deep shore fishing but also in the many things to do in Ocean Isle Beach that make the area, “home.”
Come visit us and find everything you need to set sail into the Atlantic! At our facility, we offer everything from bait and tackle to jet-ski rentals and boats ready for you to charter for a day of fishing and “reel” excitement! Chase “big game” out in the deep part of the waters or come in-shore for a variety of potential catches when you go on a fishing charter with us. Up for something a little more fast-paced? Hop on one of the jet-ski’s for high-flying fun across the water. Also at our center is a great gift shop featuring equipment, marine supplies, fuel for boats and everything down to the worms for your hooks! Find items unique to Ocean Isle Beach as well in our store and get advice on the ins and outs of living beyond the edge of the OIB shoreline.
Inland, there is much to explore and we want to share some of our favorite things to do, right in the vicinity of the fishing center! For starters, visit the Museum of Coastal Carolina, which shares the natural history of North Carolina’s shores. Just a few miles down from the island is Ingram Planetarium, the area’s stargazing abode that brings both adults and children into a realm that makes math and science entertaining and educational at the same time!
If you’re craving something delicious, the Giggling Mackerel is the popular place for both locals and vacationers who are looking to grab a bite or just wanting to enjoy the atmosphere of casual waterfront dining. Watch the boats bring in the fresh catch of the day and sample delectables such as Mahi-Mahi, Tuna and any seafood done anyway that you would like! We love the Giggling Mackerel and know that you will too when you visit Ocean Isle Beach!
For a low-key experience, go turtle watching, collect shells, play miniature golf or major golf as Ocean Isle Beach is one of the big golf towns that feature some of the most renowned courses in southeastern North Carolina. There’s so many things to do in Ocean Isle Beach that you’ll never want to leave!