North Carolina Surf Shops & Lessons

Find A Surf Shop or Lesson Near You

Below is a list of surf shops and surf lesson providers in North Carolina.


Asheville, NC

Flipside Boardshop (Asheville)

Address: 88 N Lexington Ave, Asheville, North Carolina 28801
Phone: 828-254-9007


Atlantic Beach, NC

Atlantic Beach Surf Shop

Address: 515 W. Fort Macon Rd, Atlantic Beach, North Carolina 28512
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/ABSurfShopNC/
Website: https://www.absurfshop.com/
Phone: 252-726-9382

AB Surf Shop is a family owned and operated business. It is the oldest surf shop in North Carolina and that brings great pride to the family. Started by Tommy Morrow when he was just 15 years old, the shop has grown from a simple surf shop selling surfboards, to a complete surf shop haven and boutique. Be sure to check out Our Story to learn more about how AB Surf Shop became a staple of Atlantic Beach, NC.

Bert’s Surf Shop – West Fort Malon Road

Address: 304 West Fort Malon Road, Atlantic Beach, North Carolina 28512
Website: https://www.bertsurfshop.com/
Phone: 252-726-1730

Marsh’s Surf Shop

Address: 615 Atlantic Beach Causeway, Atlantic Beach, North Carolina 28512
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Marshs-Surf-Shop-107615479571/
Website: http://www.marshsurfshop.com/
Phone: 252-726-9046

No matter what your skill level, we can help you improve your shredding abilities. Sign up for surf lessons or one of our summer surf camps and you’ll be ripping it on the waves in no time.


Avon, NC

Avon Surf Shop

Address: 40136 Nc Highway 12, Avon, North Carolina 27915
Phone: 252-995-4783

Hatteras Island Boardsports

Address: 41074 Hwy 12, Avon, North Carolina 27915
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/HatterasIslandBoardsports
Website: https://www.hiboardsports.com/
Phone: 252-995-6160

Learn to surf with one of our expert instructors. Daily Group, Semi-Private, and Private Lessons available – starting at $60 for a 2 hour lesson! You’re at the beach, you’re going to need some beach toys! Not all rental equipment is created equal, we only rent high quality gear. Surfboards, paddleboards, kayaks & more!


Burlington, NC

Switch Stance Sports & Surf

Address: 3249 South Church Street, Burlington, North Carolina 27321
Phone: 336-538-9688


Buxton, NC

Fox Watersports

Address: 47108 NC-12, Buxton, North Carolina 27920
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Fox-Watersports-154533508041336/
Website: https://www.foxwatersports.com/
Phone: 252-995-4102

We have developed a better product knowledge than just about any other surfshop. This knowledge allows us to help you decide not only which is the best model for you but what dimesions will work best in your local conditions. If you don’t see the surfboard you are looking for give us a call or email and we can definitely help you find that “magic” board.


Carolina Beach, NC

Bert’s Surf Shop – HWY 421 & Winner Ave

Address: HWY 421 & Winner Ave, Carolina Beach, North Carolina 28403
Website: https://www.bertsurfshop.com/
Phone: 910-458-9047

Mr. Pearson, still surfing after 60, looked back over the growth of a Southern subculture. He began selling surfboards over 30 years ago in his shoe store in Kinston, an inland North Carolina community. Now Bert’s Surf Shops populate the Carolina Coast.

“I used to surf every Sunday after taking my wife and kids to Sunday school,” he recalled. “There’s a whole different atmosphere now. Surfing has become and accepted sport.”

CB Surf Shop

Address: 209 South Lake Park Blvd, Carolina Beach, North Carolina 28428
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/cbsurfshop/
Website: https://cbsurfshop.com/
Phone: 910-458-7005

CB Surf Shop has steadily grown over the years, to become Carolina Beach’s premiere shopping destination. Our knowledgeable and friendly staff is always happy to help assist customers, because we want everyone to enjoy the coastal lifestyle, as we do. In addition to our large selection of surfboards and equipment, CB Surf Shop is proud to offer a vast assortment of quality men’s and women’s apparel, sandals, sunglasses, surf accessories and more. We also offer surfboard and SUP rentals year-round

Island Kite & Surf

Address: 209 S. Lake Park Blvd., Carolina Beach, North Carolina 28428
Phone: 910-458-7005

Surfhouse Cafe & Shop

Address: 604 N Lake Park Blvd, Carolina Beach, North Carolina 28428
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/SURFHOUSE-Cafe-Shop-98284037170/
Website: https://odyseasurf.business.site/
Phone: 910-707-0422

Let our expert instructors guide you to catching some waves! We offer group or private Surf Lessons and stand up paddleboard. Lessons on Carolina Beach and Kure Beach. Contact us today for more information or to sign up.

The Cove Surf Shop

Address: 604 N. Lake Park Blvd, Carolina Beach, North Carolina 28428
Phone: 910-458-4671

Tony Silvagni Surf School

Address: 101 Cape Fear Blvd, G, Carolina Beach, North Carolina 28428
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/TonySilvagniSurfSchool/
Website: https://surfschoolnc.com/
Phone: 910-232-1592

At Tony Silvagni Surf School our private/group lessons are designed based on the level of the individual. Tony and his team will teach you the essential fundamentals on everything from land instruction, wave formation, paddling, positioning, surfing etiquette and water safety. We offer top quality surf lessons year round with our professional and highly qualified surf instructors that are CPR & First Aid Certified.


Charlotte, NC

Wallerbears Surf N Sport (NC)

Address: 8334-106 Pineville Mathews Rd., Charlotte, North Carolina 28202
Phone: 704-341-3414


Corolla, NC

Corolla Surf Shop

Address: 807 Ocean Trail, Corolla, North Carolina 27927
Phone: 252-453-9283


Duck, NC

Duck Village Outfitters

Address: 1207 Duck Rd., Duck, North Carolina 27949
Phone: 252-261-7222

Outer Banks Surf Shop

Address: 1176 Duck Road, Duck, North Carolina 27949
Phone: 252-261-2907


Emerald Isle, NC

Bert’s Surf Shop – Emerald Drive

Address: 8202 Emerald Drive, Emerald Isle, North Carolina 28594
Website: https://www.bertsurfshop.com/
Phone: 252-354-2441

Hot Wax Surf Shop – Emerald isle

Address: 200 Mallard, Emerald Isle, North Carolina 28594
Phone: 252-354-6466


Goldsboro, NC

Saltwater Surf Shop (N Berkeley Blvd)

Address: 614 N Berkeley Blvd Ste F2, Goldsboro, North Carolina 27530
Phone: 919-751-1010


Greenville, NC

Fusion Surf & Skate (E Arlington Bl)

Address: 420-b E Arlington Bl, Greenville, North Carolina 27833
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Fusion-Surf-Skate-168593214725/
Website: https://fusion-surf-skate.business.site/
Phone: 252-321-4884

Fusion is a locally owned and operated surf and skate shop located in Greenville, NC that opened for business in 1997 and has a 3.5 foot bowl in the shop.

Fusion Surf & Skate (Greenville Blvd)

Address: 518-H SE Greenville Blvd, Greenville, North Carolina 27858
Phone: 252-321-4884


Hendersonville, NC

Flipside Boardshop (Hendersonville)

Address: 1712 Asheville Hwy., Hendersonville, North Carolina 28791
Phone: 828-693-0900


Holden Beach, NC

Cape Fear Surf Shop

Address: 3444 Holden Beach Rd., sw., Holden Beach, North Carolina 28462
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Cape-Fear-Surf-Shop-874598082652697/
Phone: 910-842-5665

Surf shop, skate shop, outdoor apparel. Selling Surf, Skate and outdoor clothing, Sunglasses, Flip Flops, Shoes and accessories.


Jacksonville, NC

Good Sessions Surf Shop

Address: 358 Jacksonville Mall, Jacksonville, North Carolina 28542
Phone: 910-353-7070

Saltwater Surf Shop (Western Blvd.)

Address: 345 D Western Blvd., Jacksonville, North Carolina 28546
Phone: 910-577-7873


Kill Devil Hills, NC

17th Street Surf Shop

Address: 1007 S Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
Website: https://17thst.com/
Phone: (252) 441-1797

Coastal Edge Surf and Skate Shop

Address: 1600 S Croatan Hwy (Neptune Dr.), Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
Phone: (252) 449-5560

Coastal Edge is a large surf shop that is locally owned with roots in Virginia Beach, Va. The Kill Devil Hills location sells skate and surf merchandise, including boards, apparel, footwear, watches, sunglasses, swimwear, wetsuits, back packs and other accessories by brands like Fox, Billabong, Quicksilver, O’Niel, Vans, Oakly, Vonzipper and much more. Along with the major surf and skate brands, Coastal Edge sells it’s own custom-designed merchandise designed by local artists. Coastal Edge t-shirts designs are creative and unique.

Duck Village Outfitters (N Croatan Hwy)

Address: 3213 N Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina 27948

The Pit Surf Shop

Address: 1209 S Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina 27948
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pitsurfobx/
Phone: 252-480-3128

The Pit Surf Shop has one of the largest selection of Surfboards and Skim Boards on the OBX! We offer surfing lessons and rentals!


Kinston, NC

Bert’s Surf Shop – E. Newbern Road

Address: 210 E. Newbern Road, Kinston, North Carolina 28504
Website: https://www.bertsurfshop.com/
Phone: 252-527-0845


Kitty Hawk, NC

Barrier Island Surf Shop llc

Address: 4622 North Virginia Dare Trail, Kitty Hawk, North Carolina 27949
Phone: 252-715-1879

Kitty Hawk Kayak & Surf School

Address: 44 E 1st St, Kitty Hawk, North Carolina 28469
Website: https://www.khkss.com/
Phone: 910-713-9283

Kitty Hawk Kayak & Surf School offers guided kayak tours, surf lessons, stand up paddleboard lessons, summer camps and rentals on the Outer Banks of NC.

Outer Banks Surf School

Address: Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/obxsurfschool/
Website: http://www.obxsurfschool.com/
Phone: 252-599-2006

Our mission is to spread our love of Outer Banks surfing by providing a safe, positive, and fun surfing experience to students of all ages and skill levels.

Smileys Surf Co.

Address: Corner of Eckner and the Beach Road, Kitty Hawk, North Carolina 27949
Phone: 252-305-6597

Wave Riding Vehicles (Croatan Hwy)

Address: 4812 Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, North Carolina 27949
Phone: 252-261-4525


Nags Head, NC

Cavalier Surf Shop

Address: 4324 S Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC 27959
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/CavalierSurfShop/
Website: http://cavaliersurfshop.com/
Phone: 252-441-7349

Cavalier Surf Shop in Nags Head has been a much-loved resource for local and visiting surfers since it was founded in the early 1960s ƒ Yes, the 60s! Located at Milepost 13 on the beach road, we are the Outer Banks’ original surf shop – and a worthy destination for that fact alone. Whether you’re a waverider or a gift shopper, or you’re just looking to lay eyes on a local icon, there’s good reason to come see us.

Farmdog Surf School

Address: 2500 S Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, North Carolina 27959
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Farmdoggydog/
Website: https://www.farmdogsurfschool.com/
Phone: 252-255-2233

To provide the aspiring surfer instruction in a safe, structured, high quality and experiential manner that is delivered in a fun, consistent, and purposeful way with friendly, experienced and insightful instructors.

Outer Banks Boarding Co.

Address: 103 E. Morningview Place, Nags Head, North Carolina 27959
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/outerbanksboardingcompany/
Website: https://www.obbconline.com/
Phone: 252-441-1939

Outer Banks Boarding Co. is an independent core boardsports shop offering the best selection of surfboards, skateboards, skimboards, bodyboards, and stand up paddleboards available in the industry.

We also carry a wide variety of accessories and apparel to support your passion for the boarding lifestyle.

Secret Spot Surf Shop

Address: 2815 S. Croatin Hwy, Nags Head, North Carolina 27959
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/secretspotsurfshop/
Website: https://secretspotsurfshop.com/
Phone: 252-441-4030

Located at Milepost 11 in Nags Head, Secret Spot is your go-to shop for surf apparel, accessories and boards. You’ll find all your favorite surf brands including Quiksilver, Roxy, Billabong, Hurley, Rip Curl, Sun Bum, Electric, Oakley and more. Come experience one of the oldest surf shops on the Outer Banks, stoking customers for nearly 40 years in the same Nags Head, NC location.

Surfside Casuals

Address: 4104 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, North Carolina 27959
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/scasualsobx/
Phone: 252-441-7449

Swimsuits, coverups, dresses, swim trunks, sunglasses, boogie boards etc. Locations in Nags Head, Duck, Avon, Frisco, and Rodanthe, NC.

Whalebone Surf Shop

Address: 2214 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, North Carolina 27959
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/whalebonesurfshop/
Website: https://www.whalebonesurfshop.com/
Phone: (252) 441-6747

Whalebone Surf Shop has been serving the needs of surfers and beach lovers on the Outer Banks of North Carolina since 1975. We are an awarding winning shop offering surf boards, surf accessories, clothing and swimwear for the entire family and, of course, the iconic Whalebone Logo. Founder Jim (Biggie) Vaughn is still behind the counter every day offering incredible customer service and quality products in store, while other family members are at the computer creating your online shopping experience.


Newport, NC

Action Surf Shop

Address: P. O. Box 627, Newport, North Carolina 28570
Website: https://www.actionsurf.com/
Phone: 252-240-1818

Blown Kiteboarding

Address: 3205 NC-24, Newport, North Carolina 28570
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Blown-Kiteboarding-114938818531531/
Website: http://blownkiteboarding.com/
Phone: 252-269-9843

It is our goal as a business to make sure no one walks away unsatisfied. The most important aspect of what we are doing is adding enjoyment and fulfillment into your lives. We are here to inspire you to let go of the stressful part of living (work) and use natureês elements to find your peace, to find your joy, and to find your inner happiness. Kiteboarding and kitesurfing at the beautiful North Carolina’s Crystal Coast. We cater to both beginners looking for lessons and experienced kiteboarders.


Norfolk, NC

Global Surf Network

Address: 222 West 21st Street Suite F-132, Norfolk, North Carolina 23517
Phone: 757-633-7445


Oak Island, NC

Local Call Surf Shop

Address: 8417 E Oak Island Dr, Oak Island, North Carolina 28465
Phone: 910-278-3306


Ocean Isle Beach, NC

Salty’s Surf Shop (Ocean isle)

Address: 12 East First Street, Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina 28469
Phone: 910-579-6223

Surf Unlimited

Address: 17 Causeway Dr, Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina 28469
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Surf-Unlimited-124987168893/
Website: https://surfunlimitedsurfshop.com/
Phone: 910-579-1525

Bringing you the best since 1980! Surf Unlimited has grown from a small surf shop into a fabulous. Boutique shopping experience for the entire family!


Rockymount, NC

Saltwater Surf Shop (1153 N. Weseyan Blvd)

Address: 1153 N. Weseyan Blvd, Rockymount, North Carolina 28457


Rodanthe Beach, NC

Rodanthe Surf Shop

Address: 23580 NC Highway 12, Rodanthe Beach, North Carolina 27968
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/rodanthesurfshop/
Website: http://www.rodanthesurfshop.com/
Phone: 252-987-2412

Rodanthe Surf Shop exists for the love of surfing alone. This classic, surf-only shop is the place to get your own Hatteras Glass custom surfboard. RSS rents bodyboards, surfboards, standup paddle boards and offers lessons for adults and children. If your board happens to get dinged up, Rodanthe Surf offers all types of board repairs. We stock major brands of surf wear for men and women, and everyone loves the original logo t-shirts for all ages.


Salvo, NC

Duck Village Outfitters - Salvo

Address: 26689 Highway 12 South (MP42), Salvo, North Carolina 27972
Phone: 252-987-1222


Surf City, NC

Bert’s Surf Shop – Highway 210

Address: Highway 210 PO Box 2646, Surf City, North Carolina 28403
Website: https://www.bertsurfshop.com/
Phone: 910-328-1010

On Shore Surf Shop

Address: 409 Roland Ave, Surf City, North Carolina 28445
Website: https://www.onshoresurfshop.com/
Phone: 910-328-2232

On Shore is a family owned business. My daughter Britney was raised in the shop, working side by side with her mother and I. We have been here for 15 years, serving the surfing community in Surf City. We hold two main contests annually, the Earth & Surf Fest and the King of the Peak. We have also worked hard to get both districts of the ESA to bring their contests to the island.

Spinnaker Beach Surf N Sport

Address: 111 North Shore Drive, Surf City, North Carolina 28445
Phone: 910-328-2311

Spinnaker’s Surf Shop on 111 N. Shore Dr. near the pier. This is my favorite surf shop although there are several good ones on the island. This surf shop rents surf boards & wet suits, gives surfing lessons, and has great clothes for the teens. They also give surf reports.

Surf City Surf School

Address: 107 N Shore Dr, Surf City, North Carolina 28445
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/surfcitysurfschoolNC/
Website:http://www.surfcitysurfschool.com/
Phone: 910-616-2280

Our Daily Surf Lessons are designed to get you and your surfing compadres schooled on shredding and out there catching your first ride! Our fun and professional instructors teach new students about what’s going on around us in the ocean, the equipment we use, how to properly “pop-up,” and how best to exercise safety in the water.


Waves, NC

REAL Watersports

Address: 25706 NC-12, Waves, North Carolina 27982
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/realwatersports/
Website: https://www.realwatersports.com/
Phone: 252-987-6000

When you’re learning with real, you have access to the most knowledgeable and friendly coaches in the world. To maximize your instructional experience, we recommend visiting the real Lesson Center in Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. Our state of-the-art facility has instant access to perfect conditions for kiteboarding and surfing.


Wilmington, NC

Aussie Island Surf Shop – Wilmington

Address: 5101 Dunlea Ct., Wilmington, North Carolina 28405
Website: https://www.aussieisland.com/
Phone: 910-256-5454

Bert’s Surf Shop – Oleander Drive

Address: 5740 Oleander Drive, Wilmington, North Carolina 28403
Website: https://www.bertsurfshop.com/
Phone: 910-392-4501

Hot Wax Surf Shop – Wilmington

Address: 4510 Hoggard Dr, Wilmington, North Carolina 28403
Phone: 910-791-9283

Indo Jax Surf School

Address: 8935 Tilbury Dr, Wilmington, North Carolina 28411
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/indojax/
Website: https://indojaxsurfschool.com/
Phone: 910-274-3565

Our mission is to 1) Teach people to surf in a fun and safe learning environment 2) Bring surfing to people who might otherwise not have a chance to do so. 3) Use the stoke of wave riding to build self-esteem in people 4) Promote a love of the ocean environment 5) Set an example of charity for others to follow. All while having a great time!

JC Surf Camp

Address: 1414 S College Rd, Wilmington, North Carolina 28403
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/jcsurfcamp/
Website: http://jcsurfcamp.com/index.php
Phone: 910-622-5272

Our goal is to teach the young and the young at heart to hit the waves with confidence and give individuals a better understanding of the awesome sport of surfing in a fun and safe learning environment. This sets the stage for a lifetime of fun “on” the water!

Permanent Vacation Skate & Surf

Address: 260 Racine Dr, Wilmington, North Carolina 28403
Phone: 910-399-4878

Pro Line Surf Boards (Hoggard Drive)

Address: 4510 Hoggard Drive, Wilmington, North Carolina 28403
Phone: 910-791-9283

SideArm Surf & Skate

Address: 8258-108 Market St, Wilmington, North Carolina 28411
Phone: 910-686-2969


Winston-Salem, NC

Maui Nix (Winston Salem)

Address: 3320 Silas Creek Pkwy #HU8808, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27103
Phone: 336-765-0616


Wrightsville, NC

Aussie Island Surf Shop – Wrightsville Beach

Address: 1 N Lumina Ave, Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina 28480
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/AussieIsland/
Website: https://www.aussieisland.com/
Phone: 910-256-5454

At Aussie Island we think progress is a good thing. That is why we are proud to support all of our athletes that ride for us. Whether it be surf or skate, these team riders help progress the sport they choose. We believe that they are not only team riders but part of our Aussie Island family.

Crystal South Surf Camp

Address: 805 Schloss St, Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina 28480
Website: https://www.crystalsouthsurfcamp.com/
Phone: 910-465-9638

Emphasizing ocean awareness, safety, and surf etiquette, our experienced instructors match students with appropriate equipment, starting with soft surfboards, and build skills which allow students to transition to higher performance equipment, which equals more and more fun!

KowaBunga Surf School

Address: 8614 Ocean View Dr, Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina 28594
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/eisurf/
Website: https://surfingei.com/
Phone: 910-545-7919

Sharing the love for the art of surfing for the rest of our life!

Mermaid Surf Co.

Address: 703 S Lumina Ave, Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina 28480
Website: https://www.mermaidsurfco.com/
Phone: 203-494-7684

Our mission is to empower females of all ages and abilities. We believe the best surfer in the water is the one having the most fun!

Sean’s Private Surf Instruction

Address: 534 Causeway Dr, Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina 28480
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/SeansPrivateSurfInstruction/
Website: https://www.surfwithsean.com/
Phone: 910-470-2010

Learn everything you need to know with an elite team of talented local surfers. Passing along their knowledge, stoke and secrets of how to surf well. With our proven, unique & individually crafted student – instructor relationships you’ll overcome the obstacles & your surfing will thrive!

South End Surf Shop

Address: 708 S. Lumina Ave., Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina 28480
Phone: 910-256-1118

Surf City Surf Shop (Causeway Dr)

Address: 530 Causeway Dr, Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina 28480
Phone: 910-256-2265

Sweetwater Surf Shop

Address: 10 N. Lumina Ave, Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina 28480
Phone: 910-256-3821

WB Surf Camp

Address: 222 Causeway Dr, Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina 28480
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/surfcamps/
Website: https://www.wbsurfcamp.com/
Phone: 910-256-7873

In our programs you will catch all the waves your body can stand while our expert coaches fill your mind with knowledge and your spirit with stoke. When you leave our program you will have an understanding of why surfers are surfers and why we have uncompromising commitments to coastal conservation.