Ocean Isle Beach Area Attractions
This local museum houses the areas best collection of natural coastal and marine history. There is a great collection of sea life from live animal touch tanks to examples of native species found in and around our area. Mondays at 7 pm there is a "Nesting Sea Turtle Program" and children's afternoon programs during June- August.
Ocean Isle Community Center
This town operated center, located at 44 East 1st Street, is open to the public and offers free daily childrens activities Monday-Friday during the summer. Center hours are 9 am - 5 pm June 1- October 31. Public restrooms and picnic facilities are available.
Zipline Ocean Isle Beach | Ocean Isle Beach
Are you ready for adventure at the beach? Whether it's the largest, longest Zipline Tour on the eastern seaboard, a full 53-element Aerial Adventure Park, or a serene Eco Boat Tour, adventure is waiting for you at the Shallotte River Swamp Park. Call 910-687-6100 or visit our website for reservations WWW.ZIPNPLAY.COM
Ingram Planetarium | Sunset Beach
This local gem houses an 85 seat domed theater providing learning experiences for the general public in the areas of astronomy, energy and all things planet related. Hands on exhibits as well as year round programs will excite all persons. Day and evening programs along with seasonal based learning programs make the planetarium a must see.
Fort Fisher Aquarium | Kure Beach
This aquarium includes indoor and outdoor exhibits, auditoriums, class and meeting rooms and a gift shop and snack bar. Many live animal programs, outdoor activities and workshops are offered throughout the entire year. Please visit the website to plan your outing to this facility.
Step aboard the USS North Carolina historic battleship and surround yourself in World War II history. The battleship is located right across from downtown Wilmington on the Cape Fear river. Take the tour of the battleship and learn many interesting facts about the famous fighter. After the tour, grab a bite to eat or shop in Wilmington’s historic downtown waterfront.
Alligator Adventure | (843) 361-0789
Take a walk on the wild side at Barefoot Landing’s Alligator Adventure in North Myrtle Beach. You’ll not only find alligators hiding in the marshes and swamps,but you’ll be able to see lizards, frogs, and rare birds in a very live environment. Fun and exciting for the whole family!
Myrtle Waves Water Park | (877) 699-9200
20 acres of water rides and more than 1 million gallons of water forms Myrtle Waves water park, the largest water park in South Carolina. The park is host to over 30 water soaked rides and attractions. Located just a short drive down Highway 17, your family will have a whole days worth of fun in the sun.
Nascar Speedpark | (843) 918-8725
Take your family on a high speed adventure to Nascar Speedpark. Located by Broadway At The Beach in Myrtle Beach, the speedpark lets you race go-karts against friends and family. Challenge them on many different tracks for varying skill levels.
Ripley's Aquarium | (800) 734-8888
Ripley’s Aquarium is known as South Carolina’s Most Visited Attraction. The aquarium, located in Myrtle Beach’s Broadway At The Beach, is home to many different species of sharks, rays, and fish. With plenty of educational lectures and programs to compliment the various oceanlife, Ripley’s Aquarium will surely be a hit with the whole family!
The Myrtle Beach Pelicans | 877-918-8499
One of the most favorite local activities around is to watch the Myrtle Beach Pelicans baseball team play ball. The Pelicans, a class A affiliate ball club for the Texas Rangers, plays baseball at Coastal Federal Field (next door to Broadway At The Beach). Come on down for an evening of baseball at this state-of-the-art facility.