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Address: 24502 Highway 12, Rodanthe, NC 27968
Phone Number: +1 877-359-8447
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09:30 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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If you're looking for adventure on the Outer Banks, look no further! Kitty...

If you're looking for adventure on the Outer Banks, look no further! Kitty Hawk Kites is the Outer Banks' leader in adventure and recreation. Choose from over 25 adventures at locations from Corolla to Ocracoke, including hang gliding, kiteboarding, kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, surf lessons, jet ski rentals and tours, parasailing, JetPak, aero tours and flight instruction, sailing cruises, dolphin tours, horseback riding and wild horse tours, Segway tours, wakeboarding and tubing, light tackle and chartered fishing excursions, 4x4 beach tours, clamming, drone school, and more!

With locations from Corolla to Ocracoke, Kitty Hawk Kites is the largest retailer of kites on the Outer Banks, offering everything from single-line kites for kids to advanced stunt kites for experienced fliers. In addition, Kitty Hawk Kites offers the largest selection of toys, flags, and wind art that you won’t find anywhere else on the beach, as well as a leading selection of quality resort apparel, footwear, t-shirts, sweatshirts, sunglasses, gifts, adventure and beach gear and more.

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Life Is Good

We found some really cool Life is Good shirts there and they have a great shoe selection. The lady that was working was super sweet and very personable. There is everything there... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Melissa L
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45 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found some really cool Life is Good shirts there and they have a great shoe selection. The lady that was working was super sweet and very personable. There is everything there from kites to Christmas ornaments. Glad we stopped by.

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Thank Melissa L
Miramar Beach, Florida
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105 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is a lot to see here. A huge room of water sports equipment, Kites, brand name clothes, tshirts, footwear, toys, gifts, and Life is Good! No other place nearby like it.

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Thank Keith L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Stayed right there at the resort in the "Life is Good" condo. Great place to stay and play! We kited right out in front of the condo. Nick and his crew: Taylor, Rick, Lucy, Will, Billy and Kaylee were just so helpful in all we did. They shared lots of local info too. My buddy Bob took a lesson and... More 

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Thank BuckandEd
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Bought a Kitty Hawk Kite actually made in the USA. Excellent quality. The staff was very informative and helped us select the best kite for our needs and likes. We received a little instruction and information about the wind required for the kite we chose and some very good advice and hints on how to best fly it. We had... More 

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Thank Sandra V
Hartington, Canada
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We bought kites five years ago from this store. My sons kite broke so we took the fibre glass rod back in to get it replaced. The young man cut us a new one on the spot and said thanks for coming back and said no charge. You don't get service like that many other places.

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Thank Neil P
Louisville, Kentucky
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36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

This store is great with a huge variety of things that fly in the wind. Purchased my first kite since I was a child and got to fly it taking full advantage of the winds in the area.

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Thank Wing1966
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I took 2 kiteboarding classes (private). It wasn't the first time taking classes, but for both of us the sessions were a step forward! Our instructors assessed correctly our capabilities and took us to the next level. It was so much, wish we had more time! The school was very accommodating when it came to our schedule.... More 

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Thank Ramona L
Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Went for hang gliding for the first time and our instructor was awesome. Willie was very informative and relaxed which made me relaxed the whole time which is a great accomplishment since I am very scared of heights.

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Thank sarahchavis
Louisville, Kentucky
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

So, I can't really say that the surf class was good or bad because it didn't happen. Was supposed to have a class today but the instructor was a no call/no show after waiting an hour beyond the class' scheduled start time. To further complicate things, the kid at the desk didn't really know how to handle the situation. He... More 

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Thank kyle f
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16 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

I found myself at this location after I had a problem with my kite. I need to get a repair and the staff was able to refer me to a local man (HELMUT) who did a very professional job. While I was working out the details of the repair, I noticed the launch area and the free assistance for kite... More 

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Thank daniel j

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