to Island Water Sports

We are kid tested & family approved!

Located in the heart of the Crystal Coast, we offer everything you’ll need to make your vacation one to remember. With highly qualified and trained professionals, we will cater to your every need on the water. Safety is our number one priority so rest assured that you will enjoy a fun and adventurous beach day with us.

Since 1989 Island Water Sports has been providing vacations with premium watersports activities at an affordable price!


Wave Runner Rentals

With the largest riding area on the Crystal Coast, there is plenty of room to experience the adrenaline rush from our 3 seater (limited to weight – 375lbs) Yamaha 4 stroke 110 HP engine. We have a 200 foot pier with a double deck observation platform for spectators complete with shade and cold beverages. Our jet skis can be rented by the 1/2 hour or hour. Our rental fee includes a short safety training course as well as life jackets and fuel.

There are no hidden charges or extra fees for passengers. All jet ski operators must be 16 years of age and be able to present a valid photo ID at the time of rental.

We will be happy to reserve 4 skis or more upon request.

$60 / 30 min
$100 / per hour

Boat Rental

Our boat rentals are a great way to explore the Crystal Coast. We ask that you arrive 45 minutes prior to your reservation for boating safety regulations and chart. If you have any questions, feel free to call us directly at (252) 247-7303.

20ft Pontoon Boat | 6-8 People | 90 HP
$300 for 1/2 Day (4 hours)
$400 for Full Day (8 hours)
24ft Pontoon Boat | 8-12 People | 90 HP
$335 for 1/2 Day (4 hours)
$435 for Full Day (8 hours)

* Prices Do Not Include Fuel *

Guides are available for an additional $65. 

Stand Up Paddle Board Rentals

No experience required. Enjoy the fun that these oversized surf boards have to offer. We provide you with proper safety equipment, basic instructions and helpful pointers to ensure that you’ll enjoy your paddling experience in our shallow waters. Afraid of falling? No problem, you simply step off the board and hop back on. Advance paddlers can also enjoy wave surfing on the ocean too. (*Complimentary delivery for off site rentals with a minimum of 4 hours)

Free Delivery anywhere on island
$30 / 1 hour
$35 / 2 hours
$50 / 1/2 Day
$70 / Full Day (Each additional day is $30)

Kayak Rentals

Our kayak rentals are perfect for getting up close and personal with the local ecosystem. Kayaks can be launched right from our docks or delivered to your beach house or condo. Our kayaks accommodate 1-3 riders at a time and can be rented by the hour, day or week. If you are adventurous, we even have an ocean kayak specially designed to take on the waves. We provide detailed charts and other local information for you to have an awesome paddle into some beautiful and serene terrain… sort of a self-guided eco tour! (*Complimentary delivery for off site rentals with a minimum of 4 hours)

Single Kayaks
$30 / 1 hour
$35 / 2hours
$40 / 4 hrs(1/2 Day)
$60 / 8 hrs (Full Day)
$40 / 4hrs (1/2 Day)
$60 / 8hrs (Full Day) – Free Delivery
(Each additional day is $25)
Double Kayaks
$35 / 1 hour
$40 / 2 hours
$50 / 4hrs (1/2 Day)
$70 / 8hrs (Full Day)
$50 / 4hrs (1/2 Day)
$70 / 8hrs (Full Day) – Free Delivery
(Each additional day is $30)

Banana Boat Rides

You can’t come to the beach and not experience the exhilaration of a Banana Boat ride! Guaranteed to get you wet, our double banana boat is pulled behind a powerboat, by our highly skilled dock master. Each ride lasts approximately 15 minutes and can hold up to six. (subject to a weight limit) Great fun for the whole family with passengers only needing to be 4 years old and up. Please call for groups of 12 or more.

$15 / Per person – 15 minute ride

Bumper Boats

“Bump” on the largest riding area on the east coast, Bogue Sound. The only ride where we encourage you, to “bump” into each other. Great fun for all ages. Height requirement is 44 inches. Please call for groups of 12 or more.

$15 / Per person – 15  minute ride
$25 / Per Person Combo – Banana Boat & Bumper Boats

Dolphin Deck

Open during business hours if weather permits

After a long day on the water, it’s time to kick back and relax with an ice cold beverage watching the most spectacular sunset on the island. Our 200 foot pier with the bi-level Dolphin Deck is located over the pristine waters of Bogue Sound.

We offer an upper and lower deck, complete with soft drinks and snacks. We provide tables and umbrellas. New for 2017! We now are now offering ice cream and fresh squeezed lemonade and orangeade.

Weddings & Corporate Parties are available in the Spring and Fall, Please call us at (252) 247-7303 to inquire about Rates

Customized Dolphin Tours

Our Dolphin tours are customized for you. You tell us where you want to go and our local, highly skilled guides will take you there. Don’t know where you want to go? Let us know what you want to see and do, leave the rest to us. It is your adventure and you are in charge.

Call ahead to customize this exciting tour. Reservations can be made but with a minimum 2 hours and a minimum of 2 skis.

$200 / ski for 2hrs

Pure - T - Fun Store


We have kayaks, stand up paddle boards, pontoon boats, surf boards, golf carts, and scooters available to rent. Also, we have a gift shop and sell souvenirs, beach supplies, shells, t-shirts, and more!

GPS Address:
3102 Emerald Drive, Emerald Isle, NC 28594
Emerald Isle between Mile Marker 15 & 15.5 – Across from Dollar General & Flip Flops

We have two locations! Our Island Water Sports location and a location for Pure-T-Fun.

Gift Certificates

Give the gift of FUN on the water!

Kayaks, Jet Skis, Stand Up Paddleboards, and much more…

Just give us a call, and we’ll make all the arrangements to
help you give this special gift.

Water Sports Rental
(252) 247-7303

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We're excited to meet you



1960 Salter Path Rd,
Salter Path, NC 28575


(252) 247-7303