All You Need to Know About Scuba Diving on Ocean Isle Beach
If you love scuba diving you might already know about the coast of North Carolina and its reputation for incredible scuba diving. However, you might not know about Ocean Isle Beach. Our charming community is the perfect destination for novice and experienced divers alike. Ocean Isle Beach has loads of great vacation rentals to choose from and all of them are within a short drive of some of the best scuba spots on the Carolina coast. This week we have everything you need to plan your Ocean Isle Beach scuba adventure.
Amazing diving conditions
Among other things, Ocean Isle Beach is known for terrific beaches and wonderful weather. Did you know on average, the waters here on Ocean Isle Beach are 10 degrees warmer than the northern Outer Banks areas? Our surf is gentle and generally without strong currents, creating perfect conditions for scuba diving. Ocean isle Beach is often a preferred place for beginner and experienced divers alike, because of these scuba friendly conditions. Did you know some of the best conditions and weather come to Ocean Isle Beach is late summer and early fall, making it a great destination for a September or October vacation.
Great vacation rentals
Before you hit the water you need to find great accommodations. No matter how big or small your scuba diving party is, we have just the right home or condo to fit your needs. Are you binging your own boat? If you are, we have homes that feature docks on the canal so you will never be farther than a few steps away from your boat. Need amenities for the kids like a pool or oceanfront access. We have those and so much more to choose from. Give us a call today at 800-727-9222 to speak with a reservationist about your vacation home needs.
Bring the boat
One of the best things about an Ocean Isle Beach vacation is the ability to bring your boat. Many of our vacation homes have docks and are located on the canals. The area features lots of boat ramps that provide easy access to the local waterways. For those looking to take a day trip to one of the local dive sites there are virtually hundreds of boat ramps, marinas and launches within a fifty-mile radius of Ocean Isle Beach. The best part of boating and diving in the local area is at the end of the day you'll return home to your spacious and safe vacation rental. No leaving your boat and gear in a crowded hotel or motel parking lot.
Awesome dive sites
To have a great dive vacation you need great dive sites to explore. Within just a few minutes drive of Ocean Isle Beach there are loads of great dives. The North Carolina coast is loaded with shipwrecks and is often referred to as the "Graveyard of the Atlantic".
One such area is the area call the Frying Pan Shoals. This area known for fierce winter storms and shifting shoals has often been the scene of maritime disasters. Over the years with the improvement of navigational and communication equipment fewer and fewer wrecks occur. However, for scuba diving lovers this a rich area full of old shipwrecks that you can enjoy on your Ocean Isle Beach vacation. Most wrecks are easily accessible just a short boat ride from Ocean Isle Beach. Of course, there are also great day trip opportunities to Wilmington, Southport and Holden Beach for more dive experiences.
Are you ready to book a vacation home for your Ocean Isle Beach scuba diving trip? If you are now is a great time to give us a call today at 800-727-9222 and let out friendly staff of reservationist help you find the perfect home today. Of course, you can always click the button below to book on our safe and secure website.