Stay Fit and Have Loads of Fun with These Ocean Isle Beach Activities


Stay Fit and Have Loads of Fun with These Ocean Isle Beach Activities


One of the best things about a beach vacation is that you can stay active and fit while enjoying a boatload of activities (pun intended) that get you out in the fresh air and sunshine. Here are a few of the many active ways to experience Ocean Isle Beach, NC and all it has to offer, while keeping your heart rate up and your blood pumping. Have fun! 

Father and son ready to zipline | Williamson Realty Ocean Isle Beach NC Rentals

Aerial Adventuring at Shallotte River Swamp Park

With the largest and longest zipline on the Eastern Seaboard, aerial adventures at Shallotte River Swamp Park are a fun way to do something physical. A full 53 obstacle adventure park with continuous belay awaits you. With 3 levels of difficulty for ages 4 and up, plus Eco-Swamp Boat Tours and Nature-Guided ATV Tours—there's truly something for everyone. It's open year round, too. 

Family bike ride | Williamson Realty Ocean Isle Beach NC Rentals

Biking Around Ocean Isle Beach 

OIB is a very bike-friendly beach town with streets well-suited for riding. Whether you bring your own bike or rent one from a local outfitter, pedaling your way around town and along the beach is a fun and family-friendly way to get moving. Biking is great for all ages and activity levels, plus you get to see the beautiful coastal scenery as you ride. Win-win! 

Woman sitting on the beach doing a yoga pose | Williamson Realty Ocean Isle Beach NC Rentals

Doing Yoga in Your Vacation Rental or on the Beach

Yoga is so versatile. You can do it wherever you are. Whether you choose to do your own yoga flow in the privacy of your vacation rental, follow along with a yoga instructor on YouTube, take an in-studio class, or do yoga on the beach—it's a great way to maintain your health and fitness while away on vacation. Check out Ocean Isle Beach Yoga while you're here. 

Boardwalk through a nature preserve | Williamson Realty Ocean Isle Beach NC Rentals

Exploring Nature Preserves

The Brunswick Islands of North Carolina are home to a range of diverse nature preserves where wildlife thrives. Enjoy beautiful scenery and discover native plants and animals, by foot, bike, or kayak. Explore more during your next Ocean Isle Beach vacation and get in some exercise all at the same time. There's so much to see and experience. Don't forget your camera! 

Kayak on the water | Williamson Realty Ocean Isle Beach NC Rentals

Paddling the Local Waters

Paddling adventures are wonderful ways to explore the local waters and coastal scenery of southern NC. Whether you like to canoe, kayak, or paddleboard, all that matters is that you get out there and paddle your way around while you're here. Ocean Isle Beach canal front rentals on the Intracoastal Waterway are the perfect place to be! 

Man swinging golf club near the ocean | Williamson Realty Ocean Isle Beach NC Rentals

Playing a Round of Golf

Amazing golf courses abound in the Ocean Isle Beach area with 28 golf courses within 10 miles of OIB. Experience a few during your next beach vacation. Whether you choose to walk or ride, you'll still get a good amount of steps in while you limber up your arms and shoulders to perfect your golf swing. Read more about golf courses near your Ocean Isle Beach rental here

Friends playing pickleball | Williamson Realty Ocean Isle Beach NC Rentals

Playing Tennis or Pickleball 

Serve up a little friendly competition on the courts. You can find tennis courts at some of our Ocean Isle Beach condo complexes, making it easy to walk out and play a game of tennis whenever you want and keep your activity levels up. Pickleball is an increasingly popular game to play as well, and you can find pickleball courts at the Ocean Isle Beach Park. 

Man running into the ocean with surf board | Williamson Realty Ocean Isle Beach NC Rentals

Surfing the Waves

Take a surf lesson or ride the waves at your leisure. The Atlantic Ocean is the perfect playground for those who like to be out on the water and maneuvering the surf. To learn more about how to get out there and hang ten, check out our previous blog post that includes beginner tips, where to go for surf lessons, and where to find board rentals. 

Woman tying her shoes on the beach getting ready to jog | Williamson Realty Ocean Isle Beach NC Rentals

Walking or Running the Beach

The simple act of walking or running on the beach is probably the easiest way to stay active during your vacation. You get the added bonus of opportunities to watch beautiful sunrises and sunsets, feel the sand beneath your feet, and listen to the crash of the waves. What's not to love? Choosing an oceanfront Ocean Isle Beach rental puts you right where you want to be for the best beach access. 


What's your favorite way to stay fit at the beach?

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Stay Fit and Have Loads of Fun with These Ocean Isle Beach Activities


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