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Canadian Hole

Hwy 12 S, Between Avon and Buxton, Soundside, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
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Great for windsurfing

Beautiful, open area for windsurfing or watching the windsurfers. Shallow and easy to launch a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
GRITS-TO-GO
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North Carolina
Good place to watch the sunset

This is a great area to bring a chair and read a book. Although this area is great for wind and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
dreamergirl4686
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South Salem, New York
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Beach located along North Carolina's Outer Banks that is recommended for windsurfing.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Hwy 12 S, Between Avon and Buxton, Soundside, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful, open area for windsurfing or watching the windsurfers. Shallow and easy to launch a board.

Thank GRITS-TO-GO
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great area to bring a chair and read a book. Although this area is great for wind and kite surfing it wasn't the best for stand up paddle boarding (it was very difficult). Lots of people go swimming here as the water...More

1  Thank dreamergirl4686
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even if you don't kite board or SUP or wind surf, this is a fun place to stop and watch. We like to bring some light snacks and watch while we contemplate bringing our boards for us and the kids to participate.

Thank vaughanken
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Great place to wind and kite surf, kayak and paddle board and even swim if you have little ones. The parking lot is easy access and it has very clean compost toilets and water bottle filler along with changing room . You can cross the...More

2  Thank conni r
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Bring your camera on a breezy May Day and be astounded by the crush of colors in the sky from tens of kitesurfers at a time plying the sound with their beautiful power kites.

Thank NCLoggerheads
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Perfect spot for families with young children or a couple with a dog. Nice shallow water make it easier going for the kids or pets.

1  Thank dhc01
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Canadian Hole may be an unfamiliar term to the typical, laid-back Hatteras Islander vacationer, but to windsurfers around the world, the phrase invokes thoughts of an exact, postcard-perfect locale on the Outer Banks, where windsurfing and water sports conditions are truly at their global best,...More

2  Thank rockbite
Reviewed 17 October 2016

No matter what direction winds come from - you will get the most of it at the Canadian hole. Although not the place with most flat water around the Hatteras spots , it is the best for the clean and strong wind!

1  Thank Windy_Al
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Our labrador retrievers beg and cry to visit Canadian Hole for fetch and swimming. It's very accessible, easy to walk for older dogs, and pretty shallow so if they've got long legs they can still touch the bottom. They demand visits every night! We try...More

2  Thank Jen C
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

The best view watching Kites and wind Surfers...good beach access and does have bath facilities..... Sunsets are the best..

1  Thank D G
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santhoshgeorge
16 June 2017|
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Response from dhc01 | Reviewed this property |
You can rent different water sports items from Ocean Atlantic Rentals in Avon, right up the road. I believe single kayaks rent for the week starting at $69.
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