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Nor'Banks Sailing & Watersports

1314 Duck Rd, Duck, NC 27949-4471
+1 252-261-2900
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Jet Skiing and Derek's customer service were awesome

Our son thoroughly enjoyed his jet ski time and his siblings had a blast riding with him. But... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Chesapeake, Virginia
Fantastic for Jet Ski, and great for other water sports too

My teen and I rented a Jet Ski for a full hour at a totally reasonable price. It was a great... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Troy V
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
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Nor'Banks Sailing & Watersports is the premier sailing and water sports location on the Outer Banks. Established in 1979, Nor'Banks has always been a leader in the industry and provides quality equipment, excellent customer service and a safe environment for everyone. Nor'Banks offers the most complete water sports center on the OBX, with Waverunners, Parasailing, Wake Boarding, Waterskiing, Tubing, Kayaks, SUP, Tours, Pontoon Boat Rentals and Sailing (Rentals, Lessons, Youth Camps and Sales). The waterfront location is amazing with plenty of parking, bathrooms, showers, 200 foot pier and a grassy lawn. New for 2016, Nor'Banks is now the OBX Hobie Cat dealer and features all of their amazing boats for rental and for sale.
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1314 Duck Rd, Duck, NC 27949-4471
+1 252-261-2900
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Reviewed yesterday

Our son thoroughly enjoyed his jet ski time and his siblings had a blast riding with him. But Derek's kindness to our whole family and especially to our grandson was what prodded me to write this review (1st time ever to write one). Derek was...More

Thank swolvin
Reviewed 2 days ago

My teen and I rented a Jet Ski for a full hour at a totally reasonable price. It was a great experience! The staff handles the safety briefing thoroughly but reasonably quickly. When we fell off (okay, twice) due to some high-speed antics, their staff...More

Thank Troy V
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We took the family parasailing for the first time yesterday in Duck. What a great time! Everyone here was super nice and Jamie and Justin were great with the instructions, photos, and getting my little ones up in the air. The equipment was great and...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We returned to OBX for the first time in seven years in August 2017. The last time we visited, I had a gift to take a wave runner out with Nor'Banks. As someone who would rather ride the waves than ride a motorcycle, I couldn't...More

Thank Jason M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a fantastic couple of outings with the folks at Nor'Banks. First my teen and I tried parasailing at 1200 ft. Felt very comfortable and safe with the crew who were great guys. Then took the family out tubing. There were 5 of us ranging...More

Thank MustangLippy
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Brought our children for water tubing and parasailing.Each of the sports started on scheduled time. No haphazard operation like you can find at the islands. Staff was great and made experiences lots of fun. Sean did the tubing and worked to give our three children...More

Thank tripped4
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went to Nor'Banks yesterday-4 adults and 7 kids (ages 7-13) We rode waverunners & did tubing with Sean. They had an amazing time! My 7 year old said it was 'better than awesome' and my 13-year-old said it was better than any water park...More

Thank MichelleTP71
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went paddle boarding and kayaking as a family and Devon and Kendra were excellent! They helped get us in the water without any problems with some young and inexperienced kids. They also were gracious enough to offer to take our pictures and even put...More

Thank grohball
Reviewed 6 days ago

Just went tubing with Captain Sean! It was an excellent experience all the way around. Our appointment was at 10:00 am and we got there at about 9:25 am to fill out our waivers, etc. We were a group of 5. Sean greeted us all...More

Thank PaulJMic
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our family had a great time today with Nor'Banks Sailing. Jaime and Justin we a great team and played a great host for our family. They made the nerves go away right away for the kids. We can't wait for our next trip, we will...More

Thank Kn B
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24 May 2017|
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Response from marfaith2 |
Thanks much! Will do this next time.