Where to Rent Kayaks, Bikes, and More on Topsail Island, NC


Where to Rent Kayaks, Bikes, and More on Topsail Island, NC

You can rent so many cool items right here on Topsail Island! 

Vacation is the perfect time to try something new. That might mean trying out a bicycle built for two, kayaking in the sound, or even just indulging yourself by hiring professionals to set up your beach umbrellas and chairs each morning!  Hey, we think that counts as trying something new. 

Today, we are going to introduce you to some fabulous local businesses that cater to you, our Topsail Island visitors and guests. We will also give you resources for renting other items (like sheets, baby items and more) so that you can pack less and enjoy your vacation more! Let's get started. 

On Shore Surf Shop 

Surfboards  ■  Stand Up Paddleboards  ■  Bikes  ■  Tandem Bikes  ■  Kayaks  ■  Surf & Paddleboard Lessons  ■  Full service surf shop

On Shore is Surf City's oldest surf shop (in business since 1997).  Their staff is comprised of seasoned surfers who can answer questions and get you set up for a great day in the sun. They rent bikes, surfboards and more. 

Phone: (910) 328-2232

Facebook: www.facebook.com/OnShoreSurfShop/

Address: 405 Roland Ave, Surf City, NC

On Shore Surf Shop | Ward Realty

50 South 

Surfboards  ■  Stand Up Paddleboards  ■  Bikes  ■  Kayaks  ■  Bodyboards  ■  Beach Chairs  ■  Umbrellas

☑️ Free Delivery is available for most rentals.  Some areas in North Topsail Beach are outside normal delivery radius and will result in an additional $10 surcharge.

50 South is a full-service surf shop but they also rent out bikes, kayaks, beach chairs and other useful items to make your day at the beach that much better! 

Phone: (910) 328-7911

Facebook: www.facebook.com/surf50south/

Address: 306 S. Topsail Drive, Surf City, NC 

50 South Rentals | Ward Realty

Herring's Outdoor Sports 

Kayaks  ■  Cruiser Bikes  ■  Toddler Trailers  ■  Surfboards  ■  Skimboards  ■  Boogie Boards  ■  Beach Chairs  ■  Umbrellas  ■  Paddleboards  ■  Beach Games

☑️ Delivery available

Herring's Outdoor Sports is known as the premier kayak outfitter on Topsail Island. They offer rentals of lots of different items, and they also offer onsite guided or self-guided tours. 

Phone:  (910) 328-3291

Email: [email protected]

Facebook: www.facebook.com/herringsoutdoorsports/

Address:  701 N New River Dr, Surf City, NC 28445

Herring's Outdoor Sports | Ward Realty

Ride T.I. E-Bikes 

Electric Bikes:  Your rental includes one eBike, battery, bike lock and a helmet

RIDE TI offers electric bikes so that you can explore beautiful Topsail Island in a unique way! These bikes travel around 20 mph. and can go 45 miles per charge. Riders must be at least 4'11 to ride (and age 16+), and bikes can carry up to 300 lbs. 

Phone:  (910) 386-3855

Email: [email protected]

Facebook: www.facebook.com/ridetopsail

Address:  111 N. Shore Drive, Surf City, NC

Ride T.I. | Ward Realty

Topsail Beach Service 

Beach Chairs  ■  Umbrellas  ■  Bikes  ■  Surfboards  ■  Stand-Up Paddleboards  ■  Beach Wheelchairs  ■  Beach Games 

Topsail Beach Service supplies everything you need for a fun day on the beach!  Rental pricing includes equipment delivery and pick up. 

They also offer a beach set up service for chairs and umbrellas. With this package, they will set up chairs and umbrellas for you every morning at your desired beach location and then remove the equipment from the beach every afternoon. 

Phone: (251) 586-2343

Email: [email protected]

Facebook: www.facebook.com/TopsailBeachService/

Topsail Beach Service | Ward Realty

North Topsail Surf & Paddle 

Bikes  ■  Surfboards  ■  Stand-Up Paddleboards  ■  Lessons & Tours

North Topsail Surf and Paddle is a family owned shop that specializes in Surf and Paddle Board rentals, lessons, tours, as well as custom jewelry and gifts.


Phone: (910) 859-0151

Email: [email protected]

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/northtopsailsurf/

N. Topsail Surf & Paddle | Ward Realty

Need to rent linens or a crib?  

Want more packing help and vacation planning information? Check out this blog, Bring, Buy or Borrow: How to Pack for Your Next Beach Vacation. It's full of helpful reminders to help you pack for the beach, and it also lists more places you can rent items like sheets, baby gear, and more. 

Please click on our list of Topsail Island rental items for prices and more information.

Bring, Buy or Borrow? | Ward Realty Blog

Ward Realty is ready to host you and your family (or friends) as you make your way to Topsail Island. Whether it's summer, spring, winter or fall, every season offers something great for our guests. Renting a bike or kayak during the cooler months is a fun way to explore the island and the weather is awesome! 

Check out our available Topsail Island vacation rentals to get started. 


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Where to Rent Kayaks, Bikes, and More on Topsail Island, NC


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