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Canadian Hole

Hwy 12 S, Between Avon and Buxton, Soundside, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
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Sunsets

Had to visit the Canadian Hole on the last night of vacation to witness the amazing view of the... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Jody T
via mobile
Beautiful sunsets!

I love this place! While driving down 12, I always love seeing all of the colorful kites scattered... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
jessicaboyd1977
via mobile
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Beach located along North Carolina's Outer Banks that is recommended for windsurfing.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“kite surfing” (8 reviews)
“shallow water” (5 reviews)
“nice shallow” (2 reviews)
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Hwy 12 S, Between Avon and Buxton, Soundside, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Had to visit the Canadian Hole on the last night of vacation to witness the amazing view of the sunset. What a perfect night. Still wind surfers getting in the last bit of daylight and stunning colours in the sky. Lots of parking and the...More

Thank Jody T
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

I love this place! While driving down 12, I always love seeing all of the colorful kites scattered on the Sound. This is an easy spot to pull into to watch or join. Love the sunsets here, too!

Thank jessicaboyd1977
Reviewed 24 August 2017

I was pleasantly surprised. They had nice steps down to the beach area. The only negative was lots of broken shells so you need a chair to sit in.

Thank Marti A
Reviewed 10 July 2017

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

1  Thank GRITS-TO-GO
Reviewed 30 June 2017

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 20 June 2017

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 30 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

3  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 11 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 10 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
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santhoshgeorge
17 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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