Sunset Beach Activities
The Sunset Beach area offers something for everyone's interest! The focus on the island is relaxation; whether it's a day at the beach or sitting on a rental cottage deck catching up on reading or the family. But once you're ready for more, it's waiting for you.
We have a very active Turtle Season each year. Turtle Talk is held during the summer from June 1st through Labor Day weekend on Sunday nights at 7 pm at our main office front porch on the island-learn more about the turtles that nest here at Sunset Beach. The program is presented by the Sunset Beach Turtle Patrol. (Want to learn more about the turtle program? Check out the Turtle Patrol's website).
Go visit it and share its story with the full family on your next vacation. You can learn more about the Old Bridge Preservation Society and their offerings on the web.
How about a surf lesson from one of the top area surfers. Check out Carolina School of Surf for lessons.
You have a chance to join in during your summer vacation. Sessions are held on the beach at the 40th Street boardwalk. Bring a BIG towel and water. There is a fee of $10 per class (cash only). Contact Kelly for pricing and more info.
Located across Mad Inlet from Sunset Beach, this uninhabited barrier island is a popular destination for vacationers. You can reach it by walking along the oceanfront from the west end of Sunset Beach. The State of NC purchased this island in 2002 for conservation uses. Visit the Kindred Spirit mailbox and leave a message!
Located at Ocean Isle. Great for the kids. Standing exhibits on the beach tides, local animals and fish. Sunset Properties is proud to be a sponsor of the 'touch tank' where kids can see and feel some of the creatures of the sea. Watch for special speakers and events that the museum hosts throughout the year.
This is a state of the art facility located on the mainland in Sunset Beach. It includes a theater for rotating shows about the sky and a science and education center, and a gift shop. Click on their link for show schedules.
Need more information? Try the Brunswick County Chamber of Commerce.
Doctor's Care (843-663-2220) is located corner of Hwy 179 and Hwy 17 end of Calabash.
Novant Brunswick Medical Center (Hospital) is located on US 17 approximately 30 minutes north of the island.
Novant Oceanside Convenient Care is located in Shallotte and also offers urgent care services. (910-754-4441)