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Hot Wax is your headquarters for surfboard, stand up paddle board, and kayak rentals, tours, instruction, sales, and consignments. Hot Wax has been family-owned and operated since 1987.
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200 Mallard Dr, Emerald Isle, NC 28594-2401
+1 252-354-6466
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

My 12 year old daughter took a group surf lesson. She loved it! She clearly learned a lot, and the instructors really took their time with each student.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Wendi R
Reviewed 31 July 2018

We rented kayaks and a paddle board from Hot Wax. They were so nice to add us on a day that was already fully booked. Rental and return pick up was so easy. We will definitely do this,again. It was an awesome family experience.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Marleygirl2006
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

My 8 and 9 year olds took a 2.5 hour lesson and had an amazing time! Everything from booking through returning the equipment was simple. The instructor (Mike) was fantastic with the kids - patient but not coddling. They told me it was the best...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Natalie C
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Our kids (13 and 11) loved their surf lesson at Hot Wax. . . After a short walk to the beach, there's 15-20 minutes of overview on the sand, then 2+ hours in the waves. Kyle is a great instructor. Overall, the "Surf Camp" is...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Hot Wax did a wonderful job providing us with the items we needed at a fair price. Would be 5-star but the delivery dates aren't daily.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Jessica L
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

These guys make taking a paddle so easy. Sign up day before you want to paddle. Then they deliver and pick up the equipment. They gave us good tips based on tide wind and experience level. Really nice and knowledgeable.plus rentals are based on 5...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank ttalb0t
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Rented a surfboard for a day amd then extended it to one more. Prices good, shop well kept, very friendly staff.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank aerogirl59
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Our kids wanted to try Stand-up Paddle boarding so we stopped in Hot Wax Surf Shop to get some info. Since it was our first time on SUPs, we decided to go with the 2.5 hour Eco-tour, which is a guided tour around the sound....More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Angela D
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Rented 2 surfboards for my grandkids from here. Love this place! My grandkids ages 14 and 12 had a blast with these boards even though they had never surfed before! Will definitely be buying boards from them cause the kids are hooked on surfing now!...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank bstrother
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We rented two kayaks for the morning. They gave us everything we needed, great tips and safety instructions. We paddled around the sound side of Emerald Isle and had a blast. Will do it again when we go back!

Date of experience: July 2017
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