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Topsail Island

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Address: Surf City, Topsail Island, NC
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US$85.00*
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Guided Kayak Paddling Tours on Topsail Island NC
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US$225.00*
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Guided Kayak Fishing Trips of Topsail Island NC

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Topsail Island is the best beach to vacation or visit anytime. Love it. We always have a blast each year we are here. Friendly people and lots of things to see and do. You can't... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 September 2015
Becky B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

Topsail Island is the best beach to vacation or visit anytime. Love it. We always have a blast each year we are here. Friendly people and lots of things to see and do. You can't be bored here.

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Thank Becky B
Concord, North Carolina
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

First visit to Topsail Island and enjoyed it very much. Very peaceful place to rest. Only reason I didn't give it an excellent rating, is when it rains, the main roads are so flooded that you can't get through. That's no problem if you don't have to leave your motel.

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Delaware, Ohio
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

We just got back from our first visit to Topsail Island with our 4 generation family. It was the perfect place for everyone, beautiful, relaxing and the beach was wonderful. We had a house on the beach and that was great for our many walks. The small kids enjoyed their first visit to the ocean and a beach. We hope... More 

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Thank smjwild
Topsail Beach, North Carolina
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

People in Topsail, whether vacationing or lucky enough to live there full time, enjoy pets. It's a comfortable, laid back and friendly place with amazing white sand and carribean blue water at the south tip of the island. My family was surprised at the food choices, the boating and water sports, and the various price point properties for rent. People... More 

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Morgantown
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

Our family rented a 5 bedroom house on South Shore Drive and had a wonderful time - the beach is beautiful.

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Thank Gale C
north carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

Love staying in the off season, no crowds, just peace and quiet! Stayed at the Sea Vista, right on the water, older, clean and lovely. Workers are awesome and will help you with any questions.

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Leland, North Carolina
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

We decided to try different beaches along the NC coast. Topsail is a favorite. Not crowed, easy to get to and free parking. We had a perfect beach day and will be returning.

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Thank Ice58
Alabaster, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015

Lovely beaches with beautiful healthy dunes. Several places for beach access and not crowded. Charming little beach town.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

Topsail Island is all we hoped for in a beach vacation. Small enough to make the beach, shops and restaurants very convenient but also large enough to feel the privacy and semi-seclusion my fiancé and I were looking for. The locals were very friendly and we enjoyed many glorious meals at several of the on island restaurants. Some touristy shops... More 

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York, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

My family has been coming to Topsail since 2001. It is a relaxing vacation destination. If you are looking for a lot of excitement with plenty to do in the evening, look for another destination. Try Myrtle Beach. The house rentals are reasonable compared to other locations in the Southeast. The beaches are nice except at the extreme Northern end.... More 

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