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Address: Hwy 12 S, Between Avon and Buxton, Soundside, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
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Beach located along North Carolina's Outer Banks that is recommended for...

Beach located along North Carolina's Outer Banks that is recommended for windsurfing.

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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.

Reviewed 1 week ago
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High Point, NC
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High Point, NC
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306 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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.

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Thank dhc01
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58 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
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, and any given day is a fantastic day to enjoy the ride.

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2 Thank rockbite
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56 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

No matter what direction winds come from - you will get the most of it at the Canadian hole. Although not the place with most flat water around the Hatteras spots , it is the best for the clean and strong wind!

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1 Thank Windy_Al
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52 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Our labrador retrievers beg and cry to visit Canadian Hole for fetch and swimming. It's very accessible, easy to walk for older dogs, and pretty shallow so if they've got long legs they can still touch the bottom. They demand visits every night! We try to time our visit with sunset - it's breathtaking.

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2 Thank Jen C
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35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

The best view watching Kites and wind Surfers...good beach access and does have bath facilities..... Sunsets are the best..

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1 Thank D G
Front Royal, Virginia
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Calm flat area for families-maintained restrooms-great for kite boarding and stand up paddle boarding

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Afton, Tennessee
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23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Always enjoy seeing the enthusiasts on the water, with either their parasails or boards. Breeze is very good and the participants can really scoot along.

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Bryans Road, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We stopped at this day use area because the grand kids wanted to spend some time in the water and not have to worry about waves wiping them out. What a great little gem of a place. The kids could walk out into the sound, play in the sand, and float on their boogie boards. We came back the next... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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64 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This spot is great for little kids as it is very shallow for a long way out from shore. We traveled there to try out a new SUP and it was the perfect spot for this. The days we went there was little to no wind.

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