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  • Virginia Beach – Wet & Wild

    With miles and miles of beautiful coastline and meandering waterways, Virginia Beach is home to an aquatic playground of fun and adventure. Whether you sail above the coast on a parasailing excursion, drop in on a surfing session, or ride the currents with a variety of boating activities, getting on the water is never a problem. So paddle, sail, cruise, swim, or walk out to our beautiful waters and start living the life, aquatic-style.


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    All-aboard a day of excitement. Venture out into the calm waters of Virginia Beach and experience a bevy of local wildlife and picturesque views of our coastline along the way.

    parasailingparasailing

    Let your excitement take flight as your legs dangle hundreds of feet above the Virginia Beach coastline. Get a seagulls-eye-view of the Atlantic Ocean and surrounding landscape and live the life with an aerial twist.

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    Rev up the fun with a fast and furious aquatic adventure. With the wind in your face, you'll explore local waterways, see some of Virginia Beach's native wildlife, and let out plenty of ya-hoos along the way.

  • plan your adventure

    • dolphin tours

      Dolphin Tours

      Pack a smile and head out into the calm waters of the Atlantic Ocean to hang out with pods of new friends. Get an up-close look at native dolphins, sea turtles, birds and fish as you troll the Virginia Beach coast, taking in the sites and sounds of the coastal wildlife.

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      Surfing

      Grab a board and paddle out to the breakers for a natural thrill ride like no other. Whether you're already shredding or need a lesson or two to get going, Virginia Beach has all the waves you need to get in on the action. So drop in and get the fun started.

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    • Paddleboarding

      Paddleboarding is a great way for beginners and experts alike to take to the calm waters of Virginia Beach for a day of adventure. Get a closer look at a pod of dolphins, catch a wave, or simply soak up the beauty of life on the water. It’s all just a paddle away.

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    • Rudee Inlet

      Rudee Inlet Activities

      Your water-filled adventure stars here. From parasailing to jet skis, paddle boarding to pirate cruises, Rudee Inlet can hook you up with adventure.

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    • Oyster Farm Boat Tours

      Slip on your water shoes and pack a bottle of wine before embarking on an oyster
      farm tour, departing from Lynnhaven Inlet. Sample Virginia Beach's legendary
      Lynnhaven Oysters, while learning about their historical significance and
      revitalization efforts, and touring a local working oyster farm by boat.

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