Come For The Kayak, Stay For The Weekend!

YAKWORKS is located along the beautiful North Carolina coast between Wilmington, NC and Myrtle Beach, SC. In fact Southport was featured in the 2013 Nicholas Sparks film Safe Haven, making it a must see destination for many tourists every year. We would like to encourage our out-of-town customers who are considering the drive to our shop to also make a mini-vacation of it. There are so many things to do in the area making it the ideal getaway. YAKWORKS is happy to accommodate your schedule to make pickup as easy on you as possible.

Area Attractions

Southport (Local)

Southport is a historical port town full of character and southern charm. Come sit along the bay in one of the wooden swings or walk the historic downtown shopping district. You can literally feel time slowing down.



Oak Island (Local)

Oak Island is where you want to head if your time in town requires time at the beach! This 12 mile long island features 10 miles of beach frontage and endless rental properties to call home while in-town.



Area Beaches (Brunswick County)

Southport and Oak Island are the nearest towns to YAKWORKS but there are many other area beaches and attractions within the region.

  • Caswell Beach - 5 Miles Away
  • Oak Island - 5 Miles Away
  • Bald Head Island - 10 Miles Away (Ferry Ride)
  • Holden Beach - 20 Miles Away
  • Ocean Isle Beach - 30 Miles Away
  • Sunset Beach - 35 Miles Away

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Wilmington, NC (30 Miles Away)

Wilmington, North Carolina is the nearest major city to YAKWORKS and if you like a vibrant downtown with lots of shops, restaurants and nightlife we recommend seeing what all this port-city has to offer.

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Myrtle Beach, SC (60 Miles Away)

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina has long been the summer destination of families from all over the Southeast of the United States. For many, it is the childhood memory of what it meant to go to the beach. If family fun and more to do than you could ever ask for are your goal we highly recommend staying in Myrtle Beach.

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