Christmas Tree Lighting and annual Christmas Parade are just a few of the events that the Special Events Committee oversees for the Town of Manteo. An all volunteer group that contributes their talents to events through out the year. Volunteers appointed by Manteo's town commissioners, meet once a month to plan special events for the town.
We offer something for everyone in your family. Join the author of "A Guide to Sea Kayaking the NC Coast" and our other guides for one-of-a-kind kayak tours. We'll paddle the sounds and salt marshes of the Outer Banks looking for some of the large variety of wildlife. We have a kayak tour that will interest every member of your family. We also offer kayak instruction and clinics, kayak rentals and equipment. Like to scuba dive? The waters off our coast are called The Graveyard of the Atlantic since over 600 ships have wrecked here.
Come aboard the Sea Gypsy - get caught up in this real life adventure and be amazed as our crew taps into the wonder of a child’s imagination. Once aboard the young pirates will learn the rules at sea and navigate a treasure map to find our sunken treasure. A message in a bottle is found and the children discover that Pirate Pete, the smelliest, most rotten pirate on the seven seas is lurking nearby and he has something our brave crew needs. Off we go into battle with our famous water cannons! Will the crew defeat Pirate Pete and find the sunken treasure?
Have you ever wanted to jump out of a plane? There is no better place to experience your first skydive than the beautiful Outer Banks of North Carolina, where human flight began. We love giving people the thrill of a lifetime and watching them have a great time. Plus we get to jump out of a plane all day! Tandem skydiving is one of the best ways to experience a thrill like no other, with no prior skydiving experience, and just a little bit of training.
Carolina Sunrise Inshore Fishing is the premier North Carolina inshore fishing guide and Outer Banks fishing charter. We take you to the best Outer Banks fishing spots by boat so you catch trout, flounder, cobia, stripers, drum, spanish mackerel, and more.
Ortega'z brings spice to Downtown Manteo. With a definite southwestern flair, and a relaxed, casual atmosphere, you can enjoy lunch or dinner on the covered outdoor patio or in either of the dining rooms. It’s where everyone gathers!
Stripers Bar and Grille is a 3 floor restaurant with every seat overlooking the water. Our first floor features steamed bar with view of the sound also outdoor patio and screened in porch, if you want to come by water, boat slips available when dinning in at Striper's. The second floor is a great family dining experience with views of Albemarle sound and full bar. Up top on the 3rd floor is the breathtaking view with outside deck dining and inside seating with the ultimate dining experience. We are committed to serving the freshest seafood.
Since 1984, Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop has been serving the Outer Banks and the Town of Manteo the finest breakfast and lunch available. We use only the highest quality meats and cheeses in our menu items and our signature daily specials. So, whether you are visiting the area or an old salt, come on in and experience a true Roanoke Island Landmark.
Come join us at Olde Towne Creamery for premium selections of hard-packed ice cream, extraordinary Italian Ice, award-winning fudge, gourmet pies, cakes, desserts, refreshing bottled drinks plus coffee and tea