Ocracoke Island sunsets are spectacular. So it’s no surprise that watching the sunset is one of our favorite Ocracoke Island activities. Depending on where you are on the island, you will experience a different view of the sky, the water, and the landscape.
Beachcombing is a way of life on Ocracoke, and shelling, beach driving, and shore fishing are a fun part of every Ocracoke vacation. You can easily access the beach just outside of Ocracoke Village.
Built in 1823, the Ocracoke Light is the oldest lighthouse in North Carolina still in continuous service and the second oldest in the United States in continuous service.
Event Starts07/02/2020 - 5:00pm
July 2-5 Celebrate Independence Day on Ocracoke Island. Canceled.
Event Starts08/01/2020 - 8:00am
Ocracoke’s history of a passion for figs is celebrated annually at the Ocracoke Fig Festival. This year Ocracoke's "Sweetest Tradition" will be celebrated virtually.
Event Starts09/05/2020 - 2:00pm
Exciting auction items, good times, great seafood and music will be the highlight of the Ocracoke Seafood Festival Health Center Benefit. The festival will take place at the Berkley Barn.
Visitors to Ocracoke that will be driving their off-road vehicle on the beach are required to obtain an Off-road Vehicle Use Permit from the National Park Service. Get to the beach sooner! Obtain and print permits online before your arrival.
Welcome Back to Ocracoke Island. Here's is a glimpse of what businesses are open. Discover tips and safety information for Ocracoke Island take-out restaurants, golf cart rentals, bike rentals, fishing charters, and stores.
Thinking about a vacation this year? We're sure you're curious about the cleaning process to ensure the safety of you and your family. At Ocracoke Island Realty, we take cleaning and safety seriously and have been improving our already high standards in light of the Novel Coronavirus.