A.S. Austin Co. in Hatteras Village and A.S. Austin Co. in Buxton offers kayak rentals and Outer Banks tours to fit everyone’s needs. We have a 1- to 2-hour guided tours through the Great Salt Marshes. Our Family Casual Tour with an experienced guide is a great way to start. You can experience a slow paced adventure through the back waters of Hatteras Village, see wildlife and learn a little island history. We also offer Sunset and naturalist tours. New for this season is our Evening Aquarium tour. The sound comes alive after the sun goes down. Our kayak rentals include your vest (PFD) and paddle. We have single, tandem and fishing kayaks for the surf or sound. Please call or stop by for more information.
Our rental bicycle fleet features Jamis lightweight earth cruisers—biking is the perfect way to experience Hatteras Village’s charm. We also carry Tandem and Trike bikes just for the fun of it. All bicycle rentals include a lock and seat height is adjusted to suit your comfort.
We offer surfboard rentals and lessons for all ages. Learn the basics with a seasoned native that has enjoyed the East Coast his entire life. Stand-up paddleboards are all rage. It’s easier than it looks. Our SUP rentals include your vest and adjustable paddle. We can also give you a mini lesson if you feel the need. See the Pamlico Sound from a different perspective. View fish, crabs, rays and underwater wildlife while gliding atop on your SUP!
We have everything you need for a fishing adventure on your vacation! We rent and sell fishing carts and poles and rent clam rakes with free advice from local experts!
We also carry beach chairs, towels, sun block, straw hats, umbrellas, boogie boards, skim boards, clam rakes and baskets, t-shirts, sunglasses, fishing poles, handmade jewelry, bicycle supplies, skateboards, sundresses, beach wheelchairs, and expert native advice.
We can deliver upon request.