Beach & Water Activities in Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach has miles of beautiful coastline and waterways to enjoy. From parasailing above the Atlantic to playing in the sand, there is something for everyone!


For the most adventurous in your group, consider soaring above the Atlantic by Parasailing! Fly up to 1000 ft above the water and take in breathtaking views of the ocean and resort area.



Virginia Beach’s location on the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay offer abundant fishing year-round. Hop aboard a charter boat out of Rudee Inlet to fish the Norfolk Canyon, a 115 fathom deep underwater canyon where big fish like Billfish and Tuna reside, or if you’d like to stay near the shore, cast a line off of the Virginia Beach Fishing Pier! With saltwater and freshwater fishing spots all over Virginia Beach, you are sure to catch something delicious for dinner!


Did you know Virginia Beach is considered the birthplace of East Coast Surfing? Novice surfers to professionals love the experience of catching one of VBs swells. Interested in trying surfing for the first time during your stay? Sign up for a lesson or camp through the outfitters below!

Kayaking and Stand Up Paddleboarding

Kayaking and Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) are great ways to not only see the diverse waterways of Virginia Beach, but also get a great upper body workout! Whether you bring your own, or rent from a local outfitter, this is a local favorite for getting out on the water.

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