The Atlantic Ocean on one side and Pamlico Sound on the other provide you with gorgeous water views, endless water activities, and a vacation like no other. If you love being outdoors, then you will love OBX camping on the beaches of Hatteras Island, NC.
Our island retreat offers a much different vibe from the northern Outer Banks, as Rodanthe and the other island villages have a more laid-back feel, perfect for getting away from it all. This area still has all the same OBX offerings, though, from water sports to nature-inspired recreation. If you are ready to relax, unwind and slow down with some oceanfront camping in North Carolina, plan your beach vacation to Cape Hatteras/Outer Banks KOA Resort.
Enjoy Staying Right on the Beach at Cape Hatteras/Outer Banks KOA Resort
If you're looking for the best campground in the OBX, we've got you covered! Our charming campground is located right off the beach in the lovely village of Rodanthe, NC. This locale is a delightful blend of cedar-clad vacation rentals and wide-open beaches, making it the perfect backdrop for your getaway. If you are wondering where to stay in Rodanthe, NC, look no further than Cape Hatteras/Outer Banks KOA Resort. Our variety of accommodations will fit every lifestyle and budget, and we are a short jaunt from the Atlantic shoreline:
Explore Cape Hatteras, North Carolina and the Outer Banks
If this is your first time camping along the North Carolina coast in Hatteras Island, you will be amazed at the vast expanses of undeveloped beach wilderness that lie between the island's seven village communities. With the Atlantic Ocean roaring to the east and the warm shallows of Pamlico Sound to your west, this area is beloved by anglers and surfers alike.
By far, the most popular thing to do in the Outer Banks is to lose track of time at the beach! These endless stretches of natural shorelines are a great place to relax seaside and build sandcastles with the kids. Roam the sand dunes or participate in the countless water activities available, including kite boarding, stand-up paddle boarding, scuba diving, surfing and more.
Of course, there are plenty of other exciting attractions to explore on Hatteras Island and throughout the Outer Banks, such as:
When it comes to a pet-friendly oceanfront camping getaway in North Carolina, we know the littlest details can take your beach vacation to new heights. That is why we offer tons of wonderful amenities, from comfortable features like picnic tables and electrical and water hookups at sites to fun-filled activities, designed to make your stay as enjoyable as possible.
If you are taking a break from the salt and sand, there are still plenty of ways to cool off in the water at Cape Hatteras/Outer Banks KOA Resort. Make a splash in our Zero Entry Pool, ride the NEW double water slide, swim in our Lap Lanes or relax in the Hot Tub. If you are hungry, enjoy a snack or meal at our Poolside Café, or relax in our lounge area.
Traveling with the family? Our OBX campground offers plenty of fun-filled offerings on-site, so you never have to go far for a great time. Explore the abundant entertainment during the season, such as Pirate Thursdays, movie nights under the stars or KOA Express Fun Train. Be sure to ask the front desk for a weekly fun finder for a list of all the activities going on. There's even a safe place for Fido to play within our Kamp K9® Dog Park. It is the perfect spot for your furry friends to stretch their legs after a day of travel.
KOA is the best Outer Banks campground for beach goers, water enthusiasts and active types looking to adventure and relax. We offer a variety of OBX cabin rentals and tent camping options as well as the best RV camping around! Take advantage of our beach access and rent a bike, kayak or paddleboard, or do the like the locals and grab your board. Even if you have never surfed, there are plenty of local surf classes that will have you charging the waves in no time.
Wondering Where to Camp in the Outer Banks? Book Your Stay at our Cape Hatteras KOA Resort
We currently offer the following activities:
Starts: 03/24/2023 - Ends: 03/26/2023
Join us for 4 days of food, drink and fun on the Outer Banks of North Carolina! The Outer Banks Taste of The Beach Weekend is a fantastic way to sample the fare of many fine restaurants on the Outer Banks in one fun-filled, food-centric weekend! Casual chefs to full-on foodie fanatics will revel in innovative culinary opportunities offered up by members of the Outer Banks Restaurant Association. You can indulge in a fancy wine dinner one night and mix with the masses in an organic farm to fork experience the next. Or maybe an intimate cooking class with one of the area's world class chefs is more your speed. This fun food festival event features: wine tastings, cooking classes, special multi-course menu presentations, brewery tours, tapas crawls, cook-offs, showdowns and throwdowns, dine-arounds and many more culinary delights!
Starts: 05/12/2023 - Ends: 05/13/2023
Stay Friday, May 12 and get Saturday, May 13 for just $20*. The Big Weekend helps raise funds to send kids with cancer to medically-supervised camps all across North America. Kids fighting cancer deserve a chance to attend a summer camp and to just be a kid again. Funds raised support KOA Care Camps which distributes more than $2.2 million dollars annually to support 132 oncology camps each year.
In addition to the sweet deal for the weekend, come celebrate Mom for Mother's Day, with a full lineup of fun including music, crafts, mimosas & muffins.
Learn more at koacarecamps.org, and reserve your stay here! *Only at participating KOA locations. Applies to one-site, for two consecutive nights at the same KOA. Sites may be limited. Not valid with other discounts.
Need to Cancel? If you need to cancel your reservation, please call 252-987-2307 before the deadlines listed below to receive your deposit refund, minus a $10 cancellation fee. Text and email notifications of cancellations are not acceptable.
Reservations made after these deadlines require nonrefundable deposits. Cancellations made after deadlines will result in forfeiture of all deposits.RV & Tent Sites: 48 hours cancellation notice is required. Notify your KOA by 4 p.m. two days before your scheduled arrival.Camping Cabins: 7 days cancellation notice required. Please notify your KOA one week before your scheduled arrival.Deluxe Cabins & Unique Accommodations: 14 day cancellation notice is required. Notify your KOA by 4 p.m. two weeks prior to scheduled arrival.Reservations made after these deadlines require nonrefundable deposits. Cancellations made after deadlines will result in forfeiture of all deposits.Holidays and special events may have special deposit and/or cancellation requirements. Special conditions may apply during high-demand periods and special events. Please check with your selected KOA for details.