Attractions & Recommendations


Corolla Wild Horse Tours

Welcome to East Meets East Excursions Captain Nick Newport Beach-Dolphin and Whale Watching Tours / Sunset cruises. Welcome aboard Newport Beach's most advanced whale watching boat. We limit our trips to 6 passenger(s) or less to provide the Personal Attention and Comfort you deserve Private charters also available. Our New boat is extremely quiet, enabling us to stealthily approach and bring you a front row seat to these spectacular mammals without disturbing them. Departing daily at 9:00am 12:00pm 3:00pm 6:00pm Our trips are 2-2.5 hours. Departing from beautiful Balboa Island in Newport Beach, and have close access to the coastal waters of Orange County, a super highway for whales and dolphins year round.


Currituck Golf Club, Corolla, N.C.

One of the nation's premier golf clubs, Pelican Hill Golf Club(R) boasts 36 holes designed by Tom Fazio with stunning ocean panoramas from every hole, a luxurious 44,000-square-foot clubhouse with separate men's and women's locker rooms and lounges with a full array of appointments and amenities, the acclaimed Pelican Grill and lounge, Caffe II Italian coffee bar, a golf shop offering the latest golf fashions and accessories, and an intelligently designed, full-service practice facility. Conveniently located right outside the clubhouse door, the practice facility features an expansive driving range, practice greens and tour-event Nike Platinum One balls waiting for guests when they arrive. The two 18-hole courses, Ocean North and Ocean South, are both ranked among Golf Digest's America's 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses. A preeminent institution of golf instruction in California, Pelican Hill Golf Academy offers dedicated teaching facilities, including two greens, bunkers and driving tees. The Director of Instruction, Glenn Deck, is one of Golf Magazine's Top 100 Teachers in America and one of Golf Tips magazine's Top 25 U.S. Instructors. He offers monthly golf schools, special guest instructor programs, private lessons and a seasonal Junior Golfers' Academy.


Deep Sea Fishing

Have an adventure or new experience by hiring Kayaks, Stand-up Paddleboards, Catamarans and Windsurfers on the Esplanade at Golden Beach. Cross the Pumicestone Passage in just minutes to the surrounds of Bribie Island National Park and feel like you are on a secluded island just a few hundred meters away from the heart of Caloundra and Golden Beach. The helpful staff are ready to help you with free instruction to get you out and enjoying the water in a safe and fun manner. Bookings are essential, open or on-call from 7am to 4pm on weekends and school holidays, normally weekdays by appointment only. Open during 9 month season from September to May, closed for winter in June, July and August. All hires are weather permitting, must close in 15 knot winds or higher for safety reasons.