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Still Looking for the Perfect Holiday Gift?

Posted by on December 22, 2012

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People often say that being on the Outer Banks brings them peace and joy.  So, what better time to give someone a gift from the Outer Banks?  Go to one of our amazing local shops and take your time picking out that perfect item, or visit one of the great websites that Outer Banks businesses have for you to order the perfect gift. Perhaps you want to give gifts that make a difference?  If that’s the case, consider these wonderful ideas…


Sponsor a Bankers Horse!  Everyone loves the Wild Spanish Mustangs of the Outer Banks.  They are a beautiful part of our history.  The Corolla Wild Horse Fund is offering an exciting new program that benefits the wild horses and gives you the opportunity to give the gift of being a “Wild Horse Hero”.  Visit this website for more information:


Sea turtles are another one of the natural wonders of the Outer Banks and N.E.S.T. (Network for Endangered Sea Turtles) is the organization that monitors our local sea turtle population and helps with hatchings, stranding and rehabilitation.  Make a small donation to this amazing organization and they will send a note to that special someone from you!


Maybe your loved one would like a gift they can use again and again.  Consider buying an annual membership to the NC Aquarium at Roanoke Island!  Kids of all ages want to visit the aquarium on Roanoke Island over and over again.  Or maybe you’d prefer to sponsor a specific animal?  Adopt-an-Animal allows you to choose from five popular marine animals and three different levels of support.


Has your loved one always wanted to scuba dive with sharks?  For certified scuba divers the NC Aquarium on Roanoke is offering the experience of a life time – the chance to dive with sand tiger, sandbar and nurse sharks in their 285,000-gallon Graveyard of the Atlantic exhibit!

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