Things To Do

Leland, North Carolina, is a great place to take in the outdoors any time of year. With a sunny, subtropical climate and easy access to nearby beaches, parks, wetlands, and the Cape Fear River, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Check out some of the best outdoor activities near you in Leland.

Mahanaim Adventures
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Mahanaim Adventures

Welcome to Mahanaim Adventures, your expert guides and provisioners for the BEST outdoor adventures in and around Wilmington, North Carolina.

  • Kayaking
  • Backpacking/hiking
  • Camping

No hassle adventures

We will make the arrangements, provide the knowledge, expertise and equipment, and supply the food and other essentials so you are free to create memories, build bonds and experience the adventure of a lifetime. You provide an adventurous spirit!

Adventure locations

Based on your interests, Mahanaim Adventures custom designs trips in the Wilmington & Cape Fear region of North Carolina and beyond including:

  1. Town and Rice Creeks
  2. Black River
  3. Moore's Creek
  4. Cape Fear River
  5. Northeast Cape Fear River
  6. Holly Shelter Creek
  7. Lumber River

Themed adventures

We will plan a trip that caters to your interests and goals. Some to consider:

  1. Ecology Adventures
  2. Wildlife Viewing Adventures
  3. Boy and Girl Scouting Adventures
  4. Sunset, Moonlight and Sunrise Adventures
  5. Teambuilding Adventures
  6. KayakCamping Adventures

Wildlife Adventures

The Cape Fear region is rich in scenic beauty and abundant in wildlife year round. Coastal NC is one of three major bird fly zones in the country. Many of the area's rivers flow through large tracts of undeveloped land, creating excellent opportunities to see a variety of birds and other animals in their native habitats, including:

  • River otters
  • Beaver
  • Deer
  • Black bear
  • Alligators
  • Ducks
  • Herons
  • Pelicans
  • Ibises
  • Egrets
  • Skimmers

Adventure Rates

Half day (3-4 hour) adventures from $55 per person
Full day (4-7 hour) adventures from $90 per person
Overnight adventures from $150 to $250 per person per day

Group discounts available for groups of 5 or more. Maximum number of participants is 10.

Hours of Operation

We provide kayaking and backpacking adventures 362 days a year. Hours are from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Explore the natural beauty of the Cape Fear region. Let Mahanaim design a custom adventure for you, your family, church, or civic group.