If you want to experience every facet of things to do on Ocracoke, don’t let a lack of gear stop you. Rent the equipment you need for land and water play from the numerous recreation and rental companies on the island. Watersports companies let you try gear before you buy it with rentals for standup paddleboards, surfboards, bodyboards, skimboards and kayaks. When you want to explore Ocracoke the island way, swap your car for a bike or golf cart available through rental companies. Rentals are typically available on hourly, daily or weekly bases, depending on each company’s policies.