Camping and Lodging in Wilmington, NC

Wilmington KOA offers great lodging and camping, including RV sites, cabins and deluxe cabins, all just five miles from Wrightsville Beach and eight miles from historic downtown Wilmington, NC. A variety of boutiques and museums, as well as horse-drawn carriage tours, biking, kayaking, sailboarding, and fishing are just a few of the many activities that you can enjoy in Wilmington while camping at KOA. The local charms of Wilmington and Wrightsville Beach shine through in a stay at KOA campgrounds of North Carolina.


Experience the fun of camping and lodging with all the comforts of home at Wilmington KOA.

The minute you set foot at Wilmington KOA, you’ll see for yourself why we have won the prestigious Founder’s Award every year since 2009, a coveted honor that proves we’re leading the way in the KOA camping and lodging experience. Our relaxing nature retreat is hidden in the heart of Wilmington’s city life, providing the perfect blend of solitude and entertainment. With sprawling Southern Pines shadowing our RV resort and luxurious cabin accommodations, you and your family will experience the fun of camping with all the comforts of home. There’s something for everyone – from a sparkling swimming pool and cozy game room to a stocked camp store and even a playground for your pets. And when you venture beyond the campground, our friendly staff will help point you in the direction of wherever you want to go – whether it be the historical U.S.S. North Carolina Battleship, a romantic riverboat cruise, or the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, one of the region’s largest aquariums. Plus, you’ll find yourself only five miles from the sun-drenched sand and surf of Wrightsville Beach and mere minutes from the charming historic downtown shopping and dining district. You have to see it to believe it.

  • Check-in Time – RV & Tents – 12pm (noon)
  • Check-out Time – All Sites 11am
  • RV Clubs & Rallies (Off Season)
  • Cabins & Deluxe Cabins – 3pm
  • Planned Activities Available (in Season)
  • Families & Reunions Welcome!

Wilmington KOA Activities & Attractions

U.S.S. North Carolina Battleship
(910) 251-5797
A unique opportunity to walk the decks of a living legend. The self-guided tour takes you to portions of nine decks where you can visit crews’ quarters, see the engine room, enter the gun turrets, inspect the newly restored bridge and discover the recently opened radio central where the end of the war message was received. Numerous exhibits in the Visitor’s Center and on the ship vividly capture the World War II experience.

Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
(910) 251-8889
A costumed driver narrates the journey as passengers ride past the stately mansions, impressive restored homes and the riverfront of historic Wilmington. An eight-passenger surrey is used for the tours and a trolley operates on busy days or for private parties. The carriage tour begins at the corner of Water and Market Streets.

North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher
(800) 323-FISH
Recently renovated and expanded, the 84,000 sq. ft. N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher takes visitors on a journey from freshwater rivers and swamps to saltwater marshes and estuaries, into reefs and the open ocean. Features a 235,000-gallon saltwater tank with sharks, barracudas, and loggerhead sea turtles, and a 20,000 sq. ft. conservatory with catfish, alligators and water snakes.

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Wilmington Weekly Special

January 1, 2015 – December 31, 2015

Take your time, relax at the beach and tour historic downtown Wilmington. Stay 6 nights and get your 7th night FREE!

Reserve Online or call (888) 562-5699 and reference Hot Deal Code: C1.

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Monthly Sites

Wilmington KOA is the ideal location if you’re looking for a monthly camping and lodging in a beautiful coastal area. We have both short term and long term sites to choose from so we can easily accommodate any of your needs whether you’re here to visit family, explore the area, or work locally.

Wilmington KOA is perfectly located just five miles from Wrightsville Beach and eight miles from historic downtown Wilmington.  We offer a clean, quiet and safe place for you to stay while you’re in the area. We are also just a short drive to the NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher, the USS North Carolina Battleship and miles of sandy beaches.

Onsite we have 24 hour laundry and bath house facilities and from April through September our pool is open and we have planned activities.

Rates are based on 1 or 2 people with a maximum of 4 adults per monthly site.  Extra adult charges are $50.00/person, children 12 and under are free. Long term sites and rates are based on availability and short term sites and rates are only available from September-April. Pets are allowed but must be kept on a leash, picked up after and not left outside unattended.

Rates are available for Deluxe Cabins from November 1st – March 31. There is an extra charge for pets in the Deluxe Cabins of $25.00/month per pet. Pricing based on double occupancy.

Please call 888.562.5699 for rate information and availability

Anyone owning an RV ten years or older is required to send a picture of all four sides to info@wilmingtonkoa.com before a reservation can be made.

Site numbers are given upon arrival.